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NHSD has plans for classrooms — and sports teams — as mercury nears 100

Posted on August 21, 2014 at 9:38 am

Unlike last fall, when classes were dismissed early early seven times in the New Haven School District, teaching will not be interrupted because of high heat –even for students in classroom not yet fitted with air-conditioning units. As temperatures are projected to approach 100 by the end of this week, administrators at New Haven HIgh School and Middle School are preparing to move students around so all can continue classes

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NHHS Principal Josh Hoener points out work being done to install air-conditioning and heating units at the high school.

New Haven school directors hear plan for issuing digital devices to students

Posted on August 19, 2014 at 3:22 pm

High tech is about to hit the high school classrooms in a big way in New Haven. In the coming weeks,  students will be receiving their own Chromebook laptops devices. Next week, a meeting will be held by NHS administrators to explain to parents the introduction of the digital devices and the students’ responsbilities for using them — at home as well as at school. “It’s going to be a

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  • New Haven P&Z panel to hear proposal for B&Bs

    Posted on August 12, 2014 at 3:27 pm

    New Haven City Hall

    A plan to build a pair of Bed & Breakfast rental units on Vine Street will be outlined later this month to the New Haven Planning & Zoning Commission. A hearing and meeting on the proposal by Thomas D. Reay is set for 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28. The P&Z panel will make a recommendation — for or against — the proposal to the Board of Aldermen. The aldermen will

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  • Franklin County voters favor guns, farms, reject sales tax for transit

    Posted on August 12, 2014 at 3:23 pm

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    Franklin County voters last week rallied around what might be referred to as the “three Gs” — guns, grain and gigabytes — in last week’s balloting on proposed amendments to the Missouri Constitution. Winning approval from Franklin voters were: • Amendment 1 (11,898 to 8,587), which was touted as constitutional protection to engage in agriculture. This measure passed statewide by only a few thousand votes; a recount is likely to

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Sports

Games times change due to heat.

Posted on August 22, 2014 at 12:29 pm

Hermann Football game at Montgomery moved back to 7:30 pm due to extreme heat. New Haven Softball Classic will be earlier than planned. Start time is now 8:00 am for the 1st two games. New Haven vs Belle Steeleville vs Linn. 11:00am games changed to 9:30 am St James vs hermann Montgomery Co vs hancock

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  • Lady Shamrocks kick off softball season with Saturday’s Classic

    Posted on August 19, 2014 at 3:28 pm

    Practices for the NHHS softball, volleyball and cross-country teams begin Aug. 4.

    The New Haven Softball Classic is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 23, with eight teams guaranteed three games each. Games will be played at two ball diamonds, Lions Field and Bock Field. The host Shamrocks will play Belle in a first round game at 9 a.m. at Lions Field. At 9 a.m., at Bock Field, Steelville will meet Linn. In the 11 a.m. game at Lions Field, Hermann will take on

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  • New Haven High School teams prepare for start of another season

    Posted on August 12, 2014 at 3:32 pm

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    New Haven sports teams will adjust their pre-season training schedules this week with the start of classes and the opening of a new school year. All the practices will be held after 3 p.m. On Monday, Aug. 4, the softball, volleyball and cross country teams kicked off pre-season workouts with earlier practice times, with softball and cross country having to dodge showers for a couple of days. Numbers of athletes

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NHSD parents Thursday night can learn about students’ use of new digital devices

Posted on August 20, 2014 at 8:14 am

New Haven School District officials Thursday night will talk with parents about the students’ use of new laptop computers that will be issued to the students in coming days. Part of the discussion, set to begin 6:30 p.m.in the High School/Middle School cafeteria,likely will focus on the students’ responsibility in the care of the digital devices when they bring them home. Under NHSD’s 1-to-1 policy on digital devices, each High

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  • New Haven formally joins Franklin County’s drug task force

    Posted on August 19, 2014 at 3:18 pm

    Sgt. Jason Grellner of the Franklin County Narcotics Enforcement Unit.

    New Haven now is a formal member of the Franklin County Narcotics Enforcement Unit (NEU) — the local regional task force aimed at fighting drugs and violent crime. The Board of Aldermen last week adopted legislation that gained the city a formal status with the task force, making Gerald and Berger the only other municipalities in the county without membership in the agench. Franklin County Sheriff’s Deparment Sgt. Grason Grellner,

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  • New Haven moves ahead with levee upgrade

    Posted on August 12, 2014 at 3:13 pm

    A portion of the New Haven levee.

    New Haven is moving forward with its effort to win federal government certification of the levee protecting the historic Downtown. The Board of Aldermen Monday night approved legislation authorizing a contract with the engineering firm Klingner & Associates for work city officials hope will result in at least a limited  approval of the barrier. A full-blown effort to completely satisfy the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) would involve raising the

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Plans fall into place for New Haven Balloon Festival

Posted on August 12, 2014 at 3:04 pm

Plans are falling to place for the 2014 version of the New Haven Balloon Festival and Parade, set for Saturday, Sept. 27. Craig Montgomery, chairman of the New Haven Area Chamber of Commerce’s Balloon Festival Committee, said Thursday afternoon that most details of the event have been taken care of. However, there remains a need to find someone to head up the Little Mr. & Miss Contest and to coordinate

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  • New Haven Youth Fair Car Show results announced

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 9:21 am

    The Dwayne VonBehren Award of the New Haven Community Youth Fair Car Show this year went to Bill Meier of Pacific, left, for his 1966 G10 Sport Van. Presenting the award in memory of his uncle is Jim Willimann.

    It was another big turnout for the organizers of the New Haven Community Youth Fair Car Show. Walking away with this year’s Best of Show Award is a former winner — Wayne Houseman of Union, who showed his 1956 Chevy Bel-Air convertible. Winners of various classes are: • Antiques through 1949: 1st Place, Keith Burnett, 1931 Ford sedan; runner-up, Mike and Marie Poteet, 1947 Mercury coupe; runner-up, Stuart DeWalt, 1929

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  • Franklin United Way tunes up for Dueling Pianos

    Posted on July 15, 2014 at 1:00 pm

    A night of dueling pianos will be presented Saturday, July 26, by the Franklin County Area United Way. Set for the Immaculate Conception Parish Center, 111 N. Washington Ave., Union, the event is a fund raiser for the local United Way organization. The audience-participation event will be held form 7-11 p.m. with the music beginning at 8. Tickets are $20 per person in advance, $25 a person at the door

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