Thomas Albert Carey October 29, 1925 - May 30, 2015

Thomas  Albert  Carey, 89, of Leslie, passed away Saturday, May 30th, 2015 at his residence, surrounded by his family.

Mr. Carey was born in Richwoods, Missouri on October 29, 1925, the son of the late Albert A. and Nellie (Daugherty) Carey.

He served his country during WWII  in the United States Army. He worked as a chemist in the lab at Hawthorn Finishing Co. in New Haven for many years. He also worked at Ardco in Wellsville, MO and Permaneer Manufacturing in Union. He  owned and operated Lyon Feed Store, and he  farmed.

He was the husband of Irma Lydia (Blaue) Carey. They were married May 2nd, 1953 at the Evangelical Church Parsonage in Marthasville, Missouri.

Tom enjoyed farming and woodworking, spending time with his grandchildren and he was a great storyteller.

Laura Miller’s 5th Novel - When Cicadas Cry - Set For Early Release In July

--When Cicadas Cry, a small-town, second-chance romance by local author Laura Miller, is set to release this July.

When Cicadas Cry is Miller’s fifth novel and is a story about a rural Missouri boy who meets and falls in love with the new girl in town.

“This is my first book where I have woven two perspectives into one story,” Miller said. “So, you’ll get to hear both the guy’s and the girl’s thoughts throughout the book.”

New Haven Girls Track Team Takes 4th Place At State Track Meet

Pictured: New Haven Girls Track Team 4th Place Finish in Missouri Class 1 State Track.

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - For a high school without an actual track, instead they practice on one made out of gravel, this has not stopped New Haven’s Track Team from becoming the most successful sport in Shamrock history, particularly in terms of State Champions.

At this past weekends Missouri Class 1 State Track Meet (May 22-23) the New Haven Girls Track Team added to the collection of State Trophies by walking away with a 4th Place State finish.

Trinity Lutheran Church To Celebrate Trinity Sunday With Special Guest From Dominican Republic

By Rev. Jacob Ehrhard

NEW HAVEN, Mo. - Trinity Lutheran Church in New Haven will be celebrating Trinity Sunday on Sunday May 31. Worship service is at 10 a.m., preceded by education hour at 9 a.m.

Our special guest preacher will be Rev. David Preus, missionary to the Dominican Republic. We welcome guests to join us for worship, study, and fellowship.

New Haven Boys 4x800 Relay Team Takes 3rd At State

Pictured: Senior Dominick Pataky has to be carried off the track after collapsing, making it a dramatic finish in the 4x800 relay. (Photo by Kyle Quick)

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - New Haven’s 4x800 relay team’s (Nathan Ford, Jonathon Stone, Keven McDowell, and Dominick Pataky) third place finish ended in dramatic fashion.

Pataky, lone senior on the 4x800 meter relay team and their anchor ran his last race as a Shamrock, pushing his body to the extreme limits, causing his legs to give way as fell across the finish line.

Ruediger Recipient Of Scheer Memorial And Langenberg Family Scholarships

New Haven High School Counselor Doug Peirick presents Kyle Ruediger, recipient of both the Scheer Memorial And Langenberg Family Scholarships.

NEW HAVEN, Mo. - New Haven High School senior Kyle Ruediger is this year's recipient of New Haven High School’s oldest privately endowed scholarship:  the Scheer Memorial Scholarship as well as the 8th annual Langenberg Family Scholarship.  Ruediger becomes the first ever to receive both scholarships.

Kyle, the son of Rick and Pam Ruediger, received the scholarship worth $5,000 at the school's 109th annual commencement exercise last Friday night. The Scholarship is payable during a four year period.  This is the 25th year for the scholarship honoring the memory of the late Clara and Milford F. Scheer and is funded by the Milford F. Scheer Charitable Trust.

Vedder Awarded William N. Kelley Family Scholarship

New Haven High School Counselor Doug Peirick presents Mackenzy Vedder the William N. Kelly Scholarship.

NEW HAVEN, Mo. - Mackenzy Vedder, has been honored as New Haven High School’s eleventh recipient of the William N. Kelley Family Scholarship from the Class of 2015.

The “William N. Kelley Family Scholarship for Science & Engineering Scholarship” was established by the William N. Kelley family, Mary, Bill, Bill, Jr., and Tim, to show their appreciation for the educational opportunities offered by the New Haven School District and to encourage the future of science and engineering in America.

Shamrocks Track Teams Rock’n State Meet

Emma Engelbrecht hands off to Nichole Zeitzmann in the 4x200. (Photo by Kate Weiser)

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - New Haven started off Saturday’s Class 1 Track and Field State Finals with the boys 4x800 meter relay team (Nathan Ford, Jonathon Stone, Kevin McDowell, and Dominick Pataky) finishing in dramatic fashion to capture 3rd place, running a season best of 1:49.78.

New Haven Girls 4x100 Breaks School Record - All Three Relay Teams Run In Finals

Stephanie Russo and Hanna Fitts make the first exchange in the 4x100 meter relay.

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo - Considering most all races on Friday of the Sate Track meet  are mostly prelims with the goal to finish in the top eight, New Haven’s Girls Track Team had a few exciting moments.

In the 4x800 meter relay finals, New Haven finished 6th and Beth Schenck won her first individual state medial by taking 8th in the high jump.