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Truman Schoonover

Truman Schoonover, 85, Altamont, died Oct. 23, at a Cameron health care center.

Truman Schoonover

Funeral services for Truman Schoonover were held Tuesday at the United Methodist Church in Altamont. Arrangements were by Bram Funeral Home, Gallatin. Burial was at Mount Ayr Cemetery, Altamont, with military rites under the auspices of Frank Frazier VFW Post #2172, Gallatin. Memorials may be made to Children’s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, in care of

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Oliver Smelcer

Oliver Smelcer, 88, Lawson, former resident of Pattonsburg, died Oct. 19 in Liberty.

Oliver Smelcer

Funeral services for Oliver Smelcer were held Oct. 24 at Old Union Christian Union Church, Lawson, with the Rev. Mike Polo officiating. Arrangements were by Polley Funeral Home, Excelsior Springs. Burial was in Old Union Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to Ray County Hospice in care of the funeral home.

Oliver

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Edna Tucker

Edna Tucker, 79,the mother of James Tucker, Gallatin, died Oct. 27, at a Gallatin health care center.

Edna Tucker

Funeral services for Edna Tucker were held at 1:30 p.m. today, Oct. 27, at the Breckenridge Baptist Church. Arrangements were by Pitts Funeral Home, Breckenridge. Burial was at Rose Hill Cemetery, Breckenridge.

Edna E. Tucker, 79, died Oct. 25, 1999, at a Gallatin health-care center.

Mrs. Tucker, a housewife, was born

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Alva Heldenbrand

Alva Heldenbrand, 80, Camerson, died Oct. 23 at his home. He was born in Altamont.

Alva Heldenbrand

Funeral services for Alva Heldenbrand were held Tuesday at Kidder United Methodist Church. Burial was at Winston Cemetery. Arrangements were by Poland-Thompson Funeral Home, Cameron. Memorial contributions may be sent to the Kidder Untied Methodist Church or Comfort Care Hospice, Cameron.

Alva A. Heldenbrand, 80, Cameron, died Oct. 23, 1999, at his home.

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Amos “Bub” Carter

Amos “Bub” Carter,89, former Pattonsburg resident, died Oct. 7 in Phoenix, AZ.

Amos “Bub” Carter

A memorial service for Amos M. “Bub” Carter, a former resident of Pattonsburg, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Pattonsburg Multi-Purpose Center. Friends and family are encouraged to bring a basket dinner and to participate in a gathering to

Memorial contributions may be sent to the Pattonsburg School Music Department.

Amos Maenen

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To compete at FFA convention

GHS students will compete at the National FFA convention in Louisville, KY.

Gallatin to compete compete Oct. 27-28 in the National FFA Dairy Cattle Career Development Event in Louisville, Ky., during the 72nd National FFA Convention. The members of the Gallatin Dairy Cattle Team are Randy Eaton, Wes Gay, Nathan Henderson and Ben Hubbard.

At this year’s convention about 1,500 FFA members, including students from the Gallatin FFA Chapter, will

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Gallatin

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Gallatin Garden Club

The Gallatin Garden Club met Oct. 19 at the Willis Elliott Orchard near Spickard for lunch. Eleven members and two guests attended. The next meeting is at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 16, at Breadeaux. The money-making project is an auction. Everyone is welcome to invite a guest. All are asked to bring a couple of items anyone would be glad to buy

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Pattonsburg

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McFall Junior Service Club

The McFall Junior Service Club played an active part in their community on Saturday, Oct. 23, when they participated in “Making a Difference Day.” For their service project the chapter chose to deliver stamps and/or stationery to elderly people of the community. This allowed for the young people to visit the citizens of the community and also present them with a gift.

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Pop talks to kids

Former Globetrotter Rodney “Pop” Wright talked to Gallatin students about drugs at a special assembly recently.

Rodney “Pop” Wright, formerly of the Harlem Globetrotters and the Baltimore Stars, spoke to Gallatin students about substance abuse last Thursday, Oct. 21, from a very unique perspective: his own.

A basketball standout at Drake University in Des Moines, Pop was also an alcoholic and drug addict.

His drug use started at the age

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