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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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Defense Class for Women

The Trenton Police Department will be holding a women’s self-defense and survival awareness class on March 14, in the Trenton High School wrestling room. The cost is $25 per person, which includes lunch. Contact Chief Wright at 660-359-5557 or Debbie Carmen at 660-359-4324 for more information. This class — limited to 40 students — is in partnership with the Trenton Area Chamber of Commerce and Damsel in Defense and Scientific

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Contracts Coming in for City Openings

Interim City Administrator Phil Tate reported on job applications that have been submitted for city administrator, city clerk and pool manager. Tentative plans are to keep open the administrator and clerk positions for 30 days followed by review and timeline for interviews. Pool Manager applications are due by Feb. 27.

Public Works Director Mark Morey submitted a list of future projects for each utility department, a water loss worksheet on

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Saturation Results in Two Arrests

Captain James E. McDonald, commanding officer Troop H, St. Joseph, announces the results of a DWI (driving while intoxicated) saturation conducted in Daviess County.  The saturation was held from 10 p.m. on Feb. 21, to 2 a.m. on Feb. 22.

During this enforcement operation four officers patrolled specific areas with a goal of detecting impaired drivers and other traffic violations that contribute to traffic crashes.  As a result of the

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Daviess County Courthouse News

Your Right to Know: The following is information released from the Daviess County Courthouse on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015.

County Commission

These are the unapproved minutes of Feb. 18, 2015. Randy Sims, presiding commissioner, called the meeting to order. David Cox, first district commissioner, and Carl Carder, second district commissioner, were present.

James Lewis, road & bridge supervisor, and his crew are cutting brush around county.

Bills were reviewed and

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Activity Report

Jamesport man arrested after brief pursuit

Duane Swalley, Jamesport, was charged with 10 misdemeanors  after he attempted to flee from law enforcement on Feb. 21.

According to the probable cause, Deputy Todd Watson observed Swalley entering  a camouflage 2014 Polaris at Sunset Avenue and Missouri Highway 13, south of Gallatin, at 10:53 p.m. Swalley turned north onto Highway 13 at a high rate of speed, and was swerving across the

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Jail Meeting Friday

Daviess/DeKalb County Regional Jail Board meeting will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 27, in the training trailer at 102 N. Meadows Lane in Pattonsburg.

The board will hear a financial report and discuss training; high school tours; records disposal; and ORI Number during old business. Closed session will be held pursuant to litigations.

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