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CBC Blood Drive

TRENTON, MO — Community Blood Center needs to collect 580 units of blood daily to meet the needs of area hospital patients. To help with efforts, the Grundy County Senior Center (2901 Hoover Drive) will host a blood drive on Feb. 2 from 12 to 6 p.m. Call 888-647-4040 or visit savealifenow.org for more information about guidelines for donation, or to set up an appointment.

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Activity Report


11:31 am – C&I driver westbound on Highway 6.

1:50 pm – Sheriff out at residence.

3:20 pm – Daviess County Sheriff’s Office (SO) took Brittany A. Karstens into custody on a failure to appear warrant on original charges of non-support, misdemeanor A. Bond is set at $2,500 cash. Karstens was transported to DDCRJ.

3:45 pm – Well-being check.


9 am – Court in session.

3:09 pm –

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Winston Sells Grader, Changes Propane Providers

The Village of Winton Board of Trustees discussed disposition of grader CAT 112-F during its meeting held Jan. 5. Jerry Lusk reported checking on options for selling the grader, and the best offer is through Clint Barnes for $1,000 with local pick up. The board authorized the sale.

Jerry Lusk noted that the city is out of propane and the company the city is now with has large fees to

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Soccer Registration Forms Available at Area Schools

The Gallatin Sports League is gearing up to host another season of youth soccer. Spring season games are set to begin Saturday, March 14, and run through April 18 at Dockery Park, with practices scheduled to begin the first week of March.

Youth soccer is available for children ages 4-16. Those wishing to participate must wear protective shin guards in order to play. Players are not required to wear cleats,

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Gallatin Blood Drive Benefits Local Patients

Community Blood Center is the primary supplier of blood and blood components to 70 plus hospitals and medical centers in the Kansas City region. CBC will conduct a life-saving blood drive from 2-6 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 22, at the Gallatin Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints gym.

To make an appointment online, visit savealifenow.org, click the “Schedule an Appointment” icon and enter sponsor code gallatin. For additional details,

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Letter to the Editor: Hometown Pride

Dear Editor:

My husband and I were born in the Gallatin area, and graduated from Jameson High School.

It is with pride that we read about the many projects a small number of people accomplish. The areas are blessed to have so many people who give of their time, money, and physical labor to help others.

Charles and Carolyn (Smith) Becker

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Blasts from the Past

Jan. 19, 2005

A special dedicatory celebration will be held Jan. 22, when William Jewell College will name its new wood basketball court in honor of veteran men’s basketball coach Larry Holley, who has been the head men’s coach for the past 25 years.

Northwest Missouri State University Student Senate President Chase Cornett, son of Ronnie and Pam Cornett of Pattonsburg, is one of only six college students from the

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Daviess County Commission Minutes

From the Jan. 14, 2015, meeting of the Daviess County Commission

James Lewis, road and bridge supervisor, and crew have been working in the shop.

Daviess County Sheriff Ben Becerra discussed his department’s 2015 budget with the commission.

Greg Fisher of Maryville Glass & Lock and Todd Burton of Winn Company discussed window replacements and repairs with the commissioners.

Tonya Lohman with MoDOT updated the commissioners, stating State Highway 6

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Lock Springs – Little Town with a Lot of History

When Lock Springs native Jerry Litton was five years old, he told his mother he wanted to marry Peggy Wickizer.

The Jerry Litton Memorial in Lock Springs, Missouri.

Peggy was already taken, but when Jerry grew up and got married to Sharon Summerville, Peggy and husband Bob went to their wedding. They were life-long friends with the Litton family, played cards and went on fishing trips together.

For those too

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