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Daviess County Sheriff’s Activity Report

12-16-14

5:44pm – Towing abandoned vehicle at Oval west of Highway MM.

12-17-14

9:11am – C & I driver near Jamesport. Subject parked car and was seen running. Deputy responding said all was OK.

10:50am – Responding to call from DDRJ prisoner van on I-35. Subject is banging his head against the window.

8:27pm – MSHP arrested Ricky Baldwin, 24, Altamont, on Buchanan Co warrant for probation violation on original

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Daviess County Courthouse News

Your Right to Know: The following is information released from the Daviess County Courthouse on Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014.

County Commission

December 22, 2014

Commissioners met with James Lewis, road and bridge supervisor, and reviewed the 2015 budget and CMP/metal purchases for county repairs.

Commissioners signed an agreement with Ivan Schraeder with Lowenbaum Partnership LLC for legal services for the year 2015.

Dave Allen discussed brush removal and county issues

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Daviess County Courthouse News

Your Right to Know: The following is information released from the Daviess County Courthouse on Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014.

Commission

Commissioners will meet on Dec. 17, with minutes reported in the next issue.

Circuit Court

The following cases were heard by Judge Thomas Chapman on Dec. 10:

Probation was revoked for Rolla Sweiger on three felony charges, burglary second degree, tampering with motor vehicle, and property damage. He was sentenced

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Activity Report

12-9-14

12:13 pm – Assist with house fire at residence at Lake Viking.

5 pm – Possible drunk driver sitting at truck stop in Winston.

7:21 pm – Dispute over property in Jameson.

10:02 pm – Complaint of barking dog in Coffey.

12-10-14

9 am – Court in session.

12:40 pm – Mamie Hayes, 36, Trenton, was taken into custody on a Mercer County warrant for class C felony charges

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Activity Report

12-2-14

9:26 am – Landlord / tenant issues.

10:11 am – Daviess County Health Department regarding dog bite from last week.

3:22 pm – Complaint of harassing text messages.

7:52 pm – Car vs. deer on Highway J south of Altamont. No injuries.

12-3-14

1:04 am – Response to report of vehicle on fire south of Gallatin on Highway 13. No injuries.

8:18 pm – Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office with

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Daviess County Courthouse News

Your Right to Know: The following is information released from the Daviess County Courthouse on Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014.

County Commission

Commissioners met with James Lewis, road & bridge supervisor, to discuss county-wide issues.

Commissioners telephoned Carl Wiles, Gallatin Postmaster, and discussed issues with the bridge on 242nd Street and Hwy B. The bridge will not be completed until spring of 2015.

Ron Urton, Howe Company, met with commissioners discussing

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Georgia Maxwell Retires from Courthouse

A reception for Georgia Maxwell, Daviess County Recorder of Deeds, will be held from 2-4 p.m. on Dec. 17 at the Daviess County Courthouse in Gallatin. The reception is to honor Georgia for 24 years of service to the citizens of the county upon her retirement. Cards may be sent to P.O. Box 132 or emailed to [email protected]

Georgia was born in the small town of Raymondville, nicknamed “Timber Town

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Daviess County Courthouse News

Your Right to Know: The following is information released from the Daviess County Courthouse on Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014.

County Commission

December 1, 2014

Carl Carder, commissioner, and Vicki Corwin, county clerk, discussed last week’s sessions at the MAC conference with the other commissioners.

The road & bridge crews are working this week to place a tube on Major Avenue in Union Township. They also continue to cut brush in

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Activity Report

11-25-14

9:20 am – Report of dog bite.

10:27 am – Request for well-being check on subject in Gallatin.

5:42 pm – Alarm call at residence north of Winston. Subject trying to get in back door and home owner is home.

5:48 pm – Deputies arrived on scene and suspect is gone. Suspect broke back window and left in large car. No other description was available. Deputies checked with all

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