Archive - Aug 2012

August 8th

"Is This the End" - Sermon series at St. Peter's United Church of Christ

By Pastor David Poe
"Is This the End?" A Sermon Series on the Book of Revelation began Sunday, August 5, 9:00 a.m. at St. Peter's United Church of Christ, New Haven.  The series will continue through the next three weeks: Aug. 12, 19, & 26.
The Bible foretells a day when the end will come. In every generation people have seen signs and wondered if the end is near. What do these scriptures mean? Should we be afraid? Are we living in the last days?

QUICK ELECTION SUMMARY: Results of closely watched races

Overall voter turnout was slightly higher than officials had expected with a 25% turnout compared to 2008's 21% turnout.

August 7th

New Haven Garden Club's July activities

By: Rosalle Laune
New Haven, Mo. - In early July, 17 members and guests of the New Haven Garden Club toured the Homestead Farms Nursery in Owensville, Mo. Many members came home with exotic day lily or Hosta plants or ordered plants for delivery in early September.

State election results and updates

Missouri News Horizon
Jefferson City, Mo.
- In that three way u.s. senate primary…Todd Akin has pulled to about a nine thousand vote lead over Sarah Steelman with John Brunner falling off the pace.. the winner faces incumbent democrat Claire McCaskill in November.

In the republican race for governor…St, Louis businessman Dave Spence has already picked up the endorsement of the republican governor’s association as he will win over Kansas City lawyer Bill Tandles. It will be spence against Jay Nixon in November.

VOTER TURNOUT UPDATE: Live coverage of today's primary election

New Haven, Mo. – We will have complete coverage of the County Commissioners 1st and 2nd District race.

TURNOUT UPDATE: 5:28 p.m. - New Haven total - 281 - 24% turnout thus far.

We just spoke with Deputy County Clerk Jane Luechtefeld who has visited several precincts throughout the day.

Luechtefeld said, “I have been to several precincts around the county and the general consciences has been that we have had a low voter turnout thus far."

CNL will have results for Gasconade County

County News Live is the number 1 source in Gasconade County for today’s primary race. 

Click here for CNL’s live results of:

Gasconade County offices:
Associate Commissioner, North
Assocaite Commissioner, South
Hermann Proposition S (Streets)
Hermann Proposition W (Water)

OBITUARY: New Haven: Ruth Ann Kuschel (May 2, 1949 - August 6, 2012)

Ruth Ann Kuschel, 63, of New Haven, Mo., passed away on Monday, August 6, 2012 at her home.

Mrs. Kuschel was born in Washington, Mo. on May 2, 1949, the daughter of the late Karl and Priscilla (Heinlein) Homeyer.

She was the wife of Earl Kuschel and were married April 11, 1970 at St. Peters United Church of Christ, New Haven, Mo.

BREAKING ELECTION NEWS: Important information about Right To Pray Amendment on today's ballot

Missouri News Horizon
Jefferson City, Mo. - Part of the so-called Right to Pray amendment on the ballot today would allow a student to refuse to do an assignment given to them by a teacher if the subject matter violates the student’s religious beliefs.

OBITUARY: Beaufort: Ruth Ida Anna Peters

Ruth Peters, 88, of Beaufort, MO. passed away Mon., August 6, 2012.

She is survived by four daughters, Joyce Sliger of Crete, IL, Shirley Gault and husband John of Marshall, Janet Story and husband Larry of Beaufort, and Karen de Aguero of Beaufort; eight grandchildren, and ten great-grandchildren.

August 6th

Tragic shooting accident causes death of 63-year-old female

New Haven, Mo. - Earlier this afternoon around 3:00 p.m. New Haven Fire and EMS responded to the 800 block of Gerling Lane off of Highway KK for a gunshot victim.  Franklin County dispatchers advised responding crews that the victim had gone into cardiac arrest.

Exclusive backstage interview with Jake Owen

Hours before Jake Owen was set to perform he was on stage doing sound checks but also signed several autographs and interacted with fans.

Washington, Mo. – Jake Owen was the first to perform on Washington’s newly built Pepsi Main Stage.  Owen shocked fair officials who said, “This is the largest crowd we have ever had for a Thurs. night performance and what a show it was.”

Before taking the stage Jake Owen gave QNHN an exclusive backstage interview.

President Obama on the Shooting in Wisconsin

Wade Michael Page wears a white power T-shirt in front of white power and Nazi flags on a Myspace page.

St. Clair woman beaten with baseball bat

St. Clair, MO - On August 4, 2012 at approximately 2:35pm, Franklin County Dispatch received a 911 call from Paradise Mobile Home Court indicating a female had been assaulted and she was injured. 

August 5th

Thunderstorms blast through Franklin County leaving nearly 3,000 without power

Pictured is a huge tree that fell across West Casco and onto Kaileigh Meyer's family's fence Saturday night.

Saturday night a strong line of severe thunderstorms barreled through Franklin County leaving nearly 3,000 Ameren customers without power.

Female ejected from motorcycle

Berger, Mo. – Earlier this afternoon a 52-year-old female passenger was ejected from a Harley Davidson motorcycle.

Jessica Siedhoff and Ellie Scheer win Grand Champion at Washington Fair

Pictured is Jessica Siedhoff with her Grand Champion steer.
Photo by Kyle Quick

Washington, Mo. – The New Haven 4-H Club proved they have the cream of the crop when it comes to raising steers and dairy cattle.  Jessica Siedhoff’s steer and Ellie Scheer’s dairy cow, “Rosita”, both received Grand Champion at the Washington Town and Country Fair this week.

MoDOT to Allow Overweight Loads of Silage and Baleage to Feed Missouri Livestock

JEFFERSON CITY - With no end in sight to this year's record-setting drought and concern that hay shortages might spread, the Missouri Department of Agriculture requested assistance for farmers from the Missouri Department of Transportation.

Washington Town and Country Fair to open at noon

The fairgrounds in Washington will open at noon today, Sun., Aug. 5. for the final day of the Washington Town and Country Fair.  The delayed opening is due to last night's storms and clean up efforts.

Fair officials are asking fairgoers to use their shuttle service as parking lots are now muddy.  See below for the shuttle service locations and schedule.

The Jarrod Niemann concert will be held this evening as planned.

NEWS BRIEF: Severe storms rip through Washington Missouri forcing fair officials to evacuate fair grounds

Washington, Mo. – Saturday night a strong batch of thunderstorms ripped through the Washington Fair grounds causing fair officials to evacuate and close the fair grounds.

August 4th

Breaking News Live Reports from Washington Missouri

Pictured above is the intersection of Highway 100 and 47, where traffic lights are not functioning, due to power outage.