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Chautauqua!! Activities abound!

Parade Grand Marshals

JR & Betty Bird Grand Marshals 2015 Chautauqua

The Daviess County Arts Council selected J.R. and Betty Bird as the 2015 grand marshals of the 2015 Chautauqua parade. Pictured in the front seat are daughters Sharon (Kenneth) Lockridge and Patricia (Mike) Ehly.






Emery James Lawinger

Emery James Lawinger , four, son of Elizabeth Carpenter Lawinger is pictured at the Touch-A-Truck event held last

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Drift on Over to the Theater During Chautauqua

Cast members pictured, left to right, front row, Glennie Peery, Amy McMahon, Rhonda McCann; back row, Beth Plotner, Chance Smith, Lana Belshe, Matt Pottorff, Mariah Wood, Honi Brown, Jackie Nichols, Doug Nichols and Troy Elbert.

Gallatin Chautauqua is scheduled for Sept. 18-19-20 with theatre performances set for Saturday and Sunday. Rachel Peery and Glennie Peery will be directing this year’s production “The Scheme of the Driftless Shifter.” The comedy is

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In the Event of an Evacuation

Students are from left: Noah Engel, Tanner Wilson, Rian Critten.

Earlier this month, Chief Richards and Detective Vaughn with the Gallatin Police Department conducted a school bus evacuation training for bus drivers of the Gallatin School District. This training was aimed toward giving bus drivers the training needed to prepare students on how to quickly and safely evacuate the bus should there be an emergency. Bus drivers and small groups

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Spoken Word Poet with NFL Ties to Perform in Area

web_OddRodNorth Central Missouri College (Residence Life Department) will present a free program by Roderick “Odd?Rod” Borisade, at 9 p.m., on Thursday, September 17th in the Cross Coffee Shop. Odd?Rodd has been touring colleges since 2011, Odd?Rod has covered over 100 college campuses (sometimes twice) and been voted as APCA’s (Association Of Promotional Campus Activities) 2014 Spoken Word Artist of the Year and 2014 Entertainer of the Year. Easily separated from

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Chautauqua Weekend Jam Packed!

Mark calendars for Sept. 17-20, 2015!

Chautauqua weekend is going to be jam packed with exciting events, activities, and musical groups. This year, to coordinate with the theme, reenactments will be presented from the “Back to the Future” movies. Watch for the shootout at high noon, the scene where Marty, in disguise, tells George to ask Lorraine to the dance, and more!

Get your ‘80s on!

It is time to

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GHS Football Team of 1988 to be Honored at Homecoming

Gallatin High School and the community will honor and recognize members of the 1988 Bulldog football team at half time during the Sept. 18 Homecoming game against South Harrison.

The 1988 team, coached by Joe Battles and assisted by Doug Nichols, Chris Gerhardt and Kevin Nichols, finished 8-0 in the Grand River Conference before losing a nail-biting, 7-6, game to Albany in the Class 1 Sectional round.

A highlight of

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Chautauqua Kicks Off on Thursday, Sept. 17

Chautauqua’s opening ceremony will be held at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, on the Gallatin square. The ceremony will begin with an invocation by Pastor Robert Nelson, followed by paying devotion to our country.

Then, our Chautauqua Grand Marshals, J.R. and Betty Bird, will be honored for their many years of great service in the community. A VFW presentation will conclude the ceremony, followed by the Chautauqua Square Dance on

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Burkes Observe 40th Anniversary


Junior and Sharon Burke of Gallatin will celebrate their 40th anniversary on Sept. 7, 2015. They were married Sept. 7, 1975, at the First Baptist Church in Kidder. The Burkes have lived in Gallatin all of their married life. Junior recently retired from Landmark Manufacturing. They are the parents of two daughters, Jennifer Burke and Cindy (Jacob) Wilson. They have six grandchildren, Ian and Keirstyn Egger, and Azelynn, Amity,

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Becerras to Celebrate 30 Years Married

Ben and Hope Becerra will celebrate 30 years of marriage on Aug. 31. They were united in marriage at the Methodist Church in Winston on Aug. 31, 1985. They are the parents of two daughters. Taylor, 23, resides in Buckner and is employed at 3D Tax Service in Trenton. Jessi, 14, is a freshman at Gallatin High School. Ben has been serving as Daviess County Sheriff since 2008.

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