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Lucky Lady is new Bulldog mascot

Gallatin R-5 Bulldogs have a new mascot and her name is Lady Champ. The two-year-old was recently adopted by Tina Powell of Gallatin. Tina said she rescued Lady from a shelter right before she was scheduled to be put down. She contacted the school and was told by Coach Meyer that they’d be happy to have her for their new mascot. The only mascot the school has had lately has

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GHS golfers tackle first of four road meets

Gallatin Lady Bulldog golfers teed off their season last Wednesday against Stanberry and followed up with a meet Tuesday at Lawson.

Molly Mott shot a team-low round of 60 in competition against Stanberry. Markecia Wilson, Carlye Guffey and Grace VanOpitz also participated at the varsity level.

Katrina Osborn shot 50 for Stanberry to lead all golfers.

Team scores included Stanberry 237, King City 268 and Gallatin 271.

Wilson, Kelsey Bird

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Cut to the Chase: A real dilemma

by Rebecca French Smith

Can someone please tell me the difference between “real” food and “fake” food? I used to think the latter was plastic until a newspaper article suggested otherwise. Growing up we had fake, rubber grapes that my mom put in a bowl on the table, and I admit, I have beaded pears in a crystal vase on my sideboard.

The title of a recent column in the

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Nuisance litigation ends against PSF

PRINCETON, MO — Premium Standard Farms LLC (PSF), along with Seeger Weiss LLP, The Middleton Firm, LLC and Speer Law Firm, PA, counsel for plaintiffs in longstanding Missouri nuisance litigation, issued the following joint statement on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012: 

“We are pleased to announce an agreement to settle the claims of almost three hundred individuals who asserted that PSF’s Missouri hog farm operations constitute a nuisance against their properties.

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Pediatric-sized traction splint now available

TARKIO, MO — The Atichson-Holt Ambulance District has received a pediatric-sized traction splint to be used in pre-hospital emergency response circumstances. Only 73% of Missouri’s ground ambulance services offer pediatric-sized tract splints, which are used to realign a fractured femur to its proper position, to reduce pain, and to restore perfusion to an injured leg. The majority of these splints were distributed during the latter half of May, 2012, according

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Physician closes practice to join center

CHILLICOTHE, MO — Chillicothe-area family practice physician Christopher Hulett, D.O., is closing his independent practice and will join Hedrick Family Care beginning Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012. Dean Adkins, F.N.P., family nurse practitioner and house supervisor at Hedrick Medical Center, will join Hedrick Family Care on the same date.

Dr. Hulett’s current patients have been notified of the change and provided information on how to transfer their care to his new

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Post Scripts: Scrapbooking

I recently read that scrapbooking is becoming quite the thing for get-togethers among women. I’ve been doing scrapbooks by myself for as long as I can remember. I think I got the idea from my mother as she was always saving bits of things when I was growing up. I have many things in my collection of scrapbooks that she had saved. When we moved to San Marcos eleven years

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Courthouse News

Your Right to Know: The following is information released from the Daviess County Courthouse on Tuesday, August 28th, 2012.

In a jury trial conducted Aug. 24 in Livingston County, Delmario Reese was found guilty of two counts of assault on corrections officer second degree, one a class C felony and one a class B felony. The assaults occurred on Sept. 14, 2011, while Reese was an inmate at the Daviess-DeKalb

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Site plan for new water plant, Chief working hard on burglaries

Gallatin city minutes

Andy Macias with Snyder & Associates introduced Mark Pearson, the city’s new engineer working on the water plant project, to the Gallatin Board of Aldermen during their regular meeting held Aug. 27. The board discussed the site plan for the new water plant.

Police Chief Mark Richards discussed the submitted report on activity from Aug. 13-27 with the following reports taken and tickets given: one peace disturbance;

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