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Fire fighters responded to a pickup on fire at the Superior Auto Wash off South Main Street in Gallatin Thursday afternoon:
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Off the Editor’s Spike: Here’s hoping (some) history will repeat itself

by Darryl Wilkinson

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Snow, fog, ice, isn’t it lovely?

A redbird stands out against a background of pure white snow in this picture taken at the Jessica and Nathan Carder residence east of Gallatin.[Staff Photo JLC]

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Winston Homecoming is Jan 28, make up days listed

Winston Homecoming is Jan. 28. The basketball teams host Osborn.

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Searcy elementary honor roll announced

Searcy Elementary School at Gallatin recently announced its second quarter honor roll for students in fourth, fifth and sixth grades.

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19 FCCLA members from GHS attend officer screening

On Jan. 19 members of the Gallatin FCCLA chapter attended the Region 2 Officer Screening in Chillicothe. Kaitlyn McNeely ran for a Region 2 officer and was elected into the position of regional parliamentarian. Also attending as voting delegates were Bethany Harris, Abbi Porter, and Kailey Elbert. Pictured, left to right, are Abbi Porter, Bethany Harris, Kaitlyn McNeely, and Kailey Elbert.

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Covel D. Searcy Elementary to hold jump rope for heart event

The students at Covel D. Searcy Elementary are jumping at the chance to help fight heart disease and stroke—our nation’s #1 killer.

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Gallatin to host GRC Wrestling Tournament on Saturday

Gallatin High School will be bustling with activity on Saturday when the Bulldogs host the Grand River Conference Wrestling Tournament.

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Top seeds move on to semifinals at Hamilton Tournament

In all but one case, the top four seeds in both girls’ and boys’ brackets advanced into the semifinal round in the 17th Annual Hamilton Tournament.

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Wood cans six-of-six foul shots to lead GHS girls past Albany, 36-32

Gallatin’s girls battled back from an early 8-0 deficit to lead by eight at half over Albany’s Lady Warriors, but the Lady Bulldogs still needed a late rally to pick up their first Grand River Conference win of the season

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Lin’s 26 points fuel rally that carries Dogs to 48-41 GRC win

Gallatin’s boys battled through a 0-for-16 shooting start from the field and rallied from a nine-point fourth quarter deficit to beat Albany, 48-41, last Friday night on the road.

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Daviess County Courthouse News (1-26-2011) – Firearms, jewelry stolen from home of suspect’s grandfather in Jamesport

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Three Kansas women were arrested Jan. 23 on several felony firearm offenses. The arrests occurred during a traffic stop on U.S. 69 for failure to dim headlights.

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Local VFW Post recognized for 100% membership

Richard L. Eubank, commander-in-chief, recently congratulated local VFW Commander Ray Clevenger on having achieved the distinct honor of leading his Post to over 100% in membership for the 2010-2011 year.

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Cost-share sign up begins Feb. 1

Daviess County Soil and Water Conservation District state cost-share sign up begins Tuesday, Feb. 1 though Monday, Feb. 28 at the USDA Service Center in Gallatin.

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Active Aging Resource Center

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Meinecke wins CD player from AARC

The Active Aging Resource Center (AARC) held a drawing for a CD player for all Medicare clients that had a prescription drug plan (Part D) comparison completed by the Center. The winner was Bob Meinecke from Trenton.

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Daviess County Nursing and Rehab

by Tye Humphrey

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Pattonsburg Multi-Purpose Center

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Factory building fate still up in the air

The lease agreement on the factory building to K-Bar Inc. was accepted as of Jan. 1 by the Pattonsburg Board of Aldermen, but the lease has not been signed and the building remains unoccupied.

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Chesterfield sighting confirmed to be a mountain lion

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) has confirmed a mountain lion sighting in western St. Louis County. Garrett Jensen, of Chesterfield, recently contacted MDC with photographs taken Jan. 12 from a trail camera showing a mountain lion in a wooded area.

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Hunters shoot mountain lion near Macon

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) has confirmed that a group of hunters killed a young male mountain lion west of La Plata, Mo., on Jan. 22.

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City applies for grant for sidewalks around school

City Administrator Zac Johnson will be applying for a federal grant for "safe routes to school.

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College to host blood drive on Feb. 2

The North Central Missouri College Student Senate will sponsor a visit from the Community Blood Center on Wednesday, Feb. 2.

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Kinsey Batson accepts teaching position in Princeton

Kinsey Leighn Batson, a December 2010 graduate of Missouri State University in Springfield, has accepted a teaching position with the Princeton School District.

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Join Access II for party plunge at Lake Viking

Access II Independent Living Center invites you to join them and "Party Like Plunge Stars" at the 2011 Special Olympics Lake Viking Polar Plunge.

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Foster-Cox wedding set for June 25

Kendall and Mary Jo Foster of Trenton announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Kendra Jo Foster, to Seth Michael Cox, son of Jim and Marsha Cox of Trenton.

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