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Missouri hosts Florida in big Homecoming game

by Benjamin Herrold

On a mostly clear, crisp fall day at Faurot Field, freshman quarterback Drew Lock trotted out for his first start at Missouri to roars and applause from the crowd. It felt like the beginning of a new era for Mizzou football.

Lock has shown enormous potential as a freshman. So with Maty Mauk suspended for an unspecified violation of team rules, Lock got the start Saturday as

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Dale Ellis 1933-2015

Funeral services for Dale Ellis were held Oct. 3, 2015, at Whitaker Eads Funeral Home in Trenton.  Burial followed at the Bethel Cemetery near Pattonsburg. Memorial donations are suggested to Coon Creek Baptist Church and may be left with the funeral home.

Dale Ellis, 82, Trenton, died Sept. 29, 2015, at Eastview Manor Care Center in Trenton.

James Dale Ellis was born March 21, 1933, in McFall, to Lewis Allen

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Gallatin Citywide Garage Sale!

Garage Sale Map Fall 2015_FBGallatin Citywide Garage Sale will be held Saturday, Oct. 3, with most sales beginning at 8 a.m.

Map copies may be obtained at Wall Street Station in Altamont, or in Gallatin at Casey’s and Corner Cafe.

Special offers from local merchants contained on the back of the maps.

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Winston Cemetery Assn. receives generous donation from Huffmans

The flagpoles at the Winston Cemetery were an Eagle Scout project by Kristchon Hisel.

A Winston couple, Mildred and Milton Huffman, have left millions to local charities in northwest Missouri, including $217,209 to the Winston Cemetery Association, where both are interred.

A celebration was held Sept. 16 at St. Joseph City Hall in the Council Chambers to recognize their generosity. Trustee of the Huffman Estate, attorney Richard Lee, announced the

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Thinking about others

Dw.cdrThe Good Book says we are to love one another. The good news on this week is provided by Mildred and Milton Huffman of Winston …who are deceased, Mildred since last year and Milton since 2007. They found a way.
You can read the details in the story published today. It is unusual, hence the headlines. But there’s more to this story.
Philanthropy isn’t a word commonly used by most

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No more Lock Springs?

Petition to disincorporate Lock Springs goes forward

Several residents of Lock Springs have signed a petition requesting the Daviess County Commission authorize an election to decide whether the village should disincorporate. Daviess County Clerk Vicki Corwin notarized the petition yesterday, Sept. 29. Mrs. Corwin said she has verified 17 correct signatures of the 33 registered voters; enough for it to go forward.

The upside of disincorporation is no more city

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More than a meal — celebrate LIFE at Active Aging Center

Active Aging Resource Center Board members. Pictured – Russell Hamilton, Vice Chairman; Dean Ranes, Chairman; Shirley Leakey, Treasurer; Jean Caldwell; Martin Sweatman, Elaine Kettring, Secretary. Not pictured JL Eckelberry.

September is National Senior Center Month where senior activity centers are recognized for their contributions to communities.  This year’s theme is “Celebrate LIFE at your Senior Center!” Baby Boomers turn 65 at the rate of about 10,000 every day and our

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Gallatin DAR awards Constitution Poster Winners

The Gallatin Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution sponsored a poster contest for county fourth, fifth and sixth grade students to commemorate Constitution Day, Sept. 17. The theme this year was “What the Preamble Means to Me.” Winning entries received a medal in each school for each grade. A county winner for each grade was selected and they received gift cards from Subway. Winning posters are on display

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Health department has some flu vaccine, more to come later

The Daviess County Health Department in Gallatin has received a partial shipment of their Quadravalent Flu Vaccine for three years of age and older. Nursing staff will begin to give those doses on Tuesdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., or by appointment with a nurse, while supplies last.

Once the entire order of vaccine arrives at the health department, a notice will be placed in the local papers and

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