Archive - May 2012

May 7th

Falcons sweep Aggies back to Oklahoma

Falcon's two pitchers, Julie Scheer and Brooke Brenton, embrace the moment.

Union, Mo –The East Central Falcons swept Murry State back to Oklahoma, upending the Aggies on Friday and a birth in the NJCAA Division II National Tournament for the third time in school history.

This Mother's Day, Think of Lifetime Financial Moves to Help Kids

Submitted by Jim Stiles
Edward Jones Financial Advisor

If you’re a mother, you’ll probably get some nice cards and flowers on Mother’s Day. But of course, your greatest gifts are your children themselves. And since you want to see them happy and financially secure, perhaps you can use this Mother’s Day as an opportunity to consider ways to help your children at various stages of their lives.

Man from Berger dies in boating accident

Washington, Mo - Sunday afternoon deputies with the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department responded to a private lake at Hillside Farm located near the 6000 block of Bluff Road, west of Washington for a boating accident.

Deputies were informed that the victim, identified as Lee Gildehaus, a white male, age 47 from Berger, Mo.  was riding on a jet ski on the lake described as 3 to 4 acres in size.

Kaylin's Kitchen - May is National Salad Month - What is your "Salad Sign"?

Nutritious, delicious, and easy to prepare, salads are among the most healthy and versatile foods around. The Association for Dressings & Sauces (ADS), an Atlanta-based trade association, welcomes May as National Salad Month and encourages creativity when incorporating a salad into your healthy eating regimen.

May 6th

New Haven Elementary Field Day Video

Photos by Kyle Quick
New Haven, Mo. -
Friday began with perfect weather for the New Haven Elementary field day, an overcast sky, cool temperatures, and the rain remaining north of New Haven.  Unfortunately, the shamrocks ran out of luck and rain began falling like cats and dogs.

Mid-Sate Force win Regional Tournament

Photo by Pam Ruediger.
Picture from Left to Right, front row:  Kate Ruediger, Maddie Eldringhoff, Claire Kothoff and Kim Hoffman Back row: Linda Lampkin, Brooklyn Covington, Ellie Holland, Brooke Grosse, Lauren Gerlemann, Allison Stiers, Tess Schannuth, and Dawn Grossse.

May 5th

2012 Senior Prom King and Queen

New Haven, Mo – The 2012 Senior Prom King and Queen are…

Good old fashion lemonade stand

There is nothing better than ice cold lemonade when it's going to be 90 degrees.

Yesterday, I happen to drive by Johnna’s Lemonade Stand and I must say, “The best lemonade ever.” Johnna was also selling bags of popcorn.

I do not know for sure, but if you see Johnna’s lemonade stand, make sure to stop by.

Freshmann Flash take 2nd in 4x400m

Photo by Dena Kruse
Pictured is a very happy Coach Tucker with the "Freshman Flash", left to right: Hannah Kruse, Taylor Covington, Hannah Pruessner, and Molly Munsinger.

Quick News complete coverage of New Haven's 2012 Senior Prom

Pictured: Rachel Horstmann and John Carey.

Tonight we will be reporting live at New Haven’s Senior Prom.  The coronation for the 2012 Prom King and Queen will be held at 11 p.m.

BREAKING UPDATE 4: Smith, Leath, Patakey - 4X400m to come


All photos have been provided by Dena Kruse.  Special thank you to Dena.
Pictured is Michael Leath after winning his third and final race, taking 1st place in the 200m

6:16 p.m. - Michael Leath chalked up two more wins on the day, taking first place in the 200m dash and 400m. adding to his 100m 1st place finish.

St. Peter’s UCC Mother Daughter Banquet May 7

We hope you can join us for the 58th Annual Mother Daughter Banquet being held in the fellowship hall at St. Peters United Church of Christ on Mon., May 7th, at 6:30 p.m.

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a Taco Party!

Happy Cinco de Mayo!  Continuing with our Foodie Month celebration, Cinco de Mayo has a great deal of food and fun to offer! 

May 4th

QUICK THOUGHT: It won't happen to me...

Prom is one of the most exciting times for high school students.

Girls spend days looking for the perfect dress while guys walk in a tuxedo store and spend about 10 minutes before they are walking back out.

In fact, I can remember my senior prom as if it were yesterday and there is a great story that goes along with my memory.  I will share it with you at the end of this article.

Falcons sweep Murry State - Advance to National Tournament

Union, Mo - East Central College Falcons are the District J Champions.  The Falcons won game one of a best of three series, 5-4.  The Falcons brought out the broomsticks sending Murry State packing with a 7-1 victory and a trip to the NJCAA National Championship Tournament in Mississippi.

Attention: New Haven natural gas customers

The City of New Haven has had several reports of gas service outages today.

Please check your gas service to see if it is working properly.

Exclusive access inside New Haven High School's gym - Sneak peek of senior prom decorations

Photo by Kyle Quick
Pictured are juniors, Clara Albers, Kierstin Monzyk, Kelsey Pecaut, and Austin Madden.

This morning QNHN was given exclusive access inside New Haven’s High School gym where juniors are decorating for tomorrow night’s Senior Prom.  Below is a sneak peek of what the gym will look like.

Amazing photo

Photo was taken from Buck's Hilltop as rain moved into the New Haven area earlier this morning.

QUICK THOUGHT: Five minute conversation I will always remember

Times have changed since Richard Pratt began working as a Pharmacist in 1964. There were no drive thru pharmacies or machines that filled scripts for you.  Simply put, you had to wait.

May 3rd

OBITUARY: Beaufort: Leo Henry Birke (July 9, 1923 - May 3, 2012)

Leo Birke, 88, of Beaufort, Mo. passed away on Thurs., May 3, 2012.