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Daviess County Courthouse News

Your Right to Know: The following is information released from the Daviess County Courthouse on Tuesday, August 25, 2015.

County Commission

The road and bridge crew will be repairing equipment. Commissioners reported that a bridge by Trager Quarry has a large cottonwood tree in close proximity to the lower part of the bridge. Crews will be clearing that out.

Carmello Hernandez discussed the maintenance of the county vehicle and courthouse

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Office Activity Report

Terry W. Jones, 20, Gallatin, was found to be in possession of a stolen vehicle during a routine traffic stop initiated by the Cameron Police at about 2 p.m. on Aug. 19. The 2002 Pontiac Bonneville had been taken from the residence of Jeffery C. Purdy on Allen Street in Gallatin on Aug. 18. The stolen vehicle had been left unattended, with keys in the ignition at the time of

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Fake Shooters, Fake Guns, Fake Reactions — Real Message

At active shooter demo at GHS

The Gallatin Police Department ran through several possible scenes to simulate a shooter in the Gallatin High School building and demonstrate the best way for staff to respond on Friday, Aug. 21.

Here Chief Richards plays the bad guy, trying to gain entrance into a classroom.

Gallatin Police Chief Mark Richards and Detective David Vaughn played the role of the shooters, using fake guns

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Jail Meets Aug. 28

The Daviess-DeKalb County Regional Jail Board will hold its meeting at 10 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 28, at the training trailer at the jail at 102 North Meadows Lane in Pattonsburg. The agenda includes the financial report. Old business will cover training, records disposal, and the 2014 audit.

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Daviess County Courthouse News

Your Right to Know: The following is information released from the Daviess County Courthouse on Tuesday, August 18, 2015.

County Commission

The road and bridge crew will be placing corrugated metal pipe in several areas in the county.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency sent release HQ-15-057 which states the President has declared a disaster for Missouri which includes Daviess County.

Frank Blakemore, Garver Engineering, discussed engineering for bridges and other

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Human Trafficking – Modern Day Slavery

by Sgt. J.P. Angle, Public Information Officer, Missouri State Highway Patrol, Troop H

The title says it all: Human trafficking is the equivalent to modern day slavery. The topic of human trafficking is a dark and uncomfortable issue, but unless we are willing to have an honest discussion about it, the problem will persist. Every year human traffickers generate billions of dollars in profits from victimizing millions of people in

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City Seeks New City Auditor

Discussion was held during the meeting of the Gallatin Board of Aldermen on Monday, Aug. 10, regarding publishing a proposal request for a new city auditor. City Administrator Tony Stonecypher plans to provide auditor recommendations to the council for the Sept. 14 council meeting. Scott Stephens is the present city auditor and has been with the city for several years. He has health issues and will no longer be providing

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Office Incident Report

8-11-15

12:01 am – Resident thought they heard noises outside their house near Jameson.

8:18 am – Complaint about dog in Altamont.

9 am – Report of gas and diesel fuel stolen from farm north of Gallatin.

9:17 am – Suspicious vehicle parked in Altamont.

1:50 pm – DeKalb County advising that Brian Atteberry, 25, Creston, IA, has been transferred to DDCRJ on Daviess County warrant for two counts of

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‘Take a Brake’ Training – Brake Safety Awareness Week

The Commercial Motor Vehicle Enforcement Division of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, in conjunction with the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, will participate in “Brake Safety Awareness Week,” scheduled for Sept. 6-12. “Brake Safety Awareness Week” is an educational outreach program designed to train companies, drivers, and mechanics about proper brake adjustment and air brake system inspection.

Troop H invites all trucking companies who would like to participate in the program

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