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No fish story

Here’s a big one that didn’t get away!

Dale Cox caught this 48 ½ pound flathead catfish in the Grand River Tuesday morning, Aug. 24. Dale won’t say exactly what part of the river. He will say he caught it on perch. [Staff Photo/TLH]

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Salmons to celebrate 60th

Olen and Virginia Salmon of McFall will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary on Sept. 2. They were united in marriage in 1939 at the McFall United Methodist Church, and records indicate they were the first couple to be married in that church. They have lived in the McFall area throughout their lives and retired from farming in 1982.

The Salmons have continued to remain active in their church and

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Ladds wed 60 years

Mary and Woodrow Ladd will be honored by their family in honor of their 60th wedding anniversary.

Mary and Woodrow Ladd were married 60 years ago on Aug. 22, 1939, in Jamesport. They have lived in the McFall and Pattonsburg areas most of their married life. Mary has been a housewife and Woodrow had a sawmill and delivered the St. Joseph newspaper in the local area for 26 years.

They

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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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Daviess County commission

Routine matters brought before the weekly meeting.

Following are approved minutes of the Daviess County Commission for Aug. 16. All members were present.

Daniel Lynn, bridge supervisor, and James Lewis, foreman, met with the commission reporting on ongoing projects and repairs.

Sally Hunt, Fine Arts Council, requested permission to use the courthouse lobby for displays during Chautauqua, Sept. 17-18. Permission was granted.

Nancy Terry was appointed to continue another term

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GHS softball lineup

There are a number of new faces on the Gallatin High School softball linup this season.

Gallatin’s softball youth movement is in full swing this season as the young and untested Lady Bulldogs prepare to square off against Smithville tomorrow (Thursday) at 4:30 p.m. at the GHS softball field. Color this squad small in numbers and experience but big in enthusiasm and hard work ethic.

“We’ve got a lot of

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Grand River Schedule

The l999 Grand River Conference Football Schedule

Sept. 3

Crest Ridge at Gallatin

Princeton at Knox County

West Platte at Maysville

Hamilton at Polo

Braymer at Albany

Central Decatur (Ia.) at South Harrison

Freemont Mills (Ia.) at Tarkio

Sydney (Ia.) at Rock Port

Sept. 10

Polo at Gallatin

Princeton at Albany

Maysville at Mid-Buchanan

Hamilton at East Buchanan

South Harrison at Plattsburg

Tarkio at West Platte

Rock Port at Hamburg

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Collins at MVC

GHS grad Derek Collins will play basketball at Missouri Valley College this year.

Derek Collins, a 1999 graduate of Gallatin High School, is attending Missouri Valley College in Marshall this fall. At MVC, Derek expects to compete on the Viking basketball team under head coach Tom Fifer, who is also director of athletics.

Derek is the son of Penny Gardner of Pattonsburg.

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Bank branch to close

The Coffey branch of the Guaranty Bank and Trust will be closed at the end of October, bank officials have announced.

The Coffey branch of Guaranty Bank and Trust will be closing its doors officially on Sunday, Oct. 31, according to branch president Gary Reynolds.

Official notice was sent to patrons of the bank on July 31. Mr. Reynolds says the bank is closing for reasons of employee security and

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