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Options Presented to Reduce Cost of Water Plant

Andy Macias of Snyder and Associates presented a list of options for reducing the cost of the proposed new water treatment plant for Gallatin during a work session held March 18. The options included moving the contact basins outside and therefore reducing the size of the building, and eliminating some monitoring equipment.

The work session exploring ways to reduce costs of the new water plant was conducted after construction bids

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Donna M. Bell 1930-2015

Donna M. Bell, 85, passed away March 22, 2015, at Daviess County Nursing and Rehab, Gallatin.

She was born March 10, 1930, in Winston, the daughter of Clyde and Bernice (Strong) Reid.

On July 16, 1950, she married Clarence David “Dave” Bell in Daviess County. He preceded her in death on August 15, 1992. She was also preceded in death by her parents; infant son, Howard Joseph; sister,

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Church News

Submitted news from area church services conducted Sunday, March 22, 2015:

Altamont United Methodist

Choral call to worship was “Sanctuary.” Dameon Lopp carried in the lighting of the Christ candle. Mission moment was the benefits of Second Harvest Food Service from St. Joseph. Children’s Time was “Isn’t it Great to Have Good and True Friends Who Really Care For You?” Scripture was from Jeremiah 31:31-34, “The time is coming when

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Salary Approved for Pattonsburg Teachers

During their March 18 meeting, the Pattonsburg R-23 Board of Education approved the 2015-16 Certified Salary Schedule which added $750 to the base and added one step to the bottom for experience on the certified salary schedule. The 2015-16 base salary will be $28,000. This is a 3.27% increase for returning staff. Non-certified staff and employees not on the salary schedule will receive the 3.27% increase to their wages.


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Library Financial Statement Posted

The 2014 financial statement for the Daviess County Library was approved at the February board meeting. State law, Section 105.145 RSMo and 15 CSR 40-3.030, requires the filing of a financial report with the state auditor’s office each year. The financial statement is available for viewing on the library’s website at daviesscountylibary.org and posted at both the Gallatin and Jamesport Branch Library.

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Jennifer Lynch 1979-2015

Funeral services were held March 21, 2015, at the Bram-Danfelt Funeral Home, Maryville.

Burial was in the Nodaway Memorial Gardens, Maryville. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the funeral home to help with the final expenses.

Jennifer S. Lynch, 35, Maryville, passed away unexpectedly on March 18, 2015, in Hopkins.

Jennifer was born in St. Joseph on July 25, 1979, to Rex A.

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Batson-Adams United in Marriage

Ayrica Batson and Lee Adams, both of Springfield, were united in marriage on Dec. 6, 2014. The evening ceremony was held at the Rogers and Baldwin Historic Venue in Springfield, with the reception following.

Ayrica is the daughter of Jerry and Wanda Batson of Gallatin. Her paternal grandparents are Aleene Marsh, the late J.D. Marsh, and the late Bill Batson, all of Albany. Ayrica’s maternal grandparents

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Letter to the Editor: Winston Well Represented

Dear Editor:

As team hosts this past weekend for the Missouri State High School Basketball Championships in Columbia, we had the pleasure to spend time with Coaches Tim Harding and Rynn Hedrick along with the Winston Redbirds, cheerleaders and fans.

These young people represented their community, school, parents and especially themselves in a most positive manner. Their actions in Columbia speak very highly of their attitude in life and

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Winston FFA Wins Gold, Silver at Area 2

Several Winston FFA Members recently competed in the Area 2 Association Leadership Development Events. Results include: Creed Speaking: Drew Neth (Gold); Chapter Scrapbook: Gillian Heldenbrand (Silver); Completed Ownership Record Book: Aaron Piburn (Gold); Area Officer Interviews: Aaron Piburn; Job Interview: Georgia Caldwell. Jacob Hullinger and Gillian Heldenbrand attended as voting delegates.

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