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One act play tells story of farm transition

On Friday, June 10, 2016 the one-act play, “Map of My Kingdom” will be presented at no charge from 7-9 p.m. at the Gary Dickinson Performing Arts Center, Chillicothe High School, 2801 Hornet Drive, Chillicothe. The play was commissioned by Practical Farmers of Iowa to tell the story of the emotional challenges that farmers face with farm ownership transition.

The one-hour play will be followed by a panel discussion forum

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Garden Club reports on projects

The Gallatin Garden and Craft Club held their monthly meeting on May 17 at the home of Louise Taylor.

Roll call for members included the variety of flowers that were blooming in their yards.

Several members were absent due to illness. The club was pleased to welcome two new members.

The May project was a report on who were given flowers, cards and visits on May Day.

The committee for

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Walking for MS  

By Troy Lesan

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Allison Spidle and Courtney Lybarger during Courtney’ walk around the Lake.

Now that the season is here, it’s time to take the boats out on Lake Viking for sightseeing or maybe a little fishing. Going around the lake in a boat is an activity that is always a satisfying way to spend time. I know of one person; however, who recently went around the lake a different

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Fishing derby June 4

The North Missouri Sportsman’s Alliance and the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will be co-sponsoring a Youth Fishing Derby Saturday, June 4, at the Livingston County Fairgrounds just outside of Chillicothe.

The Fishing Derby will be held in conjunction with the annual North Central Missouri Hunting & Fishing Collectible Show, which will be held June 3-4 in the Jenkins Building, also located on the county fairgrounds.

“We thought it would

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Get hooked on fishing with MDC Free Fishing Days June 11 and 12

mdc free fishingGet hooked on fishing with the Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) Free Fishing Days June 11 and 12. During Free Fishing Days, anyone may fish in the Show-Me State without having to buy a fishing permit, trout permit, or trout park daily tag.

Normal regulations remain in effect, such as limits on size and number of fish an angler may keep. Special permits may still be required at some county,

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Biomass Incentives

U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Val Dolcini recently announced that incentives resume this month for farmers and foresters who grow and harvest biomass for renewable energy and biobased products. Facilities seeking to be qualified by USDA to accept biomass can begin enrollment between May 23 and June 6. To learn more about BCAP or to enroll in updates, visit www.fsa.usda.gov/bcap or contact your local FSA county

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Color finale’ marks end of Access II 5K color run

web_DSC_0020 Access II Independent Living Center held 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.

Here are the results:

Top “Color Run” Fundraiser : 1st Place – Team Vicki Raising $1,200; 2nd Place – Natalie and Kaitlyn Mounce; 3rd Place – Russ Hamilton.

Kid’s Division Race Winners: 1st Place – Issac Bird;

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Letter carriers pick up 400 pounds of food during Stamp Out Hunger drive

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Postal carriers, from left, are Beverly Parker, John Hightree, Stan Ray, Rick Crone, and Jeremy Ripple

Second Harvest Community Food Bank joined with the National Association of Letter Carriers to hold the 24th Annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive on May 14. USPS employees and customers across America have contributed more than one billion pounds of non-perishable food to feed the hungry since this effort began in 1992. The event

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Harts’ selected for Yard of Month

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The front view of the home

The home of Jay and Janet Hart at 411 East Berry Street in Gallatin has been selected as Yard of the Month for May by the Gallatin Garden Club.

Janet said she grows a variety of perennials, including hostas, carnations, dianthus, daisies, sunflowers and butterfly bush.

She especially enjoys sowing flowers with bright colors that attract and support butterflies and hummingbirds.

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Back yard of

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