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Harold Willis 1933-2016

Farewell services for Harold Willis were held Sept. 24, at Savannah Baptist Church. Contributions may be made to King City Manor, Savannah Baptist Church, or Helena United Methodist Church.

Harold Dee Willis, 82, St. Joseph, died Sept. 20, 2016, at a local healthcare facility.

He was born Nov. 20, 1933, in Daviess County. His parents were Walter and Lois (Clark) Willis. Much of his youth he lived with his Grandmother

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2016 Chautauqua Baby Show Winners


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Chautauqua Winners

Overcast skies and rain earlier last week gave way to bright sunny skies Saturday as the 39th Annual Daviess County Chautauqua unfolded around Gallatin’s business square and courthouse lawn. Some results from various contests during Saturday’s slate of activities are as follows.

Car Show — A long list of business sponsors provide trophies for this year’s Chautauqua Car Show organized by James Wilson. The show attracted 31 entries with the

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Gallatin Theater League scheduled to perform “Nunsense”

The Gallatin Theater League will hold auditions for the musical “Nunsense” at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 2 at the theater in Gallatin. Participants will be asked to sing, read excerpts from the script and dance. If you are interested in participating in this production in any capacity and can’t make the audition date contact Doug Nichols at 663-2557 or Tom Garnett at 663-2300. The performance dates are scheduled for

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GHS Homecoming: Throwback Through the Decades

GHS Homecoming week will be Sept. 26-30, with the theme of “Throwback through the Decades.”

In addition to homecoming GHS will be joining Princeton High school during this week to show support for Childhood Cancer Awareness. Please join the schools in displaying yellow along with GHS red and black this week.

Spirit Days for High School and Middle School are as follows: Monday:  Get up and Go Day; Tuesday : 

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Missouri loses heartbreaker to Georgia in SEC opener

For nearly four hours Saturday night in Columbia, Missouri and Georgia battled on Faurot Field. The game unfolded unpredictably, all plot twists and momentum swings and breathtaking plays. Missouri raced to a 10-0 lead, and then the contest featured five lead changes.

The game turned on a 4th-and-10, do-or-die play with Georgia driving deep into Missouri territory. Missouri clung stubbornly to a 27-21 lead with a minute and a half

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Harris burns Albany with ninth-inning, walk-off home run


Catcher Kelsey Maxwell tags out Albany’s Taylor Bain when she tried to score from third base during the Lady Warriors’ four-run fourth inning.

A slow start but fast finish. That was the formula that came through for the Lady Bulldogs as they neared the end of the second hour of action against Albany on Tuesday.

Senior Ariel Harris took a hitter’s pitch, a 3-balls, 1-strike count, and drove it over

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Sarabeth Michael chosen for All-District Choir

school-choir-michaelSarabeth Michael, a sophomore at Gallatin R-5, has been selected for All-District Choir.

On Sept. 17 approximately 400 students traveled to Missouri Western State College to audition for the Northwest District Choir. While many had high hopes of making the group, only 183 students were chosen. This choir is made up of students enrolled as freshman through seniors. The group will meet on Saturday, Oct. 22, and rehearse all day

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Turning markers into fuel

Gallatin School District is excited to tell patrons about a very special program at the school. It’s called Crayola ColorCycle — an amazing program devised to turn used markers into energy!

All around Gallatin R-5 students and teachers will be collecting used markers that are ready to be discarded. The markers will be sent to a facility where they will be converted into clean fuel. This fuel can be used

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