Morgan Horvatin, a 13-year-old eighth grader at Gallatin Middle School, was named Offensive Most Valuable Player after her team "The Fireballz" won the USSSA Midwest Region 5 World Series 14 and Under "C" Division on July 12.
by Breanne Brammer, reporter
The Gallatin Area II officer team has had a great start to the year. The first officer team meeting was held on June 15, at president Jon Black’s house. Events for the upcoming year were discussed, t-shirts were given, time slots for working the district fair were decided, the Area Bowling Night date was set, and plans to attend the Area Officer Institute were discussed.
The Daviess County Library will receive $5,200, half in 2010 and the other half in 2011, for the purchase of two computers over two years through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Opportunity Online Hardware Grant.
This is the third year of the grant program, which awards libraries in selected states across the nation with matching grants for new and updated technology. "The library will match the foundation’s grant with
Barbara Ritcherson, 56, passed away Wednesday, July 22, 2009 at North Kansas City Hospital. Services were held Saturday, July 25 at McWilliams Funeral Home in Gallatin. Family visitation was held one hour prior to the service. Burial was in the Hillcrest Cemetery near Gallatin. Memorial contributions may be made to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation or the Gallatin First Christian Church in care of the funeral home.
by Wilbur Bush
In the early 1940s, hot lunch programs were edging into the schools. Prior to this, a few commodities such as corn or beans could be heated on pot-bellied stoves and served warm to the students in the winter months. At times a parent would donate a canned product which could also be heated and served. In addition, there were times when the Rainbow Bread Company donated bread.
Carolyn Rose Terry, 80, Cameron passed away on July 25, 2009.
Carolyn was born on Feb. 20, 1929 in Altamont, Mo., to Bill and Elizabeth (Stroup) McGinnis. They preceded her in death.
Carolyn married Carl Cope, then divorced and then married Thomas Terry on Feb. 10, 1964 in Miami, Okla.
Survivors include her husband, Tom Terry of the home; son, Bob (Mavis) Cope, Cameron; two daughters, Brenda Terry and Connie
The baseball coaching staff of North Central Missouri College, the American Legion coaching staff, and others are combining efforts to provide two special baseball events in Trenton on July 30 and Aug. 4.
These two events are for baseball players ages 14 through 18 (players who would be eligible to compete in an 18-and-under team in the summer of 2010). Players who are uncertain if they meet the age criteria
John L. Lutter, 73, of Lake Viking passed away Saturday, July 25 at the North Kansas City Hospital. A celebration of life will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, July 30 at the Lake Viking Church near Gallatin. Family visitation will be 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday evening at McWilliams Funeral Home in Gallatin where friends may call after 11 a.m. Burial will be at the Lake Viking Cemetery near
The Northwest Missouri Children’s Advocacy Center will hold its third annual golf tournament to benefit abused children on Aug. 22 at Fairview Golf Course in St. Joseph, and they are looking for golfers, tournament sponsors and raffle prizes to help make the event a success.
The Advocacy Center, located in St. Joseph, is a not-for-profit center that provides a child-friendly environment to conduct one, research-based, forensic interview with children who
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