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Descendants of the Bayer family, Hermann's founding family, donates to the Brush & Palette Club's cemetery project.

Descendants of Hermann’s Bayer family donates to cemetery project

Posted on September 2, 2014 at 12:51 pm

During the last week of The Brush & Palette Club’s drive to raise $30,000 for city cemetery restoration to match an anonymous gift, a direct descendant of George and Catherine Bayer contributed $1,000 to the project. Bill Haag, Sr. of Moore Gear & Manufacturing Co., Inc. of Hermann, is a great-great-grandson of the Bayers and was responsible for the gift.   Bayer served as agent for the German Settlement Society

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Formal opening of Amtrak station set for Sept. 12

Posted on September 2, 2014 at 1:01 pm

Adding to the buzz in Hermann next weekend will be the official opening of the new Amtrak station. The ceremony is set for 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 12. The Missouri River Runner train scheduled to arrive in Hermann at 10:49 a.m. will held here briefly for photos. Scheduled to be on hand for the opening are officials of Amtrak, the Missouri Department of Transportation, Union Pacific Railroad and the city

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  • Bill Chrastil to perform as part of Hermann’s salute to military

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 12:54 pm

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    Branson entertainer Bill Chrastil will feature a Tribute to the Armed Forces to complement Hermann’s Salute to Our Military Weekend when he returns to Hermann’s Showboat Community Theatre on Saturday, Sept. 13, at 7:30 pm. The performance will also include a ’50s/’60s Rock & Roll segment, with salutes to Neil Diamond, Tom Jones, Jerry Lee Lewis and Conway Twitty. Chrastil also performs hits from new and classic country to classic

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  • Hermann prepares to salute current, former military veterans

    Posted on August 26, 2014 at 2:35 pm

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    Flags will be flying on the second weekend of September as Hermann salutes the nation’s military men and women. Active-duty and retired military personnel will honored Friday through Sunday, Sept. 12-14. Discounts will be available at area merchants and the Advertiser-Courier will be announcing its most patriotic decorated business. Events during the weekend will include a concert by Pilot Grove on Friday, Sept. 12, at the Hermann Amphitheater from 7:30-9:30

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Hermann's Tyler Kuhn makes a tackle against Cuba.

Bearcats roll past Cuba, prepare for a tough foe in St. James

Posted on September 2, 2014 at 1:29 pm

The Hermann Bearcats took a blow right out of the blocks Friday night, but it didn’t take long for them to recover in a 54-12 non-conference football win over Cuba. It was the home opener for the Bearcats (2-0), who face St. James (2-0) on the Tigers’ field this Friday. Before the fans settled into their seats last Friday, Cuba quarterback Nick Lemons fired an 80-yard touchdown pass on the

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  • Hermann Bearcats open season in a big way over Montgomery County

    Posted on August 26, 2014 at 2:50 pm

    Hermann quarteback Garrett Leimkuehler scores the first of his four touchdowns last Friday against Montgomery County.

    Montgomery County’s football stadium felt like a sauna, but the Hermann Bearcats never wilted in their 61-12 season opener against the Wildcats last Friday night. The hot, steamy weather forced most games in central Missouri to be moved back to a 7:30 p.m. start, and it didn’t take long for the Bearcats to unload a stable of talented offensive weapons. “I was pleased with our performance for the first game,”

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  • Bearcat 61-12 win

    Posted on August 24, 2014 at 4:57 pm

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    Hermann’s Dakota Eikermann (left) led the Bearcats in tackles vs. Montgomery County last Friday, a 61-12 win.

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Hermann Advertiser-Courier and New Haven Leader Editor Buck Collier

At the River’s Edge: Remembering the days of throwing the paper

Posted on September 2, 2014 at 1:16 pm

Tomorrow is a special day of sorts for many of us in the newspaper business — and a lot of people in other professions, also — all of whom delivered papers. It’s National Newspaper Carrier Day and it was created to commemorate the hiring of the very first newspaper carrier, 10-year-old Barney Flaherty, who delivered The New York Sun. He was hired Sept. 10, 1833. As the story goes, the

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  • Cathi’s Corner

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 1:07 pm

    Advertiser-Courier General Manager Cathi Utley

    Did you know that newspapers help ripen tomatoes? Wrap a tomato in newspaper and keep in on the counter. It will ripen faster than normal. Salsa, anyone? This week’s column is helper friendly. We have a lot of people around this town who like to help! Trash trucks are hard to follow. The trucks lights are flashing, they are moving slowly and there is a guy hanging on to the

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  • Formal opening of Amtrak station set for Sept. 12

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 1:01 pm

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    Adding to the buzz in Hermann next weekend will be the official opening of the new Amtrak station. The ceremony is set for 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 12. The Missouri River Runner train scheduled to arrive in Hermann at 10:49 a.m. will held here briefly for photos. Scheduled to be on hand for the opening are officials of Amtrak, the Missouri Department of Transportation, Union Pacific Railroad and the city

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Car buffs polish up their wheels for the River City Cruisers’ Car Show Sept. 7.

Posted on August 26, 2014 at 2:32 pm

This year’s Car Show in the Park will be held Sunday, Sept. 7, in Hermann Park, off Highway 19. The 15th annual River City Cruisers Car Club will feature plenty of autos, food and drink and a 50-50 drawing. There are more than three dozen classes of vehicles with three awards being given in each class, along with a Women’s Choice Award and a People’s Choice Award. For car owners

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  • Lady ‘Cats softball kicks off this weekend

    Posted on August 19, 2014 at 2:21 pm

    Lady Bearcat Morgan Laboube prepares to make a throw during a practice session.

    Hermann’s girls softball team opens its season on Saturday, Aug. 23, in the New Haven Softball Classic against St. James under new Head Coach Chip Stutzman. Each of the eight teams are guaranteed three games, and they will be played at two ball diamonds, Lions Field and Bock Field. The Lady Bearcats’ game against St. James will start at 11 a.m. at Lions Field. The host New Haven Shamrocks will

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  • Hermann Chorus schedules rehearsals for Fall Concert

    Posted on August 12, 2014 at 1:44 pm

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    The Hermann Area Chorus will be warming up its collective vocal chords next week as rehearsals begin for the Fall Concert. Practice begins Thursday, Aug. 21, in the Hermann Middle School music room. Rehearsals will be held Thursdays from 7-8:30 p.m. If school is cancelled or closed early on a Thursday, rehearsal will be moved to the following Monday. New singers are welcome; all that is needed is a love

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