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Times and Seasons set to open this spring

Wayne J. Creek, left, with his construction superintendent, Tim Ruth, on the right.

The building formerly housing Seasons on the east side of the square in Gallatin has been bought by Wayne J. Creek  of Maryland.

Mr. Creek said he plans to renovate the upstairs for himself to live in and possibly open a business office in the future. His cousin, Renne Creswell of Liberty, who has operated A Touch

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2015 Year in Review (July – December)


  • The theme for the 30th Annual Chautauqua was announced as “Blast Back to the Future celebrating 30 Years of Chautauqua.”
  • Jr. Livestock Show was held July 9, 10 and 11 at the fairgrounds located inside Dockery Park.
  • The Daviess County Sheriff’s Office arrested Leslie Donald Harrison, 46, Bethany, for stealing 16 bronze headstone plates from the Bethel Cemetery near Pattonsburg.
  • Winston’s Jesse James Days was held July 10 and
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MU Extension offers free tax preparation service to low and middle income taxpayers

University of Missouri Extension will provide free tax-preparation and e-filing assistance to eligible residents on Feb. 29, March 1 and March 5 in Gallatin.

“If you are an individual or family of any age with low-income to moderate income, in need of help with filing your taxes, we will help at no cost to you,” said Dr. Meridith Berry, MU Extension family financial education specialist. “Tax returns can also be

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Trumpeter swans warm to open waters

Trumpeter swans are back in Daviess County.

The three shown (one is in shadow) were viewed swimming in a pond about 12 miles southeast of Gallatin, off of Hwy. M.

According to the conservation department, the birds migrate from northern states as open water freezes. The swans are the largest of North American waterfowl. Swans were nearly extinct in Missouri by the 1930s due to loss of wetland habitat and

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Incident responses for Gallatin Fire

The Gallatin Fire Protection District responded to 172 calls during 2015. Below is the incident report for December.

12-7: 2:30 p.m. Search for person(s) on land in Pattonsburg area; 5:32 p.m. Passenger vehicle fire on Quick Ave east of Hwy CC.

12-9: 4:43 p.m. Medical Assist at 27482 Nickel Ave;

12-10: 10:15 a.m. Hazardous Materials investigation, no leak/gas found at 1337 W Grand;

12-13: 11:15 a.m. Medical Assist at 312

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2015 Year in Review (January – June)


  • Concert violinist Brent Busselberg performed in Gallatin Jan. 17, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints building.
  • First Baptist Church of Gallatin announced the employment of Wood Marshall as youth pastor.
  • Bryan Scott Carter of Gallatin plead guilty to assault first degree, amended from statutory rape, and one count of incest in a 2013 case involving his then 4-month-old child.
  • Pattonsburg Multi‑Purpose Center’s Third Annual Catfish,
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MDC to help host Eagle Days at Smithville Lake

Free event Jan. 9 & 10 will include wildlife exhibits and live raptor shows

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and partners will host the 21st annual Eagle Days at Smithville Lake on Jan. 9 and 10. The right combination of weather that’s cold, but not too cold, can concentrate waterfowl and eagles at the lake north of Smithville and Kansas City. Regardless of weather, the indoor conservation exhibits and

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Project Walk: Christopher Cameron prepares for the challenge

Christopher Cameron would like to wish everyone in the community “Merry Christmas” and remind them that best gifts are the ones you can always count on — family, friends and faith.

“You never know when your life is gonna change,” said Christopher.

Therapy at Project Walk

Therapy at Project Walk

Life changed dramatically for Christopher after he suffered a broken neck in an accident this last summer. He woke from a coma to realize

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New options for land mapping

Both the Daviess County Assessor’s office and the University of Missouri Extension are offering new ways to obtain land information.

Midland GIS recently completed a GIS mapping program for the Daviess County Assessor’s office.  Using the GIS mapping program, property can be searched either by Assessor Parcel Number or current owner’s name. The search results include a drawing of the property’s boundaries, estimated acreage and owner’s name. Black and white

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