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Blasts from the Past

Feb. 23, 2005

DAR American History essay winners are: Tabitha Piburn, Grand Hartley, Tye Humphrey and Timbre Gardner. Good Citizen award winners are: Crystal Cook, Jacqueline Lee, Brandon Ray, Nicole May and Emily Gay.

Jamie Brinnen has been selected as the Northwest District essay winner in the Missouri State High School Activities Association Middle Level Sportsmanship Essay Contest. This year’s subject was “What Should Schools Do To Promote Sports?”


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Access II Helps Disabled Stay in Own Home

Access II Independent Living Center, located at 101 Industrial Parkway in Gallatin, serves those in the community living with disabilities by providing them with an opportunity to direct their own care and live more independently.

Access II provides an opportunity to hire attendants to assist with daily tasks so the disabled can remain in their own home. Individuals in the Consumer Directed Services Program are able to hire their own

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Combined Services After Fire Fatalities

Combined services for Kouper Rhoades, 9 months, and Kohnnar D. Uthe, 2, will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 16, at the First Christian Church in Gallatin. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday evening at the church. Burial for Kouper and Kohnnar will be at Mt Ayr Cemetery near Altamont.

Services for Jazmin Curtis, 6, will be also be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 16, at

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School Resumes After Winston Line Break

Superintendent Brian Robinson provided a brief recap of what caused the Winston R-6 School to lose water on Wednesday.

The break happened to the main water line to the school that runs through a separate old boiler/coal storage room attached to the side school. Years ago the boiler was replaced and individual furnaces were installed throughout the school buildings. The only current function of the boiler/coal storage room is that

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To donate to the Curtis and Uthe families:

In Gallatin – Call 663-4087 or 663-9263.

Bethany – Call 660-425-7153.

Jameson – Call 660-828-4551.

Winston – Call the Winston Pit Stop.

North Daviess R-3 will be organizing a fundraiser. Contact the school by calling 660-828-4123.

A memorial fund has been set up at BTC Bank in Gallatin, The Curtis-Uthe Memorial Fund, where donations toward funeral and medical expenses are being accepted.

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Three Children Perish in Tragic House Fire Near Jameson

Three small children have perished and two boys and a young man received burns in a house fire late Saturday night near Jameson.

Sheriff Ben Becerra confirmed that at 11:45 p.m. on Feb. 7, law enforcement was dispatched to a structure fire two miles west of Jameson, on a gravel road at the address 18651 212th Street. A deputy and trooper arrived six minutes later, at which point the

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North Daviess Students are Coping, Counselors Available

Monday was a somber day at North Daviess R-3, according to Superintendent Wendell Burns, and the school will not quickly recover from the tragic loss of first grader Jazmin Curtis. The children are coping as best they can.

Jazmin Curtis, who was fatally injured in a house fire early Sunday morning, and Travis and Drake Curtis, who are recovering from burns, all attended school at North Daviess. Jazmin was in

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A Bulldog Portrait

It has been argued that this community values longevity over excellence. But some special times the two merge into one. That’s the sum of Rick Lin’s tenure as teacher and coach at Gallatin R-5 Schools.

Dw.cdrSenior Night in the Bulldogs’ gymnasium was special last night. Tradition correctly spotlights senior athletes and cheerleaders and their parents during the last home game of the season. That beat goes on and on, but

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Phil Tate Will Serve as Consultant During Admin Search

Phil Tate was hired as administrative consultant for a fee of $25 per hour to serve during the search for a city administrator after a closed session during the meeting of the Gallatin Board of Aldermen held Monday, Feb. 9. The present administrator, Zac Johnson, announced his resignation with his last day being Feb. 20.

City Administrator Zac Johnson announced the pre-bid meeting for the new water plant project would

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