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Sen. Blunt to make stop in Hermann Monday

Posted on September 19, 2014 at 3:45 pm

U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt is scheduled to make a stop in Hermann Monday afternoon as part of his efforts to learn more from Missourians impacted by what many lawmakers see as the Obama Administration’s executive overreach and costly regulations. Missouri’s junior senator is schedules to discuss the matter with Gasconade County leaders at 2 p.. at Tri-County Trucking-Escavating, 2096 Highway 100. The Hermann stop is part of a two-day swing

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Scenic Regional chief advocates consolidation of districts into single entity

Posted on September 16, 2014 at 1:35 pm

A vote could be taken later this month to consolidate the various parts of Scenic Regional Library District into a single district covering three counties. Scenic Director Steve Campbell last Tuesday said he hopes to have the district’s Board of Directors vote on a plan to consolidate the three separate library districts — Franklin, Gasconade and Warren counties — into a genuinely single entity. “We appear to be one large

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  • Wallace returns to post in Hermann City Hall

    Posted on September 16, 2014 at 1:26 pm

    Hermann City Administrator Mark Wallace

    Hermann City Administrator Mark Wallce  is expected to be back in his usual position Monday night in the Aldermanic Chamber — alongside Mayor Tom Shabel. That resignation he submitted a little more than a week ago has become a thing of the past. “I never accepted his resignation,” the mayor told the Adertiser-Courier Friday morning. While waiting for the start of the ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new Amtrak station, Shabel

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  • Bill Chrastil to perform as part of Hermann’s salute to military

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 12:54 pm

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    Branson entertainer Bill Chrastil will feature a Tribute to the Armed Forces to complement Hermann’s Salute to Our Military Weekend when he returns to Hermann’s Showboat Community Theatre on Saturday, Sept. 13, at 7:30 pm. The performance will also include a ’50s/’60s Rock & Roll segment, with salutes to Neil Diamond, Tom Jones, Jerry Lee Lewis and Conway Twitty. Chrastil also performs hits from new and classic country to classic

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Hermann Bearcats pounds Liberty 65-9

Posted on September 18, 2014 at 6:38 pm

Hermann’s ground game continues to pile up huge numbers, and for the third consecutive week rushed for over 400 yards. Last Friday night at Bearcat Memorial Stadium, Coach Andy Emmons’ team thrashed Wentzville Liberty, 65-7, in a non-conference game. The 65 points were one shy of the school record, set in the Bearcats’ 66-21 win over Owensville last year in Hermann’s homecoming game. The Bearcats will take a 4-0 record

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  • Bearcats bury Tigers in FRC opener

    Posted on September 9, 2014 at 2:13 pm

    Trent Oberg scores in a Junior Varsity game against St. James.

    Hermann used a relentless running game to pile up a season-high 469 yards on the ground in a 52-20 Four Rivers Conference football win at St. James last Friday night. The Bearcats finished with nearly 600 yards of total offense as they gained 115 yards through the air. The undefeated Bearcats (3-0) return home Friday night to host Wentzville Liberty (1-2), a school that is only in its second season

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  • Bearcats roll past Cuba, prepare for a tough foe in St. James

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 1:29 pm

    Hermann's Tyler Kuhn makes a tackle against Cuba.

    The Hermann Bearcats took a blow right out of the blocks Friday night, but it didn’t take long for them to recover in a 54-12 non-conference football win over Cuba. It was the home opener for the Bearcats (2-0), who face St. James (2-0) on the Tigers’ field this Friday. Before the fans settled into their seats last Friday, Cuba quarterback Nick Lemons fired an 80-yard touchdown pass on the

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Scenic Regional chief advocates consolidation of districts into single entity

Posted on September 16, 2014 at 1:35 pm

A vote could be taken later this month to consolidate the various parts of Scenic Regional Library District into a single district covering three counties. Scenic Director Steve Campbell last Tuesday said he hopes to have the district’s Board of Directors vote on a plan to consolidate the three separate library districts — Franklin, Gasconade and Warren counties — into a genuinely single entity. “We appear to be one large

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  • Hermann school board delays action on drug-test policy

    Posted on September 16, 2014 at 1:32 pm

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    After looking at the cost of putting in place and administering a random drug-test policy in other public school districts, directors of Gasconade County R-1 Thursday night opted to delay further action on their own policy — at least until district finances become more definite. The panel last month agreed to move forward with developing a policy aimed not only at student-athletes but students involved in other extra-curricular activities and

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  • This morning at 10:00 ribbon cutting at new Hermann Amtrak station

    Posted on September 9, 2014 at 1:53 pm

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    The new Amtrak station in Hermann will be celebrated Friday morning when officials snips the ribbon, officially marking the opening. The ceremony is set for 10 a.m. and is one of many events in a busy weekend in Hermann. Although not a part of the community’s three-day salute to the military, the ribbon-cutting will be the first of several events bringing people into town during the weekend. Expected to be

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Scenic Regional chief advocates consolidation of districts into single entity

Posted on September 16, 2014 at 1:35 pm

A vote could be taken later this month to consolidate the various parts of Scenic Regional Library District into a single district covering three counties. Scenic Director Steve Campbell last Tuesday said he hopes to have the district’s Board of Directors vote on a plan to consolidate the three separate library districts — Franklin, Gasconade and Warren counties — into a genuinely single entity. “We appear to be one large

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  • Hot Brass tunes up for Hermann Military Weekend concert

    Posted on September 9, 2014 at 1:36 pm

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    The Scott Air Force Base Hot Brass Ensemble will perform on Sunday afternoon, Sept. 14, at 3 at the Clara Eitmann Messmer  Amphitheater. The performance will be the culmination of a weekend of events saluting the members, current and former, of the U.S. armed forces. The performance will begin with a formal Color Guard from Whiteman Air Force Base. Hot Brass will perform a variety of music, including patriotic music,

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  • Car buffs polish up their wheels for the River City Cruisers’ Car Show Sept. 7.

    Posted on August 26, 2014 at 2:32 pm

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    This year’s Car Show in the Park will be held Sunday, Sept. 7, in Hermann Park, off Highway 19. The 15th annual River City Cruisers Car Club will feature plenty of autos, food and drink and a 50-50 drawing. There are more than three dozen classes of vehicles with three awards being given in each class, along with a Women’s Choice Award and a People’s Choice Award. For car owners

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