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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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Stained glass shattered by high wind

High winds early Thursday morning (July 7) knocked down trees around Gallatin and blew the stained glass window out of the Presbyterian Church located on Main Street south. The glass fell inside and shattered. Only a couple of larger pieces were able to be saved, the rest was in shards. The falling glass scuffed the backmost pews. Church is not held in this area of the building; it is held

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City will draw more from the well for water…beer, anybody?

The City of Gallatin will need to pitch in $650,000 to build its new water tower.

City Administrator Tony Stonecyper announced that after further review with the United States Department of Agriculture the city will need $650,000 from reserves or a lease purchase to fund the remaining amount of the lowest bid for the water plant. Earlier figures estimated the city would need $400,000. The increase includes a 5% contingency

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Winston looks at land for dog facility

The Winston Village Board of Trustees spoke more in detail about building a holding facility for dogs during their meeting July 5. The board decided to look into the price of running water to the land where they could possibly build it, and the price of purchasing other land within the village.

Brandi Goll informed the board that Safe Haven Animal Shelter is going to assist the Village by trapping

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Access II holds Back to School bash    

Access II Independent Living Center will be holding their annual Back to School Bash from 4-6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 27. The event will be held at the office at 101 Industrial Parkway in Gallatin. This event will be open to Daviess County families with elementary students (preschool to sixth grade.) There will be information, resources, school supplies, free food, free eye screenings, drawings for both a boy and a

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Sandman fire controlled…firefighters stop catastrophe

fire at sandman for paperAndrean Warner said she feels very blessed today after a fire at her business, the Sandman Hotel in Gallatin, was quickly contained from spreading by volunteer fire fighters with the Gallatin Fire Protection District.

Ms. Warner said the fire just before noon on July 6, was localized to an area around a furnace outlet in Room 6. Firefighters kept the fire from spreading upward into the attic or downward into

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PSC Sets Intervention Deadline In KCP&L-GMO Fuel Adjustment Charge Case

KCP&L-Greater Missouri Operations Company (GMO) has filed a request with the Missouri Public Service Commission to adjust the fuel and purchased power adjustment charge (FAC) on the monthly bills of its electric customers. KCP&L-GMO has made two filings. In its first filing (Case No. ER-2017-0001) KCP&L-GMO proposed to adjust the FAC to reflect changes in its fuel and purchased power adjustment costs, during the six month period ending May 31,

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MSHP Reports Four Traffic Fatalities, Zero Boating Fatalities, & No Drownings Over July Fourth Holiday Counting Period

Four people died in traffic crashes, no one died in boating crashes, and no one drowned during the 2016 July Fourth holiday counting period. The counting period began at 6 p.m., Friday, July 1, 2016, and ended at 11:59 p.m., Monday, July 4, 2016. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the following:

2016 July Fourth Holiday Traffic Statistics

Crashes ─ 397
Injuries ─ 149
Fatalities ─ 4
DWI ─ 121

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Picture Perfect!

gazeboWhen Gallatin’s Dockery Park was added to the city’s amenities, it included a beautiful white bandstand where crowds were entertained during the summer months.

No one seems to know what happened to the structure or exactly where in the park it was located. When a postcard of it from 1909 surfaced, the park board was determined to rebuild it. An Amish carpenter, John Graber of J.A.M. Wood Products, was hired

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Daviess County Junior Livestock Show opens tomorrow

The annual Daviess County Junior Livestock Show will be held on July 7, 8 and 9 at the fairgrounds located inside Dockery Park in Gallatin.

The show will open Thursday, July 7 with the Swine Show at 5 p.m.  There will be a PeeWee Show immediately following the champion boar drive at approximately 5:30 p.m.

Katie Martin is this year’s livestock superintendent along with the daily emcee.  Marcia Bird is

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