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Season Pass by Dennis Cox: Just some (sports) reasons to think you might be getting old

As is often the case, when we’re young, we absolutely hate the thought of getting old? But when we reach a certain number…it’s different for every one of us…we begin to feel that age is a badge to be worn, if not proudly, then with resignation.

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Plea hearing set for Daniel Froman on local charges

In Daviess County Circuit Court, a plea hearing is set for 4 p.m. Monday, March 12 for Daniel F. Froman on charges of sexual assault and tampering with a witness in a felony prosecution. The jury trial set for Feb. 28-29 was canceled. These charges are in connection with an incident that occurred in January 2009 at Gallatin Grain Company.

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Ticket drawing this week; ‘Bracket Madness’ slated

Those eligible for a drawing for two free tickets to the 2012 Men’s Big 12 Tournament Semifinals have been announced. The drawing will be conducted later this week to determine the contest winner.

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Daviess County Courthouse News – 2/29/12

County Commission

James Lewis, bridge supervisor, met with the commission regarding work on bridges in Grand River Township. Weather permitting, they will finish this week.

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NCMC signs agreement with Park Unvieristy

A new agreement between the School of Business at Park University of Parkville and North Central Missouri College of Trenton will assist NCMC students who wish to obtain a bachelor of science in business administration-accounting from Park. It provides students who complete an associate of arts degree at NCMC with a two-year plan to earn

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What are your trees worth?

This time of year Larry Godsey gets a lot of calls from woodland owners asking for advice about taxes on timber they have sold.

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Experts predict a hot, dry summer

For nearly a year, the Midwest and southwest United States have experienced drought and warmer than normal conditions. A University of Missouri expert is predicting no relief, as he expects drought and hot conditions to continue this summer.

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Business plan seminar on March 8

Do you have an idea for a business, but, don’t know what information the bank is going to need to recognize the greatness your idea? Have you started your business, but, now need to expand, and you don’t know how to update that business plan you started with seven or eight years ago?

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2012 “Yes You CAN Make Missouri Litter-Free” trash-can-decorating contest deadline March 5

Missouri elementary, middle and home schools K-8 have until March 5 to submit entries for the 2012 "Yes You CAN Make Missouri Litter-Free" trash-can-decorating contest. The annual contest is sponsored by the Missouri departments of Conservation and Transportation as part of the state’s "No MOre Trash!" campaign to raise awareness about Missouri’s litter problem and to discourage littering.

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Greater Kansas City International Auto Show is March 7-11 at Bartle Hall

The signs of spring…robins building their nests, Royals spring training and the 2012 Greater Kansas City International Auto Show. It’s your one chance this year to see hundreds of new vehicles all under one roof at Bartle Hall. Show hours are 5 p.m.to 10 p.m. on March 7; 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. March 8, 9 and 10; and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on March 11.

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Harmonium Brass to perform at Trenton March 11

Harmonium Brass will be appearing at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 11, at the Wesley United Methodist Church in Trenton. Doors open at 2 p.m. The event is brought to the public by Grundy County Friends of the Arts.

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Charity foundation receives award

The Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri has been awarded the Leadership Challenge Award from Leadership Northwest Missouri, Class of 2009 during a luncheon at Great Northwest Day at the Capitol Feb. 1, 2012.

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Looking for somebody? Genealogy workshops at KC March 7, 14, 31 & April 2

The National Archives at Kansas City will be offering three free genealogy workshops in March. Introduction to the 1940 Census will be held on Wednesday, March 7, from 1–2:30 p.m. and Saturday, March 31, from 10–11:30 a.m., and Introduction to Genealogy: Finding Your Ancestors in Federal Census Records will be held on Wednesday, March 14, from 10–11:30 a.m.

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Post Scripts: ‘Be Happy’ attitudes

The first day of Lent was a week ago and I tried to think of something that reminded me of the season and remembered a little book I’ve had a long time, The Be (Happy) Attitudes, written in 1995 by the Rev. Dr. Robert Schuller. There are eight positive attitudes that can transform your life. Karl Menninger said, “Attitudes are more important than facts.”

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Poosey Digest: The pink slip

Greetings from Poosey.

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Good Thinking: Leap Year

Leap Year! How did it happen?

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Cut to the Chase: We reap what we sow

Growing up on a farm, my brother, sister and I heard "you reap what you sow" more than once. The old adage was used in a number of scenarios, all of which involved hard work for a benefit that was rarely instantaneous. Planting and tending the garden was one such task.

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Saving Medicare?

Both parties have succumbed to the temptation of getting elected by promising ever more goodies from the public coffers, irrespective of constitutional limits, and to the point that they have irresponsibly enslaved our children with 15.25 trillion dollar indebtedness.

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Capitol Report: Working to regulate the regulations

Missouri’s economy has struggled as our state has led the nation in job losses. The only way to successfully overcome this situation is by creating a sustainable path of economic growth through private sector job creation. However, one of the greatest obstacles to private sector economic growth has become the ever increasing number of rules, regulations, and mandates being forced upon Missouri’s businesses.

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Jerold Combs 1935-2012

Funeral services for Jerold Combs will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, March 2, at the First Christian Church, Cameron. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Poland-Thompson Funeral Home, Cameron. Inurnment: at a later date. Memorial fund: to the family.

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Richard L. Spears 1946-2012

A celebration of life for Richard Spears will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 2, 2012, at the Meyers Funeral Chapel in Blue Springs. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Burial with full military honors will be at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 3, 2012, at the Pilot Grove No. 1 Cemetery at Jamesport. The family suggests memorials to the First Baptist Church Building Fund, 1405

Bonnie Maize 1926-2012

Funeral services for Bonnie Maize were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at Roberson Funeral Home, Gilman City. Burial was at Masonic Cemetery, Gilman City. Memorials may be made to the Masonic Cemetery in care of Roberson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 46, Bethany, Mo., 64424.

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Schuyler Appley1949-2012

Schuyler Appley, 63, formerly of Gallatin, died Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012, at Cameron Regional Medical Center.

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Lena Myrle Watley 1928 – 2012

Lena Myrle Watley, 93, Lee’s Summit, passed away Saturday, February 25, 2012.

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Boys Scouts visit FCC

Area boy scouts attended the First Christian Church on Boy Scout Sunday, Feb. 5. Pictured are, left to right, front row, Hunter McCampbell, C.J. Richards, Jack Malo, Morgan Corwin, Landon Corwin; second row, Keaton Collins, Michael McLey, Dalton Swalley, Blake Cornett; back row, Dean Swalley, Mark Richards, Mike Arnold, Mark Corwin, Terry Cornett.

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