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HES Principal Kendra Brune, left, accepts the Gold Award from Susan Kady of Gasconade County Health Department for being a breastfeeding-friendly worksite.

Gasconade R-1 District earns Gold Award as being breastfeeding-friendly worksite

Posted on November 18, 2014 at 12:39 pm

RR Donnelley in Owensville and Gasconade County R-1 School District in Hermann have joined a growing number of Missouri businesses by becoming Gold Level Missouri Breastfeeding Friendly Worksites. The Missouri Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite Program is a collaborative between the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services and the Missouri Breastfeeding Coalition. The program aims to bring an increased awareness about the importance of worksite lactation support.  Breastfeeding-friendly employers proactively support

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  • Hermann, St. George school menus

    Posted on November 18, 2014 at 12:34 pm

    Hermann Elementary    & Middle School Monday, Nov. 24 Hot dog on bun with mac & cheese or chicken patty on a bun, fresh tomato slices, fresh garden salad, green beans, fresh apple, pineapple. 3rd Entree: Turkey chef salad, fresh tomato slices, fresh apple, pineapple, Blueberry fruit muffin.  Tuesday, Nov. 25 New Item Super nachos or peanut butter & jelly with cheese stick, chopped garden salad, BBQ bacon beans, fresh

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  • St. George’s Brenna Jones wins statewide ‘It Can Wait’ anti-text essay contest

    Posted on November 18, 2014 at 12:21 pm

    Brenna Jones

    St. George 8th-Grader Brenna Jones is the state Middle School Division winner of the “It Can Wait” campaign aimed at discouraging texting while driving. The contest is sponsored by AT&T and the Missouri Press Association. Brenna and her parents, Kevin and Dawn Jones of Hermann, were treated to dinner in Columbia Tuesday night where she received her prize for having the winning essay. Here is Brenna’s winning entry in this

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  • Cathi’s Corner

    Posted on November 11, 2014 at 12:43 pm

    Advertiser-Courier General Manager Cathi Utley

    Do you have a smelly fridge? Well, do you? Line a shelf with newspaper overnight. The newspaper will absorb the odors and a piece in the vegetable drawer will keep your produce dry. The joy of newspapers! Speaking of joy, the middle and high school bands had the nicest concerts last month. The music was so beautiful, even out of the 7th and 8th graders. Question . . . how

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  • Amtrak Station art contest extended to area 8th Graders

    Posted on November 11, 2014 at 12:40 pm

    An example of a decorated utility box.

    Now, more  area students can take part in a community art project. A few weeks ago, it was announced that the Hermann Arts Council and the Hermann Garden Club have joined forces to sponsor an art contest to decorate the utility box in the oval garden in front of Hermann’s new train station. The idea is to beautify the train station and have children submit their artwork to transform the

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  • Gasconade County mails out 2014 tax statements

    Posted on November 11, 2014 at 12:23 pm

    Gasconade County Courthouse

    The 2014 current tax charge will generate about $12,302,302 million, according to Gasconade County Collector Shawn Schlottach. Tax statements for 2014 were put in the mail this week to property owners. Real Estate & Personal Property will produce $10,870,282.  Rail Road & Utility taxes will bring in over $1.4 million.  Business Licenses, Private Rail Car Tax & Drainage Levee districts makes up the remaining charge. The tax charge is to

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  • Hermann Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4182

    Posted on November 4, 2014 at 1:58 pm

    flag 4th of July

    The beauty of Autumn is now upon us and Hermann Post 4182 is enlivened by the sporadic moments of warmth in the crisp air and the beauty of nature’s artwork. The town of Hermann is an amazing place to celebrate the treasures of our nation and to honor those individuals who helped to secured it for us. The VFW Post and Auxiliary is welcoming the community for a special Sunday

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