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McKittrick Bp, attempted robery

Posted on April 24, 2015 at 8:28 am

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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Mike Kelly, Hermann High School head coach for track-and-field.

Hermann head track coach runs in Boston Marathon

Posted on April 21, 2015 at 3:07 pm

Hermann High School track-and-field coach Mike  Kelly made the run of his lifetime Monday, competing in the world-class Boston Marathon. He prepared specifically for this event for more than a year. e width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/07EQL1_MFW8″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen> Kelly’s net time in the 26.2-mile endurance run was 2:59.15. He said he hoped to place within the first 1,500 runners in his division. He missed that mark, crossing the line in 1,729th

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  • Hospital board to elect officers Monday night

    Posted on April 21, 2015 at 2:31 pm

    Hermann Area District Hospital

    Officers will be selected Monday night as two new members join the Hermann Area District Hospital Board of Directors. Three members were elected to the board April 7 — including incumbent Board President Randy Eikermann. Joining Eikermann as new members will be Dave Johnson and Mathew Reidhead. Monday night’s session will be the panel’s reorganization meeting. The new board will be faced with filling another vacancy, one created by the

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  • Bill on filling courthouse vacancies still in House committee

    Posted on April 21, 2015 at 2:12 pm

    The Gasconade County Courthouse.

    The Missouri Senate Gubernatorial Appointents Committee could become one of the busiest panels in the Missouri General Assembly if a bill sponsored by a local legislator becomes law. Under a proposal by State Rep. Justin Alferman, R-Hermann, all county government vacancies would have to be filled through an appointment by the governor — subject to confirmation by the Missouri Senate. The measure would treat filling county government offices the same

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

Bearcats look to spark winning streak

Posted on April 21, 2015 at 2:55 pm

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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  • Sophomore Andrew Budnick paints a near-perfect picture of a Bearcat win

    Posted on April 7, 2015 at 3:14 pm

    Bearcats pitcher Andrew Budnick fires a pitch to a St. James Tiger in Monday afternoon's 4-0 Hermann victory.

    It might not have been a masterpiece painted Monday afternoon by sophomore pitcher Andrew Budnick against the St. James Tigers, but it was about as close as anyone can get. Budnick faced only four batters over the minimum in throwing a 4-0 shutout. After Budnick retired the side in order in the top of the 1st inning, his teammates put together a walk, a single and double to get on

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    HOW TO REPLACE BODY MOUNT BUSHINGS

    Posted on March 10, 2015 at 3:08 pm

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    Presented by Hermann NAPA HOW TO REPLACE BODY MOUNT BUSHINGS Most modern cars are built as a single shell, where the body is also the frame. This is called “unibody”. Older vehicles, typically 1996 and older, are built with separate bodies and a frame chassis. The frame holds the engine, suspension and the supports the body with rubber bushings, anywhere from 6 to 12 separate points. The bushings cushion the

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City Wide Yard Sale Map Saturday

Posted on April 24, 2015 at 9:07 am

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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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Gore-Case Community Center.

Gore-Case community sets Spring Gathering

Posted on April 21, 2015 at 2:39 pm

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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  • Hermann Arts Council expands wrap project throughout city

    Posted on April 14, 2015 at 2:41 pm

    St. George 1st Grader Eric Chorley's artwork that will decorate the utility box at the AMTRAK Station.

    Over the last few months, you may have seen the Advertiser Courier articles about the decorating of the utility box down at the train station and how that project has grown into a citywide program to wrap utility boxes all over town with artwork. Now that the first installation at the train depot is completed, The Hermann Arts Council is planning to wrap another 18 utility boxes around Hermann. “We

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