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Humphrey-Speer vows in Minnesota soon

tye-weddingTye Humphrey and Brady Speer will exchange wedding vows at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, in Rochester, Minn.

Tye is the daughter of Dr. Stanley and Janet Humphrey of Gallatin, and granddaughter of Cecil and Helen Humphrey of Lake Viking and Shirley Tye of Chillicothe. Tye graduated from the University of Minnesota School of Nursing in May and is employed at Mayo Clinic, St. Mary’s Campus, in Rochester, in the

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Juanita Stretch celebrates 80th

bday-stretchFamily, friends, students, and coworkers of Juanita Stretch — her family would like to encourage you to send her a card with a memory of something that you remember of how she touched your life. Her birthday is Oct. 13, 1936, making her 80 years young this Thursday. “We did not mention this any earlier because she reads this paper from the first page to the last,” noted the family.

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MDC to host Poosey Conservation Area fall tour Oct. 16



The Poosey Fall Tour lets visitors drive through forested hills on roads not normally open to the public. Visitors can also tour popular places like Pike’s Lake, which is always scenic in fall color. A hiking trail leads back to a forested bluff with a ledge and opening known as the panther’s den.

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will host the 30th annual fall driving tour through rugged

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Hunter Education training scheduled in Gallatin

A skills session training to fulfill the second step of the Hunter Education course through the Missouri Department of Conservation will take place in Gallatin on Oct. 15, 2016, at Access II Independent Living Center from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Class size is limited to 30 students. Online pre-registration is required. Go to the Missouri Department of Conservation website at www.mdc.mo.gov. If you have any questions or need a

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Chautauqua Winners

Overcast skies and rain earlier last week gave way to bright sunny skies Saturday as the 39th Annual Daviess County Chautauqua unfolded around Gallatin’s business square and courthouse lawn. Some results from various contests during Saturday’s slate of activities are as follows.

Car Show — A long list of business sponsors provide trophies for this year’s Chautauqua Car Show organized by James Wilson. The show attracted 31 entries with the

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Turning markers into fuel

Gallatin School District is excited to tell patrons about a very special program at the school. It’s called Crayola ColorCycle — an amazing program devised to turn used markers into energy!

All around Gallatin R-5 students and teachers will be collecting used markers that are ready to be discarded. The markers will be sent to a facility where they will be converted into clean fuel. This fuel can be used

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Do you foster care?

Nearly 3,000 children in Northwest Missouri have been traumatized by abuse and neglect. Every one of them needs a caring and nurturing home. They’re counting on you to close the care gap. Find out how you can help kids in your own back yard.

The Most Rewarding Challenge: An introduction to foster parenting will be offered from 6-7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 3, at Cameron First Baptist Church, 202 E.

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Mandatory nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), will conduct a mandatory nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) on Wed., Sept. 28, at 2:20 p.m. EDT to verify the delivery and broadcast, and assess the readiness for distribution of the national level test message.

The EAS test is made available to radio, television, cable, and direct broadcast satellite systems and is scheduled

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Chautauqua art show winners 

The Daviess County Arts Council teamed up with Wayne Creek, the owner of Times and Seasons, located on the east side of the Gallatin square, for the Chautauqua art show. Artists of all ages were invited to share their art and compete for the Best of Show categories in three age groups:

$200 was awarded to the adult Best of Show winner: Elanor Best of Pattonsburg for her painting of

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