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Blast from the past

Aug. 16, 2006

During the regular meeting of the Gallatin Board of Aldermen, Police Chief Mark Richards reported that as of Aug. 14 there had been a total of 173 crime reports taken for the year 2006. That figure nearly matches the 172 reports taken for the whole of 2005.

Casey’s General Store, Inc. is expected to open a new 40 x 68 square foot convenience store and gas station

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Blast from the past

Aug. 9, 2006

In honor of the occasion of 150 years of continued service to the Lord, Old Scotland Church, located north on Hwy. K from Hwy. 6, then west on Flint Avenue half a mile in the Madelaine community, is planning to observe the milestone Aug. 26-27.

Emily Gay and Katherine Jarboe have been awarded scholarships for the 2006-07 academic year at the University of Missouri College of Agriculture

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Blast from the Past

Aug. 8, 2006

Gallatin High School’s Alyssa Strein and Brett Wilkinson have been nominated for the coveted Wendy’s High School Heisman Award. Similar to the collegiate Heisman recognition, this award honors the nation’s top high school seniors who best exemplify a supreme “scholar-citizen-athlete.”

The Gallatin FCCLA Parliamentary team of Kathryn Everly, Ayrica Batson, Kinsey Batson, Jon Youd, Alyssa Strein, Emily Michener and Hannah Huffman received a gold medal at the

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Blast from the Past

July 26, 2006

BTC Bank will open a fifth facility to be located in Chillicothe, next door to Applebee’s in Chillicothe’s new retail development and shopping center.

The Simmons children, Grant, Chloe and Jett, opened a lemonade stand on Monday in front of their house at 1309 S. Prospect in Gallatin. The kids advertised with flyers at Casey’s, John’s, the doctor’s office and the courthouse. By noon they had served

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50 Years Ago …

Only Gallatin supported school consolidation in 1966

Daviess County voters were asked on July19, 1966, to vote whether or not to consolidate the then six county school districts into one district.

The plan on the ballot was approved by the state department of education, which felt at the time that there were too many small schools in the county. That published statement alone likely led to the rejection of the

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Blast from the Past

July 19, 2006

Cheryl Alexander officially began her duties as administrator for the Daviess County Health Department on July 17. Cheryl was born and raised in Jamesport and graduated from its high school in 1982.

Firemen were called to the courthouse last Thursday when the halls filled with smoke due to a problem with the elevator motor. The lightning bolt that caused damage to several businesses along Main St. last

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Blast from the past

July 12, 2006
At 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, lightning struck in Gallatin. Although it has not been determined where the lightning struck, multiple businesses were affected. Gallatin Publishing Company and the office of Stanley Humphrey, D. D. S., received substantial damage.

Samantha Parman was named to the All-Star Team by the Harrison County Softball League. Samantha was a member of the Pattonsburg 10 and under softball team, sponsored by BTC Bank

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Blast from the past

July 5, 2006

Dane Brammer recently won a belt buckle for having the highest points in speed events in the 13 and under category at the CC Sundowners 4-H Horse Show at the Triple C Arena in Carrollton. Dane was riding his horse, Joe. Dane is the son of Dennis and Kim Brammer of Gallatin.

The graduating class of 2006 of Winston High School had seven young men earn their

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125 years of family, friends and fun at the Jameson Picnic

Homemade pies of all kinds including—apple, cherry, gooseberry, and chocolate with real meringue — luscious vine-ripened dark red tomatoes, hamburgers, hot dogs, picnic fries and legendary tenderloins (more than 1,500 sold over the span of the two evening and one day and evening event); can all be found at the annual Jameson Lions Club Picnic on August 11-13.

In addition to the food, a baby show, parade, lawn mower pull,

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