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New Haven Lumber donates $1,000 to Camp Trinity

Ruth Rethemeyer receives donation on behalf of Camp Trinity.  Pictured from left to right: Ernie Swoboda, New Haven Lumber manager, Ruth Rethemeyer, and Luke Otten,

New Haven, Mo - Camp Trinity, New Haven recently received $1,000 from New Haven/Hermann Lumber and Hermann Lumber Ready Mix. Camp Trinity is an independent non-profit Christian Retreat Center located just south of New Haven.

Sons of American Legion Post 366 Barbeque today

The Sons of the American Legion Post 366 are hosting a Barbeque today in the parking lot of New Haven Save-A-Lot.

New Haven graduate Samantha Panhorst named to All-Missouri Academic Team at East Central College

From left are Cookie Hays, Kevin Dixon, Jean McCann, Dr. Jennifer Judd, Samantha Panhorst, Katrina Dearing, Dr. Elizabeth Winters-Rozema, and Dr. Ed Jackson, college president.

Union, Mo - East Central College administrators and faculty members were on hand recently when Dr. Jennifer Judd, associate professor of music and students Katrina Dearing and Samantha Panhorst were honored by the Missouri Community College Association.

Citizens Bank kicks off "Community Banking Month" with hotdogs and soda

Photo by Kyle Quick
Kyle Williams mans the grill while Luke Meyer and Tracy Langengerg take care of doing the rest of the work.

Three young ladies helping in the fight to end world hunger

Photo by Mark West
Alison Long, Anna Miller, and Hannah Fitts.

VonBehren awarded Business Person of the Year

Two simple words, “thank you”, arguably define the characteristics of Larry VonBehren.  Every time a customer leaves Home Oil after having their vehicle serviced they are sent down the road with a “thank you”.

David Engelbrecht speaks about Larry Vonbehren

Bash trash in Missouri with April Trash Bash!

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo -- Many signs of spring in Missouri are a welcome sight. Green shoots and flowering trees and bulbs promise warmer weather ahead. Unfortunately, other sights during spring aren't so welcome, such as litter along roads and highways, in our communities and in our outdoor spaces. Help fight litter through Missouri’s annual No MOre Trash! Bash in April.

Menke named Youth Citizen of the Year

Pictured with Ryan Menke is Tim Strobel who presented Ryan with the Youth Citizen of the Year Award.

Last night, Ryan Menke was awarded the Youth Citizen of the Year Award at the New Haven Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet held at Robller Vineyard.  (Watch the presentation of award below.)

April is Community Bank Month at PSB

Every April Peoples Savings Bank and 8000 other Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) celebrates America’s Community Banks contribution to the American culture and economy. Community banks are independent, and locally owned and operated institutions that continue to have a far-reaching positive impact on the economy in cities and towns throughout America.

Clothing donations requested to set up Community Closet for ECC students

Union, Mo - As people go through their annual spring cleaning ritual, the Learning Center at East Central College is asking community members for donations of professional clothing for men and women to help current ECC students as they start to build a professional wardrobe.

First Franklin County Fair Queen event held in downtown New Haven

Photos by Kaylin Bade
The Franklin County Fair Queen Committee welcomed the 2012 contestants and their mothers yesterday with the annual Fair Queen Tea held at Mary Lou's in downtown New Haven.

Music Booster Trivia Night was a huge success

Pictured above is team BMI, four time champions.  In fact, they have won ever year except last year when they were unable to participate.  Members pictured left to right: Mike Beard, Ben Vedder, Melissa Vedder, Darin Pecaut, Tori Panhorst, Jessica Panhorst, Jared Pecaut, and Amie Pecaut.

The Liquor Cabinet Grand Opening Celebration

The Liquor Cabinet is officially open as owner; James Fortner cuts the red ribbon only 30 minutes ago with members from the Chamber of Commerce.

It is a beautiful day outside, while your out and about make sure to stop by for the Grand Opening Celebration, free BBQ, taste testing, and do not forget to bring in your post card for a chance to win free prizes.

Luecke, Parsons, and Schwentker to attend the American Legion Boys State of Missouri

Pictured left to right: Stephanie Pehle (Bank of Franklin County), Connie Gerdes (Lions Club), Bernard Laune (American Legion), Wyatt Parsons, Andrew Schwentker, Ben Luecke, Debbie Winters (Peoples Savings Bank), and Karen Menke (Citizens Bank).

Bank of Franklin County tailgate party before Wednesday's game

Wednesday night was also Bank of Franklin County’s baseball tailgate.  If you were lucky enough to arrive at the game early, you would have enjoyed free hotdogs, chili, and even s’mores.

They also gave away free t-shirts to the first 100 fans, which were all gone before the game started.

MDC and Ameren launch WOW program to improve wildlife habitat


Ameren Vegetation Supervisor Transmission Chad Warren and MDC Private Land Conservationist Jennifer Porcelli discuss options for habitat improvements as part of the cooperative project, Wires Over Wildlife.  MDC photo.

ST. LOUIS, Mo -- In partnership with Ameren Missouri, the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) has created a new program to preserve and enhance wildlife habitat on land underneath Ameren transmission lines.

Friends and co-workers help raise money for fellow mail carrier

Photo by Diane Gerdes

Washington, Mo - If there is one person everyone knows, it is his or her mail carrier.  Some people happen to become best friends with that individual they see nearly everyday of the week dropping off their mail.

Discover nature with Falcon Webcam

MDC, Ameren Missouri and World Bird Sanctuary partner on video feeds of falcons nesting.  Photo courtesy MDC.

Jefferson City will receive a federal grant for historic preservation project

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Jefferson City will receive a $10,650 grant through the federal Historic Preservation Fund, the Missouri Department of Natural Resources announced today.

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