Archive - Mar 2012

March 31st

Shamrocks fall to Linn 12-1

Photos by Kyle Quick

Ross Seitter thrown out at home in the bottom of the fifth after Andrew Schwentker knocked a two out base hit to left field.

New Haven, Mo – Friday night New Haven was handed their fourth loss of the season.  Linn’s starter, Dalton Wolfe, pitched six scoreless innings, racking up nine strikeouts, and holding New Haven to just three hits.

Man threatens residence with a machete

St. Clair, Mo - Early Friday morning at approximately 12:03 a.m. Franklin County Deputies responded to the 300 block of Fair Oaks Drive, five miles south of St. Clair, Mo. in reference to a peace disturbance involving an individual with a machete.

Three young ladies helping in the fight to end world hunger

Photo by Mark West
Alison Long, Anna Miller, and Hannah Fitts.

Warm weather could boost turkey hunters’ long-term prospects

Mild winter and early spring weather shifts the balance a little more in favor of a population rebound for Missouri’s wild-turkey flock, but it won’t have much effect on this year’s spring turkey season, according to the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC).

Missouri State Parks announces Camp Smart program‏

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri State Parks encourages its visistors to help implement a green initiative, Camp Smart, throughout its park system that will help conserve energy, protect the environment and save money. Reducing energy use will also help Missouri State Parks keep camping fees low.

March 30th

VonBehren awarded Business Person of the Year

Two simple words, “thank you”, arguably define the characteristics of Larry VonBehren.  Every time a customer leaves Home Oil after having their vehicle serviced they are sent down the road with a “thank you”.

OBITUARY: Hermann: Robert G. Kicker (April 1, 1955 - March 30, 2012)

Robert G. Kicker, 56, of Hermann, Missouri, passed away on Friday, March 30th, 2012 at his home.

WildHeart offers music and environmental message in Missouri state parks‏

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The music and environmental message of Wildheart will be heard again in five Missouri State Parks in spring 2012. Sponsored by Missouri State Parks, with grant support from the Missouri Arts Council, these performances are free of charge and the public is invited to attend.

David Engelbrecht speaks about Larry Vonbehren

NHHS students had the opportunity to plan for their future careers today

Photos by Kaylin Bade.
Above, New Haven Alum Mike Faris speaks to students about physical therapy.

The New Haven High School FBLA hosted a Career Day today from 10:15 - 2:45.  Students were exposed to professionals within 21 potential future careers, ranging from accounting to agribusiness and farming to physical therapy.

Senate votes new penalty for careless hunters


Missouri News Horizon
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri hunters involved in the accidental death of another person could soon face stiffer penalties.

Bash trash in Missouri with April Trash Bash!

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo -- Many signs of spring in Missouri are a welcome sight. Green shoots and flowering trees and bulbs promise warmer weather ahead. Unfortunately, other sights during spring aren't so welcome, such as litter along roads and highways, in our communities and in our outdoor spaces. Help fight litter through Missouri’s annual No MOre Trash! Bash in April.

Menke named Youth Citizen of the Year

Pictured with Ryan Menke is Tim Strobel who presented Ryan with the Youth Citizen of the Year Award.

Last night, Ryan Menke was awarded the Youth Citizen of the Year Award at the New Haven Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet held at Robller Vineyard.  (Watch the presentation of award below.)

Duke’s Chelsea Gray Selected USBWA All-America

Photo by Kyle Quick
Pictured above is Chelsea Gray in Monday night's game against Stanford.

DURHAM, N.C. – Duke University sophomore Chelsea Gray has been voted one of 10 members of the United States Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) All-America team, which was announced this week.

March 29th

Thursday's Tug of War - Students vs Teachers

The Main Event of Leadership Week

“Education is the mother of leadership.” Wendell Willkie

Governor breaks ground for new railroad bridge

Missouri News Horizon
– Gov. Jay Nixon has broken ground for a new bridge that should help the flow of passenger rail traffic across the state.

The new bridge on the Union Pacific rail lines across the Osage River east of Jefferson City will alleviate the last bottleneck along the line between Jefferson City and St. Louis by the end of 2013. Currently, trains along the line are funneled from two tracks down to one to cross the Osage in eastern Cole County, at times creating delays for freight and passenger trains alike.

Shoplifter steals items from store leaves 4 year old behind

New Haven, Mo – Yesterday evening at approximately 5:40 p.m. an adult female went into Dollar General attempting to purchase several items using an EBT card.  After several of her purchases were denied, she continued to shop around the store.

Happy ending to report of missing child

Pacific, Mo – Yesterday afternoon at approximately 3:00 p.m., Franklin County Deputies received a report of a missing child at an apartment complex on Carlye Way outside of Pacific.

March 28th

New oil pipeline coming to Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - A Canadian oil pipeline company is coming to Missouri, but it’s not the much-discussed Keystone XL project.

Monday night, Enbridge, Inc. of Calgary, Canada announced it was partnering with Houston, Tx. based Enterprise Products LP to lay a pipeline to carry oil across Missouri, in a path running roughly diagonally from Hannibal to to south of Kansas City.