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Construction of the Gallatin Fire Protection District’s new fire station on Market Street continues as overhead doors have been installed. The new 80 feet wide by 140 feet long building will house fire apparatus and allow the district’s 24 volunteer firefighters to train and prepare for responses. The building is planned as a metal seven-bay fire station with the estimated completion date in late spring 2015.
After returning from a closed session of their meeting Jan. 26, the Gallatin Board of Aldermen accepted Zac Johnson’s resignation as city administrator with his last day being Feb. 20.
“I have accepted an offer to serve as the assistant city manager for the City of Cameron,” said Mr. Johnson. “After much debate and consideration, I realized this opportunity was too attractive for me and my family to decline. Gallatin
Lake Viking Polar Plunge is set for Feb. 21. This “unbearable” event is a unique opportunity to show your bravery as you support local Special Olympics athletes by walking, running or crawling into the frigid winter waters.
Participants must be at least 10 years old and raise a minimum of $75 by event day. The Polar Plunge is a project of the Law Enforcement Torch Run(R) for Special Olympics Missouri.
Your Right to Know: The following is information released from the Daviess County Courthouse on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015.
Road and Bridge Supervisor Jason Lewis and crew are cutting brush around bridges in the county.
A semi-final inspection of bridge #33000091 over Sampson Creek is scheduled for Jan. 28 at 10 a.m.
Charles Winger discussed road closure at Ridge Avenue and 240th Street in Sheridan Township.
9 am – Associate Court in session, as well as jury trial scheduled for two days.
1:36 pm – Deputies and fire department assisting with emergency call at courthouse. Three people stuck in the elevator.
1:50 pm – Report of trespassing on property on Highway AA between Pattonsburg and McFall.
3:06 pm – People are out of the elevator.
9 am – Day two of jury trial.
The North 65 Center is looking for volunteers to deliver for Meals on Wheels, serving seniors in the Grundy County area. For more information, call 660-359-3058.
Patrick McBroom, 17, of Gallatin, passed away Jan. 26, following an 11-year battle with cancer, triumphantly won through courage, joy, an undying enthusiasm for life, and the occasional dose of mischief.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28, at the Gallatin R-5 High School gymnasium. Burial will be at the Hillcrest Cemetery near Gallatin. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials be made to the Patrick
Green Hills Community Action Agency is currently seeking home owners and renters/landlords interested in participating in the Weatherization Program. The main purpose of this program comes down to improving a home by using certain saving energy measures, and in turn, cutting utility bills down to size for many low income families in northern Missouri.
All households interested in applying to receive weatherization services for their home are invited to fill
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