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A recap of 2010


City discusses needs of water distribution system;

Carport roof of Dames home collapsed under snow; FEC issues ‘peak alert’ forecast; Mary Olsen retires after 25 years with MoDOT; Judge McElwain announces retirement; Adventist Service Center awarded four-stars by charity evaluator; Chapman announces intent to run for judge; Police chief gives annual report; MU Extension offers service to low-income taxpayers; Outdoor Classic features first turkey calling championship; Gallatin school missed

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Mary Immaculate receives gift that is ever green

Mary Immaculate Church, located on South Main in Gallatin, received a gift of trees from the Cole Osborn family of Bethany on Dec. 27.

There were 38 white pine; 12 clump birch; two flowering crab apple; and three miniature lace leaf maples. Most of the trees were planted in the lot behind the church, a few were planted between the buildings. Ten members of Mary Immaculate helped plant the trees,

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Love Story: He was the buzz of her life

by Jim Lullie
"I guess we came in too low, ‘cause the next thing I know the landing gear hit the corn stalks, the plane flipped over and we’re hanging upside down by our seat belts." Margery Irwin is chuckling as she relates this story of one of her and Bob’s earliest flights in their Tri-Pacer airplane. And it wouldn’t be the last of Margery’s harrowing life experiences.

Margery was

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Suit by Parker against 9-1-1 dismissed, details at tomorrow’s meeting

A petition for damages filed Feb. 19 in the Circuit Court of Daviess County by Jacklyn L. Parker against the 9-1-1 supervisor and board has been dismissed with prejudice, according to the court docket from the 43rd Judicial Circuit Court of Daviess County.

Dana Carder is the 9-1-1 supervisor. Board members are Larry Belshe, John Sullenger, Gene Walker, Mark Richards, Daniel Skinner, Alan Bradford and Jerry Urton.

Larry Belshe,

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Sue Bird retires after 32 years in courthouse

Sue Bird has served as Daviess County Circuit Clerk for the last four years and has worked in the court system since 1979. She will retire at the end of this year after 32 years working in the courthouse. The retirement celebration will be held from 12 noon to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 29, on the third floor of the Daviess County Courthouse. The public is invited to attend

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Missouri State announces Fall 2010 graduation candidates

Missouri State University at Springfield conferred 1,460 degrees during the fall commencement ceremonies Dec. 17 at JQH Arena. Fall 2010 graduation candidates from the university include Kinsey L. Batson, BSED, Gallatin.

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Active Aging Resource Center

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Dec. 24 — Closed for Christmas Eve; Dec. 29 — 3 B Day with the Toney family; Dec. 29 — Blood Pressures 11 a.m.-12 noon; Dec. 31 — Closed – New Year’s Eve party starting at 6 p.m.

Product of the month for December is small boxes of raisins.

Medicare Prescription Drug worksheets are available to complete for 2011. Please pick up a form and get

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New names added to “soldiers wall of honor”

Several new names have been added to the Daviess County Recorder’s Office display recognizing servicemen and servicewomen from Daviess County or relatives of local families.

The names are: Marcus Lacy, Shadow Phillips, Ryan Hicks, Nicholas Rogers, Ricky Baldwin and Matt Wallace.

Names of soldiers who joined any branch of the service since Sept. 11, 2001 (9/11) or who are in active service may be listed. The display is on the

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Pattonsburg Multi-Purpose Center

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Cards and dominoes are every Friday evening. Bingo is at 12:30 on Wednesday. Pie raffle is at noon on Friday. Betty Daniel was the winner this week.

Menus Dec. 27-31

Monday: closed for holiday; Tuesday: hamburger steak, onion gravy, corn casserole, spinach, apple muffin; Wednesday: fried chicken, potatoes and gravy, green beans, peaches, pumpkin bars: Thursday: ham and beans, coleslaw, cornbread, juice, peach cobbler; Friday: closed for

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