"Like" us on Facebook

See This Week’s AdZone

Upcoming Events

GHS sports, civic groups, events, reminders and more.
View Full Page Calendar

Click a News Category:

Visit Gallatin R-5 Schools

Community Links

Check out various websites
for the Gallatin community.
Click Here

Get a map of Gallatin

Printer friendly descriptions:
City Map / City Profile

We’ll get you online!

Work with people you know.
Put us to work for you today:
Online With GPC

Blast from the past

Feb. 8, 2006

Gallatin High School celebrated courtwarming without Queen Trisha Sprague Saturday night following basketball games against Albany. Trisha, a senior on the Lady Bulldog squad, injured her knee during the game and was at the hospital when the announcement of king and queen was made during coronation. She took her crown on crutches from class sponsor Amy McNeely upon her return.

Sara Lin captured first place in the

Please subscribe or log in to access full content.

Why do we save what we save?…later generations may want to know

Van Champion of Parker, Ariz., rescued this piece of the front page of a Thursday, Sept. 4, 1873, North Missourian newspaper in its 8×10 frame. It’s meaning to its former owners has become a bit of a mystery to him.

“I’ve been trying to figure out why they saved it — if it was a significant date for them or something,” he said. “I looked up the date and found

Please subscribe or log in to access full content.

Making a living the old, hard way

It could be something in the water or the air…but mostly it’s something in the land that brings a diverse culture of people to Daviess County, Missouri, including the first Hutterite colony, the first men’s monastery, the largest Amish population, a growing Mennonite population; and a sizeable Mormon population.

The land is cheap — at least compared to other places —  MU Extension figured the 2015 average farm real estate

Please subscribe or log in to access full content.

Blast from the past

Jan. 18, 2006

Winners of the annual “Design a Cereal Box Contest” at Searcy Elementary are Daniel Arglye, first place; Derrick Lin and E. J. Owings, tie for second place; and Kaleb Shaw, third place.

Sara Lin and Derrick Lin were both winners in the sub-district Elks Hoop Shoot, sponsored by Elks Lodge #656 in Chillicothe. Sara finished first in the girls 8-9 year-old division at the district level and

Please subscribe or log in to access full content.

Blast from the Past

Jan. 11, 2006

Pvt. Clayton Baker of Gallatin joined the Missouri Army National Guard on Dec. 30, 2005. Baker is a senior at Gallatin High School and the son of Mark and Lori Baker of Gallatin.

William Jewell College’s Larry Holley became a member of an elite club as he notched his 700th career basketball coaching victory on Jan. 3. He is the 28th NCAA or NAIA coach

Please subscribe or log in to access full content.

Blasts from the Past

Compiled by Sports Editor Dennis Cox

Jan. 4, 2006

Premium Standard Farms is expanding the company’s Milan hog processing facility. The move will increase daily processing capacity by 35 percent to 10,000 head, an increase of 2,600 per day.

Air Force Airman Darcy L. Kumm has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. She is the daughter of Vicki Kumm of Winston, and is

Please subscribe or log in to access full content.

The Haunted Heartland…Murder by the decades -1900

From the Gallatin Democrat, December 20, 1900

State vs. George Henry Clay

Defense: Attorney: Rollin J. Britton and Joshua W. Alexander

Prosecutor: John C. Leopard, assisted by Attorneys J.A. Selby & Givens.

Jury: J.L. Black, Robert Drummond, J.H. Myers, J.R. Williams, A.B. Hale, Fred Fossinger, Henry Heaston, C.M. Hale, P.L. Hoskins, W.W. Hopkins, Milton Trosper and Noah Hershberg.

Sentence: Found guilty of murder in the first degree. Sentenced be hanged

Please subscribe or log in to access full content.

2015 Year in Review (January – June)

JANUARY

  • Concert violinist Brent Busselberg performed in Gallatin Jan. 17, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints building.
  • First Baptist Church of Gallatin announced the employment of Wood Marshall as youth pastor.
  • Bryan Scott Carter of Gallatin plead guilty to assault first degree, amended from statutory rape, and one count of incest in a 2013 case involving his then 4-month-old child.
  • Pattonsburg Multi‑Purpose Center’s Third Annual Catfish,
Please subscribe or log in to access full content.

Blast from the past

Dec. 28, 2005

H. Olsen completed 20 years of service to the Daviess County FSA Committee and 18 years dedicated service to the Daviess County Community Committee.

Students from our area named to the NCMC President’s Honor Roll were Kyle Hefley and Jenny Stanhope of Gallatin; Felicia Nelson of Jameson; and Susanna Bennett and Melody Prescott of Jamesport.

Russell Hamilton, pastor of the Gallatin First Christian Church, recently received the

Please subscribe or log in to access full content.