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New Haven Students Jam Out At Sheltered Reality Performance

Steve Schlosser (right) jokes with Dennis Carery (left) about his outstanding chorography skills.  This was the third time Sheltered Reality had visited New Haven.

Video below, must watch!

New Haven, Mo. – There are thousands of motivational speakers who try and develop a program that will ideally help motivate students in different aspects of life.  The vast majority of these people fail because keeping a 10-year-old’s attention longer than 30 seconds is a challenge.

New Haven Middle School students jammed out to a rock’n assembly Friday afternoon called Sheltered Reality where their overall theme is based on the word ‘success’.

New Haven Police Cracking Down on Drunk Drivers

Zero Tolerance means Zero Chances

New Haven, Mo. - With prom and graduation season here, Missouri Law Enforcement want to make sure Missouri youth are celebrating safe and sober.  The New Haven Police Department will join other Missouri law enforcement agencies to crack down on drunk driving May 2-13, 2013.

Between 2010 and 2012, 77 people were killed and 363 seriously injured in Missouri roadway crashes involving an impaired driver under the age of 21.

Senior Trip Tracker 2013 – Day 3 Monticello off to Washington D.C. Going To Be A Blast

Taylor, Megan, and Lauren's nightly recap.

Photo collages and update by Taylor Goad.

The day began by visiting Thomas Jefferson Monticello and then onward to Washington D.C., which Taylor reports a noticeable increase in security particularly around the White House.  This is all the result of this past weeks tragic events that took place in Boston, Ma.

Where Has Baseball Gone - Shamrock Baseball Update

The speedy Ross Seitter busts out from the batters box against Owensville, leading off the game with a base hit and a 2-3 night at the plate.
By Kyle Quick

Where has the baseball season disappeared too; dark black clouds and blankets of rains have nearly washed away New Haven's season, causing numerous games cancelled and several that will not be rescheduled.

New Haven picked up two big conference wins last week, snapping a two game skid with an 8-5 win at St. Clair and holding off St. James to win their second straight 3-2.  Overall New Haven sits at 6-7 on the year and 3-2 in conference.

New Haven Lumber Makes Donations To Local Community Orginizations

Pictured: Chelsea Baumstark (right) presents (left) Luke Otten and Ruth Rethemeyer a $500 check on behalf of New Haven Lumber to Camp Trinity.

Over the past eight years New Haven Lumber has donated over $16,000 to various local organizations that support the New Haven community in numerous ways.

Thursday afternoon on the behalf of New Haven Lumber Store, Manager Ernie Swoboda and Chelsea Baumstark presented a check for $1000 to the New Haven Ministerial Alliance, which will go towards the New Haven Food Pantry.

New Haven School District Awarded Distinction In Performance For 7th Straight Year

Pictured left to right: Mike Wutke (DESE Supervisor), Abby Warden (NHES teacher), Kim Scheer (NHES Teacher), Jared Pruessner (NHHS Teacher), Roger Kurtz (MASA Executive Director)
Photo courtesy of New Haven School District.

Fifty-four school districts in south-central Missouri who met the criteria established by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education for Distinction in Performance were recently honored by South Central Regional Professional Development Center.  Districts who met the criteria received a certificate of recognition provided by the Missouri Association of School Administrators.

Parsons And Lovelace Named All-District - Lead New Haven to Scholar Bowl District Championship

Pictured left to right: Graden Lovelace and Wyatt Parsons.
Photo courtesy of Jared Pruessner.

New Haven’s Scholar Bowl Team cleaned house, out scoring opponents 1960 – 620, propelling the Shamrocks for their second District Championship in three years.

Wyatt Parsons and Graden Lovelace were New Haven’s top scores and two of the top three individuals overall, earning All-District Honors.

Parsons ended the day ranked number one by averaging 155 points per game and Loveless third overall with 105 points per game.

The Shamrocks began the day by breaking 500 points for the first time, rolling over New Bloomfield 590-60.

Local Volunteer Firefighter Trains With Franklin County Homeland Security Response Team

Above shows responders manipulating pipes and fittings using their hands or non-sparking tools to simulate containing a leak from loose piping

Photos courtesy of Brian Strubberg.

Franklin County, Mo. - Franklin County’s Homeland Security Response Team (HRST) is the team is made up of specially trained first responders from around the county. The team is fully equipped to handle any type of biological and/or Hazards Material (HazMat) incidents that may occur in the county.

New Haven- Berger Fire was one of the initial participating agencies when the HSRT was formed and continues to play an active role today.

Senior Trip Tracker 2013 - Taylor Goad Reporting Day 1 Roundup

By Taylor Goad

Taylor, Lauren, and Megan give a quick roundup on day one of senior trip.

Taylor’s Tidbit for today: “Do not try to use the bathroom on the bus.”

The Senior Trip Tracker is back once again as QuickNewsNow’s Student Intern Taylor Goad will be taking us along their week long journey from Washington D.C. to New York City and everywhere in between.

Two are lucky to survive crash uninjured - Driver Charged With DWI

Berger, Mo.
– While no one was injuried in Saturday's crash 35-year-old Ami Turner of Desoto, Mo was arrested and charged with a DWI.

Saturday evening shortly before 6 p.m. New Haven/Berger Fire Department responded for a second vehicle rollover in as many days.

The accident occurred just west of the Franklin/Gasconade County line on Highway 100 in the area of Berger Road.

The driver of a white Mazda truck easily could have been the cause of a catastrophic crash, fortunately both the driver and passenger walked away uninjured, most importantly there was no oncoming vehicle when she crossed the center line.

Inattentive Driving Leaves Two Injured - Rolling PT Cruiser

UPDATED: Sat 9 a.m.
New Haven, Mo.
– New Haven/Berger Fire and New Haven EMS responded early Friday evening around 5:20 p.m. for a vehicle rollover on Highway E and Good Hope Road, approximately six miles south of New Haven.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says that inattentiveness lead to Friday evening’s accident, sending two people transported to Mercy Hospital by EMS

According to the MSHP 20-year-old Jeffrey Dieckhaus was driving the 2009 Chrysler PT Cruiser when losing control while inattentive, sustaining minor injuries.

In the vehicle with Dickhause was 16-year-old Michael Weigel who also sustained only minor injuries.  Both individuals are from New Haven, Mo. and both were wearing their seatbelts.