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The music of life keeps time with the ‘Singing Barber from Gilman City’

By T.L. Huffman

Bill Whitten, the Singing Barber of Gilman City

There has never been a page in Bill Whitten’s life where music has not written the better part. From when he was a tike listing to the radio, through his Army days, his marriage, his barber shop in Gilman City, his church, to his jam sessions, music has been in the background, setting the tempo and keeping the beat.

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Pattonsburg Multi-Purpose Center News

Bill Hanks of McFall has donated his chest freezer to the center. With increased demand for home-delivered meals in the area, there was need for a place to store them before they get sent out on the route.

When it came to moving the freezer from the parking lot into the center, Chris Hodge, Pattonsburg RII High School Principal, had the answer. He picked up one end of it and

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Decorate for Christmas by Nov. 19 for contests

Are you already thinking about Christmas?

Local holiday festivities come early when Gallatin’s annual “Christmas Around the Square” unfolds on Saturday, Nov. 19 — just one month away! This year’s theme echoes the popular comedy movie, “Meet the Griswolds.”

Decoration contests will be conducted for the categories of home and business. Those participating must have their decorations glowing by Nov. 19 to be eligible for prizes. More details about this

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Gallatin Fire Protection District

The Gallatin Fire Protection District reports the following incident responses for the month of September:

Sept. 5, 1854 hrs, EMS Call at 102 N Main; Sept. 12, 1218 hrs, medical assist at 24598 210th St.; Sept. 17, 1300 hrs, public service at Van Buren & Market; Sept. 17, 1630 hrs, public service at Richardson St.; Sept. 19, 2110 hrs, severe weather assessment at Hwy 13 & Hwy M; Sept. 27,

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Knee-Hi 4-H’ers have a fire truck ‘experience’

4-h-firemanThe Knee-Hi 4-H club met Oct. 12 at the Gallatin First Christian Church with 21 members in attendance. The Gallatin Fire Department was the October program. GFD brought out three trucks including the ladder truck. Fire Chief Doug Hamilton explained the different situations each truck is used for and the members were able to ask questions and sit in all of the trucks. The meeting then resumed with officer elections.

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Caraways observe 60 years

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Joe Caraway and Laura Charlene Lynn were married Oct. 20, 1956. They exchanged wedding vows at the Ketron Chapel, a little Methodist Church in the countryside east of Gallatin. Reverend Porter Hopkins performed the  ceremony. Shirley Holcomb was maid of honor and Kenneth Fletcher was groomsman.

The Caraways have one daughter, Sherri (Carl) Carder of Gallatin. Granddaughters are Brandi (Lance) Moritz, Platte City, and Brook (Justin) Kreatz, Chillicothe. Their great-grandchildren

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Bentley Dean Noffsinger b. Oct. 11, 2016

Brandon and Ginny Noffsinger of Jamesport are proud to announce the birth of a son, Bentley Dean, on Oct. 11, 2016 at 5:07 p.m. He weighed 6 lbs., 10 oz. and was 20 inches long. He was born at Research Medical Center in Kansas City.

Maternal grandparents are John and Deborah Kramer, Jamesport. Maternal great-grandparents are Henry and Virginia Cox, Gallatin.

Paternal grandparents are Delcie Malcom, Valley Center, Kan. Paternal

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Clifford Parton 1970-2016

Clifford Wayne Parton, 46, Weatherby, passed away on October 13, 2016. Services were held Oct. 17, 2016 at Poland-Thompson Funeral Home, Cameron, with visitation prior to the service. Burial was in Graceland Cemetery, Cameron.
Clifford was born January 13, 1970 in Independence, Missouri to James and Alberta (Mahew) Parton. He was preceded in death by his father, James Parton.
On February 14, 2006, Clifford married Theresa Murillo in Kansas City.

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Jim Muller 1950-2016

James “Jim” L. Muller, 66, Hamilton, passed away at his home on Oct. 14, 2016. He had lived in Hamilton since 1985, and previously lived in Chillicothe.

Jim was born on June 26, 1950, in St. Joseph, to Harry Lawrence and Ethel M. “Penny” Thornburg Muller. He was a 1968 graduate of Penney High School, Hamilton. He was of the Baptist faith.

Jim worked as a machinist and owned his

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