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FIRE AT CAR WASH!

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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GHS Juniors Picked for Next Girls State Session

Two Gallatin R-5 juniors were recently selected to attend Missouri Girls State at the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg during the month of June.

This year’s delegates from Gallatin High School are (left to right) Kailey Elbert and Mary King. Kailey is sponsored by the local Beta Sigma Chapters. Mary is sponsored by the

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Call for Nominations: Most Endangered Historic Places

Missouri Preservation has announced a call for nominations to its List of Most Endangered Historic Places for 2013. Missouri Preservation is a statewide non-profit historic preservation advocacy organization aimed at preserving place and community for future generations of Missourians. The first of its Most Endangered announcements was made in 2000 and was instituted as a

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Officer Training Nearly Complete, Website in Progress

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Assistant Administrator Edmon Howard updated the Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail Board on training being done for officers during the meeting held March 27. Training includes sexual harassment, use of force, report writing, stun cuff, mace, etc. Three fourths of the staff has completed training. Kim Grebner will instruct the taser training.

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Missouri Community Betterment Regional Meetings

Any community or neighborhood that has a community betterment organization or would like to start an organization is invited to attend a Missouri Community Betterment regional meeting that best fits their schedule. The closest meeting in our area is at Trenton on Wednesday, April 10. The meeting will be held at the First Christian Church,

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D-Strings Entertain

The D-Strings comprised of Debbie Allen, Linda Bohannon, Carol Ellis, and Jamie Mortin entertained at the Active Aging Resource Center for the monthly birthday and anniversary celebration. Cakes and ice cream were provided by BTC Bank. [Submitted Photo]

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Kander Announces Missouri Marriage Record Indexing Project

Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander has announced that the Missouri State Archives is working in conjunction with Family Search to create a free index of more than three million of the state’s marriage records, from the territorial period through Dec. 31, 1969.

Volunteers interested in assisting with online indexing of marriages are encouraged to

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Blasts from the Past

April 2, 2003

Emily Miller, Bearcat mascot, and the entire Southwest Baptist University Spirit Squad, received first place at the Christian Cheerleaders Association National Championship in Winston-Salem, N.C., held March 15-16. Gallatin will remember Emily from her days as Bulldog mascot at GHS during her senior year, the Class of 1999.

Gallatin R-5 senior Rochelle

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NW MO Expands Access to Aging and Disability Services

A new initiative in Northwest Missouri will expand access to care options for older adults, people with disabilities and their caregivers. Show Me Options (www.ShowMeOptions.org) is an online tool that lets you search by county for such services as home modifications, personal care, respite, home-delivered meals, getting help going home from the hospital, and filling

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Capitol Perspectives: Budget Wars

by Phill Brooks

Missouri’s budget process sure has gotten tame since legislative term limits took effect. It’s become downright boring compared to my earlier years as a statehouse reporter. Before term limits, the budget was at the center of some of the greatest and most entertaining legislative battles that I have seen.

The budget-writing committees

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Two Earthquakes

by Pastor Steve Ellison

As I write this on Good Friday, I am reminded of the original Good Friday. Because of what happened to Jesus of Nazareth, one might find it hard to consider the day as being good. In spite of the humiliating and horrifying treatment that Jesus received from men on that day

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Poosey Digest: Blame Duck Dynasty

by Freida Marie Crump

Greetings from Poosey.

It’s the battle of the beard. Herb swears he’s going to grow one after going untold centuries with a clean-shaven face and I insist that the addition of more hair to his already sad mug would only make things worse. I think Duck Dynasty is to blame.

If

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