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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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  • 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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  • Hermann matriarch leaves large legacy

    Posted on October 21, 2014 at 3:10 pm

    Mildred "Mimi" Schmidt

    Having touched so many aspects of life in her beloved Hermann, Mildred “Mimi” Schmidt has left a large legacy indeed. Schmidt died Saturday at the age of 92. Funeral services are set for Friday morning at St. Paul United Church of Christ with visitation set for Thursday. Complete obituary information can be found inside today’s edition of the Advertiser-Courier. Schmidt played key roles in everything from the development of the

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  • Hermann, St. George school menus

    Posted on October 14, 2014 at 3:28 pm

    Hermann Elementary    & Middle School Monday, October 20 Cheeseburger or 3 cheese grilled cheese, sweet potato fries, fresh broccoli with dip, fresh grapes, chilled pears. 3rd Entree: Turkey chef salad, peas, fresh grapes, chilled pears, blueberry fruit muffin.  Tuesday, October 21 BBQ chicken nachos or chicken nuggets, fresh garden salad, texas pintos, cantaloupe, applesauce. 3rd Entree: Taco salad, texas pintos, cantaloupe, applesauce, tortlla chips. Wednesday, October 22 Chicken patty,

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  • WIC program to continue in Gasconade County

    Posted on October 14, 2014 at 3:16 pm

    The WIC program administered by the Gasconade County Health Department providing supplemental nutrition items to more than 300 families will continue for the coming year. Gasconade County health officials last week announced that a contract to continue to provide WIC, the Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants and Children, for the federal Fiscal Year 2015, has been signed with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. Under the

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