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Keep it cool in this heat, Tips from health dept

The Daviess County Health Department wants to remind everyone about ways to take precautions during this extreme heat advisory. Those people at highest risk for heat related illness are the elderly, infants and young children, people who work outdoors, people living with chronic medical conditions, the homeless and the poor, people taking certain medications, and athletes. Animals are also very susceptible to heat so be sure they have shade as

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Adilynne May Reynolds b. July 23, 2012

Abbie Bell of Gallatin and Donoven Reynolds proudly announce the birth of a daughter, Adilynne May Reynolds. She was born at 9:21 a.m. on Monday, July 23, 2012, at Cameron Regional Medical Center. She weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces, and was 19 1/4 inches long.

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Rosemary Roberts 1962-2012

Rosemary Roberts, 49, Pattonsburg, formerly of Mt. Ayr, Iowa, passed away Wednesday, July 25, 2012.

She was born November 7, 1962, in Leavenworth, Kan., the daughter of David Allen and Joyce (Allen) Estes Sr.

On June 5, 1980, she married Johnny Ray Roberts Sr. in Redding, Iowa. He survives at the home.

Rosemary had worked as a seamstress at the Pattonsburg Cap Factory.

She was a member of the Coffey

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Poosey Digest: Just take up French

by Freida Marie Crump

Greetings from Poosey.

My nephew made what he thought was a world-shaking discovery last winter when he traveled to France and found that the entire country had become stupid in just a few years’ time.

“It was amazing, Aunt Freida. I went to Paris four years ago and they were the most intelligent people I’d ever met. Then I went there with my wife last year

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Mary Agnes Murphy 1939-2012

Mary Agnes Murphy, 73, of Jamesport, passed away Tuesday, July 24, 2012, at the Cameron Nursing and Rehab.

Mary Agnes was born on May 17, 1939, in Troy, Kan., to John Marvin Sr. and Rosa (Schneiter) Smith.

She was a homemaker.

Mary Agnes married Donald Murphy on March 14, 1959, in Savannah, Mo. He survives of the home.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Rose Anna Guy

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An arresting project — jail adopts senior center

In cooperation with the Daviess County Sheriff’s Department, the Daviess/DeKalb County Regional Jail adopted the Pattonsburg Multi-Purpose Center for a community project. Pictured are Sheriff Ben Becerra and Mildred Daniels, a cook at the center, with the flower garden and the recently painted flag pole with brand new rope. [Submitted Photos]

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Lucas William Grant b. June 27, 2012

Dylan and McKinzie (Pendleton) Grant, Hamilton, are proud to announce the birth of their first child, Lucas William Grant.  Lucas was born at 11:23 a.m. on Wednesday, June 27, 2012, at North Kansas City Hospital. He weighed 9 pounds, 13 ounces, and was 22 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Roy and Lynda Pendleton, Gallatin.  Maternal great-grandparents are the late Bill and Ruth Dice, Hamilton, and the late Melvin and Edna

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Ruby Hazzard Allen 1924-2012

Ruby Hazzard Allen, 88, of St. Joseph, passed away Tuesday, July 24, 2012, in a St. Charles, Mo. health care center.

She was born March 17, 1924, in Worth, Mo., daughter of Effie and Otis Hazzard.

She graduated high school from Martinsville, Mo.

She was a homemaker and a Baptist.

Ruby was preceded in death by husband, Norris Allen; her parents; a brother, Billy Hazzard and a sister, Reba Kallop.

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Notice of Election & Notice of Special Election

Notice is hereby given that the Primary Election will be held in the County of Daviess on Tuesday, August 7, 2012, as certified to this office by the honorable Robin Carnahan, Secretary of State of Missouri.

The polling places will be open from the hours of 6:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. during which time any person properly registered to vote in the county will be given the opportunity to cast

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