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Blasts from the Past

Compiled by Sports Editor Dennis Cox

April 12-19, 2006

The Gallatin Pride Band is planning a trip to Branson on May 5-7. The band will be performing as a pre-show for The Presleys.

Gallatin R-5 sophomore Cody Selby will be attending the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Seminar on the campus of Stephens College in Columbia.

Kara Kloepping auditioned and will be appearing in the Broadway production “Grease” at Starlight Theater

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Blast from the past

April 5, 2006

The Gallatin Rotary Club recognized Phil Tate and Roger Eichler as the club’s 2006 Paul Harris Fellows.

Mike Foster of Pattonsburg, Amy Hudlemeyer, Kari Youtsey and Dennelle Rhoades of Gallatin, attended Missouri Farm Bureau’s Youth Leadership Day in Jefferson City.

Gallatin R-5 juniors Brett Wilkinson and Jonathan Arnold will be attending the 67th session of American Legion Boys State of Missouri at CMSU in Warrensburg.

Gallatin’s

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Blast from the past

March 29, 2006

Westminster College freshman Aaron Everly shot a two-day total 180 and finished 60th individually at the Evangel University Invitational Golf Tournament this past weekend in Springfield. Everly, a 2005 Gallatin R-5 graduate, took team high honors in the tournament.

Austin Ward and Levi Michener of the Gallatin Youth Wrestling Club brought home medals from the Missouri USA State Wrestling Tournament in Columbia. Ward finished in fifth

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Local tour of Mormon history & Livingston County

Jeff Foli will hold a local tour of Mormon history and Livingston County from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 10. Participants are asked to meet at 821 Walnut in Chillicothe and carpool to sites between Chillicothe and Gallatin.

“This will be an important time set aside to see obscure local historic sites and discuss the challenging past events of our area,” Mr. Foli noted. “Our 1830s era,

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Blast from the past

March 22, 2006

Corporal Gregory J. Hickey, USMC, son of David and Grace Hickey of Gallatin, has been deployed to Camp Fallujah, Al Anbar Province, Irag, in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He is assigned to Delta Company, 2nd Amphibian Assault Battalion.

Gallatin’s Trisha Sprague and Gilman City’s Monica Wilson have received all-state basketball honors from the Missouri Basketball Coaches Association, Sprague in Class 2 and Wilson in Class

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Before the stories slip away….

Dottie Thompson

Dottie Thompson

When Dottie Doak Thompson asked her cousin a question about family history that neither could answer, they both realized there was nobody alive left to ask for information.

“Nobody Left to Ask” became the name of Dottie’s book.

“I realized the family story would end with us, if I didn’t get it written down,” she said.

You can go to Amazon and read the description and the first few pages of Dottie Doak Thompsons’ book “No One Left to Ask.” The book's cover shows the houses and farms connected to her family:  About a mile south of Gallatin is the home of Harry and Sarah Doak. At the corner of Rustic Lane and Highway 13 is the home of her great grandparents James and Anna Lewis Parker. Farther down the lane, the little house where she was born. A little farther is where the Doak family farm was located; and where her five older brothers were born. On down closer to the Grand River is depicted the Tarwater home place.

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Blast from the past

March 15, 2006

Sara Lin captured another first place finish last Saturday when she wowed the crowds at the Elks Hoop Shoot Northwest Regional Championship. Sara, the daughter of Rick and Lesli Lin of Gallatin, captured the championship in Paris, Tenn. She hit 20 of 25 free throws to tie with the state champion from Kentucky and hit 4 of 5 in a shootoff to win.

The following GHS students

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Wagon trains leave behind memories, trail, graves

Mary Nauser, 78, formerly of Gallatin and now living in Liberty, recently visited her childhood home on a mission to find eight graves.

“I bet I walked three miles Saturday looking for it,” Mary said. “But the lay of the land changes. And I was only 10 or 12 years old when my grandmother showed it to me.”

Mary still owns a 40 acre tract of timber from the original

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Blast from the past

March 8, 2006

After seniors Kinsey Batson, Maria Burge, Katie Jarboe, Trisha Sprague and Taylor Henderson led Gallatin’s girls to an upset win over #1 state-ranked Tarkio last Thursday, everyone was all smiles when Gallatin defeated #2 seed East Buchanan for the District 16 championship.

Lions Governor of District 26F, David Primm, presented Peace Poster winner Briana Heldenbrand with a $50 U. S. Bond at the Lake Viking Club’s regular

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