March 3, 2004
Homecoming King and Queen at North Daviess R-3 High School are Bruce Sweet and Nicole Ray. They were crowned by last year’s king and queen, Bryan Griffin and Jessica Youngs.
Jackie Lee, a junior at Winston R-6, has been selected to travel to Greece with Sports Quest, a sports ministry division of
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by Freida Marie Crump
Greetings from Poosey.
I got snookered in. Seems like I always do. The article in the magazine was entitled, “The Top Ten Reasons for Visiting a Health Spa.” I have absolutely no desire to go spa myself nor do I see any chance of me getting the urge in the near
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Funeral services for Elsie E. Hilty, two-year-old daughter of Enos and Ella Hilty of Kidder, were held Saturday, March 1, at the home. Interment was at the Hamilton Amish Cemetery. Arrangements were by Bram Funeral Home, Hamilton.
Elsie passed away on Feb. 26, 2014.
Survivors include her parents; seven brothers; two sisters; and her maternal
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by Congressman Sam Graves
The House is pursuing measures designed to reform our federal regulatory system. As part of “Stop Government Abuse Week,” we cast a number of votes this week to do just that.
Of note, we passed H.R. 2804, the ALERRT Act. This legislation represents an important effort to bring common sense and
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by Phill Brooks
The Missouri Senate’s recent debate on how to handle troubled schools demonstrates the history of how difficult it has been for lawmakers to find lasting solutions to the problems and issues facing public schools.
Over the decades, I’ve listened to countless hours of lawmakers debating the same issues; over and over again.
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Memorial service for Don Barnard was held March 1, 2014, at Poland-Thompson Funeral Home, Cameron. Inurnment: Cameron Memory Gardens. Memorial fund: American Heart Association.
Don Eugene Barnard, 89, Kidder, died on Feb. 27, 2014.
Don was born on Feb. 6, 1925, in Cameron, to Donald and Sylvia (Collins) Barnard.
Don was preceded in death by
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Northwest Missouri farmer Dan Hegeman, a Republican candidate for State Senate District 12 which includes Daviess County, has announced a list of team members that will help in his campaign to unfold for the August primary election. Keith Sutton, president of Daviess County Farm Bureau, is among those listed as volunteer county coordinators supporting Mr.
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On Feb. 19, the Northwest Missouri Interagency Team Response Operations (NITRO) presented the Daviess County Sheriff’s Office with a check for $10,000 dollars. The money is derived from assets forfeiture seizures. “The funds are greatly appreciated and will be well utilized,” said Sheriff Ben Becerra.
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by Libby Endicott, Knee-Hi Reporter
The MFA Oil Foundation has awarded a grant to the Knee-Hi 4-H Club to be applied toward the cost of purchasing archery equipment. The MFA Oil Foundation, which was established in 1998, provides support to nonprofit organizations that are working to improve communities where MFA Oil has a significant concentration
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Grounds Committee Joseph Billings gave the Dockery Park Board an update on the gazebo during their meeting held Feb. 20. There is one final payment due to JAM Wood Products upon completion of the Heritage Gazebo which is expected in March. A weathervane will be purchased for the gazebo roof. The board implemented a fee
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Funeral services for Helen Robertson were held Tuesday, Feb. 25, at the Roberson-Polley Chapel, Albany, with burial in the McFall Cemetery. Memorial Contributions: McFall Cemetery in care of the Roberson-Polley Chapel, 403 N. Hundley, Albany, Mo., 64402.
Helen Marie Robertson, 81, of Excelsior Springs and a former resident of Albany, died on Friday, Feb. 21,
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Funeral services for Frances Nicholson will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, at Poland-Thompson Funeral Home, Cameron. Visitation: 6-7 p.m. Thursday evening at the funeral home. Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Cameron.
Memorial donations to the Turney Historical Society.
Frances “Lucille” Nicholson, 83, Turney, died on Feb. 23, 2014.
Lucille was born on Jan.
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Funeral services for Lila Malotte were conducted Feb. 21, 2014, at Rupp Funeral Home. Interment was at the Odd Fellows Public Cemetery.
