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McVeigh juror to Boston:

As jurists weigh the fate of convicted terrorist Dzhokhar Tsarnaev after the Boston marathon bombing, a jurist who joined in the unanimous decision to impose the death penalty on another terrorist almost 20 years ago says: "I hope you can live with your decision..."
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Alumni Reunite Soon

Read the latest GHS Alumni newsletter about plans for the All Alumni Reunion on Memorial Day Weekend, May 22-25...
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Don’t Buy Wild Mushrooms without Proof They’re Safe

With warmer weather approaching, wild mushrooms are a hot ticket item. But the 1999 Missouri Food Code prohibits the sale of wild mushrooms to the public, unless each mushroom is individually inspected and found to be safe by an approved mushroom identification expert. Such expert must provide a letter or certificate to the Daviess County Health Department verifying successful completion of a wild mushroom identification course.

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Access Staffs Medicare Counselor

Access II Independent Living Center staffs a certified Medicare CLAIM counselor who can answer your questions and ensure you are receiving all Medicare services available to you.

Are you an individual receiving Medicare? Did you know Medicare offers free preventive and wellness services to Medicare beneficiaries? Preventive health care focuses on preventing disease and maintaining proper health which will allow you to live a longer, healthier life. Medicare preventive and

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Time to Start Doing Homework

Dw.cdrAnnouncements by candidates for president captured the news cycle in major media last week, as you know. Wouldn’t it be something if we voters ignored the drama of the upcoming horse race and all the hype for ruling by dynasty (there are candidates with names other than Clinton and Bush, you know) and, instead, use positions on issues as the measure?

I don’t know about you, but I want to

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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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Chief’s Tea at Women’s Shelter on April 10

Green Hills Women’s Shelter of Trenton will hold The Chief’s Tea from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on April 10 at the First Christian Church in Trenton. The event is hosted by Trenton’s Chief of Police Tommy Wright. The goal of the event is to promote awareness of barriers and challenges faced by survivors of domestic and sexual violence through speakers with specialized skills or personal testimonies.

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April Letters for the Ladies

April is sexual assault awareness month, according to Jenna L. Johnson, Case Manager/Volunteer Coordinator at the Green Hills Women’s Shelter in Trenton.

“Sexual violence is a broad term and includes rape, incest, child sexual abuse, intimate partner violence, sexual exploitation, human trafficking, unwanted sexual contact, sexual harassment, exposure, and voyeurism,” stated Mrs. Johnson. “Sexual violence occurs when someone is forced or manipulated into unwanted sexual activity without their consent.”

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NCMC Named to Top 10 List

North Central Missouri College in Trenton has been named to the “Top 10 Community Colleges in America” list by The Huffington Post. The SmartAsset blog on the Huff Post website determined their list of Top 10 through various factors including the low cost of education, good return on investment, and high student success rate.

North Central Missouri College was #6. According to Dr. Kristen Alley, NCMC Dean of Students,

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Prescribed Fire Workshop with MDC

TRENTON, MO — The Missouri Department of Conservation will hold a prescribed fire workshop on April 11 at 9 a.m., in the shelter house at Crowder State Park. Prescribed burns use fire as a tool to help manage unwanted vegetation, increase cattle forage, and boost native plants that benefit wildlife. This workshop is free. Pre-registration is required by April 8. Contact Scott Roy by calling 660-359-5685 x114. Materials, refreshments, and

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