Archive - May 2012

May 31st

QUICK THOUGHT: A "league of their own"

By: Kyle Quick

New Haven, Mo – There are always different sports leagues for younger kids during the summertime.  Whether it is club volleyball, AAU basketball, or little league softball and baseball in New Haven.

I think it is great that we have a little league; it’s great for the kids and the community however, adults have not always had a “league of their own,” until this year.

Kaylin's Kitchen - Showcasing a local foodie in honor of National Barbeque Month

By Kaylin Bade

For our final day of Foodie Month, we are going to recognize a local professional foodie and his barbeque expertise, as May is also National Barbeque Month.

Growing up, Tim Scheer always liked to cook and barbeque the typical pork steaks and chicken.  He started taking an interest

Gov. Nixon, GM leaders break ground on company's new plant addition in Wentzville

WENTZVILLE, Mo. - Gov. Jay Nixon joined representatives of General Motors, leaders from the United Auto Workers, workers from GM's Wentzville Assembly Plant, and local officials in the official groundbreaking of the auto giant's new expansion, part of a historic $380 million expansion that is creating 1,660 new local auto manufacturing jobs.

Mercy to Co-sponsor Community Blood Drives in June

Washington, Mo. - Mercy Hospital Washington works with area schools, churches, businesses and other organizations to collect life-saving blood products from generous donors.

May 30th

BREAKING UPDATE: Sheriff's Department files charges against suspect who remains at large

By Kyle Quick
Breaking Update

Union, Mo - Sheriff Gary Toelke released the follow statement.  Toelke said, “Charges for assault 2nd, armed criminal action, and tampering with physical evidence in a felony prosecution have been issued against Joshua D.

Nixon signs bill to benefit more than 1,300 Missouri military veterans.

Gov. Jay Nixon will sign the bill at ceremonies statewide this week. (File Photo: Missouri News Horizon)

Mexico, Mo - Gov. Jay Nixon is visiting several Missouri veterans nursing homes this week to sign legislation that will provide them with a dedicated funding source.

Nixon kicked off the signing tour Wednesday afternoon in Mexico, Mo., visiting the state run Mexico Veterans Home.

Treasurer Zweifel highlights 529 savings plans

Zweifel read to 30 children in southeast Missouri on Tuesday, highlighting 529 savings plans. (Official photo)

Cape Girardeau, Mo - State Treasurer Clint Zweifel spent Tues., highlighting Missouri’s 529 college savings plans.

Zweifel visited students at Southwest Missouri State University’s Child Enrichment Center in Cape Girardeau Tuesday to read to students and discuss “MOST,” the state’s college savings plan.

Madden and Seitter voted to Four Rivers All-Conference teams

New Haven, Mo – Friday, the Four Rivers All-Conference 1st team and 2nd teams were released with two Shamrocks receiving all-conference honors

May 29th

New Haven Garden Club has active spring

By Rosalie Laune

The New Haven Garden Club had an active spring agenda and is planning field trips and lectures during the summer months.  In April, garden club members and other community residents organized the annual spring clean up of the downtown garden.

Menke recipient of Scheer Scholarship

Abby Menke delivers valedictorian speech at New Haven's High School Graduation ceremony.

New Haven, Mo - New Haven High School senior Abigail Menke is this year's recipient of New Haven High School’s oldest privately endowed scholarship:  the Scheer Memorial Scholarship.

May 28th

American Legion Post 366 holds memorial day service

New Haven, Mo – The ultimate sacrifice is putting your own life in harms way in order to protect others.  The men and women who serve in the armed forces, firefighters who run into burning buildings, police officers who run after

Over past year, 11 Missouri service members killed in action

Over the past year at war, while the nation was ending a decade’s long conflict in Iraq and preparing to wind down another in Afghanistan, nearly a dozen Missouri service members were killed while serving in action.

Gov. Jay Nixon, in a statement, called on Missourians to remember those who lost their lives serving their country.

Fantastic performance by Community Choir

By Kyle Quick

May 27th

Brothers in Arms - "Semper Fi"

Pictured left to right: PFC Matthew Brown and LCP Michael Brown.

Marines LCP Michael Brown and PFC Mathew Brown are the sons of Ed and Cheri Brown of New Haven, Mo.  LCP Michael Brown is a 2011 graduate of New Haven High School and PFC Mathew Brown is a 2012 graduate of Washington High School.

May 26th

Seven people escape vehicle fire uninjured

New Haven, Mo – Saturday evening at approximately 5 p.m. New Haven/Berger Fire and New Haven EMS responded for vehicle on fire on Highway C, approximately 4.5 miles south of New Haven.

It's summer time

"Canon ball"

New Haven, Mo – Summer has arrived; at least for most kids it has.  The New Haven City Pool is officially open.

Customer appreciation day at Lock-N-Load

New Haven, Mo – It is customer appreciation day at Lock-N-Load as they celebrate two years of business and their one-year anniversary since moving to their new location.  They have free pulled pork sandwiches, hotdogs, and potato salad.

May 25th

Peirick recognized for being a member of the American Legion for 50 years

Pictured left to right: John Peirick and Tori Panhorst

New Haven, Mo - Commander of the American Legion post 366, Tori Panhorst recognized John Peirick for his 50 years as a member of the American Legion at Friday evening’s Patriotic Concert.

New Haven's 26th year of summer camp has huge turnout

New Haven, Mo - Twenty-six years ago, Coach Ray Steinhoff began New Haven’s summer basketball camp with just 11 kids from grades 4th through 12th.

Gerlemann selected for William N. Kelley Family Scholarship

Pictured is Lance Gerlemann, salutatorian, while delivering his speech at New Haven High School 2012 Graduation.

Lance Gerlemann, has been honored as New Haven High School’s eighth recipient of the William N. Kelley Family Scholarship for the Class of 2012.