Archive - 2012

January 13th


Happy Birthday Mom!

From Sunny and Windy Southern California!

Much Love,
Cindy, Wayne and family

January 13th

New Haven looks for answers

New Haven will play for third place tomorrow in the South Callaway Tournament at 4:30 p.m.

The Rocks began the week with an easy win on Tue. over New Bloomfield 63-32, however last night #6 Montgomery County upset #2 New Haven 37-28.  The Rocks had beaten the Wildcats during the first part of the season back in December.

Spring flooding affected 2011's corn and soybean figures

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo - Officials with USDA blame spring and summer flooding n the Missouri and Mississippi river basins and a hot dry summer for numbers that didn’t stack up to 2010’s record corn and soybean production figures.

Senator Blunt undergoes heart surgery

Missouri News Horizon
-- Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt is said to be fine after
undergoing a heart procedure.

Missouri’s junior senator underwent a procedure Thursday to implant a
stent in the front of his heart. Doctors at George Washington University Medical Center detected a blockage in Blunt’s heart during a routine physical earlier this week.

Harrisburg's perfect record still intact, defeat Lady Rocks 57-46

   Kayla Oetterer is fouled as she goes up with authority, banking it in.

Mokane, Mo.Kayla Oetterer’s game high 17 points was not enough for New Haven to knock off undefeated and number one seed Harrisburg in Thursday night’s game at South Callaway.

Celebrating 50th Wedding Anniversary

Jim and Melva Wurtz of Stony Hill will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sat., Jan. 14.

Mr. and Mrs. Wurtz were married at St. James Church in Stony Hill on Jan. 14 1962 by the Rev. Edward Mayer.

Jim and Melva have two sons, Jeff of Union, Mo. and Jerry of Stony Hill.

Happy 50th and we wish you many more.

January 12th

Missourians may see cigarette tax increase on November's ballot

Missouri News Horizon
– The heat is on to increase Missouri’s relatively low tax on cigarettes and other tobacco products.

On Thursday, Secretary of State Robin Carnahan approved a ballot referendum petition for circulation by the American Cancer Society.

Body of a Missouri Hero, Trooper Guthrie, recovered after five months of searching

On Thurs., Jan. 12, 2012, at approximately 2:00 p.m. the body of Missouri State Trooper Frederick F. "Fred" Guthrie Jr was located in a brush pile south of where K-9 Reed was recovered near the original search site where they went missing working Missouri River flood duty in the area of Big Lake on Missouri Highway 118 at Missouri Highway 111 in Holt County, Mo.

OBITUARY: Hermann: Randy Lee Schuch (Sept. 21 1965 - Jan 10, 2012)

Randy Lee Schuch, 55, of Hermann, passed away on Tues., Jan 10th, 2012 at Hermann Rod & Gun Club, Hermann.

Mr. Schuch was born in Jefferson City, Missouri on Sept. 21, 1956, the son of the late Eugene Emil and Bessie W. (Maire) Schuch who survives him of Hermann, Missouri.

Schuch is also survived by two brothers Kenneth Schuch & wife Joyce of Belle, Missouri and Ward Schuch of Hermann.

He worked several jobs around the area, in a nursing home and hospital and he has been his mother’s caregiver for many years.

No services will be held.

Senators look to shift traffic light camera funds to schools

Missouri News Horizon
, Mo. – If some state Senators get their wish, Missouri drivers who are nabbed by red light cameras may soon be paying their fines to local schools.

Travel Outlook - areas of Leslie, Beaufort, and Lyon

It seems as though approximately an inch of snow fell overnight, partially melted, refroze, and another inch or so fell on top.  Please be extra cautious when driving on roads that have not yet been cleared.

Visit Missouri Dept. of Transportation's Road Conditions Website: for more information.

The National Weather Service is reporting the following forecast for our area:

January 11th

JV boys lose to Borgia 50-35 in the JV Boys Borgia Tournament

Report by Keith Davis

Washington, Mo. - New Haven's JV boys faced off against the Borgia Knights in tonight's second round match.

The Rocks only trailed by one point (22-21) at halftime but Borgia pulled away in the third, holding New Haven to only two points.

The Rocks will next play on Saturday for third place at 11:20 a.m.  They will face the loser of the Eureka/Pacific game.

Live QNHN Winter Weather Coverage

We will be up early tomorrow morning as the winter storm approaches to provide you live and local coverage.

Tune in to QNHN of our live coverage of local road conditions.

We will be out traveling Highway 100 East, streaming live video of the current road conditions as well as up to the minute forecast and predictions for the New Haven Area.

Live and local coverage you can count on.

Winter Weather Advisory - Snow is headed our way!

According to the National Weather Service, the first significant snow will spread across our area tonight and continue on Thursday, accompanied by much colder temperatures as well as strong and gusty winds.

Community Neighborhood Watch to hold first meeting Thursday night

New Haven's Neighorhood Watch Group will hold their first meeting Thurs. Jan. 12 at 7 p.m.  The meeting will be held at the "Old Elementary School" located on Maupin St.

Anyone is welcome to attend.  For more information and additional ways community members can still help, click here.

Lady Rocks thump Thunderbirds 40-24

Mokane, Mo. – New Haven entered Monday night’s game with some concern after a disappointing loss last Thursday at Cuba.  The Lady Rocks came out blazing thus quieting any questions of doubt.

Chloe Wells to Miss Remainder of the 2011-12 Season

DURHAM, N.C. – Blue Devil sophomore Chloe Wells will not be enrolled at Duke University for the spring 2012 semester due to violation of university policy.

A native of Colton, Calif., Wells had started the first 10 games for the Blue Devils averaging 10.4 points, 4.0 assists, 3.6 steals and 2.1 rebounds.  The 5-7 guard scored double-figures in eight of the 10 contests she played in.

Home gardeners and professionals are invited to attend workshops on landscaping with Missouri plants

Colorful wildflowers bloom on Missouri’s prairies in June, attracting bugs, birds and photographers. Here, a ladybug crawls on a blackeyed Susan.
Photo By: Bill Graham, Courtesy Missouri Department of Conservation

Lawmakers look at education funding fix - again

By Dick Aldrich

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – An effort to soften the potential blow of decreased school funding is underway at the State Capitol.

A Thank you...

By Melissa Venardos

With the beginning of the 2012 New Year and the close of candidacy for the city of New Haven’s municipal election, I sit pondering my Aldermanic Ward 2 seat.