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Water Rates Increase Dramatically

An ordinance adjusting the water rates for the City of Gallatin, which will raise the average water bill for 5,000 gallons use by $12.60, received a first reading during the meeting of the Gallatin Board of Aldermen held Nov. 10.

One of the final requirements from the United States Department of Agriculture before the city can put its water treatment plant project out to bids is to have an adequate

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Pattonsburg Baptist Relay Center for Shoe Boxes

First Baptist Church Pattonsburg will be collecting shoe box gifts for disadvantaged boys and girls from around the world.

“Every shoe box offers an opportunity to share the Good News of Jesus Christ with a hurting child,” said Franklin Graham, President of Samaritan’s Purse.

Once again Pattonsburg First Baptist will act as a relay center in a 45-minute radius of Pattonsburg, collecting the boxes, packing them in large cartons and

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Croy Retires; Building Bids Higher Than Expected

The Gallatin R-5 School Board accepted the resignation for the purpose of retirement from Superintendent Dennis Croy during their meeting held Nov. 17. Mr. Croy is completing his thirtieth year in education at the end of the current term. He was approved for the early notification of retirement incentive.

The board authorized MARE, the Missouri Association of Rural Educators, to conduct a superintendent search for the district. They then set

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All in the Family

You are invited to celebrate 50 years of American Family Insurance in the Ward family at an anniversary gathering from 10 a.m. to 12 noon on Nov. 22. Sandy Ward and family will serve rolls, muffins, coffee, and juice. There will be many door prizes.

You are invited to join in the fun at 400 North Main Street in Gallatin.

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Blood Drive to Honor Pattonsburg Man

A blood drive to honor Donald Burns of Pattonsburg will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 26, at the First Christian Church, 1501 South Main Street, in fellowship hall.

Book your appointment at savealifenow.org, enter sponsor code: gallatin. For additional details contact Pastor Russ Hamilton at 660-663-5557 or [email protected]

All presenting donors will receive a free Chiefs t-shirt (while supplies last).

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Blasts from the Past

Nov. 17, 2004

Gallatin FFA members Jonathan Arnold, Lacy Edwards and alternate Whitney Ray were part of the National FFA Band which performed recently at the National FFA Convention in Louisville, Ken.

Kate Hangley, 14, Pattonsburg, bagged an unofficial 19-point buck shortly after deer season opened Nov. 13. She is the daughter of Dana Shipers of Pattonsburg and Steve Hangley, who was visiting from Texas.

Nov. 16, 1994

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Daviess County Courthouse News

Your Right to Know: The following is information released from the Daviess County Courthouse on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014.

County Commission

The Daviess County Commission is meeting today (Nov. 12). Minutes will be reported in next week’s edition.

Circuit Court

Before Judge Thomas Chapman on Nov. 5, the following cases were heard: William F. Chapman vs. Missouri Director of Revenue and Bank Midwest vs. Douglas W. Hubbard et al

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Activity Report


12:05 am – Harrison County advising victim of assault came in to Sheriff’s Office (SO). Sending to Daviess at 8 am to speak with deputy. Incident occurred in Pattonsburg.

6:08 pm – Complaint regarding postings on Facebook.


1:39 pm – Domestic disturbance near Weatherby.

2:39 pm – Out with suspicious vehicle at Winston Truck Stop.

3:29 pm – Michael Mast, 43, Chillicothe, was arrested by MSHP for excessive

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Party Corrections

In last week’s election story, two winning Republicans were listed as Democrats.

Republican J. Eggleston was victorious in his race for District 2 State Representative, defeating Democrat Mike Waltemath. Randy Sims, Republican incumbent for Daviess County Presiding Commissioner, was unopposed in the election. We apologize for the errors.

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