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Lenora Hibbs 1920-2014

Lenora Helen (Boyd) Hibbs, 94, passed from this life Friday, October 24, 2014, at LaVerna Village in Savannah, Missouri.

She was born January 6, 1920, southeast of King City, Missouri, to Clifton and Maude (Lile) Boyd. Lenora was baptized at a young age. She was a graduate of Grandview High School.

She married Maurice Hibbs, December 10, 1938, and he preceded her in death March 10, 1991. Lenora was also

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Winston Board Seeks Community Committee

To help decide capital improvements

The Winston R-6 Board of Education discussed the direction that they will be taking in regards to future capital projects in the district during a special meeting held Oct. 23. The board will be establishing a community committee of citizens with a desire to help guide the direction of needed capital improvement projects in the district.

“Every school has various facility needs,” said Superintendent Brian

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Thirty Years of Theater Now on DVD

History is repeating itself. Work is complete on copying the past 30 years of Gallatin Theatre League productions onto DVDs for ease of viewing. Rhonda McCann and Garrett Pettit transferred the productions. The Daviess County Library will make them available for the public to check out.

Some of the old popular titles are “Guys and Dolls”; “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers”; “Once Upon A Mattress”; “Ducktails and Bobbysox”; “Bye-Bye Birdie”;

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Spickard Man Seriously Hurt in Hwy 6 Accident

Daviess County Emergency Medical Services and the EMS team from Lifeflight transfer Roy James from the Daviess County ambulance to the Lifeflight Helicopter around 5:15 Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 22. Mr. James was seriously injured in an accident on Hwy. 6. He was taken to Truman Medical in Kansas City. [Staff Photo/TLH]

Roy James, 71, received serious injuries when he attempted to pass an MFA Oil truck on Hwy. 6 in

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LIHEAP Available for 2014

The Green Hills Community Action Agency’s Low-Income Housing Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) for the winter months began Oct. 1 for the elderly and disabled, and will start Nov. 1 for all other qualifying persons. No scheduled appointment is necessary for qualification, instead a call may be made to the office at 855-290-8544 to begin the process of approval.

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Letter to the Editor: Amendment 3

Dear Editor:

In reference to last week’s article in this newspaper, submitted by State Senator Brad Lager, in regard to the voting initiative on Missouri Constitution Amendment 6: In the article, Mr. Lager seems to endorse the measure but then offers a subtle disclaimer by encouraging voters to become educated on this important issue. I’ll shout a big “Amen” to that advice. Has anyone looked closely at the language of

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Capital Report: When 60% is Considered High

by State Sen. Brad Lager

As American citizens, we have both the privilege and the responsibility of being active participants in our democratic process. Our founding fathers escaped an oppressive government and made great sacrifices in order to establish the greatest system of self-governance. Millions more immigrated here as the United States became the shining star of democracy and a symbol of freedom around the world.

Unfortunately, over that last

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Built, Not Bought

by Jonathan Arnold

Editor’s note: Jonathan Arnold, son of Mike and Linda Arnold, is a 2007 graduate of Gallatin High School and contributor to GoodGuySwag.com, a website about encouraging young men to lead, to be successful, and to live with integrity. GoodGuySwag.com, edited by Kris Wolfe of Los Angeles, CA, is where this article first appeared.

“Built. Not Bought.” Those were the words on the sign being held up proudly

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Events Announced for Christmas Around the Square

Gallatin’s second annual Christmas Around the Square will unfold on Saturday, Nov. 22, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., with more than 40 vendors participating in the craft fair. The fair is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at four different locations.

Santa and Mrs. Santa will arrive at the courthouse by sleigh at 2 p.m., with pictures by Tannah Terry. Sleigh rides will be available, and strolling carolers

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