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Counterfeit Bills Are in the Area

A Breckenridge man recently passed a counterfeit $100 bill at the Jamesport Grocery Store, according to the Daviess County Sheriff’s Office.

Tyler Shane Parker, 23, was charged Aug. 31 in Caldwell County with misdemeanor counterfeiting and drug paraphernalia. He is being held on $7,500 bond and will be arraigned Sept. 3 before Judge Jason Kanoy in Caldwell County. Charges are also pending in Daviess County.

Area businesses are warned to

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GHS Homecoming 2015 is September 18

This year’s Homecoming theme is Video Games. Spirit Days (grades 7-12): Monday: Get up and Go Day; Tuesday: Video Game Day; Wednesday: Twin Day; Thursday (also school picture day): Color War Day — Seniors: Black; Juniors: Red; Sophomores: White; Freshman: Blue; 8th Grade: Pink; 7th Grade: Green; Friday: Spirit Day.

The parade is at 2 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 18. Please send entries to Amy McNeely or Pam Critten at

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Subway Insulating Walls, Stucco to Follow

Kathy Kagay, owner of Gallatin’s Subway, said Sam White from Maysville has been doing the work of weather proofing the foundation between Subway and where the flower shop used to be. She added that the walls will be done soon with stucco dryvit. This is the same process Elbert’s recently did to the front of their building. Foam board is installed first and then stucco is applied to seal it.

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Jo’s Bows Goes to Pirates, Gets New Name

Ron and Kathy Gatton, owners of Jo’s Bows at 200 Park Street in Gallatin, will be moving into the former Pirates Fish and Chips building, located on the west edge of Gallatin (902 West Grand), sometime in October.

The name of the business will be changed to Flowers & More.

“I would like to thank all of our customers for their past and future support,” said Kathy. “I would especially

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County Road Work

The following is a listing of general highway maintenance and construction work in Daviess County for the week of Aug. 31 – Sept. 6, from the Missouri Department of Transportation. Many projects will include lane closures, and delays can be expected. MoDOT reminds the public to buckle up, slow down, and drive with extreme caution through work zones. Routes UU, C, T, E, Y and V – Pothole patching, Aug.

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Pattonsburg Hires Ordinance Officer, Sets Tax Rate

Christy Eden Browder was invited to discuss contracting to be the city’s ordinance enforcement officer during the June meeting of the Pattonsburg Board of Aldermen. The board agreed to contract her at a maximum of 20 hours per month, $20 for the first hour and $10 for every hour after that. The city’s “dogs and cats” ordinance received corrections, updates and clarifications and the pound license was approved during the

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NCMC Call for Artists

A collection of works by area artists will begin the 2015-2016 exhibition schedule in the Dorris Rider Art Gallery at North Central Missouri College in Trenton. Local Artists Showcase 8 will open on Sept. 21 and run through Oct. 16.

Artists can submit up to two pieces of original art that have not previously been shown in the Rider Gallery. Any media is acceptable, but some pieces may not be

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Library Receives Memorials

Memorial donations have been placed in the Daviess County Library.

“Peace Is an Offering” was donated in memory of Chris Evans by Steve and Sandy Evans.

Rachel and Kendra McMahon donated “A Full Life: Reflections at Ninety” by Jimmy Carter, in memory of grandfather Edward McMahon.

Mandi Hemry, Brandy Vandiver, and Sara Maurer donated “Bill Nye the Science Guy” and “Amazing Science” DVDs, in memory of Dennis Steigerwalt.

The following

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UPDATE 8/31/15: The advisory is still in effect, and PWSD #1 expects that it won’t be lifted until, at the earliest, Wednesday afternoon.

A boil advisory has been issued by Public Water Supply District #1 for all of its customers south of the Grand River, which includes the towns of Winston and reaches to Weatherby in DeKalb County. Pressure was lost from the City of Pattonsburg*. The water loss affects

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