November 29th, 2012

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Letters to Santa

Two Franklin County 4-H Members selected to State Shooting Sports Teams

The Missouri’s 4-H Shooting Sports recurve archery team is, from left, Sydney Orton, coach Mike Cook, Bayli Jetton, Anna Threatt, coach Jim Sappington, Caleb Cantrell, Austin Tyree, James-Michael Cook, Health Sutton, Trestan McGeorge and Erick Wideman; kneeling is Erin Armentrout.

– Five state shooting teams have been selected for Missouri’s 4-H Shooting Sports competition, according to Gerry Snapp, University of Missouri Extension 4-H youth specialist.  Two Franklin County 4-H members will be travelling with the teams to Nebraska to compete.

November 28th

Shamrocks knock of Montgomery County 43-30 to play the powerhouse Mexico Bulldogs

Pictured Kyle Ruediger

Photos by Kyle Quick
Montgomery City, Mo.
– Montgomery County went from trailing by four with 48 seconds left in the third when New Haven capitalized off two unforced turnovers, leading to five straight points.  Instead of Montgomery trailing by four they found themselves down by nine at the end of the third quarter, 35-26.

East Central College names Ray Steinhoff Alumni of the Month

Photo by Kyle Quick

--New Haven Varsity Coach Ray Steinhoff was recently named East Central College Alumni of the Month.

There have been countless articles written about Steinhoff’s success throughout his coaching career, however many do not know that he was a pretty good basketball player "back in the day".

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First Lady Michelle Obama Receives the 2012 White House Christmas Tree

The official White House Christmas tree, a 19-foot Fraser Fir, arrives in a horse-drawn carriage at the North Portico of the White House, Nov. 23, 2012. Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy.

First Lady Michelle Obama greeted the official White House Christmas Tree, which arrived via horse-drawn carriage. Daughters Sasha and Malia and First Dog Bo also helped welcome the tree.

Mexico hands New Haven first loss on the season

Megan Shockley scores two of her eight points on four of four shooting.
Photos by Kyle Quick

Montgomery City, Mo. – Monday night the (4) Mexico Lady Bulldogs handed (5) New Haven their first loss of the year in the first round of the Montgomery County Tournament 29-22.

November 27th

OBITUARY: New Haven: Rube W. Deppermann (March 11, 1919 - November 27, 2012)

Rube W. Deppermann, 93, of New Haven, Missouri, passed away on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at Grandview Healthcare Center, Washington, Missouri.

Mr. Deppermann was born in New Haven, Missouri on March 11, 1919, the son of the late Oscar and Alvina (Althage) Deppermann.

25th annual Christmas Candlelight House Tour

Picture of Bryan and Carol Hebbeler's decorations from the 2011 Christmas Candlelight House Tour.
Photo by Kyle Quick (Houses Listed Below)

New Haven, Mo. - The New Haven Preservation Society will present their 25th annual Christmas Candlelight House Tour on December 2, 2012.  The afternoon begins at 3:00 p.m. with a concert presented by the New Haven Community Singers at St. Peters United Church of Christ, 607 Maupin St., New Haven, MO.

Cyber Monday sparks Internet sales tax debate

By Johnny Kampis | Missouri Watchdog

ST. LOUIS, Mo – Online retailers like Amazon were expected to reap millions during the Christmas shopping event known as Cyber Monday, but Missouri’s coffers won’t benefit because the state doesn’t collect sales tax from Internet-only stores.

The Show Me State faces the same conundrum as the rest of the nation — how to make “remote sellers,” or those who sell to Missouri residents but who do not have a physical presence in the state, pay sales taxes on the goods they sell.

This was our Olympics

Pictured left to right is Justin Wurtz and Tyler Johnson.

--When you take three letters and combine them on the front of a jersey, everyone forgets about their differences and unites as one team with the same goal.

When Justin Wurtz of Hermann, Mo. and Tyler Johnson of Union, Mo. first put on their jersey with the letters “USA” on the front they realized they were no longer playing for their high schools (Hermann Bearcats or Union Wildcats) instead they were representing an entire nation.

November 26th

Invest in your child's education - Buy college savings accounts for Christmas

State Treasurer Clint Zweifel said as Christmas approaches, parents should consider investing in a Missouri 529 College Savings Plan.

In a column sent to newspapers across the state, Zweifel — who was reelected to his second term earlier this month — said “while higher education might not be on their wish list, contributions to a MOST 529 account could help the children in your life reach their goals.”

November 24th

New Haven Christmas Tree Lighting

--The New Haven Garden Club will join the community in celebrating the holiday season with its fourth annual Community Christmas Tree lighting festivities December 1 at 6:00 P.M. on the levee in downtown New Haven.

The theme of the tree is “All Things Natural.” The decorations were created by members using blooms gathered from their gardens this summer.

November 24th

New Haven’s varsity teams win season openers. Girls destroy Wright City 54-6

--Sophomore Kyle Ruediger made his first start at the varsity level on Tuesday, scoring a game high 21 points while dishing out four assists, four steals, and snagging five rebounds to help lead New Have with a season opening win over Belle 47-28.

Coach Ray Steinhoff said, “The boys played really hard, making a lot of unselfish plays and a good way to start of the season.”

Hermann Hospital host 3rd Annual Turkey Trot

Photos by Kyle Quick

Hermann, Mo. – Thanksgiving morning (Thursday) nearly 200 volunteers and participates turned out for the 3rd Annual Turkey Trot 5k walk/run hosted by Hermann Area District Hospital (HADH).  They have hosted the event each year through a collective effort on the parts of local businesses and volunteers.

The fun side of Black Friday you never see

Kohl's officially kicks off Black Friday, actually on Friday.
Photos by Kyle Quick

Washington, Mo. – Kohl’s was the only store who actually stuck to the tradition of Black Friday, waiting to open their doors until midnight, while other stores such as Wal-Mart and Target attempted to begin a new tradition of the so called Pre-Black Friday.

BREAKING NEWS: New Haven Police arrest 18-year-old in Fidelity armed robbery

New Haven, Mo. - Quick News has just learned that New Haven Police apprehended the subject in relation to Tuesday (Nov. 20) night's armed robbery at Fidelity’s office in New Haven.

Their persistent investigation during this past week and numerous tips received led to Friday night’s arrest.

Kohl's shoppers stand in line over three hours for the "Deals and Kohl's Cash"

This photo was taken over an hour before Kohl's opened at Midnight.  The line eneded up extending past the back side of the store.
Photo by Kyle Quick

Washington, Mo. – We asked several shoppers while they stood inline waiting for Kohl’s to open their doors and officially kick of Black Friday.  Kohl’s was actually the only store that had a line of people itching to take advantage of Black Friday “deals”.

Here are what Kohl’s shoppers had to say:

November 23rd

Parsons first in history of NHHS to ever score 35 on ACT

Pictured above is Wyatt Parsons.
Photo by Kyle Quick

New Haven, Mo. - Imagine the feeling of being the first student to accomplish something no student in the history of New Haven High School has been able to do.