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Letter to the editor

Dear Editor:

Some of the people in our little village of Altamont don’t stop at the stop signs and they speed right on through them. We don’t have law enforcement in our village at all times. The people know this. What if they hit a child that is riding their bicycle or their little four-wheelers? It would be too late to even slow down then.

Some people think it if

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Capitol Perspectives: Missouri’s legislative session has not ended quite yet 

by Mark Hughes

Lawmakers have headed back to their districts, but the 2016 session of the Missouri General Assembly is not yet over. Not quite. There are still several days and a bit of work to be done before most of the bills passed this year can become law.

Since at least the Missouri Constitution of 1875, no bill can become law in Missouri until it is signed by the

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Poosey Digest: A Top 10 for graduates

by Freida Marie Crump

Dear Graduate,

It’s that time …your time. For a precious few days you’ll be treated like the prince or princess and that’s okay. It won’t last, but that’s okay. Then whether you’re leaving the comfy nests called home and high school or the ivied walls of your college you’ll be a bit more on your own. I admire those who think they’ve prepared you with lectures,

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Another year, another ‘Big Squeeze’

Spike_WPRandom thoughts here, mostly personal.

I miss Paul Harvey on the radio. I’m not entirely sure I believed everything the news commentator from Chicago put over the airwaves, but his was a unique voice often talking about familiar things.

Harvey regularly spotlighted couples enjoying years and years of marriage in what he called “The Tournament of Roses.” I don’t recall ever personally knowing any couple he saluted, but it always

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Harts’ selected for Yard of Month

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The front view of the home

The home of Jay and Janet Hart at 411 East Berry Street in Gallatin has been selected as Yard of the Month for May by the Gallatin Garden Club.

Janet said she grows a variety of perennials, including hostas, carnations, dianthus, daisies, sunflowers and butterfly bush.

She especially enjoys sowing flowers with bright colors that attract and support butterflies and hummingbirds.

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Back yard of

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Mic-O-Say Feast to be held at Camp Geiger

boy scout feast_2016_bannerThe Boy Scout Tribe of Mic-O-Say Feast on June 4 will mark the start of the 2016 camping season at Camp Geiger, according to Tribal Leaders. The Feast is an annual gathering designed to celebrate the achievements of the past year and to launch another year of camping.

Retreats will be held for Runners, Tom-Tom Beaters, and Fire builders during the day.  They are designed to prepare these Tribal Leaders

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Kylie Collins named to Dean’s at Southeast

Kylie Collins of Gallatin has been named to the Southeast Missouri State University Dean’s List for academic achievement during the spring 2016 semester.

Students named to the list earned at least a 3.75 grade point average on a 4.0 scale, completed at least 12 hours of standard graded credit, achieved no grade below a B and received no failing grades in enrolled, credit/no credit or pass/fail courses.

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Planned road work

The following is a listing of general highway maintenance and construction work in the Daviess County region planned for the week of May 23 – 29 from the Missouri Department of Transportation. No work is planned on the Memorial Day holiday, but some closures may remain in place.

Daviess County:  Various routes – Striping, May 22 – 27; Route RA – From Route 190 to the end of state maintenance;

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Ryder Cole Berthiaume b. May 4, 2016

Bryan and Wendy Berthiaume of Savannah are proud to announce the birth of a son, Ryder Cole, at 3:24 p.m. on May 4, 2016, at Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph.  He weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces, and was 21 1/2 inches long. Ryder was welcomed home by his brothers, Tucker, 9, and Lane, 6.

Maternal grandparents are Vaughn and Roxanna Walters of Chillicothe.  Maternal great-grandmother is Virgie Fockler of

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