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Justin Duffy signs football letter with William Jewell College

Justin Duffy, a senior at Gallatin R-5, recently signed a letter of intent to attend William Jewell College in Liberty, where he will play football next fall for the WJC Cardinals. Duffy is undecided on his major.

Duffy earned 2006 all-conference, all-district and all-state honors for the Bulldogs. According to Coach Fran Schwenk, Justin will be a punter, with a pretty good chance to start right away, as the current

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The Coonridge Digest: Want a surprise? Count your sockets!

by Freida Marie Crump

Greetings from the Ridge.

One good thing I can say for Herb… he’s not a profane man. Only the direst circumstances will cause a cuss word to cross his lips and then he makes a feeble attempt to snatch it back.

But the one thing that still jerks an unchecked profanity from his mouth is a blown light bulb. We can both remember a time when

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Post Scripts: Double trouble

by Joe Snyder

Two major problems are developing for the United States but the mainstream of public opinion either doesn’t have time to think about them, or else they believe neither of them will actually amount to much. Number one problem is the approaching nightmare when Iran attains nuclear weapons and, second, scientists are warning that rising global temperatures could cause a block of Antarctic ice the size of France

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Letter to the Editor – Committee for Daviess County Senior Citizens’ Services Fund

Dear Editor,

We are writing to encourage all voters in Daviess County to vote YES on the Senior Citizens’ Services Fund levy on the April 3 ballot.

The Senior Citizen’s Services Fund is a five cent levy per one hundred dollars assessed value in Daviess County. The funds collected (approximately $48,000) would be used for no other purpose except to "improve the health, nutrition, and quality of life for persons

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Time to test the storm siren

With the storm season fast approaching the Gallatin Police Department will again begin testing the city storm siren.

This test will be held at 10 a.m. on the first Monday of each month unless the temperature is at or below 32 degrees Fahrenheit, or if we are experiencing severe weather.

If for some reason you are unable to hear the city storm siren it is suggested that you look into

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North Daviess elementary students ‘Support Our Troops’

North Daviess Elementary students at Coffey recently decided to show just how much they support our troops overseas.

 They have been drawing pictures and writing letters to the father of a fellow student who is presently stationed in Afghanistan. Steve Michael Pankau is a staff sergeant with the Army National Guard out of the Chillicothe unit. Steve and his wife Mandy have a son, Logan, 6, a kindergartner at North

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Maple street arson fire under investigation

Officers from the Gallatin Police Department and the Daviess County Sheriff’s Department along with 13 volunteer firefighters responded to a reported structure fire located at 207 N. Maple in Gallatin at about 2:39 a.m. on Monday morning, March 26.

Upon arrival officers observed heavy smoke coming from the one-story house and requested assistance from the Gallatin Area Fire Protection District. Firefighters saw visible fire inside the front window when they

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Summer water restrictions may not be necessary

City Administrator Zac Johnson told the Gallatin Board of Aldermen during their regular meeting held Monday, March 26, that the city crews ran tests on the water plant last week and were able to speed up the production flow at the plant from 240 gallons per minute to about 330 gallons per minute.

Because of the increase, the water plant has dropped its running time from 22 hours a day

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Introducing the candidates for city posts

Voters face choices for east alderman, mayor next Tuesday.

Bob Snidow

Robert (Red) Snidow, 73, has been a resident of Daviess County for 65 years. His wife is Janet, and he has one son, Rick Snidow. He graduated from high school and took extension courses from the University of Missouri.

Mr. Snidow was in the army for two years and a member of the Reserves for six years.

He worked

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