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Christmas at the Corner Café

Christmas came early to the customers at the Corner Café on Monday, Oct. 20. A very generous man left a certain amount of money to pay for the customers’ lunches. The customers and staff were quite surprised and very appreciative. The workers at the Corner Café say they know this local man and know that he is a very caring and giving person every day. They all say, “Thank you,

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Activity Report


6:25 pm – Freddie Pendergraft, 53, Allerton, IA, was transferred from Wayne County, IA, to DDCRJ on Daviess County warrant for FTA for class D felony DWI.

6:52 pm – Call regarding child being bullied in Jamesport.

8:06 pm – Verbal dispute in Jameson.

8:22 pm – Individual at courthouse reference arrest from 10-19-14.


3:25 am – Property damage to vehicle at Winston Truck Stop.

6:33 am –

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Follow-Up: Health Department Funding Cuts

Dear Editor:

I wanted to follow up with you about the story the North Missourian published [found HERE] about the funding cuts we received at the Daviess County Health Department. That funding was restored due to the Ebola scare.

The Governor met with Department of Health and Senior Services and representatives of local public health from around the state. I am not sure how long this will remain intact.

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City Receives Grant for Car Camera

Patrick Bonnot, left, and Chief Richards.

Patrick Bonnot with Missouri Intergovernmental Risk Management presented the Gallatin Police Department and the City of Gallatin with a $3,375 risk management grant during a meeting of the Gallatin Board of Aldermen held Oct. 27. The money will be put toward the purchase of a new camera for the patrol car.

Police Chief Richards discussed the recent activities of the department and the purchase

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Hunter Aid and Guidelines

by Phyllis Pryor, Chula

As a landowner, I have surmised that many hunters sincerely do not know how to proceed when it comes to acquiring permission to hunt on private land. I believe that many hunters are second generation sportsmen who are following guidelines given to them by their fathers, uncles, etc., as much as 30 years ago. They don’t realize that times and the hunting environment have changed. This

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Pouring on the Concrete at Gallatin Fire

Three concrete crews were present on Wednesday, Oct. 22, at the foundation site of the new building being built by the Gallatin Fire Protection District. Manion Complete Concrete out of Cameron laid the concrete. Maples out of Kansas City had the pump. Penney’s Concrete Inc. hauled the concrete out of Hamilton. Gary Manion said his crew of six men poured 70 yards of concrete Wednesday and would pour another 70

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The Lighter Side of Cemetery Work

Funeral directors’ headstone

Lenny Anderson, owner of Anderson Monuments out of Chillicothe, drove the skid loader carrying the reserved gravestone for David and Deanna McWilliams on Wednesday, Oct. 22. The McWilliams, who own McWilliams Funeral Home in Gallatin, are the representatives for Anderson Monuments in the area, and wanted to preplan their own stone.

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The company was moving the stone from its place of rest across the

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Heating Assistance Program Warms Up

The Green Hills Community Action Agency’s Low-Income Housing Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP for short) is currently providing heating help to many households in northern Missouri. The winter program, which officially began Oct. 1 for the elderly or disabled, and will start Nov. 1 for all others, has already provided energy assistance funding to over 1,000 households in need, helping them stay warm and avoid heating or electrical disconnections.

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Thirty Years of Theater Now on DVD

History is repeating itself. Work is complete on copying the past 30 years of Gallatin Theatre League productions onto DVDs for ease of viewing. Rhonda McCann and Garrett Pettit transferred the productions. The Daviess County Library will make them available for the public to check out.

Some of the old popular titles are “Guys and Dolls”; “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers”; “Once Upon A Mattress”; “Ducktails and Bobbysox”; “Bye-Bye Birdie”;

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