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Gun carry rights expanded in Ga…some churches, schools and government buildings

Posted on April 23, 2014 at 4:36 pm

ELLIJAY, Ga. (AP) — Georgia took a big step Wednesday toward expanding where licensed gun carriers can take their weapons, as the governor signed a bill allowing them in bars without restriction and in some churches, schools and government buildings under certain circumstances. Following mass shootings in recent years, some states have pursued stronger limits on guns while others like Georgia have taken the opposite path, with advocates arguing that

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  • Mercy Clinic adds OB/GYN at Hermann Area District Hospital

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 11:30 am

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    By staff writer Women in the Hermann region can now see a Mercy Clinic obstetrician and gynecologist close to home. Bruce Glover, DO, is seeing patients at the Hermann office on the first and third Monday of each month. He is the only board-certified OB/GYN seeing patients in the area. The specialty office is located at Hermann Area District Hospital, 509 West 18th St. in Hermann. Dr. Glover, who is

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  • Area teacher receives Smart/Maher VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher Award

    Posted on April 8, 2014 at 2:14 pm

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    By staff writer Shonda Boyer of Stony Hill, a high school business teacher for the Sullivan School District, has received the 2013-2014 Smart/Maher VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher Award. The award, which is offered by the Veterans of Foreign Wars, recognizes educators who are active in citizenship education, including topics such as economics, and who are promoters of community volunteer and civic projects. Teachers  that teach in K-12 can be

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Travel

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Travel close to home

Posted on April 8, 2014 at 3:41 pm

The City of Hermann was established in 1837 – a German Society settlement. This quaint City, is nestled along the banks of the Missouri River. The City is blessed with original architecture, prize-winning wineries, a variety of shops, a strong industrial community and a host of “down-home” folks. Hermann, Missouri has been chosen several times for the title of Missouri’s most beautiful town. Hermann offers the charm of old Germany

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Education

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Hermann FFA students selected for Summer Ag Careers Academy

Posted on April 22, 2014 at 3:43 pm

By staff writer Jacob Bockting of Morrison was one of 30 high school sophomores recently selected to participate in the Missouri Department of Agriculture’s Missouri Agribusiness Academy. Bockting and the other students selected will spend the first week of June in northwestern Missouri learning about many of the unique opportunities available in agriculture. “Our young people are the future of Missouri agriculture, and it is important that we help them

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  • Scenic Regional Library tax hike is approved in all three counties

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 11:43 am

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    Scenic Regional Library tax levy increase received the widest support in Gasconade County in the three-county district in last Tuesday’s election. It passed in all three counties, and needed a simple majority in the combined district. Voters in Gasconade County gave the issue 1,378 “yes” votes to 743 “no” votes. In Franklin County voters narrowly approved the 10-cent increase by 97 votes. The vote was 3,850 in favor of the

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  • Hermann students score high on ACT

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 11:15 am

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    By staff writer Five Hermann High School students who have scored 30 or higher on the ACT test have been honored by the Gasconade County R-1 Board of Education. In recent board meetings HHS students Everett Knudsen, Emma Gloe, Alex Moll, Joshua Lewis and Billy Rea were recognized by board president Marilyn Rethemeyer, who presented them with a certificate for scoring high on their ACT tests.Knudsen, a junior, scored a

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Religion

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Pope breaks tradition again

Posted on April 19, 2014 at 12:38 pm

On Holy Thursday, Pope Francis visited a home for the elderly and disabled, the Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi, to wash the feet of “12 disabled people of different ages, ethnicities and religious confessions,” during a special Lord’s Supper Mass, according to the Vatican. It was the second time he has broken with Vatican tradition and washed the feet of ordinary people rather than priests. Last year, he washed the feet

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  • First Communion held at St.George in Hermann

    Posted on April 8, 2014 at 2:05 pm

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    St. George Catholic Church in Hermann held First Communion on Sunday, March 30. Pictured in front from left are: Jordan Heying, Molly Causey, Peyton Grannemann, Paige Schulte, Ashley McGarrah, Nolan Brune, Elizabeth Chorley, Sam Cramer and Macy Bader. 2nd row from left: Larry Thompson, Breckyn Koeller, Sarah Harris, Natalie Kopp, Jill Rood, Lilia Fisher, Trenton Lampkin, Presley Schluss and Hunter Scheer. Back Row from left are: Alyson Garner, 2nd grade

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  • First Mass of the season at Shrine in Starkenburg

    Posted on April 2, 2014 at 8:05 am

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    By staff writer The first Second Tuesday Mass for 2014 will be held at the Shrine of Our Lady of Sorrows at Starkenburg on Tuesday, April 8. The Sacrament of Reconciliation will begin at 11:00 a.m. and the Holy Rosary begins at 11:40 a.m.  Mass will begin at noon, and Anointing of the Sick will be given. A light lunch will be served immediately following at Valentine Hall at Starkenburg.

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Health

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Mercy Clinic adds OB/GYN at Hermann Area District Hospital

Posted on April 15, 2014 at 11:30 am

By staff writer Women in the Hermann region can now see a Mercy Clinic obstetrician and gynecologist close to home. Bruce Glover, DO, is seeing patients at the Hermann office on the first and third Monday of each month. He is the only board-certified OB/GYN seeing patients in the area. The specialty office is located at Hermann Area District Hospital, 509 West 18th St. in Hermann. Dr. Glover, who is

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  • Hermann hospital employee completes program on health care

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 11:21 am

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    By staff writer The Missouri Hospital Association Center for Education’s Health Care Leadership Series recently concluded, with 37 hospital staff members graduating from the program. The series provides leadership training to a diverse cross section of hospital and health care supervisors and managers. Among the graduates was Michele Fehlings, controller at Hermann Area District Hospital. “Today’s health care environment requires managers who possess the skills to create value for their

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  • Hermann Hospital Auxiliary scholarship

    Posted on April 8, 2014 at 2:19 pm

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    Margret Gosen, president of Hermann Area District Hospital Auxiliary (left) presents this year’s Auxiliary scholarship to  Kaitlyn LaBoube, a student at St. Louis College of Pharmacy. Kaitlyn received her last scholarship payment of a $1,000 from the Auxiliary. The Auxiliary grants a four-year scholarship each year to a graduating Hermann High School graduate going into a healthcare profession. LaBoube received her white coat, marking her entrance into the professional program

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