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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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Road work in Daviess, Route CC to close

The following is a listing of general highway maintenance and construction work in the Northwest Missouri region planned for the week of April 24 – 30 from the Missouri Department of Transportation. Daviess County: Route N – One-quarter mile west of I-35 for drainage work, April 24 – 25.

On Monday, April 24, local maintenance

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Check us out! More than books at the library

In addition to books, the Daviess County Library has hundreds of movie titles available for checkout. New titles, including several 2017 Oscar winners and nominees, are:

La La Land Hidden Figures Zootopia BFG Trolls Sing Patriots Day Hacksaw Ridge Fences Lion Jackie Durrells in Corfu (Masterpiece Theater) Home Fires (Masterpiece Theater) Victoria (Masterpiece Theater) James

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Jail Board meets April 28

The Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail Board will meet at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 28, at the training trailer of the jail located at 102 North Meadows Lane in Pattonsburg.

Old Business will include progress on the refrigerator and freezer; training; and updates on video security.

Closed meeting will be held to consider legal actions involving

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Two vehicles catch fire at Superior Auto Wash in Gallatin, other fire calls over weekend

Gallatin Fire District puts out fire at Gallatin Car Wash.

On April 20 at approximately 4:07 p.m. Gallatin Fire was dispatched to 701 South Main in Gallatin at the Superior Auto Wash for a reported car fire. Daviess Central 911 Dispatch advised the fire department that there were two vehicles involved inside the car

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Jamie Israel graduates

Grantham University is proud to announce that Jamie Israel, of Pattonsburg, recently graduated with an online MS Performance Improvement. “We are so proud to congratulate Jamie Israel on trusting our team with the dream of education. What an accomplishment!” said Dr. Cheryl Hayek, Grantham’s interim university president and chief academic officer. “It gives us such

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Weigand honored in academics

Central Methodist University student Denise Weigand, from Weatherby, a graduate of Winston R-6, was recently recognized for an extraordinary academic achievement in the CMU Division of Science, Mathematics, and Computer Science.

On Monday, April 17, 19 students and one faculty member were recognized during the division’s Honor Awards, held in the Inman Student and Community

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Winston accepts resignation, pop-up library coming in May

The resignation of Trustee Brent Wagaman, due to a conflicting job schedule, was accepted during the meeting of the Winston Village Board of Trustees held April 3. The board is looking to fill the position as soon as possible; anyone interested should contact the city clerk.

Daviess County Library Director Allison Spidle went over a

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Gallatin approves staff for summer school

Gallatin R-5 Schools will hold summer school 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. from May 24 to June 27, and a number of incentives are offered to encourage students to take this year’s ‘Summer Journey.’

Students attending can earn a Visa gift card for excellent attendance: $100 for perfect attendance; $75 for less than one day

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Library receives breastfeeding worksite grant

Library Director Allison Spidle and Daviess County Health Department Breastfeeding Counselor Jessica Nelson.

The Daviess County Library is the first business in Daviess County to receive the Missouri Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite grant. The Missouri Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite grant helps businesses purchase equipment, such as a privacy screen and chair, for breastfeeding mothers to use

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All about the multi-hued hydrangeas

By Tim Baker, Regional Horticulturist

One of the more popular woody ornamental plants is the hydrangea. These plants have large showy clusters of blossoms, and come in both shrub and vine forms. They bloom after spring-flowering plants such as azaleas, and thus give color in the landscape well into summer. Depending on the plant grown,

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Patrick McNickle to receive Eagle Scout award

Patrick McNickle at the outdoor classroom in August of 2016.

Patrick McNickle of Boy Scout Troop 67 will be honored at a special Eagle Scout ceremony at 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 23, at the outdoor classroom at Gallatin High School, 602 South Olive in Gallatin. A reception will follow in the high school

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Takin’ out the trash …with a smile!

Kids with nothing to do often find mischief, but not this happy crew. These four youngsters stopped by Gallatin City Hall last Monday asking if any odd jobs needed some attention. When it was suggested they might pick up trash off the streets, the foursome not only grabbed empty trash bags but returned with four

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Honestly, these students show the trait

The March character trait word of the month was “Honesty.” Honored for possessing this character trait at Pattonsburg were, front row, 2nd grade: Ian Albert; Kindergarten, Colton Crone; back row: 4th grade: Cole Anderson; 5th grade: Zarek Rice; 3rd grade Adriene Mendenhall; and Havok Sweiger, 1st grade.

