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Good Thinking: George Washington, Great President

by Dr. Don Kuehle

February is the month when we observe President’s Day, honoring George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. Both were great men, respected and revered leaders. They dealt well with the issues and crises of their day.

What if Washington or Lincoln were president today? How would they handle today’s issues? How would they deal with the pressure of the press? Would their privates lives be made more public

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Handheld Doesn’t Automatically Connect

by Freida Marie Crump

PooseyDigest_WPGreetings from Poosey.

If you’ve spent any time around little girls you’ve seen it happen. Four little sweethearts and three of them own the same sort of doll. They bring them to school or church or the playground on the same day and although they don’t mean to leave out little Suzie who doesn’t own such a doll, she’s excluded. No one’s being mean, not a

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Missouri’s Game Saturday Big for Its Postseason Fate

by Benjamin Herrold 

If you like drama, this Missouri basketball team is worth your time. Seven of Missouri’s first eight Southeastern Conference games were decided by eight points or less.

On the bigger picture, the team is enduring plenty of drama about whether or not they will make the NCAA Tournament. Missouri (16-5, 4-4 in SEC play through Sunday) posted its fourth straight week of one win and one loss

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Club Supports candidates

The Laureate Delta Rho chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met on Jan. 20 at Mi Mexico. Sue Gillilan reported that the club would be supporting a candidate to Girls State along with Pi Sisters Club and DAR. The next meeting will be Feb. 17 at the home of Barbara Irby.

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Deciding on the Deciduous: When is Best Time to Prune?

by Tim Baker, Horticulture Specialist

One of the common questions I get as a Horticultural Specialist is, “When is the best time to prune my trees?” Since we are getting closer to the ideal time of the year to prune deciduous trees, I thought I would devote my next two columns to that topic.

Late winter and early spring is the best time to prune most trees. This is especially

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GHS Wrestling Results

Gallatin 58, West Platte 15

106: Double forfeit

113: Matthew Flanagan (G) won by forfeit

120: Wyatt Bird (G) won by forfeit

126: Jonah Flanders (G) won by forfeit

132: Justin Rhodes (WP) pinned Declan Schweizer, 1:50

138: Tanner Johnson (G) won by forfeit

145: Caleb Michael (G) won by forfeit

152: Kyle Howerton (WP) 10-3 dec. over Dalton Swalley

160: Devlin Smith (G) won by forfeit

170: Trystan Sunby

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Blasts from the Past

Feb. 4, 2004

The computer science, mathematics and physics department at Missouri Western State College awarded 14 scholarships for the spring 2004 semester. Among the recipients who were so honored at a reception this month was Amanda Boyd, Gallatin.

John Runde won both his matches to finish first in the 275-pound weight class at Saturday’s Grand River Conference Tournament held at Penney High School. Klint Kloepping, Riley Rains and Adam

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Rita Freer 1947-2014

Funeral services for Rita Freer will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at the First Baptist Church in Gallatin. Visitation will be held one hour prior to service at the church. Friends may call after 11 a.m. Friday, at McWilliams Funeral Home in Gallatin. Burial will be at the Centenary Cemetery, near Gallatin. Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church of Gallatin, in care of

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George Morris 1920-2014

Memorial service for George Morris will be held at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Excelsior Springs, at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014. There will be a visitation an hour prior to services. Burial with military honors will be scheduled at a later date at Hillcrest Cemetery.

George Morris, 93, Holt, died at his home Jan. 30, 2014.

George was born Aug. 16, 1920, in Kansas City, Kan., to

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