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2015 Tax Sale Notice

Daviess County publishes the 2015 Tax Sale Notice, describing lots and lands for delinquent taxes to be sold Aug. 24 at the county courthouse in Gallatin. Click here to see the listings: Tax Sale Notice

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Local Team Takes Third in Show-Me Basketball

A group of soon-to-be fifth graders from Gallatin finished in third place last weekend in the Missouri Show-Me State Games basketball competition. The group, making its second appearance in the games, finished 4-1 against top level teams from St. Louis, Columbia, Fulton and St. Peters.

Team members were, front row, from left: Peyton Johnson, Brett Hemry and Ethan Adkison; back row: Payton Feiden, Layton Schubert and Isaac Bird. Team members

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Access II Back to School Bash

Access II Independent Living Center will be holding their annual Back to School Bash on Thursday, August 6, from 4-6 p.m. The event will be held at the Gallatin Elementary School gymnasium at 602 South Olive Street in Gallatin. This event will be open to Daviess County families with elementary students (preschool-6th grade). There will be information, resources, school supplies, face paintings, drawings for both a boy and girl, drawings

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Colorful Parade Rolls Safely Along

Gallatin Police Department Officers helped get the parade safely through the city on Saturday, July 18, during the Missouri Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture’s second annual Keep Missouri Farming Tractor Cruise. There were approximately 30 tractors making this year’s trip from Hamilton, taking a route that led to Gallatin where they ate lunch at the high school before circling the square and heading back down Hwy 13. The 37-mile scenic

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Board of Equalization Convenes, Renders Decisions on Tax Issues

The Daviess County Board of Equalization convened at 8:45 a.m. on July 20. Board of Equalization members present were Elaine Bohannon, Les Turner, Randy Sims, Carl Carder, David Cox, and Betty Harmison.

Results of the meeting are detailed below:

9 a.m. – Holy Archangel Michael & All Angels Skete. Father Alexii Altschul and Mother Nicole were present. They discussed their religious organization and their property that is used for retreats.

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Northwest Silver Haired Legislative Delegates Prepare

For annual October session in Jefferson City

John Murphy, President of the Northwest Missouri Silver Haired Delegation, attended the Annual Bills Committee meeting in Jefferson City on July 16. Along with other delegates from across the state, John helped select 24 proposals to be presented to the statewide delegation at the October session.

All delegates from Missouri will attend the annual session in Jefferson City Oct. 21-23, at the Capitol

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Flag Football for Special Olympics Coming to Cameron

Special Olympics Missouri North Area will be hosting their 2015 Area Flag Football Tournament on Saturday, Aug. 15, at the Cameron High School field.

Opening ceremonies will begin at 9 a.m. with Knights of Columbus Honor Guard, Parade of Athletes, sponsor recognition and the Special Olympics Athlete Oath. Competition will begin at 10 a.m. and will run until 2 p.m. Athletes will be competing in softball divisions of regulation and

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Winston Starts School August 18

The Winston R-6 Board of Education began planning for another school year during their meeting held Monday, July 20. The first day of school is on Aug. 18.

Upcoming calendar includes the following: Aug. 3 – Fall Sports practices begin for 9-12 grade students; Aug. 5 – All Grades Student Registration 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Aug. 12-14 – Staff Inservice; Aug. 13 – All School Open House 6–7 p.m.,

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Pioneer families of Daviess County: The McBrayers

by Lanita Sconce Smith, Daviess County Genealogical Society President

Samuel McBrayer, Jr., son of Samuel McBrayer, Sr., and Elizabeth Ashe, was born on Jan. 15, 1771, in Tyron County, North Carolina [it later became Rutherford County]. In 1801 when Samuel was 29, he married Elizabeth Ann Abel, daughter of Revolutionary soldier Thomas H. Abel and Katherine Woodfin, in North Carolina. They had a good life, had 11 children that we

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What’s Better Than a Hot Dog? A FREE Hot Dog

The Gallatin Methodist Church would like to remind the community that free hot dogs, chips and water are served every Wednesday from noon to 1 p.m. outside the church. 

About 80 people per week stop to have a hot dog and there is always room for more. This community service will run until the last day on Wednesday, Aug. 19.

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