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Streets Around Courthouse Square Resealed

Vance Brothers, a paving and asphalt service out of Kansas City, was awarded the contract by the City of Gallatin during their June 9 meeting to re-seal the streets around the Gallatin square, including Grand, Market, and Jackson, and also West Richardson street. The thin overlay project is for approximately 18,500 square yards. The total cost of the slurry seal project is $48,597.14. The streets had been previously paved with

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Daviess County Sheriff Activity Report


9:45 am – Walk-in to Sheriff’s Office (SO) regarding threatening text messages and harassment.

1:15 pm – Walk-in to SO regarding theft of cash and firearm from residence near Weatherby. Suspect is known to victim.


7:53 am – MSHP bringing subject in for Harrison County warrant. Ragan Toombs, 38, Gilman City, posted $250 cash bond for FTA on misdemeanor passing bad checks and was released.

3:56 pm –

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Waters Cemetery Needs a Revival

The Daviess County Genealogical Society has been notified that the Waters Cemetery, sometimes known as the Haver Cemetery, is in poor, overgrown condition and is in need of rescue. The cemetery was last seen in good condition back in the late 1980s and early 1990s, but now the cemetery is no longer accessible. Overgrown with brush, this cemetery is out in the middle of nowhere, not a house within a

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Hospice Advantage Announces Winners

Hospice Advantage in Gallatin recently announced the winners from contests held at their Chautauqua booth.

Winners of the coloring contest were: Ages 0-6, first to Serenity Jones, 6, second to Courtney Cecil, 5; Ages 7-10, first to Matthew Manning, 9, second to Kiera Huskey, 10. The judges were Norma McCaulla and Markay August.

The winner of the wine and cheese basket was Jamie Bunker. The winner of the basket from

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Fireworks Planned for Homecoming

The Make It Happen Committee received permission from the Pattonsburg Board of Aldermen to have a company do a fireworks display during the half time show of the Homecoming football game on Oct. 3.

In other business at the Sept. 22 meeting, two bids were received for an old fire truck. Danny Talbert’s bid of $700 was accepted. The other bid was from Robby Watson at $650.

Stephen Loxterman was

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Jail Staff, Inmates Will Help with Car Show, Anniversary

Discussion was held on inmates at the Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail assisting with the set up of chairs and clean up during the Pattonsburg 20-year anniversary celebrating the move out of the flood plain, to be held on Oct. 11. The jail will check with the judge to first receive his permission and then get a list of the prisoners who will be allowed to participate.

The jail staff will pop

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Town with Ties to the Past, Celebrates the Future

by Lanita Sconce Smith, DCGS President

This old town, originally situated on the bottom lands of Sampson Creek, was first named “Elm Flats” because of the number of elms found there. When the first water mill was built by Matthew Patton, on Big Creek, a few miles from Elm Flats, this area was called “Pattons Mill.” The railroad completed rails to Big Creek where a depot was established. This led

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Annual Fall Driving Tour at Poosey

The Missouri Department of Conservation will hold the annual fall driving tour through the Poosey Conservation Area on Sunday, Oct. 19. This will be the 28th year that the Poosey Conservation Area has opened its roads and trails to the public to view examples of the department’s habitat management and to see vibrant fall colors.

The gates will open at 12 p.m. and the last cars will be allowed through

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