Franklin County Master Gardener Judy Marrow Speaks At New Haven Garden Club Meeting

Photo and article by Rosalie Laune.

NEW HAVEN, Mo. - At the New Haven Garden Club’s meeting  Tuesday, February 10, Judy Morrow,(Pictured above) Franklin County Master Gardener, addressed  the New Haven Garden Club and other members of the community on growing bedding plants. 

New Haven 4th Grade Girls Take Second In New Haven Tournament

Photo courtesy of Tracy Langenberg.

NEW HAVEN, Mo. - Last Sunday, Feb. 15, New Haven’s Girls Basketball Team took second place in their own tournament, hosted at the Elementary School.

The Lady Shamrocks got off to solid start by defeating St. Clair 18-6 and then were able to slip past Holy Family 12-8, advancing into the Championship game.

Melissa Dawn Victoria Moffatt McCarty April 5, 1983 - February 19, 2015

Melissa Moffatt McCarty, 31-years-old of Beaufort, Mo passed away Thursday.

Funeral Service Tuesday at 11 a.m. the Oltmann Funeral Home in Union; burial to follow in the Mt Hope Cemetery in Lonedell, MO. Visitation for 31 year old Melissa Moffatt McCarty will be held Monday from 3-8 p.m. at the Oltmann Funeral Home in Union, MO.

Bulldogs Pull Off Big Road Win In Overtime Knocking Off Maryville

Photo courtesy of Rhonda Helling
Truman (Mo.) State University 78 (15-9, 9-7 GLVC)
Maryville (Mo.) University 72 (13-12; 7-9 GLVC)
Box Score

By Kevin White

ST. LOUIS, Mo. - Courtney Strait notched her second straight double-double, Michalina Tomczak scored seven of her game-high 17 points in overtime and the Truman Women's Basketball team picked up a huge road win in overtime over Maryville (Mo.) University 78-72 on Thursday night.

The Bulldogs led by eight at 66-58 with 3:37 to play but the Saints fought back to score eight straight points to knot the score with 35 seconds left in regulation.

6th Grade Boys Win Two Championships In One Weekend

Pictured after winning the Chamois Tournament from left to right: Front Row: David Miller, Jacob Engelbrecht, Andrew Lamke, Clark Kent, John Liggett, and Jacob Alvarez.  Back Row: Coach Hansi Bloch, Logan Senecal, Matthew Otten and August Panhorst. (Photos courtesy of Tori Panhorst.)

--New Haven’s 6th Grade Boys dominated their competition by winning both the Chamois and St. George tournaments, making for a busy but exciting weekend.

5th Grade Girls Clean House In Hermann Tournament

Back row left to right; Brooke Vedder, Peyton Sumpter, Miranda Yarbrough, Emma Rohlfing. Front row left to right; Lucy Hoener, Brenna Langenberg and MacKenzie Wilson. (Photo courtesy of Tracy Langenberg)

HERMANN, Mo. - New Haven’s 5th Grade Girls Basketball Team racked up another first place finish this past weekend by winning the Hermann Tournament.

New Haven, seeded first in Saturday’s seven team tournament was given a first round bye before defeating Montgomery County 33-6 and advancing into the championship game.

Estranged Husband Runs Over Female And Threatens To Have Shoot Out With Deputies

PACIFIC, Mo. - On Sunday Franklin County Deputies responded to the 3800 block of Ronnie Lane, south of Pacific for a report of an assault.

According to Sheriff Gary Toelke, a 35-year-old female told deputies that her estranged husband had hit and then ran over her with his car in a parking lot just off Tiny Ridge Way Road.

Deputies then learned the male suspect had fled the scene and made comments that he would "shoot it out" with Deputies.

Deputies ultimately located and contained the male suspect at his residence in the 900 block of Meadow Lane in Catawissa.

Shamrocks Hold Off Sullivan 56-53 To Pick Up Second Conference Win

Justin Shockley hits pull up jumper over top Sullivan defender.

NEW HAVEN, Mo.  - Friday night New Haven knocked off Sullivan 56-53 after nearly giving up a 17 point fourth quarter lead.  This was New Haven’s second straight conference win after defeating Owensville on Tuesday 45-40.

