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Faith Assembly to host Spring Craft Show

Faith Assembly of God, Polo, is hosting a Spring Craft Show. The event will be held on Saturday, April 22, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Breakfast and lunch will be served; concessions will be available all day.

The show will contain booths of various crafts, including but not limited to:  homemade soaps, salves, candles, home and yard decor, glass lighted blocks, photography, baby items, wooden items, scarves, crocheted and knitted

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City wide garage sale and cleanup schedule

The Gallatin spring city wide garage sale is scheduled for Saturday, April 22, with the community cleanup on trash days the following week.

Garage sale registration is at 109 East Jackson by April 18. A fee of $10 will help defray the cost of advertising and maps which will list and locate every sale.  Advertising will be placed in over 14 publications and other media.

Out of town sellers may

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NCMC speakers lined up for commencement

Senator Dan Hegeman, representing the 12th Senatorial District, and Dr. Martha Hoffman Goedert, Assistant Professor at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Public Health will be the commencement speakers at North Central Missouri College in Trenton on May 6, 2017. Senator Hegeman will speak at the 9:00 a.m. morning ceremony and Dr. Goedert will be the 1:00 p.m. afternoon speaker. Both ceremonies will take place at the Ketcham

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Comparing school tax levies

Next Tuesday patrons of Gallatin R-5 School District will vote on a proposed 90-cent increase for its educational operations. School officials say this is the first direct tax levy increase request since 1993.

The following table provides a comparison of tax levies from schools located throuthout Northwest Missouri. Gallatin’s school  is shown twice, with the 90-cent tax request included and also where the school presently ranks.

Newtown-Harris R-III $6.5568 $0.0000
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About Gallatin’s street tax proposal

Tax, tax, tax.

Well folks, this is not a new tax. Not an additional tax, and it is not a jump in tax. This is to renew what we already have in place and have been seeing good results from in our street projects.

The citizens of Gallatin will be asked if they wish to reauthorize (key word) the 1/2% sales tax for transportation projects on the April 4th ballot.

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Ballot decisions about Tuesday

Voters will focus on various school, municipal and township decisions on election day next Tuesday, April 4.

Daviess County’s top election official, county clerk Vicki Corwin, speculates that despite school ballots and two significant tax proposals, Tuesday’s vote may attract as few as 25% of those eligible to vote.

School District issues

Gallatin R-5 School District is proposing a 90-cent tax levy increase for its operations. If approved, the levy

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Payment No. 1 made for water plant, city approves numerous bids

The Water Plant Contractor’s Application for Payment No. 1 for $175,803.48 was accepted by the Gallatin Board of Aldermen during their meeting held March 27.

In other business, the city accepted a number of bids and discussed several others.

Cemetery mowing bids were as follows: Graber Outdoors: $450; Legendary Lawn Care: $675 or $700; Michael Walker: $700; Robert Krawl: $350 (Lile Cemetery Only).

The bid from Graber Outdoors for $450

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Elk carcass found in Daviess County

Daviess County Conservation (MDC) Agent Alan Bradford said the carcass of an adult male elk was found Sunday, March 26, about a mile west of the Jamesport Community Lake and reported to him on Monday.

The property where the elk was found belongs to Jason Spillman who lives in Idaho. He said he received a call from a neighbor about the find.

“It’s a pretty surprising thing,” Mr. Spillman said.

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