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Winston Sells Grader, Changes Propane Providers

The Village of Winton Board of Trustees discussed disposition of grader CAT 112-F during its meeting held Jan. 5. Jerry Lusk reported checking on options for selling the grader, and the best offer is through Clint Barnes for $1,000 with local pick up. The board authorized the sale.

Jerry Lusk noted that the city is out of propane and the company the city is now with has large fees to

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Wrestlers Combine for Fourth Place Team Finish at Plattsburg

Gallatin wrestlers finished with nine top six finishes and a fourth place team finish at Saturday’s 22-team Plattsburg Tournament.

Three Bulldogs, Wyatt Bird, Trystan Sunby and Jesse Bundy, found themselves in championship matches but unable to pull off first place wins.

Bird won three of his first four matches before matching up with Plattsburg’s Dalton Schlie. An outstanding championship match came down to sudden victory and Schlie rode out the

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Soccer Registration Forms Available at Area Schools

The Gallatin Sports League is gearing up to host another season of youth soccer. Spring season games are set to begin Saturday, March 14, and run through April 18 at Dockery Park, with practices scheduled to begin the first week of March.

Youth soccer is available for children ages 4-16. Those wishing to participate must wear protective shin guards in order to play. Players are not required to wear cleats,

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Wanted Suspect in Custody

On Jan. 15, 2015, at approximately 10:07 a.m., Troop H received information regarding the possible location of a suspect, Bradley E. Chapman, 35, from Green City, Mo., being in the Trenton area. A Sullivan County warrant indicated that Chapman was wanted for felony assault and a parole violation. Information was developed that placed the subject at a residence in Trenton.

Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers, along with officers from the

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Helen Hardin 1921-2015

Helen Hardin, 93, Raytown, formerly of Gallatin, passed Jan. 16, 2015, at St. Luke’s Hospital. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, January 20, at the First Baptist Church in Gallatin. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service at the church. Friends may call after 1 p.m. Monday, at McWilliams Funeral Home in Gallatin. Burial will be at the Civil Bend Christian Cemetery. In lieu of flowers

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Letter from a Birmingham Jail: MLK Jr. Gave a Classic for the Ages

Editors note: This letter was written by Martin Luther King Jr. after he was jailed for protesting the unjust treatment of African-Americans. He did so to draw attention to the issue and his act of civil disobedience is an example of how Christians are to deal with unjust action by their government. This is an abridged version due to space limitation.

16 April 1963

My Dear Fellow Clergymen:

While confined

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It’s a Mystery for Searcy Students, Families

The Challenge Class gifted program at Covel D. Searcy Elementary in Gallatin held a family night on January 8. During their first semester unit on mysteries, students researched common myths like Bigfoot and The Loch Ness Monster, then created photo presentations with a computer program and viewed them alongside their families.

Pictured, front row, are Taylor Morrison, Ashley Feiden, Gabe Hacking, Johnna Tadlock, and Karina Hacking; back row, Payton Feiden,

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Knee High 4-H Will Host Teen Conference

by Natalie Qualman, 4-H reporter

Members of the Knee Hi 4H club play scooter tag during Sunday Family Funday on Jan. 18.

Knee-High 4-H members decided during their Jan. 14 meeting to host a teen conference on March 28. In earlier meetings Knee-High members held a Sunday Family Funday at the Gallatin Elementary school; participated in an activity called snow basketball; and heard from special guest Ben Becerra of the

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Wilma G. Youtsey 1927-2015

Wilma G. Youtsey, 87, Winston, passed away January 16, 2015, at Cameron Nursing Home surrounded by loved ones.

She was born November 11, 1927, to Robert Thomas and Grace Crone-Kober in Altamont, Mo.

Wilma married Alvin Youtsey on June 1, 1943. Wilma lived and worked on the family farm and enjoyed that life. She also worked at the Cap Factories in Pattonsburg and Gallatin and the Shoe Factory in Hamilton.

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