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Lady Bulldog Golf, Softball Open Play Next Week

Gallatin captured a second straight Grand River Conference title last season, going 19-5 before bowing out in the first round of district play. With five players returning with varsity experience, the Lady Bulldogs hope to be in the hunt for another conference crown.

Leading the charge for the Lady Bulldogs will be senior all-conference and all-district catcher Bailey Maxwell and junior all-conference and all-district shortstop Kelsie Huggins. Senior first baseman

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Bleacher Project, Middle School Progress

The Access II bleacher project for the football field should be complete by Sept. 3, according to Gallatin R-5 Superintendent Brian Copple. Barry Wood has already poured the concrete for the project and the bleachers are scheduled to arrive on Aug. 25. The bleachers should be ready for the first home game, which is against Polo on Sept. 4.

The Access II Board, spearheaded by Tim Tadlock and Annie Gibson,

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GHS Football: Low Numbers But High Potential

Desire to succeed

Gallatin may be fielding its smallest football squad in many years, only 23 players, but that hasn’t dampened the enthusiasm of those who chose to make the commitment since the end of last season.

Last spring’s graduation left gaping holes on both sides of the ball. Adding to that is a lack of depth and overall numbers.

“I think they understand that they need to step up

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Warford on Residential Life Staff at CMU

Courtney Warford is a member of the Residential Life Staff at Central Methodist University in Fayette. Warford is studying English and is from Pattonsburg. Warford will be an RA in McMurry Hall this year.

The role of the residential life staff, which includes a hall director and multiple assistants (RA’s) of all residence halls, is to insure that students have a successful and positive experience in the halls.

Residence life

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Start of R-5 Fall Sports Only Days Away

For the first time in many years, the Gallatin High School fall sports season will kick off before the official start of classes. The season begins this Friday evening when the Bulldogs host Mid-Buchanan and King City in a three-team football jamboree that begins at 6 p.m.

Mid-Buchanan and Gallatin will scrimmage first, followed by Mid-Buchanan vs. King City. The jamboree wraps up with Gallatin against King City. Gallatin opens

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Gallatin Elementary Makes a Splash

Searcy Elementary at Gallatin announces the following dates to remember:

Preschool Parent Meeting – Thursday, Aug. 20 at 5:30 in the library; Kindergarten Splash Night – Thursday, Aug. 20 at 6:30; Grades 1-6 Back to School/Open House – Friday, Aug. 21, at 5:30.

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Jumps Honored by the Vo-Ag Teachers Association

Rustin Jumps of Gallatin was recently awarded with a Distinguished Service Award at the 2015 MVATA Awards Luncheon.

Mr. Jumps represented the Northwest District Association of the organization. This awards luncheon was held as a function of the Missouri Vocational Agricultural Teachers Association annual conference, during the Missouri Association of Career and Technical Education Conference in Springfield.

Pictured from left to right, front row, Angie Hamlin, Highland; Valerie Montgomery, Bucklin

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Winston FFA Students Exhibit at NCMC Fair

Five students from the Winston FFA Chapter recently exhibited projects at the North Central Missouri Fair in Trenton. The following is a list of each FFA member and what they exhibited:

Logan Caldwell – Boot Jack; Drew Neth – BBQ Grill and Metalworking Forge; Gillian Heldenbrand – Scrolled Book Pages Wall Hanging; Elizabeth O’Dell – three Wreaths; Aaron Piburn – Standard Rex Rabbit.

Logan was honored for his woodworking project

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Blasts from the Past

Aug. 10, 2005

Annie Gibson has opened a law office in Gallatin in the building located at 109 East Jackson. A 1997 Gallatin R-5 graduate, Annie attended the University of Missouri at Columbia, where she received her degree in psychology. She went to law school at the University of Missouri-Kansas City and passed the bar exam in 2004.

Kinsey Batson, Student Council President at Gallatin High School, is one of

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