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Gallatin School Board Opposes Amendment 3

The Gallatin R-5 Board of Education went on record during its meeting Sept. 18 passing a proclamation in opposition to Amendment 3. The “Teacher Tenure Law” is on the ballot in November. The R-5 board approved a proclamation in opposition to the amendment.

“Whereas, Amendment 3 on the November ballot is a state mandate that shifts local control for education decisions away from parents, teachers, administrators and school boards; and

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Winston School Repaired After Storm

Prepares for emergencies

The Winston R-6 Board of Education heard at their Sept. 15 meeting that all repairs have been made from lightning damage that occurred on Aug. 11 at the school. Lightning damaged multiple computers, projectors, internet switches, security cameras, the telephone and intercom system, and lights in six classrooms.

Walkie talkies have been implemented for use in the event of an emergency and for times when teachers or

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Sport Leaders Put Victory Over Decency

by U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill

Editor’s note: The following op-ed was published in USA Today on Sept. 17. Besides currently serving Missouri in the U.S. Senate, McCaskill is a former sex crimes prosecutor.

This week was a gut-check moment for big-time sports in this country. A giant mirror has been raised for commissioners, coaches and athletic directors across the country. It is their time to take a hard look at

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Blasts from the Past

Sept. 22, 2004

On Aug. 27, Pattonsburg honored Spc. Angela Booth at a community cook-out. Angie has served for over a year on duty in Iraq. Mayor Pat McDonald awarded her with a plaque during the dance, following the dinner.

The Daviess/Caldwell 4-H Livestock Judging team placed first out of 30 teams in the senior division of the State 4-H Livestock Judging contest. The team of Jamie Tummons, Erin Croy,

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North Daviess Sells Bus, Decides Bus Routes

The school bus bid was accepted from Pettit Salvage for $1,275 during the Sept.15 meeting of the North Daviess R-3 Board of Education. One other bid was received from Michael Heckenbach.

Bus routes were accepted. Henry Rhoades’ bus route is east and north of B Hwy and is 32.8 miles. Callie Heckenbach’s route is west and south of B Hwy and is 34.5 miles long.

Superintendent Wendel Burns presented the

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Local Students at 75th Session of Missouri Boys State

Dane Brammer [photo credit: JMcBee]

Gallatin High School students Dane Michael Brammer and Grant Patrick Simmons participated in The American Legion Boys State of Missouri June 14-21 on the campus of the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg. Each student was nominated by his high school based on his leadership, citizenship, academics, and character during their junior year at Gallatin High School.

Boys State is a pure democracy in that

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Critten, Terry Crowned GHS Homecoming King, Queen

Homecoming Coronation ceremonies were held Friday night prior to Gallatin’s football game against Princeton. Student Council candidates Tannah Terry and Kase Critten were crowned Queen and King of the weekend’s festivities.

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The 2014 GHS Homecoming Court included, from left: Colten Beck, Kylie Collins, Bradley Rhoades, Kylie Jeffers, Keaton Collins, Hattie Bradford, King Case Critten, Queen Tannah Terry, Megan Cox, Tanner Wilson, Chase Morrison, Madison Rounkles, Dane Brammer,

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Winston Students Top Shooters at Area Competition

Zane Snow, senior, Aaron Piburn, junior, and Stephen Wilkerson, sophomore, pictured left to right, from the Winston FFA Chapter traveled to Trenton on Sept. 13 to compete in the Area 2 FFA Association Trapshoot along with Winston FFA Advisor Katie Martin. Aaron and Stephen were the top shooters of the competition receiving first and second place respectfully after a shoot-off to break their tie. Stephen was also recognized for being

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Blasts from the Past

Sept. 15, 2004

Lacey Dixon pitched an eye-popping 13-inning complete game with 14 strikeouts, one walk and five hits allowed in a 1-0 GHS victory over Mid-Buchanan.

Danny and Karen Critten have been selected as Parade Marshals for the 19th Annual Chautauqua Parade on Sept. 18.

Sept. 14, 1994

Jack and Dorothy Lynch will be Grand Marshals for the Saturday evening Chautauqua Parade.

Terry Implement Company is sponsoring an

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