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NCMC Hosted Career Fair

TRENTON, MO — North Central Missouri College will host its annual Community Career Fair on Feb. 25 in the Ketcham Community Center from 9-11 a.m. The fair is open to high school and college students, as well as the public.  Vendors will include those from area businesses, service providers, colleges, universities, and technical schools from across Missouri. Attendees searching for immediate employment should dress appropriately and bring a resume. Call

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Henry Cox is Still on the Move

Henry Cox doesn’t sit at home and waste away his senior years.

“I gotta be on the move,” said the 88-year-old Gallatin resident, born May 17, 1926. “As long as I can go.”

Henry was born in Walnut Grove in the Breckenridge bottoms, northeast of town on land owned by Lynn Newman. His dad’s siblings Bill and Lewis and Ruth also lived in the area.

Henry and his father.

His

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VFW Annual Dance Supports Curtis-Uthe Family

Each year in February, VFW Post 2172 sponsors a Valentine’s Dance for the community. Last Saturday, over 150 people joined the VFW at the A.V. Spillman Events Center in Jamesport, dancing to live music provided by the Bent Nickel Band.

Post 2172 designated all net proceeds from this year’s dance to the Curtis-Uthe Memorial Fund. This year’s winner of the 50/50 cash raffle at the dance, Jerry Ferguson, donated his

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Daviess County Courthouse News

Your Right to Know: The following is information released from the Daviess County Courthouse on Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015.

County Commission

No commission meeting was held, as the commissioners were attending training.

Circuit Court

Linda Houghton began duties as a part-time deputy clerk in the Circuit Clerk’s office on Feb. 17. Mrs. Houghton also continues in the elected position of Daviess County Public Administrator, which is also a part-time position.

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Activity Report

2-10-15

10:20 am – Walk-in to Sheriff’s Office (SO) with damages to mailbox on Highway J north of Kidder.

10:42 am – Walk-in to SO regarding vandalism to house and property south of Winston.

1:02 pm – Grundy County advising they have subject in custody on Daviess County warrant. Ryan Southard, 22, McFall, was transferred to DDCRJ on $500 cash bond. The charge is class A misdemeanor fraudulent use of

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Gallatin D.A.R. Present Awards at Tea

The Gallatin Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution (D.A.R.) held their annual President’s Tea on Feb. 11 at the Baptist Church in Gallatin. The afternoon began with Sheryl Warren, vocal music instructor at Gallatin High School, and high school ensemble providing an arrangement prepared for contest.

Pledge of Allegiance and “welcome” were led by Nancy Salmon, chapter regent, followed with prayer by Lucille Bruce, chaplain.

Each year the chapter

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Blasts from the Past

Feb. 23, 2005

DAR American History essay winners are: Tabitha Piburn, Grand Hartley, Tye Humphrey and Timbre Gardner. Good Citizen award winners are: Crystal Cook, Jacqueline Lee, Brandon Ray, Nicole May and Emily Gay.

Jamie Brinnen has been selected as the Northwest District essay winner in the Missouri State High School Activities Association Middle Level Sportsmanship Essay Contest. This year’s subject was “What Should Schools Do To Promote Sports?”

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Access II Helps Disabled Stay in Own Home

Access II Independent Living Center, located at 101 Industrial Parkway in Gallatin, serves those in the community living with disabilities by providing them with an opportunity to direct their own care and live more independently.

Access II provides an opportunity to hire attendants to assist with daily tasks so the disabled can remain in their own home. Individuals in the Consumer Directed Services Program are able to hire their own

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Winston FBLA Sends Four to State

Winston FBLA sent 14 members to District I contest at Maysville on Feb. 12 and eight members placed in the top 10 for their events. Clint Alexander, Miranda Weigand, Delilah Gadd, and Ashley Gadberry will be representing Winston R-6 in their events at FBLA State Contest in April.

Winston FBLA students participating in district contest are pictured left to right, Elizabeth O’Dell, Taylor Smith, Miranda Weigand, Clint Alexander, Lane Fortner,

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