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Daviess County Sheriff’s Office Incident Report


12:30 am – Trenton PD with info regarding subjects Daviess County is looking for.

2:30 am – To office with two subjects on investigation. Subjects were transferred to DDCRJ for 24-hour hold for possible filing of charges.

1:40 pm – Charges were filed for four subjects taken to DDCRJ on 6-22-15. All were from Kansas City, except Isaac Clampit, who is from Trimble. Hope Carrell, 20, was charged with

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Pilot Dies During Cameron Air Show

A 50-year-old Smithville pilot died Saturday, June 27, when his biplane crashed during a routine aerial performance at the Cameron Airshow. The airport is located on A Highway about two miles southwest of Cameron.

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Steven O’Berg was flying his red and white Pitts S2-B biplane (a fixed-wing aircraft with two main wings stacked one above the other) at the airshow when at about 1:50 p.m. witnesses said they heard his

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R-3 Gets Estimate for Water Leaks

Superintendent Wendell Burns reported to the North Daviess Board of Education that water was still coming in the gym and closet during the heavy rains the area has had lately. An individual was contacted to get an estimate for needed repairs. The estimate was $3,400 and the board agreed to get this taken care of.

Funds in the amount of $30,000 were transferred from the general fund to the capital

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New Resource Guide on Identity Theft

A new Identity Theft Resource Guide is available to the public. The guide informs Missourians on steps they should take now to protect themselves from becoming a victim and how to repair the damage caused by identity theft.

According to the Missouri Attorney General’s office, identity theft is one of the fastest-growing crimes in the nation. It affects more than 10 million victims every year.

Identity thieves can get victims’

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Graves Issues Statement After SCOTUS Upholds ACA

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Sam Graves issued the following statement after the Supreme Court today ruled in favor of the Obama Administration in the case of King v. Burwell.

“I strongly disagree with today’s ruling, but it does not change my resolve to fully repeal Obamacare,” Rep. Graves said. “The president’s health care law has led to higher costs, fewer jobs, and tremendous uncertainty for families and small businesses.”

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Jesse James Days Riding into Town

Jesse James and the gang will ride again as Winston holds Jesse James Days July 10 and 11.

Friday night, July 10: homemade ice cream social and gospel sing; food shack opens at 6 p.m.; music at 7 p.m.; bag toss tournament at 7 p.m. (registration and practice between 6-6:50).

Saturday, July 11: 7 a.m.: biscuits and gravy breakfast; 9:30 a.m.: baby show (please register by 9); the raising of

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The Early Pioneer Families of Daviess County

by Lanita Sconce Smith, Daviess County Genealogical Society President

The Penistons

One of the first families to settle in Daviess County was that of the family of Robert Peniston, Sr. ,who came in the fall of 1831, according to son, Theodore’s, obituary. The family came from Jessamine County, Ky., when Theodore was 19. The children were: Robert Jr., buried in Livingston County; Col. William, P., buried in California; Theodore;  Francis,

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Silver Hair Legislators Vote on Priority Bills

The Northwest Delegation of the Silver Haired Legislature (NWDSHL) met June 18 at the Area Agency on Aging office in Cameron. Delegates from Daviess County were Troy Lesan and Shirley Leakey. John Murphy from Maysville was re-elected as president of the regional delegation.

SHL members welcomed Missouri Representatives J. Eggleston and Pat Conway who addressed the assembly. They were joined by Northwest Missouri Area Agency on Aging Executive Director Rebecca

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Little Mermaid Audition

An audition will be held for the Missoula Children’s Theatre original adaptation of The Little Mermaid on Monday, July 6, at the Courter Theater in Gallatin from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. Those auditioning should plan to stay for the full two hours, 10-noon. Some of the cast members will be asked to stay for a rehearsal immediately following the audition.

Approximately 50-60 roles

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