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Old Sign Finds New Home at City Hall

Casey Guernsey donated the old Wabash Depot sign to the city of Gallatin on Monday, Oct. 7. Rep. Guernsey bought the sign from the collection of Norman and Carolyn O’Hare of rural Gallatin. The O’Hares had an antique shop at one time on the east side of the square in Gallatin called Carmen’s Antiques.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gallatin Mayor Barb Ballew said the sign would

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A Lot of History in One Place

James Rogers, rural Gallatin, hosted the Daviess County History Museum during Heritage Days in Jamesport last weekend. His display includes over 500 authentic Native American artifacts, mastodon and mammoth fossils, petrified wood, Lake Superior agates, and other gemstones. Also featured are coins, local relics, history and platte books. There is also a theater and educational room to enlighten students as well as visitors. One of the displays in the museum

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Changes

Dw.cdrWe expect lineup changes in football. The National Football League (NFL) is also called “Not For Long.” Graduations on the collegiate and high school levels guarantee roster turnover every year. Reminiscing is best when the memories are of championships.

Last Friday’s salute to the 1983 GHS Bulldogs marked a 30th anniversary of significance. Those Bulldogs finished their regular season perpetuating a 38-game winning streak and landed 12 spots on

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Gallatin’s Long-Standing Patriots Celebrate 100th Birthday

DAR members Nancy Terry and Mary Froman-Ellis are pictured at the window display at Eileine’s Beauty Shop on the east side of the square in Gallatin.

Gallatin Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution will celebrate its 100th birthday at the Northwest District DAR meeting at Maryville on Wednesday, Sept. 18.

Named after the town’s namesake, Albert Gallatin, the chapter was organized on Nov. 22, 1913.

A display table will

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Blasts from the Past

Aug. 27, 2003

Gallatin Bulldog football captains for the 2003 season are Adam Strein, Patrick Dickinson and Tyler Nichols.

Nicole Woodward earned the victory in the season opener for the Pattonsburg Lady Panther softball team. She also paced the Panthers at the plate with two hits.

Aug. 25, 1993

Pattonsburg R-2 Superintendent Gene Walker says flood damage to approximately 85% of the school’s floor space now has insurance estimators increasing

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Pattonsburg Celebrates an Old Church Anew

A new time capsule will be put together and the cornerstone reset on September 15. “We don’t know yet what will go in this new time capsule. We are currently taking recommendations from the congregation,” said Maurice McNeely, a representative of the Pattonsburg Genealogy Society Treeclimbers, who attends the church. The Society was asked to assist in researching and compiling a history of the congregation. A 100 year anniversary of

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Sylvia Eads Remembers the “Grand Old Man”

Wants others to remember him, too

Sylvia is pictured with Dockery Park Board members, left to right, Jack Hennen, Nick Walker, Joseph Billings, Mike Andersen, and Jake Hogan Jr. Board members not pictured are Mike Walker, Jon Thomas, Charles Loucks, and Tim Tadlock.

He was one of Gallatin’s finest old gentlemen and a generous contributor to its youth. Gov. Alexander Monroe Dockery donated the 15-acre tract of land that is

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Blasts from the Past

July 23, 2003

The National Junior College Athletics Association has named six recent graduates of North Central Missouri College in Trenton as Academic All-Americans. Among those selected to the honor was Rochelle Davitt of Gallatin.

Kathy Walker, Kayce Corwin and Brittany Rutherford attended Marching Auxiliary camp on the campus of Northwest Missouri State University at Maryville and received the highest rating in Color Guard Grand Championships.

July 21, 1993

Shelly

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Franks Remembers Shucking Corn By Hand

This picture is of Charles Lawrence Franks and his huge ears of white corn grown in the Honey Creek bottoms. The corn was raised on 30 acres of a 130-acre farm located south of Gallatin (near the present Dick Worrell farm.)

“Talk about walking in tall cotton,” said Sidney Franks, one of Charles and Vernice Franks’ nine children.

The picture was taken in the mid-1950s when Charles was probably around

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