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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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Three Children Perish in Tragic House Fire Near Jameson

Three small children have perished and two boys and a young man received burns in a house fire late Saturday night near Jameson.

Sheriff Ben Becerra confirmed that at 11:45 p.m. on Feb. 7, law enforcement was dispatched to a structure fire two miles west of Jameson, on a gravel road at the address 18651 212th Street. A deputy and trooper arrived six minutes later, at which point the

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A Bulldog Portrait

It has been argued that this community values longevity over excellence. But some special times the two merge into one. That’s the sum of Rick Lin’s tenure as teacher and coach at Gallatin R-5 Schools.

Dw.cdrSenior Night in the Bulldogs’ gymnasium was special last night. Tradition correctly spotlights senior athletes and cheerleaders and their parents during the last home game of the season. That beat goes on and on, but

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Secret to Long Marriage Clear to This Valentine Couple

Clyde and Mildred Hulet of rural McFall have been married for 70 years and will celebrate their 71st anniversary this May 13. He is 89 and she is 88.

Mildred fell and broke her hip and then fell again and broke her leg on the same side. Since getting a lifetime teaching certificate at Maryville, this year is the only year Clyde hasn’t taught school. This year his job

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Arson Suspected in Hay, Tractor Fire, Reward Offered

Updated 2/3/15: The Daviess County Sheriff’s Office is asking for any information the public might have regarding a suspected arson fire that happened over Thursday night, Jan. 29. A tractor and eight round hay bales were set on fire sometime between 4 p.m. in the afternoon Thursday and 7 a.m. Friday morning.

The tractor and hay belong to Shay Esbeck and are located at 230th Street and Midway outside

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Group Trip to Costa Rica, General Public Invited

Another trip is being planned by EF College Study Tours, in association with North Central Missouri College in Trenton, and an informational meeting is scheduled for Feb. 11 at noon. (Meet on campus at Geyer Hall, room 100. Lunch will be provided.) The trip to Latin America is expected to include San Jose, Monteverde, Arenal, and Manuel Antonio National Park, all for a reasonable price. Participants need not be college

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Patrick McBroom Living in the Moment

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Cards and letters keep pouring in to support Patrick McBroom, 17, Gallatin. Patrick has received hundreds of well-wishes from individuals and schools as he battles cancer for the third time. Patrick is a University of Kansas basketball fan, and has received a signed ball from the KU football team and a video from the lady cheerleaders. His mother Laura Hoyle posted an update on his condition on Jan. 11

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Letter from a Birmingham Jail: MLK Jr. Gave a Classic for the Ages

Editors note: This letter was written by Martin Luther King Jr. after he was jailed for protesting the unjust treatment of African-Americans. He did so to draw attention to the issue and his act of civil disobedience is an example of how Christians are to deal with unjust action by their government. This is an abridged version due to space limitation.

16 April 1963

My Dear Fellow Clergymen:

While confined

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