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Pattonsburg School files lawsuit for damages against DeShon

On Aug. 26, an eight-count lawsuit was filed in the Circuit Court of Daviess County by the Pattonsburg R-II School District against Ronald G. Deshon

On Aug. 26, an eight-count lawsuit was filed in the Circuit Court of Daviess County by the Pattonsburg R-II School District against Ronald G. Deshon; Lockridge, Constant & Conrad, CPAs, LLC; Cadre Consulting Services; and Northwest Missouri Regional Credit Union.

The suit states the facts

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Natural gas system investors file class action lawsuit

The 6-count lawsuit requests a trial by jury.

A 40-page class action lawsuit was filed Aug. 26 in Daviess County Circuit Court against the City of Gallatin and agents involved in the construction of natural gas service in Gallatin. The 6-count lawsuit requests a trial by jury.

At issue is what the plaintiffs allege is an investment scheme where the fiscal integrity and reasonable return on investment were misrepresented. Plaintiffs

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Man fatally injured in accident

A young Gilman City man, Lennon Ruch, 28, was fatally injured in a one-vehicle accident

A young Gilman City man, Lennon Ruch, 28, was fatally injured in a one-vehicle accident at about midnight on Tuesday, Aug. 30, according to a report by the Missouri Highway Patrol. A passenger in the vehicle, Jimmy Neff, 32, Independence, was taken by Life Flight Eagle to KU Medical Center with serious injuries.

The accident

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Gallatin FFAers receive national degree

Danny Clevenger, Michelle Chadwick, Justin Harlow and Mitch Riley, members of the Gallatin FFA Chapter, recently received the American FFA Degree

Danny Clevenger, Michelle Chadwick, Justin Harlow and Mitch Riley, members of the Gallatin FFA Chapter, recently received the American FFA Degree. Earning the degree means the four recipients are among a select group of individuals to be recognized for years of academic and professional excellence. The honor was presented

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Post Scripts: Grieving mom will end her vigil

by Joe Snyder

A few months ago few people in America had ever heard of Cindy Sheehan but her month of fame, or as a mere trouble-maker, will come to an end the day this newspaper is printed. This grieving mother of a U.S. soldier killed in Iraq will end her vigil at the president’s Texas hideout today without getting a chance to speak her mind directly to Mr. Bush.

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The Coonridge Digest: Just stop and talk

by Freida Marie Crump

Greetings from the Ridge.

So Cindy Sheehan goes to Texas and camps outside George Bush’s ranch, completely disrupting his vacation. George decides to ignore her, and a rash of activists like Michael Moore trot down to the Lone Star State to support the grieving mother. So Bush’s folks call around and find a mother with sons serving in Iraq who will go to bat and declare

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Family Daze: Here’s may list of do-it-yourself household tips

by Debbie Farmer

Do you ever wonder who makes up all of those do-it-yourself household tips you see in magazines and newspapers? I have a hunch they are invented by the same type of people who clean the slats in their mini blinds, organize their linen closets by color and whose primary function in life is to make the rest of us look bad. Their motto is, "truly domestically gifted

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Labor Day the traditional way

by Congressman Sam Graves

by Congressman Sam Graves

This weekend America will pause for the “working man’s holiday.” Labor Day is a unique holiday in many ways. Labor leader Samuel Gompers said it best when he noted that “All other holidays are in a more or less degree connected with conflicts and battles of man’s prowess over man, of strife and discord for greed and power, of glories achieved by

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Another’s view on Labor Day

Honor Man’s Mind, Not Men’s Muscles, as the Real Source of Wealth

By Fredric Hamber

It is fitting that the most productive nation on earth should have a holiday to honor its work. The high standard of living that Americans enjoy is hard-earned and well-deserved. But the term “Labor Day” is a misnomer. What we should celebrate is not sweat and toil, but the power of man’s mind to reason,

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