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McVeigh juror to Boston:

As jurists weigh the fate of convicted terrorist Dzhokhar Tsarnaev after the Boston marathon bombing, a jurist who joined in the unanimous decision to impose the death penalty on another terrorist almost 20 years ago says: "I hope you can live with your decision..."
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Cut to the Chase: Not your father’s Farm Bill

by Tracy Taylor Grondine

Farm bill legislation approved by the Senate and awaiting debate in the House of Representatives is not your father’s typical farm bill. It’s about the future. Passing through the Senate last week, the Agriculture Reform, Food and Jobs Act (S. 3240) recognizes that U.S. farmers are aging and something needs to be done to ensure that the future of agriculture is viable. The Senate’s version includes

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July 4 Closed; July 13 Eye Screenings 11:15-1:30; July 13 SNAP program 10-1; July 13 Blood Pressures/Sugars 11-12.

Heartland Lions Eye Bank will be at the Center Friday, July 13, to screen for macular degeneration and glaucoma from 11:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

We will also have SNAP (food stamp) Program from 10-1 on Friday, July 13, and blood pressure/sugar checks by

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Building bridges not walls

by the Rev. Joseph A. Darby

My home state of South Carolina has imposed a tough new law to address “illegal” immigration. Like many recently enacted state immigration laws – which bear a curious similarity from state to state – South Carolina now requires law enforcement officers to check the backgrounds of those they suspect may be in the country illegally, makes it a crime to harbor or transport illegal

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Youtsey on MWSU president’s honor roll

Keshia Youtsey, a 2010 graduate of Winston, maintained the President’s Honor Roll for the spring semester 2012 at Missouri Western State Unviersity.

Students who have carried 12 hours or more for graded credit and have earned a grade point average of 4.0 qualify for the honor.


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Good Thinking: Let freedom ring!

by Dr. Don Kuehle

“I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America….”

I walked into the church sanctuary; at the front were two flags: the American flag and the Christian flag. Both are important; both remind us some basic truths and principles that we celebrate.

As our gaze focuses on the American flag, we’re reminded of the greatness of this nation in which we live, of

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Local students on S&T honors list

Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla announces the names of students who made the honor list for the 2012 Spring semester, including: Frank Edward Marshall of Pattonsburg, a sophomore in physics; Shalyn LeAnn Selby of Gallatin, a senior in biological sciences; and William Cody Selby of Gallatin, a senior in civil engineering.

Those on the list carried a minimum of 12 hours and had grade point averages of

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Missouri S&T awards degrees at annual commencement

More than 770 candidates received degrees from Missouri University of Science and Technology during commencement ceremonies held Friday, May 4, and Saturday, May 5, 2012, in the Gale Bullman Multi-Purpose Building on campus, including:

Shalyn LeAnn Selby of Gallatin earned a bachelor of science degree in biological sciences magna cum laude. William Cody Selby of Gallatin earned a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering summa cum laude.

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Piburn receives scholarships to attend Missouri State University

Missouri State University recently awarded scholarships to incoming students for the 2012-13 academic year, including Tabitha Lane Piburn of Winston, who received the Hutchens/SGA Centennial Leaders Scholarship.

These students were selected from those who applied based on their ACT (American College Test) scores, GPA, standing in graduating class and leadership shown in community and school activities.

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Car slows for deer, hit from behind

Two people received minor injuries in an accident that happened at about 9:37 p.m. on June 20 in Daviess County.

According to a report by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Brandon Curtis, 19, Gallatin, was westbound on Hwy. 6 about 1.5 miles east of Altamont. Another vehicle being driven by Sandra Smith, 33, St. Joseph, was also westbound. Smith’s vehicle slowed due to a deer crossing the roadway. Curtis’ vehicle

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