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Turns 104

Bessie Lear, who lives at the Daviess County Care Center, observed her 104th birthday recently.

Bessie Lear, who lives at the Daviess County Care Center, turned 104 on Oct. 25. In honor of the birthday, her familyl presented her 104 roses. Bessie was born in 1895, the daughter of Annie and Jake Lovejoy. She married Albert Lear in June, 1926. He died in August, 1965.

They had three children: Ice

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GHS Barnwarmin’

The annual FFA Barnwarmin’ was observed by Gallatin High School chapter members. A picture is here of the royalty.

Here’s the Barnwarmin’ royalty for 1999: Scott Crose and Amanda Bohannon (top) were named king and queen at the Oct. 15 event. Other candidates were: middle row: Kara Sullenger and Wes Gay; Martha Baldwin and Phillip Berry and front: Courtney Houghton and Andrew Parker. (Submitted photo)

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Puzzled fan

Wayne Knight has a fixation on Wyatt Earp, John Wayne and others–through puzzles.

by T.L. Huffman

Wayne Knight has been fixated on Wyatt Earp, John Wayne and Hop-A-Long Cassidy lately.

Hunched over two card tables at a friend’s house, Wayne patiently fits together the interlocking cardboard cutouts in a quiet but intense challenge with himself to complete the 1,000-piece Happy Trails Cowboy jigsaw puzzle.

He’s finished 45 different puzzles so

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Croy-Peterson vows exchanged

Cara Croy and Bronz Peterson were united in marriage on July 31 in Kansas City.

Cara Louise Croy and Bronz Toll Peterson, both of Kansas City, were united in marriage on July 31, 1999, at Platte Woods United Methodist Church in Kansas City. The Rev. Harry Foockle officiated at the double-ring ceremony. The reader was Phillip Royston of San Clemente, Calif., uncle of the bride.

Parents of the couple are

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Weekly church news

News reported by Daviess County area churches

Pattonsburg First Baptist

Sunday School attendance was 83. Happy birthday to Travis Lowrey, Jessica Hartley, Alvin Smith and Chester Hulett. Happy anniversary to Alvin and Michelle Smith. Cindy Barker had children’s church. The sermon was “God Supplies Our Needs” from Philippians 4:19.

Our special music was by the choir, “I Call to You,” under the direction of Debbie Nalle. Bro. Ron’s message was

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County commission

Minutes of the Oct. 18 meeting of the Daviess County Commission are reported.

COUNTY COMMISSION

Following are minutes of Oct. 18. All members were present.

Daniel Lynn, bridge supervisor, and James Lewis, foreman, met with the commission reporting on extensive repairs needed on a bridge in Washington Township.

Jim and Linda Baker, Sheridan Township landowners, met with the commission with questions regarding upgrading a portion of road #192 to CART

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Caregivers’ meeting set

The NW Missouri Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association will offer a workshop in Trenton for those who care for Alzheimer victims.

The Northwestern Missouri Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association invites you to attend a workshop, “Reaching for Quality Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care,” on Thursday, Nov. 11, at the Grundy County Senior Center in Trenton.

The workshop is for CNAs, personal assistants, family caregivers and others who wish to gain a

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Danner to seek re-election

Congresswoman Pat Danner (D-Kansas City) has announced she will seek re-election to the 6th District post.

Congresswoman Pat Danner, (D) Kansas City, has announced plans to run for reelection to the House of Representatives.

Danner, who served as Federal Chairman of the Ozarks Regional Commission (a sub-cabinet position) in the Carter Administration, was later elected to the Missouri Senate, where she served 10 years. She entered the race for the

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Thelma Gatenby

Thelma Gatenby, 85, Harlingen, Tex, died Oct. 10. She was a former Gallatin resident.

Thelma Gatenby

Funeral services for Thelma Gatenby were held Oct. 13 at Buck Ashcraft Funeral Home. The body was cremated with burial in the family plot in Gallatin. The family requests that in lieu of flowers memorial donations be given to the American Heart Association.

Thelma Pauline Gatenby, 85, Harlingen, Texas, died Oct. 10, 1999.

Mrs.

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