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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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Jamesport Heritage Day set for Saturday

Sept. 28

The Heritage Day festival at Jamesport is set for Saturday, Sept. 28. Highlights of the festival will include Smith’s Cornfield Maze and the Village Dancers, who will perform at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturday

Other lost arts and demonstrations which will take place on Saturday include rope making, Appalachian style baskets, dolls and dulcimers, rug braiding, quilting, crochet rag rugs, knitting and spinning, hand crochet afghans,

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MAP Clarification

MAP test article in Gallatin North Missourian

The article regarding Gallatin R-5 and Winston R-6 schools placing in the top 10 school districts for MAP tests reflected the average for the years since mandatory administration of the tests began through 2001. MAP scores from last spring were not included in that “rolling average.”

School administrators are just now receiving information about test scores from last spring and the top 10

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Painting day at Old Clear Creek Church

Oct. 5, 8 a.m.

Come for a day of painting at Old Clear Creek Church on Saturday, Oct. 5, beginning at 8 a.m. Bring a brush, a sack lunch, and, if possible, some white exterior paint.

Have some fun and help preserve a landmark. Clear Creek Church and cemetery is located 5 miles south of Jamesport on Missouri Route 190.

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Circuit Court receives $1,800 state grant

Grant is for consolidation of files

The Circuit Court of Daviess County Associate Division has received an $1,800 grant from the State Office of State Courts Administrator to hire a temporary employee to consolidate the original wills and probate files.

Sally Black has been hired by the court to work from Oct. 1 to Nov. 8 at the task. This consolidation will make it much easier for genealogists to find

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More marijuana plants seized; investigation continues

500 total plants at an estimated street value $2 million

Eighty more marijuana plants were confiscated by local, state and federal law officers in Daviess County yesterday as investigations continue. Since Sept. 12 more than 500 cultivated plants have been seized in cornfields southwest of Gallatin in the Grand River bottoms near Lock Springs.

No warrants have been issued thus far, but federal prosecution — perhaps even grand jury proceedings

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DWI arrests prominent in weekly sheriff’s report

Sheriff’s Dept.

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A 22-year-old Jamesport woman was charged with peace disturbance on Sept. 22 after the sheriff’s office was called to a residence in Jamesport. The subject was processed and released.

A 28-year-old Gallatin man was charged with DWI on Sept. 21, processed and released to his parents.

A 70-year-old Pattonsburg man was arrested Sept. 20 for misdemeanor DWI and driving while revoked. He posted $2,000 bond.

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Coonridge Digest: Science Our Friend?

by Freida Marie Crump

Greetin’s from the Ridge.

I was raised back in the idyllic days when we believed that science and technology were a boon to mankind. Every week’s news brought another great leap forward. Polio was cured, chlorine had been dumped in the drinkin’ water and dentists offices could be converted into flower shops, the microwave would give you a lifetime parole from the kitchen, and the calculator

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Missouriana

by Jack Stapleton, Jr.

by Jack Stapleton, Jr.

*Saddam Hussein agrees to a resumption of arms inspections, which is reminiscent of used auto salesmen who promise their car will pass state inspection.

*U.S. officials are still trying to determine if Saddam is telling the truth. Now they know how American voters feel during every election campaign.

*George W. Bush blames the Iraqi problem on Bill Clinton, who blamed it on

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Farm Bureau sponsors “meet the candidate” forum

Oct. 3, 6:30 p.m.

Daviess County Farm Bureau will host a “Meet the Candidate” night at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 3, at the Gallatin Lions Club Building.

The bureau has extended an invitation to all local candidates as well as U.S. senate, U.S. representatives and state representative candidates. The public is invited to attend. Refreshments will be served.

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