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Norton Unloads From Behind The Arc - Truman Bulldogs Cruise Past Missouri S & T

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Story and photos by Kevin White

ROLLA, Mo. - A hot start and a hot finish gave the Truman Women's Basketball team a 70-51 road victory in Great Lakes Valley Conference play over Missouri S&T on Saturday afternoon.

Allie Norton (pictured left) scored 17 of her game-high 22 points in the first half and tied her career mark with six three-pointers while moving into eighth on the Truman all-time scoring list in the victory.

NH 6th Grade Boys Capture Hermann Tournament Championship

Pictured in front row left to right: Jacob Engelbrecht, Clark Kent, John Liggett, and Andrew Lamke.  Back row: Logan Senecal, Jacob Alvarez, August Panhorst, Matthew Otten, David Miller, and Hansi Bloch. (Photo courtesy of Tori Panhorst.)

NEW HAVEN, Mo. - This past weekend New Haven’s 6th Grade Boys Basketball Team were champions of the Hermann Tournament and improved to an impressive 14-4 on the year.

This Weekend At The Walt - Taken 3

NEW HAVEN, Mo. - Two blockbuster hits upcoming at the Walt Theater starting with Taken 3 (PG-13 - 1hr 52 min) this weekend (Jan. 30 - Feb.1) followed by the top movie of the year American Sniper (Rated R) coming to the Walt Feb. 6.

Tickets for all movies cost just $5.  Enjoy great movies at a fraction of the cost of most theaters. (Showtimes, dates, and Official Trailer below)

Girls Lead Boys in Academic Achievement Globally

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Considerable attention has been paid to how boys’ educational achievements in science and math compare to girls’ accomplishments in those areas, often leading to the assumption that boys outperform girls in these areas.

Now, using international data, researchers at the University of Missouri and the University of Glasgow in Glasgow, Scotland, have determined that girls outperform boys in educational achievement in 70 percent of the countries they studied—regardless of the level of gender, political, economic or social equality.

Missouri Hunter Education Skills Class Feb. 13 At Hermann High School

HERMANN, Mo. - The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will be sponsoring a Hunter Education Skills session Friday February 13th from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

The skills session will be held at the Hermann High School on Highway 100 West.

Class size will be limited to 45 students and are encouraged to register as soon as possible if they plan on attending.  Online Registration is required and can be done by visiting MDC website www.mdc.mo.gov/node/23045.

Vedder Selected As Daughters Of American Revolution Good Citizen

(Photo courtesy of New Haven High School)

NEW HAVEN, Mo. - Mackenzy Vedder, daughter of Kent and Tina Vedder, of New Haven has been honored as New Haven High School's D.A.R. "Good Citizen" for the 2014-2015 school year.

This award, sponsored by the Valley of the Meramec Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, is given to a senior student, male or female, nominated by the faculty who best exemplifies outstanding qualities of leadership, dependability,  service, and patriotism in their school, home, and community.

What Do Low Oil Prices Mean For Investors?

By Jim Stiles, Edward Jones Financial Advisor in New Haven, Mo.

As you’ve no doubt noticed, your trips to the gas station have been a lot more pleasant these past several months. There’s not much doubt that low oil prices have been welcome to you as a driver. But when oil is cheap, is that good for you as an investor?

There’s no clear-cut answer. But consider the following effects of low oil prices:

MDC Offers Hunting-Skills Weekend For Families - March 13-15

Archery will be among the family activities offered at the Missouri Department of Conservation's Discover Nature – Families Hunting Skills Weekend workshop March 13–15 at Windermere Conference Center on Lake of the Ozarks. (Photo courtesy of MDC)

Learn basics of firearms, archery, and hunting during weekend at Windermere March 13–15.

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) invites families to its first-ever Discover Nature – Families Hunting Skills Weekend workshop on March 13–15 at the Windermere Conference Center on Lake of the Ozarks.

Kyle Ruediger NHHS December Student Of The Month

Photo courtesy of New Haven High School.

NEW HAVEN, Mo. - The December Student of the Month is Senior Kyle Ruediger.  Kyle is the son of Eric and Pam Ruediger.  He is active in basketball, baseball, FBLA, FCA, and NHS.

One teacher remarked, “Kyle recently earned a place in the 1000 point club in the basketball program.  This is a testament to his work ethic both in and out of the basketball season. 

Doctors Donate To Hospital Foundation

Pictured left to right are Dr. Robert Henson, Foundation Treasurer Ervin Elsenraat,  Dr. Michael Mahoney and Hospital Administrator Dan McKinney. (Photo courtesy of HADH)

HERMANN, Mo – Doctors Robert Henson and Michael Mahoney presented checks valued at $5000 to Mr. Ervin Elsenraat, treasurer of the Hermann Area District Hospital Foundation.

The foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, operates independently of the hospital and maintains its own board of directors that serve three-year staggered terms.

Truman Bulldogs Wins In Dramatic Fashion Over William Jewell 61-58

Watch the thrilling ending to Truman’s three-point win over William Jewell

By: Kevin White - Truman State Media Relations

KIRKSVILLE, Mo - The Truman Women Bulldogs snapped a three game skid in dramatic fashion thanks to senior guard Allie Norton draining a game-winning three-pointer to give her team a 61-58 win over William Jewell on Thursday night in the Pershing Arena. (Complete game story and box score below.)

Margaret Heinlein (Bredemeyer) June 19, 1920 - January 21, 2015

Margaret  Heinlein, 94, of New Haven, passed away on Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at Hermann Area District Hospital.

Mrs. Heinlein was born in Berger, Missouri on June 19, 1920, the daughter of the late William and Katherine (Hoeman) Bredemeyer.

She was the widow of Earl Arnold Heinlein.  They were married April 29, 1944 at Immanuel United Methodist Church, Senate Grove.  Earl preceded her in death on March 30, 2005.