Lifestyles

Advertiser-Courier General Manager Cathi Utley

Cathi’s Corner

Posted on August 26, 2014 at 2:45 pm

I hope the weather is cool as you are reading this. Someone in this town is not living right for us to have such hot temperatures. Admit it and straighten up because these temperatures are crazy and you will be punished! Our sports editor, Don Kruse, mentioned how tough our football players were for playing so hard in their opening football game in the heat. Some of the younger bearcats

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  • Hermann School District lunch menus

    Posted on August 26, 2014 at 2:43 pm

    Hermann  Elementary & Middle School Monday, September 1 LABOR DAY NO SCHOOL Tuesday,  September 2 Super nachos or chicken soft tacos, chopped garden salad, BBQ bacon beans, fresh banana, mandarin oranges. 3rd Entree: Taco chef salad, BBQ bacon beans, fresh banana, mandarin oranges, tortilla chips. Wednesday, September 3 Chicken patty, grilled chicken or salisbury steak, mashed potatoes with gravy, peas, fresh grapes, fresh fruit, Opaa hot roll. 3rd Entree: Chicken

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  • Hermann prepares to salute current, former military veterans

    Posted on August 26, 2014 at 2:35 pm

    military weekend web

    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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Travel

Frank Meyer of Hermann pulls onto the Hermann riverfront during the recent Missouri 340 competition, a race on the Missouri River from Kansas City to St. Charles.

Big Muddy Clean Sweep is back — with effort ending in Hermann

Posted on August 26, 2014 at 2:24 pm

lean Sweep is back! A continuous two-month cleanup by barge that will be traveling downstream from Brunswick to Hermann this September and October, passing through Jameson Island Big Muddy Refuge, Boonville, Cooper’s Landing and Jefferson City. Missouri River Relief (MoRR) is operating a barge with five open motorboats to haul recovered debris along a 153-mile reach from Brunswick to Hermann. The Clean Sweep voyage will start Saturday, Sept. 6, in

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Education

Hermann School District lunch menus

Posted on August 26, 2014 at 2:43 pm

Hermann  Elementary & Middle School Monday, September 1 LABOR DAY NO SCHOOL Tuesday,  September 2 Super nachos or chicken soft tacos, chopped garden salad, BBQ bacon beans, fresh banana, mandarin oranges. 3rd Entree: Taco chef salad, BBQ bacon beans, fresh banana, mandarin oranges, tortilla chips. Wednesday, September 3 Chicken patty, grilled chicken or salisbury steak, mashed potatoes with gravy, peas, fresh grapes, fresh fruit, Opaa hot roll. 3rd Entree: Chicken

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  • Big Muddy Clean Sweep is back — with effort ending in Hermann

    Posted on August 26, 2014 at 2:24 pm

    Frank Meyer of Hermann pulls onto the Hermann riverfront during the recent Missouri 340 competition, a race on the Missouri River from Kansas City to St. Charles.

    lean Sweep is back! A continuous two-month cleanup by barge that will be traveling downstream from Brunswick to Hermann this September and October, passing through Jameson Island Big Muddy Refuge, Boonville, Cooper’s Landing and Jefferson City. Missouri River Relief (MoRR) is operating a barge with five open motorboats to haul recovered debris along a 153-mile reach from Brunswick to Hermann. The Clean Sweep voyage will start Saturday, Sept. 6, in

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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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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

Hermann School District lunch menus

Posted on August 26, 2014 at 2:43 pm

Hermann  Elementary & Middle School Monday, September 1 LABOR DAY NO SCHOOL Tuesday,  September 2 Super nachos or chicken soft tacos, chopped garden salad, BBQ bacon beans, fresh banana, mandarin oranges. 3rd Entree: Taco chef salad, BBQ bacon beans, fresh banana, mandarin oranges, tortilla chips. Wednesday, September 3 Chicken patty, grilled chicken or salisbury steak, mashed potatoes with gravy, peas, fresh grapes, fresh fruit, Opaa hot roll. 3rd Entree: Chicken

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  • First-time donors push Hermann blood drive past goal

    Posted on August 26, 2014 at 2:19 pm

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    Call them the Magnificent Seven. Thanks to the seven first-time donors, the most recent American Red Cross blood drive exceeded its goal. Sponsored by Hermann Area District Hospital and St. George Home and School, the drive held in the St. George gymnasium had a goal of 55 points. It collected 57 units — each having the potential of saving three lives. Each unit of blood collected can be separated into

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

    Posted on August 12, 2014 at 1:39 pm

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

    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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