Archive - Apr 2012

April 30th

OBITUARY: New Haven: Rev. Robert W. Kroening (June 21, 1925 - April 29, 2012)

Rev. Robert W. Kroening, 86, of New Haven, Missouri, passed away on Sunday, April 29, 2012 at the New Haven Care Center.

Kawasaki USA Recalls Recreational Vehicles Due to Injury, Death Hazard

The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Four Rivers Conference Track Meet - BREAKING UPDATE - Smith wins 800m

Update 4:20 p.m.
Pacific, Mo - Will Smith ran a brilliant 800m race, running a personal best of 2:03.73.  Smith tucked in behind a Pacific runner letting him lead the first 500m.

Franklin County Sheriff's Department cracks down on underage drinking

FRANKLIN COUNTY, MO - With prom and graduation season here, Franklin County Sheriff's Office wants to make sure Franklin County youth are celebrating safe and sober.  In cooperation with law enforcement agencies across the State of Missouri and MODOT, Franklin County Sheriff's Office will crack down on underage drunk driving and minor in possession of alcohol May 3 - May 13.

AT&T Encourages Missourians to Prepare for Severe Weather

Photos courtesy of AT&T.

AT&T suggests setting aside time to learn about what types of disasters may occur in our communities and how families can to be ready to respond to these emergencies.

Being prepared begins long before severe weather threatens, and a big part of that is making sure your communications technology and plan are in order.

Local veteran support group - Veterans helping veterans

New Haven, Mo - On Tuesday May 1 a group of local veterans are starting a support group for all local veterans in and around the area.  The meeting will be at the Memorial Baptist Church beginning at 7 p.m.

The idea is to help veterans have a better understanding about VA benefits and misconceptions most veterans may have.  They will also help those who may need to sign up for benefits they are entitled too.

Blunt and McCaskill joined forces getting Obama to back away from farmers

COLUMBIA, Mo. — The Obama administration is backing away from a proposal to prevent children from working on farms owned by anyone other than their parents.

Patakey runs personal best at South Callaway Relays

Photos by Kyle Quick
Dominick Patakey pulls away from the pack moving into second place.

South Callaway - Friday’s cold and windy weather affected most everyone’s times except the New Haven freshman, Dominick Patakey.  Patakey finished second in the 3200m, running a personal best of 10:55.05.

April 29th

Power of the Purse a Lady's paradise - Purses and male models

Photos by Kyle Quick
These two were fan favorites.  Notice the dollar bill.

New Haven, Mo – Thursday night was every ladies dream, purses and fine looking men.  Purses could be bought, but the men were not for sale; despite one lady’s effort of offering a substantial amount of money to Luke Meyer if he came with the purse he was modeling.

PSB teaches kids how to save money

Photo by Kyle Quick.
Essay contest winners from New Haven and R2 schools are presented an iPod Nano and an iTunes gift card from Carol Vedder of PSB.

Pictured above left to right: back row, Kasi Meyer, Carol Vedder, and Kathy Oetterer, front row, Michael Vedder from New Haven Elementary and Lexi Oetterer from Franklin County R-2.

New Haven, Mo - Since 2006, Peoples Savings Bank has been visiting local schools across Franklin, Gasconade, and Montgomery counties through each of their six branches, teaching kids the importance of saving money.

Golf balls fell from the sky during yesterday’s storms - Video footage

Photo by Scott Coble.

Creve Coeur, Mo. - Yesterday afternoon storms ripped through St. Louis County producing golf ball size hail.

April 28th

Girl Scouts deliver truck load of 1435 items - 407 more than last year

Scouts cheer with excitement...mission accomplished.

This morning New Haven girl scouts along with thousands of other scouts across Eastern Missouri were out collecting bags filled with personal care items.

Vehicle flips and driver walks away uninjured

New Haven, Mo – Earlier this evening at 5:07 p.m. emergency crews from New Haven responded to the intersection of Highway C and Boeuf Lutheran Road for a report of a vehicle overturned.

Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 7 p.m.

This weather page is no longer active.  Date April 29, 2012

Where in the world are the seniors - Just entered Missouri

Brandy Senecal, our Senior Trip Reporter this past week,  just sent us this photo as the seniors cross the Illinois/Missouri state border.

Baby rattles recalled due to choking hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with the firm named below, announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product.

FBLA competes at State Conference, Ben Luecke qualifies for Nationals

Photos courtesy Debbie River

Members of the New Haven High School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Chapter recently attended the 2012 Missouri FBLA Leadership Conference held on April 22, 23, and 24 in Columbia, Missouri.

April 27th

Where in the world are the seniors - Columbus, Ohio headed home

Photo by Brandy Senecal

All good things must come to an end.  Friday night the seniors arrived at Columbus, Ohio before returning home on Sat.

Sheriff Gary Toelke describes events that led to the arrest of Michael Murphy


11:24 a.m. is when this story was first published.
Photo by Kyle Quick

Murphy taken into Mercy Hospital Eemergency Room after he was transported by St. Clair EMS.

St. Clair, Mo – Franklin County Sheriff Gary Toelke released the following statement explaining the sequence of events that began late Thursday night leading uo to the arrest of Michael Murphy.  Toelke also expresses his appreciation for all the agencies that assisted in tracking down Murphy and safely placing him into custody.

Quick News Exclusive report from Mercy Hospital Washington Missouri