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County Commissioner Carl Carder focuses on township news pulled from archives.
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McVeigh juror to Boston:

As jurists weigh the fate of convicted terrorist Dzhokhar Tsarnaev after the Boston marathon bombing, a jurist who joined in the unanimous decision to impose the death penalty on another terrorist almost 20 years ago says: "I hope you can live with your decision..."
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Read the latest GHS Alumni newsletter about plans for the All Alumni Reunion on Memorial Day Weekend, May 22-25...
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Daviess County Sheriff Incident Report

25 fires reported from 3-10 to 3-16-15.

Gallatin man arrested on child pornography charges

Cameron Wilson, 32, Gallatin, was charged with class B felony possession of child pornography and class A misdemeanor furnishing pornographic material to a minor on March 16. He was taken into custody on March 15 by the Gallatin Police Department at Gallatin Plaza Apartments. At the time, he possessed pornographic still photographs and at least one

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Daviess County Courthouse News

Your Right to Know: The following is information released from the Daviess County Courthouse on Tuesday, March 17, 2015.

County Commission

James Lewis, road and bridge supervisor, and crew completed hauling rip-rap to areas around the Grand River on roads.

Bills were reviewed and approved.

Lance Rains, Green Hills Regional Planning Commission, discussed information for the two-cent tax for the fuel usage. Carl Carder, TAC chairman, signed letters to send

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Michener Among Patrol’s 100th Recruit Class

Colonel Ron Replogle, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, announces that 45 people, including Levi B. Michener of Gallatin, reported to the Missouri State Highway Patrol Law Enforcement Academy on January 5, 2015, to begin the 25-week training course to become a trooper. The 100th Recruit Class is scheduled to graduate on June 26, 2015. The average age of the members of the 100th Recruit Class is 26.5 years.

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Lake Viking Polar Bear Plunge Raises $27,717

It was a nice spring-like day – temperatures in the sixties and uncharacteristically warm for a Polar Bear Plunge – but the water was still very cold. Just ask the fifty-six brave souls who went into the frigid water for the Eighth Annual Lake Viking Polar Bear Plunge. After all, the temperature had been in the zero range only a few days earlier, and a sheet of thin ice still

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Daviess County Courthouse News

Your Right to Know: The following is information released from the Daviess County Courthouse on Tuesday, March 10, 2015.

County Commission

James Lewis, Road & Bridge Supervisor and crew are cutting brush and placing rip rap on roads.

Bills were reviewed and approved.

Dave Linville, Sheridan Township, discussed road closures within the township.

Ben Becerra, Sheriff, discussed titling of vehicles, storage building issues.

Beth Taylor and Denise Simpson from AFLAC

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Incident Report

3-3-15

9:52 am – Livingston County has Henry Chester, 57, Chillicothe, in custody for Daviess County warrant for Probation Violation on original charges of Possession of Marijuana and Resisting Arrest, both misdemeanors. Chester will be transferred to DDCRJ. No bond has been set.

10:12 am – MSHP arrested Robert Thomas, 53, Liberty, on two FTA warrants from Maries County. The warrants were for traffic offenses. Thomas posted $550 cash bond

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Daviess County Courthouse News

Your Right to Know: The following is information released from the Daviess County Courthouse on Tuesday, March 3, 2015.

County Clerk

Absentee ballots for the April 7, 2015, Municipal Election are now available in the county clerk’s office. Ballots may be obtained by mail or in the office any day during regular office hours and on Saturday, April 4, from 8 a.m. to noon.

Voter registration for this election will

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Activity Report

2-24-15

6:13 am – Business intrusion alarm in Pattonsburg.

1:35 pm – MSHP transferring individual to DDRJ on 24-hour investigative hold.

2 pm – Funeral escort.

1:49 pm – Possible drunk driver on Highway 6 west of Gallatin.

2-25-15

11:05 am – Warrant was issued for Geoffrey Krum, 26, Austin, TX. Krum was arrested on 2-24-15. Charges filed are class C felony possession of a controlled substance (hallucinogen), and misdemeanor

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CDSE Sixth Graders Graduate from D.A.R.E.

On Feb. 27 Gallatin sixth graders graduated from their D.A.R.E. class. These young adults completed the 10 week D.A.R.E. program by writing an essay on what they learned during the class that will help them stay drug and violence free. This year’s D.A.R.E. essay winners for Gallatin are, left to right, Matney Waters, Carlie Beck and Johnna Tadlock.

Programs such as D.A.R.E. could not exist without the support of the

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