November 9th, 2012

Nestlé USA Recalls NESQUIK® Chocolate Powder due to possibility of Salmonella

Nestlé USA announced the voluntary recall of limited quantities of Nestlé NESQUIK® Chocolate Powder in the 10.9, 21.8 and 40.7 ounce canisters. The voluntary recall is limited to only NESQUIK Chocolate Powder, which was distributed nationally.





New Haven Elementary participates in Healthy Smiles Fluoride Varnish Program

Pictured left to right in the front row: Amber Kocinski, Dr. Jackie Miller, Dr. Jenifer Moser. Second row: Tara Anderson, Kay Politte, Stephanie Nicks, Crystal Kopmann. Back row: Evelyn Lucas, Susan Legg Anita Frater and Virginia Jones.

New Haven, Mo. - Dr. Jenifer Moser with New Haven Dental Care and Dr. Jackie Miller from Tri-County Orthodontics, along with volunteers, donated their time to give elementary students a brighter smile.

Thank You, New Haven

Because of the community’s generous support, the very unique 2012 FIRE FEST was bigger, better, and more successful than ever before.

Young hunters check 19,277 deer - Franklin top county of harvest

JEFFERSON CITY– Hunters age 6 through 15 checked 19,277 deer during the first weekend of Missouri’s youth deer hunt Nov. 3 and 4, a 17.6-percent increase over last year’s figure.

Share the Harvest with MDC

The Share the Harvest program in Missouri provides a way for deer hunters to donate venison to the needy. This program is administered by the Conservation Federation of Missouri and the Missouri Department of Conservation. During the 2011 deer seasons, 6,191 hunters donated 317,882 pounds of venison.

November 8th

Firefighters behind the scene - What you don't see in the news

Firefighter, wearing his air pack, is blindfolded and has to untangle the hose and disconnect each piece of hose.

Beaufort, Mo – This past Saturday, the Beaufort/Leslie Fire Department spent most of their night working a house fire, which is what most of our readers jumped to read about.  However, volunteer firefighters spend 80 to 90 percent of their time doing things other than responding to 911 calls.

Quick News spoke with Beaufort/Leslie Fire Chief Terry Feth about what his department does when not fighting fires or working a car accident.

Thanksgiving dinner cost continues to rise

Missouri News Horizon
Your Thanksgiving turkey will cost a little more this year…and that will make your feast a little more expensive overall.

Since 2010 the average cost of a Thanksgiving meal has increased by $6.91.

Kaylin's Community Changers

Who is changing our community for the better?  We want to know!

Who is your hero?  Is there a teacher who has impacted your child’s life, a neighbor who is always there for you, or someone who has fallen on hard times but never seems to give up? Has your child done something recently that has made you proud?

Claire and Claire tag first deer

Claire Meyer tages her first deer, nice 8-pointer.  Will dad, Bill Meyer be able to top that on Saturday.
Photo submitted by Sherry Meyer.

By Kyle Quick:

This past weekend was the annual youth hunt and some young  hunters have set the bar pretty high for their mom or dad. Saturday moms and dads will have their opportunity to see if they are as good of hunters as their kids. (More photos below)

Gov. Nixon presents agricultural achievement award to Charlie Schlottach of White Mule Winery

OWENSVILLE, Mo. - Gov. Jay Nixon was in Gasconade County to recognize Charlie Schlottach and White Mule Winery with the Governor's Award for Agricultural Achievement, which honors outstanding farmers, growers and processors for their work with agricultural commodities and their communities.

November 7th

False report of attempted abduction

New Haven, Mo. -  Wednesday afternoon The New Haven Police Department was notified of a possible attempted abduction at the New Haven Elementary School.

Fall firearms turkey harvest up for second year

JEFFERSON CITY–An increase in Missouri’s 2012 fall firearms turkey harvest confirms population gains that turkey managers predicted and hunters hoped for.

Romney wins by a landslide in R-II Presidential race

Long lines at polling station
New Haven, Mo
. – Franklin County R-II School took advantage of this year’s Presidential race to help students understand how the voting process works and that your vote does count.

Two states will be living a higher life and Cigarette tax voted down

Photo by Kathryn Scott Osler, The Denver Post

A bigger headline than Barack Obama being reelected might be the fact that Marijuana was legalized for recreational use in two states and California was not one of them. 

The mile high city just became higher after Maijuana was legalized in Colorado after Tuesday’s elections.  Washington also joined in living a “higher” life becoming the first two states to legalize the substance.

November 6th

Breaking: Akin concedes senate race to McCaskill

Missouri News Horizon
Chesterfield, Mo.
- Looks like an earlier night than expected for Congressman Akin.  A staff member just confirmed to Missouri News Horizon that around 9:30 p.m. Congressman Akin called Senator Claire McCaskill and conceded the race to her.

He is expected to make a public statement before ten o’clock.

Local, State, and National election results

8:35 - Update on State Races -
cigarette tax being voted down 60%

Quick News Coverage
The 2012 campaign is now the 2012 election as polls close and votes tallied.

Throughout the night we will have updated results from how Franklin County residence voted, to races at the state level, and of course the race to 270 for the White House.

Sullivan mother tragically finds infant unresponsive

Sullivan, Mo. - At approximately 4:25 AM, on November 6, 2012, Franklin County deputies responded to a residence at 1005 New Street outside Sullivan, Mo. 

The mother of 2 month old Ava Declue checked on her child and found her unresponsive. 

BREAKING NEWS: Shooting north of Women’s and Children’s Hospital on MU Campus

Columbia, Mo - University of Missouri Police and administrators are aware of a shooting that occurred north of Women’s and Children’s Hospital on Keene Street.

iPads being used in Franklin County; already large turnout at the polls

New Havne, Mo. - Polling places across Franklin County are reporting a high voter turnout.  Both New Haven locations have already surpassed the number of voters who turned out for the primaries.  As of 12:30 p.m., over 500 citizens have cast their votes out of roughly 1300 registered voters.

For decades, voting officials had to flip through a large book of pages to find your name so you could sign, showing you had voted.

November 5th

In admiration of a man who deeply impacted New Haven without ever stepping foot in town

By Kaylin Bade:

It is known throughout Franklin County and across the state that New Haven is famous for the High School's basketball program as well as the area's history of the sport.  Therefore, everyone in New Haven should celebrate today... or maybe today should be declared a holiday in town...