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2014 Tax Sale Notice

The Daviess County Collector of Revenue announces properties for sale due to unpaid taxes.

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Warford on Residential Life Staff at CMU

Courtney Warford, a junior education major from Pattonsburg, is a member of the 2014-15 residential staff at Central Methodist University per Salum Stutzer, CMU assistant dean of student development.

The role of the residential life staff, which includes a hall director and at least one assistant on each floor of all residence halls, is to insure that students have a successful and positive experience in the halls.

Residence life provides

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Are the Kids All Right?

Already this year Daviess County has seen two major disasters — a fire on the Gallatin town square in early March and a tornado later in the same month which destroyed two rural homes. People often prepare for potential disasters by stocking necessities and making emergency plans. But do those plans include their pets?

Family pets can be among the first things on a person’s mind when disaster strikes. Richard

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Rodriguez, Burge Complete Degrees

Chanel Rodriguez and Alexandra Burge, daughters of Nanette and Timothy Burge of Jamesport, recently completed their graduate degrees.

Alexandra

Alexandra earned a master’s of business administration from Northwest Missouri State University on December 17, 2013. While at NWMSU Alexandra was chosen to work under the provost and president of the university as well as accepted into the graduate assistantship program. This allowed her to be involved with recruiting for Northwest.

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Breastfeeding Grant Awarded to County Health for Ninth Year

The Daviess County Health Department has been awarded the WIC (Women, Infants & Children) Breastfeeding Peer Counseling grant again for the 2015 fiscal year. This is the ninth year in a row that the grant has been awarded to the health department and the Breastfeeding Peer Counseling program is going strong.

Every year that the Daviess County Health Department has been awarded the grant, the county’s breastfeeding rates have grown.

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Kids’ Cooking Class Offered in July

The Daviess County Health Department is offering a free cooking class for fourth, fifth and sixth graders in July. There are two class times to choose from, one at 10:30 a.m. until noon and the other between 1-2:30 p.m. Classes will be Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday for two weeks (July 22-24 and 29-31).

Each class is limited to 10 kids. Call 660-663-2414 to sign up your child. All supplies and

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Upward Bound Provides Help to College-Bound

by Samuel Joseph Hamilton

Good grades, exceptional test scores, community service hours, a spectacular essay and an impeccable resume are all essential when applying to a college or university. With admission into post-secondary institutions becoming more competitive, high school graduates from rural areas are finding it more difficult to gain admission to the college of their choice. Small, tight-knit communities are a wonderful place to grow up, but schools in

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FEC Sends Two to Washington, D.C.

Ninety-one high school students participated in Missouri’s 51st annual Missouri Electric Youth Tour to Washington, D.C., June 13-19, including Kylie Collins, Gallatin, and Nolan Kiehl, Meadville. They were sponsored by Farmers’ Electric Cooperative, Chillicothe.

The seven-day tour provides an action-filled week for high school students, offering them opportunities to learn firsthand what it is like to be involved in politics, leadership positions, community service and today’s pressing issues.

“The Youth

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Parenting Workshops Offered Free

CHILLICOTHE, MO — The University of Missouri Extension will hold a series of parent education workshops beginning June 24, 2-4 p.m. The five week period includes five sessions on family strengths, communication, positive discipline, money matters, and kids and self-esteem. Each topic is covered on a separate day. Participants are asked to attend all of the workshops, held Extension office in Chillicothe. The workshops are free. Registration is required by

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Billingses Do New Work on Old Gallatin Buildings

South Market

WideBand expands into new office building

WideBand Corporation is expanding their administrative offices into the building located at 102 South Market on the southwest corner of the Gallatin square. The building, which has recently been acquired by WideBand, has been renovated to accommodate the expansion, according to Joseph Billings, president. WideBand is located in the old high school building on Grand Street. The Wideband factory has recently been

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