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Scenic Regional chief advocates consolidation of districts into single entity

Posted on September 16, 2014 at 1:35 pm

A vote could be taken later this month to consolidate the various parts of Scenic Regional Library District into a single district covering three counties. Scenic Director Steve Campbell last Tuesday said he hopes to have the district’s Board of Directors vote on a plan to consolidate the three separate library districts — Franklin, Gasconade and Warren counties — into a genuinely single entity. “We appear to be one large

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  • Hot Brass tunes up for Hermann Military Weekend concert

    Posted on September 9, 2014 at 1:36 pm

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    The Scott Air Force Base Hot Brass Ensemble will perform on Sunday afternoon, Sept. 14, at 3 at the Clara Eitmann Messmer  Amphitheater. The performance will be the culmination of a weekend of events saluting the members, current and former, of the U.S. armed forces. The performance will begin with a formal Color Guard from Whiteman Air Force Base. Hot Brass will perform a variety of music, including patriotic music,

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  • Car buffs polish up their wheels for the River City Cruisers’ Car Show Sept. 7.

    Posted on August 26, 2014 at 2:32 pm

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    This year’s Car Show in the Park will be held Sunday, Sept. 7, in Hermann Park, off Highway 19. The 15th annual River City Cruisers Car Club will feature plenty of autos, food and drink and a 50-50 drawing. There are more than three dozen classes of vehicles with three awards being given in each class, along with a Women’s Choice Award and a People’s Choice Award. For car owners

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  • Lady ‘Cats softball kicks off this weekend

    Posted on August 19, 2014 at 2:21 pm

    Lady Bearcat Morgan Laboube prepares to make a throw during a practice session.

    Hermann’s girls softball team opens its season on Saturday, Aug. 23, in the New Haven Softball Classic against St. James under new Head Coach Chip Stutzman. Each of the eight teams are guaranteed three games, and they will be played at two ball diamonds, Lions Field and Bock Field. The Lady Bearcats’ game against St. James will start at 11 a.m. at Lions Field. The host New Haven Shamrocks will

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  • Hermann Chorus schedules rehearsals for Fall Concert

    Posted on August 12, 2014 at 1:44 pm

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    The Hermann Area Chorus will be warming up its collective vocal chords next week as rehearsals begin for the Fall Concert. Practice begins Thursday, Aug. 21, in the Hermann Middle School music room. Rehearsals will be held Thursdays from 7-8:30 p.m. If school is cancelled or closed early on a Thursday, rehearsal will be moved to the following Monday. New singers are welcome; all that is needed is a love

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  • Hermann’s Brush & Palette readies for annual fund raiser

    Posted on August 12, 2014 at 1:42 pm

    One of the items to be auctioned Sunday at the Brush & Palette fund raiser.

    The Brush & Palette Club’s annual summer fund raiser for restoration of the Hermann City Cemetery is Sunday in the Upper City Park. Cub officials say a successful event is critical to the organization achieving its goal of raising $30,000 between June 1 and Sept. 1 to match a $30,000 potential contribution by an anonymous donor. Every dollar raised on Sunday will have the effect of two dollars because of

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  • Martin Brothers Winery wins, again!!!

    Posted on August 5, 2014 at 1:12 pm

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    Martin Brothers Winery wins, again!!! Mead, the oldest alcoholic beverage known to man, (made from fermented honey), produced by Hermann’s newest winery, wins two GOLD awards. Hermann’s newest winery, Martin Brothers Winery, won two Gold awards from the 2014 World Honey Wine Challenge in Chicago, Illinois on July 14. Gold was awarded for the Traditional Sweet Mead rated at 91 points (Exceptional) and the Prickly Pear Watermelon Mead rated at

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