Archive - Aug 2012

August 31st

Nail bitting student council election

2012 Stuco representatives: Third Grade: Carter Moeckli, Charlie Roth, Logan Williams , Lucy Hoener, Addison Jaegers, Sammy Morell, and Mackenzie Wilson.  Fourth Grade: Madison Langenberg, Maya Wideman, Grace Faris, and Alaina Scott. Fifth Grade: Hunter Garren, Keagan Huff, Jay Eichelberger,and Caroline Klahn.  Sixth Grade: Mikayla Maloney, Andi Wideman, Olivia Williams, Hailey Fleming, Mason Johnson, and Christian Paterson

-- The official results of Friday’s student council election are in.  There were several races separated by only a few votes and three races that had a tie.

Shamrocks rebound from loss to Cuba knocking off Belle in two sets

Taylor Covington got some hops, records a one of her career high five kills in just her third game at the varsity level.

New Haven, Mo. – Tuesday night New Haven rebounded from Monday’s lost at Cuba by knocking off Belle (25-18, 25-11) picking up their second win, improving to 2-1.

Elementary students head to the polls in the 2012 student council election

Long lines did not affect voter turnout

New Haven, Mo. – Campaign speeches delivered, votes have been cast, and now New Haven Elementary Student Council Candidates await the results.

This morning students headed to the polls for this year’s student council election.  Grades 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th each vote for two candidates for whom they would like to represent their class in student council.

Hall's Pharmacy bandit arrested

Pictured is Matthew J. Florence who was arrested on Thursday after robbing Hall's Pharmacy.

Union, Mo. – Thanks to an anonymous tip, leading investigators to the Pharmacy bandit’s apartment in the 1000 block of East 5th Street located in Washington Mo.  The suspect taken into custody Thursday afternoon for investigation of the robbery at Hall's Pharmacy in Krakow, Mo that took place earlier this week.

Peoples Savings Bank rain report

Rain amount Aug. 30 - Sept. 2
New Haven, Mo.
– RAIN! This is the first time in my life I have seen people smiling and in a great moods on a rainy and gloomy day.  I would guess it probably has to do with the fact we have not had rain, in what seems like a decade and yes I am being sarcastic.

Rain amounts have been slowly increasing by the hour.  At 8 a.m. the Peoples Savings Bank Rain Gage had 0.1 of an inch, at 9 a.m. we had 0.2 of an inch, as of 11 a.m. at Quick News the PSB Rain Gage shows 0.8 of an inch.

MU Agriculture Researchers Awarded $3 Million to Increase Breeding Efficiency‏

Jerry Taylor, Photo courtesy MU

­— Each year, in the state of Missouri, cattle ranchers breed 2 million cows. Yet, only about 85 to 90 percent of those cattle actually birth a calf. The other cows either are not able to get pregnant or they miscarry.

Cross Country team gears up for Saturday's short course invitational

-- “Young” is how Coach John Tucker describes the boy’s cross-country team.  He said, "Our top three runners, juniors Seth Schenck and Zach Grater and sophomore Dominick Pataky, should be competitive throughout the year and districts, but overall we have a young team with little race experience.” (Click here to download schedule)

August 30th

Consumers to see a credit in their accounts after E-Book Settlement

If you buy e-books, you may soon find a little extra credit in your online accounts.Missouri consumers will share about 1-point-1 million dollars from a national settlement with the three major e-book publishers.

New Haven Elementary student council race heats up

Live interviews with canidates running for office.  Complete story below.

Inflatable Recreational Tubes Recalled by Tractor Supply Co.

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Wife stabs husband during altercation in Londell, Mo.

Lonedell, Mo.Glen Keune Jr is recovering this morning at Mercy Medical Center after being stabbed in his upper leg late last night.

According to Franklin County Sheriff Gary Toelke Keune told deputies that his wife had stabbed him, during what investigators suspect occured in physical altercation between the two.

Act now to avoid hunter education rush

 Jim Low, JEFFERSON CITY–New hunters and those who want to mentor new hunters should plan now for the approaching hunting season, according to the MDC.


August 29th

Watkins Mill and Lake of the Ozarks' Grand Glaize state park beaches close

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Watkins Mill State Park and Lake of the Ozarks State Park’s Grand Glaize swimming beaches are closed due to water quality issues according to the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.

Negative impact social media can have on your career - Must read for parents

Took us less than five minutes to find this photo that was posted on Facebook that resulted in one of the individuals from being fired.

It’s been said that anything posted or uploaded online never really goes away, so be careful when you put that picture on Facebook or Twitter. For children, that leaves a long time for today’s online mistake to haunt them.

Heavy rainfall expected due to effects of Hurricane Isaac

St. Louis -
According to the National Weather Service in St. Louis, Mo., heavy rainfall is likely this holiday weekend.

The remnants of Hurricane Isaac are forecast to move across the region over Labor Day weekend.  The rain may be heavy at times on Friday night and Saturday as the center of the Tropical system moves northeast across Missouri and Illinois.

Update on Hurricane Isaac from The White House

President Barack Obama delivers a statement to the press on Tropical Storm Isaac, in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, Aug. 28, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)

Matt Compton, The White House - Late last night, as Hurricane Isaac made landfall along the Gulf Coast, FEMA provided another update about the ongoing efforts from federal officials to respond to the storm.

OBITUARY: Washington: James "Jim" L. Boland (June 1, 1929 - August 27, 2012)

James Boland, 83, of Washington, Mo passed away Mon., Aug. 27, 2012.

Kasey Sloan Receives HADH Auxiliary Scholarship

Kasey Sloan is presented Hermann Area District Hospital Auxillary Scholarship by Paula Pierce

Kasey Sloan was presented her 4th year Hermann Area District Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship by Paula Pierce, President of the Auxiliary.

August 28th

Naked man streaks through McDonalds

Washington, Mo. – Tuesday afternoon around 1:25 p.m. at the McDonalds in Washington, Mo. a bazar chain of events left customers wondering, “did someone just streak through McDonalds?”

BREAKING NEWS: Franklin County Sheriff asking for your help in Man hunt for white male who robbed Hall's Pharmacy

Pictured above is a photo just released by FCSD of the suspect who is  currently at large. (More images below)

UPDATED Information 5:15 P.M.
Krakow, Mo.
– Franklin County deputies are currently investigating an armed robbery that occurred at Hall’s Pharmacy in Krakow, Mo at approximately 1:45 p.m. this afternoon.

We just spoke with Sheriff Gary Toelke at the scene of the crime.  Toelke gave us a description of the known suspect as being white male between 20 and 30 years old, approximately 5 feet 10 inches with dark colored hair, and muscular built.