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Coonridge Digest: Finding Herb

The Coonridge Digest by Freida Marie Crump

Greetings from the Ridge.

I’d lost Herb. Yes, I’ll admit that I’ve spent a great deal of my life trying to lose Herb, but this time I was looking for the old poop. I specifically told him that morning, "Herb, the church treasurer’s report is on the front seat of your truck. I need it this afternoon. Bring it in the house before

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Korean War brought back home

Post Scripts by Joe Snyder

The Korean War was "a sour war" in W. Averell Harriman’s apt phrase, a military conflict perfectly suited for its time and place. The goals of that war were obscure and the enemy shadowy. "It was simply a puzzling, gray, very distant conflict, a war that went on and on seemingly without hope of resolution, about which most Americans, save those who fought there (including

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Winston FFA presents ADM’s “World Of Agriculture” to over 900 students at American Royal

On Oct. 24, the Winston FFA Chapter attended the American Royal to present the "World Of Agriculture" to elementary students from throughout the Kansas City area.

ADM sponsors the event to expose urban students to the different animals involved in the livestock production industry. As the elementary students toured through the exhibit the FFA members gave small presentations about the animals and their uses in the agriculture industry. Students gave

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Eddie Pickett reigns as Missouri Auction champion

Eddie Pickett, Stewartsville, was the winner of the 2007 Missouri Bid-Calling Championship, held at the American Royal in Kansas City.

The contest was sponsored by the Missouri Professional Auctioneers Association. Thirty-five contestants participated.

Eddie has been in the auction business since 1959, selling farm auctions, real estate, antiques, estates, livestock and benefits. He is an active member of the Missouri, Iowa and National Auctioneers Associations. He was named to the

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Remembering the ghost towns of Daviess County…

What better time than Hallowwn to remember Daviess County’s ghost towns?

Union Township

-Mill Port the oldest place in the county, once existed in Union township. The town would have been located north of the Grand River, about 1 ½ miles south of Hwy. 6 on Route O, just south of Centenary Church on Splawn’s Ridge.

Mill Port was settled in 1831 by Robert P. Peniston, Sr., who laid it

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Pattonsburg FFA chapter successful at National FFA Convention

by Becca Bowland

Members of the Pattonsburg FFA Chapter were celebrating in Indianapolis and at home on Oct. 25 when their FFA Chapter was awarded a Star Plaque on stage at the 80th National FFA Convention.

Chapter President Kate Hangley and Chapter Secretary Tiffany deJong accepted the award on stage at the 2nd General Session of the FFA Convention in front of 41,000 FFA members and guests.

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Barnwarming Royalty crowned Sept. 29, 2007

Gienapp and McLaughlin crowned Barnwarming King and Queen

FCCLA and FFA hosted Barnwarming on Sept. 29 in the Ag building. Pictured above is the Barnwarming Royalty. Shown left to right: Front row, freshmen Chris Little and Danielle Ness; middle row, seniors Shay Esbeck and Hannah Huffman and sophomores Shelby Chadwick and Levi Michener; top row, Barnwarming King and Queen, juniors, Jacob Gienapp and Kelsey McLaughlin.

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Street ballot next Tuesday

Next Tuesday, Nov. 6, voters in Gallatin will determine whether a proposed one-half cent sales tax will be imposed to fund street improvements. The ballot will read as follows: "Shall the City of Gallatin, Missouri, impose a sales tax of ½ of 1% for a period of 10 years from the date on which such tax becomes effective for transportation purposes?"

Why is the city asking for a sales tax

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Gallatin FFA travels to national convention

by Reporter Casey Alden

The Gallatin FFA was able to take 12 members to the 80th National FFA Convention. The theme of this year’s convention held in Indianapolis, Ind., was "Blue Jackets, Bright Futures."

Those members included Casey Alden, Hunter Prentice, Megan Chadwick, Matt Pottorff, Jacob Gienapp, Derrick Sprague, Bryce Carder, Andrew Hood, Robert Rhoades, Sarah Smith, Fawn Marriott, and Chelsey Smith. The Gallatin Chapter rode on a charter bus

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