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A Journey from Deaf to Hearing

God in the silence, God in the sound

“It was amazing!” said Shelia Bridgman, as she recalled hearing the human voice for the first time in 10 years. “I felt overwhelmed. It’s been an amazing miracle in my life and I praise God for this gift to hear again.”

Shelia Bridgman was born healthy and hearing in 1947. When she was nine years old, her appendix ruptured. Doctors gave her

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Give Thanks for All Things

Dw.cdrIt’s been a very, very stressful week.

Literally minutes after finishing up pages to send to the imagesetter and before the press actually got rolling on last week’s edition, priorities changed. We were physically stunned by the news. While standing in confusion and cradled in a hurting grandmother’s arms, a telephone call confirmed the unthinkable. My 2-year-old grandson, Tucker, would be in surgery within hours to remove a brain tumor

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Blasts from the Past

Dec. 1, 2004

Benjamin Herrold, Kaleb Wilson and Kyle King combined for 46 points to lead Gilman City to a 69-63 upset of Winston in the opening round of the Gallatin Invitational Tournament.

Katie Patton, Missouri FCCLA State President and a junior at Gallatin High School, attended the National Teen Dating Violence Prevention Summit held in Washington, D.C., as the representative from Missouri.

Nov. 30, 1994

Marilyn Tolen and Sharon

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Kathy Henderson Retires After 20 Years

Kathy Henderson of Lake Viking will retire from a 20 year teaching career, 15 years at Winston and five years at Gallatin. A reception will be held in her honor from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, November 19, at the Winston school cafeteria.

Mrs. Henderson started her teaching career teaching kindergarten at Gallatin. She taught in a variety of areas at Winston, including Spanish, seventh and eighth grade communication

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Bailey Shea Williams Puts the Spice in Monster Jam

It’s not every young woman who’d consider crushing cars in a Monster Jam Truck a dream job. But then Bailey Shea has always been rather unique. Before racing giant trucks, she was an ATV racer and spun out quite a career for herself. She was the first female and youngest female to win the Production A and Production B Class race and the youngest female to win a Women’s Class

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Gallatin Gal Elected as Prosecuting Attorney

Dw.cdrI could reminisce here about Kristen Ellis, a Gallatin gal who must feel on top of the world today. I could mention her wearing the Red & Black while playing third base for the Bulldog softball team. I still can hear in memory’s ear her sweet voice filling the auditorium singing before the judges at state music contest before graduating from GHS in 1999. But I don’t want to embarrass

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Fatal Fire Leads to Barricade, Death of Suspect

A fatal fire in Trenton on Sunday night led to a standoff in the small town of McFall in Daviess County on Monday afternoon.

The incident involved as many as 10 law enforcement agencies. It ended when the suspect, David Call, a 1983 graduate of Jamesport High School, apparently took his own life after barricading himself inside a residence east of McFall.

Mr. Call opened fire on officers who went

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Christmas at the Corner Café

Christmas came early to the customers at the Corner Café on Monday, Oct. 20. A very generous man left a certain amount of money to pay for the customers’ lunches. The customers and staff were quite surprised and very appreciative. The workers at the Corner Café say they know this local man and know that he is a very caring and giving person every day. They all say, “Thank you,

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Built, Not Bought

by Jonathan Arnold

Editor’s note: Jonathan Arnold, son of Mike and Linda Arnold, is a 2007 graduate of Gallatin High School and contributor to GoodGuySwag.com, a website about encouraging young men to lead, to be successful, and to live with integrity. GoodGuySwag.com, edited by Kris Wolfe of Los Angeles, CA, is where this article first appeared.

“Built. Not Bought.” Those were the words on the sign being held up proudly

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