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Salary Approved for Pattonsburg Teachers

During their March 18 meeting, the Pattonsburg R-23 Board of Education approved the 2015-16 Certified Salary Schedule which added $750 to the base and added one step to the bottom for experience on the certified salary schedule. The 2015-16 base salary will be $28,000. This is a 3.27% increase for returning staff. Non-certified staff and employees not on the salary schedule will receive the 3.27% increase to their wages.

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Library Financial Statement Posted

The 2014 financial statement for the Daviess County Library was approved at the February board meeting. State law, Section 105.145 RSMo and 15 CSR 40-3.030, requires the filing of a financial report with the state auditor’s office each year. The financial statement is available for viewing on the library’s website at daviesscountylibary.org and posted at both the Gallatin and Jamesport Branch Library.

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Winston FFA Wins Gold, Silver at Area 2

Several Winston FFA Members recently competed in the Area 2 Association Leadership Development Events. Results include: Creed Speaking: Drew Neth (Gold); Chapter Scrapbook: Gillian Heldenbrand (Silver); Completed Ownership Record Book: Aaron Piburn (Gold); Area Officer Interviews: Aaron Piburn; Job Interview: Georgia Caldwell. Jacob Hullinger and Gillian Heldenbrand attended as voting delegates.

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Regional Jail Meeting

The Daviess-DeKalb County Regional Jail will hold a meeting at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 27, at the training trailer at 102 North Meadows Lane Pattonsburg. The public is welcome to attend.

Visitors will be Rick Freeman with CITYTELECOIN Phones and Joseph Berra.

Old business will discuss the high school tours and records disposal. Closed session will be held pursuant to litigations.

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Jamesport Will Hold First Saturday, Starting in April

The City of Jamesport will begin holding a new event called “First Saturday” which will include a flea market, swap shop, bazaar, and more. A “Farmer’s Market” with Amish raised produce and Amish products will be added as the growing season rolls around. The “First Saturday” will start with the first Saturday in April and run through the first Saturday in November.

Jamesport is the largest Amish Community west of

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Blasts from the Past

March 16-23, 2005

Dylan Rogers, son of Jeff Rogers and Sally Sparks Rogers of Altamont, won a first place trophy in advanced chess at GEM Day on March 5 at Bode Middle School in St. Joseph. This is a special one-day program which provides enriching experiences for gifted children and their parents.

David and Lesa Leeper, Gallatin, received the Cooperator of the Year award at the 61st annual meeting

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VFW and Ladies Auxiliary Host Awards

Announce contest winners, teacher of year

Frank Frazier VFW Post 2172 and the Ladies Auxiliary hosted the annual awards banquet on Feb. 28 at the First Christian Church in Gallatin. Voice of Democracy contest winners were: first place Adam Sullivan received $50, second place Jakob Axton received $30 and third place Aubrey Burns receiving $25. They each received certificates and medals.

Winners of the Patriot Pen Contest were first place

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Variety Show to Benefit Wounded Warrior Project

CAMERON, MO — A variety show featuring music from the 1950s and ’60s is scheduled for Goodrich Auditorium May 1-3. The Heartland Troupe presents, and all benefits will be donated to the Wounded Warrior Project. Tickets are $7 in advance or $8 at the door. (Under 12 $5.) Call 816-632-2054 or 575-2568 for tickets or to volunteer backstage or as a performer.

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Winston Gets Bus with Grant

The Winston R-6 Board of Education accepted a bid for a 53 passenger bus from Central States Buses during their meeting held March 16. The bus will be purchased with the help of an EPA Clean Diesel Grant.

School bus inspections are scheduled for April 9 in Gallatin.

Aaron Piburn will place an electronic message board in front of the Winston R-6 school building as an Eagle Scout Project. The

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