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By the book: Hermann alderman scolds city agency for procedural miscue

Posted on September 30, 2014 at 1:29 pm

Seldom does a city board include a scolding along with its check when it pays a bill. Yet, last week there was the Hermann Board of Aldermen, looking at a big cost for something it had not expressly authorized. And, like a parent who pays to replace his neighbor’s picture window broken by an errant baseball hit by his own son, Alderman Jason Alferman just had to grit his teeth

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City Hall: After 2015 Car Show, tables will remain in Rotunda

Posted on September 30, 2014 at 1:42 pm

Memo from the Hermann Board of Aldermen to groups planning events in City Park that will attract a crowd: Bring your own tables. After the 2015 River City Cruisers Car Show, don’t expect the tables to be trucked down from the Rotunda any more. The aldermen last week decided to no longer furnish tables to organizations with events in the park. It seems two events set for the same time

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  • Ferguson Police Shot

    Posted on September 28, 2014 at 12:58 am

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    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Authorities said a police officer was shot Saturday night in Ferguson, the scene of racial unrest in the wake of the August shooting death of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police officer. Tim Zoll of the Ferguson Police Department told KSDK-TV that the officer was shot in the arm. St. Louis County Police spokesman Brian Schellman told The Associated Press that an officer was

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  • Tourism Director Resigns

    Posted on September 24, 2014 at 2:49 pm

    Hermann Tourism Director, Cindi Benz has resigned as of Tuesday evening. Mayor Shabel noted that Cindi was a hard worker and spent long hours promoting Hermann.  The search for a new director is already underway.

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Football is Back in the Bearcat’s Hands

Posted on October 1, 2014 at 10:17 am

Hermann once again used a strong running game to improve its record to 5-1 overall and 2-1 in the Four Rivers Conference. The Bearcats rushed 71 times for 319 yards. The win keeps the Bearcats in the thick of things in the Four Rivers Conference race, with another league test this Friday at St. Clair.

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  • Union trims Hermann softball squad

    Posted on September 30, 2014 at 1:53 pm

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    Hermann’s girls managed just one hit off St. Clair’s Janna Ruether in a 12-2 loss on Sept. 18 at Hermann’s Dick Ochsner Ballpark. The game ended after six innings on the 10-run rule. The Lady Bearcats’ scored their two runs in the third when Taylor Stutzman’s line drive was mishandled by the right-fielder for an error, allowing Tristan Wright and Elissa Thurman to score. Thurman had a single in the

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  • Lady Bearcats finish 2nd behind New Haven in tourney pool play

    Posted on September 30, 2014 at 1:52 pm

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    Hermann’s volleyball team finished second, behind New Haven, in pool play last Tuesday at the 59th annual Hermann Invitational. The Lady Bearcats opened with a 25-19, 25-10 win over Owensville as sophomore Kaileigh Tyree had seven kills in 10 attacks with no errors. Emily Engemann, a sophomore, and Tess Schannuth, a freshman, added four kills apiece, and Schannuth also had 10 assists. Hermann served seven aces in the Owensville match,

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Lifestyles

Advertiser-Courier General Manager Cathi Utley

Cathi’s Corner

Posted on September 30, 2014 at 1:55 pm

They say the first five pounds are the easiest. If so, the hard part is just starting for me. Five pounds off and how many to go? Too many! Just as I was pondering a snack today, Abbey, the nutritionist from the Fitness Center emailed me. Good timing? Bad timing? God’s timing? I guess that remains to be seen. I had an apple. Big sigh. Along those lines . .

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  • Hermann Jaycees prepare for their first Bier & Wine Garten during Oktoberfest

    Posted on September 30, 2014 at 1:34 pm

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    The Hermann Jaycees will be hosting their Jaycees Bier and Wine Garten each Saturday of October, 11 a.m.-11 p.m., at the Hermann Sesquicentennial Park on Gutenberg Street. This is the Hermann Jaycees first time hosting this event and organizers are excited about new events including stein hoisting and a Friday night event for locals. This Friday night, Oct. 3, the Bier and Wine Garten will be open to encourage Hermannites

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  • Advertiser-Courier sponsors It Can Wait project.

    Posted on September 23, 2014 at 2:14 pm

    The Hermann Advertiser-Courier this year joins the Missouri Press Association and AT&T in sponsoring a contest that will challenge St George Catholic school,Hermann Middle School and High School students to write an editorial or opinion column highlighting the dangers of texting while driving. The project encourages all students to take the It Can Wait pledge. Students taking part in the statewide project will be competing for a grand prize of

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The Rotunda

City Hall: After 2015 Car Show, tables will remain in Rotunda

Posted on September 30, 2014 at 1:42 pm

Memo from the Hermann Board of Aldermen to groups planning events in City Park that will attract a crowd: Bring your own tables. After the 2015 River City Cruisers Car Show, don’t expect the tables to be trucked down from the Rotunda any more. The aldermen last week decided to no longer furnish tables to organizations with events in the park. It seems two events set for the same time

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  • Hermann Jaycees prepare for their first Bier & Wine Garten during Oktoberfest

    Posted on September 30, 2014 at 1:34 pm

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    The Hermann Jaycees will be hosting their Jaycees Bier and Wine Garten each Saturday of October, 11 a.m.-11 p.m., at the Hermann Sesquicentennial Park on Gutenberg Street. This is the Hermann Jaycees first time hosting this event and organizers are excited about new events including stein hoisting and a Friday night event for locals. This Friday night, Oct. 3, the Bier and Wine Garten will be open to encourage Hermannites

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  • Scenic Regional chief advocates consolidation of districts into single entity

    Posted on September 16, 2014 at 1:35 pm

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    A vote could be taken later this month to consolidate the various parts of Scenic Regional Library District into a single district covering three counties. Scenic Director Steve Campbell last Tuesday said he hopes to have the district’s Board of Directors vote on a plan to consolidate the three separate library districts — Franklin, Gasconade and Warren counties — into a genuinely single entity. “We appear to be one large

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