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Gasconade County 911 panel could take another step toward consolidation

Posted on November 4, 2014 at 1:25 pm

Emergency dispatching services in Gasconade County could move a step closer to consolidation this week  if 911 officials place a couple Hermann-area services under the Central Dispatch umbrella. Hermann Area Ambulance District Chief Doug Clark, one of the seven members of the Gasconade County 911 Central Dispatch Board of Directors, confirmed that an effort likely would be made this month to move ambulance service — and possibly fire service —

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  • ‘Arts Walks & Talks’ on tap for this weekend in Hermann

    Posted on October 14, 2014 at 2:52 pm

    art walks web

    “Art Walks & Talks,” a special free self-guided walking tour to art galleries, a garden, a church, and a museum in the Hermann Historic District, is set for this weekend. Artwork includes oils, watercolors, metal sculpture, photography, and fiber arts by artists known regionally, nationally, and internationally. This tour is sponsored by the Artists of Wine Country and will feature a few very brief “Art Talks”  at the various locations

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  • Lines drawn early in public hearing on Hermann planning panel proposal

    Posted on October 14, 2014 at 2:39 pm

    Ninety minutes into Monday night’s public hearing, the two sides appeared to be clearly drawn — those who favor more guest houses in residential areas and those who don’t. By the 90-minute mark, only two of the six Planning & Zoning Commission recommendations had been taken up for consideration. The aldermen had a long night ahead of them. The aldermen could vote on the recommendations regarding lodging facilities at their

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  • A discussion about the Ebola virus

    Posted on October 7, 2014 at 2:44 pm

    Curtis Thomas of the Hermann Area District Hospital.

    “Should I be concerned about Ebola?” a friend of mine recently asked.  I thought that was a fair question since we now have the first documented case in the United States, so I did some research on the subject with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO).  Here’s what I found out: The Ebola virus is a member of the Filovirus family and

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  • Hermann Jaycees prepare for their first Bier & Wine Garten during Oktoberfest

    Posted on September 30, 2014 at 1:34 pm

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    The Hermann Jaycees will be hosting their Jaycees Bier and Wine Garten each Saturday of October, 11 a.m.-11 p.m., at the Hermann Sesquicentennial Park on Gutenberg Street. This is the Hermann Jaycees first time hosting this event and organizers are excited about new events including stein hoisting and a Friday night event for locals. This Friday night, Oct. 3, the Bier and Wine Garten will be open to encourage Hermannites

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  • Hermann P&Z recommends prohibiting Guest Houses in R-1 areas; mayor firmly opposed

    Posted on September 23, 2014 at 2:19 pm

    Hermann Mayor Tom Shabel

    A recommendation to prohibit non-owner-occupied lodging facilities in single-family residential districts is drawing a rebuke from Mayor Tom Shabel, who says the move would hurt Hermann’s ability to raise revenue. Under a proposal unanimously approved Thursday night by the Hermann Planning & Zonign Commission, Bed & Breakfast Inns, Guest Houses, Vacation Rentals and other non-owner-occupied lodging facilities would be prohibited in an R-1 single-family residential area. The recommendation now goes

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  • Advertiser-Courier sponsors It Can Wait project.

    Posted on September 23, 2014 at 2:14 pm

    The Hermann Advertiser-Courier this year joins the Missouri Press Association and AT&T in sponsoring a contest that will challenge St George Catholic school,Hermann Middle School and High School students to write an editorial or opinion column highlighting the dangers of texting while driving. The project encourages all students to take the It Can Wait pledge. Students taking part in the statewide project will be competing for a grand prize of

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