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‘Judging the Judges’ Brochure Available at Courthouse

Copies of “Judging the Judges,” a brochure provided by the Missouri Bar, is now available for voters at the office of Circuit Clerk Pam Howard. The brochure is provided as a public service, to strengthen the state’s judicial system by providing voters with useful information about judges’ performance on the bench.

The brochure lists appellate non-partisan judges who will be on the ballot this November, along with the recommendation of

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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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Fireworks Planned for Homecoming

The Make It Happen Committee received permission from the Pattonsburg Board of Aldermen to have a company do a fireworks display during the half time show of the Homecoming football game on Oct. 3.

In other business at the Sept. 22 meeting, two bids were received for an old fire truck. Danny Talbert’s bid of $700 was accepted. The other bid was from Robby Watson at $650.

Stephen Loxterman was

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Gallatin Considers Building Inspector

The Gallatin Board of Aldermen discussed a possible part-time building inspector during their meeting held Sept. 22. Discussion was also held on the industrial park road and other street projects as well as the purchase of a new skid loader.

Public comments were made regarding the cleanup of the building on the square and keeping city business local.

A bulldozer was used to clean up debris at the site of

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Bells Ring on Constitution Day

The Gallatin DAR rang the bells on Constitution Day, Sept. 17, in conjunction with a mayoral proclamation from the steps of Gallatin City Hall announcing Constitution Week at 3:05 p.m. by Gallatin Mayor Barb Ballew.

Pictured are Nancy Salmon, Regent; Gallatin Mayor Barb Ballew; Mary Lee Froman-Ellis, Vice-Regent; Markay Tolen-August, Member; Mary Beth Pittsenbarger, Treasurer; Lucille Bruce, Chaplain; Elizabeth Plotner, Secretary.

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City, County Request Support for Victims of Childhood Cancer

Gallatin Mayor Barbara Ballew signed a proclamation on Monday, Sept. 8, proclaiming September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Cancer is the number one disease killing children today. Tens of thousands of children and teenagers will be diagnosed with cancer each year. Cancer spares no one, affecting children from every socioeconomic background. The citizens of Gallatin are urged to join the effort to support the victims of childhood cancer and to

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City Conducts Electric Study, Pool Still Draining $$$

Gallatin City Administrator Zac Johnson discussed the Electric Coordination Study recently conducted by A2V Partners out of Springfield with the Gallatin Board of Aldermen at their meeting held Sept. 8. The protective device coordination study of Gallatin’s electric system cost $13,000. The company was looking at the city’s five substation circuit breakers to insure all components were working as they should be with proper calibration.

“This is something that should

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Village of Winston Board of Trustees Meeting

Minutes of September 2, 2014

Chairman Arvella Eaton called the meeting to order at 7:06 p.m., followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.

Trustees present: Arvella Eaton, Bill Michael, Jerry Lusk and Cindy Ball. Autumn Caldwell was absent due to illness. Others present: Lucille Lusk, Amber Curtis, Christy Eden Browder. Guests: Mark Browder; LaRae Loyd & Sandy Morrison, Colfax Township.

Agenda: Jerry Lusk moved to approve the agenda; Cindy Ball seconded.

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2013-2014 Missouri Blue Book Available

You can order a copy of the current Missouri Official Manual (known as The Blue Book) from the Missouri Press Foundation. This 1,536-page hard-bound book includes detailed information on local, state and federal governments, as well as stories, essays and pictures that help preserve our state’s heritage. The cost is $24.99 per copy, plus shipping, and can be ordered by calling 573-449-4167 or visiting mopress.com. For more information visit http://www.sos.mo.gov/bluebook/2013-2014/.

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