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Longest Ride Showing This Weekend At The Walt

SCHEDULE CHANGE: One show on Sunday at 5 p.m. ONLY.

NEW HAVEN, Mo. - Showing at the Walt Theater this weekend will be The Longest Ride (Rated PG-13 - 2 hr 19 min) staring  Scott Eastwood, Britt Robertson, and Alan Alda.

After an automobile crash, the lives of a young couple intertwine with a much older man, as he reflects back on a past love.(Showtimes, dates, and Official Trailer below)

Rehearsals Are Underway For The Mother's Day Show

By Nancy Fagerness

NEW HAVEN, Mo. - For the third year, the Hermann German-American Club is sponsoring the Mother's Day Show at the Showboat Theatre on Sunday, May 10 at 2 p.m. Tickets are now on sale at the Hermann Welcome Center on Market St.

Rehearsals have begun for this popular event that celebrates Mom's special day. Music includes Gershwin, Pop, Country, Classical, and Patriotic with songs like "Count on Me", "I Got Rhythm", "Summertime", "The Man I Love", and others.

Carrie Kirchhofer Tilly, formerly of Hermann, once again is heading up the program and will share the Showboat stage with other Hermann performers. Fifth grader Kampbell Hemeyer makes her second Mother's Day appearance and eighth grader Sam Holland is back for a third time. Both attend St. George School. New to this year's cast is Allison Grzeskowiak. She is a graduate of Hermann High School and East Central College and is a member of the Hermann Municipal Band. Musicians John Berkemeyer, Bob Kirchhofer, Leroy Schwartze and Patrick Dell also are returning.

New Haven Lumber Yard Donates $1500 To Playground Project

(Photo courtesy of Bethany White.)

NEW HAVEN, Mo. - Friday morning Chelsea Rohlfing presented a $1,500 donation on behalf of the New Haven Lumber Yard to members of the New Haven PTO to go towards the playground project.

The PTO has been working towards raising funds to replace the current and outdated playground at the New Haven Elementary. 

Showing This Weekend At The Walt - Furious 7

NEW HAVEN, Mo. - Showing at the Walt Theater this weekend will be Furious 7 (Rated PG-13 - 2 hr 17 min) staring Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, and Dwayne Johnson

In the opening scene set in London, England, Deckard Shaw (Jason Statham) stands by his brother Owen's (Luke Evans) beside as he lays in a coma, badly scarred and crippled after being ejected from the plane (in the last Fast and Furious film). Shaw promises to his brother that he will settle his score. He leaves the room and out into the rest of the hospital, with bodies everywhere. The building continues to burn and crumble around him. (Showtimes, dates, and Official Trailer below)

Members Of The New Haven Garden Club Gearing Up For An Active Spring And Summer

Members of the New Haven Garden plant fresh flowers and clean up downtown garden. (Photo courtesy of Rosalie Laune)

By Rosalie Laune

NEW HAVEN, Mo. - On April 6, we started our second year maintaining the water garden at the New Haven Care Center. This activity will continue the first Monday of each month through October (10/06) at 8:00 A.M. As a related activity we also plan to continue our “Share the Blooms” program on these Mondays.
Last year garden club members brought flowers from their gardens and made arrangements for the care center.

Volunteers are welcome to help with the garden or to donate flowers. Rhonda Helling (237-2853) is our lead coordinator for this project and we have two members, Betty Altemeyer and Lucille Pohlmann, who have experience creating arrangements.

Sidewalk From Highway 100 To New Haven High School Fully Funded Through Federal Grant

Pictured is progress already made by Aaren Brock Construction as of 9 a.m. Tuesday morning.

NEW HAVEN, Mo. - In 2012 the City of New Haven applied for the Federal Safe School Route Grant that would have a sidewalk built from Highway 100 to New Haven High School.  In October of 2013 New Haven was awarded the Federally Funded Grant, which would allow the construction of the sidewalk, which is 100% funded by the Federally funded program.

Huge Turnout For Annual New Haven Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt

Pictured with the Easter Bunny are winners of the 4-5 year-olds, April Everett, Henry Nothum, and Autumn Steffens. (Photos by Lori Quick.)

NEW HAVEN, Mo. - You could have not ask for better weather last Saturday (April 4th) for the New Haven Lions Club Annual Easter Egg Hunt.  Unlike most annual events that tend to change over the years, the easter egg hunt held every year in the New Haven City park is a rare exception.

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