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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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S.A.L.E. Conference to be Held in St. Joseph

by Tim Baker, Extension Professional and Horticulture Specialist

University of Missouri Extension will be holding our second annual S.A.L.E. Conference in St. Joseph, on Saturday, March 7. S.A.L.E. stands for Small Acreage & Land Entrepreneurs. The meeting will be held on the campus of Missouri Western State University, and starts at 8:30 with registration and the trade show.

The conference is geared toward landowners who are looking for ways to

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Gallatin FFA Chapter: FFA Week Activities

The Gallatin FFA Chapter will celebrate National FFA Week on Feb. 15 to 20. The 66-member chapter has a week packed full of activities for members as well as the community and school. The week will begin with the chapter attending church services at the First Christian Church on Sunday the 15th. Monday will be our business appreciation day with the officer team greeting local business owners with donuts and

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Phil Tate Will Serve as Consultant During Admin Search

Phil Tate was hired as administrative consultant for a fee of $25 per hour to serve during the search for a city administrator after a closed session during the meeting of the Gallatin Board of Aldermen held Monday, Feb. 9. The present administrator, Zac Johnson, announced his resignation with his last day being Feb. 20.

City Administrator Zac Johnson announced the pre-bid meeting for the new water plant project would

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