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Franklin County R-II Public Notice Of Filing For School Board


The Franklin County R-II School District will accept declarations of candidacy from any resident taxpayer, 24 years of age or older, who is eligible to file for a position on the School Board in the April 7, 2015, election.  Persons interested may file at the superintendent’s offices located at 3128 Highway Y, New Haven, Missouri.

Filing will begin on December 16, 2014, at 8:00 a.m. and will continue during the district’s regular business hours, which are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 

Hannah Kruse NHHS November Student Of The Month

Photo courtesy of New Haven High School.

NEW HAVEN, Mo. - The November Student of the Month is Senior Hannah Kruse.  Hannah is the daughter of Kyle and Dena Kruse.  She is active in cross country, basketball, track, FCA, band, scholar bowl, is the chapter reporter in FBLA, and the secretary of NHS.

One teacher remarked, “Hannah has always been an outstanding student, but in her senior year she has taken on a very active leadership role in multiple ways."

Two Civilians Receive Life Saving Award At Annual Fire Department Award Ceremony

Pictured on left is Bob Maynard and far right Scott Klahn with Stacy and Kimberly Jones.

By Kelly Hoffmann

NEW HAVEN, Mo. - The New Haven/Berger Fire Department held its annual award ceremony, Saturday, Dec. 6 at the American Legion in New Haven where two individuals received the Life Saving Award.

Donna Jean Theissen August 14, 1941 - December 9, 2014

Donna  Jean  Theissen, 73, of Hermann, Missouri, passed away on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at University of Missouri Medical Center, Columbia, Missouri.

Mrs. Theissen was born in Washington, Missouri on August 14, 1941, the daughter of the late Robert P. and Mildred J. (Gueltzau) Findlay.

She was the widow of Donald D. "Buck" Theissen.  They were married February 12, 1964 at Hermann United Methodist Church.  Buck preceded her in death on August 8, 2005.

This Year's Deer Harvest Ahead Of 2013 - Franklin County Second Most

Deer checked during the antlerless portion of firearms hunting season put the total harvest above last year’s figure. (Photo by Kyle Quick)

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.– Hunters checked 9,107 deer during the antlerless portion of Missouri’s firearms deer season, bringing this year’s tally to 194,997.

Top harvest counties for the antlerless portion were Pike with 287 deer checked, Callaway with 283 and Macon with 257.

New Haven Garden Club Lights Up Community Christmas Tree

Pictured are members of the New Haven Garden Club Who volunteered  their time decorating the New Haven Community Christmas tree in downtown New Haven. (Photo courtesy of  Rosalie Laune.)

NEW HAVEN, Mo. - This past Saturday after members of the New Haven Garden Club spent the afternoon adding Christmas decorations to the New Haven Community Christmas Tree; they held a tree lighting ceremony later that evening.

Franklin County Sheriff’s Department Cracking Down On Holiday DUI

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Mo. - To Reduce Substance-Impaired Driving Fatalities the “Holiday DWI Crackdown” Campaign Will Target Substance-Impaired Drivers in Franklin County.

Beginning mid-December through New Year's Day, Deputies will be out in force as part of the annual nationwide "Holiday DWI Campaign" crackdown on substance-impaired driving

Ruediger’s Career High Lifts New Haven past Montgomery County 77-60

Montgomery County, Mo. - Kyle Ruediger exploded for a career high 35 points on 14-18 from the field and was named the Montgomery County Tournament MVP, leading New Haven to a 77-60 win over Montgomery County in Saturday’s Consolation game.

Jared Horstmann contributed a career high 18 points and was a perfect 8-8 from the field.