Lifestyles

Advertiser-Courier General Manager Cathi Utley

Cathi’s Corner

Posted on September 30, 2014 at 1:55 pm

They say the first five pounds are the easiest. If so, the hard part is just starting for me. Five pounds off and how many to go? Too many! Just as I was pondering a snack today, Abbey, the nutritionist from the Fitness Center emailed me. Good timing? Bad timing? God’s timing? I guess that remains to be seen. I had an apple. Big sigh. Along those lines . .

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

Posted on September 30, 2014 at 1:34 pm

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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Education

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Hermann school boards adopts resolution opposing Amendment 3

Posted on September 23, 2014 at 2:24 pm

The directors of the Gasconade County R-1 School District are joining their counterparts throughout Missouri in formally opposing a proposal that would change the way classroom teachers are evaluated. The R-1 board earlier this month adopted a resolution opposing voter approval of Amendment 3, one of several statewide issues on the Nov. 4 general election ballot. Down Highway 100, the New Haven School District board is expected to follow suit

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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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  • Hermann school board formally opposes changing way of evaluating teachers’ performance

    Posted on September 19, 2014 at 8:01 am

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    The Gasconade County R-2 School District board has formally opposed Amendment 3, a proposal on the November ballot that would change the way classroom teachers are evaluated  for their effectiveness. The Hermann district earlier this month joined other public school districts in the state in adopting a resolution against Amendment 3. Public school officials argue that Amendment 3 would result in loss of local control of the hiring, promotion or

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Religion

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Hermann Women’s church groups make pillow case dresses for Africa

Posted on June 10, 2014 at 4:02 pm

By staff writer The Lutheran Womens Missionary League (LWML) of Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Hermann recently invited the ladies of other church groups in town to help them make pillow case dresses for little girls in Africa. The ladies of St. George Church Sodality group responded. Together the two organizations made and sent 49 dresses to be enjoyed by girls in need of them in Africa. The

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Health

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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  • Hermann school board delays action on drug-test policy

    Posted on September 16, 2014 at 1:32 pm

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    After looking at the cost of putting in place and administering a random drug-test policy in other public school districts, directors of Gasconade County R-1 Thursday night opted to delay further action on their own policy — at least until district finances become more definite. The panel last month agreed to move forward with developing a policy aimed not only at student-athletes but students involved in other extra-curricular activities and

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  • Hermann, St. George school menus

    Posted on September 9, 2014 at 2:04 pm

    Hermann Elementary    & Middle School Monday, September 15 Hot dog on a bun or Italian calzone, fresh broccoli with dip, sweet potato fries, fresh grapes, banana orange mix. 3rd Entree: Turkey chef salad, fresh tomato slices, fresh grapes, banana orange mix, blueberry fruit muffin. Tuesday,  September 16 Monthly Menu Pick Soft tacos or beef & broccoli with rice, chopped garden salad, easy bean bake, orange pineapple mix, fresh banana.

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