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’
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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
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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.
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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
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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
Continue reading Ready for a day trip this winter?…look for the Bent Tree
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
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It has taken Rita Agenstein a lifetime to make peace with her past.
Her story, along with millions of other young girls who surrendered children for adoption through the fifties, sixties and early seventies, was kept hidden under a cloak of secrecy and shame.
But it has now been revealed and brings to light a
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On the last days of Christmas, my true love sent to me…seven tips for scammers scamming…and a partridge in a pear tree
The Missouri Senior Medicare Patrol is advising consumers to be wary when they receive requests for end-of the year giving. Charities use the phone, face-to-face contact, email, and the Internet. However, so do
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The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and partners will host the 38th annual Eagle Days at the Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge on Saturday, Dec. 3, and Sunday, Dec. 4. This free event offers participants a close-up look at eagles in an indoor presentation by Dickerson Park Zoo staff. Outdoors, visitors often spot waterfowl and
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The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is adding the northern bobwhite to Working Lands for Wildlife (WLFW), the agency’s targeted, science-based effort to help producers restore and protect habitat for declining species on farms, ranches and working forests.
“Agriculture and wildlife both thrive together through landscape conservation,” said J.R. Flores, NRCS state conservationist in
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Addyson’s parents are Clara and Greg Sipple. She has three brothers, Zach Sipple, Andrew Moulin and Jacob Maize; and two sisters, Holli Sipple and Jacklyn Maize.
A Gallatin 10-year-old showed her solidarity with cancer patients through a very special tribute — her new hair cut reveals a ribbon design which is recognized across the
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An area writer has published her first novel. C.L. Denault released Gambit on March 31, 2015. It is published by REUTS, an independent book publisher. The style is called ‘speculative fiction.’
“Overall, sales for Gambit have been pretty good,” she said. “Indie authors have to work super hard to get their books noticed, but I’ve
Continue reading Building worlds from science and dreams — that’s another story for local writer
University of Missouri Extension offers a variety of programs each winter for livestock producers, row crop farmers, and horticultural crop growers. These meetings are designed to help farmers become better producers, and deal with problems that undoubtedly will arise each year.
Beef producers will be interested in the annual Three-State Beef Conference, which will be
Continue reading Winter meetings and Master Gardener Classes for 2017
In an effort to make this holiday season a little brighter, the Gallatin Police will once again facilitate the Toys for Tots program for Gallatin and the Daviess County area. The objectives of Toys for Tots are to help less fortunate children throughout the United States experience the joy of Christmas; to play an active
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A supermoon is the coincidence of a full moon or a new moon with the closest approach the Moon makes to the Earth in a given orbit and results in its largest apparent size. In short, Earth, Moon and Sun are all in a line, with the Moon in its nearest approach to earth.
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Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) shows that deer hunters in Daviess County harvested 877 deer during the opening weekend of the November portion of the fall firearms deer season Nov. 12 and 13. Of the 877 deer harvested, 520 were antlered bucks, 78 were button bucks, and 279 were does.
Continue reading Firearms Deer Season opening weekend harvest totals 877 in Daviess
At their regular monthly Board meeting held Oct. 26, 2016, the Board of Directors of Cameron Regional Medical Center (CRMC) voted to approve the construction of a new, larger Renal Dialysis Center and Nephrology Clinic on the Medical Center’s 60-acre campus. Preliminary estimates put the project’s construction cost at approximately $1.7m, with additional “soft” costs
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Pictured are Aunt Dot, 104-years-old, Trina Morgan, Joan Eacret, John Eacret, Cammi Gates and Gary Blackman.
At 73, Joan Eacret is still baking, although a broken shoulder when she slipped running to answer the oven timer, has slowed her down a bit. To enter her house as a guest is to settle back to
Continue reading Time is short, local couple renew family acquaintances
When Jim Edwards of Jamesport and 55 other veterans aboard Honor Flight arrived in Washington, D.C., they were met by a crowd of people who applauded, shook their hands, and thanked them for their service.
“It was pretty emotional,” Jim said. “It was a long day and exhausting — but well worth it.”
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Tickets for prizes will soon be available at local businesses as Gallatin prepares for one of its most popular annual community events B AChristmas Around the Square!@
Christmas around the Square, scheduled Saturday, Nov. 19 and sponsored by the Dockery Park Board, features crafts, food items and holiday gifts from over 40 vendors, plus more.
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As we walk through our local stores, we are reminded that the Christmas Season will soon be upon us. This is the perfect time to start thinking about how you could impact the lives of those around you, both near and far.
Once again the Pattonsburg First Baptist Church will act as a relay center,
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By the Gallatin Theater League
Gallatin Theater League will be featured on KKWK (100.1 FM) Breakfast Club Thursday, Nov. 3, at 8 a.m.! League President, Tammy Gay, Co-director of NUNSENSE, Doug Nichols, and Costume Committee chair, Rhonda Malo will be promoting the up-coming fall production as well as other events sponsored by GTL. Be sure
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“Savior of the World” will be performed by Far West Missouri Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at Goodrich Auditorium, 423 North Chestnut Street, Cameron. Admission is free. Performances are at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 25; 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 26; and 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 26. The
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by Gallatin Police Chief Mark Richards
Kids love Halloween. They get to dress up and get free candy. What a perfect holiday. Some kids already know things that you can do to be safe, like how to cross the street, not to talk to or go with strangers and things like that. But we adults
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CLAIM counselors will be on hand from Monday through Thursday, Oct. 17 to Dec. 7, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at ACCESS II Independent Living Center, 101 Industrial Parkway, Gallatin, Mo., 64640.
Please park in front parking lot. There are limited spaces available at this enrollment session – reservations are encouraged. For more information,
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