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GHS Athletes Receive Recognition, Awards at Winter Banquet

Athletes, coaches, parents and friends gathered in the Gallatin R-5 gym last Thursday night for the annual Winter Sports Awards Banquet. Athletic Director Rick Lin served as master of ceremonies. Angel Michael gave the Invocation.

Cheer coach Kelly Walker praised the GHS basketball cheerleaders for their hard work and creative instincts, saying, “they put in countless hours of practice and I couldn’t have asked for better teamwork and dedication.”


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Michener Among Patrol’s 100th Recruit Class

Colonel Ron Replogle, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, announces that 45 people, including Levi B. Michener of Gallatin, reported to the Missouri State Highway Patrol Law Enforcement Academy on January 5, 2015, to begin the 25-week training course to become a trooper. The 100th Recruit Class is scheduled to graduate on June 26, 2015. The average age of the members of the 100th Recruit Class is 26.5 years.

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Senior Center Boot Camp Marches On

Medicare Boot Camp will be presented by the Active Aging Resource Center from 9 a.m. to 12 noon on March 26 at Mary Immaculate Community Center Room, 409 S Main Street, Gallatin. To register call Deanna at 660-663-2828 or email [email protected] There is no charge. Class size is limited and reservations are requested–please RSVP.

Who should attend?

Persons nearing age 65 who are eligible for Medicare

Persons approaching Medicare eligibility

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Rogers Selected for State Academic Honor

Gallatin High School senior Rachel Rogers has been selected for the 2015 Missouri Scholars 100, a statewide program that honors 100 of Missouri’s top academic students in the graduating class of 2015. The announcement was made by Stan Coulson, principal at Gallatin High School. Students will be recognized at a luncheon at the Holiday Inn Executive Center in Columbia on Sunday, April 26.

Missouri Scholars 100 is a program sponsored

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Beef Recall in Missouri

Alewel’s Country Meats, a Warrensburg establishment, is recalling approximately 134 pounds of beef products due to misbranding, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product was produced using the wrong inspection legend.

The Buffalo Jerky items have a “Use By” date of “06-12-15,” “05-11-15,” or “04-02-15,” with production dates of “12-11-14,” “11-11-14,” and “10-02-14.” The following products are subject to recall:

12-lbs. vacuum-sealed

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Child Abuse Prevention Month Kick-Off: New Center Opening

Provides foster and adoption services

As a kick-off to April’s Child Abuse Prevention Month, Healthy Families Programs, a provider of child and family support services in Northwest Missouri, including Daviess County, invites the community to an open house at its Resource Development Center on April 1, 2015.

The new center provides foster homes for the nearly 4,000 children in state custody in Northwest Missouri who have suffered from abuse

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Winston Trustees Look Forward to Community Events

The Winston Historical Society reported that Jesse James Days is set for July 10-12. More roads may need to be closed than in previous years to make room for vendors. The Historical Society also has two tractor pulls planned.

Other community events noted by the Winston Board of Trustees at their March 2 meeting include a homemade ice cream social hosted by the school PTO on May 7 after the

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Check Your Home During PPW

Curiosity can kill the cat. And the children.

That’s why National Poison Prevention Week, March 15-21, is a good time to check for poison hazards in your home, says Kandace Fisher McLean, University of Missouri Extension housing and design specialist.

Nine out of 10 poisonings happen in the home, McLean said. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, poisoning is the No. 1 cause of injury death in

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How High Can You Go? Library Kicks Off ‘Maker’ Events

Did you know a normal 2×2 Lego brick can take 950 pound of pressure? That’s 375,000 bricks! The world record-holding tower was built in Budapest, Hungary, and took four days to build.

Budapest tower, image credit So Bad So Good.

The Daviess County Library invites the community to join them the week of March 24-28 for —UNDER PRESSURE—  the first of several planned “Maker” events for 2015. Maker spaces promote

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