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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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Gallatin third quarter honor rolls reported

Gallatin R-5 High School recently announced its third quarter honor rolls.

Gallatin R-5 High School recently announced its third quarter honor rolls.

Students on the Principal’s Honor Roll with a grade point average of 4 to 4.1 are

12th – Roxanne Davitt:

11th – Samantha Bridgeman, Keira Story;

9th – Katherine Jarboe, Katie Patton, Hattie Rains;

7th – Kirsten Bowe.

Students on the “A” Honor Roll with a GPA of

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Food service loses money, court date changed, twice as many patrons favor corporal punishment

North Daviess Superintendent Julie Kirby presented a program evaluation on the school’s food service during the regular meeting of the R-3 Board of Education held March 17.

North Daviess Superintendent Julie Kirby presented a program evaluation on the school’s food service during the regular meeting of the R-3 Board of Education held March 17. The program provided 16,962 lunches and 8,517 breakfasts. The food service department lost $16,479.17 during the

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Missouriana

by Jack Stapleton, Jr.

by Jack Stapleton, Jr.

*It may be asking too much but could someone claim some oil wells in Iraq to make up for the ones the U.S. has depleted opposing Saddam?

*When George W. promised voters back in 2000 that he would have a progressive administration, few realized that he intended to progress all the way to Baghdad.

*Jefferson City officials continue to reduce existing state

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Coonridge Digest: Simply the French

by Freida Marie Crump

Greetin’s from the Ridge.

I don’t know a soul who’ll agree with me but I gotta say it. Let’s lay off the French.

French restaurants are picketed in New York, Freedom Fries are replacing the Franco spuds and the California winemakers are trying to organize a boycott of French wine. Come on my friends, let’s get real for a minute. There’s nothing wrong with the French

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Family Daze: Spring Over-Organization Syndrome

by Debbie Farmer

Spring isn’t just about pastel colors, blooming flowers and baby birds. No, in fact, spring brings on certain kinds of peculiar conditions.

First, there’s spring fever, which causes normally responsible people to sleep in late, skip classes and shirk off going to work just so they can take a walk in the park and feel the sun on their face. Then there are the typical colds and

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Burglary reported at closed Altamont convenience store

Sheriff’s Department

Sheriff’s Department

A burglary was reported at Bing’s Convenience Store in Altamont on March 25, and the sheriff responded at approximately 6:45 a.m. Windows at the store had been kicked out and a large quantity of cigarettes and chewing tobacco had been taken. The store has been closed for several weeks. Inventory is now underway to determine how much was taken and whether other items were also stolen.

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County Commission

James Lewis, bridge supervisor, met with the commission on routine matters.

Roger Loxterman, City of Gallatin, met with the commission reporting on plans for new light poles around the courthouse. These will be installed in conjunction with the sidewalk replacement.

Bob Burnett, MoDOT, contacted the commission reporting that the Federal Transportation Department has approved BRO project (22). Shafer, Kline and Warren was contacted to proceed with the bidding process.

The

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Last call from Washington

by Jack Stapleton, Jr.

by Jack Stapleton, Jr.

An efficient female voice on the other end of the line instructed me to hold for “an important call.” So, in anticipation of being declared a winner in some lottery, I did exactly as told. After an interminable amount of time, the important person paying for the important call came on the line: it was none other than a fellow Missourian now

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Post Scripts: Support the war

by Joe Snyder

As this is written Thursday for next week’s Wednesday publication, I am quite limited on what I can predict about the war. By next Wednesday the war could be over for all practical purposes, or else our troops could be engaged in battle under horrific conditions. However, there are several things I want to make clear. Now that we are at war, I will support the president

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