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GHCAA Offers Help to Weather the Weather

Green Hills Community Action Agency is currently seeking home owners and renters/landlords interested in participating in the Weatherization Program. The main purpose of this program comes down to improving a home by using certain saving energy measures, and in turn, cutting utility bills down to size for many low income families in northern Missouri.

All households interested in applying to receive weatherization services for their home are invited to fill

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Community Foundation Names New Fund Directors

The Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri is excited to announce that Steve Maxey and Mike Thomson have been named Fund Development Directors. Mr. Maxey and Mr. Thomson will be educating citizens in their region about the importance of charitable giving in relation to community development and revitalization. The Foundation is a public charity and is one of over 700 such foundations across the country.

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Affordable Care Act Meeting to be Held in Gallatin

University of Missouri Extension and the Northwest Missouri Area Agency on Aging will be holding an informational meeting on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on Tuesday, Feb. 10, in Gallatin. The meeting will be held at the Daviess County Library, starting at 7 p.m. There is no charge for the meeting.

This meeting will discuss the Affordable Care Act, and how it affects you and your community. The information offered

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Pattonsburg Auxiliary No Longer Meets

But grave markers available

Several years ago the Pattonsburg Ladies Auxiliary was a large organization. At that time, grave markers were given to the family when a member of the auxiliary passed away. Several of the grave markers are still available. The auxiliary is no longer meeting.

This week it was brought to our attention that some markers failed to be presented to the families when some of the members

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Blasts from the Past

Jan. 26, 2005

The FCCLA Region 2 Officer Screening was held Tuesday at Braymer High School. Katie Patton, Gallatin, was elected Region 2 National Officer candidate. She will now compete in April at State Conference for Missouri’s National Officer candidate.

Ray Depuy of Ireland Adv. and Electric of Chillicothe took 72 hours to do fabrication work in his shop for the new time and temperature sign which now stands on

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Patrick McBroom Living in the Moment

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Cards and letters keep pouring in to support Patrick McBroom, 17, Gallatin. Patrick has received hundreds of well-wishes from individuals and schools as he battles cancer for the third time. Patrick is a University of Kansas basketball fan, and has received a signed ball from the KU football team and a video from the lady cheerleaders. His mother Laura Hoyle posted an update on his condition on Jan. 11

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Candidates File for Elections

Candidates filing for the April 7, 2015, election for school and municipal offices had until yesterday, Tuesday, Jan. 20, to sign up.

Running for the City of Gallatin is incumbent Steve Evans for west ward aldermen and incumbent Carol Walker east ward aldermen. Current mayor Barb Ballew is seeking another term.

Those running for positions on county school boards are: Gallatin: Jesse Bird and Trent Dowell; Pattonsburg: Pam Plymell, Lyle

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Search for Suspect Around Poosey: CAPTURED

Updated 1/20/14: Robert E. Graham is now in custody at the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office, after a standoff with multiple law enforcement units at a remote area known as Panther’s Den in Poosey Park. No one was injured.

Livingston County authorities are reporting that an Iowa man sought on attempted murder charges was spotted in the area of Pikes Lake and the Poosey Conservation Area just past noon on Monday,

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Demolition Begins on Building


Tom Madget of Madget Demolition, Inc., St. Joseph, said it will take two or three weeks to demolish the Flowers Unlimited building on the east side of the square in Gallatin. The building was destroyed by a fire in March 2014. The crew began cleaning out the inside of the building last week. He said they will have to go slowly so as not to damage the walls of

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