October 28th, 2012

Kaylin's Kitchen - Eat, drink, and be scary!

Halloween was confusing. All my life my parents said, "Never take candy from strangers." And then they dressed me up and said, "Go beg for it." I didn't know what to do. I'd knock on people's doors and go, "Trick or treat . . . no thank you."   -Rita Rudner

Greet your Halloween guests with some of these spooky sweets!

October 28th

OBITUARY: New Haven: JoAnn Groner (January 25, 1932 - October 28, 2012)

Mrs. JoAnn Groner, 80, of New Haven, Missouri passed away Sunday, October 28th, 2012 at her residence.

Mrs. Groner was born in St. Louis, MO on January 25, 1932, the daughter of the late Carl Watts and Ann (Grieshaber) Truman. JoAnn is survived by one son Lynden Groner & wife Patty of New Haven, two daughters LeAnn Fesperman & husband Bart of Chesterton, Indiana & Linette Meyer and husband John of Frankfort, Illinois.

Among the elite - Finish a career with best performance ever

By Kyle Quick

A story you won’t read is about those who did not qualify for state at Saturday’s district meet.  Senior Raul Moreno may not be the fastest but is by far the toughest.

Moreno injured his knee earlier in the season.  Most people would have given up, but not Moreno.  He ran in every meet, never complained about his knee and crossed the finish line, at times barely able to walk.

"They are just great people" - Shamrocks come up short at districts

Photos by Kyle Quick
Bismarck, Mo
. – Wednesday New Haven’s season came to an end after falling short to undefeated Valle Catholic (31-0) in the Class 1 District 5 Championship Match. (Game summary below.)

We sat down with Volleyball Coach Jaime Hoener and talked about her team and their overall season.  During our conversation Hoener couldn’t have praised her team enough saying, “They are just great overall people”

Missouri voters confused over ID requirements

By Johnny Kampis | Missouri Watchdog

ST. LOUIS — Missouri’s secretary of state says some voters think they must present a photo ID to cast ballots on Nov. 6, a confusion brought on in part by the man who’s running for her seat.

Secretary of State Robin Carnahan initiated a media blitz late this week to remind Show Me State residents that they are not required to present a government-issued photo ID to vote.

October 27th

State Bound Shamrocks - Five cross-country runners to run in State Meet

State Bound left to right: Fey Chavez, Clare Roth, Dominick Pataky, Seth Schenck, and Zack Grater.
Photos by Kyle Quick

Linn, Mo. – “Amazing” and “On top of the world” is how Fey Chavez and Clare Roth described the feeling of qualifying for state after Saturday’s District meet.

Seth Schenck, Zach Grater, and Dominick Pataky finished in the top 15 to join Chavez and Roth at next Saturday’s Missouri State Cross Country Meet.

OBITUARY: Hermann: Melvin H. Speckhals (September 5, 1941 - October 27, 2012)

Mr. Melvin H. Speckhals, 71, of Hermann, Mo. Died Saturday, October 27th, 2012 at University of Missouri Medical Center, Columbia, Boone County, Missouri.

Mr. Speckhals was born in Hermann, Missouri on September 5, 1941, the son of the late Walter and Dorothy (Moss).

He was a member of St. George Church and Hermann Fire Dept.

October 26th

New Haven Elementary does "Call Me Maybe" video

New Haven Elementary's 6th grade students decided to do their own version of the poplar YouTube videos "Call Me Maybe".

Residents have leaves stolen by "Drive By Rakers"

These leaf theives obviously were not concerened about getting caught.

By Kyle Quick

New Haven, Mo. – Most people love this time of year as leaves change from their summer green to their beautiful Fall colors.  The down side is they also begin falling to the ground, forcing people bring out the rakes.

Unfortunately some people are no longer able to rake the layer of leaves that cover their yard, but one of New Haven High School’s clubs has been giving back to the community and helping those people out.

Gov. Nixon praises Scheer Dairy Farm

New Haven, Mo. - Watch a trimmed version of Gov. Jay Nixon’s speech Tuesday morning at Scheer Dairy Farm as well as remarks from Rick Scheer after receiving the Governor’s Agricultural Achievement Award

Quick Thought: Greater St. Louis Honor Flight - True American Heroes

No words can be used to describe these photos.

By Kyle Quick:
I hope all of our readers take the time to read this article, however unfortunately, because there is not anything burning and it is not some type of breaking news, most won't.

Sunday, December 7, 1941, “A date which will live in infamy--The United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.", Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Spookstalker Press announces a new ghost book by local author Dan Terry

"Too Ornery To Die" covers spirits of outlaws, gangsters, policemen, serial killers, pirates, and prisoners.  Among the diabolical denizens too cruel for Hell is Dan's personal 4 year search for the spirit of Missouri's first known female serial killer, Bertha Gifford.

Rivers Edge Recalls Hunter Tree Stands

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rivers Edge is recalling Hunter Tree Stands due to faulty snap-hook assemblies, causing the tree stand and the user to fall to the ground. 

This item could have been potentially sold locally at Orscheln Farm & Home stores.




October 25th

Cindy Fleer receives Hermann Area District Hospital Employee Appreciation Award

Pictured left to right: Sue Daller, RN, Director of Nursing, Cindy Fleer, RN, Cheryl Strand, RT (R)(M) and Dan McKinney, Administrator

Hermann, Mo. - Cindy Fleer, RN was selected for was selected for July, August, and September’s Employee Appreciation Award.  The Employee Appreciation Committee at Hermann Area District Hospital chose Cindy for the award.

2012 Fire Fest - An Entertainment Inferno

Photos by Kaylin Bade, 2011 Fire Fest

The riverfront in downtown New Haven is where the action will be on Saturday, November 3rd.  The Riverfront Arts District will host the fifth annual Fire Fest, and organizers are predicting record crowds.

DIY Quick Halloween Costumes

"A grandmother pretends she doesn't know who you are on Halloween."  -Erma Bombeck

Halloween is now less than a week away, are you still looking for that perfect costume?  We have some quick ideas for you, using items that are most likely already in your home!


October 24th

Valle Catholic hangs on to win district title

Bismarck, Mo. - Wednesday night the Lady Shamrock’s season was cut short after number one seeded Valle Catholic defeated New Haven in two sets 25-16, 25-21.

Shamrocks to clash undefeated Valle Catholic for district title

All updates for district championship game will be on Facebook and Twitter.

Bismarck, Mo. - After injuring here shoulder and possibly her career, it could have not been more fitting that Peacut serve an ace to send the Shamrocks playing for a district title.

New Haven won the first set 25-23.  The Lady Shamrocks filled with energy and determination; New Haven has propelled themselves into the Class 1 District 5 District Championship Match.

Missouri gas prices falling

Missouri News Horizon
— Gas prices in Missouri are dipping as the winter months move closer.

The latest average statewide is $3.25 a gallon for regular gasoline. Don Redman, a specialist with AAA, said the average price has dropped 36 cents in the last month, but not to expect them to continue falling.