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Hermann High School, Middle School concert set for Thursday night

Posted on October 28, 2014 at 2:44 pm

The Hermann Middle School and High School choirs will present their first concert of the school year on Thursday, Oct. 30, at 7 p.m. in the HHS auditorium. The fall’s concert theme is folk songs, featuring a variety of tunes sung by people the world over and presented in a more formal setting. The Kammerchor will demonstrate their sight-singing skills on stage, and because the next day is Halloween, the

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Lack of local contests marks Gasconade County ballot Nov. 4

Posted on October 28, 2014 at 2:32 pm

Gasconade County voters on Tuesday will spend more time deciding statewide issues than they will selecting local government candidates. Indeed, there is only one contested race among the six Gasconade County offices on the Nov. 4 general election ballot. Incumbent Presiding Commissioner Nick Baxter, a Democrat, is being challenged by Republican Associate Commissioner Larry Miskel. The other five county administrative offices have only one candidate — all Republicans. There are

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  • Hermann’s Garden Club, Arts Council team to promote kids’ artwork project

    Posted on October 28, 2014 at 2:29 pm

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    This past summer, the city of Hermann approached the Hermann Garden Club to help it design and landscape the exterior of the new train station. The Garden Club gladly accepted the challenge and began working with Ben Laboube, director of the city’s Parks Department, and Mark Wallace, city administrator, to determine the requirements. “One of our challenges was what to do with the big, ugly utility box that sits in

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  • Gasconade sheriff’s deputies nab local man for burglaries in Franklin, Gasconade

    Posted on October 21, 2014 at 4:01 pm

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    Gasconade  County sheriff’s deputies recently arrested county resident Alex B. Saebens following an investigation related to several burglaries in the Franklin and Gasconade counties area. Around Sept. 26, Franklin County deputies worked a burglary of a residence east of Union.  A vehicle was observed in the area that eventually led to the identification of a suspect.  Firearms were stolen in this burglary and in other burglaries reported around that time

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Bearcat catcher Taylor Stutzman

Taylor Stutzman named to All-District team

Posted on October 28, 2014 at 3:02 pm

Hermann catcher Taylor Stutzman was selected to the first team of the Four Rivers Conference all-conference team, and to the all-district team. Stutzman, a junior, batted .508 and had a slugging percentage of .712 for the season. Ten of her 30 hits in 59 at-bats were for extra bases. She hit eight doubles and drove in 12 runs. She also had 24 stolen bases in as many attempts. A shortstop

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  • Bearcats will play undefeated Brentwood Friday

    Posted on October 28, 2014 at 2:58 pm

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    The Hermann Bearcats will host a second district football game Friday night at Bearcat Memorial Stadium after eliminating Northwest Academy of St. Louis, 36-6, last Friday night at home. Hermann (8-2) will play undefeated Brentwood (10-0), with kickoff at 7 p.m. on Friday. Hermann edged out Brentwood for the No. 2 ranking in their district by .29 of a point. The Eagles have the top running back in the St.

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  • District VICTORY!

    Posted on October 25, 2014 at 2:34 pm

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      The Hermann Bearcat football team ran to victory Friday night.                            

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Advertiser-Courier General Manager Cathi Utley

Cathi’s Corner

Posted on October 28, 2014 at 2:54 pm

Do you remember the children’s Sunday school song; “red, brown, yellow, black, and white. They are precious in His site. Jesus loves the little children of the world.” That song best describes the crowd on this last weekend of Hermann’s Oktoberfest. People here where all shapes, sizes, races and origins. I heard four different languages being spoken. Maybe Hermann was a giant German melting pot. It was splendid! This seemed

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  • Hermann Community Chorus to present Fall Concert Nov. 2

    Posted on October 21, 2014 at 3:40 pm

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    The Hermann Area Chorus will present its Fall Concert Sunday, Nov. 2, at 2 p.m. in the Hermann High School Auditorium.  The concert is free and open to the public. Donations will be accepted during the program to benefit the Hermann Area Chorus. The newly formed Women’s Chorus will perform for the first time at the Concert, singing “In Time of Silver Rain” with text by Langston Hughes and music

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  • At The River’s Edge: Is disability the country’s new ‘welfare?’

    Posted on October 21, 2014 at 3:34 pm

    Hermann Advertiser-Courier and New Haven Leader Editor Buck Collier

    Not quite 20 years ago, I was Stoddard County’s representative to the Southeast Missouri Private Industry Council, an agency that would later evolve into the Workforce Investment Board. That agency was the result of President Bill Clinton’s successful partnership with the GOP-controlled Congress to reform what we commonly call the welfare program. The aim of the Private Industry Council, in brief, was to connect people receiving welfare payments with educational

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Hermann High School, Middle School concert set for Thursday night

Posted on October 28, 2014 at 2:44 pm

The Hermann Middle School and High School choirs will present their first concert of the school year on Thursday, Oct. 30, at 7 p.m. in the HHS auditorium. The fall’s concert theme is folk songs, featuring a variety of tunes sung by people the world over and presented in a more formal setting. The Kammerchor will demonstrate their sight-singing skills on stage, and because the next day is Halloween, the

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  • Hermann Community Chorus to present Fall Concert Nov. 2

    Posted on October 21, 2014 at 3:40 pm

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    The Hermann Area Chorus will present its Fall Concert Sunday, Nov. 2, at 2 p.m. in the Hermann High School Auditorium.  The concert is free and open to the public. Donations will be accepted during the program to benefit the Hermann Area Chorus. The newly formed Women’s Chorus will perform for the first time at the Concert, singing “In Time of Silver Rain” with text by Langston Hughes and music

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  • Cathi’s Corner

    Posted on October 21, 2014 at 3:31 pm

    Advertiser-Courier General Manager Cathi Utley

    The leaves are changing colors, gas prices are down, wine is flowing and brats are being devoured. Does it get any better than living in Hermann? NO. I was gone last week but I heard the weekend was great! I was told the campgrounds were full and it was hard to drive through town but that cash registers were dinging all over town. Every town needs a little economic upturn

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