Lifestyles

Advertiser-Courier General Manager Cathi Utley

Cathi’s Corner

Posted on May 19, 2015 at 1:49 pm

So Maifest was wet. Wet fun, that is! Friday was rainy but early Friday night it was not. The concert at the Amphitheatre was great. Not many people but the food was good, beer was cold, wine was delightful and the band was incredible! Love The Bluff Tones. I tried to get a video of them playing but it turned out all blurry. I think the lead singer Mark Wallace

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  • Cathi’s Corner

    Posted on May 12, 2015 at 2:28 pm

    Advertiser-Courier General Manager Cathi Utley

    I hope you all enjoyed your mother last weekend. Maybe you enjoyed the memory of your mother. Either way, moms always have a special place in our lives. Maifest is this weekend AND we have graduation this week. Next week is Blue Oval and Memorial Day. CRAZY!! Crazy fun, that is. The graduation section will appear in next week’s paper. We are all so proud of you graduates! This weekend

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  • R-1 to offer free meals during June

    Posted on May 12, 2015 at 12:16 pm

    school lunch

    Anyone 18 and younger can enjoy a free breakfast and lunch during June, courtesy of the Gasconade County R-1 Summer Food Service Program. The meals program will be offered during the time the R-1 Summer School program is conducted. Meals will be free to any children 18 and younger, not just those attending Summer School. Served at Hermann Elementary School,  breakfast will be served from 7:45-8:15 a.m. and lunch will

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Travel

The Historic Hermann Museum.

Historical Hermann Museum joins Blue Star program

Posted on April 28, 2015 at 1:50 pm

Historic Hermann Museum has joined over 2,000 museums offering free admission to active military and their immediate families. The Blue Star Museum program includes National Guard and Reserve and runs from Memorial Day to Labor Day every year. The Heritage Room on the second floor of the Historic Hermann Museum features displays of Civil War, WW1, and WW2 artifacts, including some uniforms and weaponry. The former German School, 312 Schiller

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  • Idea grows into plan for murals on Hermann buildings

    Posted on April 28, 2015 at 1:41 pm

    Nancy Bennett talks about the work of the Walldogs during a meeting in Hermann last week.

    It was an idea planted a decade ago. “It’s been slowly growing since,” said Betty Hartbauer of the effort to tell Hermann’s story through artwork on walls. Last Thursday night Hartbauer, Theresa Black, Tammy Bruckerhoff and Kathy Durham, members of a women’s group looking to see the seed planted 10 years ago blossom into a cascade of colors, pitched the idea of professional artists coming to town to decorate the

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  • Gore-Case community sets Spring Gathering

    Posted on April 21, 2015 at 2:39 pm

    Gore-Case Community Center.

    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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Education

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HHS bands’ Spring Concert draws big crowd

Posted on May 12, 2015 at 2:20 pm

Four bands performed Wednesday night in front of a large crowd scattered around the groups of the Clara Eitmann Messmer Amphitheatre. The Spring Band Concert — featuring Hermann Middle School and High School students — was presented under the direction of band instructor Zachary Mertens. As younger children played on the grounds while adults settled into lawn chairs and stretched out on blankets, the bands offered a variety of musical

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  • Hermann, St. George School menus

    Posted on May 5, 2015 at 3:47 pm

    Hermann Elementary    & Middle School Monday, May 11 Cheeseburger or BBQ rib on bun, sweet potato fries, green beans, tropical fruit, mandarin oranges. 3rd Entree: Turkey chef salad, peas, tropical fruit, mandain oranges,  Blueberry fruit muffin.Tuesday, May12 Chicken strips or soft tacos, fresh garden salad, Cowboy beans, fresh orange smiles, applesauce. 3rd Entree: Taco salad, Cowboy beans, fresh orange smiles, applesauce, Cornbread. Wednesday, May 13 Chicken patty, grilled chicken

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  • Special Olympics Day in Hermann

    Posted on May 1, 2015 at 2:20 pm

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    Enjoy these pictures. More info in next Wednesday paper.

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Religion

Vatican Cuba

Castro: This pope’s so impressive, I might return to church

Posted on May 10, 2015 at 10:47 am

Castro: This pope’s so impressive, I might return to church VATICAN CITY (AP) — Cuban President Raul Castro paid a call on Pope Francis at the Vatican Sunday to thank him for working for Cuban-US detente and later said he is so impressed by the pontiff he is considering a return to the Catholic church’s fold. `’Bienvenido!” Francis said in his native Spanish, welcoming Castro to his studio near the

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  • Aubuchon to lead Pilgrimage at Starkenburg

    Posted on May 5, 2015 at 3:33 pm

    shrine

    The Historic Shrine of Our Lady of Sorrows at Starkenburg will host its annual Spring Pilgrimage on Sunday, May 17. The special day will begin at 10 a.m. with Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament.  The Pilgrims will then carry a replica of the White Lady, an image that has been at the Shrine since 1852, in a rosary procession through the Shrine grounds, stopping at each of the outdoor Stations

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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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Health

Hermann Area District Hospital

HADH board could OK August special tax-increase vote

Posted on May 21, 2015 at 10:37 am

A special meeting of the Hermann Area District Hospital Board of Directors is set for Friday afternoon to consider adopting a measure calling for a special vote in August to increase the district’s property tax. The special session is set for 4:30 p.m. at the hospital. An increase in the property tax — now standing at 70 cents per $100 assessed value — is a key part of the plan

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  • R-1 to offer free meals during June

    Posted on May 12, 2015 at 12:16 pm

    school lunch

    Anyone 18 and younger can enjoy a free breakfast and lunch during June, courtesy of the Gasconade County R-1 Summer Food Service Program. The meals program will be offered during the time the R-1 Summer School program is conducted. Meals will be free to any children 18 and younger, not just those attending Summer School. Served at Hermann Elementary School,  breakfast will be served from 7:45-8:15 a.m. and lunch will

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  • Hermann, St. George School menus

    Posted on May 5, 2015 at 3:47 pm

    Hermann Elementary    & Middle School Monday, May 11 Cheeseburger or BBQ rib on bun, sweet potato fries, green beans, tropical fruit, mandarin oranges. 3rd Entree: Turkey chef salad, peas, tropical fruit, mandain oranges,  Blueberry fruit muffin.Tuesday, May12 Chicken strips or soft tacos, fresh garden salad, Cowboy beans, fresh orange smiles, applesauce. 3rd Entree: Taco salad, Cowboy beans, fresh orange smiles, applesauce, Cornbread. Wednesday, May 13 Chicken patty, grilled chicken

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