Archive - Sep 27, 2012

Hermann Volleyball Tournament Updates

Hermann, Mo
. - Borgia made quick work of New Haven in Thursday's semifinal match, taking both sets. (25-9, 25-14).

New Haven went on to take on Pacific after they were run over by Hermann, 25-12, 25-7, putting Pacific in the third place game and Hermann to play Borgia for the championship.

Fire crews battle house fire in Berger - Additional fire departments respond to assist

Damage sustained in the kitchen area.

Berger, Mo. – New Haven/Berger Fire responded Thursday afternoon at 2:20 p.m. for a first alarm house fire.  When crews arrived on scene there was smoke rolling out of a window in the front of the house, which was also the location of the kitchen.

2012’s most experienced voter may be Grandma Eva

Eva Reeder: Ready for her 19th presidential election.

By Scott Reeder |
SPRINGFIELD, IL – You’re not likely to find a more experienced voter in this year’s election than my grandmother.

At age 102, she has lived through two world wars, the Great Depression, 18 presidents and seen more Illinois politicians indicted than Bayer has aspirin.

BREAKING NEWS: Knee injury forces Bendigo Bank Spirit to send Scheer back to the states

By Travis King-Bendigo Advertiser
Quick News file photo

The Bendigo Bank Spirit may recruit a tall Australian basketballer on a short-term contract while it searches for an import to replace Kathleen Scheer.

Spirit coach Bernie Harrower sent Scheer home to the USA after it became clear at the weekend the 23-year-old’s injured left knee wouldn’t stand up to a WNBL season.