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Pauline M. Plowman 1925-2011

Pauline M. Plowman, 86, Cameron, (formerly of Daviess County, Mo.) passed Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011 at a Cameron, Mo., nursing home.

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Six arrested on drug charges

Six persons were arrested on drug charges on Oct. 24, when the Daviess County Sheriff and two deputies went to Apartment #16 at 101 E. Elm Street in Gallatin to make contact with Johnathan Corwin regarding an accident he had on Oct. 23. Corwin and five other people were at the apartment sitting around a coffee table.

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Those haunted hills — 1857 murder conviction overturned by Missouri Supreme Court

Every timber in Daviess County probably has one somewhere — An old cement foundation, half buried under the dirt and grass, wreathed in lichen and moss, nearly covered up by leaves and limbs. It leans, no doubt, with the weight of years and memories and sorrows. Someone lived in this old house a long, long time ago. But what was their story? Does anyone remember? Is the tale still being

Off the Editor’s Spike: It feels right to call this home

No matter what is written in an obituary, nothing captures the entirety of a life’s work. The recent passing of Dudley Brandom and his obituary printed in this newspaper recently underscores the point.

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Winston juniors first to be eligible for A+ program

The Winston R-6 Board of Education approved the A+ Citizenship Policy during its regular meeting held Oct. 20, 2011. Mrs. Weis, A+ coordinator, will be holding a meeting for students and parents that are interested in signing up for the A+ program in the next couple weeks. This year’s junior class will be the first graduating class from Winston R-6 school district that is eligible for the A+ Schools Program.

North Daviess board moves Senior Carnival to Nov. 4, 2011

North Daviess R-3 moved the date of its Senior Carnival to Nov. 4, with the spaghetti supper starting at 5 p.m. and the carnival following.

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GHS announces 1st quarter honor roll for 2011-12

Gallatin R-5 High School recently announced its first quarter honor roll with the following students recognized:

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GHS FCCLA attends 2011 Region 2 meeting

On Oct. 19, the Gallatin FCCLA Chapter attended the Region 2 meeting in Liberty. At this meeting, both business items and upcoming FCCLA events were discussed. GHS Sophomore, Kaitlyn McNeely, is the current Region 2 Parliamentarian. She assisted in conducting the meeting.

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Three from GHS selected for 2011 District Choir

Three students from Gallatin R-5 High School, Sabrina Steele, Michael Youd and Megan Avriette, have been selected for Northwest All-District Choir. The choir will perform in concert at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29, at Platte County High School. The performance will be directed by William Grega with approximately 150 students participating.

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NCMC to host youth basketball clinic Oct. 29, 2011

Jenni Croy, head coach of the Lady Pirates basketball team at North Central Missouri College in Trenton, has announced plans for a one-day youth basketball clinic, open to both boys and girls in grades three through eight.

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FFA and FCCLA hold 2011 barnwarming

On Oct. 15, the Gallatin FFA and FCCLA held their annual barnwarming dance. Over 100 members from the two organizations participated. The music for the evening was provided by Saturation Point, and J.R. Bird called the square dances, marking over 50 years of calling.

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2011 Class 1 All-Region Softball Districts 1-16

Pitchers

Kendle Schieber, Jefferson

Bridgette Bryson, King City

Riley Bremer, Stanberry

Danessa Derry, Princeton

Catchers

Jill Henry, Jefferson

Emma Hill, King City

Brook Wolf, South Nodaway

Infielders

Kaley Pyles, DeKalb

Ashley Chore, Jefferson

Sierra Michaelis, Mercer

Darcy Schieber, Jefferson

Cheyanne Stoll, King City

Shannon Luke, Stanberry

Tiffany Bomberger, DeKalb

Outfielders

Jordan Breckenridge, King City

Chandler Newman, Winston

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2011 Football: Panthers sack Bulldogs, but Gallatin makes playoffs with 7-point win in finale

Gallatin punched Polo in the mouth with a quick touchdown off a turnover but the Bulldogs could not translate early success into a consistent effort. The Panthers recovered to score 32 unanswered points to take a 32-13 win in the second week of district play.

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Benefits and fairs for veterans in area

On Oct. 29 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. there will be a veterans benefit event at the Princeton VFW post.

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Farris Theatre features Triple Delight in honor of veterans

Farris Theater will hold a performance in honor or area veterans from 2-4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5, at Richmond.

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Donations welcomed by area veteran’s groups

Wayne Kleinschmidt, an advisor with the area VFW, would like to remind people that in our area veteran’s organizations include the VFW; the DAV; and the American Legion.

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USDA designates 101 counties as disaster areas

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated 101 counties in Missouri, including Daviess, as natural disaster areas due to losses caused by drought and excessive heat that occurred July 1 to Aug. 30, 2011.

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Rehearsals in full swing at Gallatin Theatre

What do you get when you put five middle-aged women, two middle-aged men with lots of baggage, and a villain named Bunny in a church turned day-spa?

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Reunions – Curliss

A celebration of life luncheon for Brenda Fetters Curliss was held Saturday, Oct. 22, at Seasons in Gallatin.

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OATS board raffles quilt

Members of the OATS board will be selling chances for a friendship quilt around Gallatin over the next few days.

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Pattonsburg Multi-Purpose Center

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Pattonsburg news

by Lavena Lowrey

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Bridge north of Coffey closing

The Missouri Department of Transportation has announced that MO 13 in Daviess County is scheduled to close on Monday, Oct. 31.

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Daviess County Courthouse News – 10–26-11

County Commission

James Lewis, bridge supervisor, reported on repairs being made in Sheridan Township. Also, the contractor may be at the Jefferson Township bridge site on 105th Street this week to bore the sockets for the piling.

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Gallatin club plans fund-raiser

Carol Weaver was hostess for the Oct. 3 meeting of Laureate Delta Rho. Plans were made by the social and ways and means committees for a fundraiser.

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