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King Coby Brogan and Queen Bailey Maxwell reign at GHS

2016 GHS Courtwarming Royalty – Queen Bailey Maxwell and King Coby Brogan

Coby Brogan was chosen King and Bailey Maxwell was selected Queen during last Friday night’s Gallatin R-5 Courtwarming coronation ceremony.

The 2016 Courtwarming royalty were, from left: 2015 King Colten Beck and Chloe Simmons (standing in for 2015 Queen Sara Lin), Tate Hancock, Natalie Marble, Ethan Johnston, Tatum Giffin, Thomas King, Addison Burns, Queen Bailey Maxwell, King Coby

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Missouri has a chance to show some progress Saturday night

by Benjamin Herrold

Missouri showed signs of improvement Saturday at No. 10 Texas A&M, but in the end the Tigers lost 66-53, their fourth straight loss and their 20th straight road game loss, a streak that dates back two seasons.

But first let’s talk about those hints of life. Playing on the road, against a top-10 team that sits atop the Southeastern Conference standings, Missouri (8-11, 1-5 in SEC play

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Backpack Buddies program helps fill the gap for hungry children

The 2015 Hunger in America report notes that of those receiving food assistance, a full 30% are children. Second Harvest Community Food Bank out of St. Joseph maintains several programs with a primary focus of nourishing children and one of those programs is Backpack Buddies.

Daviess County Schools are involved in the Backpack Buddies program again this year, including Gallatin R-5, Winston R-6 and Pattonsburg R-2.

Many of the children

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Gallatin hires new high school principal

The Gallatin R-5 Board of Education offered Brent Burke a one year contract for High School Principal for the 2016-2017 school year at a salary of $65,000 during their meeting held Thursday, Jan. 14.

Mr. Burke is the former A+ coordinator at R-5 and since 2011 has served as the in-school suspension teacher. He was born and raised in Gilman City and graduated from Gilman City High School in 1995.

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Filings for school board, municipalities end

John Whitfield has refiled for east ward alderman at Gallatin city hall and Dan Lockridge has refiled for west ward aldermen.

The filing period for school board candidates for the April 5, 2016, election ended on January 19.

At Gallatin R-5, Brice Terry and William Irby have filed for the two three-year terms and Amy Heldenbrand has filed for the one-year term.

At North Daviess R-3, Patti Baker and Jim

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Lady Bulldog state runner-up to be honored by MSHSAA

The Gallatin Lady Bulldog basketball team of 1995-96 has been invited back to Columbia on Saturday, March 12, to be honored during the 2016 MSHSAA Basketball Championships.

The 1995-96 team, coached by Rick Lin, finished second in Class 1 to Drexel, following a 60-45 loss in the state championship game. The team will be introduced and honored on the Mizzou floor at 6:20 p.m. as part of the MSHSAA tradition

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State Technical College Dean’s List

State Technical College of Missouri congratulates students who are eligible for the Dean’s List for the 2015 fall semester, including Derrik Baldwin and  Carlye Guffey, both of Gallatin.

To be placed on the Dean’s List, a full-time student must earn a semester grade point average between 3.5 and 4.0 on a 4-point scale.

Ranked among the best nationally, the State Technical College of Missouri, located in Linn, serves a unique

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Defense keys Bulldog win over Panthers in LIT consolation tilt

Gallatin’s boys captured Friday night’s consolation title in the Lawson Tournament as much with their defense as their offense.

The Bulldogs held the North Platte Panthers to 20 points through three quarters and went on to win, 50-35, after leading by as many as 21 points down the stretch.

Harris Cameron led a trio of Bulldogs into double figures with 12 points. He also grabbed eight rebounds. Samuel Coulson added

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Lady Bulldogs easy consolation winners over Hornets

Hamilton proved to be no match for Gallatin Friday night in the consolation trophy game of the Lawson Tournament. The Lady Bulldogs won pulling away, 65-33, by more than doubling the Lady Hornet output from the field.

Cora Stout glides down the baseline for a shot during Friday night’s GHS consolation game victory over Hamilton.

Gallatin led, 17-8, at the end of the first quarter and padded the lead with

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