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FIRE AT CAR WASH!

Fire fighters responded to a pickup on fire at the Superior Auto Wash off South Main Street in Gallatin Thursday afternoon:
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Altamont United Methodist

We were happy to have 23 for Sunday School. All ages worshiped in the foyer during ICE Sunday (Interactive Christian Enjoyment). Laurie Roll presented the Sunday School lesson "Promises to Live By."

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Gallatin First Baptist

There were 174 people attending Sunday morning worship service. Bro. Spencer continued his February series of messages on spiritual giving from II Corinthians 8:3, 9:6.

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Golden Cords at Seventh-day Adventist on March 3

On Friday, March 3, at 7:30 p.m., the Golden Cords from Union College in Lincoln, Neb., will present a free program, "The Hands of Jesus," at the Gallatin Seventh-day Adventist Church, located at 1207 S. Clay St., in Gallatin.

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Gallatin Senior Center

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Mary Immaculate’s 1st annual fish fry March 10

Mary Immaculate will hold its first annual fish fry and raffle between 5-8 p.m. on Friday, March 10, at the Daviess County Country Club in Gallatin.

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Arnold recognized for volunteerism, service

Jonathan Arnold, 17, Gallatin, a junior at Galaltin R-5 High School, was recently recognized as one of the Distinguished Finalists for 2006 by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a nationwide program honoring young people for outstanding acts of volunteerism. The awards program, now in its 11th year, is conducted by Prudential Financial in partnership with the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP).

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Helen M. Wilson

Helen Marie Wilson, 84, formerly of Jameson, died Friday, Feb. 17, at the Quail Run Health Care Center in Cameron. Services were held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 21, at McWilliams Funeral Home in Gallatin. Visitation was one hour prior to the service. Friends called after 11 a.m. on Monday. Burial was at the Hillcrest Cemetery in Gallatin. Memorial contributions may be made to the First Christian Church Building

Bonnie Baker

Graveside service for Bonnie Baker was held Saturday at the Masonic Cemetery in Jamesport. Arrangements were by McWilliams Funeral Home, Jamesport. Memorials may be made to local Alzheimer, cancer or diabetes foundations.

Bonnie (Page) Baker, 78, Liberty, formerly Trenton, died Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2006, at a Kansas City hospital.

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Frances Hays

Graveside service and burial for Frances Hays was held Friday at Maple Hill Cemetery in Kansas City, Kan. Arrangements were by McWilliams Funeral Home, Gallatin. Memorials may be made to the Frances Hays Memorial Fund in care of the funeral home.

Frances M. Hays, 80, Pattonsburg, died Feb. 14, 2006, at her home.

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Richard Bieschke

A memorial service for Richard Bieschke will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Gallatin. Inurnment will be in the Grand River Cemetery, Jameson. Arrangements are by McWilliams Funeral Home, Gallatin.

Richard J. Bieschke, 55, Jameson, died Friday, Feb. 17, 2006, at his residence.

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Gilbert Ward

Graveside services and burial for Gilbert Ward will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 23, at the Coffey Cemetery, under the direction of the Roberson Funeral Home, Pattonsburg. Friends may call after 3 p.m. today (Wednesday) at the funeral home. There is no scheduled family visitation.

Gilbert C. Ward, 87, Coffey, died Feb. 19, 2006, at his home.

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Sid Shippy

Funeral services for Sid Shippy will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 24, at the Butler High School gymnasium under the direction of Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel, Butler. Visitation is from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Schowengerdt Chapel. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Sid Shippy Criminal Justice Scholarship Fund or American Heart Association.

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North Daviess offers contracts to administrators; discusses bus driver pay; teachers’ salary schedule

The North Daviess R-3 Board of Education offered contracts to the high school and elementary principals after returning from an executive session of their regular meeting held Monday, Feb. 13. A 550 hour contract was offered to Julie Kirby to serve as elementary principal for $23,841.50 for the 2006-2007 school year. A contract was offered to Kristi Critten to serve as high school principal for the same amount as her

Gallatin FFA Chapter

It has been another very busy year for the Gallatin FFA Chapter. The chapter stayed busy throughout the summer with rodeos, livestock shows, races, camps, and community service events. Once again the chapter helped with Kids Kamp by providing the camp with a petting zoo for the campers’ enjoyment.

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Narcotics located in I-35 traffic stop

A traffic stop on I-35 in Daviess County on Feb. 11 resulted in the arrest of a Brownsville, Texas, man for possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, class A felony. Guerrero Homero, 24, allegedly possessed one kilogram of cocaine.

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Tree Climbers

Due to the weather Thursday evening the Tree Climbers weren’t able to have a meeting.

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Winston R-6 opens roof replacement for bid

The Winston R-6 Board of Education discussed opening for bid the replacement of the school’s gym roof during their regular meeting held Thursday, Feb. 16. Sealed bids for furnishing all equipment, labor and materials must be received by the school no later than March 14.

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ACT registration deadline is March 3

College-bound high school students can take the ACT Assessment on April 8, 2006, the next nationwide test date. The registration postmark deadline is March 3. Late registration postmark deadline is March 17. The cost is $29 without and $43 with the Writing Test (an additional $18 fee is required for late registration).

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Dating and Violence Should Never be a Couple

by Emily Michener,
GHS FCCLA President

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GHS girls suffer narrow GRC loss, D16 rematch with Maysville looms

Stanberry’s Marci Luke banked in a running shot from the top of the free throw line with 7.5 seconds left last Friday night and that proved to be the difference as the SHS Lady Bulldogs handed Gallatin’s girls their third Grand River Conference loss by four points or less.

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Now that was wrestling….I mean rasslin’!

There will be a special event in St. Joseph this Friday night honoring late, great professional wrestling promoter Gust Karras. I almost feel like I should be there.

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Bulldogs look toward season finale

Gallatin R-5 boys looking toward top-seeded spot in district tourney.

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Jr. High wrestling changes

Due to the district basketball tournament, the junior high wrestling meet scheduled on Feb. 28 at Albany will be held instead at South Harrison High School in Bethany.

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Two separate accidents reported

Two separate accidents were reported by the Missouri State Highway Patrol over the past week.

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Record number of Area Proficiency winners

On Feb. 8, the Area II FFA teachers met to select proficiency awards for 2006. Gallatin FFA advisors Dennis Croy and Chris Henderson submitted 41 applications for Gallatin FFA members. Proficiency awards are selected for student agriculture projects of SAE’s. There are 50 possible areas that a student can apply in.

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