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Spickard Man Seriously Hurt in Hwy 6 Accident

Daviess County Emergency Medical Services and the EMS team from Lifeflight transfer Roy James from the Daviess County ambulance to the Lifeflight Helicopter around 5:15 Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 22. Mr. James was seriously injured in an accident on Hwy. 6. He was taken to Truman Medical in Kansas City. [Staff Photo/TLH]

Roy James, 71, received serious injuries when he attempted to pass an MFA Oil truck on Hwy. 6 in

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Capital Report: When 60% is Considered High

by State Sen. Brad Lager

As American citizens, we have both the privilege and the responsibility of being active participants in our democratic process. Our founding fathers escaped an oppressive government and made great sacrifices in order to establish the greatest system of self-governance. Millions more immigrated here as the United States became the shining star of democracy and a symbol of freedom around the world.

Unfortunately, over that last

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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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Events Announced for Christmas Around the Square

Gallatin’s second annual Christmas Around the Square will unfold on Saturday, Nov. 22, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., with more than 40 vendors participating in the craft fair. The fair is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at four different locations.

Santa and Mrs. Santa will arrive at the courthouse by sleigh at 2 p.m., with pictures by Tannah Terry. Sleigh rides will be available, and strolling carolers

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Silver Haired Legislature Votes on Top Five

Silver Hair Legislature attendees from Northwest Missouri District: Kathy Roach, Rea; John Murphy, Maysville; Troy Lesan, Gallatin; Sharon Murphy, Maysville; Shirley Leakey, Gallatin; Betty Stroud, Milan.

 

Last week, the annual Silver Hair Legislature convened in Jefferson City at the State Capitol Building. The purpose of this legislative body is to meet for three days, listen to various speakers and then vote as a group on the five most important

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Incident at Lathrop Middle School

Today (Oct. 24) at approximately 11:35 a.m., the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded with the Lathrop PD and the Clinton County Sheriff’s Department to reports of a white male juvenile displaying a handgun at Lathrop Middle School. Upon arrival at the school, the subject was already restrained by LMS faculty. The school had been placed on lockdown, which was lifted after a thorough search of the premises by law enforcement.

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Gallatin License Office Contract Up for Bid

The Missouri Office of Administration is now accepting management contract bids for the Gallatin License Office. Interested individuals and groups must submit their bids to operate the Gallatin License Office by Oct. 29.

A copy of the Request for Proposal (RFP) bidders are required to use to develop their bids can be viewed on the Missouri Department of Revenue’s website.

In fiscal year 2014, more than 9,500 transactions were conducted

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Robinson Attends DuPont Conference

Cory Robinson, new DuPont Pioneer sales professional from CR Seeds & Services LLC, Winston, participated in training and a business conference at DuPont Pioneer headquarters in Johnston, Iowa, July 29-31, 2014. The conference provided an opportunity for Robinson to meet with Pioneer business leaders, learn about Pioneer(R) brand products and services, and participate in training about crop management and development. The conference included laboratory and plot tours to showcase the

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New School in Gallatin?

Plans are underway which may lead to the construction of a new middle school facility on the Gallatin R-5 campus for use as early as next school year.

A 2-story, 60’x100′ building is being considered. It would connect the existing elementary school building with the existing high school building. A 10-year lease-purchase financing plan and existing balances in the district’s building fund should allow for the school improvement project without

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