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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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AARC Offers Program on Advanced Directives

Pastor Russ Hamilton of the Gallatin Christian Church will be at the Active Aging Resource Center in Gallatin from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, June 10, to help participants document their Advanced Healthcare Directives. A notary will be available to legalize the documents.

Advanced Healthcare Directives can help you document:

1. Who you want to make care decisions when you can’t

2. The kind of medical treatment you

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R-5 Accepts Resignations, Hires Staff, Coach, Ag Teacher

The Gallatin R-5 Board of Education approved the resignations of Anita Riley, kindergarten teacher (retirement), Lynda Pendleton, High School Registrar (retirement), Teresa Cutler, night custodian (retirement), Alan Tairent, Transportation Director (retirement) and Chris Henderson, Agriculture Teacher and FFA Advisor during their meeting held May 15.

Terri Feiden was offered a contract as the elementary secretary and Carol Walker was offered the contract as the high school secretary. Micah Ray was

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Access II Scholarship Awarded to Three Students

This year’s Ed “Eddie” Grimes Scholarship from Access II Independent Living Center was awarded to three recipients: Kaley Cox and Jackie D. Berten from Gallatin High School and Russell D. Morris from Trenton High School.

Each student was awarded $500 to use toward furthering their education. Two of the students plan to complete the welding program at Grand River Technical School. The other student plans on attending college and pursuing

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Winston Hires Summer Help, New Teachers

The Winston R-6 Board of Education hired Ethan Hiley for summer maintenance help during their meeting held May 19. The board also hired Kelly Jorgensen as the elementary fifth grade teacher; Brooke Ray as third grade teacher; and Ryan Hedrick as the physical education teacher, athletic director, junior high boys’ basketball, assistant varsity girls’ and boys’ basketball coach.

New certified staff were hired and extra duty letters of intent were

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Pattonsburg Needs Extra Staff for Preschoolers

Sixteen kindergarten students signed up next year at Pattonsburg. Preschool had 19 four-year-olds and eight three-year-olds planning to attend. During the Pattonsburg R-2 Board of Education meeting held May 19 it was noted that the school will need to look at additional staff in order to provide services for this many four-year-olds to be in compliance with Title I guidelines.

Beginning on May 27 and continuing through July 29, every

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Gallatin Native Johnson Named Dean

Fontbonne University has named Jay Johnson, a native of Gallatin, dean of the Eckelkamp College of Global Business and Professional Studies, effective June 16. Johnson will oversee the university’s undergraduate and graduate business programs, including those in the evening and online division.

“Jay’s energy, experience and student-centered leadership style make him an ideal choice for this position,” said J. Michael Pressimone, Fontbonne’s incoming president. “With his business acumen and personal

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Danielle Bishop Earns Doctorate in Osteopathy

Danielle Marie Bishop, daughter of Mark and Missy Leggett of Lake Viking, earned the degree of Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences on May 17. Danielle matched with Freeman Hospital in Joplin, Mo., for four years of residency in Emergency Medicine. She lives in Joplin with her husband, Kyle.

Approximately 2,200 people attended the commencement ceremony for 274 graduates of the College of

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North Daviess Buys Bus, Seeks Science Teacher

A 2010 Bluebird school bus with 60,000 miles was purchased for $44,500 on a five-year lease from Central States Bus Sales during the May 14 meeting of the North Daviess R-3 School Board.

The district has advertised the science teaching position on an online job search site for one month. Wendell Burns has contacted neighboring school districts to see if they have been able to fill their positions and contacted

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Capital Report: Gavel Falls on the 2014 Legislative Session

by State Sen. Brad Lager

The Second Regular Session of the 97th General Assembly has officially come to an end. At the start of the year, we laid out an aggressive agenda focused on improving our educational system, reducing our tax burden, and limiting the size and scope of government. Combined, these issues would help strengthen our state’s economy and set us on a path toward prosperity.

Creating an educational

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