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Winston FFA Chapter’s Summer Activities

by Winston FFA Reporter, Gillian Heldenbrand

Several members of the Winston FFA Chapter worked at the school over the summer on improvement projects, which included painting the library bookshelves and study carrels.

On June 30, two members, Aaron Piburn and Georgia Caldwell, attended the Area 2 Sports Day where they had the opportunity to play softball with other chapters in the Area 2 association.

Set-up workers are pictured, left to

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Work… It’s Good for You

ShepherdCalls_WPThe year was 1952. I was a sophomore in high school in Meridian, Mississippi. Though I weighed just slightly more than 100 pounds, I joined the football team. Practice began several weeks prior to the beginning of school. I realized I was a bit small and knew very little about the game, but I wanted to play and participated in practice. As school began, I swelled with pride when friends

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Good Thinking: Grandparents Are Special People

by Dr. Don Kuehle

My wife was off shopping. Normally I would wait for her in the book section. This particular day, however, found me in the card section. There were aisles and aisles of cards; cards for every occasion. One could buy cards for birthdays, anniversaries, holidays, retirement, and for new home and old friends. There were cards that expressed a myriad of emotions: “Thinking of You”; “Sorry You’re

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Child of the King

by Pastor Steve Ellison

We are all God’s children. That is a complex statement. God is the Creator of all things including all life. Every human being owes his existence to God. So in that sense every human is God’s child. Certainly every human belongs to God. However, there is another side to this coin, a second verse to this song.

God has a family. Not every human being has

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Blasts from the Past

Aug. 25, 2004

New staff members at Gallatin R-5 are Ida Dowell, Tyna Morrison, Mary Adams, Debra Carpenter, Julie Porter and Phillip Limb.

The John McLaughlin family of Altamont was chosen as the Farm Family representative for Daviess County to the 2004 Missouri State Fair in Sedalia.

Aug. 24, 1994

Sam Boyd, Gallatin, was among area Burrus dealers who achieved sales goal awards during a recent meeting of Burrus dealers

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AG Koster Warns Missourians of More Scam Calls

Attorney General Chris Koster today alerted Missouri consumers of recent reports of scam telephone calls appearing from the 202 area code. Consumer complaints indicate scammers leave threatening voicemail messages urging the consumer to call back or face severe consequences. When consumers return the call they are asked to leave their name and number, whereupon their message is returned from a different 202 area code number. Koster said that scammers often

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Soccer Sign Ups

Youth fall soccer sign ups are now available at the school or at Gallatin City Hall. They are due back by Sept 4. First games will be Sept. 20.

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Common (Rotten) Core

by Freida Marie Crump

PooseyDigest_WPGreetings from Poosey.

Charlie Frankenhoff was a genius. No other word for it. And every year at the end of summer when I see the yellow school buses begin to roll past my house I think of Charlie.

Actually, his name was Mr. Frankenhoff to our freshman class of literature students, but outside the classroom we simply called him Chuckling Charlie. He taught English literature unless

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Capitol Report: Education Opportunities for All MO Students

by State Sen. Brad Lager

Missouri’s post-secondary education system plays a critical role in our state’s economy. The degrees, courses, and programs offered throughout Missouri’s universities, colleges and technical schools enhance our workforce, bolster economic development, and allow us to compete in an ever-changing world. Therefore, as we look to the future, it is imperative that we have an educational system that provides great opportunities for all Missouri’s students.

As

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