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Women’s clinic

Community Action Partnerships of North Central Missouri (Green Hills Community Action Agency) Women’s Health will be having clinic on Friday, May 5, from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1-4 p.m.; Wednesday, May 10, from 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon and 1-5 p.m.; and Saturday, May 13, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. The

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NW Force starts season with first place finish

The NW Force 10 and Under Fast-Pitch Softball team started their 2017 season with a first place finish at the Spring Spectacular in Shawnee, Kan. Pictured are, left to right, front row, AnnaBelle Ball, Gallatin; Carsen Burns, Maryville; Delaney Wolf, Barnard; Ella Schulte, Maryville; back row, Coach Chris Burns, Maryville; Alayna Williams, Lathrop; Amelia Wallace,

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Ponder possibilities, probabilities

As I drive west or northwest and view those spinning wind turbines, I sense progress. It’s a view of the U.S. (broadly, that’s “us”) developing new, clean and renewable energy. So, I think “That’s good!” Someday we may replace aging, carbon-emitting generating facilities.

It makes sense that these huge modern windmills are located in lightly

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Poosey Digest: Rating airlines

by Freida Marie Crump

Greetings from Poosey

As summer begins to poke its sunny head around the corner, many minds turn to dreams of travel. And the fastest way to get anywhere still means hopping aboard a jet plane and hoping that it lands right side up. For reasons that I don’t quite understand, airline

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Victory!

by Pastor Steve Ellison

The Apostle Paul’s letter to the church at Corinth written about 55 AD seems as if it were addressed to the 21st century Christian church worldwide. Corinth was already an ancient city. It had been first settled about 4,000 BC. Corinth’s strategic location enabled it to control east-west trade routes by

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911 reform, human trafficking, network transport proposals may become law

by State Rep. J. Eggleston

Only 16 legislative days remain in the 2017 session (four weeks from this writing). The legislative “home stretch” is underway. At this point in the proceedings, if a bill has not passed its originating chamber, it is unlikely it will have time to be passed in both the House and

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Teachers, staff at R-6 receive pay raise

Work continues on the new Winston school.

The Winston R-6 Board of Education approved the 2017-2018 Certified Salary Schedule by increasing the base starting teacher salary by $850 to $30,000 during their meeting held April 13. The board also approved a 3% raise to all noncertified staff and certified staff members that are not

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Winston Ag Mechanics competes at state

Pictured left to right are Drew Neth, Logan Caldwell, and Jacob Hullinger.

The Winston FFA Ag Mechanics Team has qualified for state competition at Columbia. The Winston team along with FFA members from across the state will meet in Columbia, April 20-21, at the 89th Missouri FFA Convention to honor fellow members for outstanding

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Winston musicians advance to state

Winston Band members are pictured, left to right, front row, Instructor Zach Keller, Hannah Hullinger, Ross Nelson, Tarryn Smith, Thomas Kile, Shelby Mason, Reagan Harrison, Mollie Meek, Sam Hunt, Asher Vaughn, Emma Heldenbrand, Tanleigh Sheetz, Jordan Hoppenthaler; back row, Kathryn Barnes, Taylor Smith, Gabe Riddle, Emmett Riddle, Ashley Noel, Austin Rhoades, Steven Youtsey, Delilah

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Challenge Class aims for the stars

Challenge Class members are pictured, left to right, front row, Reid Hemry, Pryce Johnson, Sullivan Bird; back row, Elijah Lawinger, Judson Dalton, Makenna Bottcher, Hayden Jeffers, Bryce Brogan. Not Pictured: Betty Rogers and Gabe Hacking.

Challenge Class Family Night was held on April 11 at Searcy Elementary School. Kim Brammer’s gifted education class, which

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Trenton Invitational

GHS Girls

Long jump: Bailey, 12th, 12-7.5; Becerra, 19th, 11-2.5

Discus: Coulson, 9th, 80-06

Shot put: Coulson, 16th, 27-04; Aubrey Burns, 24th, 23-00

Javelin: Coulson, 12th, 61-02; Macie McNeely, 16th, 53-10.5

100m dash: Stanley, 14th, 14.87

4×200: Maize, Williamson, Becerra, Stanley, 9th, 2:05.13

1600m run: Lowe, 7th, 6:55.75

4×100: Maize,

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Tiger Relays

April 18 @ Worth County

GHS Boys

Shot put: Graydee Rains, 5th, 38-6.5

Discus: Rains, 5th, 109-10; Briar Marriott, 18th, 84-05

Triple jump: Aidan Adkison, 9th, 34-3.5; Jerold Waters, 10th, 34-.25

Long jump: Caleb Boyd, 15th, 16-2.5

Pole vault: Tanner Johnson, 2nd, 16-06

Javelin: Rains, 6th, 110-03; Cole McBee, 12th, 97-10

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