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Hermann's Josh Schroer leads off first base after collecting a hit in Monday's game against Sullivan. The Eagles won 6-5.

Bearcats look to spark winning streak

Posted on April 21, 2015 at 2:55 pm

The Bearcats this week are looking to get back on the winning track after their brief winning streak was snapped. A 8-6 win over the New Haven Shamrocks on April 13 was the fourth consecutive victory for the ‘Cats. It also was the last win for Hermann going into Monday afternoon’s contest with the Sullivan Eagles. That is, weather permitting. Hermann Head Coach Alan Speckhals earlier Monday morning was keeping

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  • Gore-Case community sets Spring Gathering

    Posted on April 21, 2015 at 2:39 pm

    Gore-Case Community Center.

    In an effort to extend the warmth and security of a more closely knit “Neighborhood” to those land owners and residents of the Gore-Case community, members have added a Spring Gathering to the traditional meeting calendar for 2015. A special effort is being made to extend this invitation to “meet your neighbors” with emphasis on getting to know those who live in – and/or own land in – the general

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  • After shaky start, Hermann’s Budnick settles in

    Posted on April 14, 2015 at 2:45 pm

    Hermann's Andrew Budnick tries to help himself by laying down a sacrifice bunt in the game against Van-Far last week.

    Call it the Freaky Friday factor: It’s a home game, but it’s not really a home game. Thanks to some schedule juggling to get in a baseball game despite a wet field north of here, the Hermann Bearcats wound up wearing their road grays Friday, even though they were playing at Dick Ochsner Field, their home diamond. Home team or visiting squad, the Bearcats behind sophomore Andrew Budnick overcame a

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  • Gasconade County health agency promotes ‘screen-free’ week

    Posted on April 10, 2015 at 9:03 am

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    Gasconade County Health Department is encouraging county families to join thousands of schools, libraries and community groups nationwide next month in flipping the switch on digital devices. It’s an effort to encourage millions of Americans to turn off televisions, smart phones, tablets, and gaming consoles for seven days and turn on the world around them. Screen-Free Week is a chance for children to read, play, think, create, be more physically

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  • Sophomore Andrew Budnick paints a near-perfect picture of a Bearcat win

    Posted on April 7, 2015 at 3:14 pm

    Bearcats pitcher Andrew Budnick fires a pitch to a St. James Tiger in Monday afternoon's 4-0 Hermann victory.

    It might not have been a masterpiece painted Monday afternoon by sophomore pitcher Andrew Budnick against the St. James Tigers, but it was about as close as anyone can get. Budnick faced only four batters over the minimum in throwing a 4-0 shutout. After Budnick retired the side in order in the top of the 1st inning, his teammates put together a walk, a single and double to get on

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  • Gasconade County official projects low turnout April 7

    Posted on March 31, 2015 at 2:32 pm

    Gasconade County Clerk Lesa Lietzow finds herself squeezed for space by large boxes of voting supplies, ready for the April 7 elections.

    Memo to election day judges: You might want to bring a good book with you to the polls on April 7. You might have some time between ballots being cast to catch up on your reading. Gasconade County Clerk Lesa Lietzow fears the turnout in next Tuesday’s local government elections might not reach 1,000 voters. “We have 9,779 registered voters for the April 7 elections,” Lietzow noted Friday morning. “A

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  • Hermann Wurst Haus Big Winner at Hermann Wurstfest

    Posted on March 30, 2015 at 7:14 am

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    Best of Show was awarded to Mike and Lynette Sloan of Hermann Wurst Haus. The Hermann Wurstfest is in it’s 36th  year.

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