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Bergman murder may be a movie

On Jan. 6, 2017, 35 years will have passed since the Bergman murders took place at a rural home north of Gallatin.

On Jan. 6, 1982, Hal Page shot and killed Mary Bergman, 41, and wounded two of her children, Carl, 12, and Kevin, 16. He also killed a local electrician who happened to be working there at the time, Ed Ramsbottom. Page finally turned the gun on himself.

Of

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Gallatin Alumni Banquet May 27

The Class of 1967 is responsible for getting the ball rolling for the Gallatin Alumni Banquet to be held on May 27. The Class would really like to see everyone. Even if you have not attended for a long time, 2017 would be a great year to start a new tradition. Tours of the facilities will be offered and entertainment provided.

A catered meal will be served at a cost

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Rotary Trivia Night Feb 4

Gallatin Rotary Club will hold the second annual Trivia Night at 7 p.m. on Feb. 4 at the Lake Viking Clubhouse. Make reservations by Feb. 1; call 663-8929. The cost is $20 a person with six to eight people per table. A silent auction will be held.

Heavy appetizers and soft drinks will be serve. BOB.

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Physical activity pays off  in every way

By Janet Hackert, Regional Nutrition and Health Education Specialist

For those whose New Year’s resolution was to get fit both physically and financially, a recent study quantified the financial benefit of being physically active.

According to research reported in the Journal of the American Heart Association, following the US Department of Health and Senior Services’ recommendations for moderate to vigorous physical activity of 30 minutes or more on five or

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Paranormal researcher seeks the unusual from you

by T.L. Huffman

Are you haunted by the ghosts of Christmas past? Or anything else for that matter?

Then Sam Uptegrove, Greenfield, is interested in your story. He would like to develop a network of sources in Northwest Missouri to include in a book he is writing.

Mr. Uptegrove has been researching the Heartland’s paranormal since a teenager and has been doing it now for over 40 years.

“At eight

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OH! THE DRAMA…theatre league makes plans for 2017

The Gallatin Theater League is closing out another busy and successful year and making plans for an equally prosperous 2017.  The semi-annual membership meeting will be combined with a membership rally and social on Jan. 14 at 7 p.m. at the bingo hall in Gallatin.  Three board positions will be filled at the brief meeting.  Anyone interested in joining the theater league in any capacity is encouraged to attend the

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Daviess County Library now offers digital ebooks, audiobooks and video

Daviess County Library has expanded its services with ebooks, digital audiobooks and streaming video available to enjoy from the library’s online catalog OverDrive. Library card holders can borrow popular digital media anytime, anywhere by visiting [http://molib2go.overdrive.com].

Users may browse the library’s website, borrow titles with a valid library card, and start reading, listening or watching on all major computers and devices, including iPhone®, iPad®, Nook®, Android™ phones and tablets, and

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Ready for a day trip this winter?…look for the Bent Tree

John Whitt of Bent Tree Gallery

by T.L. Huffman

Do you have a bent for hand-crafted art? Then Bent Tree Gallery is for you.

Marcia and John Whitt started a hand-made furniture business in their garage 36 years ago. The family business has evolved since then to its present 1,300 feet showroom with heated and air-conditioned workshops. The Gallery is located southeast of Bethany off of Hwy. 146 and has

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What on earth fell from the sky!

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Berton Knox provided the Gallatin North Missourian with this picture of something falling from the sky at 10:50 p.m. on November 11. The ball of light was captured looking northeast from a half mile east of Hwy. D on Pleasant Road in northeast DeKalb County.

The image was captured on a security camera which was fastened to an out-building on Mr. Knox’ property. The light on the right is a

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