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Golf and Track Stars at GHS Spring Sports Banquet

Grand River Conference golf and boys’ track championships were the buzz of last Wednesday night’s Spring Sports Awards Banquet held in the Gallatin R-5 gymnasium.

Coaches recognized athletes in boys’ golf, girls’ and boys’ track and field prior to state competitions in both sports. Retiring Athletic Director Rick Lin presided over his final awards banquet.

Head Golf Coach Barron Gann reviewed the season to date. The varsity team finished undefeated

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Capitol Perspectives: Legislative Leaders and Term Limits

by Phill Brooks

One of the trends in Missouri’s legislature from term limits has been the growing power of legislative leaders. It’s the exact opposite that had been suggested by some term-limit supporters — that kicking out long-time legislators also would remove leaders who had held dominating power for years. But the resulting large blocks of lawmakers with limited understanding of government history or the legislative process has virtually necessitated

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Change to Ameren Fuel Charge Approved

The Missouri Public Service Commission has approved a filing made by Union Electric Company d/b/a Ameren Missouri to adjust the fuel and purchased power adjustment charge (FAC) on the bills of its electric customers.

A typical residential customer currently pays an FAC of approximately $4.64 a month. As a result of these two filings, the FAC will drop to approximately $4.62 a month. The change is expected to take effect

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Greetings to the Graduates

by Freida Marie Crump

Dear Graduate,

Greetings from Poosey.

PooseyDigest_WPAs you sit in your gown anxiously waiting for the graduation ceremony to creep to its long, hot conclusion, you might be puzzled by some of the phrases that’ll no doubt hear spouted on the last evening of your high school or college career. Maybe I can help translate a few of these clichés for you. Just hide a copy of

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‘The Coffin Before the Mule’

St. Gabriel Cemetery approved, squared away for local monastery

On May 7, the Daviess County Commission approved the establishment of St. Gabriel Cemetery for a Serbian Orthodox monastery which was recently established in Daviess County.

This was a necessary step for the Holy Archangel Michael and All Angels Skete Monastery, in order to get things squared away for a burial that had already been completed on monastery land on April

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Winston School Seeks Input Through Survey

If you have not turned in your Community Input Survey to the Winston R-6 School District, please do so as soon as possible. Your input is needed and is valuable to the future of the school, according to Superintendent Brian Robinson.

The Winston R-6 School District is trying to gather the community’s insights and thoughts about the current needs of the school district in the areas of facilities and technology.

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Jameson Woman Overturns Vehicle on Hwy. M

Sheila Seager, 63, Jameson, received moderate injuries in an accident that happened at about 2:35 p.m. on May 12 in Daviess County.

According to the highway patrol, Ms. Seager was traveling westbound on Hwy. M driving a 1997 Ford F150. About seven miles north of Breckenridge, she ran off the north side of the road, overcorrected, traveled down the embankment and started to slide. Her pickup returned to the road

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Two Students Make up North Daviess Graduating Class

Corey Moore and Joey Loftin are the only two graduating seniors in the Class of 2015 from North Daviess High School.

Corey, with his close-cropped hair, athletic build, and stern features might strike you as the athletic type. While Joey, with his wavy hair, glasses, and trim frame might strike you as the studious type.

Corey Moore

Both of these young men would put an abrupt halt to such stereotypical

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Join the Fiesta During Nursing Home Week May 11-15

DCNR residents celebrate National Nursing Home Week.

Gallatin Mayor Barb Ballew has issued a proclamation asking the community to come show their appreciation for the nursing home residents at Daviess County Nursing and Rehab, especially during National Nursing Home Week May 11-15. The theme is “Bring on the Fiesta!”

Activities for the week are: Monday – Proclamation and Balloon Release; Tuesday – Piñata and fried ice cream sundaes at 2

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