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Colby Reed to receive Eagle Scout award

Colby Reed of Boy Scout Troop 67 will be honored at a special Eagle Scout ceremony at 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 17, at the Breckenridge United Methodist Church. A reception will follow. The public is invited to attend.

In announcing the Court of Honor, Scoutmaster, Mark Corwin, stated, “This is an opportunity for our community to celebrate the accomplishments of an outstanding young citizen as he receives the highest

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Three from Daviess among Farmers’ Electric Cooperative essay winners

Winners in the 53rd Farmers’ Electric Cooperative Annual Essay contest have been announced and include Mattison Ishmael, a junior at Gallatin High School, who won the Annual Youth Tour, an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C. Mattison is the daughter of Jason and Lena Ishmael.

Area FEC contest winners are pictured, left to right, Megan Cox, Madison Wood and Mattison Ishmael. [Submitted Photo]

Area FEC contest winners are pictured, left to right, Megan Cox, Madison Wood and Mattison Ishmael. [Submitted Photo]

Two local sophomore essayists have won an

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Shopko contributes $250 to Color Run

Shopko at Gallatin contributed $250 through its community grant to Access II’s annual 5K Color Run fundraiser event set for Saturday, May 21, in Gallatin. All proceeds benefit Access II’s special projects for individuals with disabilities in the community. Pictured are Peggy Simmons, Gallatin Shopko Store Manager, and Brandy Gannan, program manager at Access II. [Staff Photo/TLH]

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5K Color Run set for May 21

Access II Independent Living Center will hold its annual 5K Color Run fundraiser event on Saturday, May 21, in Gallatin.  All proceeds benefit Access II’s special projects for individuals with disabilities in the community.

Registration is $50; ages 13 and under is $35.  Participants registered by May 6 will receive a t-shirt and a drawstring bag with this year’s race logo. Participants can also register on the day of the

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Library posts financial statement

The 2015 financial statement for the Daviess County Library was approved at the March, 2016, 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 also available for viewing on the library’s website at www.daviesscountylibrary.org and posted at both the Gallatin and Jamesport Branch Library.

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VFW district meeting

VFW District 1 Meeting will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 16, at VFW Post 4557 in Brookfield.  New officers will take the oath of office. Memorial service for deceased members will be observed. Those attending are pleased asked to bring a list of deceased members to the meeting. The joint meeting will begin at 11 a.m. The regular district meeting will follow the joint meeting and lunch

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Delilah Gadd receives full scholarship for Japanese exchange program

Delilah Gadd, a junior at Winston High School, was one of 14 students selected out of a pool of national candidates, to attend web_school winston gadd abroada student exchange program this summer in Japan. Delilah will attend the FCCLA/Kikkoman Japanese Exchange Program.  Delilah was awarded a full-ride scholarship for the program valued at $12,000.

This opportunity was provided to Delilah through FCCLA.  Delilah is a very active member of the local chapter and

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Winston inducts new members into NHS

Winston Chapter of the National Honor Society (NHS) held a ceremony March 24 to induct its newest members into the organization.  NHS is a nationally recognized organization that partners with the National Association of Secondary School Principals to recognize those students in schools who exemplify the characteristics of character, scholarship, leadership, and service.  Only a small percentage of high school students nationwide are inducted into the organization.

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Winston NHS inducted

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Get some exercise and learn some history following Eagle Scout’s tour

C.J. Richards, a senior at Gallatin High School, recently completed an Eagle Scout project featuring a walking tour of Gallatin.web_Eagle CJ Richards

The tour covers five important sites and marks where the storied events happened, even though the original building may no longer be standing.

The tour includes:

  1. Seth Thomas Clock
  2. Daviess County Savings and Loan
  3. Frank James Trial/Opera House
  4. McDonald Tea Room
  5. Squirrel Cage Jail

The pamphlets describing the tour and

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