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2014 Tax Sale Notice

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Officer Bailey and reserve officer fired; prior probation explained

Gallatin City Administrator Toby Dougherty terminated the employment of Gallatin police officer Mike Bailey and reserve police officer Howard Duckworth

Gallatin City Administrator Toby Dougherty terminated the employment of Gallatin police officer Mike Bailey and reserve police officer Howard Duckworth on Aug. 22.

Officer Mike Bailey faces 16 felony counts of statutory sodomy and 12 felony counts of statutory rape. Reserve Officer Howard Duckworth was terminated for not reporting inappropriate

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Default in the payment of debt by Curtis Pooler

Notice of Trustee’s Sale

Notice of Trustee’s Sale

For default in the payment of debt and performance of an obligation secured by Deed of Trust executed by Curtis Pooler, a single person, dated July 31, 1998, recorded in Book 174, Page 118, in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds within and for Daviess County, Missouri, the undersigned Successor Trustee will on September 23, 2003, between the hours of 9:00

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Coonridge Digest: Signs on the door or in the heart

by Freida Marie Crump

Greetin’s from the Ridge.

"Uh…excuse me. Is this…I mean…you know, is this…?"

"Heaven?"

"Well…yes."

"Yes. Yes it is. Your name?"

"Redbone. Harvey Redbone."

"Ah yes. I have it right here on my scroll. Coronary?"

"I don’t know. It all happened so fast. But…I mean…are you sure this is the place?"

"We don’t lie in Heaven."

"Oh. I should have known that. But I mean…I don’t see…."

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Family Daze: Fair money – fair play

by Debbie Farmer

One of summer’s greatest pleasures is a day at the county fair. All of the advertisements make it sound so exciting, promising so many things: clowns, displays, entertainment, deep-fried Twinkies, exotic animals, carnival rides and more. And, sure, it sounds like a perfect day, but I warn you, pay close attention to the words "and more." This is code for all of the activities you will have

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Post Scripts: Manitou Springs

by Joe Snyder

While in the Manitou Springs area, on our recent trip to Colorado, riding the Cog Railway up Pike’s Peak was, of course, a priority. For 100 years passengers have climbed the 14,110 foot mountain in safety and comfort. While we were advised to watch for wildlife headed for the summit, all we saw was an elk herd grazing a mile or so distant – plus three Marmots

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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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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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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 BURNING!

Open burning is prohibited

Open burning is prohibited due to drought conditions by order of the Gallatin Fire Protection District. This order is in effect until further notice.

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