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Six defendants indicted in area meth conspiracy

Six defendants were indicted by a federal grand jury yesterday for participating in a conspiracy to distribute methampheta- mine, according to Bradley J. Schlozman, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri.

The defendants are primarily from the Cameron area. This indictment is the result of an investigation conducted by the NITRO Task Force.
Lonnie L. Smith, 45, of Buck- ner, Jodie A. Sharp, 33, of Gladstone, Donald G.

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Jason Cornett earns diploma from Vatterott

Jason Cornett of Pattonsburg has earned a diploma in Computer Aided Drafting at Vatterott College in Kansas City.

Vatterott College is a private career college offering specialized, technology-focused, hands-on training programs in the fastest growing industries. The Kansas City campus offers programs focused on the information technology, healthcare and technical trade industries.

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About…That Old House…Fitter’s

Tom Wilson of St. Louis wrote to say his grandparents purchased the home that was pictured in last week’s paper being moved to make room for the new Casey’s store.

Mr. Wilson wasn’t sure when his grandparents bought it. His grandfather was Thomas Humphrey Wilson (known by many as “Uncle Tommy”) who also served as a deputy sheriff. Some of the family story has him hauling produce up the hill

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Orley Shrock

Funeral services for Orley Shrock were held at 12 noon today (Wednesday), Oct. 25, at the Abe Kurtz residence, Jamesport. Burial was at Meadowview Cemetery, near Jamesport.

Arrangements were by McWilliams Funeral Home, Jamesport.
Orley E. Shrock, 68, died Monday, Oct. 23, 2006, at the Wright Memorial Hospital, Trenton.
Survivors include two sons, Henry Shrock, Windsor, and Lonnie Shrock, Jamesport; two daughters, Anna May Miller and Leanna Kay Shrock, both

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R-2 announces its honor roll students

Pattonsburg Elementary recently announced its first quarter honor roll. “Gold” Honor Roll: 4th grade – Geoffrey Hartley.

“A” Honor Roll: 3rd grade – Rheanna Gardner, Jacob Nitzschke; 4th grade – Megan Crone, Kelly Warford; 5th grade – Matt Huskey; 6th grade – Sydney Hulett.
“B” Honor Roll: 3rd grade – Wyatt Dinwiddie, Devon Harris, C.J. Nalle, Haleigh Plymell, Morgan Warner; 4th grade – Kristen Booth, Kurt Bowman, Brooklyn Feck, July

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$892,767 in federal homeland security grants now available to Region H counties

The Region H Homeland Security Oversight Committee announces $892,767 in federal homeland security grant funds, available to local jurisdictions in the counties of Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Caldwell, Clinton, Daviess, DeKalb, Gentry, Grundy, Harrison, Holt, Livingston, Mercer, Nodaway, and Worth counties. Funding categories for the 2006 grant cycle include Agriculture Risk Management, Volunteer and Donations, Mass Care, and Interoperable Communications.

Jurisdictions interested in requesting further information or an application may do

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Christmas on the Farm at Watkins

Watkins Woolen Mill State Historic Site invites you to come celebrate an 1870s Victorian Christmas at the Watkins Home from 12 noon to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 2.

Admission is free and activities will include caroling, seasonal refreshments, games and Christmas crafts for the kids, visits from Father Christmas, and other period entertainment that will last into the evening hours, when the house will be lit by lamplight.

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Veterans, get help receiving benefits — you’ve earned them; Workshop at Trenton

Our Congress has passed laws providing for several veteran benefits and programs, which include, but are not limited to: health care, both medical and mental, including conditions aggravated by or suffered while in service; women’s needs; education and training, homeless veterans, home and small business loans, disability and retirement pensions, life insurance, family assistance, burial and survivors benefits.

These programs are administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs which has

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Gallatin Senior Center

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Calendar of events:
Oct. 26 — New Concept Hearing 10-11; Oct. 27 — Area Agency on Aging Help 10-12; Oct. 27— Exercise class 10 a.m. – every Mon, Wed, Fri.; Oct. 27 — Derby Day 11 a.m. – every Friday
Exercises classes will begin on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 10 a.m. These exercises can be done sitting or standing and are designed to help

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