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Cierra Redman wins Young Patriotic Art contest

Pictured are Auxiliary President Mary Ann Clevenger, Ceirra Redman with her artwork , and Youth Activity Chairman Sherri Carder.

The Frank Frazier VFW Post 2172 Auxiliary is excited to announce the Young Patriotic Art contest winner for the 2016-2017 year is Ceirra Redman. Ceirra is a sophomore at Gallatin R-5 High School and an

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Four-vehicle accident sends one to hospital

Two people from Gallatin were involved in a four-vehicle accident that happened at about 2:46 p.m. on Saturday, April 8, in Daviess County.

According the Missouri State Highway Patrol, four vehicles were eastbound on Hwy. 6. At Route CC, about three miles west of Gallatin, a 1999 Dodge Ram, driven by Ronald Stalkfleet, 64, Perry,

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Young Daviess hunters harvest 48 turkeys

A string of turkeys in southeast Daviess County.

According to preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC), young turkey hunters in Daviess County harvested 48 turkeys during the 2017 spring youth season, April 8 and 9. Of those total 48 turkeys, 44 were adult gobblers; four were juvenile gobblers; and none were

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Weatherization service offered to nine counties

Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri is currently seeking home owners and renters/landlords interested in participating in the Weatherization Program. All households interested in applying to receive weatherization services for their home are invited to fill out an application for the program. A program application is available online at capncm.org, or by calling the

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Women’s Health Services helps prevent unplanned pregnancy

For over 40 years, abortion rights and human life have been a political hot button in our nation and beyond. Since 1973 when abortion was legalized in the United States, over 50 million women have chosen that path. It is estimated that 43% of all women will have at least 1 abortion by the time

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Everybody got moving for week-long health fair at Daviess County Health Department

Resource booths were available for the public at the Daviess County Health Department health fair.

The Daviess County Health Department had a fantastic turnout this year for Public Health Week April 3-9, performing 119 labs on Monday, and 117 labs on Tuesday, according to Administrator Cheryl Alexander.

National Public Health Week is celebrated every

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Knee-Hi 4-H & Daviess County Library team together

The Knee-Hi 4-H Club and the Daviess County Library, with the guidance and assistance of the Daviess County Master Gardeners organization, are teaming up to kick off a community garden on the library grounds at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 29.

The idea of a community garden developed out of two similar themes: 4-H National

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John Davis completes management training

Participants in MFA’s Management Series included, back row left to right: Troy Walker, Chad Nold, Blake Erickson, Jayson Fowler, James Fashing, John Berkbuegler, Phillip Willer, Jason Reuterdahl, Trey Neill, Ryan Rhode, Kevin Miller; front row from left: Mike Martin, Josh Miller, Joe Gilvin, Colby Edwards, Cynda West, Petrea Carlson, Erin Teeple, Jennifer Robinson, David

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Get pep with PEPPI — free senior adult exercise classes

PEPPI classes will begin on Tuesday, April 25, at 2:30 p.m. at the Daviess County Library, 306 W. Grand, Gallatin. Weekly classes will be held every Tuesday and Thursday from 2:30-3:30 p.m.

PEPPI (Peer Exercise Program Promotes Independence) is an exercise program offered by the Northwest Missouri Area Agency on Aging. This program is for

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No swimming, no dumping on Pattonsburg property

The Pattonsburg Board of Aldermen carried a motion to have the city clerk send out a newsletter to advice residents that there is absolutely no swimming in any of the ponds on city property and absolutely no dumping on city property.

In other business at their meeting held March 13, the City decided to stay

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NCMC students inducted into Phi Theta Kappa

Danette Smit is pictured third from the right on the back row

Twenty-four North Central Missouri College students were inducted into Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) honor society on April 3, including Danette Smit of Gallatin.

Members include: Kendra Border, Cameron, Trevor Burrows, Bethany, Tyler Busker, Fayette, Justin Daniels, Unionville, Robin Dennert, Trenton, Kendey Eaton,

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Memorials placed in library

A Man Called Ove is among memorial books at Daviess County Library.

Memorial donations have been placed in the Daviess County Library. Patricia Pierce donated two large print titles to the collection in memory of her mom, Mary Ellen Murray. They are “A Man Called Ove” and “What Alice Forgot.” The large print edition

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HMC Foundation’s dinner gala to be held April 27

Bryan Anderson, actor, author and Iraq War veteran will be the featured speaker at the HMC Foundation’s second annual Dinner Gala to be held Thursday, April 27, 2017 at the Chillicothe Country Club.

