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2016 Tax Sale Notice

Daviess County publishes the 2016 Tax Sale Notice, describing lots and lands for delinquent taxes to be sold Aug. 22 at the county courthouse in Gallatin. Click here to see the 2016 listings: Tax Sale Notice

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Falling Leaves

The leaves have begun to fall. Relaxing in our outdoor swing, I observed the ground is covered with brown, brittle brush. Actually, I’ve seen only a few drifting down; but the covered ground tells me the air is raining leaves. The first falling leaves are sneaky. They don’t let you see them. Soon, however, they will fall in large quantities, a deluge of tree dandruff.

ShepherdCalls_WPYou may wonder why I

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Letter to the Editor: Pastor Russ of Gallatin

Dear Editor:

Three years ago on Aug. 22, 2012, it was the worst day of my life. My father, Lee Robertson, passed away. I was hurt beyond belief. I had lost the man I loved and admired. I had no idea what I was going to do without a dad. I lived out of state. When I finally got to my dad it was the day before the funeral at

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Bandits hit the Altamont church

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This is part of the damage found Sunday morning at the Altamont United Methodist Church. Part of the ceiling had come down and there was debris on the pews, along with a damaged hymnal holder.

Tablecloths were pulled from tables and a candelabra was tipped over. Tracks were found in the kitchen and bathroom area leading church members to

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Free Family History Workshop

The Family History Center at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 2930 Oklahoma Trenton, will be hosting a free-to-the-public seminar in writing family histories from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Sept.19.

Local author and family historian Barbara Nicholson will be conducting. If any questions please phone Jim Meals at 660-663-2782 for more information.

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Labor for the Master

A pastor invited me to fill a church pulpit. It was Father’s Day. I mentioned I might bring a Father’s Day message. “Oh, that’s a secular holiday. We don’t pay any attention to those,” my colleague replied.

There are several secular celebrations absent from our Christian calendar. A wise pastor/church will take note of them. For example, soon we will celebrate Labor Day. Few things touch us more than our

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Church News

Submitted news from area church services conducted Sunday, August 23, 2015.

Fairview Community

Sunday School opened with the Lord’s Prayer led by Shelly Mason. Call to worship and prayer was by Vanda Davis. Music was by Marsha Vanisko and Marilyn Searcy. Special prayers are for the Peanut Ross family, Ray Smith, Jim Stith, Melva Clemens, Bill Haggard, and Joyce Ann Perkins. Praise and prayer is for Raymond Searcy.

Pastor Bob

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Two Kinds of People

by Pastor Steve Ellison

Someone has rightly said, “There are only two kinds of people in churches: those who talk about the lost and those who talk to the lost.”

In John 4 an uncommon man stopped at a well for a conversation with a common and less than respectable woman. As the rest of the busy world went about its business, Jesus spoke truth to this woman. When she

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Small is Not a Four Letter Word

In today’s news there was an article about small colleges and their struggles. It is common to think bigger is better, and students often choose a college by its size assuming they will get a bigger/better education at the big school.

ShepherdCalls_WPThe article caught my attention because I am the product of a small school. In 1957 I graduated from Union University in Jackson, TN. At that time, the school

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‘Small-Town America at its Best’ – Over $7,000 Raised

Over $7,000 was collected during a benefit for a young Gallatin man, Chris Cameron, who was injured in a motorcycle accident in June.

The benefit was held Aug. 15 on the courthouse square, organized by Jim and Jill Hiatt Kinder, and sponsored by the Lake Viking Church.

During the afternoon of the benefit, as things were being set up, a man from Oregon was passing by, and he stopped to

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