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Busick roars, but Maysville soars to GIT upset

Bailey Maxwell battles for an offensive rebound Tuesday night during Gallatin’s first round win over Gilman City.

Only one opening round game of the 36th Gallatin Invitational failed to go as scripted, and that upset provided the best game from the combined Monday-Tuesday slate.

Newtown-Harris junior Micah Busick scored 17 points in the first half and added 20 in the second but it wasn’t enough as Maysville’s #5 seeded

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County brush control controversy pending

On Nov. 15, Daviess County Prosecutor Annie Gibson filed a motion to dismiss the case which was brought against Daviess County by Jessie and Gina Gonzales of Sheridan Township. The Gonzaleses are seeking an injunction to keep the county from enforcing brush control laws at their property on Vista Avenue.

No ruling has been made, and no hearing is scheduled at this time.

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Velma Jennings 1924-2012

Funeral services for Velma Jennings will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, at Rupp Funeral Home. The interment will be at the Memorial Park Cemetery.

Velma Lucille Jennings, 88, St. Joseph, died Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, in St. Joseph.

She was born May 23, 1924 in Hamilton, daughter of Lydia and John Floyd.

She married Gene Jennings on October 13, 1973.

She worked at Missouri Methodist

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Bulldog wrestlers kick off 2012-13 season

Opening night for Gallatin R-5 varsity wrestlers produced a pair of losses to traditionally strong opponents.

The Bulldogs traveled to Marceline for a double dual and came home with narrow losses to the Tigers, 42-32, and Lexington Minutemen, 39-30.

Jim Dale, a third place finisher in the GRC and 6th place finisher at state last season, won both matches on Tuesday. Michael Stanley, a state qualifier last season, did

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Students Earn Karate Rankings

Nine students at North Central Missouri College in Trenton completed a Shotokan Karate physical education course this week. Pictured front row, left to right, are Ashley Cowart of Mercer, Mikayla Vanderpool of Richmond, Jenny Stanhope of Gallatin, Katelynn McCaffery of Mooresville, and Chelsea Meissen of New Cambria. Back row, left to right: Klayton Munden of Unionville, Seth Overton of Brookfield, Nick Taylor of Mercer, and Megan Leonard of Mercer. All

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Good Thinking: The joy of feeling

by Dr. Don Kuehle

Christmas is close! Too close! We’ve too much last-minute things to do: shopping, baking, house-cleaning, wrapping gifts, parties and programs. Everybody talks about getting the “Christmas spirit.” So, how are you really feeling? There are a lot of mixed feelings surrounding Christmas.

A mixture of glad feelings and sad feelings over Christmas’ past. We feel both joy and frustration over Christmas-present. Feelings of uncertainty and hope

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Barnes recognized as Employee of the Year

Barnes is presented with award.

Shawna Barnes, Area Specialist for USDA – Rural Development was recently recognized by the agency as the Employee of the Year award in North Missouri. This encompasses an area of 27 counties. Mrs. Barnes earned this award based on her many accomplishments during the past fiscal year which ran from Oct. 1, 2012, through Sept. 30, 2012. Mrs. Barnes resides in the Winston area and

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City discusses possible sewer rate hike, land for project

Gallatin city minutes

The Gallatin Board of Aldermen discussed a possible increase of sewer rates for next year during its meeting held Monday, Nov. 26, at city hall. City Administrator Zac Johnson said the proposed increase was needed to complete necessary capital improvement projects at the existing sewer plant over the next several years. Johnson said he would provide more details about the sewer rates in next week’s paper.

The

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Small-town girls become big-time soldiers

by Jennifer Archdekin, ngmo.pao@us.army.mil

Jordan Davis

The small village of Winston in Northwest Missouri boasts a population of about 250 residents. Two of those residents are among the newest Citizen-Soldiers in the Missouri Army National Guard.

Winston High School students, Jordan Davis and Candice Eads, recently enlisted into the Guard and according to their school counselor, Nicole Weis, are the first to choose a military path in recent history.

“This

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