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2014 Tax Sale Notice

The Daviess County Collector of Revenue announces properties for sale due to unpaid taxes.

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Hey, that’s Anna!

Anna Barton, a senior at Gallatin R-5 High School this fall was the vocalist singing the national anthem prior to Saturday night’s baseball game between the KC Royals and the Oakland Athletics at Kaufman Stadium. Anna’s performance was ‘a cappella’. She is the daughter of Jack and Lois Barton.

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County Commission

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Following are the approved minutes for July 16, 2001. All members were present.

Daniel Lynn, bridge supervisor, and James Lewis, foreman, met with the commission reporting on progress of the construction of bridge #019000.2 in Salem Township.

Rayburn and Don Tolen, Jackson Township, met with the commission to assist the commission with CART mileage assignments.

The commission reviewed the monthly treasurer’s report.

Kevin Heldenbrand, sheriff, met with the

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Off the Editor’s Spike

by Darryl Wilkinson

by Darryl Wilkinson

Some might say we never did Pokey right. Our Golden Lab was bred for hunting, and during his 13 years to my knowledge he was never taken on a hunt. He came to our household as a special gift from a friend — who knew what we were in for.

We did nothing to make Pokey anything more than a “pot licker,” but we

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Property tax hearing set for Aug. 13

Gallatin City Board meeting

The annual city property tax public hearing was set for 5:45 p.m. on Aug. 13 at city hall during Monday’s regular meeting of the Gallatin Board of Aldermen

Gallatin Police Chief Jim Wycoff provided a report on another successful fund raiser for the planned teen center. Approximately $300 was raised through a garage sale.

City Administrator Jason Helton reported that a rate study of the electric

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Access II open house on Aug. 3 marks relocation in Gallatin

The day’s activities start at 10 a.m. and conclude at approximately 3 p.m.

Access II Independent Living Center will be having an Open House on Aug. 3 to celebrate its move into a new, larger facility at 611 West Johnson, Gallatin (formerly the Sunrise Center).

The day’s activities start at 10 a.m. and conclude at approximately 3 p.m. Activities include a ribbon cutting ceremony, demonstration of assistive technology equipment, service

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Marijuana eradicated near school

Armed with weed eaters, the men cut down the uncultivated plants growing in two locations outside of Jamesport

A little Amish school house, a swing set, innocent children, and a nearby pasture strewn with marijuana plants don’t mix.

“We wanted to get it away from the school,” said Daviess County Sheriff Kevin Heldenbrand.

The sheriff, assisted by 12 enforcement officers, six from Troop H of the Missouri Highway Patrol out

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Fretwall to focus on MoDOT during Farm Bureau event

August 2 – 6:30 p.m.

Daviess County Farm Bureau will host its annual meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, at the Christian Church Fellowship Hall in Gallatin.

This is a public event. A minimal cover charge applies for non-members; a meal will be provided with entertainment by Ralph Durham of the Missouri Department of Conservation. Estil Fretwell, Director of Public Affairs with Missouri Farm Bureau, will make a presentation

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Confessions of a Technophobe

by Jack Stapleton, Jr.

by Jack Stapleton, Jr.

When are we going to stop this rush to madness by embracing every technological invention that comes along?

I will refrain from going into the difficulties that numerous computer enthusiasts must go through just for the sake of communicating with a stranger from Upper Mongolia, who in reality is a pedophile from California. Nor will I mention the time wasted in waiting

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Missouriana

Quips by Jack Stapleton, Jr.

Quips by Jack Stapleton, Jr.

*Official Washington has long been guilty of washing its dirty linen in public, but Congressman Gary Condit has inundated the whole laundry bag.

*It turns out that Washington, D.C., is no stranger to missing persons, a reputation it enhances every two and four years when voters have had enough.

*Gov. Bob Holden says state budget cuts will have to be

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