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This morning at 10:00 ribbon cutting at new Hermann Amtrak station

Posted on September 9, 2014 at 1:53 pm

The new Amtrak station in Hermann will be celebrated Friday morning when officials snips the ribbon, officially marking the opening. The ceremony is set for 10 a.m. and is one of many events in a busy weekend in Hermann. Although not a part of the community’s three-day salute to the military, the ribbon-cutting will be the first of several events bringing people into town during the weekend. Expected to be

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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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  • Posted on September 8, 2014 at 11:01 am

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    British royal couple expecting second child   LONDON (AP) — Prince George is not going to be an only child for long – the toddler will soon have a baby sister or brother to share his fancy digs at Kensington Palace. British royal officials said Monday that Prince William and the duchess of Cambridge, the former Kate Middleton, are expecting their second child. Once again, Kate is being treated for

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  • Bill Chrastil to perform as part of Hermann’s salute to military

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 12:54 pm

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    Branson entertainer Bill Chrastil will feature a Tribute to the Armed Forces to complement Hermann’s Salute to Our Military Weekend when he returns to Hermann’s Showboat Community Theatre on Saturday, Sept. 13, at 7:30 pm. The performance will also include a ’50s/’60s Rock & Roll segment, with salutes to Neil Diamond, Tom Jones, Jerry Lee Lewis and Conway Twitty. Chrastil also performs hits from new and classic country to classic

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  • Descendants of Hermann’s Bayer family donates to cemetery project

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 12:51 pm

    Descendants of the Bayer family, Hermann's founding family, donates to the Brush & Palette Club's cemetery project.

    During the last week of The Brush & Palette Club’s drive to raise $30,000 for city cemetery restoration to match an anonymous gift, a direct descendant of George and Catherine Bayer contributed $1,000 to the project. Bill Haag, Sr. of Moore Gear & Manufacturing Co., Inc. of Hermann, is a great-great-grandson of the Bayers and was responsible for the gift.   Bayer served as agent for the German Settlement Society

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  • Hermann prepares to salute current, former military veterans

    Posted on August 26, 2014 at 2:35 pm

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    Flags will be flying on the second weekend of September as Hermann salutes the nation’s military men and women. Active-duty and retired military personnel will honored Friday through Sunday, Sept. 12-14. Discounts will be available at area merchants and the Advertiser-Courier will be announcing its most patriotic decorated business. Events during the weekend will include a concert by Pilot Grove on Friday, Sept. 12, at the Hermann Amphitheater from 7:30-9:30

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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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