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2016 Tax Sale Notice

Daviess County publishes the 2016 Tax Sale Notice, describing lots and lands for delinquent taxes to be sold Aug. 22 at the county courthouse in Gallatin. Click here to see the 2016 listings: Tax Sale Notice

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Wooderson Reunion

There were 26 family descendants of Thomas and Jemima Stotts Wooderson that gathered on Sunday, June 26, at the home of Donita Little, Chillicothe.  Thomas and Jemima had 10 children named Ruth, Martha, Elizabeth, Ralph, Helen, Lois, Kathleen, Marion, and Richard.

Those attending from Aunt Ruth’s group included JoAnne Gwin, North Kansas City; John Gwin, Kansas City.  Aunt Martha’s group included Terry and Lynn Portman, Lees Summit; Samantha Portman and

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Kicking it up at rehab center

kwon do at rehabGreen Hills Tae kwon Do recently visited the Davis County Nursing and Rehab Center in Gallatin to demonstrate to the residents their many sparring skills. A group of martial arts students of all ages performed. Tim and Linda Dunaway own the Green Hills Martial Arts Academy which is located at 1325 W. Grand, Gallatin.

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City considers options for water plant, decides to move forward

The city of Gallatin considered whether to build a new water plant or fix up the old one after learning the lowest of two construction bids cost more than the city had to spend.

The city has $4.6 million in available funding, but the lowest of two bids received to construct the plant was nearly $400,000 over that mark.

City Administrator Tony Stonecypher presented the following options for a water

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Intercom system replaced at jail

A new bid was received for audio equipment at the regional jail in Pattonsburg. It will cost approximately $2,000 to replace the intercom system in F Hall, which is used for security purposes.

The jail board also reported on the purchase of a 12-passenger van for $17,500.

In other business at the Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail Board meeting held June 24, an intergovernmental agreement with DeKalb County in regard to court

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125 years of family, friends and fun at the Jameson Picnic

Homemade pies of all kinds including—apple, cherry, gooseberry, and chocolate with real meringue — luscious vine-ripened dark red tomatoes, hamburgers, hot dogs, picnic fries and legendary tenderloins (more than 1,500 sold over the span of the two evening and one day and evening event); can all be found at the annual Jameson Lions Club Picnic on August 11-13.

In addition to the food, a baby show, parade, lawn mower pull,

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Many varmints found ‘round here

unusual things bunnyThe Cameron newspaper recently reported the discovery of a 12-inch snapping turtle in the Cameron swimming pool.

Gallatin Police Chief Mark Richards says that frogs are routinely found in the Gallatin swimming pool. Lifeguards at the Gallatin pool say they found a snake twice, a live mole, a bird and lots of large frogs. They’ve also rescued a couple of baby bunnies (not from the pool though!) whose mother got

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Forum features only local Primary race

A political forum hosted by Daviess County Farm Bureau helps focus on one sure bet concerning the upcoming Primary Election: The Republican candidate who wins on Aug. 2 will be unopposed to become Associate County Commissioner for District 1.

Four men declared as candidates and will be listed on the Republican ballot. Three of the four spoke at last night’s event — incumbent Commissioner David Cox of Jamesport, Dylan Leeper

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Dockery Park sparkles with July 4 celebration

A community choir on July 3 — followed by a big bash on July 4 — highlight family-friendly events being planned and prepared by members of the Gallatin Park Board.

A community choir interfaith activity, sponsored by the Park, will start off the weekend at 7 p.m. on July 3 at the Gallatin Methodist Church. “America the Beautiful” and “My Country Tis of Thee” will set the mood for the

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June’s Garden Club yard of the month

yard of the monthBethany Vandiver of Gallatin has been selected been selected for Yard of the Month by the Gallatin Garden Club for June.

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