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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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This Gift is the Wrapping

Savannah Summers, Community Services Director with the Green Hills Community Action Agency in Trenton, loaded the back seat of her car with donations from the Lake Viking Quilters.

When law enforcement officers pick up lost, hurt or abandoned children, they often wrap them in comforting quilts made by the Lake Viking Quilters Club.

“We make sure those quilts are soft and cuddly,” said Shirley Leakey, a member of the quilting

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Home Birth, Once Community Norm, Now Rare Choice

Before modern medicine, home birth was the common method of delivery. Since the beginning of the 20th century, home birth rates have drastically fallen in most developed countries where women have access to high-quality medical care, generally to less than 1% of all births.

Amanda Hartman, 34, Jameson, never had any particular problem with the hospital where her first three children were born. She didn’t have a bad experience, but

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Remember the Soldiers Away From Home This Christmas

PFC John David Macy, with the 35th Air Defense Artillery Brigade, isn’t sure what he is having for dinner for Christmas as he serves his one year stint in the Army in Korea, but he is confident it will be a pretty decent meal.

“He said Thanksgiving in Korea was good,” said his father Greg Macy. “He has no complaints about Army food.”

Still, it won’t be a home

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Georgia Maxwell Retires from Courthouse

A reception for Georgia Maxwell, Daviess County Recorder of Deeds, will be held from 2-4 p.m. on Dec. 17 at the Daviess County Courthouse in Gallatin. The reception is to honor Georgia for 24 years of service to the citizens of the county upon her retirement. Cards may be sent to P.O. Box 132 or emailed to [email protected]

Georgia was born in the small town of Raymondville, nicknamed “Timber Town

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Stanley Receives More Post Season Honors

Gallatin R-5 senior Michael Stanley, shown here with GHS Head Football Coach Kevin Gundy, has been named to the KKWK/KMRN All-Star Football Team, as well as the Missouri Football Coaches Association Class 1, All-State Third Team at linebacker.

Michael will travel to Dallas, Texas, on Thursday, where he will participate in the Blue-Gray All-American East vs. West Game at AT&T Stadium, the home of the Dallas Cowboys. Michael competed throughout

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