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Huge Turnout For Annual New Haven Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt

Pictured with the Easter Bunny are winners of the 4-5 year-olds, April Everett, Henry Nothum, and Autumn Steffens. (Photos by Lori Quick.)

NEW HAVEN, Mo. - You could have not ask for better weather last Saturday (April 4th) for the New Haven Lions Club Annual Easter Egg Hunt.  Unlike most annual events that tend to change over the years, the easter egg hunt held every year in the New Haven City park is a rare exception.

Girl Scouts Break Record For Donated Cookies

Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri donate 54,000 packages of cookies to USO of Missouri. (Photo courtesy of Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri.)

--At the beginning of each troop meeting, Girl Scouts recite the Girl Scout Promise, pledging to serve their country and help people at all times.

Girl Scouts in eastern Missouri have made good on that pledge, combining their hard work during Cookie Season with the generosity of their customers to donate more than 54,000 packages of Girl Scout Cookies to the USO of Missouri. This surpasses the number of cookies donated in previous years.

MDC Uses Computer And Satellite Technology For Deer Study

Biologists are tracking movements by deer trapped and outfitted with GPS collars. The five-year study will help guide white-tailed deer management in Missouri. (Photos by Billy Dooling, Missouri Department of Conservation)

King City, Mo. – Biologists for the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) are learning more about white-tailed deer survival, reproduction and movement as a five-year study progresses. The new study utilizes computer, telemetry and satellite technology to track deer in partnership with researchers at the University of Missouri at Columbia (UMC).

Charles August Strubberg January 11, 1931 - April 6, 2015

Charles  August  Strubberg, 84, of New Haven, passed away on Monday, April 6, 2015 at Cedarcrest Manor, Washington, Missouri.

Mr. Strubberg was born in Washington, Missouri on January 11, 1931, the son of the late August Strubberg and Beulah (Sanders) Becker.

He was the widower of Rita (Hartke) Strubberg.  They were married July 7, 1981 at Union, Missouri.

Charles proudly served in the U.S. Army.   He was a member of Assumption Church, New Haven, Missouri and of the Hummingbird Club.  He was an avid fisherman and he loved his dogs, Princess who passed away and his new dog Copper.

Theresa A. McKernan-West August 8, 1939 - March 28, 2015

Theresa A. McKernan, 75, of New Haven, passed away on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at Grandview Healthcare Center, Washington.

Mrs. McKernan was born in Hallsville, Missouri on August 8, 1939, the daughter of the late Elbert and Opal (Maher) West.

She was the wife of Charles William McKernan.  They were married November 19, 1991 at Berger, Missouri.  Charles survives at their home.

20-Year-Old Hermann Girl Killed In Vehicle Crash

HERMANN, Mo. - Thursday evening at 5:20 p.m. 20-year-old Kelsey Barber was fatally injured in a single car accident on Highway 100 near Frene Creek Road, west of Hermann.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP) Barber was traveling westbound on Highway 100 when she failed to negotiate a curve, causing her to travel off the right side of the roadway. 

Kelsey Lynn Barber June 1, 1994 - April 2, 2015

Miss Kelsey Lynn Barber, 20, of Hermann, passed away Thursday, April 2nd, 2015 due to an automobile accident.

Miss Barber was born in Washington, Missouri, on June 1, 1994 the daughter of  Anthony R. Barber and Tina M. (Brandt) Branson.

She enjoyed being outdoors which included hunting, fishing, mudding, target shooting, swimming and being on the river and treasured spending time with her family especially her son Colten.

Gordon Gerber February 14, 1921 - April 2, 2015

Gordon  Gerber, 94, of Hermann, passed away on Thursday, April 2, 2015 at Mercy Hospital, Washington, Missouri.

Mr. Gerber was born in Cherryvale, Kansas on February 14, 1921, the son of the late Gustave and Mercy (Blake) Gerber.

Gordon was married to Virginia (Jackisch) Gerber on November 1, 1945 at Brentwood, Missouri.  Virginia passed away on April 30, 2001.  Gordon then later married Betty (Hagedorn) Gosen-Gerber.  He and Betty were married on July 27, 2002.  Betty survives at the home.

Gordon proudly served in the U.S. Marines from 1941 to 1945 during WWII.  He was awarded a Purple Heart Medal for wounds received in Saipan, Marianas Islands and held rank as a Sergeant when discharged.