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Trenton girls, Winston boys grab top seeds in 39th Gallatin Invitational

Trenton’s girls and Winston’s boys have been awarded the top seeds in the 39th Annual Gallatin Invitational Basketball Tournament, which tips off next Monday night, but both girls and boys brackets promise upset potential.

It’s not every year that the GIT features a state tournament finalist, but this year’s event provides that and a state sectional qualifier on the boys’ side. Four of last year’s all-tournament boys are back

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Strong post play fuels Panther, Bulldog split

Tuesday night’s basketball season openers for Gallatin and Pattonsburg may have been less about winning and more about finding out where players stand in the pecking order of starting rotations.

Gallatin’s Bailey Maxwell and Pattonsburg’s Katie Warford battle for a loose ball during opening action Tuesday night in Pattonsburg.

Gallatin girls and boys teams went deep into their benches but only the Bulldog boys escaped the Panther dome with a

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Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor:

Starting in early October the Pattonsburg R-2 School District has engaged with parents, community members, teachers and students to understand everyone’s unique perspective through two surveys: one to the parents and one to the staff.

Communication is the most important, yet difficult thing to accomplish in a school district. Just because it is hard doesn’t mean that we shy away from it.

It is the vision of the

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Pattonsburg R-2 approves audit, sets filing dates

Dianna Closterman with Westbrook & Co. presented the audit report for the 2014-2015 school year to the Pattonsburg Board of Education during their meeting held Nov. 18. The board approved the audit report.

The filing dates for Election of Board Members were set for Dec. 15, 2015 – Jan. 19, 2016.

The 2015 Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) & End Of Course (EOC) Testing were presented to the board. Medals were

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Winston sets filing dates for school board

The Winston R-6 Board of Education set the school board candidate filing period for the April 5, 2016 election during their meeting held Nov. 16. Candidates can file from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. after Dec. 15, 2015, and until Jan. 19, 2016, on regular school days. This year’s board election will consist of two three-year terms. Terms are ending for Allen Rhoades and Greg Farrell.

The board gave final

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Regional jail raises rates $10 for Livingston County, says farewell to Norma Crabtree

Administrator Bob Gray informed the Daviess/DeKalb Regional Jail Board that he had advised the Livingston County Sheriff of a raise in per diem rates to $40 from the current rate of $30. Commissioners for Livingston County informed Mr. Gray they could only pay $33 per diem. Mr. Gray told the Board that he would have Jim McKinley with Cameron Accounting run the numbers. The jail’s contract with Livingston County ends

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McNeelys celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

web_anniv mcneely past copyPlease join Eugene and Millie McNeely in celebrating their 50th wedding web_anniv mcneely present copyanniversary from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 6, at the Daviess County Library Community Room.

Everyone is invited.  No gifts please. [Submitted Photos]

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Where to put the Syrian migrants?

by State Rep. J. Eggleston

The recent terror attacks in France have brought flashbacks of our own suffering from terrorism on Sept. 11, 2001. From continent to continent, the world is now united behind France and her will to take the fight to ISIS, and to defiantly rebound from her tragic losses.
In the wake of this latest attack, many states have put forth statements saying they will reject the

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Robert Shipers 1943-2015

Memorial services for Robert Shipers will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the Bob Shipers Memorial Fund, in care of Roberson Funeral Home, PO Box 153, Stanberry, Mo., 64489. Robert has been cremated.

Robert Bob Shipers, 72, Stanberry, died Nov. 23, 2015, at Northwest Medical Center, Albany.

He was born Sept. 24, 1943, in Pattonsburg, the son of Kermit and Letha (Daniels) Shipers.


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