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2015 Tax Sale Notice

Daviess County publishes the 2015 Tax Sale Notice, describing lots and lands for delinquent taxes to be sold Aug. 24 at the county courthouse in Gallatin. Click here to see the listings: Tax Sale Notice

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McBrooms’ ‘Hodgepodge’ … Their Oasis

Shannon and Kyle McBroom call their back yard a hodgepodge, but really it is a very ordered oasis which has been named Yard of the Month for July by the Gallatin Garden Club.

The McBroom’s back lawn at 812 S. Prospect is surrounded by 50 lilac bushes which makes a natural privacy fence with enough space between a couple of the bushes to allow entrance for yard work.

They have

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A Strange, Weird, Really Cool… Er, Thing!

Michael Long, 62, Gallatin, found this strange fossil that looks like a snail while walking his dog along the old Grand Highway in the north part of Gallatin. Mr. Long said he walks for miles all over town looking for fossils.

“I flip over a rock and find one and then I find another — it’s like finding gold,” he said.

Mr. Long has only lived in Gallatin for about

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One of a Kind — Man and Product

Ellis sits with a few furry friends—and an Indian he carved himself.

“I’ve always been a collector,” said Gary Ellis of Jamesport. “Old folks in the neighborhood would give me little trinkets when I was a kid. I had so many marbles and keys in my pockets, I couldn’t keep my pants up.”

One thing led to another. Mr. Ellis, 75 years old now, never stopped accumulating things and has

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Letter to the Editor: Altamont Soldier Buried in France

My name is Dave Nyhlen (currently living in Beaurains les Noyon, France) and understand that you maintain the website for the Historical Society and was hoping that you might be able to put me in contact with someone related to a Lt. Frands V Frazier from Altamont, MO, who died 24th of March, 1918, from wounds received while the Germans retook the city of Noyon, France, in their last offensive

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Life Changing Mission Trip Examines Global Challenge

Cup of milk or whole cow?

by Theresa Hamilton, Office Manager/Events Coordinator, First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

The Global Challenge at Heifer International Ranch in Perryville, Ark., was more than a challenge for three adults and 12 youth from the Northwest Area (NWA) of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ); it was an eye-opening and life-changing mission trip! The 48-hour “Global Challenge” was paid for by the generous offerings

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Leap of Faith Leads to Family Business for Kidder Couple

Kirk and Mary Lee of Kidder love the outdoors. They ride horses, fish, and even hunt a little together. They had always dreamed of owning their own tack shop and had lots of ideas about what they could make if they just had the equipment and materials.

Many people will recognize Kirk as a member of the local band, the Bluegrass Tornadoes. Bluegrass Tornadoes performs folk music and bluegrass through

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Father, Son Indicted for $862,000 Fraud Against Farmers

Same men plead guilty in Daviess County case in 2012

A father and son in northern Missouri were indicted by a federal grand jury June 9 for their roles in a conspiracy to defraud farmers in 10 states of nearly $862,000, according to Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri.

Mark Henry, Sr., 50, of Cameron, and his son, Mark Henry, Jr., 28, of Lucerne, were

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Blasts from the Past

June 1-8, 2005

Carleena Leeper was awarded a plaque signifying her selection as Wal-Mart Teacher of the Year. This is her third year with the Cameron R-1 district. She teaches kindergarten special education.

Among this year’s participants in the 14th Annual Lions District 26F All-Star Basketball Classic are Gallatin’s Kyle Hefley and Emily Gay, Winston’s Cody Lang, Pattonsburg’s Brandon Ray, North Daviess’ Nicole Ray and Gilman City’s Kaleb Wilson.

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Help Bring Bella Back

A $2,500 reward is being offered for the return of Bella, a five-year-old German Short Hair Pointer, by the McDaniel family of rural Jameson. The beloved family pet was last seen Saturday at a farm located at 232nd Street and Forest Avenue, about six miles northeast of Jameson. It is believed Bella may have sensed a storm coming and left the farm to avoid being in its path. If

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