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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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Jail Proceeds with Records Disposal, Training, Management

The Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail Board discussed records disposal during their meeting held June 26 at the training trailer. The jail is waiting for a list from Sheriff Mark Owen and Captain Joseph King from Platte County with a definition of what records can be destroyed and when. Captain King is also a licensed attorney who is familiar with record disposals. The jail will look toward him for guidance in disposing

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Don’t Let the Sizzle Fizzle This Fourth of July

by Gallatin Police Chief Mark Richards

July 4 is quickly approaching and several local fireworks stands have opened. I would like to take this opportunity to wish the citizens of Gallatin a safe and happy Fourth of July and to point out the ordinances for shooting fireworks within the city.

Section 210.720 of the Gallatin City Code prohibits fireworks to be fired within the city except between the hours of

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Life Changing Mission Trip Examines Global Challenge

Cup of milk or whole cow?

by Theresa Hamilton, Office Manager/Events Coordinator, First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

The Global Challenge at Heifer International Ranch in Perryville, Ark., was more than a challenge for three adults and 12 youth from the Northwest Area (NWA) of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ); it was an eye-opening and life-changing mission trip! The 48-hour “Global Challenge” was paid for by the generous offerings

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Wagon Wheel Takes Last Turn

The Wagon Wheel II, located north of Pattonsburg, closed its doors this March and held an auction on April 18. The Wagon Wheel was a family friendly music hall. Founded in 2000 it claimed the largest dance floor in northwest Missouri. The Green River Band was its house band.

Its most recent owners, John and Lorrie Green, cited on the Wagon Wheel’s Facebook page health problems and the expense of

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