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GTL Brings Live Performance and More to Town

“The Fantasticks” opens Thursday, April 10, at the Courter Theater at 7 p.m. Cast members have been practicing nightly and are ready to sing and dance and perform. Many out-of-town clubs and organizations have already purchased their tickets and plan to come to Gallatin for a night of entertainment. Most will include dinner at a local eating establishment in their outing; meaning that the performance is bringing commerce to area

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Camp Quality Northwest Missouri

June 8-13, 2014, is “Game On!”

Camp Quality NWMO provides year round support for children with cancer and their families, including several children from Daviess County and surrounding area. The week-long summer camp is always in June and located at Camp Farwesta, just outside Stewartsville. Camp Quality Farwesta has a 90% return rate.

If you would like to make a small but mighty contribution, the craft program has requested clean,

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Nicholas Dias Art Work in State Competition


Nicholas Powell Dias, a senior at Gallatin High School, will be going to state competition with his pencil-drawn portrait of President Theodore Roosevelt. Nicholas is sponsored by the local V.F.W. and Ladies Auxiliary through the Young American Creative Patriotic Art Awards. “Theodore Roosevelt is the embodiment of the American spirit,” Nicholas explained. “From the hills of San Juan to the Oval Office he led with power and compassion for the

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Knee-Hi 4-H Club Holds ‘Trashy Sundae’


Knee-Hi 4-H Club members enjoyed ice cream sundaes before picking up trash at Dockery Park for a club service project. Members who participated in Trashy Sundae were, from left to right, front to back, row one, Mattison Ishmael, Kourtney Bird, second row, Kaitlyn Bird, Graydee Rains, Trenton Ishmeal; third row, Natalie Qualman, Zayden Edge, Kyle Stimpson; fourth row, Libby Endicott, Johnna Tadlock, Jenna Rains, Alex Endicott; fifth row, Emma Qualman,

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Park Updates Include Sports Programs, Mowing, Tree Removal

Bob Robertson gave the board an update on spring sports programs. Soccer started March 29 and concludes May 3. He reviewed age groups with the board and mentioned that he is still allowing players to sign up for both soccer and baseball/tee-ball/k-ball even though sign up deadlines have passed. He encourages interested parties to contact him directly or visit the website www.gallatinsports.webs.com.

There will be boys and girls ball tournaments

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VFW and Ladies Auxiliary to Hold District Meeting

VFW and Ladies Auxiliary District One meeting will be 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 12, at VFW Post 1773 in Carrollton. Joint sessions will be held, break for lunch, and then separate meetings. Bring a covered dish or dessert. The state president for Ladies Auxiliary Danetta Wakefield of Monett will be present and the department chief of staff and past department presidents are also scheduled to appear. A memorial ceremony

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Letter to the Editor: DDCRJ

Dear Editor:

We at the Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail would like to share the following information with the residents of the county. We have had a good year and feel that it will only get better.

Our average daily population has been on the rise since 2010 when we averaged 82 inmates. For the year ending December 31, 2013, our average daily population was 159 inmates per day. This means for

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Do You Have a Revolutionary Patriot in Your Family Tree?

The Gallatin Chapter DAR was organized Nov. 22, 1913, and granted its Charter on April 4, 1914, reaching its 100th year in the community this month. The chapter maintains 22 members with 11 active and 11 non-resident members.

Marilyn Brandom and Barbara Foley — long-time active members in the community — are both 50-plus year participants of the chapter, followed by 10 members 25-plus years, two members reaching 25-year status

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Flavor Food with Healthful Herbs

by Janet Hackert, Regional Nutrition and Health Education Specialist

University of Missouri Extension

Many people are preparing their gardens for flowers and vegetables. It’s also the time to prepare to grow herbs indoors or out. With an herb garden or containers on a patio, flavoring food with healthful herbs can be so handy.

Fresh herbs can add health benefits along with flavor. For example, a quarter cup of basil has

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