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Remember ‘everything old is new again?’

by Jack Stapleton, Jr.

by Jack Stapleton, Jr.

If you’re at least as old as Jack Benny (39), you may recall the old Tin Pan Alley tune reminding listeners that “everything old is new again.” Strange, how some old songs were wise before their time. I was reminded of this recently after finishing a book, written 40 years ago, entitled “Death and Life of Great American Cities.”

The author is

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Missouriana

by Jack Stapleton, Jr.

by Jack Stapleton, Jr.

*Despite persistence being a virtue, city planners in St. Louis should study the rules regarding resuscitation: “When the patient stops breathing, the patient has died.”

*Only in American politics is the candidate for office who has raised/begged the most money declared the winner of the next election.

*The day a workable Middle East peace treaty is signed will be the same day

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Carders celebrate 40th wedding anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Ray Carder will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on Aug. 5, 2000. They were married on that date in 1960 by Rev. Orval Hamman at the Gallatin First Baptist Church. The Carders are the parents of four children, Tamera Jones, Timothy Carder, Tonia Beck, all of Gallatin, and Titus Carder, deceased; and seven grandchildren. They are planning a trip to Colorado to celebrate the occasion. [Submitted Photo]

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20th annual July Summer Festival at Jamesport

Step Back in Time July 28-30. The Livestock Show and Fair will be July 27-29.

The 20th Annual July Summer Festival and Flea Market will be held July 28-30 in the Festival Park in Jamesport.

The Livestock Show and Fair will be July 27-29. It will include beef, dairy, sheep, hogs, goats and horse exhibits, as well as children’s games, ice cream supper, FFA barbecue, baby show and parade. For

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R-6 board to review construction bids at special meeting

The Winston R-VI Board of Education met in regular session.

The Winston R-VI Board of Education met in regular session July 20. Present were board members Wayne Uthe, Chretta Mastin, Bob Clark, Roger Barker, Gary Caldwell, Julie Clark, and Barb Youtsey, High School Principal Wendell Burns and Superintendent David Michael.

The board adopted policy updates and set a special board meeting for July 27 at 7 p.m. to review construction

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Highlights from the handout…

City Administrator Jason Helton distributed a 4-page informational handout to those attending Thursday’s public meeting.

City Administrator Jason Helton distributed a 4-page informational handout to those attending Thursday’s public meeting. The question-answer format provides a concise description of the property tax proposal in great detail. The following selected passages are reprinted from the handout:

Q: What streets get repaired? The most heavily traveled streets – like Olive, Richardson, Prospect –

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Mayor sums up street proposal: ‘We need to invest in our town’

Reasons for property tax proposal over sales tax, over other alternatives identified

Approximately 75 citizens examined details on the most comprehensive street improvement program ever proposed for Gallatin during a public information meeting held Thursday at the high school gymnasium. Voters will determine the fate of a $1.4 million lease-purchase project on Aug. 8. A two-thirds majority is necessary for passage.

Joining Mayor L.B. Davis and City Administrator Jason Helton

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Hamilton expresses interest to share animal control facility

Chief Wycoff stated that any boarding fees paid by Hamilton could be used to offset some of the existing operational costs of the facility.

Chief Wycoff reported that the City of Hamilton has inquired about the use of Gallatin Animal Control Facility as a back-up to their primary facility during the regular meeting of the Gallatin Board of Aldermen held Monday, July 24, 2000, at City Hall.

Chief Wycoff stated

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Cynthia Michelle Fischer

Doug and Shelly Fischer, 14788 N. Ave., Parkersburg, Ia. are happy to announce the birth of Cynthia Michelle. She was born June 29, 2000 at 7:30 a.m. at Covenant Medical Center in Waterloo, Ia. She weighed 7 lbs. 2 oz. and was 19 1/2 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Terry and Judy Leer, Weatherby. Paternal grandparents are Don and Marilyn Fischer, Winston. Great grandparents are Virgil and Helen Perks, Weatherby,

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