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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.

She was born Sept. 26, 1925 in College Springs, Iowa, the daughter of Eugene and Gayle(Anderson) Russell.

On Jan. 22, 1942, she married O. Wayne Plowman in Gallatin, Mo. He preceded her in death on Dec. 13, 2009. She also was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Keith

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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.

Corwin was placed under arrest for leaving the scene of an accident. A

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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

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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.

There was no mention of Dudley’s achievement of being an Eagle Scout. That’s a significant oversight. Dudley’s father, Charles Brandom, was the very first Gallatin youth to earn Eagle Scout. That was in 1938, six years after

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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.

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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.

 

In other business at the meeting of the North Daviess Board of Education held Monday, Oct. 17, one bid was received for the school bus from the Chris Heldenbrand family and was accepted by a vote of 4 yes; 1 abstain.

The financial statement was

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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:

Principal’s Honor Roll (4.00) — 7th Grade: Mattison Ishmael; 9th Grade: Sara Lin, Rachel Rogers; 11th Grade: Kylie Cameron, Chad Robertson, Palmer Turley; 12th Grade: Bethany Harris, Michael Youd.

A Honor Roll (3.99-3.66) — 7th Grade: Wyatt Bird, Samantha Boyd, Keaton Collins, Morgan Corwin, Ashley Gadberry, Kelsie Huggins, Austin Hunt, Mariah Huston, Tanner Johnson,

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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.

One of the highlights of the meeting involved hearing motivational speaker and best selling author, Sam Glenn. Mr. Glenn uses humor and art to deliver his message on

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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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