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911 Considers Moving Radio Repeater

Todd Watson suggested moving the radio repeater tower from the Lock Springs area to a location near Winston during the May 29 meeting of the Daviess County Central 9-1-1 Board. Mr. Watson noted that since all radios went to narrowband communications per FCC mandate, much of the coverage in the Winston area has been lost. Since there is now a repeater tower in the Jamesport area, it may adequately cover

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Daviess-DeKalb County Regional Jail Meeting

At the June 27 meeting of the Daviess-DeKalb County Regional Jail, the financial report was accepted with sales tax income for June at $94,965.68. The Commissary grossed $14,666.16; CD Account balance is $758,414.14; Sales Tax Account balance is $34,019.36; Operating Account balance is $1156.62; and Payroll Account balance is $15.02. For the first five months of 2014 Daviess County would have had to pay $123,840 for inmate housing and DeKalb

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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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Theatre League Presents “A Musical Revue”

The Gallatin Theatre League’s cast for “A Musical Revue” is ready to entertain you this week at the Courter Theater in Gallatin. The show opens Thursday night at 7 p.m., and runs again on Friday and Saturday. Tickets are on sale now at Eileine’s Beauty Shop, 201 N. Maple, 660-663-2160, or at the door (if still available) one hour before show time. The show, directed by Denise Caven, includes hits

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Aliens Spotted at County Library

The internationally-celebrated 501st Legion and their friends appeared as special guests at the Summer Reading Program’s Star Wars Party at the Daviess County Library on Saturday, June 21.

Aliens, clones, and officers turned out in full gear to meet, greet, and entertain the children of Gallatin and surrounding areas. Many young fans turned out in costume.

The 501st Legion, also known as Vader’s Fist, has thousands of members worldwide who

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Regional Jail Faces Lawsuit Claiming Wrongful Death

Did the Daviess-DeKalb County Regional Jail allow a young father of three to waste away in his own feces and urine and ultimately die of a lung infection as payback for posting negative comments about law enforcement on a social media website?

That is the claim of a Maysville woman. Janet Harris claims her husband, Timothy Harris, 36, an inmate being held at the jail while awaiting trial, died a

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Letter to the Editor: One Pool, A Whole Village

Dear Editor:

The old saying of “it takes a village to raise a child” can definitely be applied to operating a municipal swimming pool. It truly takes help from the entire community to keep our little pool going. And fortunately for us, the Gallatin community has once again answered the call and has stepped in to help protect one of the few recreational options here in Gallatin.

The problems with

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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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