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Hermann’s Garden Club, Arts Council team to promote kids’ artwork project

Posted on October 28, 2014 at 2:29 pm

This past summer, the city of Hermann approached the Hermann Garden Club to help it design and landscape the exterior of the new train station. The Garden Club gladly accepted the challenge and began working with Ben Laboube, director of the city’s Parks Department, and Mark Wallace, city administrator, to determine the requirements. “One of our challenges was what to do with the big, ugly utility box that sits in

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  • Gasconade sheriff’s deputies nab local man for burglaries in Franklin, Gasconade

    Posted on October 21, 2014 at 4:01 pm

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    Gasconade  County sheriff’s deputies recently arrested county resident Alex B. Saebens following an investigation related to several burglaries in the Franklin and Gasconade counties area. Around Sept. 26, Franklin County deputies worked a burglary of a residence east of Union.  A vehicle was observed in the area that eventually led to the identification of a suspect.  Firearms were stolen in this burglary and in other burglaries reported around that time

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  • Gasconade Sheriff’s Department battles growing metal-theft problem

    Posted on October 21, 2014 at 3:27 pm

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    The increase in the number of reported metal thefts is on the rise in Gasconade County. and that has Sheriff Randy Esphorst issuing an alert for residents. “Stop and think about it,” the sheriff said. “Metal is literally overhead and underfoot, from electrical lines to construction sites, from cell towers to ordinary buildings.  Thieves go after both old parts and new equipment. “Criminals look for easy marks.  Metal theft is

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Business News

Hermann Advertiser-Courier and New Haven Leader Editor Buck Collier

At The River’s Edge: Is disability the country’s new ‘welfare?’

Posted on October 21, 2014 at 3:34 pm

Not quite 20 years ago, I was Stoddard County’s representative to the Southeast Missouri Private Industry Council, an agency that would later evolve into the Workforce Investment Board. That agency was the result of President Bill Clinton’s successful partnership with the GOP-controlled Congress to reform what we commonly call the welfare program. The aim of the Private Industry Council, in brief, was to connect people receiving welfare payments with educational

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  • Gasconade Sheriff’s Department battles growing metal-theft problem

    Posted on October 21, 2014 at 3:27 pm

    sheriff

    The increase in the number of reported metal thefts is on the rise in Gasconade County. and that has Sheriff Randy Esphorst issuing an alert for residents. “Stop and think about it,” the sheriff said. “Metal is literally overhead and underfoot, from electrical lines to construction sites, from cell towers to ordinary buildings.  Thieves go after both old parts and new equipment. “Criminals look for easy marks.  Metal theft is

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  • Lines drawn early in public hearing on Hermann planning panel proposal

    Posted on October 14, 2014 at 2:39 pm

    Ninety minutes into Monday night’s public hearing, the two sides appeared to be clearly drawn — those who favor more guest houses in residential areas and those who don’t. By the 90-minute mark, only two of the six Planning & Zoning Commission recommendations had been taken up for consideration. The aldermen had a long night ahead of them. The aldermen could vote on the recommendations regarding lodging facilities at their

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Technology

Editorial

Advertiser-Courier General Manager Cathi Utley

Cathi’s Corner

Posted on October 28, 2014 at 2:54 pm

Do you remember the children’s Sunday school song; “red, brown, yellow, black, and white. They are precious in His site. Jesus loves the little children of the world.” That song best describes the crowd on this last weekend of Hermann’s Oktoberfest. People here where all shapes, sizes, races and origins. I heard four different languages being spoken. Maybe Hermann was a giant German melting pot. It was splendid! This seemed

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  • From The Mayor’s Desk

    Posted on October 28, 2014 at 2:53 pm

    In a recent edition of the AC, Cathy Utley, in her column Cathi’s Corner, took the Mayor and the Board of Alderman to task for not having replaced the Police Chief.  Fair enough.  However, there is a bit more to the story. When the position became open the Mayor, in conjunction with Mark Wallace our City Administrator, began the process to appoint a new chief.  We advertised in various media

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  • At The River’s Edge: Is disability the country’s new ‘welfare?’

    Posted on October 21, 2014 at 3:34 pm

    Hermann Advertiser-Courier and New Haven Leader Editor Buck Collier

    Not quite 20 years ago, I was Stoddard County’s representative to the Southeast Missouri Private Industry Council, an agency that would later evolve into the Workforce Investment Board. That agency was the result of President Bill Clinton’s successful partnership with the GOP-controlled Congress to reform what we commonly call the welfare program. The aim of the Private Industry Council, in brief, was to connect people receiving welfare payments with educational

    Read Full Story

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