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Upward Bound Provides Help to College-Bound

by Samuel Joseph Hamilton

Good grades, exceptional test scores, community service hours, a spectacular essay and an impeccable resume are all essential when applying to a college or university. With admission into post-secondary institutions becoming more competitive, high school graduates from rural areas are finding it more difficult to gain admission to the college of their choice. Small, tight-knit communities are a wonderful place to grow up, but schools in

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FEC Sends Two to Washington, D.C.

Ninety-one high school students participated in Missouri’s 51st annual Missouri Electric Youth Tour to Washington, D.C., June 13-19, including Kylie Collins, Gallatin, and Nolan Kiehl, Meadville. They were sponsored by Farmers’ Electric Cooperative, Chillicothe.

The seven-day tour provides an action-filled week for high school students, offering them opportunities to learn firsthand what it is like to be involved in politics, leadership positions, community service and today’s pressing issues.

“The Youth

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Parenting Workshops Offered Free

CHILLICOTHE, MO — The University of Missouri Extension will hold a series of parent education workshops beginning June 24, 2-4 p.m. The five week period includes five sessions on family strengths, communication, positive discipline, money matters, and kids and self-esteem. Each topic is covered on a separate day. Participants are asked to attend all of the workshops, held Extension office in Chillicothe. The workshops are free. Registration is required by

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Billingses Do New Work on Old Gallatin Buildings

South Market

WideBand expands into new office building

WideBand Corporation is expanding their administrative offices into the building located at 102 South Market on the southwest corner of the Gallatin square. The building, which has recently been acquired by WideBand, has been renovated to accommodate the expansion, according to Joseph Billings, president. WideBand is located in the old high school building on Grand Street. The Wideband factory has recently been

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Capital Report: Legislature Stops Common Core Approach

by State Sen. Brad Lager

One of the guiding principles of our founding fathers was that the educational system of this country would be strongest when the decisions were made by those closest to the people. For more than two centuries our elected leaders strongly defended the principle of local control, however, within the last half century, our elected officials in Washington DC decided that the federal government should have

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We Read, We Sing, We Play — Come Join Us!

The Daviess County Library at Gallatin hosted a story time the morning of June 12 with Johnna Tadlock as the reader. On average about 30 children have been attending each Summer Reading Program session.

Johnna read I Need My Monster, Puddle and Snatch-A-Book. The children said they have lots of fun reading and singing and playing at the library and invite other children from the community to attend.

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NWMSU Announces Spring 2014 Graduates

The Office of the Registrar and the Graduate School at Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville have released the names of students who completed requirements for degrees at the conclusion of the 2014 spring trimester, including the following area students:

Altamont: Kaddie Lea Mott, B.S., Business Management; Gilman City, Avery Nicole Ragan, B.S., Animal Science (Pre-Vet); Jameson: Tyler Lee Cox, B.S., Biology/Psychology, Pre-Professional Zoology and Christine Annette Ferguson, B.S., Computer

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Cook Graduates from College of the Ozarks

 

Crystal Cook of Jameson graduated from College of the Ozarks, Point Lookout, during the 2014 Commencement exercises May 11. Cook received a BA in English. Cook is a North Daviess High School graduate.

This year, 321 students participated in graduation at College of the Ozarks. At C of O, dubbed “Hard Work U” by The Wall Street Journal, all full-time students work on-campus jobs rather than pay tuition. This

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Meadows Graduates from Graceland University

Hannah Meadows of Pattonsburg has graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Graceland University.

Graceland celebrates the graduation achievement of 500 graduates, hailing from 38 states and 11 countries. Graceland graduates were awarded 313 bachelor’s degrees, 181 master’s degrees, and the very first six Doctor of Nursing Practice degrees from Graceland at the 117th Annual Commencement Convocation held May 18, 2014, on the Lamoni, Iowa, campus.

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