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The Poosey Digest: Getting the point across with a little bit of kick

by Freida Marie Crump

Greetings from Poosey.

"What the heck is the Monkey Ward catalog?" Luckily the teacher had been around long enough to translate the answer for her student… Montgomery Ward. Then came "A cream separator? What’s that for?" and "Gas stamps? People paid for gas with stamps?"

My friend said she’d taken her students to a retirement home to interview the residents about what it was like growing

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Post Scripts: Six boys and 13 hands

by Joe Snyder

I received an interesting story recently about the Iwo Jima Memorial in Washington D.C. and thought I’d share it in case you haven’t heard this story. It was told to a group of students visiting the memorial.

"My name is James Bradley and I’m from Antigo, Wisc. My dad is on that statue, and I just wrote a book called Flags of Our Fathers. It is the

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Letter to the Editor – Gary Carder

Dear Editor:

President Reagan said the government, which robs Peter to pay Paul, can always depend on the support of Paul. I believe the Tea Party people are tired of supporting Paul

Gary Carder

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Gallatin joins youth football league

Gallatin has joined Show-Me Youth Football League to form a youth tackle football team, according to organizer Brett Adkison.

An informational meeting for parents is set for 5:30 p.m. on May 3 at the high school library in Gallatin.

Mr. Adkison was an assistant football coach at GHS under then head coach Mark Cole. "We’ve tossed the idea of youth football around for a couple of years and we decided

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Jameson native is world series team roping winner

Brock Griffin of Jameson and Leonard Berryhill of Talala, Okla., won the World Series Roping held Feb. 28 at the Bridle Creek Arena at Sperry, Okla. They won the cash prize of $6,480 and monogrammed jackets.

Brock, header, and Leonard, heeler, won first out of 54 ropers with a time of 35.99 on four head of steers. Brock and Leonard have earned a spot in the World Series Final to

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First class second hand store opens in Gallatin

Alemania Veruschka’s One More Chance opened in Gallatin on Saturday, April 24.

The store is located at in the former Lickety Split building on the east side of the square. The combination thrift and antique shop also provides an outlet for Alemania’s many artistic gifts.

Alemania can make unique baskets and candles to the color and style of your order. She sews and sequins designer jackets and jeans. She will

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Department of Natural Resources invites public comment on plan to protect Hickory Creek in Daviess County

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources is seeking comments on a draft plan to improve water quality in Hickory Creek near Jameson and Coffey in Daviess County.

The plan, which is part of a total maximum daily load document, describes pollutant reductions needed to improve water quality in the creek.

The department has determined that Hickory Creek does not meet water quality standards due to unknown pollutants and has placed

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Arnolds, Gwinn launch second case against PSF

Each received $750,000 in 2006 in successful bid for damages

In Daviess County Circuit Court on April 20, Jack Arnold, Carlotta Arnold and David Gwinn, all of Jamesport, filed suit against Smithfield Foods, Premium Standard Farms, KC2 Real Estate LLC and David Townsend. The suit alleges that the hog farms operated by the defendants are an ongoing nuisance, interfering with the plaintiffs’ right to enjoy their property.

Jack Arnold, Carlotta

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Trial set in case against Gallatin Sale Barn

A bench trial has been set for July 14, 2010, in a case brought by the State of Missouri, the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR), and the Missouri Clean Water Commission against Daniel F. Froman and the Gallatin Livestock Auction.

The case, which will be heard by Judge Roger Prokes in the Daviess County Circuit Court, was filed in July 2008.

The involvement of the state in the case

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