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Gallatin D.A.R. Present Awards at Tea

The Gallatin Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution (D.A.R.) held their annual President’s Tea on Feb. 11 at the Baptist Church in Gallatin. The afternoon began with Sheryl Warren, vocal music instructor at Gallatin High School, and high school ensemble providing an arrangement prepared for contest.

Pledge of Allegiance and “welcome” were led by Nancy Salmon, chapter regent, followed with prayer by Lucille Bruce, chaplain.

Each year the chapter

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Blasts from the Past

Feb. 23, 2005

DAR American History essay winners are: Tabitha Piburn, Grand Hartley, Tye Humphrey and Timbre Gardner. Good Citizen award winners are: Crystal Cook, Jacqueline Lee, Brandon Ray, Nicole May and Emily Gay.

Jamie Brinnen has been selected as the Northwest District essay winner in the Missouri State High School Activities Association Middle Level Sportsmanship Essay Contest. This year’s subject was “What Should Schools Do To Promote Sports?”


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Winston FFA Week Culminates with Pancake Supper

The Winston FFA Chapter will be hosting a pancake supper at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20 in the Winston High School cafeteria for a free will donation.

Special themes for FFA week are as follows: Monday –  Comfy Cozy Day; Tuesday – Favorite Truck and/or Tractor Day; Wednesday – camo/hunter orange day; Thursday – Farmer Day; Friday –  Blue & Gold Pride Day.

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Access II Helps Disabled Stay in Own Home

Access II Independent Living Center, located at 101 Industrial Parkway in Gallatin, serves those in the community living with disabilities by providing them with an opportunity to direct their own care and live more independently.

Access II provides an opportunity to hire attendants to assist with daily tasks so the disabled can remain in their own home. Individuals in the Consumer Directed Services Program are able to hire their own

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Gallatin FBLA Has Strongest Showing to Date at Contest

Sends 44 to state

The Gallatin Future Business Leaders of America set a new school record with 44 students qualifying to compete at the State Leadership Conference in Springfield this coming April.

District I FBLA Leadership Conference was held at Northwest Missouri State University on Feb. 12. More than 30 schools and over 750 students competed for spots to advance to state.

“Our students had an amazing showing at the

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Winston FBLA Sends Four to State

Winston FBLA sent 14 members to District I contest at Maysville on Feb. 12 and eight members placed in the top 10 for their events. Clint Alexander, Miranda Weigand, Delilah Gadd, and Ashley Gadberry will be representing Winston R-6 in their events at FBLA State Contest in April.

Winston FBLA students participating in district contest are pictured left to right, Elizabeth O’Dell, Taylor Smith, Miranda Weigand, Clint Alexander, Lane Fortner,

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Aubrey Nelson Wins King Scholarship Contest

Aubrey Nelson, senior at Gallatin R-5, has received a letter of congratulations for being chosen as the first place winner of the Martin Luther King, Jr., Scholarship Contest. The scholarship is sponsored through the United Automobile Workers (UAW) Local 249 and Civil and Human Rights Committee from the Ford Plant in Claycomo.

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Aubrey’s application of grades, school and community activities, awards and leadership were graded as well as

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Two Shadow Representative Eggleston

Two members from the Gallatin R-5 FBLA chapter journeyed to Jefferson City and visited with State Rep. J. Eggleston during Career and Technical Student Organizations Legislative Day activities. Maria Pizzo and Aubrey Nelson, shown here with Rep. Eggleston, were among club members from throughout the state who visited and shadowed legislators. Becca Wiglesworth from Maysville was also a participant. [submitted photo]

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4-H Camp at Crowder in June

Libby Endicott plays Valentine bingo.


The Northwest Region 4-H Camp 2015 will be held at Crowder State Park in Trenton June 1-4 and 8-11, according to Natalie Qualman, Knee Hi reporter. Minutes were read at the Feb. 11 meeting. The American pledge was led by Samantha Hacking and the 4-H pledge was led by Cole Henderson. Roll call was “something you love to do.” The youth played Valentine bingo.

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