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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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Escapee Taken into Custody in Gallatin

Mercer County escapee, Jasen Wright

Mercer County jail escapee Jasen Wright was taken into custody without incident Monday evening in Gallatin. The arrest was made during a residence check by the Daviess County Sheriff’s Office and Missouri State Highway Patrol. Also taken into custody was Mamie Hayes for hindering prosecution.

Wright, 27, Mercer, escaped from custody on Oct. 14. He reportedly left the Mercer County Courthouse traveling east on foot

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Pattonsburg Activities

Meet the Panthers will take place at 6 p.m. on Nov. 18 at Pattonsburg R-2 High School.

Activities include introduction of the basketball teams; dedication of the new gym floor; mini-dance camp performance; and a meal.

Save the date of Dec. 6 at 6 p.m. for a Pirates’ Christmas: Pre-k through 6th grade Christmas program. Come see how pirates celebrate Christmas!

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Letter to the Editor: Proud of Our Community

Dear Editor:

A couple of weeks ago, on a Monday while I was volunteering at the Gallatin Senior Center it came to my mind how much I enjoyed serving there and really getting to know and care for so many people who came through the door to serve, to eat or just visit. My husband Art and I had volunteered there together for about eight years when he passed away

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It’s Time for Toys for Tots

In an effort to make this holiday season a little brighter the Gallatin Police have once again joined together with the Seventh Day Adventist Community Service Center and the United States Marine Corps to bring the Toys for Tots program back to Gallatin.

Current drop off locations include Shopko, Dollar General, Mi Mexico, Casey’s General Store and the office at Lake Viking. Anyone wishing to make a donation can drop

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Community Thanksgiving Service

The Community Thanksgiving Service will be held at the First Christian Church on Sunday evening, Nov. 23 at 7 p.m. Bro. Robert Nelson from the Lake Viking Church will be delivering the message. Come, as we join together in thanksgiving and praise for the bountiful blessings our Heavenly Father has provided our community. Our community choir will be sharing special songs of praise, under the direction of Linda Arnold.

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Blasts from the Past

Nov. 10, 2004

Brook Carder and Amanda Bohannon, members of the Gallatin FFA Chapter, earned the American Farmer degree awarded by the National FFA organization at the 77th National FFA Convention held in Louisville, Ky. Brook is the daughter of Carl and Sherri Carder, and Amanda is the daughter of Mike and Linda Bohannon.

Lynch Supermarket, located on Hwy. 13 in north Gallatin, celebrated its 50th anniversary this

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Cemetery Workday Scheduled for Water’s

Saturday, Nov. 15, is the day that volunteers have set to go to Daviess County’s Water’s Cemetery for cleaning, according to Lanita Sconce Smith, President of the Daviess County Genealogical Society.

Scout Nicholas Flanagan has made the clean-up at the cemetery his Eagle Scout project. The cemetery is overgrown with brush, and all help is appreciated.

Pictures of the stones will also be taken, and posted online for family researchers.

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Christmas Around the Square Announcer Form

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