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Croy Family to be Honored at the Missouri State Fair

On Monday, Aug. 12, during the Poland China Show in the Swine Pavilion at the Missouri State Fair, the Dennis Croy family will be honored by having the 2013 swine shows dedicated to them. This is a tremendous honor for a family that has devoted countless hours to the fair over the past 45 years.

Dennis began showing hogs at the Fair in 1973. From that one gilt, he and

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GTL Back on Stage for Chautauqua 2013

Do you remember past Chautauqua weekends when the Gallatin Theatre League performed live shows on Saturday and Sunday, which were always scheduled on the third Sunday weekend of September?

Somebody would come up with an idea or theme and the theater members would put together a 30-40 minute show which consisted of singing, dancing and hopefully a little comedy. The theater league is doing it again.

The Gallatin Theatre League

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Gallatin R-5 Announces Registration Dates

Registration and orientation dates for grades 7-12 have been announced for next week at Gallatin R-5 School.

Monday, Aug. 5 — 7th grade orientation & registration (parents, HS library) 6 p.m.; 12th grade orientation, 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 6 — 12th grade registration, 9-11 a.m.; 11th grade registration 1-3 p.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 7 — 10th grade registration, 9-11 a.m.; 8th grade registration, 1-3 p.m.

Thursday, Aug. 8 — New student

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Filley Chosen for Rotary’s 2013 Award

During the regular meeting on Tuesday, July 30, at Cycles restaurant, the Gallatin Rotary Club recognized Julia Filley as the club’s 2013 Paul Harris Fellow. The ceremony presented a Rotary certificate, medallion and special rotary pin to Mrs. Filley. This is the second year she was honored with the award; she also was its recipient in 2003.

The Paul Harris Fellow Award, named after the founder of Rotary, has always

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Carter Retires from Regional Jail

Leland “Wayne” Carter, a long time employee of the regional jail, retired effective July 30, 2013. Mr. Carter began his career with the jail in July of 2003 working for Ron and Pam Huston, then known as Midwest Security Housing. Mr. Carter continued employment upon the purchase of the jail by Daviess/DeKalb. Mr. Carter was well liked and respected by his fellow employees and supervisors and will be missed by

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Camerons Celebrate 65th Wedding Anniversary

 

 

Harold and Imogene Cameron, former Pattonsburg residents, will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on Aug. 10. They were married on that date in 1948 at Trenton. Harold is retired from the US Postal Services and Imogene retired from The Deli in St. Joseph. The couple have two daughters, Bonnie and Allen McFall of Dearborn, and Margie and Gary Jarrett of Kansas City. They also have five grandchildren and

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Daviess County Courthouse News

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

County Commission

James Lewis reported that the bridge deck has been poured for the new bridge on Cedar Avenue. He also reported that they will be working on Reel Avenue this week and replacing the tube on 337th Street in Jamesport Township.

Alan Tairent met with the commission to discuss a

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Garnett Stays in Top 25 on Money List

Brice Garnett moved up a pair of spots on the Web.com Tour money list with a 17th place tie in the Albertsons Open Presented by Kraft, held at Hillcrest Country Club in Boise, ID.

Garnett’s share, $10,488.33, kept him in the top 25 money winners on the tour in the 17th spot. It was his second straight tournament finish in the money.

Next up for the Gallatin native

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Jail Seeks to Continue Half-Cent Sales Tax

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State Auditor Thomas Schweich warned in an audit in 2012 that included the Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail, that the financial condition of the jail was declining. Based on financial data and trends from 2008 to 2011, Mr. Schweich stated the jail should be able to maintain operations at current operating levels for roughly two years before becoming insolvent.

The auditor’s dire predictions are quickly coming true and in a

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