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Walt Theater Block Buster Lineup Begins With "Dumb And Dumber To" This Weekend

NEW HAVEN, Mo. - The Walt Theater has a block buster lineup beginning this weekend (Dec.5-7) with the hilarious comedy Dumb and Dumber To (Rated PG-13) staring Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels, and Rob Riggle with a showing time of 110 minutes.

The following weekend (Dec. 12-14) will feature the number one box office movie Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1(Rated PG-13).

Showing At The Walt Thanksgiving Weekend - Big Hero 6

NEW HAVEN, Mo. - Showing at The Walt Theater this weekend (Nov.28-30) is Big Hero 6 (Rated PG) staring Ryan Potter, Scott Adsit, and Jamie Chung.

When a criminal plot threatens the hi-tech metropolis of San Fransokyo, brilliant young robotics whiz Hiro Hamada (voice of Ryan Potter) leaps into action with his tech-savvy friends, and his robot companion Baymax (voice of Scott Adsit) in Disney Animation's adaptation of the popular Marvel Comics series Big Hero. (Note doors open 30 minutes before start time. Showtimes, dates, and Official Trailer)

Showing At The Walt This Weekend - St. Vincent

NEW HAVEN, Mo. - Showing at The Walt Theater this weekend (Nov.21-23) is St. Vincent (Rated PG-13) staring Bill Murray, Melissa McCarthy and Naomi Watts.

There will be four showings of St. Vincent, Friday 7:30, Saturday 7:30, and Sunday 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. (Note doors open 30 minutes before start time. Showtimes, dates, and Official Trailer below)

St. George 7th & 8th Grade Robotics Teams Win Top Honors In First Lego League Competition

Pictured is the 8th Grade Techno-Dragons I champions in no particular order:  Coach Kim Hoemann and Ricky Vise include team members: Caraline Brune, Will Elbert, Emma Godat, Sam Holland, Chet Moeckli, Andrew Schannuth, Dane Speckhals, and Allison Stiers. (Photos courtesy of Kim Hoeman)

HERMANN, Mo. - St. George School had two teams participate in the First Lego League (FLL) Robotics competition at St. Charles Community College on Saturday, November 15.

The “Techno-Dragons I” received the top overall award, the Champion’s Award, and the “Techno-Dragons II” received 1st place, the Robot Performance Award. In addition to receiving these awards, the teams qualified to advance to the Eastern Missouri Championship.

World’s Largest Christmas Project Opens Collection Site In Franklin County Nov. 17-24

(Photo courtesy of Samaritans Purse)

Area Residents Help 10 Million Children in Need this Christmas through Operation Christmas Child.

UNION, Mo, October 27, 2014— People across the United States are beginning to fill up their Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes in a global mission to help needy children across the world. 

ECC Celebrates International Education November 17-21

UNION, Mo. - East Central College in Union will hold International Education Week activities Monday-Friday, November 17-21.

Leigh Kolb, ECC English and journalism instructor, noted that International Education Week is an avenue for ECC students, faculty and staff to invite community members to campus so everyone can become more aware of and better understand cultural similarities and differences that make up the world at large.

“We encourage community members to come to campus to participate in any of the free cultural or educational events that we have scheduled,” said Kolb. 

All events are free.  See schedule of events below.

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