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Daviess County Sheriff’s Office Incident Report

5-19-15

7:25am – Report of burglary to business in Jamesport. Intruders appeared to have entered through an unlocked window. Owners reported approximately $198 in coin and currency was all that was taken.

11:55am – Residential alarm at Lake Viking. Nothing found. Residence OK.

7:32pm – Caldwell County advising of medical call that may need assistance by law enforcement at Daviess/Caldwell County line.

5-20-15

6:14pm – Report of possible drunk driver

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Gallatin Pool Opens for Summer

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Pool lifeguards and staff are pictured, top, Brianna Dunham, Morgan Acree, Shaunessy Eaton, Laurie Roll, Abby Marble, David Roll, Briar Roll and Dorothy Millette. Hours are 1-6 and 6-7 for adults only. Cost is $3 per person. Weekly pass is $15 for seven days. Season pass is $60 per person.

 

 

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Memorial Service Honors the Fallen, Those in Active Service

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Linda Arnold, of Gallatin, sings the National Anthem.

VFW Post 2172 of Gallatin conducted annual Memorial Day remembrance ceremony at the Brown Cemetery in Gallatin on May 25. Representatives from the VFW Post 2172 Ladies Auxiliary and local Boy Scout and Girl Scout troops also participated in the events. Both ceremonies involved the laying of wreaths and flowers, a three-volley rifle salute, and the playing of “TAPS.” Linda Arnold of

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It’s Time to Reform Crop Insurance

by Traci Bruckner

At the Center for Rural Affairs, we’ve heard from farmers across the Midwest and Great Plains about negative impacts of federally subsidized crop insurance for over a decade. A farm safety net is important to help family farmers mitigate risks, but there are real concerns with the current crop insurance program.

The federal government subsidizes crop insurance, paying 62% of premiums, on average, in 2012. Insurance policies

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Letter to the Editor: Big Thanks to Foster Parents

Dear Editor:

Thank you, foster parents!

On behalf of Healthy Families at Cornerstones of Care, we want to thank everyone in the community who is a foster parent. We know being a foster parent is a tough job, and we appreciate your dedication and commitment to our children.

As you well know, the children in our care have suffered from abuse and neglect. While those traumatic experiences are unimaginable to

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Office Incident Summary

Four persons were arrested during a traffic stop on northbound I-35 in Daviess County on May 17 on various drug and firearm charges. According to the probable cause report, Ashley Snidow, 19, was pulled over for speeding in a Toyota Camry with Minnesota license plates. Her Missouri driver’s license was suspended, and Trooper J. Johnston detected the odor of burnt marijuana coming from the vehicle. While in Johnston’s patrol car,

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Community Works Together to End Hunger

Second Harvest Community Food Bank joined with the Gallatin Post Office in a local effort to “Stamp Out Hunger” – the nation’s largest annual food collection event. The food was taken to the Seventh-Day Adventist Community Center Food Pantry where it will be available to low income residents and anyone with an emergency need. Call 663-2478 for more information. The post office employees and Seventh-Day wish to thank the community

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All Alumni Reunion Set for May 22-25

The Gallatin All Alumni Reunion will be held this weekend, May 22-25. Schedule includes an icebreaker at South Side Tavern on Friday; Class of ’65 gathering at the library from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. on Saturday; All alumni banquet at the high school gym with doors open at 4 and dinner at 5:30 on Saturday; All alumni pot luck wiener roast at Dockery Park at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday; and Veterans

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After the Storm

Jameson — Its Own Tornado Alley

Timber around the McDaniel farms, located along Forest Avenue about six miles northeast of Jameson, received damage from a storm that went through at about 1 a.m. Sunday morning. A farm home was barely missed by the high winds, possibly a tornado. The damage started about a half mile south of Forest Avenue and continued in a northeasterly direction for about a mile and

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