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Jameson Man Seeks Presidency in 2016

What is his plan?

Dale Christensen, Jameson, an international businessman, entrepreneur and former professor of business, announced on Oct. 6 that he had filed with the Federal Exchange Commission to become the first Republican presidential candidate for the 2016 election.

Dale Christensen

Mr. Christensen extends a challenge to everyone in America to read the Constitution with family and neighbors, and talk about it and remember it.

“It’s the only thing

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Capitol Perspectives: Political Transformations

by Phill Brooks

During my professional career, I have experienced two major political transformations that fundamentally changed our society. Recent developments in Missouri make me wonder if we’re experiencing a similar transformation today involving gay rights — or, at least, gay marriages in Missouri.

The two political transformations in my time involved the Vietnam War and the civil rights movement. I’ve been thinking about those two changes as I’ve watched

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Gallatin City Administrator Receives Statewide MPUA Award

Pictured left to right are Zac Johnson, Gallatin City Administrator, who received an MPUA award recently, with Richard Shockley, MJMEUC Chair and Lebanon Public Works Director.

A statewide organization of municipal utilities has presented its Jack Swearingen “Seven Hats” Award to Zac Johnson, Gallatin City Administrator. The award, given by the Missouri Public Utility Alliance (MPUA), recognizes an individual for special skills in many responsibilities involved in serving a municipal

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E-filing … It’s Coming!

Daviess County Circuit Clerk Pam Howard attended Judicial Court Clerk College from Oct. 1-3 at the Lake of the Ozarks. The purpose of the college is to educate clerks on various issues. Among topics covered at the college was e-filing and electronic courts. E-filing will be implemented in the 43rd Circuit, which includes Daviess County, in May of 2015.

With e-filing, all paperwork for every case will be scanned

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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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