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Advisory board appointed by county at nursing home

The Daviess County Commission has appointed six citizens to serve as an advisory board to Lake Viking Health Care. The advisory board meets quarterly with the next meeting scheduled for Dec. 10.

Serving on the advisory board are the Rev. Fred Rhoades of Jamesport, Maxine Parker of Altamont, and Grace Hickey, Kathleen Roloson, Nancy Tate, and Mary Jo Pittsenbarger, all of Gallatin.

The purpose of this board is to make

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‘Beat’ the ‘DARE’ to dunk Toby

Gallatin DARE and Teen Beat would like to express appreciation to everyone who came by the kids’ games at this year’s Chautauqua. We appreciate your support in helping us find positive alternatives for Gallatin’s kids. Congratulations to Susan Rutherford who won $25 in the 50/50 drawing. City Administrator Toby Dougherty, among others, was on the dunking booth.

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New propane tanks prohibited in city limits

Gallatin Board of Aldermen meeting held Sept. 22

After returning from executive session Monday evening, the Gallatin Board of Aldermen passed an ordinance regulating liquefied petroleum storage tanks within the city of Gallatin.

The bill essentially prohibits any new installation of propane tanks for consumer use, effective immediately. Tanks already installed and in use are “grandfathered” and will not be affected by the new ordinance. Notification has been delivered to

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Winston R-6 makes history with FFA chapter charter

Winston R-6 School recently experienced a long-awaited historical event with the chartering of an FFA chapter. The 2003-04 school year is the first year the school has offered a vocational/agriculture class. Eric Critten is Vo/Ag teacher. The chapter has approximately 38 members and officers have been elected for the 2003-2004 school year.

The official signing of the charter will take place at 7 p.m. on Oct. 7 at the high

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A missionary’s view of South Africa

by T.L. Huffman

by T.L. Huffman

Why would a young lady from a small town, with a college degree and her whole future in front of her, want to become a missionary in a strange and trouble land?

For Emily Miller, who along with12 other Southwest Baptist University of Bolivar students, went on a mission trip to South Africa from May 31 to July 1, the answer is based on

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Preliminary hearing for Bailey held Friday

The preliminary hearing for Michael S. Bailey was held Sept. 19

The preliminary hearing for Michael S. Bailey was held Sept. 19 in the Associate Division of the Circuit Court of Daviess County, heard by Judge Brent Elliott. Bailey is the former Gallatin police officer charged last month with 16 counts of statutory sodomy and 12 counts of statutory rape.

Twenty-five felony charges were bound over to Division I of

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Circuit Court

Criminal cases filed: State of Missouri vs. Larry Alan Funk, Class C felony possession of controlled substance – cocaine; State vs. Michael S. Bailey, 11 counts statutory rape 2nd degree,

Class C felony; 14 counts statutory sodomy 2nd degree, Class C felony; 2 counts assault 3rd degree, Class C misdemeanor; 1 count child molestation, 2nd degree, Class A misdemeanor.

On Sept. 16, Judge Brent Elliott granted Ralph C. Hall a

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Sheriff’s Dept.

Guy D. Povlitzki, 38, Blaine, Minn., was arrested Sept. 21 in a traffic stop on northbound I-35 conducted by the Highway Patrol, assisted by the Daviess County Sheriff. He is charged with possession of a controlled substance, Class C felony. He posted $25,000 bond.

Ronnie Stevens, 40, Trenton, was arrested Sept. 18 for two counts of failure to return rented personal property, both Class C felonies. Stevens allegedly failed to

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County Commission

James Lewis, bridge supervisor, met with the commission reporting routine business.

The commission reviewed the BRO projects and invoices, contacting the St. Joseph MoDOT office regarding invoices dating back to March 2003 that have not been paid.

Tom Stark, Louis Berger Group, met with the commission to deliver the draft copy of the Local Emergency Operating Plan commissioned by the State Emergency Management Agency.

The commission inspected the industrial building

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