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Post Scripts: Reminiscing

by Joe Snyder

We know it’s time to start getting rid of more of our keepsakes, so the kids won’t have such a big bonfire when they need to clean out our apartment. But it’s hard.

One morning recently we looked over one album but couldn’t part with much. This album contained photos from three Green Hills Tours we took with June and Bill Lamme from Laclede, Mo. June was

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Back-to-school county sales tax holiday

Aug. 3 marks the beginning of the ninth annual “Back-to-School” Sales Tax Holiday – a time for shoppers in Missouri to save money on computers, clothes and school supplies.

By state law, the sales tax holiday begins on the first Friday in August and continues through the following Sunday. This year, the three-day holiday begins at midnight on Friday, Aug. 3, and runs through Sunday, Aug. 5.

During this time

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Letter to the Editor: Village of Jameson

Dear Editor:

With the 121st Jameson Picnic just around the corner, Aug. 9-10-11, it was wonderful to see Our Jameson Neighbors in the paper this week. Jameson has a rich history. We hope everyone will plan on attending the picnic and stop by the museum on Saturday to learn more about us.

I would like to clarify a couple of things for your readers. The members of Jameson Community

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Back-to-school immunizations at health dept

The Daviess County Health Department would like to remind parents that school will be starting soon — and children’s immunization records need to be up-to-date. The health department offers a walk-in immunization clinic every Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. You may call for an appointment if another day is needed.

Children entering kindergarten need a Dtap/Polio, MMR and Varicella; adolescents entering eighth grade need a booster dose of

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Gallatin band to hold camp

The Gallatin Band will be holding a band camp for all members in the band room of the Gallatin High School from 6-8 p.m. on Aug. 6-10 and 13-17. The Gallatin Flag Corp will have practice in the high school gym during the first week of band camp from 4-6 p.m. The Gallatin Drumline will have practice in the gym on the second week of band camp from 4-6 p.m.

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Church packed by Blackwood Brothers

Friday night July 27, the world-famous Blackwood Brothers Gospel Quartet appeared in concert at the Pattonsburg United Methodist Church. The building was completely filled and many were standing outside the main auditorium. Folks were commenting as they left. It’s been a long time since they heard the Blackwood Brothers from Shenandoah, Iowa. The evening of music and entertainment was sponsored by the Ministerial Alliance of Pattonsburg.

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MoDOT approves way to feed livestock

With no end in sight to this year’s record-setting drought and concern that hay shortages might spread, the Missouri Department of Agriculture requested assistance for farmers from the Missouri Department of Transportation.

MoDOT announced it will allow heavier than normal loads of corn and other crop silage and baleage to be hauled on selected Missouri highways. Private and for-hire motor carriers may carry up to 10% more than their licensed

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Capitol Report: Common sense fix for agriculture

by Congressman Sam Graves

Missouri farmers are working tirelessly through this hot drought just hoping to have a harvest this fall. But no matter the weather each year, the job of planting and of harvesting always takes a lot of time and effort. That’s why we need to keep Washington from passing rules that make it more difficult.

A fellow farmer, Blaine Luetkemeyer, and I have been working to bring

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Buy tickets now, Chillicothe Arts Council

Season tickets for the Chillicothe Area Arts Council’s 2012-13 season are on sale now and can be purchased by contacting the arts office at 660-646-1173 or by stopping by the Chillicothe Area Chamber of Commerce office, 514 Washington Street.

“For as little as $63 (a student season ticket is $30 and a senior ticket is $58), a season ticket holder can attend nine award-winning shows between September and May at

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