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Gallatin Fire responds to structure fire Saturday

Gallatin Fire Protection District responds

Fire Chief Doug Hamilton reported that the Gallatin Fire Protection District responded to a structure fire Saturday night at 108 E. Mill in Gallatin. The call came in at 8:44 p.m. and firefighters were on scene at 8:47 p.m. Firefighters gained control of the blaze within 18 minutes of the first arriving engine. The fire originated in the area of a ventless gas heater located

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Interim director Randy Railsback selected to lead Green Hills Regional Planning Commission

Members of the Green Hills Regional Planning Commission board are pleased to announce that Randy Railsback has accepted the position of Executive Director at their Thursday night Board meeting. Chairman David Tolen, “After an exhaustive search, we feel we have selected the best candidate and look forward to working with Randy in the years to come.”

Railsback has been serving as interim director since November 1st. “This agency has a

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Wireless Internet to be available

Kevin Ingram and Jerry Scott with North Missouri Internet Service discussed the high speed wireless Internet service

Kevin Ingram and Jerry Scott with North Missouri Internet Service discussed the high speed wireless Internet service they have started in town during the regular meeting of the Gallatin Board of Aldermen held Jan. 27 at city hall. They requested space on the city’s water towers for antennas. General discussion followed.

Roger Loxterman,

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Computer classes offered at public library

They are scheduled to begin on Feb. 18

Computer classes will again be offered at the Daviess County Library. Classes are scheduled to begin on Feb. 18. There will be a night class offered on Tuesday evening for those unable to attend day classes.

Due to the various class descriptions and times please do not call, but visit the library to sign up. Each one-hour class is limited to 10

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Play station arrives, boy scouts will camp out at park

During their regular meeting held Jan. 20, Gallatin Park Board members were told that the play station for the park had arrived. Dirt will need to be hauled in before the play station can be put into place.

The Boy Scouts will be doing the concession stand for soccer and baseball this season. Mike Arnold, Paul Pierce and Daniel Pierce asked permission from the park to have the Klondike Camp

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County Treasurer Judy Carder passes away; appointment to come

Funeral services for Judy Carder were conducted yesterday at the First Baptist Church in Gallatin. A large crowd attended, paying respects to a popular member of this community who died Saturday at KU Medical Center in Kansas City, KS, from complications of a stroke.

Ms. Carder, 58, worked for many years as Gallatin’s city clerk and also worked at Lake Viking and Tate Marina. She was elected Daviess County Treasurer

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Do you really know about the groundhog and its shadow

“If the groundhog sees his shadow and runs right back to sleep

Then ‘tis sure for six weeks more the wintertime will keep.

But, if clouds block out his sight and he stays out for a fling

Then by this token be assured there’ll be an early spring.”

Anonymous

All too soon, winter’s remaining weather die will have been irreversibly cast. The highly technical weather forecasts of meteorologists that are

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It helps to know all the facts

by Jack Stapleton, Jr.

by Jack Stapleton, Jr.

The title of this piece may remind you of the old Joe Friday line in “Dragnet” (Just the facts, ma’am). But facts have found to be 98.7% effective in removing doubt, fear and panic from the public’s mind whenever critical public questions are being discussed. An issue in point is the current concern over the drop of services in Missouri’s state government

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Post Scripts: Keeping informed

by Joe Snyder

If and when the United States begins its war against Iraq, there will actually be two wars in progress. One will involve our military, both in the air and on the ground, and then there will be another war involving the public relations people within the services and the Bush administration. The battle of the latter is to win the public opinion battle .

The press, both

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