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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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Blasts from the Past

Jan. 19, 2005

A special dedicatory celebration will be held Jan. 22, when William Jewell College will name its new wood basketball court in honor of veteran men’s basketball coach Larry Holley, who has been the head men’s coach for the past 25 years.

Northwest Missouri State University Student Senate President Chase Cornett, son of Ronnie and Pam Cornett of Pattonsburg, is one of only six college students from the

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Lock Springs – Little Town with a Lot of History

When Lock Springs native Jerry Litton was five years old, he told his mother he wanted to marry Peggy Wickizer.

The Jerry Litton Memorial in Lock Springs, Missouri.

Peggy was already taken, but when Jerry grew up and got married to Sharon Summerville, Peggy and husband Bob went to their wedding. They were life-long friends with the Litton family, played cards and went on fishing trips together.

For those too

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2014 in Review!

A summary of what made the news during the past year (January – June)

January

Legislation addresses gap between cell phone use and landline fees; Missouri Department of Economic Development visits Jamesport; Outpouring of support for the Multi-Purpose Center in Pattonsburg; Chautauqua in question; council resigns en masse; Maysville businessman J. Eggleston is running for House seat; Allison Spidle joins RE/MAX Town and Country as new sales associate; Rachel Rogers

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Lucille Bruce — Look to Christmas Future

Lucille Taul Bruce has spent many of her 90 years a steward of Gallatin’s past. She now wonders who will recreate her beloved hometown and who will be the steward of its future.

“The neglected buildings around the square make me sad and kind of make me sick,” she said. “The east side of the square was my home, you know, for 46 years all together.”

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Lucille Taul was born

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