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Salaries Set at North Daviess

Pat Baker resigns after 33 years

The 2015-2016 salary schedule was accepted during the meeting of the North Daviess R-3 Board of Education held March 16. Teachers will advance a step for next year.

A resignation letter was accepted from Patricia Baker. She plans to retire at the end of the school year, after 33 years of service.

All tenured teaching contracts were approved. Contracts were offered to Meredith Doty,

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Easter Egg Hunt at Wallace

CAMERON, MO — Kids of all ages will be able to enjoy an afternoon of fun at Wallace State Park on April 4. Sponsored by Missouri State Parks, the event including an egg hunt and other activities will be held from 12-3 p.m. at the enclosed shelter. Kids are invited to bring their baskets to collect the 1,000 candy- and toy-filled eggs—and look for the special “golden egg”—at 2 p.m.

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Gallatin Club Chooses Two for Scholarship

The Laureate Delta Rho chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met on March 9 at the home of Nancy Tate. Peggy Noel presented a slate of candidates for the Jean Groom Scholarship, and members selected two students to share the award. Current officers agreed to remain in office for another year. The next meeting will be April 6 at the home of Lois Barton. 

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Daviess County Health Department Celebrates 40 years

Kristie Smith, R.N./M.S.N., Janet McMahon, Office Manager, Cheryl Alexander, R.N., Colt Bohannon, Environmental Specialist, B.S./EPHS, Sherri Carder, WIC Coordinator, Jackie Nichols, L.P.N., Debbie Gatton, L.P.N.

This Public Health Week, April 6-10, the Daviess County Health Department will celebrate 40 years of service to the citizens of Daviess County.

Annual reports dating back to 1974 tell the story of how a health center beginning with one staff member expanded to seven

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Daviess County Sheriff Incident Report

25 fires reported from 3-10 to 3-16-15.

Gallatin man arrested on child pornography charges

Cameron Wilson, 32, Gallatin, was charged with class B felony possession of child pornography and class A misdemeanor furnishing pornographic material to a minor on March 16. He was taken into custody on March 15 by the Gallatin Police Department at Gallatin Plaza Apartments. At the time, he possessed pornographic still photographs and at least one

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One Local Student’s Effort to End Childhood Hunger

Maile presents to a class.

GHS student Maile Cook has been working recently on an FCCLA project about ending childhood hunger. Over the past several months, she has presented to groups of students about the childhood hunger trends locally and nationally. Her goal is to give the students an idea of how many children in our school suffer from childhood hunger, and persuade them to help or take a stand

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Local Student Invited on Trip with Honor Choir

Seeks help from community with expenses

Jasmine Ramirez would like to travel to Honolulu, Hawaii, June 16-22, to sing with Honor Choir USA, and is seeking sponsors from the community to raise funds to help pay for traveling expenses.

“I’ve been singing all of my life and am very excited to go,” said Jasmine, who is a member of the Gallatin choir and has competed in state music contests and

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Senior Center Boot Camp Marches On

Medicare Boot Camp will be presented by the Active Aging Resource Center from 9 a.m. to 12 noon on March 26 at Mary Immaculate Community Center Room, 409 S Main Street, Gallatin. To register call Deanna at 660-663-2828 or email [email protected] There is no charge. Class size is limited and reservations are requested–please RSVP.

Who should attend?

Persons nearing age 65 who are eligible for Medicare

Persons approaching Medicare eligibility

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Rogers Selected for State Academic Honor

Gallatin High School senior Rachel Rogers has been selected for the 2015 Missouri Scholars 100, a statewide program that honors 100 of Missouri’s top academic students in the graduating class of 2015. The announcement was made by Stan Coulson, principal at Gallatin High School. Students will be recognized at a luncheon at the Holiday Inn Executive Center in Columbia on Sunday, April 26.

Missouri Scholars 100 is a program sponsored

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