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Beginning April 20, University of Missouri Extension will host the webinar series “White Oak, Whiskey and Wine.”

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University of Missouri Extension Human Development & Family Science Field Specialists continue offering statewide virtual childcare provider trainings via Zoom.

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On Tuesday, March 1,, the Missouri Department of Agriculture launched the 12th annual Focus on Missouri Agriculture photo contest to help kick off National Thank a Farmer week.

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The Gasconade County R-I School District Board of Education has selected Mr. Geoff Neill as the next superintendent of schools. Mr. Neill is currently serving as superintendent for the Sturgeon School District.

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The upcoming election on April 2, 2019, will decide who will fill the elected official openings in two local offices, the Ward 2 Alderman and the Gasconade Co. R-1 School Board.

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Summer school plans are underway for the Gasconade County R-I School District. The summer learning adventures planned for this summer will have a slightly different look, as we are holding summer school on Tuesdays-Fridays to allow students extended weekends for family outings. We understand…

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Gabriel Bartels, from Hermann, and a junior, majoring in mechanical engineering at Missouri Science and Technology, was chosen as a Student Knight of St. Patrick during the 111th St. Pat's celebration in Rolla. He represented the student organization GDI, and was knighted during a coronati…

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The Gasconade County R-1 Department of Bands presented their Spring Band Concert last week at the Hermann High School (HHS) Auditorium. The 6th-grade band, 7th and 8th-grade band, the Hermann High School Wind Ensemble and Jazz bands performed under the direction of Benjamin Sachs.

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Hermann High School Speech Team finished their season at the district competition in West Plains. Kaylyn Walker, Tom Hagedorn, and Brenna Jones made it to the final round for their arguments.

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The Hermann High School and Middle School Choirs gave their Spring Concert last week in the high school auditorium. The 7th and 8th-grade choir, Men’s and Women’s Choirs and Kammerchor sang selections about Spring’s awakening, the Easter season and the joy of that rebirth. Song selections ra…

The Gasconade County R-1 School District is taking steps to prepare young students for a technology-rich world. The district rolled out Computer Science 1, an introduction into computers and code this school year. They will debut Computer Science II next school year. Thus far, things are goi…

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Peoples Savings Bank (PSB) presented a check to St. George School for the amount of $5,000 last Saturday evening during the Cajun Shrimp Boil in the St. George School gymnasium. PSB employee Chris Theissen said that is twice the money donated last year and was generated from PSB’s debit card users.

The Missouri High School Volleyball Coaches Association (MHSVCA) has announced that Hermann High School Girls Volleyball Coach Linda Lampkin, has been selected as Coach of the Year for Class 2 high schools in Missouri. She will be recognized for this honor at the 2019 MHSVCA annual clinic an…

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Prior to the regular meeting, a calendar hearing was held. The 2019-2020 calendar was presented which includes built-in snow days was approved by the board.

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The Hermann High School FFA chapter will be celebrating American agriculture and the FFA organization all week. Below are some of the events the group has scheduled:

   Congratulations to the Hermann Speech Team for many awards from the Sullivan meet on Feb, 7. Tom Hagedorn/Brenna Jones for duet received a first place award, Brenna Jones and Heidi Hingst received a second place award, and three third-place ribbons were given to Elizabeth Vieth and Caitli…

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Peyton Schafer was crowned Courtwarming Queen for 2019 before the varsity conference basketball game against Pacific last Friday night in the Hermann High School gymnasium. Her escort is Sam Holland, King of Courtwarming, who along with his teammates, defeated the Pirates 74-67. 

A Four Rivers Conference speech meet was held at East Central College in Union last Friday, Jan. 25. Speech Team Advisor Lauren Wiegmann said Hermann High School participants received many first, second, and third place ribbons. Elizabeth Vieth, Caitlin McGarrah, and Kaylyn Walker received f…

From left, Bailey Whithaus, Brenna Jones, and Alyssa Chaney made the Missouri All-State Choir. The Missouri Music Educators Association sponsors the contest. Their goal is to ensure every student in Missouri has access and exposure to a well-balanced comprehensive, sequential and high qualit…

Congratulations to Hermann High School speech team for winning third place at their conference meet in St. James. The students also won many individual awards including three first-place ribbons. SUBMITTED PHOTO

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The Hermann High School Bearcat Brigade just got a step closer to retiring their 18 year-old, well-worn marching uniforms. At the school board meeting last week, Superintendent Scott Smith said the District had received a bid for the uniforms, totaling $30,894 from Stanbury, the Mo. uniform …

Drum Major Kylie Hoven and Colorguard Captain Brenna Jones represent the Hermann Bearcat Brigade Marching Band that brought home trophies for winning many categories at the McKendree University Small Band Marching Band Championships in Lebanon, IL.