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‘Twas the week after Christmas

Jack Stapleton, Jr. shares his post-Christmas gift returns.

by Jack Stapleton, Jr.

This year’s post-Christmas crowd seemed larger, more aggressive and much meaner than those before the holiday.

I nevertheless made up my mind to pursue my Sacred Pursuit, which is merely my code name for “Exchanging Christmas Gifts for Something I will Actually Use.”

My first stop was at the store’s shoe department. It was packed with incorrectly-gifted customers

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Post Scripts: He was a man who knew America’s worth

by Joe Snyder

David Rogers was laid to rest a few days before Christmas. He wasn’t just a soldier, he was a Marine. If the U.S. Marine Corps gave birth to a legend in the Halls of Montezuma in the nineteenth century, Dave certainly added luster to it in our time with devoted service in two wars, and duty in several foreign countries.

Dave Rogers would never have won a

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Peewee wrestling camp and tournament

Peewee wrestling camp and tournament for students at Covel D. Searcy Elementary School Jan.3 through Jan.15

There will be a wrestling camp and tournament for students at Covel D. Searcy Elementary School beginning on Jan. 3 and running through Jan. 15. Instruction at the camp will be given by Doug Nichols, varsity high school wrestlers and other adults.

The wrestling camp schedule is as follows:

Jan. 3, 4, 10 &

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Donald Page

Donald Page, 67, Gallatin, died Dec. 19, at a hospital in St. Joseph.

Donald O. Page

Mr. Donald O. Page, age 67, of Gallatin, died Sunday, December 19, 1999, at Heartland Regional Medical Center, St. Joseph, MO.

Donald was born September 2, 1932, in Highlandville, MO. He was a painter for the Livestock Exchange in Kansas City, MO for 35 years.

Donald lived in Gallatin since 1990, moving from Kansas

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Donald O. Page

Donald O. Page, 67, Gallatin, died Dec. 19, at Heartland Medical Center in St. Joseph.

Donald O. Page

Mr. Donald O. Page, age 67, of Gallatin, died Sunday, December 19, 1999, at Heartland Regional Medical Center, St. Joseph, MO.

Donald was born September 2, 1932, in Highlandville, MO. He was a painter for the Livestock Exchange in Kansas City, MO for 35 years.

Donald lived in Gallatin since 1990, moving

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Donald Page

Donald O. Page, 67, Gallatin, died Dec. 19 at Heartland Medical Center in St. Joseph.

Donald O. Page

Mr. Donald O. Page, age 67, of Gallatin, died Sunday, December 19, 1999, at Heartland Regional Medical Center, St. Joseph, MO.

Donald was born September 2, 1932, in Highlandville, MO. He was a painter for the Livestock Exchange in Kansas City, MO for 35 years.

Donald lived in Gallatin since 1990, moving

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GHS girls drop to Stanberry

Gallatin girls drop to 53-48 nail-biter to Stanberry before the holiday break.

Stanberry made a 5-point halftime lead hold up in the second half of an early GRC basketball showdown last night. The Lady Bulldogs from Stanberry defeated Gallatin, 53-48, in a game every bit as good as anticipated.

From Gallatin’s side of the court the outcome was determined by Gallatin’s inability to convert on short jump shots late in

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Bulldogs with 2nd consecutive GRC win

Bulldogs notch surprising 72-47 victory ober Stanberry.

Teamwork and a balanced, aggressive attack on both ends of the court propelled the Gallatin Bulldogs to their second consecutive GRC victory last night, a surprising 72-47 decision over Stanberry. Gallatin was in command throughout the exciting, fast- paced contest.

Gallatin created their own luck by hustling rebounds, shoveling passes to the open man, and frustrating Stanberry with overwhelming quickness. The Big Red

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Davey L. Fisher

Davey L. Fisher, 65, died Dec. 21, 1999.

Funeral services for Davey L. Fisher of Winston are pending at Hope-Eldringhoff Funeral Home.

Mr. Fisher, 65, died Tuesday, December 21, 1999, at Menorah Medical Center, Overland Park, Kansas.

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