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Financial aid workshop scheduled

A financial aid workshop for high school seniors and juniors and their parents has been scheduled at the Gallatin High School

A financial aid workshop for high school seniors and juniors and their parents has been scheduled at the Gallatin High School commons from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 5.

This workshop is a regional one, with Gallatin hosting the event for all seniors from the surrounding school

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Circuit Court

Civil cases filed: Donald L. Harper vs. Etta Jane Harper, dissolution of marriage.

Criminal cases filed: State of Missouri vs. Hector Cortez, possession of controlled substance, Class C felony; State vs. Kenneth Dahl, stealing, Class C felony; State vs. Charles L. Benson, distribution of a controlled substance to a minor, Class B felony; State vs. Lester W. Melton, property damage, Class D felony; State vs. Kriston Allen Monroe, 2 counts

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Associate Circuit Court

Defendants who appeared and were found guilty in the Associate Division of the Circuit Court of Daviess County are listed below with the offense and fine assessed. Additionally, court costs collected for the State of Missouri amount to $57.50 for moving traffic violations, and $72.50 in most criminal cases.

Lewis M. Schroeder, Waupaca, Wis., possession of marijuana, 48 hours jail, board bill paid by defendant, possession of drug paraphernalia, $150.

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County Commission

Daniel Lynn, bridge foreman, and James Lewis, foreman, met with the commission reporting that construction projects were complete and they will begin tube replacement this week.

The commissioners reported that they had inspected brush and low water crossing problems in Jefferson Township last week.

The commission reviewed the monthly treasurer’s report.

Randy Eads, Washington Township, met with the commission regarding drainage problems. Daniel Lynn had measured one area, finding that

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Amish party broken up; horses shot in retaliation

Sheriff’s Department

Sheriff’s Department

Seventeen tickets were issued when the sheriff’s department responded to a call on Nov. 22 which reported that numerous Amish buggies and Amish youths were congregated at the Oak Grove Amish schoolhouse at 190 Highway and Major Avenue. After detaining everyone who did not flee into the trees and brush, 16 tickets for minor in possession and one ticket for resisting arrest were issued.

Due to

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Coonridge Digest: What have you learned?

by Freida Marie Crump

Greetin’s from the Ridge.

Aunt Bertha was the most amazing Sunday School teacher I ever knew. The woman had the patience of Job and a constitution of pure granite. It was her job to take 3rd-grade heathens and in the span of three short years turn ‘em into tolerably presentable sixth-graders, headed smilingly toward the Jr. High class. Her task was Herculean and her results were

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Missouriana

Quips by Jack Stapleton Jr.

Quips by Jack Stapleton Jr.

* Headline: “Missourians Want Fewer Exceptions to No-Call Measure.” How could state officials have overlooked mothers-in-law and wrong numbers?

* A woman in the St. Louis area reports her husband has been missing for 10 days. That’s nothing: Al Gore has been missing for more than 11 months.

* State officials are commended by Washington for their efforts to improve

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Cashless Mo needs mo stash

by Jack Stapleton, Jr.

by Jack Stapleton, Jr.

I believe Missourians made a major mistake when a majority voted in the last millennium to permit gambling casinos in their state, just as long as they weren’t located within 100 feet of a church. The vote was fairly close, but not close enough to prevent the immediate arrival of plane loads of Las Vegas high-rollers from entering the state and setting

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WIC welcomes you

WIC is a supplemental nutrition program

WIC is a supplemental nutrition program provided by the USDA for Women (pregnant, postpartum or breast feeding), infants and children up to the age of five years.

Clients receive nutrition education and appropriate monthly food packages including such foods as milk, cheese, eggs, cereal, juices, peanut butter, dried beans and infant formula.

Four WIC clinic days are planned monthly for your convenience at the

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