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Harold Hennen Shares Military History

Harold Hennen as a young sailor.

by T.L. Huffman

Harold Hennen of Gallatin has had a lot of close shaves and he’s given a few, too, during his 30 years in the military (1951-1981). Twenty of those years were on active duty, and 10 were in fleet reserve. Besides serving on some unique and historic ships, Harold was the personal barber for President Dwight D. Eisenhower.

Harold’s father, Gordon E.

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Blasts from the Past

May 19, 2004

Leading the GHS Class of 2004 during graduation ceremonies were Valedictorian Keira Story, daughter of Dr. Eugene and Mary Jane Story, and Salutatorian Cori Nichols, daughter of Doug and Jackie Nichols.

Haleigh Tague was named the winner of the Gilmore Award and Katie Heldenbrand earned the John Philip Sousa Award at the annual Gallatin High School music awards banquet.

Richie McLey and Melanie Jones were crowned Prom

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Gallatin Rotary Club Collects Shoes for Orphan Souls

The Gallatin Rotary Club donated its collection of 75 pairs of new shoes for Buckner Shoes for Orphan Souls during the recent Rotary District 6040 “Shoes Caravan” conducted on May 8-10 throughout North Missouri.

In partnership with the other 56 Rotary Clubs in Missouri Rotary District 6040, a total of 19,516 pairs of shoes, 6,154 pairs of socks and nearly $4,000 were collected for vulnerable children and orphans in the

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1987 GHS Graduates Look Back

In August of 1988 a reporter for the New York Times wrote a story about some Gallatin High School graduates. The story, “Class of ‘87 in a Small Missouri Town Thinks Big” by William Robbins, was featured under the “Education” segment of the paper.

We tracked down a few of those graduates to see how they were doing 27 years since graduation.

The story noted that the financial crisis of

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Bringing It Home: Burns Strives to Make Life-Long Learners

Tara Burns will be the commencement speaker during graduation ceremonies for the Gallatin High School Class of 2014 to be held on Sunday, May 11.

Tara was born and raised in Gallatin, where she went from kindergarten to twelfth grade. She married her high school sweetheart soon after graduating high school. She and Brantly have been married for 23 years (24 come August).

“Two days after I was married I

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Blasts from the Past

May 5, 2004

Recognized for academic achievement as well as leadership and involvement in campus groups and organizations, Rebecca Stith, Jefferson City, was named to Who’s Who at Central Missouri State University. Ms. Stith is the daughter of Chris and Roberta Stith, Gallatin, and a 2000 graduate of Gallatin High School.

Lee C. Rogers, a 1996 alumnus of Gallatin High School, will graduate from Des Moines Medical School on May

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Phillip Esposito’s Ship Came In

Wish granted for Carnival Cruise

For Gallatin youth Phillip Esposito nothing could beat the formal evening dinners served in a gourmet dual-level dining room aboard a luxury yacht floating along the Southern Caribbean.

“Phillip loved being catered to,” said his mother Tiffony. “He was allowed to eat as much shrimp, lobster tail, and steak as he wanted.”

That was just one sampling of the fun served up to the 15-year-old.

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Jerry Ferguson Serves Aboard St. Paul

by Denise Felderman

The Veterans of Frank Frazier Post 2172 of Gallatin and the citizens of Gallatin will proudly host the Vietnam Veterans Memorial “The Moving Wall” from Aug. 21-25 at Dockery Park in Gallatin. The following stories are a collection of stories from Vietnam veterans of Daviess County.

Jerry Ferguson, US Navy, July 1969 – April 1971

Jerry’s dad was in WWII and his grandfather was in WWI. Jerry

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Older Americans Month – Safe Today, Healthy Tomorrow

Experience Works, the nation’s largest organization serving older workers through the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) invites Missourians to participate in May’s Older Americans Month, by recognizing older Americans for their contributions and join in our nation’s commitment to helping them stay healthy and active.

This year’s theme is “Safe Today, Healthy Tomorrow,” and focuses on injury prevention and safety to encourage older adults to protect themselves and remain

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