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GHCAA Celebrates 50 Years

On June 4, one area non-profit will commemorate a very significant milestone. Green Hills Community Action Agency will celebrate its 50th year of battling poverty in the nine county Green Hills region of Missouri. In honor of this event, the public is invited to an open house on Thursday, June 4, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at GHCAA’s offices in Trenton.

Visitors can grab a quick bite to eat

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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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Food Entrepreneurship Workshop at Albany

On Tuesday, May 12, University of Missouri Extension will offer a day-long workshop in Albany that will explore issues and road blocks to growing local food economies.

The workshop will begin by exploring the scope of opportunities and challenges in the local food economy, including the three key aspects: place, product, and promotion.

Participants will also learn about the benefits and challenges of shared processing facilities (commercial kitchens, incubators and

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Patriot Guard Riders to Assist in Grandview, 9/11 Exhibit

The Patriot Guard Riders have been asked to lead and coordinate the escort of the 9/11 NEVER FORGET Mobile Exhibit in Grandview, Mo. This traveling memorial pays tribute to all those lives that were lost on Sept. 11, 2001.

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Patriot Guard Riders

The exhibit is a high-tech, 53-foot tractor trailer, which unfolds into a 1,000 square foot exhibit serving as a poignant reminder of that tragic day. It will be

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Time to Get Rolling for Farm Bureau Tractor Cruise

The 2015 Keep Missouri Farming Tractor Cruise sponsored by the Missouri Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture will take place July 18, rain or shine.

Drivers will take a scenic 37-mile journey through Caldwell and Daviess Counties, starting and ending at the Caldwell County Steam Engine Fairgrounds, 834 Northwest Osage Drive in Hamilton. Check in is at 8 a.m. Driver’s meeting is at 9:30 a.m. Start time is at 10 a.m.

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Access II 5K Color Run Set for May 16

Brandy Gannan, left, and Peggy Simmons.

Peggy Simmons, store manager representing the Shopko Foundation, presented Brandy Gannan, program manager representing Access II Independent Living Center, with a $250 check to benefit their annual 5K Color Run fundraiser event on Saturday, May 16, in Gallatin.

All proceeds from the Color Run benefit Access II’s special projects for individuals with disabilities in our community. The race is a 5K-3.1 mile loop course

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D.A.R. and Local Organizations Join to Honor Vietnam Vets

On March 27, the Gallatin Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution in conjunction with Gallatin Men’s Club, presented a check for $100 to the Cameron Veteran’s Home to help fund a new van.

The Gallatin D.A.R. partnered with the Pioneer’s Chapter of Independence to honor veterans of the Vietnam War during the Commemorative Partner Program, which is designed for communities to thank our Vietnam veterans and their families.

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Regional Jail Board Meets

The Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail will meet at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 24, at the training trailer, 102 North Meadows Lane in Pattonsburg. Old business will cover training, high school tours, records disposal, and the ORI number. This meeting is open to the public.

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Scholar Bowl Chosen

The 2015 Class 2 District 15 Scholar Bowl All-District Team will be composed of Alex Harbolt from Penney High School; Emily VanHorn from Lathrop High School; Dane Brammer from Gallatin High School; Bryce Youngs from Maysville High School; Jacob Vanderpool from Lathrop High School; Caleb May from Lathrop High School.

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