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Allison Spidle is new library director

allison-spidle-and-library-staffAllison Spidle began her duties as director of the Daviess County Library on Oct. 1.

Allison was born and raised in Gallatin and graduated from Gallatin High School in 2000.

She worked for the Department of State for three years as a foreign service diplomat in Pristina, Kosova.

It was there Allison met her husband, Nenad Dobric. He was the principal body guard for the vice-president of Kosovo.

“It was

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NCMC students inducted into Phi Theta Kappa


NCMC students inducted into Phi Theta Kappa are pictured, left to right, front row, Megan Pester, PTK Co-Advisor; Maryellen Harman, PTK Co-Advisor, Jeana Noel, VP of Communications & Historical Events; Diana Ngonyamo, VP of Scholarshp; Georgia Gibler, Hamilton; Brooke Dustman, Jamesport; Tomi Delp, Trenton;  Jasmine Ramirez, VP of Leadership & Service; Kelly Terrell, Chillicothe; Rylan Purdun, Princeton; Lauren Rhodes, Brookfield; Melissa Chisenwa, Zimbabwe; Courtnie Cranmer, Chillicothe. Adriana Segar, PTK President;

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Elders perform

The next show for the Chillicothe Area Arts Council Season is this coming Sunday, November 6th, 3:00 p.m. at the Gary Dickinson Performing Arts Center and will feature “The Elders” performing Americana, Celtic folk music.  Adult Tickets $15; Students $7; Season Ticket Holders free with ticket.  Box Office opens 2:00 p.m.  For advance ticket purchase, call the Arts Office 660-646-1173.

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Four local FFA members earn American Degree

ffa-american-degreesKourtney Bird, Tannah Terry, Daniel Pettit and Dane Brammer of the Gallatin FFA Chapter were awarded the American FFA Degree at the 89th National FFA Convention & Expo Oct. 19-22 in Indianapolis, IN. The award recognizes demonstrated ability and outstanding achievements in agricultural business, production, processing or service programs.

Each year, the National FFA Organization honors FFA members who show the utmost dedication to the organization through their desire to

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Christmas play performed by Far West Stake at Cameron

“Savior of the World” will be performed by Far West Missouri Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at Goodrich Auditorium, 423 North Chestnut Street, Cameron. Admission is free. Performances are at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 25; 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 26; and 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 26. The orchestral prelude is 30 minutes prior to curtain. Seating is limited. Tickets are required at

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Halloween safety for kids

by Gallatin Police Chief Mark Richards

Kids love Halloween. They get to dress up and get free candy. What a perfect holiday. Some kids already know things that you can do to be safe, like how to cross the street, not to talk to or go with strangers and things like that. But we adults know how exciting Halloween can be and that can make you forget to be careful.

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Velma Miller turns 98

bday-millerThis lovely young lady, Velma Miller, was a lifelong resident of Gallatin until moving to Kearney in 2008. She then moved to Bradenton, Fla., three years ago.  She will be 98 years old on November 4. If you would like to send Velma a card or note her mailing address is Velma Miller, 450 67th St. W., Room 115, Bradenton, Fla., 34209.

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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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