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He sued Jesse James, and lived to tell about it!

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Blast from the Past

Jan. 24, 2007

The Daviess County Health Department and Dockery Park Board are working together to get a new, paved walking trail constructed around the playground at Dockery Park. Bids were placed to get a handle on the actual cost of the trail; it was estimated around $20,000.

Dennis Croy was among nearly 75 individuals from across the state to be honored at the 15th annual High School Teachers Recognition

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Bergman murder may be a movie

On Jan. 6, 2017, 35 years will have passed since the Bergman murders took place at a rural home north of Gallatin.

On Jan. 6, 1982, Hal Page shot and killed Mary Bergman, 41, and wounded two of her children, Carl, 12, and Kevin, 16. He also killed a local electrician who happened to be working there at the time, Ed Ramsbottom. Page finally turned the gun on himself.

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Blast from the Past

Jan. 10, 2007

The Gallatin Theater League is asking the community to assist them in a $20,000 renovation campaign. The theater needs some serious structural maintenance and the League has further outlined a plan to upgrade the technical and cosmetic portions of the building.

Charles “Butch” Bayne, a 30-year employee of the Missouri Department of Transportation, retired on Jan. 1. Butch retired as a senior crew worker at the Coffey

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Blast from the past

Jan. 3, 2007

Daviess County Farm Bureau was recognized at Missouri Farm Bureau’s 92nd annual meeting for outstanding program achievements. Daviess County Farm Bureau President Keith Sutton accepted the award for the county. The county achieved 2006 membership quota of over 366 members this year and four gold stars for excellence in several programs.

Leaders of the National High School Rodeo Association, the oldest youth rodeo organization in America,

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Blast from the past

Dec. 27, 2006

Gallatin R-5 and Pattonsburg R-2 in Daviess County were among more than 200 Missouri school districts to have earned the state’s “Distinction in Performance” award for their academic achievement and progress during the last school year.

Three Lady Bulldogs were recognized on the St. Joseph News-Press 2006 All-News-Press sports teams. Senior Danielle Critten was named second team for girls golf. Junior Lacey Dixon and sophomore Maggie Strange

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Blast from the Past

Dec. 20, 2006

Gallatin freshman Levi Michener defeated all comers on Saturday to capture the championship in the 103-pound weight class at the Trenton Wrestling Tournament.

For the second year in a row, Georgia Maxwell and Janie McKinsey of the Daviess County Recorder’s Office presented a display at Dockery Park in Gallatin recognizing Daviess County servicemen and servicewomen. Names of the soldiers are printed on a star and hung on

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Santa Claus Letters from 100 years ago…

Dear Santa: How are you? I am well and hope you are the same. I am a little boy, 11 years old, and I want for Christmas a knife and a rubber ball and some candy and some nuts. Your friend – Mr. William Lloyd Bennett, Breckenridge

Dear Santa: I am a little girl, 9 years old. I got to school at Scotland. I will tell you what we want

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High School fight songs call for school spirit from students, evoke nostalgia from alumni

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This picture was taken in October of 1971. Senior Band Members who have added a host of trophies to the GHS showcase include, front row, left to right, Donna Robertson, Christy Blaine, Pat Houghton, Linda VonKaenel, Julia Terrill and Jill McGinnis; back row, James Aller (band director), Steve Searcy, Dick Culver, Bob Croy, Bob Aulgur and Lynn Brandom.

Fight songs, team anthems, battle hymns…call it what you will, those rousing

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