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GHS Seniors are Working on Scholarships

Gallatin High School seniors are completing the tedious but rewarding process of applying for college and vocational school scholarships.

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James Ruse awarded administrator of the year award by music educators

Gallatin R-5 Superintendent James Ruse was award the Administrator of the Year award by the Missouri Music Educators during their 70th annual conference held at Tan-Tar-A resort Jan. 23-26.

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Winston R-6 board approves elementary principal contract

Upon returning to open session after a closed meeting, the Winston R-6 Board of Education offered a contract to Elementary Principal Philip Pohren for the 2008-2009 school year.

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North Daviess board considers roof issue

Superintendent Julie Kirby presented a possible roof issue at the high school addition during the regular meeting of the North Daviess Board of Education held Monday, Feb. 18.

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Three GHS FCCLA members elected to Region 2 offices

Pictured, left to right, are the Gallatin FCCLA members who were elected at the end of January as the Region 2 officers, Abbey Ray, regional recreation leader, Taylor Porter, regional parliamentarian, and Sydney Elbert, regional 1st vice-president. On March 26, they will be installed into office.

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Gallatin R-5 band, solos, ensembles receives I rating at Richmond Music Festival

The annual Richmond Music Festival was held on Saturday, Feb. 16, at Richmond Middle School.

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Bringing the bacon from home to the big city

Rains Natural Meats was cited in an article in The Kansas City Star posted on Feb. 20. "Bring Home the Bacon" by Lauren Chapin.

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Winston board discusses details of weather siren, proposes street budget

The Winston Board of Aldermen accepted a donation from AmerenUE for installation costs to install a utility pole for the weather siren at a value of $1,305 during their regular meeting held Monday, Feb. 4.

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GHS girls whip Lathrop’s JV; boys fall in finale

An anticipated rematch between Lathrop and Gallatin girls failed to materialize last Friday night. It wasn’t because the Lady Mules didn’t show up at GHS. It just wasn’t the group that Gallatin folks were expecting.

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Lacey Dixon will continue throwing strikes for Johnson County CC

Last Wednesday was a proud day for Gallatin R-5 senior Lacey Dixon and her family. Dixon signed a letter of intent to attend Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, Kan., where she will continue her softball career this fall.

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Lady Bulldogs get South Harrison again; Dogs fall to Warriors

Class 2, District 16 Tournament seedings held true for Gallatin squads Monday night, and that meant the Lady Bulldogs moved on to the semifinal round while the Bulldog boys saw their season end.

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Sportsmanship

by Tory Wood

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Morgan Jeffers wins district competition in poster contest

Morgan Jeffers, a Searcy Elementary sixth grader, won the Lions Peace Poster contest this year in her school.

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Winston Methodist Church hosts Cub Scout Pack 167 for 13 years

In recognition of Scout Sunday, Cub Scout Pack 167, Winston, attended church services on Feb. 24 at the Winston United Methodist Church.

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Frost Insurance Agency recognized for loss control and sales 2007

Frost Insurance Agency of Gallatin was recently recognized by both the Cape Mutual Insurance Company and Barton Mutual Insurance Company for outstanding loss control and sales for the year 2007.

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Truman Calvin Zentz

1924 – 2008
Truman Calvin Zentz, 83, Lee’s Summit, formerly of Pattonsburg, died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2008.

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Alma E. Wilson

1915-2008
Alma Wilson, 93, passed Saturday, Feb. 23, 2008 at the Cameron Regional Medical Center. Services were held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 26, at McWilliams Funeral Home in Gallatin. Family visitation was one hour prior to service. Interment was at Hillcrest Cemetery near Gallatin. Memorial contributions may be made to the Gallatin Senior Citizens Center.

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Myrtle Irene Minter

1917-2008
Myrtle Irene (Jarrett) Minter of Lexington, Mo., passed away on Feb. 22, 2008, at Shirkey’s Leisure Acres in Richmond, Mo. Myrtle was born Sept. 18, 1917, in McFall, Mo., to Ross and Etta (Boyle) Jarrett.

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Don Allen Christopher

Memorials for Don Allen Christopher may be made to Washington University for kidney oncology research.

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Delbert Gates

Funeral services for Delbert Gates were held at 10:30 a.m. today (Wednesday) at Roberson Funeral Home in Bethany, with burial in the Fairview Cemetery, Bethany. Memorial contributions may be made to Harrison County Meals-On-Wheels and/or Harrison County Hospice and/or Fairview Church.

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Mourine Pierce

Funeral services for Mourine Pierce will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 1, 2008, at the Altamont United Methodist Church. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. on Friday at Stroup-Thompson Funeral Home in Winston. Burial will be at Mt. Ayr Cemetery in Altamont. Memorials may be made to the Altamont United Methodist Church.

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Pattonsburg Multi-Purpose Center

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Best graduates from KC police academy

On Nov. 29, 2007, South Harrison High School graduate Jonathan Best, graduated from the Kansas City Regional Police Academy in Kansas City.

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City-jail discuss security officer; board accepts franchise agreement with gas utility

Daviess County Commissioner David Holcomb discussed a possible solution to the security issues between the Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail with the Pattonsburg Board of Aldermen during their regular meeting held Wednesday, Feb. 13.

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Pattonsburg News

by Lavena Lowrey

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