Gallatin High School sophomore Graydee Rains has been named to the Grand River Conference Scholar Bowl All-Tournament Team.
Rains was named to the all-tournament second team and was one of 16 students receiving all-tournament status.
Also earning scholar bowl honors were: First Team – Aidan Clark, Sr., Trenton; Trey Maddaleno, Jr., Putnam County; Tyler Davis,
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Justin Ray Ensz, 20, Jamesport, was taken into custody on April 8 after he attempted to flee from Deputy Jared Hogan. Ensz drove his 2014 Honda motorcycle at speeds up to 100 mph on Missouri Route O and Highway 6 as he tried to escape from law enforcement. The pursuit began around 12:31 p.m.
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Discussion on the job description for custodian was discussed. A work order form will be implemented for the courthouse.
Trudi Burton discussed advertising for Daviess County in the DeKalb/Daviess Visitor’s Guide. David Cox moved to have an ad for 2017 in this guide. Wayne Uthe seconded. Motion carried.
Craig Lambert, Sheridan Township Trustee, discussed adding
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Janet Weidner, Gallatin Rotary Club president, recently presented the Paul Harris Fellow award to Tim Tadlock. The Paul Harris Fellow recognition acknowledges individuals who contribute $1000 to the Rotary Foundation of Rotary International.
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by Phill Brooks
The partisan turmoil in the U.S. Senate over the filibuster of Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the Supreme Court echoes a Missouri filibuster not too many years ago.
In the U.S. Senate, Democrats complained about the refusal of Senate Republicans to consider the earlier Supreme Court nomination of President Barack Obama in hopes
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by Rep. J. Eggleston
For many years, we have all known that true high speed internet has been available in the big cities, but is a challenge to find in our rural areas. When I met with the delegates from the Great Northwest Days earlier this session, they reminded me that getting high speed internet
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by Freida Marie Crump
Greetings from Poosey.
I love my neighbors. I really do. They’re a youngish family with teenage kids and just looking across the yard and watching them grow has been a thrill for Herb and I. In fact, Herb would never admit it, but he has emotionally adopted their oldest girl, Mindy.
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If you know Garrison Keillor, then you know the radio show “Prairie Home Companion” and the fictional town of Lake Wobegon. It’s the setting for many of Keillor’s stories and novels, described as a small rural town in central Minnesota …but the humorous spoof might well be in Northwest Missouri or Daviess County or any
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The First Christian Church of Gallatin will hold their traditional Maundy Thursday service at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 13. Pictured left to right are Dalton Swalley, Jesse Bird, Keaton Collins, Junior Stith, Declan Schweizer, Wyatt Bird, Lance Rains, Hunter McCampbell, Steven Schweizer, Dean Swalley, Youth Pastor Ryan Beenken, Chris Cornelius, and Jarod Rains. The
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Gallatin First Christian: Our Easter worship schedule is as follows: Maundy Thursday April 13 – Come experience a re-enactment, by the men and youth of our church, portraying Jesus’ Last Supper beginning at 7 p.m. Good Friday Service April 14 – The Gallatin Ministerial Alliance holds this special service every year. This year First Christian
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The Knee-Hi 4-H Club and the Daviess County Library, with the guidance and assistance of the Daviess County Master Gardeners organization, are teaming up to kick off a community garden on the library grounds at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 29.
The idea of a community garden developed out of two similar themes: 4-H National
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Spring showers brings….flooding! A dry winter quickly changed into a soggy spring last week, causing waters in the Grand River to exceed its banks. This is an aerial view of the river horseshoe east of Gallatin with B&S Auction and Gallatin Truck & Tractor upper left, MFA Exchange upper right, and Missouri Sand appearing
BTC Bank has donated a flag featuring of the school mascot Bulldog to Gallatin R-5 School. The flag will be flown during football season on the east side of the athletic field to help boost school pride. Shown from left are students Taylor Rardon, Sami Boyd (who helped design the flag), and Tanner Johnson. Shown
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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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North Central Missouri College student, Aubrey Nelson from Gallatin, was recently elected to serve as the 2017-2018 Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) Secretary for the state of Missouri. PBL is the collegiate step forward from the high school FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) organization. Missouri ranks second in the nation of FBLA-PBL members with over
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Funeral services for Ruth Simpson were held at the Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe, on Tuesday, April 11, 2017. Burial was held at Utica Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Utica Cemetery and may be left at or mailed to Lindley Funeral Home, P.O. Box 47, Chillicothe, Mo., 64601.
Ruth Simpson, 79, Chillicothe, died Saturday,
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Funeral services for Wayne Brickey will be held on Friday, April 14, 2017, at 11 a.m., at the Orem Park Stake Center in Orem, Utah. Interment will be at the American Fork Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that friends give a potted plant.
Dr. Wayne Edward Brickey, 72, died on April 10,
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Funeral services for Dorothy Price will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 13, 2017, at First Christian Church, King City, under the direction of Roberson Funeral Home, King City. The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. Thursday, at the church, where friends may call after 10:30 a.m. Thursday. Memorial contributions may be made
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The blades and artifacts from the McCrary collection found in Daviess County. The blades were laid out on black cloth and the photo was taken from a tractor seat. The McCrarys turned over their entire collection to Dr. David A. Easterla. Not a single artifact remains in their home as the collection should remain
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Jillian Plymell and Quincy Crone
Five junior high students from Pattonsburg earned the right to advance from regionals and compete in the State Science Olympiad at Westminster College in Fulton on April 8. Students attending competed in the following events: Road Scholar (Kaden Hodge and Cooper Teel), Rocks and Minerals (Ryelin Hulet and Jillian
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Calendar of Events
April 14: Closed for Good Friday; April 19: Board meeting 10 a.m.; April 21: Blood pressure checks 11 a.m. to noon.
Menu April 17-21
Monday: hamburger steak with mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, fresh fruit; Tuesday: pork roast, sweet potatoes, Sonoma Blend veggies, oranges; Wednesday: beef and noodles, peas, carrots, fruit
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The Gallatin Fire Protection District responded to 30 incidents in March.
2nd: 10:52 a.m.: Dispatched & cancelled enroute to Market St & Grand St
2nd: 7:11 p.m.: Brush/grass fire on Prairie Ave. & Hwy. O
3rd: 11:35 a.m.: Dispatched & cancelled enroute to Hwy. 69 & Oval Ave., mutual aid
with KAW Fire District
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On April 9, Courtney J. Hunt, 20, Gallatin, was arrested by Gallatin officers for possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a controlled substance. Ms. Hunt was transported to the Gallatin Police Department for processing and then to the Daviess-DeKalb County Regional Jail.
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Pictured are Auxiliary President Mary Ann Clevenger, Ceirra Redman with her artwork , and Youth Activity Chairman Sherri Carder.
The Frank Frazier VFW Post 2172 Auxiliary is excited to announce the Young Patriotic Art contest winner for the 2016-2017 year is Ceirra Redman. Ceirra is a sophomore at Gallatin R-5 High School and an
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L.L. Cook, 94, of Cameron, formerly of Gilman City, passed away Sunday, April 9, 2017. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 14, at McWilliams Funeral Home in Gallatin. Visitation will be one-hour prior to the service, where friends may call after 11 a.m. Thursday. Burial: Fairport Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the
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