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Searcy Elementary announces honor roll and awards

Covel D. Searcy Elementary recently announced its 4th quarter honor roll and end of the year awards.

4th Grade

A Honor Roll: Grayson Allen, Abigail Burns, Kira Chance, Hannah Critten, Courtney Crose, Macon Dutro, Ashley Feiden, Luke Johnson, William Johnson, Laurie King, Brooklyn Kline, Addyson Maize, Keegan McBroom, Alayna Rainey, Betty Rogers, Hallie Vanderslice, Joses Waldner, Owen Waterbury, Noah Watson, Daphne Wilson, Jaden Wilson, Kati Jo Wortman.

B Honor Roll:

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Attendance awards at R-6

Winston R-6 students achieving a record of perfect attendance for the 2015-16 school year were Megan Christensen, Jacob Muessig, Micha O’Dell, Cory Parke, Joel Shelman, Jacob Uthe, Marissa Uthe, and Brayden Watkins.

Winston elementary students who were distinguished for perfect attendance for the fourth quarter include preschool  Melody Scherler; kindergarten Justin Gadberry; first grade Joel Shelman; second grade Kaiden Martin, Nash Nelson, Brayden Watkins; third grade Alyssa Batson, Destiny Oaks;

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Winston art students are “principal’s choice”

Winston held a Spring Concert and Art Show on May 5 with one student from each elementary grade selected for the “Principal’s Choice Award.” Winners will have their art work on display in the Cameron Art show taking place this summer:

Selected were: Kindergarten Matthew Waln; 1st grade Isabel Robinson; 2nd grade Evan Caldwell; 3rd grade Conner Parker; 4th grade Madison Waln; 5th grade Karlee Goll; 6th grade Jacob Uthe.

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Winston FFA Banquet recognizes achievements

Winston R-6 recently held an FFA Banquet in which the following awards were given:

Greenhand FFA Degree: Connor Christensen, Brooke Heldenbrand, Shelby Mason, Ross Nelson, Tyler Turner, Cy Uthe, Steven Youtsey.

Chapter FFA Degree: Logan Caldwell, Jacbob Hullinger, Steven Muessig, Drew Neth.

Career Development Events: Agronomy: Elizabeth O’Dell, Aaron Piburn.

Dairy Foods: Connor Christensen, Brooke Heldenbrand, Shelby Mason, Ross Nelson, Tyler Turner, Cy Uthe, Steven Youtsey.

Entomology: Logan Caldwell, Jacbob

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Area man will attend 73rd class reunion

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Ross and Ava Swofford plan to attend the 36th Annual Gallatin Alumni Reunion on Saturday, May 28, 2016, at the GHS gym from 4-9 p.m. It is hosted by the Class of 1966. Ross was a sister to Roberta Swofford Eckelberry Green who passed about a year ago.  His brother Jack now lives in Texas in a retirement center. The couple’s only living relative in the area is Linda Eckleberry

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Tree trimming completed, water plant bids will open

Sinkhorn’s Tree Service has completed the tree trimming in town and will finish picking up brush this week, according to the report by Public Works Director Mark Morey to the Gallatin Board of Aldermen during their meeting on May 23.

In other business at Monday’s meeting it was noted that the opening bid meeting for the water plant will be held this Friday at 10 a.m.

Street crews have been

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The high art of tuck pointing

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Dane Worrell Construction out of Daviess County has been making repairs on the courthouse roof, primarily doing some tuck pointing around the chimney. A leak had developed around the chimney on the north side. Mr. Worrell is also replacing windows in the clock tower. The work should be finished by this week, weather permitting.

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Letter carriers pick up 400 pounds of food during Stamp Out Hunger drive

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Postal carriers, from left, are Beverly Parker, John Hightree, Stan Ray, Rick Crone, and Jeremy Ripple

Second Harvest Community Food Bank joined with the National Association of Letter Carriers to hold the 24th Annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive on May 14. USPS employees and customers across America have contributed more than one billion pounds of non-perishable food to feed the hungry since this effort began in 1992. The event

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Letter to the Editor: Feds have it all wrong; it’s all about equipment

Recently President Obama sent out a letter through the U.S. Department of Education to schools, giving guidance to help schools ensure the civil rights of transgender students. The gist of the letter states that any student has the right to use the bathroom and dressing room of the sex the student identifies with, regardless to what sex the child was born. No age was identified as an age that the

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