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New Haven’s Langenberg family makes big donation to NHES playground project

Posted on October 29, 2014 at 9:01 am

The Howard Langenberg family has made a donation of $15,000 towards the New Haven Elementary School playground project. The school, which serves over 260 students in grades K-6, has been working with the New Haven Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) to raise funds to replace aging playground equipment.  The total cost of the project is estimated at $80,000. Speaking on behalf of the family, Tracy Langenberg said, “We are pleased to support

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Police blotter: NHPD

Posted on October 29, 2014 at 9:07 am

The New Haven Police Department personnel soon could be equipped with body cameras. Chief John Sheible reported to the Board of Aldermen that personnel have been testing a new camera that is produced by the company that provides the cameras placed inside the department’s cars. If the department is satisfied with the capability of the body cameras, it likely would purchase three of them, each costing about $700. Body cameras

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  • New Haven’s Langenberg family makes big donation to NHES playground project

    Posted on October 29, 2014 at 9:01 am

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    The Howard Langenberg family has made a donation of $15,000 towards the New Haven Elementary School playground project. The school, which serves over 260 students in grades K-6, has been working with the New Haven Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) to raise funds to replace aging playground equipment.  The total cost of the project is estimated at $80,000. Speaking on behalf of the family, Tracy Langenberg said, “We are pleased to support

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  • Franklin County voters will decide only 2 local offices Nov. 4

    Posted on October 29, 2014 at 8:55 am

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    The Franklin County Democrat Party is turning to several retired educators in its effort to break the GOP hold on local state legislative offices. One of them is Tom Smith of Washington, running in the open 61st District against Republican Justin Alferman of Hermann, spent a day earlier this month going door-to-door in New Haven. He chatted with residents about issues awaiting action in the coming session of the Missouri

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New Haven Lady Shamrocks Battle for 3rd at State

Posted on October 31, 2014 at 3:18 pm

The New Haven Lady Shamrocks will battle for 3rd place in the State volleyball tournament. Game will be  at 9:30 Saturday morning. Good luck in the fight for third place!

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  • Freshman Grater wins varsity medal at FRC meet

    Posted on October 29, 2014 at 9:25 am

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    Abby Grater, a New Haven freshman, placed seventh in the girls’ varsity race at the Four Rivers Conference cross country meet last Tuesday at Owensville. She was the only varsity runners from New Haven to earn a top-10 finish, and was designated all-conference. Grater’s time in the 5,000 meter race was 22:23. 32. Other girls running for the Shamrocks were Emily Lewis (22nd), Lucy Roth (24th), and Hannah Kruse (28th).

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  • Shamrocks netters headed to State Tourney

    Posted on October 29, 2014 at 9:20 am

    Lady Shamrocks celebrate at mid-court after securing a trip to the State Tournament Saturday afternoon.

    New Haven’s volleyball team is on a mission, and that was never more evident last Saturday in the play of senior Kayla Borcherding. The 5-foot-7 senior outside hitter was a dynamo and provided spark in the Shamrocks’ 25-16, 25-14 state quarterfinal win over Green Ridge at New Haven. She put the hammer to some big kills to punch New Haven’s ticket to the Class 1 state tournament this weekend at

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New Haven Leader Editor Buck Collier

At The River’s Edge: Is disability our new ‘welfare?’

Posted on October 29, 2014 at 9:14 am

Not quite 20 years ago, I was Stoddard County’s representative to the Southeast Missouri Private Industry Council, an agency that would later evolve into the Workforce Investment Board. That agency was the result of President Bill Clinton’s successful partnership with the GOP-controlled Congress to reform what we commonly call the welfare program. The aim of the Private Industry Council, in brief, was to connect people receiving welfare payments with educational

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  • New Haven, Franklin R-2 school menus

    Posted on October 29, 2014 at 9:11 am

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    New Haven Elementary School Breakfast Thursday, October 30: Fold and go, peaches, oatmeal, variety yogurt, juice choice, milk Friday, October 31: NO SCHOOL Monday, November 3: Chocolate chip mini muffins, applesauce, oatmeal, variety yogurt, juice choice, milk Tuesday, November 4: Scrambled eggs, bread with margarine & jelly, pineapple with mandarin oranges, cereal choice, variety yogurt, juice choice, milk Wednesday, November 5: Cinnamon glazed French toasts, fresh apples, cereal choice, variety

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  • Jingle Jog 5K Run to benefit community track effort

    Posted on October 29, 2014 at 9:03 am

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    The first-ever Jingle Jog 5K Run/Walk will be held Dec. 6 to benefit the New Haven Community Track project. The event will be sponsored by the New Haven High School Chapter of the National Honor Society. That group is seeking sponsors for the event. Runners and walkers will start and finish at New Haven Elementary School and afterwards the participants will warm up in the school cafeteria with hot chocolate

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Lady Shamrocks celebrate at mid-court after securing a trip to the State Tournament Saturday afternoon.

Shamrocks netters headed to State Tourney

Posted on October 29, 2014 at 9:20 am

New Haven’s volleyball team is on a mission, and that was never more evident last Saturday in the play of senior Kayla Borcherding. The 5-foot-7 senior outside hitter was a dynamo and provided spark in the Shamrocks’ 25-16, 25-14 state quarterfinal win over Green Ridge at New Haven. She put the hammer to some big kills to punch New Haven’s ticket to the Class 1 state tournament this weekend at

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  • NH Preservation Society readies for first Trivia Night

    Posted on October 22, 2014 at 9:17 am

    The New Haven Preservation Society will host its first Trivia Night this Saturday evening, Oct. 25. The event will be held at the Old New Haven School, the home of the Preservation Society, at 810 Maupin Ave. Tables are available for $80 with a maximum of eight players per table. Reservations are strongly recommended  because space is limited. In addition to trivia, there will be a 50/50 raffle and a

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  • Price’s Raid: Franklin County’s place in Civil War history

    Posted on October 15, 2014 at 8:39 am

    A drawing of Confederate forces, possibly those under Gen. Sterling Price on their way to the Federal armory in St. Louis.

    An eerie silence lay over the “Landing” (New Haven) on the morning of October 3, 1864.  Shutters were drawn and the streets were empty.  Alarmed residents began hiding valuables and made plans to secure their homes and families. The ferry boat had left early to take a load of concerned residents north of the river.  The previous day a messenger on horseback spread the word through the town that a

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