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Minnicks Celebrate 50th Wedding Anniversary

Wayne and Sally Minnick of Jamesport celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 5. They would love to hear from friends and relatives. If you have a fun, sweet, tender, or silly story of how you first met Wayne and Sally, or some memory of a fun time you shared with them, please consider sending it to: Mark and Autumn Minnick, 1921 South 73rd Circle, Fort Smith, Ariz., 72903. [Submitted

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Dancing in the Streets

WEATHERBY, MO — On Saturday, Sept. 13, Weatherby will host music by Sweet Dreamer and DC and Kei for a street dance on the town square, 6 p.m. – 12 a.m. Food including BBQ brisket, a baked potato bar, hamburgers, hot dogs, Fritos pie, taco pie, nachos, and French fries will kick things off. Bring your dancing shoes.

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Blasts from the Past

Sept. 1, 2004

Gallatin senior football captains for the 2004 season are Jason McGee, Adam Strein and Chris Barnes.

The GHS golf girls are 2-0 so far this season. Maria Burge is a perfect two for two in medalist events.

Martin Sweatman and David Tolen coached a group of Gallatin 13-year-old girls to a second place finish in the Crossroads summer basketball league in Cameron. Team members were: Courtney Ray,

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Crittens Mark 50 Years With Celebration


Kenny and Lola Critten of Gallatin will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Sept. 6, at their rural home located near Landmark Manufacturing. Kenny and Lola were married Aug. 30, 1964, at the Jameson Baptist Church. They have three sons, Kevin (Pam) Critten, Kent (Kim) Critten, and Kris Critten. The event will also mark Kenny’s 70th birthday which is on Sept. 10. The celebration begins at 5

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Happy 100th Birthday to Frances Whitt

by Troy Lesan

“Staying active and keeping a positive attitude” are the qualities that Frances Whitt credits to her longevity. Those attributes are good advice for anyone but they have served Frances particularly well. As of August 28, 2014, Frances Whitt is 100 years old. Frances has been a well-known figure for many years at Gallatin and has the well-deserved reputation as one of the area’s best cooks. She is

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Swofford Reunion

The Swofford biennial reunion was held Aug. 11 at Dockery Park in Gallatin. Fifty-four Swoffords from Missouri, Iowa, New Mexico, Virginia, Kansas, Oklahoma, Colorado and Texas gathered in for a day of sharing, eating, and acquainting the younger generations with the older ones. Some brought pictures to share, and much time was spent figuring out how this person was related to another person. The pictures of our ancestors were of

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Salmons Celebrate 75th Wedding Anniversary

Thanks to a little help from their friends

Olen and Virginia Salmon met in high school and — as they say — the rest is history.

The couple will celebrate their 75th wedding anniversary on Sept. 2. They were married on that date in 1939 at the McFall Methodist Church.

It almost didn’t happen.

Olen and Virginia Salmon will celebrate their 75th wedding anniversary on Sept. 2. They have

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Blasts from the Past

Aug. 25, 2004

New staff members at Gallatin R-5 are Ida Dowell, Tyna Morrison, Mary Adams, Debra Carpenter, Julie Porter and Phillip Limb.

The John McLaughlin family of Altamont was chosen as the Farm Family representative for Daviess County to the 2004 Missouri State Fair in Sedalia.

Aug. 24, 1994

Sam Boyd, Gallatin, was among area Burrus dealers who achieved sales goal awards during a recent meeting of Burrus dealers

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Carl Harris Reunion

The Carl Harris reunion was held Aug. 9 at the home place on Lake Viking Road with around 100 attending. Relatives and friends enjoyed a lunch and visiting. There were rides on John Deere tractors as well as a go-cart; four wheelers; and power wheels. Largest family attending was Jimmie’s. Some of them came from Washington State, Arizona, Montana and the Kansas City area. There were 19 in all.

It

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