Lifestyles

A bowl of ice cream is dished up during the Brush & Palette Club's fund raiser Sunday.

Hermann’s B&P Club’s fund raiser a big success

Posted on August 19, 2014 at 2:13 pm

Sunday’s fund-raising event in the Upper City Park for the City Cemetery restoration project produced over $11,500, one of the most successful summer fund raisers ever by the Hermann Brush & Palette Club. Only one time in the nearly four years the club has held its summer ice cream social and auction for the cemetery has that number been topped. This was a gratifying number for the small Hermann non-profit

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  • Regional drug task force makes 70-plus arrests in 2nd Quarter

    Posted on August 19, 2014 at 2:08 pm

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    More than 130 drug-related charges were issued to nearly 80 people arrested during the 2nd Quarter of this year, according to officials of the Lake Area Narcotics Enforcement Group (LANEG). Gasconade County is one of the six counties that are members of LANEG. Other county members include Camden, Crawford, Laclede, Maries and Osage. The task force also serves the cities of Lebanon, Osage Beach, Camdenton, Cuba, Belle, Steelville and Bourbon.

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  • Hermann School District moves ahead with developing drug-test policy for students

    Posted on August 18, 2014 at 7:30 am

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    A random drug-testing policy for students in extra-curricular activities and those who park their cars on campus will be developed after getting the green light last week from the Gasconade County R-1 School District. A committee of students, faculty and parents will be assembled in the coming weeks to begin crafting the policy. For more on the school board’s monthly session, this the upcoming edition of the Hermann Advertiser-Courier.

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Hermann School District moves ahead with developing drug-test policy for students

Posted on August 18, 2014 at 7:30 am

A random drug-testing policy for students in extra-curricular activities and those who park their cars on campus will be developed after getting the green light last week from the Gasconade County R-1 School District. A committee of students, faculty and parents will be assembled in the coming weeks to begin crafting the policy. For more on the school board’s monthly session, this the upcoming edition of the Hermann Advertiser-Courier.

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  • KIDS COUNT: Missouri continues slide in issues affecting children

    Posted on August 5, 2014 at 11:22 am

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    The welfare of Missouri’s children is continuing to slide backwards, according to the 2014 version of KIDS COUNT. The annual analysis of quality-of-life factors that reaches down to the county level of each state is a project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, a national organization, and partner agencies in each state. For a full version, see this week’s edition of the Advertiser-Courier.

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  • Hermann FFA officer team holds retreat at Lake of the Ozarks

    Posted on July 8, 2014 at 1:26 pm

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    By staff writer The fourteen Hermann FFA officers went to Tan-Tar-A Resort at Lake of the Ozarks for the annual officer retreat. While there, the officer team planned out this years activities and bonded as a team. The 14 Hermann FFA members were interviewed and elected into office in April for the coming year. Their duties begin a long time before school starts. Success in a chapter relies greatly on

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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

Norman Horn makes a stop in Hermann Friday afternoon on his way across the country.

Walking for kids: Pennsylvania man treks across country to raise awareness of pediatric cancer

Posted on August 12, 2014 at 1:39 pm

Most people can’t wait to kick off their shoes after a long day of being on their feet. For Norman Horn, that’s especially true. Halfway through a six-month journey, Horn is spending every day on his feet — walking across the country to raise awareness about childhood cancer. His travel brought him through Hermann and New Haven this weekend. He spent Saturday night at the Stone Giraffe in Hermann; Saturday’s

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  • KIDS COUNT: Missouri continues slide in issues affecting children

    Posted on August 5, 2014 at 11:22 am

    Signing in teacher

    The welfare of Missouri’s children is continuing to slide backwards, according to the 2014 version of KIDS COUNT. The annual analysis of quality-of-life factors that reaches down to the county level of each state is a project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, a national organization, and partner agencies in each state. For a full version, see this week’s edition of the Advertiser-Courier.

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  • Gloe is awarded Hermann hospital scholarship

    Posted on June 24, 2014 at 3:58 pm

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    Emma Gloe is the recipient of the Hermann Area District Hospital Auxiliary scholarship. She is a 2014 graduate of Hermann High School.  She will attend the University of Missouri and major in Biochemistry next year on the pre-med track through the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources. Her plans are to become a pathologist. Presenting her the scholarship award is Dan McKinney, administrator at Hermann Area District Hospital.

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