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County Commissioner Carl Carder focuses on township news pulled from archives.
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McVeigh juror to Boston:

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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Alumni Reunite Soon

Read the latest GHS Alumni newsletter about plans for the All Alumni Reunion on Memorial Day Weekend, May 22-25...
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Best Family Literacy Night Yet

On April 9, Covel D. Searcy Elementary held its 4th Annual Family Literacy Night. More than 500 were in attendance—including pre-K, Early Childhood Special Education, Parents As Teachers children, high school helpers, volunteers, retired teachers, faculty, and a record-breaking 64% of K-6 students—which made it the most successful night so far.

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Early on the evening focused on reading only, but math literacy was added to the

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Two from GHS Selected for All-Conference Academic Team

Brogan, left, and Brammer


Dane Brammer and Coby Brogan were both selected to 2nd Team All-Conference for Academic Team for the 2015 Season. Dane Brammer finished the regular season scoring 740 points and Coby Brogan had 670 points. The Bulldogs ended the conference season in a tie for the third best record. District competition kicks off at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 18, in Hamilton. [Submitted Photo]

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Ishmael Selected for the Missouri Agribusiness Academy


Mattison Ishmael of Gallatin was one of 30 high school sophomores recently selected to participate in the Missouri Department of Agriculture’s Missouri Agribusiness Academy. Ishmael and the other students selected will spend the first week of June in St. Louis learning about many of the unique opportunities available in agriculture.

“Our youth leaders continue to advance the state’s number on industry, agriculture,” said Director of Agriculture Richard Fordyce. “These young

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Letter to the Editor: Support of Winston Redbirds

Dear Darryl,

I wanted to say thanks to the North Missourian, Dennis Cox and the many supportive people of Daviess County.

You did a tremendous job with your coverage of the Redbirds in their recent post-season basketball finish. The pictures, stories and tweets were tremendous…the feeling was that you went above and beyond.

In addition, Redbird Nation was really impressed with the many Gallatin community members that came to games

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Blasts from the Past

April 13, 2005

Gallatin R-5 senior Chris Barnes received first place for his photograph in Best of Show at the North Central Missouri College Art Show held recently. Chris received a $350 scholarship to NCMC at Trenton.

Many bidders were interested in the beautiful old pews which were offered for sale at the auction held at the old Christian Church building in Gallatin. The majority of the pews were purchased

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Gallatin Announces Junior High Honor Roll

Principal’s Honor Roll —  8th Grade: Zoe Bradford, McKay Marble, Graydee Rains, Michael Warner.

A Honor Roll — 8th Grade: Bethany Bailey, Addison Burns, Jessica Claibourn, Harley Curtis, John Gibson, Trenton Ishmael, Ally Johnson, Klayton Lynch, Kelsey Maxwell, Desitny Owings, Jasmine Phoung, Ceirra Redman, Karley Salmon, Addison Stanley, Tayton Terry, Ayden Wayne, Jacob Wilson. 7th Grade: Aiden Adkison, Keegan Allen, Aubrey Burns, Jessica Hart, Annie Nelson, Drew Prindle, Madalyn Shubert.

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Election Results

See a PDF of full unofficial results HERE.

Municipal and school elections attracted scant interest across Daviess County in balloting conducted yesterday. Only 464 of the 5,070 eligible voters – just 9.15% – took the opportunity to vote.

Most ballots did not offer choice other than an opportunity to write-in a name rather than to endorse a declared candidate. The following summarizes only those ballots where decisions on declared

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Blasts from the Past

April 6, 2005

Students in the NCMC Introduction to Theatre class will provide technical support for the college production of “Blithe Spirit,” a classic comedy. Members of the set crew include Kristy Lawrence of Gallatin.

Nicole Ray of North Daviess, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Ray of Coffey, is a recipient of the HDC  Conference “Triple Student Athlete,” a new award that goes to student athletes who have been

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Two GHS Students Raise Money for Camp Quality

Over the air waves

Tristen Wilson and Aubrey Nelson attended “class” at the Cameron Radio Station, KKWK-1001.1 for a day-long fundraising event on March 27 and helped raise over $13,000 in sponsorship for Camp Quality.

The two Gallatin High School students were asked to participate in a telethon to raise money for the camp, which serves children with cancer and their families by providing year-round programs, experiences, and companionship,

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