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Hermann’s Jim Holland joins Gasconade County Commission

Posted on February 26, 2015 at 2:23 pm

Hermann businessman Jim Holland Wednesday morning took the oath of office as the newest member of the Gasconade County Commission. A Democrat, Holland was appointed to the seat earlier this week by Gov. Jay Nixon to succeed Larry Miskel, who vacated the post Jan. 1 to become the county’s presiding commissioner. Holland is a farmer and involved in various business ventures in Gasconade and Franklin counties. A member of Hermann’s

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  • Gasconade County man facing child porn charges had international connection

    Posted on February 25, 2015 at 2:04 pm

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    A Gasconade County man who recently has been living outside Hermann has been indicted by a federal grand jury on child pornography charges involving transmission of images across the Atlantic Ocean. Daniel Allen Angel, 29, whose address is listed only as being from Hermann, was named in an indictment handed up Feb. 11 by a federal grand jury in St. Louis charging him with two counts of child pornography. He

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  • Frene Valley Health Center joins StoneBridge family

    Posted on February 24, 2015 at 2:45 pm

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    On Feb. 1, Frene Valley Health Center became Frene Valley of Hermann – A StoneBridge Community. Jenny Van Booven, administrator, hosted an Open House on Tuesday, Feb. 10, inviting families and the community to meet the new owners.  Residents and family alike attended the party, enjoying refreshments while meeting the four siblings who own and operate StoneBridge Senior Living. The evening started with Cathy Lloyd, previous owner of both facilities,

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Frene Valley Health Center joins StoneBridge family

Posted on February 24, 2015 at 2:45 pm

On Feb. 1, Frene Valley Health Center became Frene Valley of Hermann – A StoneBridge Community. Jenny Van Booven, administrator, hosted an Open House on Tuesday, Feb. 10, inviting families and the community to meet the new owners.  Residents and family alike attended the party, enjoying refreshments while meeting the four siblings who own and operate StoneBridge Senior Living. The evening started with Cathy Lloyd, previous owner of both facilities,

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  • Gasconade County Assessor’s Office reminds about deadline for submitting declaration form

    Posted on February 24, 2015 at 2:41 pm

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      The Gasconade County Assessor’s Office mailed out notices for personal property declaration the frst week of January.  Taxpayers are reminded they face a March 1 deadline to return the declaration forms. It is important that the taxpayers get these forms completed and returned. Missouri Statute 137.280 calls for penalties to taxpayers for failure to return this form. The penalty for not returning this completed form is based upon the

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  • Hermann aldermen give final OK to electricity meter fee increase

    Posted on February 24, 2015 at 2:22 pm

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    Final approval was granted Monday night to an increase in the Hermann’s monthly electric meter fee. The Board of Aldermen gave second approval to legislation increasing the meter fee for residents form $12 to $30 per month. The fee is assessed, also, to commercial and industrial users and increases in size depending on the size of the user. A hike in the meter fee is the first step in what

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Hermann Mayor Tom Shabel

From The Mayor’s Desk

Posted on February 17, 2015 at 2:37 pm

Last week, Justin Alferman presented HB 213 to the Utility Commission of the Missouri House of Representatives.  This bill would require the state auditor to perform an audit of the MoPep and MJMEUC systems in the state of Missouri.  This hearing afforded citizens the opportunity to testify before the commission.  Alderman Brian Chorley, Utility Advisory Board member Terry Hammer and the Mayor traveled to Jefferson City to testify in favor

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  • Cathi’s Corner

    Posted on February 17, 2015 at 2:35 pm

    Advertiser-Courier General Manager Cathi Utley

    Baby its cold outside! And snowy. And windy. I’m writing this Monday in hopes that we are almost done with this nasty weather for a while. Put on your big-girl panties, Cathi. It is winter. This is the last week of soup recipes. Between 3 pages of soup recipes, you should have something tasty to eat in the cold. Congrats to Carol Starke for winning the contest! Carol, we forgot

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  • From The River’s Edge: For legislators, there is safety in numbers

    Posted on February 3, 2015 at 1:01 pm

    Hermann Advertiser-Courier Editor Buck Collier

    There is a piece of legislation in the Missouri Hosue of Representatives that, I think, really needs to be taken up and approved. But, alas, I fear it will go the way of so many other pieces of truly beneficial legislation — cast aside in order to spend time on such meaningful issues as the official state fruit or the official state musical instrument or designating jumping jacks as the

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