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Art Contest Aims to “Make a Difference”

Students encouraged to create posters on importance of wearing a safety belt.

The Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety is pleased to announce the “Make a Difference” art contest for Missouri students ages 14-19. Students can create a poster to support the importance of wearing a seat belt. The contest begins on Jan. 9 and runs through Feb. 27.

The poster must have a strong call to action and encourage peers

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Irene Frost celebrates 99th Christmas, turns 100 with the new year

On Jan. 1 of next year, Irene Frost of Gallatin, will turn 100, which means this year she will celebrate her 99th Christmas. Her family is requesting a card shower for her birthday. She will be honored after the 10 a.m. service on Sunday, Jan. 1, at the First Christian Church in Gallatin. All friends and family are invited.

Irene’s family was originally from the Jamesport area. They had relatives

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Light Up the Night winners announced

Winners have been selected for Gallatin’s Christmas Around the Square “Light Up the Night” city-wide holiday lighting contest.

Bill and Becca Hodges, 1011 South Prospect Street, were the first place residential winners, and Superior Auto Wash (Brandi Milbourn), 701 South Main Street, was the first place commercial winner.

The Gallatin Board of Aldermen awarded a $75 electric credit to each.

The deadline for the “Light up the Night” Decorating

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Seth Davis found safe in Texas

Seth Davis, 7, a second grader at Searcy Elementary School in Gallatin, was reunited with his mother, Katherine Johnson of Gallatin, on Dec. 15 after being allegedly abducted by his father, Anthony Davis on Dec. 4.

Seth and Anthony Davis were found in Brownsville, Texas. Seth appeared to be in good condition and stayed with the Brownsville Police Missing Persons Unit until being reunited with his mother.

Anthony Davis was

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Don’t be in the dark for next total eclipse

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For the first time since Aug. 7, 1869 (That’s 148 years!) a total solar eclipse will come to Missouri, and, weather permitting, the next one will be even better than the last one. The 1869 eclipse only clipped the northeast corner of our state. The 2017 eclipse will begin its sweep from the northwest corner to Cape Girardeau. Depending upon where you are in the state, the eclipse will begin

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Win $75!  Enter Gallatin’s “Light Up The Night” Christmas Lighting Contest

Don’t delay — Print out and enter this Contest Entry Form

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Prestigious honor to Dr. Dickinson

dr-dickinsonThe Missouri Society of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians has announced that Larry J. Dickinson, D.O., has been named the 2017 Missouri Osteopathic Family Physician of the Year. The honor will be presented to Dr. Dickinson at the Annual Winter Scientific Seminar, which will be held Jan. 28 in Independence.

Dr. Dickinson has practiced over 40 years in Gallatin. He was nominated by John R. Sparks, D.O. More

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Gallatin area blood drive to benefit local patients

Community Blood Center is the primary provider of blood and blood components at 70-plus hospitals and medical centers in the Kansas City region. CBC will conduct a life-saving blood drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 23, at the Gallatin First Christian Church.

To make an appointment online, visit esavealifenow.org, click the “schedule an appointment” icon and enter sponsor code gallatin. For additional details, contact Carol Myers

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Christmas book sale held at library

Daviess County Library is planning a Christmas on the Square Book sale including many Christmas titles and  movies. Visit the main room of the library for $1 per bag books and movies. Book lovers, home schooled children, and collectors throughout the area find fantastic bargains here. Donated and deleted books, magazines, encyclopedia sets, various types of electronic media, and many other items are available at unbelievably low prices.  SAVE THE

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