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By the Gallatin Theater League

The Gallatin Theater League (GTL) Board July and August meetings  opened with discussion of the success of the Missoula Children’s Theater (MCT). Committee Chair Amy McMahon reported 33 local children performed for 152 audience members.  Doug and Jackie Nichols hosted the MCT directors in their home the week of practice prior to the shows. A “meet and greet” BBQ  for League members with the directors

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Blast from the past

Aug. 23, 2006

Tayton Terry, 5, Gallatin, took first place in the finals at the Yamaha Win MX Series Race. The race was held at the Farm Motocross in Indianola, Iowa. He received first place in the 50cc Class on his 2006 KTM.

Junior Lacey Dixon threw a two-hitter and Gallatin batters broke through with a three-run, four-hit sixth inning in downing Milan, 5-0, in season-opening softball action.

Makayla Dutro,

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R-2 continues school upgrades, sets tax rate

The Pattonsburg R-2 Board of Education agreed to approve the contract with McKinstry for $152,100 for lighting upgrades during their meeting held August 18.

The Low Interest Energy Loan from the Department of Economic Development was approved.

Superintendent Ireland said that he is still waiting for a new proposal from Omega Doors.

In other business, a motion carried to hire Dayna Oliver as special education teacher.

The Tax Rate was

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Gallatin summer maintenance, summer school reports given

Superintendent Dr. Copple presented a summer maintenance report during the meeting of the Gallatin R-5 Board of Education held Thursday, Aug. 18.

Summer projects completed at the high school included three sides of outside gym paint removed and repainted; the northwest hallway had one cabinet removed and many holes fixed and painted; the teacher’s room was repainted; the old band room holes were repaired and repainted; Mrs. Cameron’s room was

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North Daviess sets tax rate

The Tax Rate Hearing was held and the tax levy for North Daviess R-3 School District was set at 5.2973.

In other business at the Aug. 15 Board of Education meeting, teaching contracts were offered to Jonathan Elder for business and Deanna Nelson for half-time preschool.

Bills were paid as presented.

The board entered executive session to discuss employee matters.

The Annual Secretary of the Board Report was approved.


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Winston FFA makes mark at local fairs

school winston Sam, Elizabeth-rabbitsFive members of the Winston FFA Chapter exhibited projects at various fairs at the local, district, and state levels recently, including:

Logan Caldwell-post driver; Shelby Mason-horse shoe star; Drew Neth-boot scraper/jack; Sam Uthe-rabbits; Elizabeth O’Dell-rabbits.

“Congratulations to these students for all of their hard work and dedication to their individual projects, and their achievements in the National FFA Organization,” said Katie Martin, Agricultural Education/FFA at Winston.school winston Logan, Shelby, Drew projects

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Chautauqua to recognize Century Farmers, veterans

The theme of this year’s Daviess County Chautauqua is “Our Rich Heritage.” The Daviess County Arts Council plans to celebrate the 180th birthday of Daviess County with a number of activities centered around this theme.

Chautauqua is set for Sept. 16-18 on the Gallatin square. The opening ceremony begins at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 16.

The opening ceremony falls on National Missing In Action and Prisoner of War Day.

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DCHD is offering cholesterol screenings in September

September is National Cholesterol Awareness Month and the Daviess County Health Department is offering a Lipid Panel for FREE on the following dates in September from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Tuesday, Sept. 6; Tuesday, Sept. 13; Tuesday, Sept. 20.

This is a fasting test and you must not eat or drink after midnight the night prior to the tests.

Because this is a screening, you will not need to

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Frances Whitt turns 102

Frances Whitt will turn 102 on Aug. 28. Join in celebrating her birthday at the Community Room, Rest Easy Apartments, from 1-3 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 28. One-hundred-two cupcakes and drinks will be served. Please send/bring cards and/or $1 for her money tree in her honor. Address is Apartment 19, 604 East Grand Street, Gallatin, 64640. Frances and her late husband Elmer operated the Dinner Bell Cafe in Gallatin for

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