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As jurists weigh the fate of convicted terrorist Dzhokhar Tsarnaev after the Boston marathon bombing, a jurist who joined in the unanimous decision to impose the death penalty on another terrorist almost 20 years ago says: "I hope you can live with your decision..."
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North Daviess Accepts Mowing Bids

Mowing bids were submitted from Eads Lawn Care for $135, Mike Walker for $250 and James Cook for $180 during the April 16 meeting of the North Daviess R-3 Board of Education. The bid from James Cook was accepted to mow the school grounds.

Financial statement was presented and bills approved.

Peggy Heldenbrand requested that she move from head cook position to assistant cook with reduced hours, and the board

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GHS Presents Groom Has Cold Feet

The 2015 Gallatin High School Drama Club will be presenting the murder mystery The Groom Has Cold Feet by Martin A. Follose. The play will be at the Courtier Theater on Thursday, April 23, and Friday, April 24, at 6 p.m. both nights. The cost for admission is $5.

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GHS Prom this Saturday

Gallatin High School Junior and Senior Prom will be held Saturday, April 25. Promenade begins at 7 p.m. at the United Methodist Church. The dance is from 8-11 p.m. at Shae’s Place.

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Pattonsburg R-2 Hears Quotes for Heating and Cooling

Pattonsburg Superintendent Troy Clawson updated the R-2 Board of Education on two quotes from Hutch’s Heating and Cooling for work on units that are down during their meeting held April 16. It was decided to wait until summer to make a decision on each quote.

Following executive session, the board offered a contract to Kristin Etherton, counselor, and Kitty Sutton, special education teacher, for the 2015-16 school year.

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Gallatin School Board Sets Compensation Amounts

Compensation for the Activities Director position was set at $5,000, plus up to $2,500 for mileage and expenses during the meeting of the Gallatin Board of Education held April 16. An amount of $1,500 was approved for compensation for directing the pep band for Mrs. Obico for the coming year.

An extra duty assignment for assistant varsity football coaching was offered to Robert Rosenbaum and for assistant junior high football

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Club Scholarship Given to Two Students

The Laureate Delta Rho Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi selected Tannah Terry and Kailey Salmon to share the Jean Groom Scholarship.

Terry, Weaver, Salmon

The Gallatin High School students are pictured with Vice President Carol Weaver. [Staff Photo/TLH]

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Winston Takes Second in District for HDC Scholar Bowl

The District Scholar Bowl Tournament was held Saturday at North Harrison with the following results: Preliminary Rounds, Game 1, Winston defeated North Daviess 300-160; Game 2, Winston defeated North

Harrison 290-100; Game 3, Princeton defeated Winston 310–190.

Semi-Final Round: Winston defeated East Harrison 280–70.

Championship Round: Princeton defeated Winston 350–190.

The season ended with a second place finish in district (for the third consecutive year), and an overall record of

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Pattonsburg Senior Signs with Peru State


Carl Parman signed to play football in the fall at Peru State in Peru, Neb. He will be a physical education/health major as a Peru Bobcat. Carl is a senior at Pattonsburg High School, the son of Vernon and Valerie Parman of Winston. His grandmothers are JoAnn Uthe of Winston, and Norna May Parman of Maryville.

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State Fair Scholarships Awarded to 4-H and FFA Youth

Tannah Terry and Dane Brammer

Missouri State Fair Director Mark Wolfe recently announced that 32 youth, selected from Missouri 4-H and FFA, will be awarded scholarships by the Missouri State Fair Foundation Youth in Agriculture (YIA) committee, including Dane Brammer and Tannah Terry, both seniors at Gallatin High School, who were chosen to receive $1,500 scholarships. These students are seeking higher education in agriculture-related fields, and received their scholarships Friday,

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