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Graves continues mobile office tours

A member of U.S. Congressman Sam Graves’ staff is holding Mobile Office stops. Graves’ Mobile Office will tour the district giving constituents the opportunity to speak with a member of his staff.

"I have always believed you learn more by listening than talking. My priority in Congress is constituent service and the Mobile Office is an additional opportunity for me to stay in contact with the people of the Sixth

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Corn kernel development moves ahead

by Wayne Flanary, regional agronomist

Knowing the stage of corn development is extremely important in deciding the impact of pests and stress. The corn crop is developing with a wide variety of planting dates causing corn fields to vary in growth stages. Fields east of the 102 River in general have been impacted greater by wet spring conditions compared to west.

If you had your corn planted early, then your

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Farm Bureau meeting July 31

The Daviess County Farm Bureau will hold its annual meeting at 6 p.m. on Friday, July 31, at the Gallatin Lions Club Building, 801 West Grand Street.

There will be a short business meeting beginning at 6 p.m. Afterward, hamburgers, hot dogs and all the fixings will be served.

The program will be Garrett Hawkins with legislative programs at Missouri Farm Bureau.

Please RSVP by Wednesday, July 29. Call 663-2700.

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Eichlers Tax Service moves to new location

Roger and Nedra of Eichlers Tax Service announce the relocation of their tax office, effective Aug. 1, 2009.

"We are not moving very far," Nedra reports. "Our new office is across the street and just a few doors south. Our new address is 119 South Main Street, right on the corner of South Main and Van Buren, in the former McFaden Law Office building.

Roger noted that the new facility

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Missouri Breastfeeding Month observed at Daviess County Health Department

The benefits of breastfeeding are emphasized by the Daviess County Health Department during Missouri Breastfeeding Month, observed annually in August. In addition, Worldwide Breastfeeding Week is observed Aug. 1-7

Breastfeeding is important for a baby’s good health, but it can be especially vital during an emergency situation such as a flood, tornado or snow storm. When the power goes out, roads are closed, stores are shut down, and there is

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Altamont-Winston sewer board tracks finances

Lucille Lusk presented a checking account income and expenditure tracking report to the Altamont-Winston Sewer board during their regular meeting held on July 6.

During the lagoon report, Melvin McFee reported that everything is working well. A sample was taken and sent for testing.

The board discussed the budget for postage.

The board directed the clerk to prepare proposed rules and procedures for the board to consider, including financial reports;

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Bachman graduates from nursing program

Alysa Bachman graduated July 24 from the Practical Nursing Program of the Kirksville Area Technical Center.

She was a member of the National Technical Honor Society. She is the daughter of Rick and Teresa Bachman, Kirksville. Grandparents attending the graduation from Gallatin were Jerry and Kathy Frost and Judy Dobbins. Great-grandparents are Irene Frost and Dale and Margaret Stith.

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Hamilton woman, kidder teen injured in separate accidents

Alicia Gardner, 37, Hamilton, received moderate injuries in an accident that happened at about 3:05 a.m. on July 25 in Daviess County, according to a report by the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The report stated that Ms. Gardner was eastbound on Hwy. 6 when she ran off the south side of the road. She overcorrected the 2003 Hummer H2 and struck a parked vehicle in Bridgeman’s parking lot, then struck

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9-1-1 board discusses medical release for dispatcher

Dispatcher Jackie Parker presented a $1,388.70 medical bill for the Daviess County Central 9-1-1 Board to pay her $1,000 medical deductible during the board’s regular meeting held June 25. The board will issue a check in the amount of $1,000.

Dispatcher Parker, Justin O’Brien and Kira O’Brien discussed multiple issues concerning Parker’s attorney, medical releases and her return to full time status. The board stressed their concern for her health

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