Blue And White Night Raises $22,500 For Hermann School District

HERMANN, Mo. - The 4th Annual Blue and White Night silent auction and gun raffles was once again a huge success, raising $22,500.  The money raised is used to purchase technology related items for the Hermann School District.

Committee member Miranda Anderson said, “Our goal each year is to meet the needs of the largest number of students.”

“The Blue and White Night committee would like to thank you for your continued support of Blue & White Night.  Whether you attended, donated or promoted the event by word of mouth, we are grateful!”, said Anderson. 

Youth Turkey Season Harvest Tops 4,000

Pictured on left is Tyler Gleeson with the 24 pound turkey he shot on Saturday and on the right; Brande Kubiak who waisted no time, shooting a jake a 6:45 a.m.  A short hunt for her and her uncle.

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. –Young hunters checked 4,332 turkeys during Missouri’s youth turkey hunting season April 12 and 13, topping the 4,000 mark for the second time in the youth season’s 14-year history.

Top counties in the youth season were Franklin with 107 birds checked, Cedar with 96, and Webster with 92. The Missouri Department of Conservation recorded one nonfatal hunting incident during the weekend hunt.

Daughters Of American Revolution Honor Local High School's "Good Citizen" Students

Pictured from yesterday’s Daughter's of The American Revolution Good Citizen's luncheon, held at the First Baptist Church in Union.  Front row: Olivia Haddox, St. Francis Borgia; Dayla Gruenloh, Owensville; Julia Click, St. Clair; Alexandria Witt, Sullivan; Debbie Hinz, Chapter Regent. (Back Row:) Yvonne Sprenger, District Director; Rachael Newton, Washington; Sara Fahrenholtz, Hermann; Logan Armstrong, Pacific; Madison Yarbrough, New Haven; Leah Lerbs, Good Citizen Chairperson. Photo by Gregg Jones Washington Missourian

--Each year at their April meeting and luncheon the Valley of the Meramac Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) honors the young men and women chosen by their faculty and staff at our local high schools as their Good Citizen representative for the year.

Mercy Clinic Adds OB/GYN in Hermann

Bruce Glover, DO, of Mercy Clinic Women’s Health joins Hermann office.

HERMANN, Mo. – Women in the Hermann region can now see a Mercy Clinic obstetrician and gynecologist close to home.

Bruce Glover, DO, is seeing patient at the Hermann office on the first and third Monday of each month. He is the only board-certified OB/GYN seeing patients in the area. The specialty office is located at Hermann Area District Hospital, 509 West 18th St. in Hermann. Dr. Glover, who is part of Mercy Clinic Women’s Health in Washington, will provide general women’s health services including well woman exams, routine gynecological and obstetrical care and some office procedures.

Benefit Dance For Jescie Powell - Stabbing Victim From Domestic Violence

Additional information below about the benefit.

Jescie, age 27, was airlifted after being stabbed many times by her husband and tw of Jescie's good friends/ coworkers and one 7 year-old-boy did not survive.

Jescie worked many years as a CNA and did not have medical insurance. She spent several days in the Trauma Intesive Care Unit before returning home to recover and heal.

She underwent several hours of open heart surgery to repair the damage and had to be placed on a ventilator to breathe.

6th Annual Hermann Area Special Olympics Set For April 16th

By: Missy Ash

HERMANN, Mo. - It is that time of the year again when Hermann hosts the 6th Annual Hermann Area Special Olympic Track Meet.

The event will be held on Wednesday, April 16th at the Hermann High School Track.  Opening ceremonies begin at 9:30 with the Parade of Athletes.

We have two award ceremonies this year.  The first award ceremony will take place at 11:00 for the morning events and the second will take place at 1:00 - for the afternoon events. 

We will again offer the Young Athlete Program for all athletes that are 3 years to 7 years of age. For athletes that are 8 years through adult - we will be offering regulation track events.

HADH Auxillary Fashion Huge Success - A Special Thank You

HERMANN, Mo. - Hermann Hill Village set the perfect mood for Spring, helping the Hermann Area District Hospital Auxiliary’s 12th Annual Fashion Show once again a huge success.  The table center pieces with daffodils, crocus, and hyacinth filled the air with spring fragrances.

Thank you to Terry & Peggy Hammer and the staff of Hermann Hill Village for making this a memorable event.

A thank you goes out to those that made party favors, volunteered at the fashion show at the ticket and raffle tables, and donors of auction items and the valets. 

Craig Winkelmann and Emily Thompson 2014 Hermann High School Prom King And Queen

HERMANN, Mo. - Saturday night Craig Winkelmann and Emily Thompson were crowned King and Queen at Hermann High School’s 2014 Junior-Senior Prom.

Craig in the son of Paul and Lynn Winkelmann and Emily is the daughter of Larry and Kelly Thompson.

The other senior candidates included Casey Neuner, daughter of Mark and Linda Neuner, Grant Ruediger, son of Michael and Julie Ruediger, Sara Fahrenholtz, daughter of Jeffrey and Chris Fahrenholtz, Ben Pottebaum, son of Michael and Kristine, Emilie Diebal, daughter of Kenny and Lisa Diebal, and Cullen Horstmann, son of Michael and Leslie Horstmann.

5K In Hermann for Breast Cancer Awareness


HERMANN, MO. - On May 10th, the Just Call Me Ray organization will host its inaugural 5K and wine tasting event. The Ray Day 5K will be located at the City Park in Hermann Missouri. All ages are welcome and corporate teams are encouraged. The 5K is a “Run, Walk, or Crawl” event. There will be a mile turnaround for those wanting a more leisurely pace. The race will begin at 8:00 am next to the campground at the park.

LaBoube Receives $1000 HADH Auxiliary Scholarship - Ends Volleyball Career Setting School Records

Pictured is Margret Gosen, President of Hermann Area District Hospital Auxiliary (left) and Kaitlyn LaBoube, Student at St. Louis College of Pharmacy (right).  Gosen presented Kaitlyn her final scholarship payment of a $1000 from the HADH Auxiliary.

HERMANN, Mo. - The Hermann Area District Hospital Auxiliary grants a four-year scholarship each year to a graduating Gasconade R-1 graduate going into a healthcare profession.  Kaitlyn LaBoube was award the four year scholarship in 2010.

“This past fall I received my white coat, marking my entrance into the professional program as a student pharmacist", said LaBoube.

BREAKING NEWS: Hermann Officers Shot At Before Subject Takes Own Life

HERMANN, Mo. - Last night at approximately 8:45 p.m. officers of the Hermann Police Department responded to a report of a Domestic Assault that had occurred just moments previous at 201 Schiller Street.

According to Hermann Police Chief Frank Tennant in a statement released earlier this morning, officers met the victim, a 51 year old female Hermann resident at a location in the immediate proximity where she had fled from her assailant.  The victim was transported to Hermann Hospital for treatment of her injuries.  The victim had identified her assailant as her 58 year old boyfriend who was at the residence at 201 Schiller Street.

Subsequent to receiving information from the victim, officers responded to  201 Schiller Street in an attempt to locate the subject.

As the officers approached the upstairs living area, the assailant fired a large caliber handgun at the first approaching officer through the partially open door striking the wall inches from the officer’s head.

Tornado Watch Issued For Franklin-Gasconade & Surrounding Counties

Below are Severe Weather Safty Tips and Information.

. - 8:40 p.m. - The second line of storms have begun pushing through Gasconade and western Franklin County.

The line of storms which produced a Tornado earlier this evening in Trenton, Mo, have weaken but are still capable of strong winds, heavy rainfall and lighting.