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Circuit Court

Civil cases filed: Devan Marie Carter vs. Ricky Gene Carter, dissolution.

Criminal cases filed: State vs. David L. Deramus, possession of a controlled substance, Class C felony; possession of a controlled substance, Class A misdemeanor; possession of drug paraphernalia, Class A misdemeanor.

A dissolution of marriage was granted Aug. 19 to Violet M. Pulliam from Paul Pulliam by Judge Warren McElwain.

On a change of venue from Livingston County, heard

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Civil Court

John and Emma Lou Logsdon, plaintiffs, vs. Randy and Kimberly Dolata, defendants: court finds plaintiffs are entitled to possession of premises; court finds defendants are indebted to plaintiffs in the amount of $4,850 for past rent due, late fees, and attorney’s fees, plus costs.

Platinum Financial Services, plaintiff, vs. Bradley S. Shubert, defendant: Plaintiff fails to appear; cause dismissed at plaintiff’s costs.

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Traffic Fines Paid by Mail

The following are traffic cases which were heard in the Associate Division of the Circuit Court of Daviess County involving a plea of guilty without contest and payment of the standard fine plus court costs. The total fines assessed for defendants who reside outside of Missouri was $1,098. The total fines assessed for defendants who reside in Missouri was $987.50 for 14 cases. Court costs collected for the State of

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Associate Circuit Court

Defendants 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 $62.50 for moving traffic violations and $77.50 in most criminal cases.

Deanne Watkins, Winston, minor in possession of alcohol, suspended imposition of sentence, 2 years probation, 30 hours community service.

Ayad Alama, Lincoln, Neb., possession of

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Commission transfers $$ from emergency fund to law enforcement

County Commission

James Lewis, bridge supervisor, met with the commission regarding tube replacements around the county.

Trent Brewer, Lock Springs Special Road District, met with the commission regarding the road district’s duties in the Village of Lock Springs. He was informed that the village has CART monies received from the State for specific purposes involving streets. Also, the constitution prohibits county CART funds being used in cities, towns or villages.

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Sheriff’s Office

Two Ridgeway residents, Vicky Sweany, 44, and Valde Clay, 42, were charged Aug. 19 with possession of a controlled substance, Class C felony. Bond was set at $35,000 each, and both are incarcerated at Midwest Security Housing.

Braden Polley, 24, Maryville, was charged Aug. 26 for probation violations on an original felony charge of possession of a controlled substance. He is being held at Ray County Security Housing. Bond was

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No seed money

Compiled by Wilbur Bush

In 1932, under the law creating the Reconstruction Finance Corporation, the government had loaned the farmers money to purchase seed, and the loan could be paid back when the crops were harvested. In Missouri alone, over 9,000 farmers had borrowed over a million dollars. Now the crop had been harvested and only a little over 50% of it had been paid back. The average amount loaned

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The Great Depression

Written by Leroy Stretch in 1976

Editor’s note: This paper was written by Leroy Stretch in 1976 as an assignment for a social studies class with Barbara Foley as the teacher. Roy and Cora McLey were the grandparents of Leroy Stretch. Terry, Donnie, Davie and Billie McLey and Marcia Gilgour.

by Leroy Stretch

The following story is an account of the depression of the thirties as told to me by

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Meth lab seized; two subjects in custody, one at large

The Daviess County Prosecuting Attorney yesterday charged Phillip D. Galloway, 23, Bethany, Michael D. Howard, 23, Pattonsburg, and Scott Virtue, 26

The Daviess County Prosecuting Attorney yesterday charged Phillip D. Galloway, 23, Bethany, Michael D. Howard, 23, Pattonsburg, and Scott Virtue, 26, Ridgeway, with manufacturing methamphetamine, resisting arrest by fleeing, and assault on a law enforcement officer, pursuant to an investigation conducted by the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms

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