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July 19th, 2011

New Haven School District's summer newsletter

The New Have School District's summer newsletter was released today.  To download it click here.

You can also visit the school's website for additional information on the upcoming school year.

Take a ride down the track with Alex Toelke

Flooding affects Amtrak service in Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Amtrak service between Kansas City and St. Louis continues to be affected by flooding.  Passengers with travel plans on this route are urged to call 800-USA-RAIL for additional information.

Missouri River Runner (Trains 311 & 316)
Through Sunday, July 24, one of the Amtrak Missouri River Runner round-trips between St. Louis and Kansas City is temporarily suspended.  This is due to the diversion of additional Union Pacific Railroad freight traffic from flooded tracks onto the Union Pacific route used by the Missouri River Runner trains west of Jefferson City.

1st Annual Franklin County "First Responder Foot Pursuit" 5k run/walk

The Franklin County Association of Deputy Sheriff’s along with the Missouri Sheriff’s Training Academy class 162 would like to announce the 1st Annual Franklin County “First Responder Foot Pursuit” 5K Run/Fun Walk. This event will be held Saturday September 10th, 2011 at the Rotary Pavilion located in Union, Missouri across from the Union City pool starting at 8 a.m.

As this event is open to the public, The MSTA class 162 and the Franklin County Association of Deputy Sheriff’s invite you to participate in the 1st Annual First Responders Foot Pursuit. Participants may register by click here contact Sgt. Steve Pelton at 636-583-2560

July 18th

Despite the hot temperatures many attended Stony Hill Picnic friday

Photos by Jenny Althen

Sunday demonstrated another day rich in history at Threshing Show

Photos and Story by Kaylin Bade

Sunday demonstrated another day rich in history at the 49th Annual Steam Engine and Threshing Show in Rosebud, Missouri.  It began with a church service by Reverend Terry Knight; featured lumber sawing and grain threshing demonstrations, driven by steam engine; a chicken dinner at noon, and ended with the tractor parade and kids pedal tractor pull.

December 31st, 1969




July 18th, 2011

Extra Extra read all about it

Today Leader Publishing is printing the New Haven Youth Fair Limited Edition paper.  The last time a paper was printed locally my dad was four-years-old. 

Today marks the end of 46 years of news printed in other cities.  New Haven once again has a locally owned, operated, and now a locally printed news paper limited edition.

Click here to read more

Tomorrow the Limited Edition print will go on sale at 8:30 a.m. at the New Haven Save-A-Lot.

UPDATE: New Haven Berger/Fire on scene Henniges Automotive fire alarm sounding

The New Haven/Berger Fire Deparment responded at approx. 7:55 a.m. for a fire alarm sounding.  Crews are currently on the scene assessing the situation.  As information is reported we will keep you updated.  Click here for pictures

July 17th

Happy Birthday Donna Mairano

Michele Masters wants to wish Donna Mairano a very happy birthday today and thank her for all the times she has brought food and the best carrot cake to Hermann Dispatch.


Happy Birthday Donna Mairano

December 31st, 1969


July 17th, 2011

An Electrifying Tug-of-War Friday night at 2011 Youth Fair

Pictured above is The Piggy Pullers

The tug of war has become one of the main events at the New Haven Community Youth Fair on Friday night.  An estimated 800 to 900 people came out to watch the tug-of-war.  Teams with matching uniforms, face pant, and t-shirts were all a part of the intense competition.  There were team names such as Life Savers, Piggy Pullers, Stony Hill Mafia, and Kloppe Dairy Pulling Team.  Teams even had their own coaches. 

Large number of teams compete in 2011 New Haven Youth Fair Washer Tournament

Photos taken by Elisha Hoerstkamp and Krista Vedder

Pictured above left to right:  Aaron Rider, Taylor Goad, Kate Menke, Hannah Seitter, and Bryan Diener.

Hannah Pruessner's steer awarded Grand Champion

Pictured above Hannah Pruessner

Hannah Pruessner’s steer was chosen as the New Haven Fair Grand Champion and Andi Placht’s steer was selected as the Reserve Champion.

Pictured to the right Andi Placht

Photos and videos from today's events at the New Haven Community Youth Fair

Here are photo's from today's events.  Throughout the day tomorrow we will be publishing stories about all the activities that took place at this years Community Youth Fair.

July 16th

Huge turnout for 3 on 3 tournament - Pictures from ealier this afternoon

The 3 on 3 basketball tournament started at 10 a.m.

130 total registrations with 96 of them runners turnout for 5th Annual 5k walk/run

Nearly 120 participants took part in this morning's 5th Annual 5k Run/Walk.  Runners ranged from 8 year-old kids to 75 year-olds that ran the entire 3.1 mile course.

Pictured left to right:  Jonna Chisamore, Addie Mengwasser, Tyler Malone, and Brant Uthlaut

Kate Menke crowned 2011 New Haven Youth Fair Queen

Kate Menke (pictured aboved) was crowned 2011 New Haven Youth Fair Queen as well as selected by here peers to be Miss Congeniality.  The second runner up was Taylor Goad and first runner up went to Hannah Seitter.

Menke received a 1,000 dollar scholarship along with Mary Kay products, jewelery and a gift certificate for a facial.  She also received a 200 dollar scholarship for being selected Miss Congeniality.