Archive - Mar 2012

March 9th

Nixon sees off 41 National Guardsmen bound for Afghanistan

Members of the Missouri National Guard’s Agribusiness Development Team VI listen as Gov. Jay Nixon speaks at the unit’s deployment ceremony in Jefferson City on Friday. The team is headed to Afghanistan after final training in Indiana. Photo by Tim Sampson/Missouri News Horizon.

Blue Devils Await the NCAA Tournament Selection Show on Monday

Photo by Kyle Quick

DURHAM, N.C. -  On Monday, March 12, the Duke women’s basketball team will receive its 18th consecutive and 19th overall NCAA Tournament bid when the 2012 NCAA Tournament brackets are released live on ESPN at 7:00 p.m.


Happy Birthday Debbie

From the faculty and staff at New Haven Middle School and High School.

Yes we can Lady Rocks

By Clare Roth

Ten years ago, the Lady Shamrocks brought home the first State Championship for The New Haven girl’s basketball program.

We may have won district titles or have advanced into the Missouri State Tournament in the years following.  However, no team has broken the same barrier of advancing to the Final Four since 2002.

Firefighters receive better training through donation

Local farmer directs $2,500 through America’s Farmers Grow Communities

Candlelight hospital tours tomorrow evening at Battle of Lexington State Historic Site

MO DNR, JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The stories of Civil War battles can be found not only on the battlefields but also in the hospitals where wounded soldiers fought for their lives.

Scheer named to The ACC All-Academic Women's Basketball Team for second straight year

Photos by Kyle Quick

ECC students and staff meet with state legislators

East Central College students, trustees and staff members visited the State Capital February 22 for Community College Rally Day.

Front row, from left, are students Cady Honey, Jessica Somers, and Angela Bolzenius, Vice President of Student Development Cookie Hays, and Executive Director of the ECC Foundation Shannon Grus.  Back row, from left, are Vice President of Finance and Administration Dr. Jon Bauer, trustees Tom Dill and Don Kappelmann, students Justin Ferris, Jonathan McCarty, JD Johnson, and Ricky Sang, ECC President Dr. Ed Jackson and Senator Brian Nieves.

March 8th

Gerling's only point was the game's biggest point

Rachel Steinhoff and Kierstin Monzyk mob Stephanie Gerling after she hits game winning free throw.

Park Hills, Mo – The Lady Shamrocks upended seconded ranked Meadow Heights in one of the biggest upsets thus far in the state playoffs, 49-48.

Mo. Senator wants to prepare for the collapse of the federal government

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – What would Missourians do in the event of the sudden collapse of the federal government? That’s a question that one Missouri lawmaker wants answered.

National Honor Society inducts 15 students - Insightful guest speaker

Pictured are the 15 students inducted into the National Honor Society:  Rachel Horstmann, Hannah Kassebaum, Graden Lovelace, Tessa Kelsick, Seth Schenck, Jenna Slocum, Kierstin Monzyk, Fey Chavez, Stephanie Gerling, Rachel Steinhoff, Andrew Schwentker, Ross Seitter, Megan Ley, Thomas Penning, and Stephanie Scheer.

March 7th

“Spread the Word to End the Word” - The "R" word

Photos and article by Teresa Poe

Students, faculty, staff, and friends of Franklin County R-II School District have made a pledge to “Spread the Word to End the Word”.

Spread the Word is a movement to end the negative, derogatory use of the word "retard".

House weights the cost of a second nuclear reactor at Callaway

The Callaway Nuclear Power Plant in Fulton, Mo. Photo by Rebecca Townsend/Missouri News Horizon

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.  The question of whether or not consumers will help Ameren Missouri pay for the cost of a permit it needs to begin building a second nuclear power reactor in Callaway County is back before legislators at the State Capitol.

High school students petition state lawmakers to lower voting age for primaries

Missouri News Horizon

Jefferson City, Mo - If an 18-year-old is allowed to vote in the general presidential election, why shouldn’t he or she get a say in the presidential primary while they’re still 17?

That’s the question posed by a group of high school students who testified before a Missouri House elections committee.

March 6th

It's high school basketball baby...

This is the greatest time of the year for high school basketball and we don’t want you to miss a moment of the action.

Tune in Wednesday night for a live broadcast of the Girls Class 2 sectionals between New Haven and Meadow Heights.  Pregame show is set to began at 5:40 p.m. and the opening tip at 6 p.m.

Three Lady Shamrocks named to All-District Team

OBITUARY: New Haven: Evelyn Mary Bauche (Dec. 16 1912 - Mar. 6 2012)

Evelyn Mary Bauche, 99, of New Haven, Mo., passed away on Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at New Haven Care Center.

Mrs. Bauche was born in New Haven, Mo on December 16, 1912, the daughter of the late Oscar F. and Nina L. (Korff) Pelster.

Evelyn graduated from New Haven High School in 1930.

She was the widow of Gustave W. Bauche. They were married August 8, 1937 at Trinity Lutheran Church, New Haven.

Three departments and eight trucks tackle Oak Meadows blaze

Leslie, Mo – Fire crews all across Franklin County have been busy fighting brush fires today, which quickly begins to deplete resources when having multiple alarms at one time.  At the time of this alarm, there were three large active brush fires that both New Haven and Beaufort/Leslie had initially sent a truck to assist.

President Obama to speak at Joplin H.S. graduation

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Nearly a year to the day after a deadly tornado tore through Joplin, President Barack Obama will speak at the high school graduation ceremony.

MDC News: NWS issues Red Flag Warning, be firewise to prevent wildfires‏

MDC Media Alert, JEFFERSON CITY, Mo -- The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a “Red Flag Warning” for much of Missouri.