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Daviess County Courthouse News

Your Right to Know: The following is information released from the Daviess County Courthouse on Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014.

County Commission

Commissioners met with James Lewis, road & bridge supervisor, to discuss county-wide issues.

Commissioners telephoned Carl Wiles, Gallatin Postmaster, and discussed issues with the bridge on 242nd Street and Hwy B. The bridge will not be completed until spring of 2015.

Ron Urton, Howe Company, met with commissioners discussing

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Area Church Christmas Services

Olive Baptist — Our Christmas program “The Meaning of Christmas” will be held Dec. 21 during morning worship. Please bring items for our annual Christmas boxes as soon as possible. We will be collecting Lottie Moon Christmas offerings through December.

Altamont United Methodist — Come and share the beauty of Christ’s birth with us at 9:30 a.m. this Sunday. Pastor Marilyn will be with us.

Assembly of God — The

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Georgia Maxwell Retires from Courthouse

A reception for Georgia Maxwell, Daviess County Recorder of Deeds, will be held from 2-4 p.m. on Dec. 17 at the Daviess County Courthouse in Gallatin. The reception is to honor Georgia for 24 years of service to the citizens of the county upon her retirement. Cards may be sent to P.O. Box 132 or emailed to [email protected]

Georgia was born in the small town of Raymondville, nicknamed “Timber Town

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Winston Christmas Program Dec. 12

The Winston R-6 Christmas Program will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 12. The procedure will be for the band, choir, and guitar students to meet in the band room at 5:30. Students will have a brief warmup time until 5:40. Students will then be free to get in their spots for the concert. All band members should be in their spots at 5:50. Guitar and choir will

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Park Board Approves Budget for 2015

The Heritage Gazebo near the pond at Dockery Park has been painted white with labor donated by Park Board members Jeremy Dungy, Nick Walker, and Joseph Billings and also by Aaron Cherry. Paint for the floor and steps of the gazebo has been acquired and will be applied in spring when it is warm enough. [Submitted Photo]

The Dockery Park Board reviewed year to date numbers on the 2014 park

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Bill Englert Refs Final Game of 40-Year Career

Hamilton-based basketball official Bill Englert was honored by his family and Gallatin High School Saturday night prior to the boys’ championship game. Englert recently announced his retirement after 40 years of officiating junior high and varsity basketball contests in the state of Missouri.

Englert’s family was on hand for the ceremony. Gallatin R-5 Superintendent Dennis Croy read a proclamation honoring Englert and presented him with a plaque to commemorate the

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Clean Up of Cemeteries Offers Challenges and Rewards

by Daviess County Genealogical Society President Lanita Sconce Smith and member Joe Richardson

Life Scout Nicholas Flanagan of Venture Crew 96, Gallatin, had a challenging project on his hands when he undertook the clean up of Waters and Haver Cemetery in Marion Township, Daviess County for his Eagle Scout project. Nicholas, son of Chris and Heather Flanagan of Gallatin, and a senior at Gallatin High School, began the project on

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Livestock Market Under New Ownership, Opening Soon

Opening soon.

Troy Jennings, Brent Nible and Dave Cannon, along with their families, have purchased the Daviess County Livestock Market and will open for business on Saturday, Dec. 13.

The three men have 60 years combined experience in the livestock industry. All three are from the Bethany area.

Dave Cannon was “raised in a livestock barn.” His father Charlie C. Cannon owned Lamoni Livestock Auction. Dave’s wife Lisa will work

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Dance Company Charity Recital December 6

The Dance Company of Gallatin will be hosting their annual charity program this Saturday, Dec. 6, at the Gallatin Theater at 6 p.m. General admission is $5. New this year to the program is a variety of music genres. Included in the program is dance, instrumental and vocal. A raffle of baked goods and gift items will also be included to help raise money for organizations in the local community.

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