Bryan Anderson, actor, author and Iraq War veteran will be the featured speaker at the HMC Foundation’s second annual Dinner Gala

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Turning 103

Nina Clevenger is turning 103 on Saturday, April 15. Cards would be appreciated. Send them to the Daviess County Nursing and Rehab, Business Hwy. 6, Gallatin, Mo. 64640.

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Thank you, Reta!

Friends and neighbors gathered at the Daviess County Courthouse last Friday at a retirement reception honoring Reta Rains. Reta served the public for over 37 years in various capacities at the courthouse, including 23 years in the county clerk’s office and 14 years as treasurer. She and her husband, Steve, live on a farm east

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Dalton Swalley makes 10th Eagle Scout from Troop 67

Haden Bradford put in two benches at the Jamesport Community Lake.

Dalton Swalley will join a tribe of 10 local Eagle Scouts as he receives his award at a Court of Honor ceremony on Sunday, April 9, at the Gallatin First Christian Church. Dalton’s Eagle Scout project was to re-set the flag pole at

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Dungy’s Market celebrates 12 year milestone with cost-saving renovations

Jeremy and Rikki Dungy.

Dungy’s Super Market celebrated its 12th year in business on April 1, and welcomes customers old and new to visit and see the improvements made to its store located at 401 North Main Street in Gallatin.

Robert and Deborah Dungy and Jeremy and Rikki Dungy purchased the grocery store in

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New ownership for Lake Viking Marine  

Larry, Sherry and Randy Tague of Lake Viking Marine.

By Troy Lesan

“It’s been a great run, and we want to extend a big thank you to the Lake Viking owners and the great people who have been our customers,” said owner Larry Tague, as he announced the sale of Lake Viking Marine. Larry

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Gallatin FBLA places 32 in Top 10 and advance 18 to Nationals in Anaheim!

Forty-five Gallatin FBLA members joined nearly 5,000 students from across the state in Springfield, Missouri for the Missouri FBLA State Leadership Conference April 1-4. The students’ main focus was competitive events where they could earn the right to compete at the National Leadership Conference this summer in Anaheim, California. Events range from Accounting I

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Flood warning

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning until 6:15 p.m. on April 5 for Daviess County.

At 9:13 a.m., Doppler radar indicated heavy rain that will cause flooding. Up to two inches of rain have already fallen since last night in some areas, and additional rainfall of up to quarter of an inch

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Fire Fighters Day is April 5, recognizes volunteer first responders across state

Pictured is a brush fire on Unity Avenue in Daviess County on March 16. It was one of 13 brush/grass fires the Gallatin Fire Protection District responded to in March, along with medical assist and EMS calls. There were 30 incident reports in March. The district is all-volunteer.

Today (Wednesday, April 5), first responders

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Active Aging Resource Center

April 14: Closed for Good Friday; April 19: Board meeting 10 a.m.; April 21: Blood pressure checks 11-12.

Menus April 10-14

Monday: taco salad, Spanish rice, tortilla chips, Mandarin oranges; Tuesday: Swiss steak, baked potatoes, spinach, fruit cobbler; Wednesday: chicken wings, pasta salad, green beans, fruit gelatin, pumpkin bar; Thursday: ham loaf, scalloped potatoes, winter

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Ishmaels celebrate 45th wedding anniversary, card shower requested

Jim and Sara Ishmael are celebrating their 45th wedding anniversary on April 8. The family, including sons Jason and Aaron Ishmael and mother Shirley Henderson, invite you to join the celebration by sending cards to 29679 Street, Highway V, Gallatin, Mo., 64640.

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District One VFW meeting

VFW District One will hold a meeting on Saturday, April 8, beginning at 11 a.m. at VFW Post #2176 in Bethany. New officers will take the oath of office. A memorial service for deceased members will be observed. The joint meeting will begin at 11 a.m. The regular District One meeting will follow the joint

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Daviess County Library announces Adult Winter Reading Program winners

Daviess County Library is pleased to announce the three winners of the Adult Winter Reading Program prizes. The winners are prizes are — Nancy Caldwell for an “Indulgence” bag, containing items donated from local Jamesport businesses; David O’Dell for a “Movie Night” bag, containing DVDs, books, popcorn and theater-style candies; and Gloria Lent for a

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