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Youth Lock-In at Gallatin Elementary gym

Dec. 31, 8 p.m. til 6 a.m. Jan. 1

Dec. 31

Youth Lock-In at Gallatin Elementary gym, 8 p.m. til 6 a.m. next morning. Games, Food, Devotions. Sponsored by First Baptist Church Youth Group.

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New Year’s Eve — Many businesses CLOSING early

Dec. 31

Dec. 31

New Year’s Eve — Many businesses CLOSING early! BE SAFE!

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Associate Circuit

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.

Austin David Bruton, Des Moines, Iowa, resisting arrest, possession of marijuana, speeding (111 mph) – 7 days jail, board bill paid

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Land Transfers

Trustee’s Deed Under Active Trust

Tract in Jackson Township from Velma R. Walton, trustee of the Velma R. Walton trust agreement dated 3/15/90, to Larry E. Adams.

Warranty Deeds

Tract in Jefferson Township from Richard and Rebecca Bennett to Timothy P. Heinzler, trustee of the Timothy P. Heinzler Revocable Inter Vivos Trust dated 8/21/00; lots in Jameson from Gerald R. Estes and Patricia A. Estes to A. Ross and Valorie

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Circuit Court

Criminal cases filed: State of Missouri vs. Keena Walker, Count 1 – violence against employee, Ct. 2 – violence against offender of Department of Corrections.

A dissolution of marriage was granted to Elizabeth Moore from Ralph Franklin Moore on Dec. 21 by Judge Daren Adkins.

Marriage licenses issued: Thomas Edward Bonderer and Monica Janel Heckenbach, both of Gallatin; Troy John Schmidt of Goltry, Okla., and Valerie Dawn Toews of Jamesport.

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Sheriff’s Office

Jeffery A. Stevens, 27, Altamont, was arrested Dec. 19 for Platte County probation violations. He is being held at Ray County Security Housing, awaiting extradition to Platte County. Bond was set at $25,000.

Danny Anderson, 41, Tracy, Calif., was arrested Dec. 18 for failure to appear on charges for two counts of non-support. Bond was set at $25,000.

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The courthouse will be closed Jan. 1

County Clerk

County Clerk

The courthouse will be closed Jan. 1 for the New Year’s holiday.

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Treasurer reports no financial institution tax received

County Commission

County Commission

Daniel Lynn, bridge supervisor, and James Lewis, foreman, met with the commission reporting on routine matters.

Lance Rains, Green Hills Regional Planning Commission, contacted the commission regarding re-conditioned computers for public use. The commission will check into available sites.

Ed Whaley, Jefferson Township, met with the commission with questions regarding the rights-of-way at the site of the petition for the vacation of the road near his

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Coonridge Digest: Murdock’s counting on you

by Freida Marie Crump

Greetin’s from the Ridge.

This phone call was my only New Year’s resolution. I’ve long since abandoned any hope of keepin’ resolutions on self-improvement, and instead have cruised out into the much more enjoyable world of improvin’ others.

"This is Murdock."

"I can’t believe this! This is THE Clifford Murdock?" "Speaking. Could you make it quick? I’ve got meetings all day and… The Clifford Murdock who’s

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