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Daviess County Financial Statement (year end Dec. 31, 2014)

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Contracts Coming in for City Openings

Interim City Administrator Phil Tate reported on job applications that have been submitted for city administrator, city clerk and pool manager. Tentative plans are to keep open the administrator and clerk positions for 30 days followed by review and timeline for interviews. Pool Manager applications are due by Feb. 27.

Public Works Director Mark Morey submitted a list of future projects for each utility department, a water loss worksheet on

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Spelling Bee Winners Head to Regionals

The Daviess County Spelling Bee was held in Gallatin on Feb. 12. The first place winner was seventh grader Aubrey Burns, daughter of Kristi and Stacy Burns from Gallatin. Second place was sixth grader Karina Hacking, daughter of Mary and Ben Hacking from Gallatin. Third place was Kadence Shipers, daughter of Todd and Joni Shipers from Pattonsburg.

First and second place winners will compete at the Northwest Missouri Regional Spelling

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GRC Membership to 15; Meeting Could Decide Divisions

One day after Milan school officials announced they have accepted an offer to join the Grand River Conference, Putnam County High School officials have announced the intention of moving to the league, bringing the GRC membership for 2016-2017 to 15 schools.

With the addition of Milan and Putnam County, both former Tri-Rivers Conference members, to the GRC, a revision of the two-division structure adopted at a Feb. 6 meeting will

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Architect Will Go Over Plans for New School with Board

Final plans for the new addition to the Gallatin school have been made and Edwin Korff, architect, Prairie Village, Kan, will be at the school from 11-12 a.m. on Feb. 26, to go over the plans with the R-5 Board of Education. Plans are in the works to open the bidding process after that meeting. Once bids have been taken and discussed, a final decision as to whether to move

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GHS FBLA Holds Drive, Delivers to Ronald McDonald House

The Gallatin FBLA chapter held a Ronald McDonald Wish List Drive the week of Dec. 10-16. Students at Gallatin Junior-Senior High School were divided up into teams by their homerooms and challenged to bring as many items as they could from the list provided to them. The winners of the Wish List Homeroom Challenge were given free movie tickets to the charity Christmas movie provided by FBLA. The second place

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Winston Band has Outstanding Performance

Winston achieved outstanding results with seven students achieving a “one” ranking after Saturday’s Junior High Band Solo Competition in Maryville. The students’ rating scale went 1, 2 & 3 with a “1 rating” being the highest tier to achieve.

Results were: Brooke Heldenbrand, Clarinet – Superior 1 rating; Kathryn Barnes, Trumpet – Superior 1 rating; Holly Caldwell, Flute – Superior 1 rating; Shelby Mason, Flute – Superior 1 rating
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Join the ‘FAFSA Frenzy’

On March 3 and 4, the financial aid office at North Central Missouri College in Trenton will take part in FAFSA Frenzy, a nationwide event designed to help college students fill out their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Students and their families attending the FAFSA Frenzy will learn valuable information about financial aid and complete their 2015–16 FAFSA online with the help of NCMC’s financial aid professionals. The

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Mail from Distant Copter Service Confuses Area Residents

An out-of-state air ambulance program recently targeted North-Central Missouri residents with a direct mailer advertising its membership program. However, EagleMed LLC’s closest medical helicopter is more than 200 miles away from some of the families it seeks to enroll.

“We’re concerned because of the confusion this has caused some of our members and others in the community who received the mailer and could mistake EagleMed for LifeFlight Eagle,” said Matt

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