Archive - Jun 12, 2012

Missouri Dairy Association and Growth Council to celebrate Dairy Month at Scheer family dairy

Photo by Kyle Quick.

Chesterfield, Mo - The Missouri Dairy Association (MDA) and the Missouri Dairy Growth Council (MDGC) are celebrating June Dairy Month with a tour and proclamation reading at the Scheer Family Dairy Farm in New Haven on Thursday June 14.

Trash left burning unattended nearly catches woods on fire


Photo by Kyle Quick

New Haven, Mo - The New Haven Fire Department responded at 3:15 p.m. this afternoon for a brush fire in the area of Highway E and Drake School Road, approximately 1.5 miles south of Stonyhill.

Akin: Food stamp program should be “phased out”

Rep. Todd Akin (Official photo)
Missouri News Horizon

ST. CHARLES, Mo. — U.S. Rep. Todd Akin said Tuesday he believes a federal program that aimes to help lower income individuals buy food should be eventually phased out.

Speaking at a primary debate in St. Charles, the Republican U.S. Senate hopeful decried millions in federal spending on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

“The food stamp budget had gone up,” Akin said, “while we’re cutting defense. There’s something wrong with that.”

Madden voted top eight pitchers among Class 1 teams

New Haven, Mo - The Missouri High School Baseball Coaches Association (MHSBCA) voted New Haven Pitcher, Austin Madden, to the Class 1 Pitchers 2nd Team All-State, making him one of the top eight pitchers among Class 1 schools.

Quail Forever Talks Pollinator Importance at Missouri Field Day


Recently hatched Northern bobwhite quail chickPhoto by: MDC staff

Columbia, Mo. - Quail Forever (QF) and partners will be participating in the 2012 Bobwhite Quail and Native Pollinator Field Day at the University of Missouri Bradford Research and Extension Center on June 21 from 1pm – 7pm.

New Haven alumnus debuts novel

Local journalist and author Laura Miller (Brandt) recently debuted her young adult novel entitled Butterfly Weeds.