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Boater Safety Certification Course To Be Offered At Troop H Headquarters

Captain James E. McDonald, commanding officer Troop H, St Joseph, announces a boater safety certification course will be offered from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., on Saturday, March 25, 2017, at Troop H Headquarters, 3525 North Belt, St. Joseph, Missouri. There is no fee for the course; however, students are required to pre-register online as seating will be limited. For more information, to register for the course, or to obtain

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Memories stand their ground long after buildings fall down…growing up on a Lickfork farm

   Written by Sammy Evans

The Evans family, consisting of my parents Ben and Ada and seven of us children (sisters, Lena Mae, Violet and Rosealee (Boyd Carpenter) and brothers, Floyd, James and Jack) were all born in the Lickfork neighborhood in southeast Daviess County and lived there for many years.

My great-grandfather built a large two-story house that stood on a knoll on the east side of the road, just

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MU Grape and Wine Institute Bringing New Topics to Show-Me Grape and Wine Conference and Symposium

The Show-Me Grape and Wine Conference and Symposium will return in March with new topics and events, as well as a tasting of Missouri wines.

The events, which are hosted by the University of Missouri Grape and Wine Institute (GWI), will run from March 8-10. The Show-Me Grape and Wine Conference, in its second year, will be March 8-9. This will be the sixth year of the Show-Me Grape and

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Gallatin Reserve meet in Wisconsin

Kenny Mort found this picture in his archives. It was taken at Camp McCoy, Wis., where Battery B, 381st Field Artillery Battalion, 102nd Ozark Division, had gone for yearly training. It was in 1957 or 1958. The Gallatin Reserves went to the meetings at Camp McCoy twice a month. They were called the 155 Howitzer Division and they could use the big guns at the camp.

Mr. Mort knew a

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Missouri Earthquake Awareness Month focuses on earthquake risk and disaster preparedness

 Topographic map showing earthquakes greater than magnitude 2.5 (circles). Red circles are earthquakes that occurred after 1972. Blue circles are earthquakes that occurred before 1973. Larger earthquakes are represented by larger circles. USGS image.

Southeast Missouri is at the center of the New Madrid Seismic Zone, the most active seismic area east of the Rocky Mountains

Gov. Eric R. Greitens has proclaimed February as Earthquake Awareness Month in Missouri, in

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Daviess County Financial Statement

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12 from Gallatin gather in Florida

Gallatin is well represented in Bradenton, Fla., in January of each year. In this photo taken on Jan. 18, at the Outback restaurant is Don and Carol Weaver, Barb Morrison, Louise Taylor, Carol and Wayne Wood, Duane and Ruth Frost, Nancy Terry and John Thompson, and Tom and Nita Cragg. We were celebrating Duane’s and Tom’s January birthdays and Nancy and John’s wedding which was set for Jan. 21 at

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Scuba diving comes naturally to area farmer

by T.L. Huffman

Dylan Leeper of rural Gallatin is a land-locked farmer, but he took to scuba diving like a fish to water.

Exploring an underwater world through scuba diving is an exhilarating experience that not everyone can enjoy. Nor should they. There are potential dangers. Death and injury can occur, especially by surfacing too quickly from a depth.

“During diving classes, the majority of what you practice in the

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Bergman murder may be a movie

On Jan. 6, 2017, 35 years will have passed since the Bergman murders took place at a rural home north of Gallatin.

On Jan. 6, 1982, Hal Page shot and killed Mary Bergman, 41, and wounded two of her children, Carl, 12, and Kevin, 16. He also killed a local electrician who happened to be working there at the time, Ed Ramsbottom. Page finally turned the gun on himself.

Of

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