The story of the night and was exactly what New Haven has been looking for all season came from sophomore guard Justin Shockley’s team high 18 points.  Shockley’s outside shooting with three point range may be the “X” factor the Shamrocks have been looking for and forcing opponents to divert some of their attention away from Kyle Ruediger.

New Haven JV Girls Take First Place In Pacific Tournament

Pictured with JV Head Coach Tim Scheer and Varsity Coach Doug Peirick from left to right in the front row: Sarah McKernan, Brooke Reed, Alison Long, and Emma Eichelberger.  Back Row: Emma Engelbrecht, Kendall Frick, Emily Scheer, Kate Ruediger, Mackenzie Bauer, Brooklyn Covington, Elizabeth Hughes, Lydia Pataky, and Lauren Gerlemann. (Photo courtesy of Pam Ruediger)

PACIFIC, Mo. - Saturday afternoon the Junior Varsity Lady Shamrocks won their 18th straight by knocking off undefeated Park Hills 48-36 to win the Pacific JV Tournament.

New Haven began the tournament by defeating Pacific on Wednesday, advancing into this mornings semifinals against Sullivan.

March 1 Marks Opener Of Catch-And-Keep Season At Missouri Trout Parks

MDC expects more than 10,000 anglers and will stock more than 33,000 trout on opening day.(Photo courtesy of MDC)

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Sunday, March 1, marks the opening of catch-and-keep trout fishing at the Show-Me State’s four trout parks: Bennett Spring State Park near Lebanon, Montauk State Park near Licking, Roaring River State Park near Cassville, and Maramec Spring Park near St. James. Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) permit records show that weekend trout park openers can draw crowds of more than 10,000 anglers.

Citizens Bank School Spirit Debit Card Program Generates $662 Donation To Franklin County R-2

Pictured: R-2 Trend Officers receiving donation from Citizens Bank.  Officers from left to right: Chloe Tyree, Julia McIntyre, Lexi Oetterer, Ethan Groner, and Lauren Hoerstkamp.  Not pictured is R-2 Trend Sponsor, Lisa McClone. (Photo courtesy of Citizens Bank)

NEW HAVEN, Mo. - David Engelbrecht and Kim Kohlbusch of Citizens Bank recently presented a check in the amount of $662.50 to the Trend Officers of the R-2 School District as a result of the School Spirit Debit Card Program.

Dylan Michael Wayne Lesniak October 3, 1994 - February 8, 2015

Dylan Michael Wayne Lesniak, age 20, of New Haven, passed away on Sunday, February 8, 2015 in Seattle, Washington.

He was born on October 3, 1994 in St. Louis.  His family and friends will always remember his generosity, love, and gentle spirit.  With a zest for learning, he read constantly and enjoyed sharing his knowledge with those around him.

Music was an important part of life for Dylan as well; whether it was hearing a new song, sharing a well-loved one, or strumming on a guitar, it was a constant presence.

BREAKING NEWS: Washington PD Offering $1,000 Reward After Armed Robbery Of Fischer’s BP

WASHINGTON, MO. - Washington Police Chief Ken Hahn just announced that The City of Washington is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of person(s) responsible for the armed robberies in the past week.

This announcement comes after an armed robbery of the Fischer’s BP Gas Station that took place on Monday February 9, at about 9 p.m.

The Fischer’s BP Gas Station on West 5th Street at Elm Street was robbed by a white male subject wearing a black hoodie sweatshirt, blue jeans and a black ski mask. 

More Likely To Die By Legal Execution Than Winning The Powerball

By Kyle Quick

Tonight’s estimated $425 million dollar Powerball is the third largest jackpot ever and your odds of winning are a staggering 1 in 175 million, according to the Multi-State Lottery Association.

The odds don't really get a whole lot better for the lower prizes. You have a 1 in 5,153,632 chance to win $1 million and a 1 in 648,975 chance of winning $10,000.

The best odd are for the $4 prize: 1 in 110.81 of you get one ball and the Powerball correct, 1 in 55.41 for just getting the Powerball correct.