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North Daviess FFA Stays Busy

The North Daviess FFA has been busy these last few weeks. On March 12 Jacob Loftin competed in the FFA Creed Speaking contest. Joey Loftin served as an Area Voting Delegate and Brooke Dustman interviewed and was elected to the Area 2 officer team. She is the first Area Officer from North Daviess in recent memory.

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Gallatin Theatre Presents “The Fantasticks”

Northwest Missouri is in for a real treat this April as the Gallatin Theatre League once again presents quality live entertainment on the stage at Courter Theater in Gallatin. “The Fantasticks” will open at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 10, with performances on Friday, April 11, and Saturday, April 12, as well.

The small cast sports many young members and even a handful of faces new to the league. Brent

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Area Teenagers Wreck on Highway

Molly Ward, 17, Hamilton, received minor injuries in an accident that happened at about 5:25 p.m. on Friday, March 28, in Daviess County.

According the highway patrol, Molly was traveling west on Hwy. 6 in a 2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse. About one mile east of Gallatin she drove into the path of Nathaniel Snow, 17, Gallatin. Nathaniel was driving a 2007 Chevrolet Avalanche, towing a 1994 utility trailer. Molly’s vehicle came

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Church News

Submitted news from area church services that were conducted Sunday, March 27, 2014:

Gallatin First Baptist

Call to worship was “Here I am to Worship.” Bro. Garrett made announcements. Darrell Critten led prayer. Whisney Exima, pastor from Haiti brought the message. Sunday evening worship was singing and testimonies.

During April Gallatin Baptist will be in charge of carrying “meals on wheels” for the senior center. Keenagers will meet at the

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Two Receive MBCA All-State Honors

Two female athletes from Daviess County have been named to the Missouri Basketball Coaches All-State teams.

Kelly Warford, a junior at Pattonsburg High School, has been named to the Class 1 All-State Team. Sara Lin, a Gallatin High School junior, has been selected on the Class 2 All-State Team.

Player selections were made by a panel of representative coaches from each geographic region of Missouri. District teams were selected first

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Garnett to Be Inducted into MIAA Hall of Fame

Ten Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association legends have been elected to the MIAA Hall of Fame Class of 2014, the conference office announced Monday.

Among this year’s inductees is Gallatin R-5 grad Brice Garnett, currently a member of the PGA Golf Tour. Garnett is coming off a tie for 31st place in the Valero Texas Open held last week in San Antonio, TX.

This year’s Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

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Blasts from the Past

March 31, 2004

Twenty-four years ago Frank Wheeler of Jameson played in the Hearnes Center in Columbia on a final four Missouri state basketball team. In March 2004 Frank returned to Columbia to coach a final four basketball team. Last week Frank was named the 2004 Richard Fairchild Missouri Basketball Coach of the Year for Class 5A schools.

Gallatin High School Principal Mike Burrell has announced that Keira Story, a

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GHS Golfers 4th Out of 9 at Richmond

Gallatin golfers got the season started last Thursday with a fourth place team finish out of nine squads competing in the Orrick Best Ball Tournament held in Richmond.

The Bulldogs combined for a total of 272 to finish behind Green Ridge, 269; Hamilton, 244; and Barstow, 230.

The team of Bradley Rhoades and Grant Simmons finished just out of the medal hunt with a combined score of 86. The top

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Breastfeeding Friendly in the Workplace

by Jessica Nelson

In 2012, the CDC reported that 77% of mothers initiated breastfeeding in the hospital but by the time babies are three months old only 34% are exclusively breastfeeding. That percentage drops to 16% by the time the baby is six months old. Why are these percentages so low when 85% of pregnant mothers plan to exclusively breastfeed, meaning the infant only has breast milk for its first

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