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New Haven Garden Club Visits Private & Public Gardens In Ste. Genevieve

Photo of New Haven Garden Club Members during visit to Ste. Genevieve Garden Walk 2015. (Photo courtesy of Mary Ann Benz)

By Rosalie Laune

NEW HAVEN, Mo. - On May 16, members of the New Haven Garden Club attended the Ste. Genevieve Garden Walk 2015.  The event featured tours of private and public gardens, a plant sale, farmer’s  market and wagon rides.

Five Shamrock Senior-Athletes Receive Four Rivers Conference Scholar Athlete Award - Most In School History

NEW HAVEN, Mo. - This year New Haven High School’s senior student-athletes set a new standard for “A Tradition of Excellence”. Five student-athletes achieved this recognition this year, which is the most New Haven High School have ever had in one year.

Student-athletes must meet all of the following criteria to achieve the Conference Scholar Athletes Award
1. Be a senior
2. Have been selected 1st Team All-Conference in any sport at anytime throughout their high school career.
3. Must have lettered in that sport their senior year.
4. Earned a 3.25 cumulative grade point average.
5. Scored a 23 or higher on the ACT or a 1060 on the SAT

This year’s senior-athletes Four Rivers Conference Scholar Athletes are:

National Peace Officer Memorial Day - Honoring Those Who Gave The Ultimate Sacrifice

Even though New Haven Police Chief John Sheible (pictured on left) was off duty he still stopped to help at a vehicle accident. (photo by Kyle Quick)

By Kyle Quick

Today, May 15 is a day we remember officers killed in the line of duty on National Peace Officer Memorial Day.  Flags are lowered to half-staff across the Untied States as a symbol, expressing their sympathy and appreciation to all police officers who place their life on the line everyday, especially those who gave the ultimate sacrifice.

New Haven American Legion Auxiliary Announces 2015 Essay Contest Winners

Pictured are the Class 3 winners:  First place - Julia McIntyre, Franklin County R-2, Second place - Lexi Oetterer, Franklin County R-2, and, Third place - Lauren Hoerstkamp.

Julia McIntyre also was the American Legion Auxiliary 9th District winner in Class III; her essay will be in the Department-level  competition. (Photos courtesy of Judith Weston)

NEW HAVEN, Mo. - The American Legion Auxiliary Post 366 in New Haven recently announced winners of the 2014-2015 Americanism essay contest. Below are winners of Class 1 and 2.

New Haven Garden Club Visits Groner’s Hydroponic Gardens

Article and Photos By: Rosalie Laune

NEW HAVEN, Mo. - In late April members of the New Haven Garden Club visited Heidi Groner’s hydroponic gardens located south of New Haven. 

The picture above was taken in the greenhouse where Heidi raises tomatoes and in a second greenhouse she raises several varieties of lettuce.

Heidi’s produce can be found in local grocery  stores and at Schnucks Market in Washington. 

Kruse Finalist For 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program

NEW HAVEN, Mo. - New Haven High School Josh Hoener announced on Friday that Hannah Kruse has been named a Finalist in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program.

A Certificate of Merit will be presented to Hannah for this outstanding accomplishment.

A total of 15,000 students across the nation are being recognized as finalists for their exceptional academic promise.  Now the process of some 8,000 Merit Scholarship winners will begin.  Winners of the National Merit Scholarships will be announced in late May.

Do You Believe Showing This Weekend At The Walt Theater

NEW HAVEN, Mo. - Showing at the Walt Theater this weekend will be Do You Believe? (Rated PG-13 - 2hrs) staring  Mira Sorvino, Sean Astin, and Alexa PenaVega.  (Showtimes, dates, and Official Trailer below)

Brief Synopse:

When a pastor is shaken by the visible faith of a street-corner preacher, he is reminded that true belief always requires action. His response ignites a journey that impacts everyone it touches in ways that only God could orchestrate.

Dates and showtimes:

Goodbye, Child Care Costs ... Hello, College Savings Opportunities

By Jim Stiles, Edward Jones Financial Advisor in New Haven, Mo.
573-237-4834

If you’re a working parent, you know firsthand about the difficulties of finding quality, affordable care for your children. But eventually, your kids head off to school, and those child care bills go away, or at least diminish greatly. When that happens, you could start putting away money for another one of your children’s milestones: college.

Just how expensive is child care? Costs vary greatly among the 50 states, but the national average for a 4-year-old at a child care center is approximately $7,880 per year, according to Child Care Aware of America, a child care resource and referral agency sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. What could you do with this money once your child enters kindergarten?

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