Dates have been set for Gallatin’s annual wrestling mini camp and tournament for kids at Covel D. Searcy Elementary School.
Wrestlers will learn basic fundamental wrestling and will be pooled together by age, weight and ability for the tournament. There is no cost to participate.
Following is a schedule for peewee practices on Jan. 6, 7, 13 and 14: kindergarten through second grade, 3:15 to 4:30 p.m. in the gym;
Basketball action resumes for Gallatin varsity teams with a trip to Pattonsburg for a non-conference doubleheader next Tuesday. Bulldog squads tip off Grand River Conference play with a cold trip to Worth County on Jan. 8.
Gallatin’s girls are the #5 seed in the Lawson Invitational which runs from Jan. 11-16. The Lady Bulldogs will face #4 Richmond at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 12. The boys are the #8
Bulldog wrestlers get back into the swing of things on Jan. 5 when they travel to Plattsburg for a quadrangular meet. They will also take part in the Marshall Tournament on Jan. 12.
Michael L. Gasperino, 51, Kansas City, has been sentenced for charges related to an armed residential robbery that occurred April 30, 2009, at Pattonsburg. The sentencing hearing was conducted by Judge James Valbracht in Daviess County Circuit Court on Dec. 23. Gasperino was found guilty of all charges by a Daviess County jury on Nov. 24.
Gasperino entered the residence at 15735 US Highway 69 on April 30,
by Joe Snyder
As the old year comes to an end and an unsettled new year begins, a host of citizens remain deeply concerned about the United States involvement in Afghanistan for the past eight years. A recent article in many newspapers world-wide reflected how Russia in particular worries about the United States sending more troops there.
It was 30 years ago that the huge Red Army of Russia began
by Freida Marie Crump
Greetings from the Ridge. I’d heard people joke about root canals all my life until I finally had a couple myself… then I stopped laughing. It’s been over 20 years ago but like a Christmas pageant gone awry, I can remember each terrifying detail. Most unforgettable among the Guantanamo-based memories was the moment the dentist drove a hypodermic directly down the inside of my carved-out tooth.
Greetings from the Ridge.
I’d heard people joke about root canals all my life until I finally had a couple myself… then I stopped laughing. It’s been over 20 years ago but like a Christmas pageant gone awry, I can remember each terrifying detail. Most unforgettable among the Guantanamo-based memories was the moment the dentist drove a hypodermic directly down the inside of my carved-out tooth.
January through June
The year 2008 is poised to go into record books as wettest ever; Ethics commission imposed fine against newly elected sheriff Ben Becerra; trees are bare and you can see Bluegrass Ridge Wind Farm; fire destroyed belongings of single mother (Shauna Phoung) with four children; library offering computer classes; Gallatin R-5 voted to become charter member of statewide health insurance pool; Wanda Taylor named the Allied
The Farmers’ Electric 47th annual Youth Tour to Washington Essay Contest will have a couple of changes in 2010.
In the previous 46 years, only members of the junior class at 26 area high schools were eligible to take part in the contest," explained Steve Shoot, FEC’s manager of member services. "This year the contest has been changed to include area sophomores who will be competing for the opportunity to
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