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School Resumes After Winston Line Break

Superintendent Brian Robinson provided a brief recap of what caused the Winston R-6 School to lose water on Wednesday.

The break happened to the main water line to the school that runs through a separate old boiler/coal storage room attached to the side school. Years ago the boiler was replaced and individual furnaces were installed throughout the school buildings. The only current function of the boiler/coal storage room is that

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Gallatin Man Sentenced to Life in Prison

Bryan Scott Carter, a Gallatin man who plead guilty last month to assault first degree, amended from statutory rape, and one count of incest in a 2013 case involving his then 4-month-old child, appeared in court Feb. 11 for sentencing.

43rd Judicial Circuit Court Judge Thomas Chapman presided during the case in Daviess County and announced a sentence of life in prison for Carter on Wednesday afternoon.

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To donate to the Curtis and Uthe families:

In Gallatin – Call 663-4087 or 663-9263.

Bethany – Call 660-425-7153.

Jameson – Call 660-828-4551.

Winston – Call the Winston Pit Stop.

North Daviess R-3 will be organizing a fundraiser. Contact the school by calling 660-828-4123.

A memorial fund has been set up at BTC Bank in Gallatin, The Curtis-Uthe Memorial Fund, where donations toward funeral and medical expenses are being accepted.

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PSC Approves Change to KCP&L-GMO Fuel Adjustment Charge

The Missouri Public Service Commission has approved a request filed by KCP&L-Greater Missouri Operations Company (GMO) to change the fuel adjustment charge (FAC) on the monthly bills of its electric customers.

The FAC change reflects fuel and purchased power costs during the six month period June 2014 through November 2014 (Case No. ER-2015-0154). It also reflects the company’s FAC true-up (Case No. ER-2015-0153).

The change in the FAC will take

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Three Children Perish in Tragic House Fire Near Jameson

Three small children have perished and two boys and a young man received burns in a house fire late Saturday night near Jameson.

Sheriff Ben Becerra confirmed that at 11:45 p.m. on Feb. 7, law enforcement was dispatched to a structure fire two miles west of Jameson, on a gravel road at the address 18651 212th Street. A deputy and trooper arrived six minutes later, at which point the

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North Daviess Students are Coping, Counselors Available

Monday was a somber day at North Daviess R-3, according to Superintendent Wendell Burns, and the school will not quickly recover from the tragic loss of first grader Jazmin Curtis. The children are coping as best they can.

Jazmin Curtis, who was fatally injured in a house fire early Sunday morning, and Travis and Drake Curtis, who are recovering from burns, all attended school at North Daviess. Jazmin was in

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A Bulldog Portrait

It has been argued that this community values longevity over excellence. But some special times the two merge into one. That’s the sum of Rick Lin’s tenure as teacher and coach at Gallatin R-5 Schools.

Dw.cdrSenior Night in the Bulldogs’ gymnasium was special last night. Tradition correctly spotlights senior athletes and cheerleaders and their parents during the last home game of the season. That beat goes on and on, but

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Secret to Long Marriage Clear to This Valentine Couple

Clyde and Mildred Hulet of rural McFall have been married for 70 years and will celebrate their 71st anniversary this May 13. He is 89 and she is 88.

Mildred fell and broke her hip and then fell again and broke her leg on the same side. Since getting a lifetime teaching certificate at Maryville, this year is the only year Clyde hasn’t taught school. This year his job

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Phil Tate Will Serve as Consultant During Admin Search

Phil Tate was hired as administrative consultant for a fee of $25 per hour to serve during the search for a city administrator after a closed session during the meeting of the Gallatin Board of Aldermen held Monday, Feb. 9. The present administrator, Zac Johnson, announced his resignation with his last day being Feb. 20.

City Administrator Zac Johnson announced the pre-bid meeting for the new water plant project would

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