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Bearcat guard Trey McKague drives around a defender in an earlier game. McKague Thursday night scored 14 in a win over Montgomery County, putting the Bearcats into the Hermann Tournament's Consolation title game Saturday afternoon.

Bearcats take on New Haven for Consolation honors Saturday

Posted on January 30, 2015 at 7:59 am

With four players scoring in double figures, the Hermann Bearcats Thursday night moved into the Consolation title game of the Hermann Invitational Tournament with a 63-54 win over Montgomery County. The Bearcats will take on rival New Haven Shamrocks at 4 p.m. Saturday New Haven advanced Thursday night with a win over the Chamois Pirates. Hermann sophomore guard Trey McKague had a stellar night against Montgomery County. He scored 14,

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Former Gasconade County sheriff’s deputy jailed on sexual assault charges

Posted on January 28, 2015 at 7:48 am

A former Gasconade County sheriff’s deputy and another man have been jailed after being charged with sexual assault, the use of a child in a sexual performance and other criminal acts allegedly committed more than two years ago. Sheriff Randy Esphorst in a release said that former Deputy Marty Rainey of Sullivan and an acquaintance, Jonathan E. Pohlmann of Owensville, were jailed on several charges each after an investigation by

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  • Old Courthouse windows could wind up as part of Historical Society expansion

    Posted on January 27, 2015 at 2:32 pm

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    The old windows coming out of the Gasconade County Courthouse could end up being installed as part of an addition to the county’s Historical Society building. But the immediate question for county government and Historical Society officials is what to do with the windows until the time comes for such an addition. “We have no place to put them,” said Associate Commissioner Jerry Lairmore. Lois Puchta of the Historical Society,

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  • HADH, Mercy work on details of due-diligence review

    Posted on January 27, 2015 at 2:14 pm

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    The detailed examination of business operations at Hermann Area District Hospital by Mercy Health experts will take longer to begin than first thought. Administrators of HADH and Mercy Hospital Washington still are hammering out the details of the agreement that clears the way for a 90-day due diligence review of the local hospital by a Mercy Health team. That review could lead to a greater involvement of Mercy Health —

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Bearcat guard Trey McKague drives around a defender in an earlier game. McKague Thursday night scored 14 in a win over Montgomery County, putting the Bearcats into the Hermann Tournament's Consolation title game Saturday afternoon.

Bearcats take on New Haven for Consolation honors Saturday

Posted on January 30, 2015 at 7:59 am

With four players scoring in double figures, the Hermann Bearcats Thursday night moved into the Consolation title game of the Hermann Invitational Tournament with a 63-54 win over Montgomery County. The Bearcats will take on rival New Haven Shamrocks at 4 p.m. Saturday New Haven advanced Thursday night with a win over the Chamois Pirates. Hermann sophomore guard Trey McKague had a stellar night against Montgomery County. He scored 14,

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  • Lady Bearcats, Lady Shamrocks will play for 3rd-Place honors Friday night

    Posted on January 29, 2015 at 7:49 am

    Lady Bearcats senior guard Tesla Ruediger.

    Hermann’s Lady Bearcats Wednesday night were bumped to the 3rd-Place game by the Lady Pirates of Chamois, 50-45, in the second round of action in the Hermann Invitational Girls Tournament. That loss pits the Lady Bearcats against the New Haven Lady Shamrocks, who suffered a 30-point loss , 54-24, Wednesday night to the Owensville Dutchgirls. Hermann and New Haven will square off at 6:30 Friday night in the High School

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  • Brooke Grosse leads Lady ‘Cats in tourney win over Wright City

    Posted on January 27, 2015 at 2:43 pm

    Brooke Grosse goes in for layup against Wright City Monday night.

    Freshman guard Brooke Grosse paced the Lady Bearcats and led all scorers Monday night in Hermann’s 57-25 win over Wright City. Grosse tallied 15 points on the night in the opening-round win in the Hermann Invitational Girls Tournament. With the absence of two schools, this year’s tournament has become a Round Robin event, rather than a standard two-sided bracket format. In the other first-night girls’ game, the Owensville Dutchgirls doubled

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January is month for celebrating Norton

Posted on January 27, 2015 at 2:49 pm

January is Norton Month in Missouri! Winter is the perfect time to sit by the fire and enjoy a glass of Norton.  Big and bold, one of our prized wines on the Hermann Wine Trail, we have many Norton wines to choose from. The Norton grape originated around 1830 near Richmond, Va., it made its way to Missouri and was planted by German immigrants who settled in Hermann, Mo. A

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  • At The River’s Edge: Debate flows freely about Missouri River water

    Posted on January 27, 2015 at 2:40 pm

    Hermann Advertiser-Courier Editor Buck Collier

    In listening to Gov. Jay Nixon’s State of the State message last week to a joint session of the Missouri General Assembly, I was struck by a portion of his speech about a concern that has become all too common for Missouri governors . . . of both parties. The need for the Show-Me State to protect the water of the Missouri River. Not just protect in the sense of

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  • Sen. Kehoe to speak at Hermann Chamber Awards Banquet

    Posted on January 27, 2015 at 2:24 pm

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    Missouri Sen. Mike Kehoe, R-Jefferson City, is scheduled to speak next month at the Hermann Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual gathering. The Chamber’s Gerald Engemann Memorial Awards Banquet is set for Thursday, Feb. 19, in the Hermann Hill Conference Center. A social hour begins at 6 p.m. with the banquet set for 7. Elected to his second term in November, Kehoe represents the Senate’s 6th District, which includes the Hermann

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January is month for celebrating Norton

Posted on January 27, 2015 at 2:49 pm

January is Norton Month in Missouri! Winter is the perfect time to sit by the fire and enjoy a glass of Norton.  Big and bold, one of our prized wines on the Hermann Wine Trail, we have many Norton wines to choose from. The Norton grape originated around 1830 near Richmond, Va., it made its way to Missouri and was planted by German immigrants who settled in Hermann, Mo. A

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  • Brooke Grosse leads Lady ‘Cats in tourney win over Wright City

    Posted on January 27, 2015 at 2:43 pm

    Brooke Grosse goes in for layup against Wright City Monday night.

    Freshman guard Brooke Grosse paced the Lady Bearcats and led all scorers Monday night in Hermann’s 57-25 win over Wright City. Grosse tallied 15 points on the night in the opening-round win in the Hermann Invitational Girls Tournament. With the absence of two schools, this year’s tournament has become a Round Robin event, rather than a standard two-sided bracket format. In the other first-night girls’ game, the Owensville Dutchgirls doubled

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  • Hermann United Methodist Church to host concert

    Posted on January 27, 2015 at 2:29 pm

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    Hermann United Methodist Church is proud to announce the Hannibal-LaGrange Chamber Choir will once again perform here on Feb. 15 at the 10:45 worship service.  The choir will present  a program of a cappella and other styles of contemporary Christian music using a wide variety of instruments. The team of men and women will also share testimonies, scripture, and life experiences. The public is invited to join in the service

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