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Letter to the editor – Thanks to Dr. Dickinson

We became the patients of Dr. Larry Dickinson in 1977, when one of our sons needed to be recircumcised. What a way to be introduced! Since that day, Dr. Dickinson delivered our last two sons, fixed lots of sprains and bruises, several stitches and finally, but not least, saved our fourth son’s life.

In 1982, our school age son brought home chicken pox. In those days parents gave young children

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Bills on the move

by State Rep. J. Eggleston

As I have mentioned before, there are six big hurdles a bill must cross to become law – successful votes in House Lower Committee, House Rules Committee, House Floor, Senate Committee, Senate Floor, and the Governor’s Signature. In the first few weeks of session, bills were being introduced and debated in committee, so there was not much floor activity.  But now in mid-February some of

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Off the Editor’s Spike: Don’t build walls, strengthen locks

Editor's SpikeI remember my mother and dad talking about locking the front door.

We lived on the first farm just outside of town. What’s more, the railroad fence along the entire north boundary of the land we called home separated us from the rest of the world. Something or other had happened, and my folks were more than a little concerned about the chances for intruders. Mom wanted to lock things

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Poosey Digest: Substituting fear for facts

by Freida Marie Crump

Greetings from Poosey.

I’ve thought a lot about Harry Donald this week. He was the first youth minister our church had ever hired. For years we’d gotten by with whatever volunteers we could talk into the job of wrangling our wayward little Methodists into line and it all worked out well I guess. Then one day a sweet old soul died and left the church with

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Polar Plunge on for this Saturday — no scrubbing these plungers

The 10th Annual Polar Plunge is on Feb. 25. This year’s theme is “Plunge like there’s no manana!”  In 2017, again, there will also be a Polar Strut, a 5K/10K, walk/run that takes place in the morning before the plunge.

If you would be interested in volunteering to assist with the event, as a judge or helper, contact Judy Rash, 816-244-6380 or 660-673-6015, or email [email protected].

The 2017 goal

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43 GHS FBLA members advance to state competition

Gallatin FBLA members competing in district contests are pictured, left to right, front row, Sami Boyd, Wyatt Bird, Chloe Simmons, Mariah Huston, Ethan Johnston, Patrick McNickle, John Gibson, Briar Roll; second row, Tayton Terry, Jessi Becerra, Maddy Waters, Tatum Griffin, Aubrey Feiden, Courtney Shubert, Annie Nelson, Madalyn Shubert; third row, Maelea Coulson, Gabby Johnson, Mattison Ishmael, Taylor Sloan, Taylor Rardon, Karley Salmon, Addi Stanley, Caitlin Heckenbach, Hayley Michael; fourth row, 

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Pattonsburg JH Science Olympiad team alternate for state

Pattonsburg Science Olympiad state bound junior high members are pictured, left to right, Cooper Teel, Kaden Hodge, Ryelin Hulet, Jillian Plymell and Quincy Crone.

Three Pattonsburg teams placed first at the Junior High Science Olympiad held Feb. 4 at Maryville and now advance to state competition at Westminster College in Fulton on April 8.

This was the first time that Pattonsburg as a team placed high enough to qualify as

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David Roll to head county’s Emergency Management Agency

Daviess County has applied for an Emergency Management Performance Grant Program and as of Feb. 1 has established an Emergency Management Agency. David Roll, 44, Gallatin, has been contracted director of this agency by the Daviess County Commissioners.

The Emergency Management Agency is to respond to all disasters and emergencies, regardless of the cause.

“This agency will be the hub to support all the departments involved in the event of

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Brock Griffin places in top 10 at AQHA horse show

Brock Griffin, Sperry, Okla., formerly of Jameson, and his horse, a 2001 American Quarter Horse Association stallion named Dusted with Steel, placed in the top ten in three events at the 2016 AQHA World Championship Horse Show held in Oklahoma City, Okla., Nov. 3-18, 2016. The events were calf roping, breakaway roping, and heading and heeling. A horse and rider has to compete at AQHA shows all year in their

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