Lila Rose Malotte, 85, St. Joseph, died Feb. 17, 2014, at a St. Joseph health care center.
She was born Feb. 14, 1929, in St. Joseph, daughter of Lydia and Nelmer Malotte.
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Cindy Jones, 64, Gallatin, died Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, at the Daviess County Nursing and Rehab in Gallatin. No Scheduled services are planned at this time. Cremation is under the direction of McWilliams Funeral Home in Gallatin.
Cindy was born April 23, 1949, the daughter of Lee and Velma (Carey) Mills in Kansas City. She
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Funeral services for Ray Carder were held Feb. 26 at McWilliams Funeral Home in Gallatin. Burial was at the McCrary Cemetery near Gallatin. Memorial contributions may be made to the McCrary Cemetery in care of McWilliams Funeral Home.
Ray Carder, 72, Gallatin, died Feb. 22, 2014, at the Heartland Regional Medical Center in St. Joseph.
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County Commission The road and bridge crew is working in North Jackson Township on Prairie Avenue to redeck a bridge.
North Daviess School District requested use of the commissioners’ room for a school project. Commissioners approved use of room.
Randy Sims, presiding commissioner, David Cox, first district commissioner, and Carl Carder, second district commissioner, filed
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Bud and Jean (Woody) Kirkendoll of Gallatin will observe their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 28, 2014. They have two children: Tony Kirkendoll and Staci (Doug) Hamilton and two grandchildren: Caleb Kirkendoll and Tristan Hamilton. [Submitted Photo]
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The Winston R-6 High Velocity Projectile Club launched a rocket Feb. 19 near the school. In this test launch, the students’ rocket reached nearly 800 feet — just a few feet short of their goal. More details about the activities of the High Velocity Projectile Club and its members will follow.
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Pattonsburg’s Board of Education hired two familiar faces as new administrators during their meeting held Feb. 19. Troy Clawson has accepted the position of superintendent of the Pattonsburg R-2 School District starting July 1, 2014. Becky Morris will serve as assistant administrator.
Mr. Clawson has been a teacher and administrator for 22 years. He
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If you have questions about the proposed city sales tax to be voted on the upcoming April ballot, then make plans to attend the March meeting of the Gallatin Board of Aldermen.
“We are planning on having the second meeting in March at the community building in Dockery Park to encourage the public to come
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A Missouri man — who faces charges of kidnaping and assault of a Hamilton woman from last year — pled guilty to five criminal charges in Ohio and has been sentenced to prison. A judge sentenced Brian Adkison to two years in a Correctional Institute near Cleveland. Adkison receives credit for 160 days served since
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Jeramy Sanders, the Pattonsburg teen sought by law enforcement last week in connection with a missing female juvenile, has been charged with three unrelated felonies.
A statewide endangered missing person advisory had been issued for the 14-year-old. Apparently, Megan had traveled from Grundy County to Daviess County with Jeramy, 17, on Saturday, Feb. 15. They
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Feb. 25 (yesterday) was the first day for candidates to file for county offices. The last day open for filing is March 25.
Candidates who signed up on the first day of filing were as follows: Democrat Pam Howard for Circuit Clerk; Democrat Vicki Corwin for County Clerk; Democrat Katherine Kyser for Recorder; Democrat Jane
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Gallatin FBLA participated in the District I Leadership Conference held Feb. 19 at Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville. Gallatin FBLA had its best ever showing, with 35students qualifying to compete at the State Leadership Conference in Columbia on April 13-15. Two members were also selected to serve as District I officers — Aubrey Nelson, president,
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On Feb. 19 Daviess County Sheriff’s Office held its annual awards banquet at Mi Mexico. The following fire districts and department heads were recognized:
Gallatin Fire District, Fire Chief Doug Hamilton, K.A.W. Fire District, Fire Chief Chris Brownlee, Jamesport Fire District, Fire Chief Davey Davis, Jameson Fire Department, Fire Chief Jared Hogan, Lake Viking Fire
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