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Gordon Gerber Receives Excellence In Governance Award

Pictured left is Dan McKinney, Administrator and Gordon Gerber, HADH Board Member. (Photo courtesy of HADH)

Lake Ozark, Mo. — The Missouri Hospital Association has presented a 2013 Excellence in Governance Award to Gordon Gerber, Hermann Area District Hospital in recognition of his contribution to the health care community.

Gordon Gerber was one of six board members statewide honored during a June 13 presentation at MHA’s annual Leadership Forum in Lake Ozark, Mo.

“We are fortunate to have Gordon contribute his knowledge to the hospital.  Gordon has many life experiences that yield so much to setting the direction of the hospital.” Says Dan McKinney, Hospital Administrator

Gordon Gerber is an asset to our community.  He was elected to the Hermann Area Hospital District board in April 2005 and continues to serve as the current President.

Brotherhood - Acclaimed Documentary Captivating And Unfiltered Record of War

By Kyle Quick

War has no color line.  Some of them enlisted.  Some were drafted.  All of them served.  From the producers of "A Tradition of Excellence - 100 Years of New Haven Basketball, Splinter Media Productions teamed up with the American Legion Post 297 (Union, Mo.) to present a captivating and unfiltered record of war.

Through candid interviews with veterans from World War II, Vietnam, Desert Storm, and the War on Terror, Brotherhood captures the tragedies and triumphs from the most engaging battles in American history.

C & S Tool & Die Expands Building To Meet High Demand

Pictured above is the 3,000 square foot addition added on to C & S Tool & Die's orginal 10,000 square foot building.

By Kyle Quick

New Haven, Mo. -  Clyde Isgrig and his wife Diane began C & S Tool & Die with nothing more than hope and a dream.  Ten years later their business continues to grow, turning their dream into reality.

C & S Tool & Die utilizes cutting edge technology, specializing in Computer Numerical Control (CNC) 3D machine milling and turning to produce custom manufactured designs for companies all over the world.

Sisters crowned Gerald Rodeo Queens

By Kaylin Bade

Gerald, Mo. - Over the weekend, Samantha and Harlee Williams debuted at the Gerald Rodeo as the 2013 Gerald Rodeo Queen and Jr. Queen.  The duo was crowned on Thursday at the Rodeo Sponsor Dinner held at the Saddle Club’s Arena.  Each year, Rodeo Queens are chosen based on a Horsemanship Class and Rodeo Ticket Sales.

Miss Connecticut crowned Miss USA 2013

Photo courtesy Miss USA Organization.

Las Vegas, Nevada
– Last night, during one of the year’s most watched live television events, a star-studded panel of judges chose Miss Connecticut USA, Erin Brady, as Miss USA 2013.

Giuliana Rancic, “E! News” co-anchor, and Nick Jonas, Grammy-nominated American singer/songwriter, hosted the 62nd Annual Miss USA® Competition from Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.

Runner is passionate about cancer, giving her all

By Kaylin Bade

New Haven, Mo.
- Due to family history and friendships filled with fighting cancer, Elizabeth Bennett Hiatt is fighting back through her fundraising and training efforts for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS).

As a member of the "Team in Training", Hiatt has joined thousands of runners, walkers, cyclists, hikers, and triathletes who will participate in the world's major marathons, half marathons, hiking adventures, and triathlons this year.  


New Haven resident stars in ECC summer production

Pictured left, Bethany Harron.  Photo courtesy Mary Harron.

By Kaylin Bade.

New Haven, MO – Experienced local theatre performer, Bethany Herron, will be taking you to the prom with The Marvelous Wonderettes along with Sarah Hopp, Leslea Walter, and Katie Alexander at East Central College this summer.

This production written by Roger Bean, directed by John Anglin, with musical direction by Paula Nolley is sure to please with their exciting renditions of familiar songs from the past.

Local, best-selling author Laura Miller releases latest novel - My Butterfly

My Butterfly is the second book in Miller’s Butterfly Weeds Series

National best-selling author Laura Miller debuted her latest novel today. My Butterfly is the sequel to her contemporary romance novel, Butterfly Weeds, which debuted last summer.

Miller said that My Butterfly tells the story through main character Will Stephens’ eyes as he balances his dangerous career as a firefighter with his love for Julia Lang. The two said their goodbyes years ago, but Will now hopes a song from their small-town Missouri past will help Julia stop and remember a life they once shared together. Will's only fear is that he’s waited too long to get his song to Julia's ears.

And Miller said that while her first novel was more of a descriptive narrative, her latest novel is packed with action and dialogue.

Mother - Daughter Duo Take 1st And 3rd In 5k Race

Pictured left to right: Julie Westermeyer and, daughter, Ellie Westermeyer hold their first and third place piece of hardwood in Saturday's 5k Race at Camp Trinity.

Photo courtesy of Elisa Hoerstkamp

New Haven, Mo. - Julie Westermeyer and her daughter Ellie Westermeyer shared a special moment on Saturday at Camp Trinity's Family Fun Day.  A day that was devoted towards setting examples for health and fitness for the next generation.