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Capital Report: Constitutional Amendment 2

Prosecuting Child Sex Offenders

by State Sen. Brad Lager

There is perhaps no crime more revolting or reprehensible than the sexual abuse of a child. In a civilized society, no child should have to endure that type of abuse nor shall we as a society accept it. Throughout my time in office, I have worked to ensure that our legal system adequately punishes these perpetrators.

Currently, Missouri’s legal system restricts

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Patrol Invites Public to Provide Feedback

The superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol invites the public to take part in a public opinion survey regarding safety and security, officers’ attitudes and competency, overall agency performance, and concerns regarding crime and social issues. The 2014 Public Opinion Survey can be found on the patrol’s website, www.mshp.dps.mo.gov. Click on the link at the top left of the home page to initiate the survey.

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Report Poaching Problems to OGT

Operation Game Thief (OGT) is Missouri’s anti-poaching program, designed to protect the fish, forest, and wildlife resources in our state. OGT—a partnership between the MDC and the Conservation Federation of Missouri—provides a state-wide, 24-hour toll-free hotline for the reporting of poaching or violation. Call 800-392-1111 to leave an anonymous report, for which you may be considered for a reward.

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Daviess County Courthouse News

Your Right to Know: The following is information released from the Daviess County Courthouse on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014.

Circuit Court

The following cases were heard by Judge Thomas Chapman on Oct. 8, 2014:

A jury trial was set for Matthew K. Huff, Pattonsburg, on April 30-May 1, 2015. He is charged with one count of class A felony child molestation, two counts of class B felony child molestation, two

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Daviess County Sheriff Activity Report

10-7-14

7:54 pm – Car vs. cow at the intersection of Highway 13 and Highway M. No human injuries. Car damaged and cow injured.

10:34 pm – Cow out on Highway J north of bridge.

10-8-14

11:56 am – Person needing deputy at Gallatin Country Club.

12:58 pm – Cow out on Highway 13, one mile north of Caldwell/Daviess county line.

4:32 pm – Out at residence for 11 calls

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Daviess County Courthouse News

Your Right to Know: The following is information released from the Daviess County Courthouse on Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014.

Courthouse closed Monday for Columbus Day holiday.

County Commission

Wes Carmack from MoDOT discussed a recommendation for closing Bridge 1980017 over Marrowbone Creek and Bridge 197007 over Dog Creek. In reference to the bridge on 190th Street in Sheridan Township, the county redecked this bridge and currently the commission is looking

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Daviess County Sheriff Activity Report

DAVIESS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE INCIDENT SUMMARY

On October 2, Rolla Sweiger, 30, Pattonsburg, was stopped in Pattonsburg by Cpl. J. Cross for not displaying any registration. According to the probable cause report, Sweiger performed poorly on several field sobriety tests and was placed under arrest for driving while intoxicated. During a search, the trooper also located three marijuana pipes.

After Sweiger was secured in handcuffs in the front seat of

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Poker Run Proceeds for Special Olympics Over $6,000

It was a beautiful day for the Second Annual Off-Road Poker Run held Sept. 28, 2014, sponsored by Special Olympics, Rob’s Cycle and the Daviess County Sheriff’s Office.

The event drew a large crowd of various sizes and makes of ATVs and UTVs. The gates opened at noon and the run started at 2 p.m. Over 250 poker hands were sold, with the winning hand awarded $320.

There was a

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Will the 911 Antenna Ever Find a Home?

Todd Watson advised the Daviess County Central 911 Board during their Aug. 28 meeting that the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) owns the land around the Winston water tower and has to approve a repeater antenna being put on the tower.

Earlier this summer, Mr. Watson began working out details to move the Lock Springs radio repeater as the Lock Springs area was covered by the Jamesport tower.

He had

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