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McVeigh juror to Boston:

As jurists weigh the fate of convicted terrorist Dzhokhar Tsarnaev after the Boston marathon bombing, a jurist who joined in the unanimous decision to impose the death penalty on another terrorist almost 20 years ago says: "I hope you can live with your decision..."
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Read the latest GHS Alumni newsletter about plans for the All Alumni Reunion on Memorial Day Weekend, May 22-25...
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Nadine Watts — A Hard Act to Follow

Nadine Watts of Gallatin has been keeping people’s houses for 50 years. She began in 1957, when she was 19 years old. She has six homes she takes care of today.

“I earn my own money and pay my own way,” she said.

Nadine and one of her childhood friends, Janet Youngs.

Nadine is thin and energetic and always on the go. People who meet her are frequently surprised to

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‘I hope you can live with this decision…’

Mike Leeper is the big brother both my wife and my sister-in-law never had. They are cousins who grew up together. As kids Mike spent many summers on the farm with the girls, away from his home in the city.

When I finally met Mike, I realized he was just a bit older but he always acted like a big kid. He was fun. He was a Vietnam vet and

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Blasts from the Past

March 16-23, 2005

Dylan Rogers, son of Jeff Rogers and Sally Sparks Rogers of Altamont, won a first place trophy in advanced chess at GEM Day on March 5 at Bode Middle School in St. Joseph. This is a special one-day program which provides enriching experiences for gifted children and their parents.

David and Lesa Leeper, Gallatin, received the Cooperator of the Year award at the 61st annual meeting

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Daviess County Health Department Celebrates 40 years

Kristie Smith, R.N./M.S.N., Janet McMahon, Office Manager, Cheryl Alexander, R.N., Colt Bohannon, Environmental Specialist, B.S./EPHS, Sherri Carder, WIC Coordinator, Jackie Nichols, L.P.N., Debbie Gatton, L.P.N.

This Public Health Week, April 6-10, the Daviess County Health Department will celebrate 40 years of service to the citizens of Daviess County.

Annual reports dating back to 1974 tell the story of how a health center beginning with one staff member expanded to seven

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Lauren Taylor Studies Art Abroad

Lauren Taylor, a 2012 graduate of Gallatin High School, will be studying in Florence, Italy, five weeks this spring as part of the Kansas City Arts Institute (KCAI) collaborative program in the arts. Lauren, a junior at KCAI, will be immersed in the art, history and culture of Florence, Italy.

Lauren was an art student during her high school years at GHS. Her work was on display at the Dorris

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Blasts from the Past

March 2-9, 2005

Six GHS athletes were named to the All-GRC Basketball Team recently: Emily Gay, Trisha Sprague, Lindsey Robertson, Andrew Adkison, Marcus Lacy and Kyle Hefley.

Winston High School senior Cody Land and junior Daniel Williams each recently reached the 1,000-point scoring plateau for their careers during the recently completed basketball season. Lang finished with 1,213 career points, ninth on the all-time WHS boys’ list. Williams will enter his

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Wondering Where to Start Your Family Tree?

Check out Green Hills Pioneers

If you’re ready to start hacking away at your family tree and your roots are from around these parts, there’s a good chance your surname is listed among the Green Hills Pioneers. The “Pioneers” is just one of many links on a website called Caldwell, Daviess and Livingston County, Missouri, which is created and hosted by Jim Stout.

Nearly all of the families in his

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Better Woman Conference Ahead

TRENTON, MO — The First Assembly of God Church (1107 E. 11th Street) will host Gretta Meeker, a minister and counselor, who is slated as guest speaker for the Better Woman Conference. There will be two sessions — March 6 and 7 — which will each include a meal, vendors, door prizes, and the featured event. Tickets are $20, may be prepurchased or bought at the door, and reservations can

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Henry Cox is Still on the Move

Henry Cox doesn’t sit at home and waste away his senior years.

“I gotta be on the move,” said the 88-year-old Gallatin resident, born May 17, 1926. “As long as I can go.”

Henry was born in Walnut Grove in the Breckenridge bottoms, northeast of town on land owned by Lynn Newman. His dad’s siblings Bill and Lewis and Ruth also lived in the area.

Henry and his father.

His

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