Here’s an opportunity for you to make a difference in someone’s life. Blood donations are wanted for a Red Cross blood drive slated from 3 to 7 p.m. on Monday, May 14. This Red Cross event will be held in the fellowship hall at Gallatin First Baptist Church. Reservations are suggested to avoid waiting. Further information can be obtained by calling the church office weekday mornings, 663-2331.
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Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan recently announced the Daviess County Library received a Targeted Collection Development Grant in the amount of $1,200.
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The North Daviess Board of Education held its regular meeting April 16.
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The Winston R-VI School District was recognized at the Annual Hats Off Awards Celebration on the campus of Northwest Missouri State University on Monday, April 23, for achieving the Accredited with Distinction in Performance Award. Pictured presenting the award are Federal Instructional Improvement Supervisor Allen Stephens and DESE Area Supervisor Larry Price. Receiving the award on behalf of the Winston R-VI School District are Elementary Principal Abby Smith, K-12 Counselor
Jamesport FFA placed 18th out of 327 chapters in the state, earning a Top Chapter Award at the 84th Missouri FFA Convention held April 18-19 in Columbia. Only 10% of state chapters receive a top chapter designation each year.
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CDS elementary students were recognized at the monthly Character Champs Assembly. Recipients of the award were nominated by their classroom teachers and voted on by character spies in the elementary. Winners of the award include second grader Andon Allen, third grader Madison Michael, fourth grader Dylan Burns, and sixth grader Hayley Michael. These students displayed positive classroom behaviors, leadership, and overall good character. CDS Elementary Students of the Month are
CDSE third graders and Gallatin BTC partnered up to deliver April’s character traits of the month, "perseverance," and "confidence." Together they expressed the importance of being confident and persevering during the state assessments, MAP test and Stanford 10 Achievement test, by "Stick 2 It! U Can Do It!". Third graders performed a special cheer with Champ the Bulldog and BTC bank employees, and sang a song to the tune of
Gallatin’s Junior High girls placed third and the boys finished fourth at last Tuesday’s Trenton Middle School Relays. Highlighting the day for the Bulldogs were a pair of new junior high records for Harris Cameron and Tristen Wilson.
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A trip to Albany last Thursday (April 19) netted four first place medals for Gallatin track athletes, as well as a second place team finish for the girls and third place finish for the boys.
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Gallatin R-5 golfer Grant Simmons shot an 18-hole round of 98 on Monday to finish ninth in the individual competition at the Grand River Conference Golf Tournament held in Stanberry.
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Whether they are on the firing line in national marksmanship competitions or doing their day-to-day military mission, Missouri’s Citizen-Soldiers and Airmen are setting the standard for National Guardsmen across the country.
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The “New Red Onion Jazz Babies will perform at 3 p.m., Sunday, April 29 at the Gary Dickinson Performing Arts Center in Chillicothe as part of the Chillicothe Area Arts Council’s 2011-12 arts season.
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Agriculture Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan announced today that USDA will be investing in farm to school programs nationwide to help eligible schools improve the health and wellbeing of their students and connect with local agricultural producers.
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A sneak preview of some work from “The Grand Canyon in Oils Exhibit”, will be offered at a cultural luncheon from noon to 1 p.m., Tuesday, May 1, at the Alaska House,
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in Chillicothe. Artist Darrell Gardner will share a slideshow and information on his passion for the beauty of the Grand Canyon, and on his determination to catch some of that beauty in his oil paintings.
The National Archives at Kansas City will be offering one free genealogy workshop in May. Introduction to Genealogy: Using Federal Census Records to Find Your Ancestors will be held on Wednesday, May 9 from 10:00 –– 11:30 a.m. The workshop will be held at 400 West Pershing Road, Kansas City, Missouri 64108.
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"From the 43rd" is a non-partisan article submitted by the joint effort of 43rd Circuit Judges Tom Chapman and Brent Elliott. The purpose of the article is to give residents a better understanding of the judicial system as well as specific operations within the Circuit. No explanation or example utilized herein should in any way be interpreted as reflecting the judges’ approval or disapproval of any law
Lee Burns, 31, Kansas City, was arrested April 20 during a traffic stop on I-35 for possession of controlled substance with intent to distribute, class D felony, possession of controlled substance, class C felony, and driving while revoked, class D felony. He was stopped for failure to drive on right half of roadway. He had no ID and would not give his name. He said the vehicle he
Roberta A. Sandy, 94, Cameron, died April 23, 2012, at the Cameron Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
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Kirby Payne, executive director of Daviess County USDA Farm Service Agency, reminds producers that sign up for the Direct and Counter Cyclical Payment and the Average Crop Revenue Election Program end on June 1. In addition, producers have until June1 to sign up for the Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payment Program for the 2010 crop year.
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The Gallatin Theatre League recently made a donation to Children’s Mercy Hospital. This year’s spring play was "110 in the Shade" and as done many times in the past, the members used proceeds from the spring musical to benefit the hospital. This year the money will go to the Pediatric Research Fund affiliated with Children’s Mercy.
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All non-certified staff was rehired for the 2012-2013 school year during the meeting of the Pattonsburg R-2 Board of Education held April 18.
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Amanda Kay Huffman, daughter of Mike and Viola Huffman of Gallatin, graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, S.C., on April 12. She will graduate from Advanced Individual Training on June 13. She has been promoted to squad leader. Hufffman is with the 165th Infantry Brigade. [Submitted Photo]
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