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Thursday, May 1 Bulletin — Black Day

7th Grade Class meeting… Varsity cheerleader meeting… Overdue books…

The following students need to pay Jostens for their graduation orders: Anthony Eaton and Mariah Gibson.

HS Stream Team members need to sign up for activities in April and May

outside the Science room.

The Booster club is asking for recipes for their cookbook to be turned

in today and no later than May 15.

Summer school classes for the 7th

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Coonridge Digest: He didn’t try it in 2003

by Freida Marie Crump

Greetin’s from the Ridge.

I can remember the news making the headlines ‘Hillary Conquers Everest!’ Fifty years ago, May 29, 1953. We’d never been to Everest, some had seen only pictures, but to our generation is was like the Moon…Mars…Atlantis. Something out there completely unattainable, just waiting for a hero to conquer it. Then the news came that Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay had reached

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Family Daze: The Real Scoop on Disappearing Socks

by Debbie Farmer

For years, we’ve accepted the fact that if you put socks in the dryer, sooner or later they’re bound to disappear.

No one knows exactly why this happens. I’ve wasted valuable years of my life wondering. It really depends on whom you ask. New age thinkers believe it has something to do with karma.

Academic minded people attribute it to the law of averages. While, other, more

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Post Scripts: Hidden weapons or liberation?

by Joe Snyder

The intense fighting in Iraq didn’t last very long, thank goodness, but it did end long before any “weapons of mass destruction” were found. I’m sure President Bush prays extra hard each night that some will be found because that was main reason he took the United States military into Iraq and world opinion demands we put up or shut up.

So far we have uncovered barrels

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Gallatin FFA chapter 15th among 290 as honors stack up at State Convention

Gallatin FFA places in top 10 percent of state chapters

The Gallatin FFA chapter placed 15th out of 290 chapters in the state to earn a Top Chapter Award at the 75th Annual Missouri FFA Convention held in Columbia April 24-25. Only 10 percent of the state chapters receive the Top Chapter Award each year.

Pattonsburg R-2 and North Daviess R-3 received the Chapter Activity, 100% , and 10+ awards.

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Winston FBLA at State, Uthe to nationals

Four members competed

Four members of the Winston Future Business Leaders of America recently returned from competing in several events at the 44th Annual Missouri FBLA State Leadership Conference in Columbia.

Those members attending the conference were Cassie Barker, Brett Uthe, Darcy Kumm and Jackie Lee. Brett Uthe received 4th place in the Business Math competition and due to schedule conflicts with two of the students finishing ahead of him,

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Learning to live with Multiple Chemical Sensitivity

by T.L. Huffman

by T.L. Huffman

“It’s hard to give up everything you own,” says Penny Latimer of Gallatin. “I had to give up my house. I’ve had to give up everything I’ve enjoyed — but I’m getting my health back.”

The extensive lifestyle change came after Penny was diagnosed with Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS). No one yet understands the cause of this unusual medical condition and it has not

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New greenhouse now open

Four miles north of Hamilton on CC

Pam Sutton and Kim Gray opened Kim’s Country Greenhouse on Hwy. CC about four miles north of Hamilton on April 1.

The new business utilizes three green houses which have been set up since January. The bedding house contains vegetables and flowering plants which were started from seeds and plugs.

“We got lots of help from our families,” says Pam. “We had planting

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New city administrator begins May 19

Toby Dougherty will begin duties as Gallatin’s city administrator

Toby Dougherty will begin duties as Gallatin’s city administrator on May 19.

Mr. Dougherty is originally from the small town of Lucas, Kan. He has been living in Lawrence, Kan, the last five years.

After graduating from high school, Mr. Dougherty participated in Desert Storm in 1990. He returned to the states in 1991 and started work as an over the

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