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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

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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  • Community invited to attend movie with Hermann connection

    Posted on October 14, 2014 at 3:14 pm

    Serge Roetheli on his 25,000-mile trek.

    The Roetheli family invites the community of Hermann to a free showing Sunday afternoon of the documentary film “The 25,000-Mile Love Story.” The award-winning film chronicles the five-yar journey of Swiss endurance athlete Serge Roetheli — considered by some the greatest endurance athlete ever — as he endeavors to run a distance equal to the Earth’s circumference to raise money for, and awareness of, the world’s impoverished children. A grandmother

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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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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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  • Cathi’s Corner

    Posted on October 21, 2014 at 3:31 pm

    Advertiser-Courier General Manager Cathi Utley

    The leaves are changing colors, gas prices are down, wine is flowing and brats are being devoured. Does it get any better than living in Hermann? NO. I was gone last week but I heard the weekend was great! I was told the campgrounds were full and it was hard to drive through town but that cash registers were dinging all over town. Every town needs a little economic upturn

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  • Cathi’s Corner

    Posted on October 14, 2014 at 3:31 pm

    Advertiser-Courier General Manager Cathi Utley

    Just to let you know. None of the incredible pictures I took at Oktoberfest this week will be published. They were great pictures! I took my camera to download them and the card was blank. I don’t have a clue about what I did, but there were no pictures on my camera. None of the pictures at Stone Hill with Thomas Held and the giant pumpkin. Not one of the

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