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Winston school board meets

Members of the Winston School Board heard a presentation by a representative of Piper Jaffrey Bonding concerning the proposed music room addition at the board’s regular meeting on Aug. 18.

The Winston School Board held the tax rate hearing to set the levy for the 1999-2000 school year at the Aug. 18 regular meeting. The levy was set at $3.92 per $100 assessed valuation.

The board heard presentations from Piper

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Missouriana

Jack Stapleton’s weekly quips and comments

by Jack Stapleton

*An old-timer is someone who can remember when the only gunmen out to kill American kids and minority, racial and religious groups were named Hitler, Mussolini and Hirohito.

*Concerned citizens are worried about overuse of the term hate crimes. It will probably have to do until there’s an increase in love crimes.

*About the only sure-fire way these days to determine

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Jack Stapleton’s column

Stop starving the guy who feeds you

by Jack Stapleton, Jr.

The vast majority of Missourians go to work every morning at jobs that guarantee a check on payday. They also get some benefits that may even include health insurance for their families and, last but not least, a measure of permanent assurance that life will slowly but surely get better in the future.

On the other side of the

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Klindt report

Rep. David Klindt (R-Bethany) is concerned that partisanship has interferred with needed legislation.

Rep. David Klindt

In May 1998, the Jefferson City News Tribune printed an Associated Press article regarding a 14-year old Gypsy girl whose parents had sold her twice. The first time she was sold, she lived in the state of California.

After she suffered a miscarriage, the people who bought her returned the girl to her parents

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Post Scripts: Helping them kill each other

by Joe Snyder

Pick up any issue of your favorite daily newspaper. Close examination reveals there are at least 10 to 15 wars going on somewhere. It is strange the people of so many nations appear willing to kill one another. Trouble is, most of them believe it is the responsibility of the United States to help them do it.

Indeed, the U.S. becomes involved, either directly or indirectly, officially

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“First Ever” encore

Daviess County 4-H youth take swine speepstakes at the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia.

Another “first ever” comes ringing back to Daviess County from the Missouri State Fair. For the first time ever, Daviess County 4-H won the swine sweepstakes competition to headline the list of state fair winners returning from Sedalia.

Sweepstakes champions are determined by a point system based on the type and number of ribbons awarded. Eight

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New faculty introduced

Faculty members who have joined the Gallatin R-5 and Pattonsburg R-2 schools are introduced.

Gallatin R-5 started school Monday and Pattonsburg R-2 started two days later. Among the new faculty members in the two districts are those listed below:

Gallatin R-5:

Kelli Milholland will begin the 1999 school year at Gallatin teaching art (K-6). Mrs. Milholland was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and graduated from high school at Cameron. She

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Gallatin building sold

The former Hales Grocery Store building, on the east side of the Gallatin square, has been sold.

Mr. and Mrs. Dean Hales have sold the former Hales Grocery Store building to Kevin Ingram of Cameron, effective Tuesday, Aug. 24. Mr. Ingram plans to open a branch of ITEC Solutions Systems, now located in Cameron, as well as a new internet service. ITEC Solutions Systems is a custom PC designer as

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Gallatin’s Chautauqua

Gallatin’s Chautauqua, the 14th, will be held from Friday through Sunday, Sept. 17-19. The annual event will be held on the town square.

Gallatin’s annual Chautauqau will be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 17, 18, 19. Featured entertainment will include: Cheyenne, Cheap Guitars, Turpintyme Ragsters, the Girlfriends and hypnotist Travis McGill.

The flea market will be held on Sunday with more than 100 booths. The parade will be held

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