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National FFA scholarship awarded to Aubrey Burns

Burns ScholarshipThe National FFA Organization awarded a $1,000 AGCO Dealer scholarship to Aubrey Burns of the Gallatin R-5 High School FFA. The scholarship is sponsored by Terry Implement Company as a special project of the National FFA Foundation. Aubrey plans to use the funds to pursue a degree at the University of Kansas.

The scholarship is one of 1,820 awarded through the National FFA Organization’s scholarship program this year. Currently 116

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Winston pays off building addition

Winston school has retired a bond used to pay off a 2000 building addition.

The Winston R-6 Board of Education approved a revised resolution for retirement of the current series year 2000 bonds during its meeting held June 20. This resolution completes the paying off the bond used in building the agricultural/science building addition in 2000.

The board approved the termination of the direct deposit agreement that will stop the

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Gallatin FBLA competes at National Leadership Conference in Atlanta, Simmons places 3rd in the nation in public speaking

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Gallatin FBLA members at nationals are pictured, left to right, front row,  Morgan Acree, Bailey Maxwell, Kylie Jeffers, Tristyn Siegel, Madison Rounkles, Jaylee Baker, Aubrey Burns, and Taylor Swalley; second row, Mariah Huston, Sami Boyd, Chloe Simmons, Hayley Michael, Tatum Griffin, Mattison Ishmael, Essie Williamson; third row,  Gabby Johnson, Briar Roll, Courtney Shubert, Megan Cox, Addison Burns; back row,  John Gibson, Jarod Rains, Caleb Boyd, Samuel Coulson, Wyatt Bird, and

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FCCLA earns gold at nationals

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FCCLA members at nationals are pictured, left to right, front row,  Addi Stanley, Macie McNeely, Sami Boyd, Destiny Owings, Madalyn Shubert, and Ally Johnson; back row, Coby Brogan, Briar Roll, Hayley Michael, Zoe Bradford, Courtney Shubert, Megan Cox, Jessi Becerra, and John Gibson.

Gallatin FCCLA had a strong showing at the FCCLA National Leadership Conference in San Diego, Calif., July 3-7. All STAR Events competitors earned the highest honor which

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R-2 offers position, accepts resignation

Wendy Wilson was offered the position of paraprofessional, and the resignation of special ed teacher Kitty Sutton was accepted by the Pattonsburg Board of Education.

The board approved the 2015-2016 budget amendments and the budget for the 2016-2017 school year during their regular meeting held June 21.

The bid from Omega Doors of Kansas City for custom doors was accepted.

An executive session was held to discuss personnel, student matters,

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Scott Ireland to serve as superintendent for R-2

school new superintendent 2Scott Ireland will be the new superintendent for Pattonsburg R-2. The Pattonsburg Board of Education offered him a one year contract during a special meeting held June 26.

Mr. Ireland was formerly with the Perry County School District.

He and his wife Karie have twin sons, Connor and Trevor. Their older son, David, is in the Army and was recently stationed in Virginia. David and his wife Amanda have two

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MU dean’s list

The University of Missouri spring semester 2016 dean’s list includes three students from Daviess County. Gallatin: Brooke Cassidy Edwards, Junior, Nursing; and Derrick Charles Lin, Senior, Journalism; Jamesport: Megan Elizabeth Ellis, Junior, Engineering.

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Missouri S&T announces honor list

Missouri University of Science and Technology announces the names of students who made the honor list for the Spring 2016 semester. Gallatin:  Elisabeth Anne Warner, applied mathematics, sophomore; and Jamesport: Charles Bennett, electrical engineering, senior.

To be included on the honor list, students must have carried a minimum of 12 hours and had grade point averages of 3.2 or above out of a possible 4.0.

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Lunch prices go up at R-5

Students at North Daviess will see a five-cent increase in meal prices next year.

The North Daviess R-3 Board of Education approved increasing meal prices for 2016-2017 as required by the Federal Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 during their meeting held June 20. The district was required to increase breakfast and lunch prices by $0.05. The price increase only affects paid lunches, and does not impact prices of reduced

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