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Daviess County publishes the 2016 Tax Sale Notice, describing lots and lands for delinquent taxes to be sold Aug. 22 at the county courthouse in Gallatin. Click here to see the 2016 listings: Tax Sale Notice

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Scrap iron essential during war effort

by Wilbur Bush, local historian

In the 1940s, the Great Depression was winding down, but another foe had reared up, namely World War II. This war caused a strong demand for tanks, airplanes, bombs, and other war equipment. To meet this demand, metal and other materials such as waste paper, old rags, and rubber were needed.

Many small steel factories had slowed down or had to shut down because of

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