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Crittens Celebrate 50th Wedding Anniversary

Dan and Karen Critten of Gallatin will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 2. They were married at the Centenary Church in Gallatin on that date in 1964. They have two children, Eric Critten and Cindy O’Rourke, both of Gallatin. Cindy and her husband Jimmy O’Rourke have two children, Téa, 4, and Collin, one week old. [Submitted Photo]


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Cardboard Boat Race Raises Money for Wounded Warriors

by Troy Lesan

Could this be the beginning of a tradition? That is the hope of many of the attendees of the first annual Lake Viking Cardboard Boat Race on July 26, at the Lake Viking Marine. One of the enthusiastic participants, Fox 4 news personality Nick Vasos, loved it. “This is a gas; I’ve really had a lot of fun,” he said. He enjoyed it so much that he

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Theater Donates to Ladder Truck

The Gallatin Theater League held a performance in June called “A Musical Revue.” The Gallatin Fire Protection team worked the concession stand Thursday night of the performance and all proceeds from that night were donated to help in the purchase of the new fire truck. With these proceeds and an additional donation, the Gallatin Theater League presented a check for $550.87 to the Gallatin Fire Protection District.

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Memorials Donated to Library

Memorial donations have been placed in the Daviess County Library. Patricia Pierce donated the following books in memory of her mother, Mary Ellen Murray: “How to Babysit a Grandma” by Jean Reagan; “The Smithsonian First Ladies Collection” by Lisa Kathleen Grady; “Landscaping Ideas That Work” by Taunton’s; and “Before We Say ‘Goodnight’” by Hank Frazee. Steve and Sandy Evans donated two books in memory of Chris Evans: “May the Stars

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James Smith Hurt in Accident

James Smith, 73, Trenton, received minor injuries in an accident that happened at about 9:55 a.m. on July 25, 2014, in Daviess County.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Mr. Smith was driving a 1998 Dodge Caravan southbound on Hwy 190. About one mile south of Route B, he traveled off the left side of the roadway, struck an embankment and a tree, then came to rest off the

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Zollie Wendt 1918-2014

A memorial service for Zollie Wendt will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 2, 2014, at Poland Thompson Funeral in Cameron. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Stella Grinstead Senior Citizen Center.

Zollie Edith Wendt, 96, died July 26, 2014.

She was born March 12, 1918, in Pattonsburg, to Claude and Cora (Stafford) Haver.

Zollie lived most of her life in Cameron.

She was

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Church News

Submitted news from area church services that were conducted Sunday, July 27, 2014:

Gallatin Seventh Day Adventist

Special Prayer Request: Dalby Family, Dixie Grimes, Cleo Laybourne, Vicki Hiley, and the many prayers were requested from all members spoken and unspoken. Prayers are also being said for others in our town healing, praises, needing help. If you would like to have our little church to pray for you please give us

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More Scam Calls

We recently reported about a local scam in which folks would call your cell phone and claim you’ve won a Publisher’s Clearinghouse prize, then give you bogus steps to follow that could lead to the money. This week one of Gallatin Publishing Company’s staff members, Janna Qualman, received such a call. The caller, whose displayed number was 876-472-1276, was barely audible as he expressed news of her winnings. Remembering our

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Walter Ethridge 1929-2014

No services for Walter Ethridge are planned at this time. Cremation is under the direction of McWilliams Funeral Home in Gallatin.

Walter Ethridge, 85, formerly of Gallatin, died July 24, 2014, at Maple Woods Care Center in Kansas City.

Walter was born June 29, 1929, to James C. and Fanny (Temple) Ethridge in Meridian, Miss.

He worked as a contractor in the housing industry for many years in the Kansas

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