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Jail Pays Off Debt One Year Early

The Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail Board agreed to withdraw $525,000 from a CD at BTC Bank in order to make the final payment of its $3.5 million note for the purchase of the jail. Final payment was due in 2015; the jail will be paid off a year early.

The CD worth $758,000 was due to renew on Sept. 2 and could be withdrawn at this time without penalty. UMB, the

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Fourth Annual “Access to Art” Show and Sale

Access II Independent Living Center will be hosting the fourth annual Access to Art Show and Sale on Sept. 5 and 6. An artist’s reception featuring performing arts, light refreshments and written works read by the authors will be Friday, Sept. 5, from 6-8 p.m. at the Strand Apartments, 716 Clay Street, Chillicothe. Artists will be on hand to discuss their work, many pieces of which will be for sale,

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Gallatin DAR to Ring in Constitution Week

With “Bells Across America”

The Gallatin DAR has invited all Gallatin community churches to ring their bells at 3 p.m. on Constitution Day, Sept. 17, in conjunction with a mayoral proclamation from the steps of Gallatin City Hall announcing Constitution Week at 3:05 p.m. by Gallatin Mayor Barb Ballew. Light refreshments will follow at the Daviess County Library, where a window display has been arranged for September.

The Gallatin Chapter

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Letter to the Editor: The Moving Wall and Thanks

Dear Editor:

There was a very heartfelt thank you in last week’s paper from Elaine Kettering regarding the Vietnam Moving Wall. Carl and I appreciate our names being mentioned and that we provided some food and drinks, but we were volunteers just like all the rest of the community.

VFW Post 2172 and a core group of volunteers from the community, spearheaded by Post Commander Ray Clevenger, spent more than

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GHCAA September Board Meeting

The Area Governing Board of Green Hills Community Action Agency will hold its regularly scheduled board meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 9 at 7:00 p.m. at the central office in Trenton. Items on the agenda include meetings of the following committees (beginning at 6 p.m.): Audit/Finance, Operations & Procurement, and Personnel, as well as updates from all agency departments. New business to be discussed will include Board Committee appointments. Old business

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Dockery Park Considers Dead Tree Removal, Sign Design

The Dockery Park Board will need to consider removing approximately 10 dying or diseased trees in the park. A plan for removing trees in the future and planting their replacements will need to be considered.

Jerome Houghton volunteered several months ago to help with dead tree removal at no cost to the park. He gets to keep the wood. Trees that might need to be removed are being marked by

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Just What the Doctor Ordered: BBQ Clinic

by Troy Lesan

Bar-b-que master Chris Marks, four time winner of the American Royal competition, put on a bar-b-que clinic at the Lake Viking clubhouse on August 30. The session, which was co-sponsored by Tim Tadlock of State Farm Insurance and Terry Implement, and organized by Greg Hougton, lasted over three hours with attendees participating in a hands-on experience of cooking and eating ribs and chicken. Marks, who travels all

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Do You Know This Town?

by Lanita Sconce Smith, Daviess County Genealogical Society President

It was in the summer of 1837, when Millport, the main community in the county for dry goods, merchandise and such, started to diminish in its importance to the county. Millport, named for its successful mill, was the county seat, but received its first death blow when the mill burned.

The talk of a new county seat being located south of

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Annual Breastfeeding Brunch Successful

by Jessica Nelson, Breastfeeding Peer Counselor

Daviess County Health Department’s Breastfeeding Peer Counselors, Angela Wayne and Jessica Nelson, hosted the annual breastfeeding brunch once again this year and it was a success. The guests were able to talk with other pregnant or breastfeeding mothers, ask for advice, and share their breastfeeding success stories and helpful tips.

The attendees at the breastfeeding brunch also participated in the Big Latch On, an

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