Archive - Feb 27, 2012

John Buck O’Neil inducted into Hall of Famous Missourians

BY DICK ALDRICH
Missouri News Horizon

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Missouri House of Representatives Monday formally inducted Kansas City baseball legend John “Buck” O’Neil into the Hall of Famous Missourians.

O’Neil, well known as a player and coach of the Kansas City Monarchs of the Negro Baseball Leagues of the 1930s, 40s and 50s also became the first African American to coach in the major league.

OBITUARY: Washington: Anna M. Goebel (May 25, 1926 - February 26, 2012)

Funeral services for Anna M. Goebel, 85, of Washington, Missouri will be held Thursday, March 1, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. from St. Peter’s United Church of Christ in Washington.

Blazing brush fire extinguished thanks to quick response by fire crews

OBITIUARY: Beaufort, Mo - Leona Quillen Skouby (Aug. 4, 1922 – Feb. 25, 2012)

Leona Quillien Skouby, nee Schmuke of Union, Mo. passed away on Sat., Feb. 25, 2012.

Visitation will be held on Mon., Mar. 4 at the Oltmann Funeral home in Union, Mo from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

MU Expert Predicts Hot, Dry Summer for Midwest‏

COLUMBIA, Mo. – For nearly a year, the Midwest and southwest United States have experienced drought and warmer than normal conditions. A University of Missouri expert is predicting no relief, as he expects drought and hot conditions to continue this summer.

Senate passes telemarketing restrictions - Stop wasting my cell minutes

Missouri News Horizon
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Pesky sales calls may soon be a thing of the past for Missouri cell phone users.

Shamrocks finish up season strong rolling into districts

New Haven, Mo – Friday night New Haven played in front of a packed house filled with shamrock fans, decked out in their green and white.  It was also a night filled with emotions as New Haven’s six seniors played their final game on the "Ray Steinhoff Court".

Postgame interview with Ryan Menke