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VFW Memorial Day service set for Hermann City Cemetery

Posted on May 23, 2015 at 10:14 am

The annual Memorial Day service wil be presented by Hermann VFW Post 4182 and the Ladies Auxiliary Monday at 9 a.m. at Hermann City Cemetery. The Color Guard will lead the Memorial Day Parade from the Old Firehouse down Market Street (Highway 19 South) and turn left at Casey’s General Store and move up the hill to the cemetery. The event will be joined by Hermann Boy Scouts Troop 116

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  • State eyes grand jury for charging former Gasconade sheriff’s deputy

    Posted on May 19, 2015 at 1:24 pm

    Jonathan Pohlmann, left, and Marty Rainey.

    Evidence against a former Gasconade County Sheriff’s deputy charged with multiple sex counts likely will be presented to a grand jury, according to a staff member of the Missouri Attorney General’s Office. AG Public Safety Division Chief Counsel Susan D. Boresi Monday morning told Associate Circuit Judge Robert Schollmeyer that the state likely will seek a grand jury indictment against former Sheriff’s Deputy Marty Rainey. Rainey, who has been free

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  • Hermann man allegedly dealt drugs near St. George School

    Posted on May 12, 2015 at 2:24 pm

    Items seized in the raid last week of a suspected drug dealer in Hermann.

    A 22-year-old Hermann man was released from jail a day after he was arrested on a variety of drug charges — including distributing drugs from a residence near St. George Catholic School. Robert L. Wozniak of Hermann was released after posting 10 percent of a $50,000 bond on May 7, a day after his arrest in a joint operation by the Hermann Police Department, Gasconade County Sheriff’s Department and the

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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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  • Trend in sales tax figures troubling for Gasconade County officials

    Posted on May 19, 2015 at 1:33 pm

    The Gasconade County Courthouse.

    As mid-year approaches and Gasconade County government officials begin assessing the finances, they’ll be keeping a closer eye on one key part of the budget puzzle: Sales tax revenue. County Clerk Lesa Lietzow, the county’s chief budget officer,  Thursday morning said she is troubled by the trend that was seen in County Treasurer Michael Feagan’s monthly report to the County Commission.   Regarding the county’s sales tax, the payment received

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  • HADH panel mulls return to sub-district elections

    Posted on May 5, 2015 at 3:03 pm

    Recently elected members of the HADH board being sworn into office.

    Less than a year after deciding to hold at-large elections to fill seats on the Hermann Area District Hospital board, consideration is being given to returning to sub-district elections. The notion of sub-district elections for the six seats was raised during the April session of the HADH board, when four members took the oath of office. Three had been elected in the April 7 election and a fourth had been

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Hermann Mayor Tom Shabel

From The Mayor’s Desk

Posted on May 12, 2015 at 2:30 pm

Our attorneys received a response to our lawsuit with MUJMUC and MOPEP.   There is a hearing scheduled the 22nd of May at the Gasconade County Courthouse at 9 a.m.  The purpose of this hearing is a request by the defendants to obtain a change of venue.  Because Gasconade County has less than 75,000 residents, and as a result of the small population, state law allows for a change of

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  • At The River’s Edge: Residents get lesson in limited government

    Posted on April 29, 2015 at 8:42 am

    Hermann Advertiser-Courier Editor Buck Collier

    There are some residents on the south end of Gasconade County who are finding out what it means to have a limited government — and living with the consequences of that limitation. A clay-mining operation is in full swing in that area and as part of that operation big trucks are rolling past homes during early-morning hours. Early-morning as in 2 or 3 a.m. The noise and interrupted sleep has

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  • From The Mayor’s Desk

    Posted on April 29, 2015 at 8:35 am

    Hermann Mayor Tom Shabel

    Last week was a busy week.  On Monday, the city conducted two seminars on customer service.  These seminars were the result of efforts by the Service Corps of Retired Executives, the U.S. Small Business Administration and the University of Missouri Extension.  Attendance was astounding.  A total of 155 citizens took the time to attend and improve their customer service skills. Customer service is incredibly important for the economic growth of

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