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Vanload of illegal immigrants apprehended in Daviess County

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Following a traffic stop by Deputy Larry Todd Watson, the Immigration Naturalization Service (INS) responded and picked up 17 illegal immigrants who were traveling in a van on I-35. They were first taken to Midwest Security Housing in Pattonsburg and then transported to the INS Holding Center in Caldwell County. The driver, Marco T. Ibarra, 38, Los Angeles, Calif., was charged with misdemeanor no valid license

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Winston speedway results June 25

By Chuck Haney, Publicity Director

By Chuck Haney, Publicity Director

Chad Shaw of Trimble celebrated his 27th birthday of June 24 in a big way during the weekend as he picked up a Saturday night IMCA modified feature championship, his first, and one night earlier won his first feature at the US 36 Raceways in Osborn.

Shaw has been in the top five times this season and runner-up once but

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MU Researcher Predicts Steady to Decreasing West Nile Virus Cases in Animals this Summer

by Christine Feeley

by Christine Feeley

Missouri’s mild winter is coming to an end. In addition to spring’s warmer temperatures, the change in season means more mosquitoes and a high risk for West Nile Virus infection. A University of Missouri-Columbia researcher who tracks the virus across Missouri said that, although the number of Missouri West Nile cases may decrease this summer, large numbers of birds, mosquitoes and other animals might

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Daviess County 4-H Contest Results

The Daviess County 4-H Contest was held June 26 at the Gallatin Christian Church Fellowship Hall.

In Public Speaking, Danielle Ness received a dark blue ribbon and advanced to state and interstate competitions with her speech on the “Stop the Pop” campaign. Breanne Brammer, Danielle Ness and Savannah Cox received dark blue ribbons in Girl’s Personal Appearance.

In the Judging contest, Kaitlyn Keck, Sarah Keck, Breanne Brammer, Danielle Ness, Savannah

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Swim program starts at city pool

The 2005 Daviess County Swim Program will be held at the Gallatin Municipal Pool July 5 through Aug. 5. Forms will be available by July 2 and can be picked up at the pool.

The schedule for swimming classes is as follows:

Gallatin students: July 5-16

Rest of County: July 18-29

Younger Children, 5 years olds and under: Aug. 1-5

Session Times:

8 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. for Level 6;

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Open house for Dr. Sara Strasser

Sara Strasser received her doctorate in optometry on May 14 at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Come help her celebrate on Saturday, July 2, between 2-5 p.m., at the home of her parents Mark and Susie Strasser at lot 356, 1018 Lake Viking Terrace at Lake Viking. All friends and family are invited. [Submitted Photo]

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Meeting date changed for SR40

Due to the July 4 holiday, the Daviess County Board for Developmentally Disabled (SR40) will change their meeting date from July 4 to July 11, same time, same place.

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Carrie Shipers

Carrie Shipers, a 1997 graduate of Pattonsburg High School, graduated June 12 from the Ohio State University with a master of fine arts in creative writing. Before graduation, Carrie read original works at Epilogue, a presentation by graduating students at the Ray Bowen Theater on the campus at Ohio State University on June 3. She read at the Columbus Arts Festival on June 4, held in downtown Columbus.

Carrie presented

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Savages celebrate 50th anniversary

A 50th anniversary card shower has been requested for Nick and Donna Savage, P.O. Box 266 Brookfield, MO 64628. They were married June 30, 1955, at the Methodist Church in Hamilton. They are the parents of two children, Rebecca Savage, Independence, and Roger Savage and two grandsons, Derek and Jared Savage, of Grain Valley. [Submitted Photos]

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