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2014 Tax Sale Notice

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Off the Editor’s Spike. . .

By Darryl Wilkinson

Off the Editor’s Spike. . .

By Darryl Wilkinson

I know there’s still a couple of issues to go before Father’s Day but this can’t wait. We determined over the weekend that my Dad is still wearing a pair of house shoes bought in 1963. That’s 37 years! Can anyone out there beat that?

Guess we’ve kinda overdone the ties as gifts a few time, yes?

If

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Memorial Day services.

Over 100 persons attended Memorial Day services held at Lyle Cemetery in Gallatin, conducted by VFW, VFW Auxilliary and American Legion members. The Rev. David Fitzmaurice delivered the memorial address.

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Rate this legislative session with 1940 fiasco

The collapse of constitutional concern by Jack Stapleton, Jr.

By Jack Stapleton, Jr.

The recently adjourned regular session of the Missouri General Assembly was an abject failure, a forfeiture of constitutional concern that gave way to partisan prejudice and political gain. As a result, the millions of dollars the session cost Missouri taxpayers were wasted on a do-nothing record that was seen as best serving both political parties, while giving

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Post Scripts: About our changing times

by Joe Snyder

Not long ago, Kathy and I visited some friends near Albany. En route we approached New Hampton, and since I had heard of it so many times, we decided to drive off 136 and view the community. It didn’t take long to see it. New Hampton has suffered the fate of so many other small farming communities in Missouri — decline and decay. Their main street no

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Family Daze: Don’t bug me!

By Debbie Farmer

I sensed trouble when my daughter arrived home from school holding a plastic container with mesh siding and air holes.

"Look what I won!" she cried, handing me a note.

I opened it and read: "Dear Parent, your child was chosen to bring the class bug box home! Help find an insect to put in the container and return it to school tomorrow to share with the

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Pamida buys out Place’s chain of stores

Inventory to liquidate; reopening under new name in September.

ShopKo Stores, Inc. (NYSE: SKO) and P.M. Place Stores Company today announced the signing of a letter of intent for ShopKo to acquire Place, an employee owned company, in a transaction valued at approximately $22 million, including the assumption of $19 million in debt.

P.M. Place Stores Company operates 49 discount stores in Missouri, Iowa, Kansas and Illinois, including a leading

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Senator Sam Graves files for the 6th congressional district

State Senator Sam Graves has officially entered the race for Missouri’s 6th Congressional District vacated by Congresswoman Pat Danner.

State Senator Sam Graves has officially entered the race for Missouri’s 6th Congressional District vacated by Congresswoman Pat Danner.

“This is indeed the Show-Me-State,” says Graves. “Congressional seats are not inherited; the next Congressman for the 6th District will have to earn it. I look forward to the opportunity over the

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Noted author comes to life at Daviess County Library

This event is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Monday, June 12, at the Daviess County Public Library Community Room in Gallatin.

World-famous author Laura Ingalls Wilder will return to life during a free one-woman show performed in Gallatin on June 12. The performance is created and performed by touring professional Betty Jean Steinshouer and funded by the Missouri Humanities Council.

This event is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Monday, June

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Streets tax to appear on August ballot

Property tax increase part of $1.4 proposed for Gallatin.

Plans to address Gallatin’s deteriorating streets are taking shape. On May 27 the aldermen voted to place a property tax proposal, limited to 10 years, on the August ballot. If approved by a simple majority of voters, the property tax along with other revenue will be used to help finance a $1.4 million street improvement program to be accomplished in 2001.

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