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Fire fighters responded to a pickup on fire at the Superior Auto Wash off South Main Street in Gallatin Thursday afternoon:

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Marriage licenses issued: Jonathon Emmanuel Wright and Terri Lynn Rainey, both of Gallatin;

Richard James Hemmingsen and Wendy L. Johnson, both of Kansas City.

Civil cases filed: Christie L. Polley vs. Director of Revenue, trial de novo / driving privileges.

In State of Missouri vs. Michael Murphy, the defendant admitted probation violations on an original charge of DWI.. He was sentenced to 5 years in the Department of Corrections. The

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Computer classes offered at library

October and November

During October and November, Jan Johnson, library director at the Daviess County Library, will be offering a series of computer classes using the computer lab at the library.

The following classes will be offered: ABC’s of Computers and Mousercise, Basic Windows, Basic Word, Intermediate Word, Exploring the Internet, E-Mail, Internet Sites, Desktop Techniques, Disk Control, and Creating Greeting Cards.

Some classes have prerequisites, so stop by the

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Furnace bid awarded; therapy services accepted

North Daviess R-3 board of education

The North Daviess R-3 board of education voted unanimously to accept speech and occupational therapy services from Harrison County Community Hospital at the regular meeting held Sept. 13 at the high school conference room in Jameson.

The board also unanimously accepted a bid from R.L. Griggs and Company to replace the furnace in the high school lunch room.

The meeting began with two amendments

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City aldermen still mulling over natural gas rate increase

City of Gallatin

Municipal Gas Superintendent Kenneth King helped lead a discussion on Gallatin’s gas rates during the Sept. 23 meeting of the Gallatin board of aldermen.

Administrator Kathy Arnold submitted a spreadsheet showing anticipated revenues if natural gas rates were to increase. No action was voted during the Sept. 23 meeting.

More discussion is anticipated during upcoming meetings focusing on the city budget. The first meeting in October will

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Family Daze: Our Morning Rush Hour

by Debbie Farmer

"Hurry, get in the car," I called to my children one morning after breakfast.

They rounded the corner and grabbed their backpacks off the living room floor as they ran past me into the garage. I looked at my watch.

"Four minutes until school starts," I said.

I started the car and forced myself to drive down the street without going over the speed limit. The instant

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Post Scripts: Foreign Viewpoint

by Joe Snyder

With all that is going on in relation to our president’s threat to attach Iraq, I thought you would be interested in what foreign newspapers are saying about it, thanks to the October issue of the magazine World Press Review.

Nairobi: East African Standard: "It’s obvious Saddam Hussein is no saint…however although the United States appears resolute in her decision to attack Iraq, the reasons she adduces

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A traveler suggests an improvement…

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor:

Sept. 14, was one of the very few times that I have ever driven through the town of Gallatin. You see, I am from a small town about 200 miles from your community. Unfortunately for me, my drive through your town turned out to be very embarrassing and upsetting.

I was returning to my home after spending the day in Bethany with family. I

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In this world we call home since September 11

by Jack Stapleton, Jr.

by Jack Stapleton, Jr.

Whether we were realizing it at the moment, the recent Sept. 11 ceremonies not only marked the anniversary of an historically tragic event, but it also marked the finale of the era of American indifference to the rest of the world.

Oh, I know we had the Marshall Plan after World War II and we have long been engaged in supplying emergency

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Girl Scouts hold Safety and Awareness Day

Girl Scout Troop 338 held a Safety and Awareness Day on Sept. 21. Kayce Corwin, Becky Macy and Alicia McKee invited DARE, ambulance, fire department, and health department representatives to speak to the troop members. The event was the Girl Scout’s silver award project. The silver award is the highest award cadets can receive in girl scouts. Troop leader is Sharon McKee. The girls appreciate everyone that came to help,

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