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HADH board could OK August special tax-increase vote

Posted on May 21, 2015 at 10:37 am

A special meeting of the Hermann Area District Hospital Board of Directors is set for Friday afternoon to consider adopting a measure calling for a special vote in August to increase the district’s property tax. The special session is set for 4:30 p.m. at the hospital. An increase in the property tax — now standing at 70 cents per $100 assessed value — is a key part of the plan

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State eyes grand jury for charging former Gasconade sheriff’s deputy

Posted on May 19, 2015 at 1:24 pm

Evidence against a former Gasconade County Sheriff’s deputy charged with multiple sex counts likely will be presented to a grand jury, according to a staff member of the Missouri Attorney General’s Office. AG Public Safety Division Chief Counsel Susan D. Boresi Monday morning told Associate Circuit Judge Robert Schollmeyer that the state likely will seek a grand jury indictment against former Sheriff’s Deputy Marty Rainey. Rainey, who has been free

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  • Hermann man allegedly dealt drugs near St. George School

    Posted on May 12, 2015 at 2:24 pm

    Items seized in the raid last week of a suspected drug dealer in Hermann.

    A 22-year-old Hermann man was released from jail a day after he was arrested on a variety of drug charges — including distributing drugs from a residence near St. George Catholic School. Robert L. Wozniak of Hermann was released after posting 10 percent of a $50,000 bond on May 7, a day after his arrest in a joint operation by the Hermann Police Department, Gasconade County Sheriff’s Department and the

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  • Missouri AG aware of scam hitting this region

    Posted on May 12, 2015 at 12:26 pm

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    Gasconade County Sheriff Randy Esphort said the Missouri Attorney General’s Office is aware of a scam taking place in recent days in the county. This particular effort involves telephone calls to residents who are told they have been selected to receive a grant of more than $9,000 from the federal government. To receive the unsolicited grant money, the resident is told to provide an amount of money that would be

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Hermann’s Uthlaut, relay team head for Sectionals

Posted on May 19, 2015 at 2:20 pm

Hermann will be leaning on only a few members of the track-and-field squad to carry the banner in post-season competition. Advancing to Sectionals from last Saturday’s District Meet are junior distance runner Grant Uthlaut and the four members of the  4X100 Meter Relay squad. The relay team is comprised of Colton Hale, Dylan Hudson, Brandon Lotshaw and Marshall Mure. The Sectional Meet for Hermann will be this Saturday at Montgomery

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  • Weather prompts change in District baseball tournament

    Posted on May 15, 2015 at 2:09 pm

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    Because of bad weather forecast for this weekend, the District baseball tournament that includes the Hermann Bearcats has been shifted from Hallsville in north Boone County to South Callaway County High School, south of the area targeted for the heaviest rain. Games will be played Saturday with the first contest set for 9:30 when South Callaway takes on Montgomery County. North Callaway County faces Centralia at 11:30 a.m. and Hermann

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  • Bearcats draw 4th seed in District Tourney in Hallsville

    Posted on May 12, 2015 at 2:34 pm

    Bearcats Head Coach Alan Speckhals, left, is recognized Monday afternoon with a plaque for 30 years of coaching. Speckhals is retiring at the end of this school year. Alongside is Hermann High School Activities Director Todd Anderson.

    Hermann is seeded 4th in the Class 3, District 8 Baseball Tournament set next week at Hallsville High School. Located in Boone County, Hallsville will host the 7-team tournament and will play Hermann on Saturday, May 16, at 3 p.m. Hallsville is seeded 5th. The winner of Hermann-Hallsville will go on to play top-seeded Father Tolton Regional Catholic High School on Tuesday, May 19, at 5 p.m. The District title

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    Posted on March 10, 2015 at 3:08 pm


    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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Advertiser-Courier General Manager Cathi Utley

Cathi’s Corner

Posted on May 19, 2015 at 1:49 pm

So Maifest was wet. Wet fun, that is! Friday was rainy but early Friday night it was not. The concert at the Amphitheatre was great. Not many people but the food was good, beer was cold, wine was delightful and the band was incredible! Love The Bluff Tones. I tried to get a video of them playing but it turned out all blurry. I think the lead singer Mark Wallace

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  • Cathi’s Corner

    Posted on May 12, 2015 at 2:28 pm

    Advertiser-Courier General Manager Cathi Utley

    I hope you all enjoyed your mother last weekend. Maybe you enjoyed the memory of your mother. Either way, moms always have a special place in our lives. Maifest is this weekend AND we have graduation this week. Next week is Blue Oval and Memorial Day. CRAZY!! Crazy fun, that is. The graduation section will appear in next week’s paper. We are all so proud of you graduates! This weekend

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  • R-1 to offer free meals during June

    Posted on May 12, 2015 at 12:16 pm

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    Anyone 18 and younger can enjoy a free breakfast and lunch during June, courtesy of the Gasconade County R-1 Summer Food Service Program. The meals program will be offered during the time the R-1 Summer School program is conducted. Meals will be free to any children 18 and younger, not just those attending Summer School. Served at Hermann Elementary School,  breakfast will be served from 7:45-8:15 a.m. and lunch will

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Midwest Blue Oval Rally set for this weekend in Hermann

Posted on May 19, 2015 at 1:29 pm

The Midwest Blue Oval Rally in Hermann kicks off Thursday and runs through Saturday. Organizer Greg Howe said there are plenty of activities for the whole family. Residents along the show route will need to move their cars from the streets by 6 a.m. on Saturday, Howe said. The Midwest Blue Oval Club had a post on its Facebook page asking area residents for their favorite charity. Howe said this

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  • Hermann prepares to celebrate spring with Maifest

    Posted on May 12, 2015 at 12:12 pm


    Bounce houses, food, bands, food, dancers, food, a washer tournament and food. Did we mention food will be available at this weekend’s Maifest? And plenty of award-winning wines and cold beer to wash it down. There will be something for all ages Friday, Saturday and Sunday as the Hermann community hosts the 63rd version of Maifest, a celebration of spring. Sponsored by the Maifest Council and Hermann Jaycees, the event

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  • Mothers Day show to benefit German-American Club

    Posted on May 5, 2015 at 3:16 pm


    For the third year, the Hermann German-American Club is sponsoring the Mother’s Day Show at the Show Boat Theatre on Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are available at the Hermann Welcome Center on Market Street. Rehearsals have begun for this popular event that celebrates Mom’s special day. Music includes Gershwin, Pop, Country, Classical and Patriotic with songs like “Count on Me,” “I Got Rhy’thm,” “Summertime,” “The Man I Love” and

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