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Oldest house in county (1833) being restored

GRUNDY COUNTY, MO — Visitors to the Thompson House got the chance to view improvements made to the structure during an open house at the site held on Oct. 20, 2012. The Thompson House is the oldest standing house in Grundy County, built in 1833. The Friends of the Thompson House organization has been working to restore the home, built by one of the county’s first settlers, Dr. William H.

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‘Coffee with a Cop’ announced

TRENTON, MO — Residents will get the chance to learn more about local law enforcement and meet members of the Trenton Police Department as part of the “Coffee with a Cop” program being implemented by new Police Chief Tommy Wright. Two sessions are planned for the month of November, with the first being on Thursday, Nov. 1 at McDonald’s from 7 to 9 a.m. The second event will be held

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The Haun’s Mill Massacre remembered 174 years later

If you should decide to visit Haun’s Mill in Caldwell County, go because you like to get out and drive around. The site itself is not much to see when you get there. It is a stone marker with an inscribed plaque situated in a pretty grove of trees beside a narrow leaf-choked creek.

Go for the history. This site marks a place of violence and tragedy and is sacred

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Old Hwy. 13 rivals meet for berth in District 8 title game

Logan Jeffers gets cut down from behind but his forward momentum carried him into the end zone for a touchdown.

Herbert Hoover was president of the United States. Gas cost ten cents per gallon. The average price for a new car was $610. A first class postage stamp had just gone up by one-third to three cents.

The year was 1932, and that was the last time Gallatin and Hamilton

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Church News

From area church services that were conducted Sunday, October 28, 2012:

Olive Baptist

Brother David’s Sunday morning message was “The Essence of the Law and the Prophets” from Matthew 7. Sarah Ishmael’s children’s message was “Bringing People to God” from Acts 3. We continued our study on the book of Job during Sunday evening Bible study.

We will hold our monthly business meeting Sunday after morning worship. Please bring items

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Margaret Waterbury 1920-2012

Funeral services for Margaret Waterbury were held October 28 at the Roberson Funeral Home, Jamesport. Burial was in Masonic Cemetery, Jamesport. Memorial contributions may be made to NorthCare Hospice and\or Masonic Cemetery Jamesport, in care of Roberson Funeral Home, 503 S. Broadway St., Jamesport, Mo., 64648.

Margaret Elizabeth “Maggie” Waterbury, 92, Jamesport, died Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at the NorthCare Hospice & Palliative Care, North Kansas City.

She was born

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Matin Burge completes naval training


SA Matin S. Burge completed her naval recruit training as chief-petty-officer of her division on Oct. 12, 2012, at Great Lakes, Ill. Mattie will be home Nov. 2 for nine days before beginning her duties aboard guided missile cruiser NSS Chancellorsville in San Diego, Calif. She is the daughter of Nanette and Tim Burge of Jamesport. [Submitted Photo]

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Capitol Perspectives: The pain of loss

Every election night, I think back to the losers of past elections. I remember how some have been magnanimous in defeat, while others have been bitter. It is difficult, I think, to realize the emotional pain a candidate must feel at being rejected in such a public fashion.

It was expressed in 2010 when U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver’s spokesperson explained the absence of an election night appearance and concession by

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Fina Kinne 1934-2012

Funeral services for Fina Kinne were held on Friday, Oct. 26, at Hamilton Federated Church. Interment was at Highland Cemetery, Hamilton. Memorials may be made to the Hamilton Federated Church. Arrangements were by Bram Funeral Home, Hamilton.

Fina Kinne, Jr., 78, Hamilton, died on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012, at Heartland Regional Medical Center, St. Joseph.

Fina was born on April 2, 1934 in Hamilton to Fina Kinne, Sr., and Lennis

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