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City Wide Yard Sale Map Saturday

Posted on April 24, 2015 at 9:07 am

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  • Cathi’s Corner

    Posted on April 21, 2015 at 2:44 pm

    Advertiser-Courier General Manager Cathi Utley

    Congratulations to the Hermann FFA!!!  Those kiddos won state and are going to nationals. NATIONALS!!! The FlorIculture group is putting us on the FFA map as champions! I am so proud!! I had to drive down and see my mom this weekend in Northwest Arkansas. As I drove down, I noted the naked grapevines. Naked I say! Unless you’re from the South, then they were “necked.” On my drive home

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  • Hermann board OKs 2015 swimming pool rates

    Posted on April 21, 2015 at 2:28 pm

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    The rates have gone up for using the Hermann Swimming Pool this season. The pool is scheduled to open at noon on Monday, May 25, Memorial Day, and close at 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15. Pool hours will be Monday-Thursday noon-6 p.m.; Friday noon to 7 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday noon  to 6 p.m. A family pass (for a family of 4 living in the same household) remains at $100;

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Gore-Case Community Center.

Gore-Case community sets Spring Gathering

Posted on April 21, 2015 at 2:39 pm

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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  • Hermann native researches era of local dance hall bands

    Posted on March 10, 2015 at 1:09 pm

    Kenneth Johnson

    No doubt about it, the post-war years and into the 1950s was a swinging time for Mid-Missouri counties when most weekends meant at least one night spent at the local dance hall. Kenneth Johnson, a Hermann native, takes us back in time to that era with “Moonlight Serenade to City Lights: Rare Images of Bands and Orchestras form the Dance Hall Era in Missouri.” Johnson and his publisher kicked off

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  • Hermann BOA endorses plan for citywide art project

    Posted on March 3, 2015 at 11:55 am

    St. George 1st Grader Eric Chorley's artwork that will decorate the utility box at the AMTRAK Station.

    Chicago has its statues of cows. Kansas City has its fountains. Hermann is about to have its utility boxes. Decorated utility boxes, that is, and what could be the latest thing to be used to attract tourists: Public art. Last year’s effort to decorate the utility box at the new Amtrak Station in a local student’s artwork will be expanded citywide after last Monday night’s backing from the Hermann Board

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Education

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Hermann, St. George School menus

Posted on April 21, 2015 at 2:47 pm

Hermann Elementary    & Middle School Monday, April 27 Cheeseburger or 3 cheese grilled cheese, sweet potato fries, fresh broccoli with dip, tropical fruit, peaches. 3rd Entree: Turkey chef salad, peas, tropical fruit, peaches, Blueberry fruit muffin.Tuesday, April 28 Soft tacos or BBQ chicken nachos, fresh garden salad, Texas pintos, fresh orange smiles, applesauce. 3rd Entree: Taco salad, Texas pintos, fresh orange smiles, applesauce, cornbread. Wednesday, April 29 Chicken patty,

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  • St. George School sets Education Fair

    Posted on April 21, 2015 at 2:36 pm

    St. George School students with their projects.

    St. George School will host its first Education Fair, which will be combined with the annual Open House, on Thursday, April 23. The event is scheduled from 5:30-7 p.m. While similar to a Science Fair, an Education Fair does not limit itself to one subject. Pre-kindergarten-through-8th-Grade students will showcase projects, exhibits, multi-media presentations and a variety of displays in different subject areas. Prospective families that might be interested in enrolling

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  • Bader tabbed to continue leading Gasconade R-1 board

    Posted on April 21, 2015 at 2:05 pm

    Mark Brooks, left, and Kevin Stiers receive the oath of office from R-1 Board Secretary Dustin Kallmeyer last week.

    Brenda Bader was tabbed last week for another term as the head of the Gasconade County R-1 School District Board of Directors. Bader was elected by the other directors during Thursday night’s reorganization meeting after two new members were sworn into office. Kevin “Soup” Stiers and Mark Brooks, both of Hermann, were elected April 7 to the seven-member panel. Leaving the board were Dr. Doug Meyer, the board vice president

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Religion

St. George School students with their projects.

St. George School sets Education Fair

Posted on April 21, 2015 at 2:36 pm

St. George School will host its first Education Fair, which will be combined with the annual Open House, on Thursday, April 23. The event is scheduled from 5:30-7 p.m. While similar to a Science Fair, an Education Fair does not limit itself to one subject. Pre-kindergarten-through-8th-Grade students will showcase projects, exhibits, multi-media presentations and a variety of displays in different subject areas. Prospective families that might be interested in enrolling

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  • Brunch & Blooms set March 8 at Valentine Hall

    Posted on March 3, 2015 at 2:16 pm

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    The beautiful Valentine Hall will be the setting for Brunch & Blooms, sponsored Sunday, March 8, by Church of the Risen Savior, Starkenburg/Rhineland. “Our parish is blessed with the Shrine of Our Lady of Sorrows, St. Martin’s Church Museum, Church of the Risen Savior, Valentine Hall, and our beautiful cemeteries, St. Martin’s Cemetery and St. Joseph’s Cemetery,” said the Rev. William D. Debo. “Proceeds from this event will benefit the

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  • Hermann United Methodist Church to host concert

    Posted on January 27, 2015 at 2:29 pm

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    Hermann United Methodist Church is proud to announce the Hannibal-LaGrange Chamber Choir will once again perform here on Feb. 15 at the 10:45 worship service.  The choir will present  a program of a cappella and other styles of contemporary Christian music using a wide variety of instruments. The team of men and women will also share testimonies, scripture, and life experiences. The public is invited to join in the service

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Health

school lunch

Hermann, St. George School menus

Posted on April 21, 2015 at 2:47 pm

Hermann Elementary    & Middle School Monday, April 27 Cheeseburger or 3 cheese grilled cheese, sweet potato fries, fresh broccoli with dip, tropical fruit, peaches. 3rd Entree: Turkey chef salad, peas, tropical fruit, peaches, Blueberry fruit muffin.Tuesday, April 28 Soft tacos or BBQ chicken nachos, fresh garden salad, Texas pintos, fresh orange smiles, applesauce. 3rd Entree: Taco salad, Texas pintos, fresh orange smiles, applesauce, cornbread. Wednesday, April 29 Chicken patty,

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  • Hospital board to elect officers Monday night

    Posted on April 21, 2015 at 2:31 pm

    Hermann Area District Hospital

    Officers will be selected Monday night as two new members join the Hermann Area District Hospital Board of Directors. Three members were elected to the board April 7 — including incumbent Board President Randy Eikermann. Joining Eikermann as new members will be Dave Johnson and Mathew Reidhead. Monday night’s session will be the panel’s reorganization meeting. The new board will be faced with filling another vacancy, one created by the

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  • Hermann board OKs 2015 swimming pool rates

    Posted on April 21, 2015 at 2:28 pm

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    The rates have gone up for using the Hermann Swimming Pool this season. The pool is scheduled to open at noon on Monday, May 25, Memorial Day, and close at 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15. Pool hours will be Monday-Thursday noon-6 p.m.; Friday noon to 7 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday noon  to 6 p.m. A family pass (for a family of 4 living in the same household) remains at $100;

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