New Haven Lumbar Yard Donates $1500 To Playground Project

(Photo courtesy of Bethany White.)

NEW HAVEN, Mo. - Friday morning Chelsea Rohlfing presented a $1,500 donation on behalf of the New Haven Lumber Yard to members of the New Haven PTO to go towards the playground project.

The PTO has been working towards raising funds to replace the current and outdated playground at the New Haven Elementary. 

New Haven 4th Grade Volleyball Takes 2nd Place At Montgomery County

Pictured left to right: (back row) Isabelle Hale, Mikayla McFerrin, Jessica Underwood, Jaydice Gertt, and Aaliyah Bates. (front row) Coach Emily Kallmeyer, Peyton Dunn, Kelsey Brumels,Tessa Schweich, Madi McCarty, and Coach Meghan Brown.  (Photo courtesy of Becky Dunn.)

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Mo. - The future looks bright for the Shamrocks Volleyball program after New Haven’s 4th grade volleyball team took 2nd place in the Montgomery County Volleyball Tournament Friday night. 

The Shamrocks got off to a rock’n start, going 2-0 in pool play, giving them the number 1 seed for the single elimination Championship bracket play.

Showing This Weekend At The Walt - Furious 7

NEW HAVEN, Mo. - Showing at the Walt Theater this weekend will be Furious 7 (Rated PG-13 - 2 hr 17 min) staring Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, and Dwayne Johnson

In the opening scene set in London, England, Deckard Shaw (Jason Statham) stands by his brother Owen's (Luke Evans) beside as he lays in a coma, badly scarred and crippled after being ejected from the plane (in the last Fast and Furious film). Shaw promises to his brother that he will settle his score. He leaves the room and out into the rest of the hospital, with bodies everywhere. The building continues to burn and crumble around him. (Showtimes, dates, and Official Trailer below)

Members Of The New Haven Garden Club Gearing Up For An Active Spring And Summer

Members of the New Haven Garden plant fresh flowers and clean up downtown garden. (Photo courtesy of Rosalie Laune)

By Rosalie Laune

NEW HAVEN, Mo. - On April 6, we started our second year maintaining the water garden at the New Haven Care Center. This activity will continue the first Monday of each month through October (10/06) at 8:00 A.M. As a related activity we also plan to continue our “Share the Blooms” program on these Mondays.
Last year garden club members brought flowers from their gardens and made arrangements for the care center.

Volunteers are welcome to help with the garden or to donate flowers. Rhonda Helling (237-2853) is our lead coordinator for this project and we have two members, Betty Altemeyer and Lucille Pohlmann, who have experience creating arrangements.

Tracking NHHS Seniors On Day 4 In Washington D.C. - More Photos Added

CLICK HERE to ready Molly Munsinger's article about Day 4 of Senior Trip 2015.

WASHINGTON D.C. - Today seniors will be touring Arlington National Cemetery, the White House, the Smithsonian and dinner at the famous Peking Gourmet Inn.

Seniors enjoying dinner at the famous Peking Gourmet Inn this evening. (Photos courtesy of Josh Hoener.)

See more pictures below from today in Washington D.C.

Sidewalk From Highway 100 To New Haven High School Fully Funded Through Federal Grant

Pictured is progress already made by Aaren Brock Construction as of 9 a.m. Tuesday morning.

NEW HAVEN, Mo. - In 2012 the City of New Haven applied for the Federal Safe School Route Grant that would have a sidewalk built from Highway 100 to New Haven High School.  In October of 2013 New Haven was awarded the Federally Funded Grant, which would allow the construction of the sidewalk, which is 100% funded by the Federally funded program.

Monticello And View From Washington Monument - Day 3 - More Photos Added

View from Washington Monument at 4 p.m. CST. (All photos courtesy of Josh Hoener.)

CLICK HERE to read Molly Munsinger’s article about today's adventures as Day 3 comes to an end.

Read more about Senior Trip 2015 at

Read another great article by Cortanie Gale "Small Town Kids Go to the Big City".

Monday - Today is really the beginning of what will be a very jammed packed agenda over the next four days.  This morning’s first stop was at Monticello where they not only enjoyed beautiful weather but amazing scenery before heading off to Washington D.C. where they arrived at our Nations Capital around 2 p.m. CST.

UPDATED: Enochs Knob Road Shed Fire Burns To Ground

Pictured are the remains of Sunday's shed fire. (Photos by Kelly Hoffmann.)

More photos below.

UPDATED: Monday Apr. 20 at 3:26
. - New Haven/Berger and Washington Fire Departments responded at 1:13 p.m. earlier this afternoon for a shed fire on Enochs Knob Road just off of Highway 185 and approximately 7 miles southeast of New Haven, Mo.

It is unclear as to what caused Sunday afternoon’s first alarm shed fire.  QNN reporter Kelly Hoffman was not able to obtain much information other than the shed was a complete lose. 

Roland Glen Von Holten December 6, 1936 - April 18, 2015

Roland Glen Von Holten, 78, of Hermann, passed away Saturday, April 18, 2015 at University of Missouri Medical Center in Columbia.

Mr. Von Holten was born in Deer Grove, Illinois on December 6, 1936, the son of the late Carl and Beulah (nee Williford) Von Holten.

He was the husband of Beverly (O'Brien) Von Holten.  They were married June 20, 1959 in Morrison, Illinois. 

Roland proudly served his county in the U.S. Army.  He was a member of Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, Hermann, Missouri. He was a farmer and after retiring Roland and Beverly moved to Hermann.

Seniors Visit Biltmore And University of Virginia On Day 2

Famous senior class photo in front of the Biltmore Mansion (Photos courtesy of Josh Hoener)

CLICK HERE to read Molly Munsinger’s article about Day 2 of Senior Trip 2015 at

Sunday  - After spending most of Saturday driving, day 2 of Senior Trip 2015 involved stops at some truly amazing places.  Their first stop was at the amazing Biltmore Estates and Asheville, NC.  Students had the opportunity to take a tour of the Biltmore, which sits on 125,000 acres. 

Senior Trip Tracker Day 1 Photos And More

Click here to read Molly Munsinger’s article about Day 1 of Senior Trip 2015.

Photo while visiting the University of Tennessee.

Photos courtesy of Molly Munsinger and Mackenzy Vedder.

Senior Trip 2015 -  Day 1 was filled with lots of time on the road but did make a few stops along the way to Newport, TN where they spent the day.

After departing New Haven at 5:30 a.m. their first stop was in Nashville, IL for breakfast before heading on Nashville, TN at the Opry Mills Shopping Center.