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2016 Tax Sale Notice

Daviess County publishes the 2016 Tax Sale Notice, describing lots and lands for delinquent taxes to be sold Aug. 22 at the county courthouse in Gallatin. Click here to see the 2016 listings: Tax Sale Notice

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Blast from the Past

Jan. 11, 2006

Pvt. Clayton Baker of Gallatin joined the Missouri Army National Guard on Dec. 30, 2005. Baker is a senior at Gallatin High School and the son of Mark and Lori Baker of Gallatin.

William Jewell College’s Larry Holley became a member of an elite club as he notched his 700th career basketball coaching victory on Jan. 3. He is the 28th NCAA or NAIA coach

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Blasts from the Past

Compiled by Sports Editor Dennis Cox

Jan. 4, 2006

Premium Standard Farms is expanding the company’s Milan hog processing facility. The move will increase daily processing capacity by 35 percent to 10,000 head, an increase of 2,600 per day.

Air Force Airman Darcy L. Kumm has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. She is the daughter of Vicki Kumm of Winston, and is

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The Haunted Heartland…Murder by the decades -1900

From the Gallatin Democrat, December 20, 1900

State vs. George Henry Clay

Defense: Attorney: Rollin J. Britton and Joshua W. Alexander

Prosecutor: John C. Leopard, assisted by Attorneys J.A. Selby & Givens.

Jury: J.L. Black, Robert Drummond, J.H. Myers, J.R. Williams, A.B. Hale, Fred Fossinger, Henry Heaston, C.M. Hale, P.L. Hoskins, W.W. Hopkins, Milton Trosper and Noah Hershberg.

Sentence: Found guilty of murder in the first degree. Sentenced be hanged

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2015 Year in Review (January – June)

JANUARY

  • Concert violinist Brent Busselberg performed in Gallatin Jan. 17, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints building.
  • First Baptist Church of Gallatin announced the employment of Wood Marshall as youth pastor.
  • Bryan Scott Carter of Gallatin plead guilty to assault first degree, amended from statutory rape, and one count of incest in a 2013 case involving his then 4-month-old child.
  • Pattonsburg Multi‑Purpose Center’s Third Annual Catfish,
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Blast from the past

Dec. 28, 2005

H. Olsen completed 20 years of service to the Daviess County FSA Committee and 18 years dedicated service to the Daviess County Community Committee.

Students from our area named to the NCMC President’s Honor Roll were Kyle Hefley and Jenny Stanhope of Gallatin; Felicia Nelson of Jameson; and Susanna Bennett and Melody Prescott of Jamesport.

Russell Hamilton, pastor of the Gallatin First Christian Church, recently received the

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Blast from the past

Dec. 21, 2005

Searcy Principal Kelly Warren promised students kindergarten through sixth grades that if they could raise $10,000 for their school fund, she’d kiss a pig. The students met the challenge and then some, raising over $12,000 selling QSP Reader’s Digest catalog items.

Nic Burrell finished with a career high 27 points to lead Gallatin to a 60-48 victory over Trenton. He scored seven treys and Andrew Adkison tossed

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Blast from the past

Dec. 15, 2005

Modern Woodmen of America, a national provider of fraternal financial services and programs, recently honored Jeanette Sprague of Pattonsburg for outstanding leadership of kids.

Earning medals at the Lexington Wrestling Tournament for Gallatin were Cody Selby, Daniel Horvatin and Clayton Baker, first place; Dale Ray Curtis and Stephen Wood, second place.

Dec. 13, 1995

The Gallatin FFA Chapter set a record this year, selling over $13,000 worth

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Blast from the Past

Dec. 7, 2005

Gallatin’s drive to the Class 1 football quarterfinals paid more dividends this week with the announcement that seniors Daniel Horvatin and Clayton Baker have been named to the Class 1 all-state teams.

Gallatin’s boys erupted for 17 unanswered points in the third quarter, then out-dueled South Harrison down the stretch to claim a third straight Gallatin Invitational title. Andrew Adkison (MVP) and Nic Burrell were named to

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Murder by the decades…Gallatin 1977, sheriff shot by youth

From the Gallatin North Missourian Sept. 14, 1977 and Dec. 13, 1978

Daviess County Sheriff Leland Houghton lost his life early Sunday morning when he was shot to death by a 16-year-old youth he had tried to help. The sheriff had driven the boy to his home in his patrol car after the young man had driven his own vehicle into a ditch.

Sheriff Houghton was dead on arrival at

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