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Call goes out for New Haven Fair Queen candidates, sponsors

Posted on April 15, 2014 at 1:52 pm

It’s that time of year again: Work is in full swing on selecting this year’s New Haven Community Youth Fair Queen. Kathryn Spore of the Queen Contest Committee said plans are under way for this year’s contest, set for Friday, July 11. This year’s Fair is set for July 11 and 12. This means its also time for committee members to ask for support from area merchants for the girls

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New Haven’s pre-school program faces uncertain future

Posted on April 15, 2014 at 2:00 pm

The fate of a pre-school program in New Haven has yet to be determined, but if it survives funding cuts it could look much differently. The Missouri Pre-school Program (MPP) as provided in recent years has fallen from favor with some decision makers within the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. State funding to the New Haven School District for the program, which costs about $50,000, has been shrinking.

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  • Franklin County turnout reflects lack of reasons to cast ballots

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 1:56 pm

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    With no city government positions to decide and no ballots to cast for their local school board, New Haven voters had to focus their attention on two tax issues in last Tuesday’s balloting. A 1.5-cent use tax proposed by the Frankln County Commission was soundly rejected in an extremely light turnout. At the same time, voters throughout Franklin County gave just enough support to the proposed 10-cent property tax increase

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  • NHSD principals, faculty to decide on late-start, early-out for training

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 1:49 pm

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    Next school year will feature a new twist for New Haven School District students, staff and — perhaps most important — parents. A proposal to put in place a weekly late start or early dismissal of classes to allow for teacher training was approved last Wednesday night by the district’s Board of Directors. The weekly 45-minute professional development period will be used to keep faculty members current on such things

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Sports

Rain, colder weather force scratch of baseball game, track meet

Posted on April 14, 2014 at 9:52 am

New Haven High School’s baseball game today against Hermann has been scratched because of a wet field. That means the Tailgate Party to be hosted by Bank of Franklin County has been pushed back to tomorrow’s game (Tuesday) at Legion Field against South Callaway, weather permitting. Also, today’s projected colder weather has prompted school officials to cancel the 7th- and 8th-Grade track-and-field meet at Pacific. No word yet on a

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  • national championship game news

    Posted on April 5, 2014 at 3:04 pm

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    national championship game new click below http://collegebasketball.ap.org/newhavenleader

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  • Shamrocks fall to St. James 4-2

    Posted on April 1, 2014 at 2:04 pm

    New Haven's Cole Lensing crosses the plate in Monday's loss to St. James.

    The New Haven Shamrocks will be looking to break out of a slump tomorrow when the Linn Wildcats come calling for a non-conference contest at Legion Field. The ‘Rocks Monday afternoon feel 4-2 in a Four Rivers Conference match to the St. James Tigers. For a full story, see this week’s Leader.

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Lifestyles

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River’s Edge: Parks Board should make good on expanded definition of ‘family’

Posted on April 15, 2014 at 2:03 pm

It’s been 10 months since the New Haven Parks  & Recreation Department Board of Directors agreed the definition of “family” should be expanded to allow more than the then-limited number of people covered by the city’s family pass to the swimming pool. Board members said it was time for the city to recognize that “family” has become more than the  “immediate family only living in the same household” — as

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  • New Haven’s pre-school program faces uncertain future

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 2:00 pm

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    The fate of a pre-school program in New Haven has yet to be determined, but if it survives funding cuts it could look much differently. The Missouri Pre-school Program (MPP) as provided in recent years has fallen from favor with some decision makers within the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. State funding to the New Haven School District for the program, which costs about $50,000, has been shrinking.

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  • Call goes out for New Haven Fair Queen candidates, sponsors

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 1:52 pm

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    It’s that time of year again: Work is in full swing on selecting this year’s New Haven Community Youth Fair Queen. Kathryn Spore of the Queen Contest Committee said plans are under way for this year’s contest, set for Friday, July 11. This year’s Fair is set for July 11 and 12. This means its also time for committee members to ask for support from area merchants for the girls

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Call goes out for New Haven Fair Queen candidates, sponsors

Posted on April 15, 2014 at 1:52 pm

It’s that time of year again: Work is in full swing on selecting this year’s New Haven Community Youth Fair Queen. Kathryn Spore of the Queen Contest Committee said plans are under way for this year’s contest, set for Friday, July 11. This year’s Fair is set for July 11 and 12. This means its also time for committee members to ask for support from area merchants for the girls

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  • New Haven residents reminded about map of upcoming Citywide Yard Sale

    Posted on April 8, 2014 at 12:41 pm

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    This year’s Spring Fling Citywide Yard Sale and BBQ is less than a month away. The event is set for Saturday, May 3, with sales beginning at 7 a.m. and continuing until the last fine collectible has been sold. A map of the locations of the yard sales will be published in the New Haven Leader on Wednesday, April 29. For a full version, see this week’s Leader.

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  • Glimpse Into The Past: A look at an earlier era of sports in New Haven

    Posted on March 4, 2014 at 8:16 am

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    Football. Yes, football. New Haven High School at one time played football. But not for very long. Like today, basketball reigned supreme among sports at New Haven High School in the 1920s. Read about the early days of sports at NHHS, compliments of the New Haven Preservation Society, in this week’s Leader.

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