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Hermann library extends hours of operation

Posted on February 24, 2015 at 2:38 pm

Delivering on a campaign promise, Scenic Regional Library District is extending the hours of operation across its three-county service area. In an email last Thursday afternoon, Scenic Executive Director Steven Campbell noted that all branches libraries would be expanding the evening and weekend hours to accommodate working adults. At most locations, service hours will be increased by more than 40 percent. Scenic officials had pledged increased hours of operation if

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  • Alferman to keynote Gasconade County Lincoln Day event

    Posted on February 17, 2015 at 2:15 pm

    61st District State Rep.-elect Justin Alferman.

    State Rep. Justin Alferman of Hermann will be the featured speaker at this year’s local Lincoln Day Banquet. The Gasconade County Republican Central Committee will host the annual Lincoln Day Banquet on Saturday, Feb. 28, at the St. James UCC fellowship hall located on Charlotte Church Road. This new location for the annual event is just north of Highway 50 between Drake and Rosebud. A meet-and-greet with elected officials is

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  • Lions Club prepares for Pancake Breakfast

    Posted on February 17, 2015 at 2:11 pm

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    The 2015 version of the Hermann Lions Club Pancake Breakfast will be held Sunday, March 1, at the Hermann Community Center Cafeteria. The meal will be served from 7 a.m.-1 p.m. and will feature pancakes, eggs, sausage patties, biscuits, sausage gravy, coffee and orange juice. Costs are $8 for adults, $3 for children and no charge for 3 or younger.  

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  • Hermann ‘Cats use strong finish to claim Courtwarming victory

    Posted on February 10, 2015 at 2:22 pm

    Trey McKague goes high for a reverse layup against Owensville in Friday night's Courtwarming game.

    Bearcats sophomore guard Garrett Leimkuehler had been trying to find an opening all night, facing a stifling Owensville defense. The Hermann point guard found that crack in the Dutchmen’s defense in the final frame of Friday night’s Courtwarming Varsity contest, scoring 10 points in a 21-point 4th quarter that pushed the Bearcats past Owensville 58-53. The win pushes Hermann’s record to14-7 on the season and is the seventh win in

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  • District unification allows Scenic to move ahead on projects

    Posted on February 10, 2015 at 2:14 pm


    Finally winning approval for district unification, officials of Scenic Regional Library District now can begin moving ahead with a variety of projects – from buying lots of new items for its shelves to buying land on which to put new bookshelves. With the recent endorsement of the Franklin County Commission, Scenic now can formally operate as a single entity — rather than the three-county district it has been for the

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  • Hermann native named to County Radio Hall of Fame

    Posted on February 10, 2015 at 2:07 pm

    Mike Thomas

    KWRE/KFAV Radio is proud to announce that Program/ Music Director and Morning Show host, Mike Thomas, has been nominated for the Country Radio Hall of Fame. The Country Radio Hall of Fame is dedicated to the recognition of those individuals who have made significant contributions to the radio industry over a 20-year period, 15 of which must be in the Country format. The Country Radio Hall of Fame was founded

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  • January is month for celebrating Norton

    Posted on January 27, 2015 at 2:49 pm

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    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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