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Gallatin Club Installs Officers

The Laureate Delta Rho chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met on April 6 at the home of Lois Barton. Prior to the business meeting, members enjoyed visiting with Anna Barton Zager and her little son Henry. The following officers were installed for a second term: President Sue Gillilan, Vice President Carol Weaver, Secretary Nancy Tate, Treasurer Linda Bridgeman, and Corresponding Secretary Nancy Salmon. Meeting dates were scheduled for the coming

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Best Family Literacy Night Yet

On April 9, Covel D. Searcy Elementary held its 4th Annual Family Literacy Night. More than 500 were in attendance—including pre-K, Early Childhood Special Education, Parents As Teachers children, high school helpers, volunteers, retired teachers, faculty, and a record-breaking 64% of K-6 students—which made it the most successful night so far.

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Early on the evening focused on reading only, but math literacy was added to the

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Community Celebrates Public Health Week, 283 Get Labs

The Daviess County Health Department celebrated Public Health Week and its 40th anniversary the week of April 6-10.

“We had several activities planned and we would like to thank the community for your continued support,” said Cheryl Alexander, RN-Administrator.

The health department offered free labs for Daviess County residents, or discounted labs for those out of county, on Monday, April 6, and Wednesday, April 8, with 283 participants.

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Letter to the Editor: Support of Winston Redbirds

Dear Darryl,

I wanted to say thanks to the North Missourian, Dennis Cox and the many supportive people of Daviess County.

You did a tremendous job with your coverage of the Redbirds in their recent post-season basketball finish. The pictures, stories and tweets were tremendous…the feeling was that you went above and beyond.

In addition, Redbird Nation was really impressed with the many Gallatin community members that came to games

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Blasts from the Past

April 13, 2005

Gallatin R-5 senior Chris Barnes received first place for his photograph in Best of Show at the North Central Missouri College Art Show held recently. Chris received a $350 scholarship to NCMC at Trenton.

Many bidders were interested in the beautiful old pews which were offered for sale at the auction held at the old Christian Church building in Gallatin. The majority of the pews were purchased

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GHCAA Women’s Clinic

Green Hills Community Action Agency Women’s Health will be having a clinic in Hamilton on May 19 at the Hamilton Methodist Church in the fellowship hall located at 104 Samuel. Clinic hours are from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and 1:30-4:30 p.m. For an appointment please call toll free at 1-877-611-7600.

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Sheriff Reports Intruder at Altamont, Victim Speaks Out

Advises citizens to lock doors

The Daviess County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a residence located in Altamont regarding a report of an intruder at about 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 8. The sheriff’s office has not yet released an official report regarding the incident.

Aezia Catlyn Longworth, who lives in Altamont across the street from the former BINGS service station, said her two-year-old son had been sleeping in his

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Wanted Person Arrested in Daviess County

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After a three-day investigation, Patrick Allen Printup, Jr. was found at a rural Daviess County residence and arrested on April 8 by Gallatin Police Chief Richards and Daviess County Sheriff’s Deputy Watson.

Printup was wanted on warrants related to drugs and theft in both Leavenworth County and Hamilton, Mo. Information received by our local law enforcement suggested the subject was located in Gallatin area, and their investigating paid

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Carts Among Jamesport Amish, Precautions Taken

The Jamesport Amish community will continue to allow their students to ride to school in small two-wheel carts as longs as they have reflectors, flags, and “slow-moving” signs, according to Joe Gingerich, long-time church member at Jamesport. The carts are not allowed on the roads at night.

A young girl drives a horse-drawn cart pulled by a miniature horse or pony from school. The orange triangle on the back indicates

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