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City Still Working on Street Repair Contract

The City of Gallatin discussed receiving the City of Trenton’s bid on street repairs during the meeting of the Gallatin Board of Aldermen on June 22. The bid of $90 per ton was higher than expected and required Gallatin to provide the trucking of material from Trenton and tack oil at all times. The city will look into contracting the City of Trenton for shorter stretches of street repairs.


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Storming Warning… Be Careful

Elisa Welp took these pictures right after the Sunday, June 21, storm at the home of Jim and Pam Sweat on Hwy. 69 in Pattonsburg. The hail measured about two inches in diameter. Coffey, McFall, Bethany and Gilman City also had hail between one to two inches in diameter, according to StormerSite.

There was a lot of damage to cars and crops in the Pattonsburg area, reported Kay Sweat, administrator

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Exam Stations Closed

The Missouri State Highway Patrol would like to remind the public that driver examination stations throughout the state will be closed in observance of July Fourth Holiday, on Friday, July 3, 2015. Normal operations will resume on Monday, July 6, 2015.

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Church News

Submitted news from area church services conducted Sunday, June 21, 2015:

Altamont United Methodist

Choral call to worship was “Sweet, Sweet Sprit.” Gospel lesson was read by Barbara Youtsey, “The Parables of the Mustard Seed,” from Mark 4:26-34. Pastor Marilyn’s children’s time was about the mustard seed, smallest seed in the world, which grows up to be a big tree.

Welcome visitors were Randy Bashford from Fort Worth, Texas, and

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Counting Down to Blast Off at Dockery Park

Final planning and preparations for the July 4 celebration were discussed during the June 18 meeting of the Gallatin Park Board. Three bounce houses will be available for children and many other activities provided by the military including the Army climbing wall, Marine pull-up challenge, and Air Force mini-jet starting a 5 p.m. The format for the 8:30 p.m. program will be slightly different this year. The stage will be

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Older Worker Opportunities Now Available in Daviess County

The Experience Works Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) is currently accepting applications. Program applicants must be age 55 or older, unemployed, meet income criteria and live in Daviess County. There are currently several openings for qualified candidates.

“In this difficult economy, many older Missourians are finding it necessary to find work,” says Debb Trautloff, local employment and training coordinator for Experience Works.  “Unfortunately, finding a job can be especially

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DAR Recognizes 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War

The Gallatin Chapter DAR with the Dockery Park Board are recognizing the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War at the opening ceremonies of the July 4 celebration and wish to honor and thank our community’s veterans and their families for their sacrifice and service. If you served during the Vietnam War we invite you to contact the Gallatin DAR. Contact Elizabeth Plotner at 660-663-5645.

The DAR’s Vietnam War 50th Commemoration

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PWSD #4 Mails Water Report

The Public Water Supply District #4 of Livingston County has mailed the 2014 Consumer Confidence Report to all patrons of the district. This is an annual report, giving important information about drinking water quality. Included in the report are the source, what is in the water, and how the water quality compares with the federal standards. Call Karen Rorebeck, Water District Clerk, at 660-359-3941 ext. 4 with any questions.

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