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Elks dental unit to visit in area, free dental care for county residents who are eligible

The Elks Mobile Dental Unit is now in its 48th year of providing dental services to deserving residents of Missouri.

The unit is scheduled to visit Chillicothe from Monday, Feb. 1, to Thursday, Feb. 18, and will be located at Hope Haven Industries, 304 Clay St., Chillicothe, Mo. 64801.

Individuals who may be eligible for free dental care while the unit is in Chillicothe and live in the counties

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Dell Loughead 1927-2010

Funeral services for Dell Loughead were held Jan. 22, 2010, at Playle & Jones Family Funeral Home in Unionville. Memorials are suggested to the Macular Degeneration Foundation and entrusted with Playle and Jones Family Funeral Home, 709 S. 27th, Unionville, Mo., 63565.

Dell Loughead, 82, Unionville, died at the Boone Hospital Center in Columbia, on Jan. 19. She had been a patient there for a brief time.

Idella Francis (Connell)

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Go red for women

National Wear Red Day is Feb. 5. Go Red for women is the American Heart Association’s nationwide movement that celebrates the energy, passion and power women have as they band together and wipe out heart disease.

Heart Disease is the No.1 killer of Women

Please stop by the Daviess County Health Department to pick up your red dress pin and information on women’s health. So please be sure and wear

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2009-2010 deer harvest tops previous year’s figure

Strong youth, muzzleloader and archery harvests pushed the total to nearly 300,000

Torrential rains, snow and sub-zero temperatures failed to deter Missouri hunters from posting the fourth-largest deer harvest ever, according to the Missouri Department of Conservation.

The 2009-2010 deer season closed Jan. 15 with the end of archery hunting. Altogether, hunters checked 299,461 deer.

The firearms deer season got off to a good start as hunters bagged nearly twice

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Genealogical society meets Jan. 30

The January Daviess County Genealogical Society (DCGS) meeting will be at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 30, at the Sheriff’s Home of the Squirrel Cage Jail.

Dave Stark, Daviess County historian, will be speaking about the tragedy and murder linked to a Civil War revolver which is on display at the Squirrel Cage Jail.

The DCGS Resource Center continues to expand and congratulations are extended to the Tree Climbers at

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World War II scrap metal drives

by Wilbur Bush, local historian

In 1942, there was a big demand for scrap metal materials for the fighting of World War II. On Oct. 9, 1942, there was big scrap metal drive in Daviess County.

It was estimated that 1.5 million tons of scrap lay useless on U.S. farms. Enough to build 139 modern battleships for the navy! If the average farm generated 125 pounds to be mixed with

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Quin Taylor Weldon Jan. 7, 2010

Scott and Kristi Weldon are the parents of an eight pound girl born at 2:12 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2010, at St. Lukes Northland in Kansas City. The baby was 20 1/2 inches long. She has been named Quin Taylor Weldon.

She is welcomed by a brother Klark and a sister Reece.
Maternal grandparents are Danny and Cheryl Moore of Trenton. Maternal great-grandparents are the
late Jim and Helen

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Ellison Fey Grace Holt Jan. 22, 2010

Rachel Peery and Aaron Holt are proud to announce the birth of a daughter, Ellison Fey Grace Holt, at 1:36 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 22, 2010, at Cameron Regional Medical Center.

Ellison weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces, and was 20 1/4 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Glennie Peery of Breckenridge, and Tim Peery and Irene Munday of Kansas City. Maternal great-grandparents are Bonnie Thompson of Trenton, and Stan and Joyce

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Peyton J. Rouner Jan. 19, 2010

Randy and Brandi Rouner, Cameron, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Peyton J. Rouner.

Peyton was born at 4:08 p.m. on Jan. 19, 2010, at Heartland Regional Medical Center in St. Joseph He weighed 8 pounds and was 21 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Jerry and Diane Rouner of Jameson. Maternal great-grandparents are Kenney and Donna Huff of Winston, and John and Wanda Brown of Coffey. Maternal

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