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Youth Corps Offers State Park Jobs for Young Adults

Thanks to a program funded by the Workforce Investment Act, Missouri youth can gain valuable work experience this summer while “thinking outside.” The State Park Youth Corps (SPYC) program is a jobs program offering temporary employment to youth across Missouri in any one of the state’s 85 parks and historical sites.

This temporary employment program provides our area youth with excellent opportunities to improve their career readiness, gain real-world work

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Earth Touch Opens New Gallatin Location

Natural health products manufacturer Earth Touch Inc will be opening its doors Monday, May 6, for an Open House at its new facility at 205 North Main in Gallatin. The event will begin at 9 a.m. with a ribbon cutting by the Daviess County Commissioners and remarks from Gallatin Mayor Barb Ballew. Tours and a “buy one, get one free” special will be available throughout the day until 7 p.m.

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Local Student to Serve as Campus Ambassador

Breanne Brammer, Gallatin, has been selected as a 2013-14 Agriculture Future of America Campus Ambassador. Brammer is one of 16 students selected through a competitive application process to represent AFA on their respective campuses and to AFA’s corporate partners. The group met with the AFA Student Advisory Team April 11-13 in Kansas City, to kick off their year of service and go through training and goal setting exercises.

Brammer said

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Jean Osborn 1941-2013

Funeral services for Jean Osborn were held Tuesday, April 30, at the First Baptist Church, Trenton. Burial was at Miriam Cemetery, Bethany. Arrangements were by Roberson Funeral Home, Bethany. Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church Trenton and\or Baptist Home Chillicothe and\or Hedrick Medical Center Hospice Chillicothe in care of Roberson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 46, Bethany, Mo., 64424.

Rev. Jean Osborn, 92, Chillicothe, formerly Trenton, died Friday,

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Smoke in the Park, Good Fun for a Great Cause

Grand Champion Ron Ellis of Cameron is pictured with his son-in-law Gary Martin, also of Cameron. “I was very pleased and had a wonderful time,” Mr. Ellis said. “I’m planning on coming back next year because it was so much fun.” An open range adjustable smoker, manufactured at Landmark, was the prize given to the Grand Champion.

Ron Ellis BBQ was grand champion at Smoke in the Park held April

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Spring Cleaning — OATS Board Tackles Hwy. 13

 

OATS Board members once again gathered to pick up trash along their adopted stretch of Hwy. 13 south of Gallatin. The group met April 30, on a sunny but blustery day. Pictured working are Irene Frost, Velma Maddox, Marge Hennen, Joyce Becerra, Marie Toney and Carolyn Toney, driver. In the background is the OATS Adopt-A-Highway dedication sign. [Staff Photo]

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Loyd Hartpence 1920-2013

Loyd Miller Hartpence, 92, of Gallatin, passed away Monday, April 29, 2013, at his home. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, May 3, 2013, at McWilliams Funeral Home, Gallatin. Friends may call after 11 a.m. Thursday. Memorials may be made to the First Christian Church of Gallatin, Mo., in care of the funeral home.

Loyd was born Nov. 1, 1920, and was the fourth child of Levi and

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About 87 Pounds of Drugs “Taken Back”

The Pharmaceutical Drug Take-Back Event held April 27 in Gallatin garnered about 87 total pounds. The Daviess County Sheriff’s Office and PWSD #3 collected about 80 pounds of drugs in the courthouse parking lot. Roger Barker of the PWSD #3 said it was probably the best public response to the event so far.

The Gallatin Police Department collected inside Shopko and received about seven pounds. Chief Richards said the police

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Courthouse News

Your Right to Know: The following is information released from the Daviess County Courthouse on Tuesday, April 30th, 2013.

The courthouse will be closed on Wednesday, May 8, in observance of Truman’s birthday.

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James Lewis, bridge supervisor, reported that they installed a three-foot tube in Jamesport Special Road District last week, as well as other repairs around the county.

David Allen, road & bridge department, met with the

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