New Haven Care Center Wins Spirit Award At The Golden Age Games

Pictured on the residents and staff members from the New Haven Care Center who attended this year's Gold Age Games. (Photo courtesy of Emily Burkett)

NEW HAVEN, Mo. - Last Tuesday residents and nurses from the New Haven Care Center competed in the Annual Golden Age Games at Queeny Park.

To kickoff the Gold Age Games, each year all the nursing homes perform a skit that is related to the theme of this year’s games, which was ALOHA.  The nursing home with the best performance is then awarded the Spirit Award.

Gloria J. Nixon (October 24, 1934 - September 12, 2014)

Gloria J. Nixon, 79, of New Haven, Missouri, passed away on Friday, September 12, 2014 at New Haven Care Center.

Mrs. Nixon was born in Edgemont, Illinois on October 24, 1934, the daughter of the late George and Alberta "Helen" (Rieff) Williams.

She was the widow of William "Bill" Nixon. They were married December 4, 1954 at East St. Louis, Illinois. Bill preceded her in death on April 17, 1998.

Gloria is survived by two daughters, Diane Callant of St. Louis and Dedra Lensing & husband Mark of New Haven, a sister Joan Sackmann of Belleville, Illinois and by four grandchildren, Amber Lauren Palazzolo & husband John, Cole William Lensing, Hunter Ian Lensing and Brayden Zane Lensing.

Throwback Thursday - At Ground Zero Six Months After 9-11 Attacks

Pictured are two New York Fire Fighters and myself that was taken from Ground Zero only six months after the terrorist attacks.

By Kyle Quick

I am sure most of you can recall exactly what you were doing at the exact time you first heard about the terrorist attacks that occurred 13 years ago.

I was a senior in high school and was in study hall on that Tuesday September, 11 when my aunt Renee Laune, high school Librarian, turned on the TV.

It never once crossed my mind that my classmates and I would be standing at “Ground Zero” just six months later while on our Senior Trip.

Elizabeth "Beth" L. Atwood (February 17, 1965 - September 9, 2014)

Elizabeth "Beth" L. Atwood, 49, of Hermann, Missouri, passed away on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at Berger, Missouri.

Mrs. Atwood was born in St. Louis, Missouri on February 17, 1965, the daughter of the late Larry E. and Mary M. (Moss) Dever.

She was the wife of Walter Atwood. They were married June 28, 2008 at St. Clair, Missouri. Walter survives in Hermann.

One person Killed In Highway 100 Accident

BERGER, Mo. - Tuesday evening at 4:56 p.m. New Haven/Berger fire crews and Hermann EMS Paramedics responded for a vehicle rollover involving one car on Highway 100, just east of Highway B near Berger, leaving Highway 100 shut down for just over three hours.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP), one person was killed and a second was transported by Hermann EMS to Mercy Hospital with serious injuries.

UDPATED: Highway 100 Near Berger Reopened After Vehicle Accident Left Highway Shutdown For 3 Hours

(UPDATED: 7:14 p.m.) BERGER, Mo. - Highway 100 has now been reopened after being shutdown for 3 hours following a vehicle crash near the intersection of Highway B at Berger.

Fire crews from New Haven and Hermann along with Hermann EMS responded for the motor vehicle accident earlier this evening at 4:56 p.m.

Lady Rocks Off To A Hot 4-0 Start

Sweet taste of victory.
UPATED: Mon. Sept 8.

NEW HAVEN, Mo. - New Haven’s Varsity and JV volleyball teams are off to a perfect 4-0 start following Thursday night’s win over Montgomery County.

After defeating Montgomery County in two sets (25-11, 25-14) Varsity Head Coach Jaime Hoener said, “I am happy with the teams overall performance, especially the last three games.”

National Child Passenger Safety Week - Facts About Safety Seats

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - The Missouri State Highway Patrol joins the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the Ad Council, and other safety advocates to commemorate National Child Passenger Safety Week (September 14-20, 2014).

The primary goal of this program is to remind all parents and other adults responsible for children traveling in motor vehicles of the importance of child safety seats and seat belts. Every year, children suffer needless injuries in traffic crashes. Preliminary statistics indicate that in 2013, 12 children under the age of eight were killed in traffic crashes, and another 1,720 were injured.

Troopers issued citations to 2,311 drivers who failed to secure children less than eight years old in a child restraint/booster seat in 2013.

Missouri Is Among Top States For Farmers Markets According To USDA

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.—According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Missouri is among the top 10 states in the number of farmers markets with 245 listed in the National Farmers Market Directory.

Since 2008, farmers market establishments in Missouri has grown by 74 percent.

"Part of the Department of Agriculture’s mission is to provide value-added opportunities for Missouri’s producers to connect with their customers,” Director Richard Fordyce said. “Farmers markets are one way we can build that relationship between those who grow the food and those who eat it.”

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Mildred Bertha Brune (June 17, 1926 - September 3, 2014)

Mildred Bertha Brune, 88, of New Haven, Missouri, passed away on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at New Haven Care Center.

Mrs. Brune was born in Leslie, Missouri on June 17, 1926, the daughter of the late Hugo and Martha (Schroeder) Hoemann.

She was the widow of Earl H. Brune. They were married January 3, 1948 at Ebenezer Lutheran Church, Port Hudson, MO. Earl preceded her in death on July 15, 2001.

Mildred was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, New Haven, Missouri. She was a homemaker and loved cooking for her family.