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Grow More Food in Less Space

with free Mittleider gardening seminar

Learn to grow up to 5 to 10 times more food in less space with less work and less water from Master Mittleider Gardening Instructor Jim Kennard. Two free seminar sessions are available to choose from on Saturday, May 9—one from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and another from 1:30 to 6:30 p.m. The seminar will be held at the Kidder Institute demonstration gardens, at

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Program Offers Free Classes for Cancer Patients

Annie Stedem-Singer, RN, nurse navigator for Hedrick Medical Center, has announced two upcoming classes for area cancer patients, free of charge. All classes will be held in the Ira & Minnie Hedrick Room located near the Garden Café at Hedrick Medical Center, 2799 N. Washington Street in Chillicothe.

In early 2015, Hedrick Medical Center implemented an oncology nurse navigator program dedicated to easing the physical, spiritual, emotional, and financial hardships

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Brammer Receives Corn Growers Scholarship

The Missouri Corn Scholarship Committee is pleased to award a 2015 Missouri Corn Scholarship to Dane Brammer of Gallatin. Brammer will receive a $1,000 scholarship from the Missouri Corn Growers Association and the Missouri Corn Merchandising Council to help pay for his continuing education.

Dane is the son of Dennis and Kim Brammer. He is a senior at Gallatin R-5 High School and plans to attend the University of Missouri-Columbia

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Parenting Classes Offered for Free

North Central Missouri Mental Health Center at 401 Youssef Drive in Chillicothe will hold parenting classes. Dates and topics are as follows: April 17 – parenting 101/preventing problem behavior; April 24 – where’s the manual?/infants and toddlers; May 1 – building relationships in a blended family.

Please make your own arrangements for childcare. Each class includes power point, video, handouts and discussion. Classes are free and open to the public.

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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.

If you are a

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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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