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2009 Class 1 District 15 Tournament Bracket

at NCMC, Ketcham Center, Trenton, March 2-6, 2009

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Wishing the GHS wrestlers good luck

Gallatin High School Wrestling Team sent five state qualifiers to Columbia Feb. 19-21. The Gallatin Fire Department escorted the wrestlers out of town on Thursday. Residents were invited to show their school and town pride by stepping outside and giving them a wave.

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2009 Class 1 District 13 Tournament Bracket

at Osborn, March 2-3-5-7, 2009

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Class 2 District 16 Tournament Bracket

At Gallatin High School, March 2-6, 2009

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Chi-Rho learns about South Africa from Emily Miller who missioned there

An early dismissal at Gallatin R-5 provided the opportunity for Chi-Rho youth to learn of the missions in South Africa. A video/slide show presentation and Christian mission discussion was led by Emily Miller.

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Norman and Delores Edwards celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

The families of Gene Edwards and Elaine Bain will host a 50th wedding anniversary dinner for their parents, Norman and Delores Edwards, on Sunday, March 8, 2009, at Mr. Bill’s.

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A symbol of soaring pride

Susan MacEachern captured these photographs of a pair of noble and majestic American Bald Eagles when they visited Lake Viking in February.

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Fry, Thune plan June wedding

Whitney Fry, the daughter of Tim and Shandolyn Fry, all of Baxter, Minn., and Rory Thune, the son of Dave and Ronda Glende and John and Linda Thune, all of Brainerd, Minn., are planning a June wedding at the home of the bride’s parents on White Sand Lake in Baxter. The bride is the granddaughter of Shirley Fry of Gallatin and Elbert Fry of Bonne Terre.

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Dodge for a cause

On Feb. 14, the Gallatin FCCLA Chapter hosted a dodge ball tournament to raise money for the Ronald McDonald House.

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Marjorie Frost to display quilt in Mound City

Marjorie Frost, Mound City, formerly of Gallatin, has been interviewed by her niece Linda Sehrt, regent of the Daughters of the American Revolution in Independence.

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USDA Rural Development helps fund warning siren for Winston

USDA Rural Development announced funding of $4,460 to the Village of Winston to help purchase an $11,444 outdoor emergency warning siren.

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Gallatin R-5 celebrates National FFA Week

by Kelsey McLaughlin, Kelly Critten and Shelby Chadwick

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2nd Annual Polar Bear Plunge at Lake Viking raises $15,723 for Special Olympics

The Second Annual Polar Bear Plunge on Feb. 21 at Lake Viking was a splashing success, raising $15,723 to date.

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Farm Bureau: County Planning legislation

by Charles Kruse

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House Update: Legislative process moving along

by Casey Guernsey, 3rd district

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Conservation Department needs more ‘gobbleteers’

JEFFERSON CITY–The Missouri Department of Conservation and the National Wild Turkey Federation once again are looking for early-rising volunteers to continue a five-year study of turkey gobbling habits. Besides the pleasure of hearing lusty mating calls of male wild turkeys twice a week, participants can hope to win a shotgun or a lifetime hunting permit in return for their contributions to science.

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Post Scripts: Walmart… a bail-out solution

by Joe Snyder

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Family Daze: New method of self talk

by Debbie Farmer

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Gallatin FCCLA competes at Region 2 STAR Events

On Feb. 3 members of the Gallatin FCCLA chapter participated in the Region 2 STAR Events competition at the First Baptist Church in Chillicothe.

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2008-09 Basketball: GHS boys catch fire in OT, beat South Harrison, 84-71

Gallatin’s boys hit eight of ten free throws during a 20-point overtime outburst to beat South Harrison, 84-71, and complete a stunning turnaround in Grand River Conference standings from a season ago.

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The Coonridge Digest: Winter and its evil companion

by Freida Marie Crump

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March is “Disaster Preparedness Month” — statewide severe weather drill set for March 10

The National Weather Service (NWS), SEMA and your local emergency management agency will conduct the Statewide Severe Weather Tornado Drill at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 10.

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2008-09 Wrestling: Bulldogs come close but find no medals at state tournament

Gallatin wrestlers enjoyed some success over the weekend in the state wrestling tournament. It just wasn’t enough to bring home any medals from the three-day competition.

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Sixty homeless people counted in area during survey

Homeless. What images does that word bring to your mind?

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Missouri Farm Bureau renews $5,000 reward for cattle thieves

In response to the growing number of cattle thefts in the state, Missouri Farm Bureau is once again offering a $5,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of individuals committing a felony in the theft of cattle from Farm Bureau members.

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