Archive - Aug 10, 2012

Quick News to be at State Fair for behind the scenes tour

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This Sunday, Quick News will be traveling to the Missouri State Fair to give our readers a behind the scenes look at this massive production.

Screwballs helping New Haven Care Center raise money in the battle against Alzheimer’s

Having fun and raising money for a great cause.

New Haven, Mo.  - When a loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, the effects on the family can be overwhelming. The reality that someone you love has such a devastating illness can be difficult on his or her loved ones.

The New Haven Care Center is hosting a Screwball Tournament this weekend to raise money in helping to find a cure.

Leslie woman receives 1st Runner Up and awards at Missouri State Fair Queen Pageant

Trina Stumpe, the 19 year old daughter of Kevin and Barb Stumpe of Leslie represented the Meramec Community Fair at the Miss Missouri State Fair Queen Pageant today. 

New York Times Best-selling Author Comes to Hermann to Present Free to the Public

Hermann, Mo. - New York Times best-selling author and renowned public speaker, David Finch, will be speaking at the Hermann High School Auditorium on Wed., Aug, 15 at 6:30 p.m. on understanding and educating students with Asperger's syndrome and attention deficit disorder and is free to anyone who would like to attend.

Finch is the author of Oh You Needed Me to Pay Attention? Classroom Perspective from a Twice Exceptional and Deceptively Remarkable Student and the New York Times best-seller and will share his personal life story in an enlightening presentation.

Report: Missouri slipping further into drought despite recent rainfall

Officially at QuickNews we recorded four tenths of rain from Saturday’s storms and additional ½ inch Wed. night.

SEDALIA, Mo. — A new federal report shows the state slipping further into drought.

The latest National Drought Monitor, updated weekly, shows 93 percent of Missouri in the most severe category of drought.

American Family Life Insurance list of Ward’s 50 top-performing fifth consecutive year

Madison, Wis – For the fifth consecutive year, American Family Life Insurance Company (AFLIC) is on the list of 50 top-performing life-health insurance companies as selected by consulting firm Ward Group.