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Area Livestock Exhibitors Earn State Fair Recognition

Equine Mules: Open Mules:

Horse Mules, 56 Inches & Under: 1st – Joker, Randy Eads, Coffey; Mare Mule, Over 56 Inches, Open, 5th – Sissy, Randy Eads, Coffey; Showmanship, 12 Years Old & Under, 1st – Joker, Randy Eads, Coffey; Showmanship, Adult, 4th – Sissy, Randy Eads, Coffey.

Pleasure Mules, 12 Years Old & Under, 1st – Joker, Randy Eads, Coffey; Costume Class, Open, 4th – Joker, Randy Eads, Coffey.

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Vandiver Barrow Brings Record Price at State Fair

The Missouri State Fair celebrated Youth in Agriculture Day, sponsored by the Missouri Department of Conservation, Saturday, Aug. 22. The annual Sale of Champions highlighted the day, with several record-breaking prices, raising $142,950. 

The Grand Champion Barrow was exhibited by Kaycee Vandiver of McFall. Kaycee’s 275-pound Crossbred hog was purchased for a record $23,800 by Elite Swine Program/ESP Show Feeds and BTC Bank with locations in Bethany, Gallatin, Albany, Pattonsburg,

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Lewis and Clark Canoe Replica Almost Complete

A 29-foot long canoe hollowed out of a cottonwood log is taking shape at the Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) Anita B. Gorman Discovery Center. The canoe mimics those used by the Lewis and Clark Expedition of 1804 to 1806, especially on their float back downstream on the Missouri River from the Rocky Mountains to St. Louis. But canoe creator T.J. Jenkins has an advantage that the Lewis and Clark

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MDC Offers Gallatin Conservation Area for Dove Hunting

More than 180 MDC areas offer dove hunting with nearly 100 providing crop fields.

With dove hunting season opening Sept. 1, the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reminds dove hunters of its more than 180 conservation areas around the state that allow dove hunting, including nearly 100 planted in multiple crop fields that attract the popular game birds. Crops include sunflower, corn, millet, wheat, and buckwheat.

Gallatin Conservation Area is

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Early Pioneer Families of Daviess County: The Browns #1

by Lanita Sconce Smith, DCGS President

Brown Family #1: John Bridges Brown

I have discovered at least three Brown families who were early pioneers of the county. One was the John McElhaney Brown and Lucy Hutchison line. Another was the Samuel C. Brown and Elizabeth Cox line. The third line is the following.

John Bridges Brown, son of Revolutionary War veteran, John S. Brown, Sr. [1751-1825], and wife Martha Bridges

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PSC Approves Change to KCP&L-GMO Fuel Adjustment Charge

The Missouri Public Service Commission has approved a request filed by KCP&L-Greater Missouri Operations Company (GMO) to change the fuel adjustment charge (FAC) on the monthly bills of its electric customers.

The change in the FAC will take effect on Sept. 1, 2015. It will mean a decrease of approximately $3.11 a month for the typical residential customer in the MPS service territory (Kansas City) and a decrease of approximately

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‘Small-Town America at its Best’ – Over $7,000 Raised

Over $7,000 was collected during a benefit for a young Gallatin man, Chris Cameron, who was injured in a motorcycle accident in June.

The benefit was held Aug. 15 on the courthouse square, organized by Jim and Jill Hiatt Kinder, and sponsored by the Lake Viking Church.

During the afternoon of the benefit, as things were being set up, a man from Oregon was passing by, and he stopped to

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North Daviess Fills Seat on Board,

Asbestos inspection completed

Beth Wheeler was appointed to the vacant seat on the North Daviess Board of Education during their meeting held Aug. 17.

Superintendent Terry Mayfield gave the facility report. Asbestos inspection has been conducted and the school is in compliance, but the inspectors did make two recommendations: 1) All members of custodial/maintenance staff receive Asbestos Containing Building Materials awareness training; and 2) Every six months the school conduct

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‘Take a Brake’ Training – Brake Safety Awareness Week

The Commercial Motor Vehicle Enforcement Division of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, in conjunction with the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, will participate in “Brake Safety Awareness Week,” scheduled for Sept. 6-12. “Brake Safety Awareness Week” is an educational outreach program designed to train companies, drivers, and mechanics about proper brake adjustment and air brake system inspection.

Troop H invites all trucking companies who would like to participate in the program

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