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Gallatin Youth Soccer Wraps Up Season

The Gallatin Co-Ed Youth Soccer Program wrapped up another successful season on Saturday, May 2, at Dockery Park. Over 80 youth from Daviess County came out to participate in age groups ranging from 4-16 years. Teams played in six spring games over a 10-week period.

In addition to a great season of play, two area youth – Karina Hacking and Ayden Wayne – completed the American Youth Soccer Organization referee

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Area Students Involved in Publication of Inscape

The 40th edition of Inscape, Central Methodist University’s magazine of the arts, has been released with contribution by two local students. Courtney Warford was a co-editor for the 40th edition of Inscape. Warford is a senior pre-education major from Pattonsburg. Denise Weigand’s poems “Breath of Life” and “Hiding” were both published. Weigand is a JR physics major from Weatherby, graduate of Winston High School. The magazine features creative works such

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Joyce Cox Receives Educator Award from GRTS

Debby Peery, left, is pictured with award recipient Joyce Cox.

Joyce Cox, guidance counselor at Gallatin R-5 High School, has been awarded the Grand River Technical School 2015 “Outstanding Sending School Educator Award.” Debby Peery, Grand River Technical School Counselor, made the presentation at a recognition ceremony this morning (Wednesday) during a student assembly at the high school.

Joyce was selected for the award because of her advocacy in career

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A Monastery in our Midst

“I buried someone yesterday. How do I establish a cemetery?”

That unusual question confronted Daviess County’s newly-elected recorder, Jane McKinsey, last Friday morning.

The question came from a Serbian monk, a member of a Serbian Orthodox Monastery which purchased land in Daviess County last October. The name of the monastery is Holy Archangel Michael and All Angels Skete.

The inquiry immediately involved Coroner David McWilliams. It was determined that there

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Plans for New Gallatin Middle School Continue

Plans for the construction of a new middle school on the Gallatin R-5 campus have been downsized but most improvements originally targeted are now expected to become reality by the second semester of the 2015-16 school year.

A $1.5 million bid for the construction of a new 1-story middle school was approved by the R-5 Board of Education during a special meeting held April 28.

The necessity of revising original

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Sally Sparks to Speak at 2015 Graduating Ceremony

Sally Sparks will be the commencement speaker for the 2015 Gallatin R-5 High School graduating class. Ms. Sparks teaches algebra II, college algebra, statistics, trigonometry, calculus and an ACT Prep class at GHS.

This is the second time she has been invited to speak; she was the grad speaker in 2013 when her son Dylan graduated. This year her daughter Rachel will graduate.

“I feel that all of my students

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Daviess County Courthouse News

Your Right to Know: The following is information released from the Daviess County Courthouse on Tuesday, May 5, 2015.

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James Lewis, road and bridge supervisor, and the crew will be continuing this week on the bridge on 242nd Street. Crews fixed the bridge on 185th street, replaced deck boards.

Bills were reviewed and approved.

Reta Rains submitted her certificate of training from Missouri County Collectors’ Association for her

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Fundraiser Nets $1,206 for Home Delivered Meal Program

by Troy Lesan

For the second year in a row, the Active Aging Resource Center of Gallatin benefitted from the fundraising efforts of sponsors Allison Spidle of RE/MAX Town and Country, Greg Houghton of The Good One Grill and Smoker Products, and a team of good volunteer helpers. The event, held at the Lake Viking Clubhouse, featured music, mingling, and the tasting of five wines paired with five courses of

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National Day of Prayer May 7

The National Day of Prayer was established in 1952 by President Harry Truman as a day set aside to pray for our nation. In 1988, President Ronald Reagan designated the first Thursday of May as the official observance. This year the National Day of Prayer will be on May 7 with the theme from 1 Kings 8:28. Representatives from the area ministerial alliance will meet at 12 noon, at the

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