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Special Olympics Day in Hermann

Posted on May 1, 2015 at 2:20 pm

Enjoy these pictures. More info in next Wednesday paper.

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Hermann Advertiser-Courier Editor Buck Collier

At The River’s Edge: Residents get lesson in limited government

Posted on April 29, 2015 at 8:42 am

There are some residents on the south end of Gasconade County who are finding out what it means to have a limited government — and living with the consequences of that limitation. A clay-mining operation is in full swing in that area and as part of that operation big trucks are rolling past homes during early-morning hours. Early-morning as in 2 or 3 a.m. The noise and interrupted sleep has

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  • Josh Bickmeyer named Firefighter of Year in New Florence

    Posted on April 28, 2015 at 1:55 pm

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    Firefighter Josh Bickmeyer has been recognized for his ongoing work with the New Florence Fire Protection District by being named Firefighter of the Year for 2014. Agency officials said he has shown an exemplary work ethic while going “above and beyond” to serve the community. A Hermann native, Josh is attending the Warrnton Fire Academy in furthering his career as a full-time firefighter. Josh is the son of Jennifer Gourley

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  • McKittrick Bp, attempted robery

    Posted on April 24, 2015 at 8:28 am

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    This morning, regional Bp vice president  Darrell Meek, confirmed that the McKittrick Mo Bp station and convenience store was a target to an attempted robbery. According to Meek, a man entered the Bp last night (Thursday) and ordered money. The employees fled to the back room where they locked themselves in and called the police. Police responded. No money or property was taken and no one was hurt.  Meek said

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Hermann third baseman Josh Schroer at the plate.

Defensive gems highlight ‘Cats’ win over Dutchmen

Posted on April 29, 2015 at 8:31 am

As strange as it might sound, an outstanding performance at the plate Thursday by Hermann was overshadowed by more brilliant play in the field against Owensville. It was the defensive gems in this game — including one that secured the 8-7 Four Rivers Conference victory — that had Head Coach Alan Speckhals beaming with pride. The defensive play and the fact the Bearcats snapped  a 5-game losing streak. The 8-7

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  • Bearcats look to spark winning streak

    Posted on April 21, 2015 at 2:55 pm

    Hermann's Josh Schroer leads off first base after collecting a hit in Monday's game against Sullivan. The Eagles won 6-5.

    The Bearcats this week are looking to get back on the winning track after their brief winning streak was snapped. A 8-6 win over the New Haven Shamrocks on April 13 was the fourth consecutive victory for the ‘Cats. It also was the last win for Hermann going into Monday afternoon’s contest with the Sullivan Eagles. That is, weather permitting. Hermann Head Coach Alan Speckhals earlier Monday morning was keeping

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  • After shaky start, Hermann’s Budnick settles in

    Posted on April 14, 2015 at 2:45 pm

    Hermann's Andrew Budnick tries to help himself by laying down a sacrifice bunt in the game against Van-Far last week.

    Call it the Freaky Friday factor: It’s a home game, but it’s not really a home game. Thanks to some schedule juggling to get in a baseball game despite a wet field north of here, the Hermann Bearcats wound up wearing their road grays Friday, even though they were playing at Dick Ochsner Field, their home diamond. Home team or visiting squad, the Bearcats behind sophomore Andrew Budnick overcame a

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    Amish furniture means quality heirlooms

    Posted on February 25, 2015 at 11:14 am

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      It is considered some of the best-made in the world, furniture without frills, hand-made with precision rather than with power tools. Amish furniture is in a class of its own, reflecting the character of its makers, hewn from quality wood and crafted with care. The Amish lead a simple life, one that is without ostentation and unnecessary fripperies. A reliance on modern conveniences and mechanizations taken for granted by

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Advertiser-Courier General Manager Cathi Utley

Cathi’s Corner

Posted on April 29, 2015 at 8:38 am

Everyone look around. This is one good looking town! Our flowers and trees are blooming and the air is crisp and clean. This is the most beautiful town ever! Please help and continue its beauty by planting trees or flowers on your property. The Kentucky Derby is this weekend. I like the horse named Frosted. Not sure why, but I do. They are having a party at Stone Hill where

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  • Cathi’s Corner

    Posted on April 21, 2015 at 2:44 pm

    Advertiser-Courier General Manager Cathi Utley

    Congratulations to the Hermann FFA!!!  Those kiddos won state and are going to nationals. NATIONALS!!! The FlorIculture group is putting us on the FFA map as champions! I am so proud!! I had to drive down and see my mom this weekend in Northwest Arkansas. As I drove down, I noted the naked grapevines. Naked I say! Unless you’re from the South, then they were “necked.” On my drive home

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  • Hermann board OKs 2015 swimming pool rates

    Posted on April 21, 2015 at 2:28 pm

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    The rates have gone up for using the Hermann Swimming Pool this season. The pool is scheduled to open at noon on Monday, May 25, Memorial Day, and close at 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15. Pool hours will be Monday-Thursday noon-6 p.m.; Friday noon to 7 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday noon  to 6 p.m. A family pass (for a family of 4 living in the same household) remains at $100;

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The Historic Hermann Museum.

Historical Hermann Museum joins Blue Star program

Posted on April 28, 2015 at 1:50 pm

Historic Hermann Museum has joined over 2,000 museums offering free admission to active military and their immediate families. The Blue Star Museum program includes National Guard and Reserve and runs from Memorial Day to Labor Day every year. The Heritage Room on the second floor of the Historic Hermann Museum features displays of Civil War, WW1, and WW2 artifacts, including some uniforms and weaponry. The former German School, 312 Schiller

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  • Gore-Case community sets Spring Gathering

    Posted on April 21, 2015 at 2:39 pm

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    In an effort to extend the warmth and security of a more closely knit “Neighborhood” to those land owners and residents of the Gore-Case community, members have added a Spring Gathering to the traditional meeting calendar for 2015. A special effort is being made to extend this invitation to “meet your neighbors” with emphasis on getting to know those who live in – and/or own land in – the general

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  • Hermann board OKs 2015 swimming pool rates

    Posted on April 21, 2015 at 2:28 pm

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    The rates have gone up for using the Hermann Swimming Pool this season. The pool is scheduled to open at noon on Monday, May 25, Memorial Day, and close at 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15. Pool hours will be Monday-Thursday noon-6 p.m.; Friday noon to 7 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday noon  to 6 p.m. A family pass (for a family of 4 living in the same household) remains at $100;

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