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Access II 5K Color Run Set for May 16

Access II Independent Living Center will hold their annual 5K Color Run fundraiser event on Saturday, May 16, in Gallatin.

All proceeds from the Color Run benefit Access II’s special projects for individuals with disabilities in our community. The race is a 5K-3.1 mile loop course which starts and finishes on the south side of the intersection of Market and Grand Streets in Gallatin.

Registration is $50; ages 13 and

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Attendance Up at 92nd Altamont Alumni Banquet

The 92nd Annual Altamont Alumni Banquet was held Saturday, May 9, at the Altamont Fire Station with a social at 6 p.m. and a bountiful potluck buffet at 7. Francie Toney gave the invocation.

The memorial was given by Francie Toney and Susie Walton. The hand bells were used to offer different tones for former students who had passed away during the past year: Ruby House, Ruth Ann (Walker)

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Pattonsburg Students Win Ribbons at Art Show

CJ Nalle received second place and Brandy Hobson and Michael Siever, all from Pattonsburg High School, received honorable mention during the 11th annual Lawson High School Invitational Juried Art Show on May 1.

Mrs. Siever, art teacher at Pattonsburg, entered 15 pieces of artwork in the show based on artistic merit, including work by Megan Crone, Brooklyn Scobee, Maria Savage, Molly Thatcher, Melissa Bowles, Jeff Dreesen and Katie Gremminger.


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Granddaughter Crowned Miss Teen Kansas

Recognized for Green Prom Movement

Tobie Roberts, the granddaughter of local residents David and Mary Mott of Pattonsburg, was recently crowned Miss Teen Kansas 2015 at Union Station in Kansas City.

Tobie is a freshman at Stephens College in Columbia. Her plans are to major in fashion design and receive a minor in business, focusing on nonprofit work.

Tobie will be traveling to New York this year to work as

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Gallatin Youth Soccer Wraps Up Season

The Gallatin Co-Ed Youth Soccer Program wrapped up another successful season on Saturday, May 2, at Dockery Park. Over 80 youth from Daviess County came out to participate in age groups ranging from 4-16 years. Teams played in six spring games over a 10-week period.

In addition to a great season of play, two area youth – Karina Hacking and Ayden Wayne – completed the American Youth Soccer Organization referee

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Area Students Involved in Publication of Inscape

The 40th edition of Inscape, Central Methodist University’s magazine of the arts, has been released with contribution by two local students. Courtney Warford was a co-editor for the 40th edition of Inscape. Warford is a senior pre-education major from Pattonsburg. Denise Weigand’s poems “Breath of Life” and “Hiding” were both published. Weigand is a JR physics major from Weatherby, graduate of Winston High School. The magazine features creative works such

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Access II’s Grimes Scholarship Given

This year’s Ed “Eddie” Grimes Scholarship from Access II Independent Living Center goes to Joshua Fish from Bethany. He is awarded $500 to use toward furthering his education. Joshua plans to pursue a degree in visual communications and computer science at Truman State University.

The Grimes Scholarship was created by Access II Independent Living Center in memory of Ed “Eddie” Grimes. At age 38, Eddie enrolled and graduated from North

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A Monastery in our Midst

“I buried someone yesterday. How do I establish a cemetery?”

That unusual question confronted Daviess County’s newly-elected recorder, Jane McKinsey, last Friday morning.

The question came from a Serbian monk, a member of a Serbian Orthodox Monastery which purchased land in Daviess County last October. The name of the monastery is Holy Archangel Michael and All Angels Skete.

The inquiry immediately involved Coroner David McWilliams. It was determined that there

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Murphy-Brown Selects Two from Gallatin for Scholarship

Murphy-Brown of Missouri, LLC (MBM) is pleased to announce that two outstanding students of the Gallatin R-V High School Class of 2015 have been selected to receive $500 Murphy-Brown of Missouri Community Scholarships to be used in furthering their education. Out of the 53 applications received from students across the Missouri counties where MBM has company-owned operations, Elisabeth Warner and Dane Brammer were selected to receive the two Community Scholarships.

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