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Whatever happened to traffic tickets?

by Jack Stapleton, Jr.

by Jack Stapleton, Jr.

Since the 1930s I have been a long-time admirer of the men, and in recent years the women, who make up the Missouri Highway Patrol. They are, in my estimation, not only excellently trained law enforcement officers but almost all of them possess personalities that would withstand any political campaign.

The first state troopers I knew were two Patrol pioneers who in

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Family Daze: Providing a house for Wayward Cats

by Debbie Farmer

I’m afraid I’ve noticed an alarming development. My house, which I’ve always thought of as an average two-story tract home at the end of a quiet cul de sac, is really a halfway house for wayward cats. Now, while this may sound far-fetched to you, let me just say it sure explains a lot of things, such as why, for instance, when we moved in we had

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Post Scripts: They will never return

by Joe Snyder

Another Memorial Day has passed including the visit to the cemetery where my mom and dad are buried, plus a host of friends I made during 49 years as a resident of Gallatin. I did a bit of walking around following the VFW and American Legion ceremony just to view the graves of veteran friends.

As I slowly made the rounds, thinking about the two wars I

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What do you do with the hiccups?

Off the Editors Spike by Darryl Wilkinson

Off the Editors Spike by Darryl Wilkinson

I’m not sure which is making me feel older… my oldest daughter getting married this weekend or my youngest son growing so tall as to be within an inch of Liz’s height. What focused my attention on Brett was the hiccups. He had ‘em bad last week. Twice. It got me wondering why hiccups are supposed

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Want to have a say about our highways?

June 1 at 9:15 a.m.

Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission meets in St. Joseph

In an effort to maintain close contact with the constituency they serve, the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission, which is the governing body of the Missouri Department of Transportation, will hold its June meeting on Friday, June 1, in St. Joseph.

The meeting, which will begin at approximately 9:15 a.m. and end about noon, will be

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McCaskill begins audit of Daviess County

Missouri State Auditor Claire McCaskill has begun an audit of Daviess County

Missouri State Auditor Claire McCaskill has begun an audit of Daviess County. She urges anyone with information or concerns to call the state auditor’s toll-free hotline at 800-347-8597. This number is equipped for the hearing-impaired. All information will be kept confidential.

A team of auditors is now reviewing county records as part of the fieldwork phase of the

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R-3 receives flag from auxiliary

A new flag was presented to R-3 by the Pattonsburg V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary

A new America flag was presented to the North Daviess R-3 Elementary School at Coffey on April 11 by the Pattonsburg V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary number 8824. This was the last official act by the chapter, as they have disbanded. Shown with the flag are Breanna Weber (daughter of Janellda Weber, and granddaughter of Lavena Lowrey, both members)

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Reunion

The Adkison reunion is Sunday, June 24

The Adkison reunion is Sunday, June 24, 2001, at the New York School southeast of Hamilton. Dinner will be at 12 noon. Bring covered dish, table service and drinks. Relatives and friends are invited.

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Pattonsburg alumni banquet

The annual Pattonsburg alumni banquet was held May 26.

The annual Pattonsburg alumni banquet was held at the school house Saturday evening May 26. At total of 151 alumni and guests attended. The Class of 1976 was in charge of the evening’s program with 10 present.

The Class of 1951, on its 50th year of graduation, was the honored class with 17 present. The Class of 2001 had seven present

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