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2015 Tax Sale Notice

Daviess County publishes the 2015 Tax Sale Notice, describing lots and lands for delinquent taxes to be sold Aug. 24 at the county courthouse in Gallatin. Click here to see the listings: Tax Sale Notice

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Bridge Now Open

The Honey Creek Bridge on Route 13 just south of Gallatin is now open. Crews from the Missouri Department of Transportation closed the bridge on Monday, July 6, for extensive repairs. MoDOT appreciates the patience of motorists during this necessary road closure.

The 80-year old bridge, built in 1934, carries approximately 1,400 vehicles per day. MoDOT has identified it as a critical condition bridge. Replacing the Honey Creek Bridge is

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Daviess County Courthouse News

Your Right to Know: The following is information released from the Daviess County Courthouse on Tuesday, July 28, 2015.

County Commission

The commission will resume the regular schedule of Wednesday meetings today (July 29).

Circuit Court

A jury trial which had been scheduled July 27-28 for Matthew Huff, on seven various charges of child molestation, incest and statutory sodomy, was postponed to December 10-11.

The following cases were heard by

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Gallatin Streets Just Go On and On

Public Works Director Mark Morey received official notice on the day of the meeting for the Gallatin Board of Aldermen, July 27, that Herzog Contracting Corporation had rescheduled the city’s Mill Street project for spring 2016 due to the weather and a lack of sand available from the plant. Herzog will hold the city’s $74/ton bid for the project. Discussion was held on other possible options including private contractors, doubling

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Office Incident Report


9:15 am – A Daviess County warrant was issued for William S. Perkins, 45, Coffey, with charges of no valid license 3rd offense, felony D, and forgery, felony C. Perkins was in custody at time of issuance of the warrant on 24-hour hold. According to the probable cause report by Tpr. K. Cool, a computer check of Perkins’ vehicle prior to the stop on 162nd St. revealed that the

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Return to School with Vaccines Up to Date

Back-to-school season is here. Time for parents to gather school supplies and back packs. It’s also the perfect time to make sure your children are up-to-date on their vaccines.

Getting children all of the vaccines recommended by CDC’s immunization schedule is one of the most important things parents can do to protect their children’s health—and that of classmates and the community. Most schools require children to be current on vaccinations

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Early Pioneer Families of Daviess County: The Greens

by Lanita Sconce Smith, DCGS President

Merriwether Thurston Green was born in 1808 in Goochland County, Va., the son of John Green (1786-1859) and Margaret “Peggy” Thurston Green (1788-1857). He moved with his parents to Kentucky when he was a young man. It was there that he married Abigail Trosper, a native of Kentucky, in 1829. Merriwether and Abigail came to Daviess County in 1837 with their three children, and

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Missing Boy Found in Daviess County

A 13-year-old boy from Independence who had been reported missing was found late Saturday night in Daviess County with people who were believed to be related to him. The Daviess County Sheriff’s Department confirmed that Anthony Thomas was found in Pattonsburg. His family had been searching for him since Thursday, when he was last seen near Cler-Mont Elementary School.

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Route 190 to Close This Week

Route 190 will close Tuesday, July 28, and Wednesday, July 29, for repair. On Tuesday crews from the Missouri Department of Transportation will close Route 190 between Prairie Avenue and Nickel Avenue. On Wednesday the route will be closed between Nickel Avenue and the city limits of Jamesport. Crews will be patching the full width of the roadway in those sections between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. each day and

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Two from Colorado Jailed on Multiple Drug Charges

On July 24, Tpr. J. Johnston stopped a gray Toyota Camry for speeding on northbound I-35 at the 66-mile marker in Daviess County. During the stop, at 8:20 a.m., two individuals were taken into custody and transported to DDCRJ on a 24-hour investigative hold.

Lillie King, 19, Colorado Springs, CO, has been charged with two counts of class C felony possession of synthetic cannabinoid, THC Oil and LSD, class B

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