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Winston trunk or treat

Winston trunk or treat is sponsored by the Winston School Character Plus Program. The event will be held from 6-7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 25, at the Winston High School. Local businesses and organizations will hand out candy for elementary and younger age children. Please join Winston Schools for this trick or treat community event!

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Shelby Mason recognized for artistic excellence

school-winston-artistWinston R-6 Advanced Art and Ceramics students traveled to Missouri Western State University recently to participate in a juried art show and various workshops. Shelby Mason was recognized for artistic excellence for her pot belly mug in the show. [Submitted Photo]

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MWA steps up to help fund Backpack Buddies program

Modern Woodmen Junior Service Club of McFall has stepped up to assist the Pattonsburg School District in obtaining funds to help support the “Backpack Buddies” program at the school. The group is currently raffling a $100 Wal-Mart gift card. Tickets are available for $1 each for six (6) for $5. Proceeds will be matched, up to $500 by Modern Woodmen. The event will run through October 20.

Tickets are available

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Lady Bulldogs put successful golf season in the books

girls-golfGallatin’s Lady Bulldog golf squad recently enjoyed one of the best seasons on record at GHS. The Lady Bulldogs were Grand River Conference champions, district runners up, sectional runnersup and finished seventh in the Class 1 state tournament.

Individually, four girls finished in the top ten in conference — Taylor Rardon (3rd), Megan Cox (5th), Kelli Lynch (8th) and Taylor Sloan (10th).

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Finances the focus of work session; junior high track coach hired

Gallatin R-5 school officials focused on finances during a work session convened by the R-5 Board of Education on Oct. 13. Participating in discussions was Bruce Johnson of L.J. Hart & Company, a consulting firm that helps clients focus on long-term finance structuring.

Other normal business was transacted during the Oct. 13 meeting. Administrative reports were presented by Supt. Dr. Bryan Copple, High School Principal Brent Burke, Middle School Principal

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Winston Greenhands attend Area 2 initiation

school-winston-ffa-greenhandsSix Winston FFA Greenhands (first year members) traveled to Gallatin for the Area 2 FFA Association’s Greenhand Initiation on Oct. 12, where they were introduced as new members, enjoyed remarks from State FFA Officer Logan Korff, and mingled with other first year members from the Area 2 Association. Pictured are, left to right, front row, Holly Caldwell, State Officer Logan Korff, Thomas Kile; back row, Kyler Trimble, Gabe Riddle, Gunnar

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At Pattonsburg the word is ‘respect’

Students from each Pattonsburg elementary class are recognized monthly for demonstrating the character trait of the month. The word chosen for September was respect. Elementary students recognized for displaying this character trait and their classes are as follows: kindergarten: Brantley Gardner; first grade: Drake Sperry; second grade: Sammi Peterson; third grade: Stephen Loxterman; fourth grade: Katelyn Jones; fifth grade: Kierra deJong.

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Red Ribbon Week at Winston — lots of dressing up and parade

Red Ribbon Week activities will be held at Winston R-6 from Oct. 24-31. The theme is YOLO…You Only Live Once!

Dress up days: Monday, Oct. 24 – Don’t Give Up Your Dreams: Pajama Day; Tuesday, Oct. 25 – Drugs Are Trouble, Don’t Make It Double: Twin Day; Wednesday, Oct. 26 – Don’t Let Drugs Play You: Movie Character Day; Thursday, Oct. 27 – Too Smart For Drugs: Nerds vs. Jocks

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Kathryn Lambright 1939-2016

Kathryn Lambright, 77, passed away Oct. 15, 2016, at Cameron Nursing and Rehab. Services will be held at 11am Thursday, Oct. 20 at McWilliams Funeral Home, Gallatin. Visitation is one hour prior to the service. Inurnment will be at a later date at Memorial Park Cemetery, St. Joseph. Memorials may be made to the Daviess County Library.

Kathryn Ann (Ritter) Lambright was born Jan. 28, 1939, the daughter of Elmer

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