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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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Boil Advisory LIFTED

UPDATE: As of late-afternoon on July 23, the boil advisory has been lifted.


July 20: PWSD #1 has announced a boil advisory (due to a water main break) for everyone south of The Grand River in old Pattonsburg, Winston, Weatherby, and surrounding areas. We’ll update when the advisory has been lifted.

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Mill Street to be Paved Soon; Park May Seek Lot Bid

Herzog Contracting Corporation out of St. Joe bid for laying new pavement on Mill Street at $74 per ton was accepted by the Gallatin Board of Aldermen during their meeting Tuesday, July 14. There will be approximately 1,637 tons needed to lay new pavement on Mill Street from Olive to Searcy, for a total of $121,183. Keller Asphalt out of St. Joseph declined a bid. Norris Asphalt out of Ottumwa,

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Benefit for Christopher Cameron

A benefit for Christopher Cameron, who was injured in a motorcycle accident earlier this summer, will be held on the Daviess County Courthouse lawn in Gallatin from 6-8:30 p.m. on Aug. 15. Please bring your own lawn chairs. In case of bad weather, the event will be held at the First Baptist Church in Gallatin.

Lake Viking Church is hosting the benefit. Bill Hostetler of Jamesport will be making homemade

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Help Needed to Identify Football Players

Do you know anyone from this 1936Gallatin football team?

Ron Harlow of Kearney discovered the negatives of these old pictures of a Gallatin football team while going through some of his late grandmother Murl (James) Harlow’s storage boxes.

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“I’d heard stories that my father was a whiz of a football player, but I had never seen a team picture of him,” said Ron. “My grandmother saved everything

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A Strange, Weird, Really Cool… Er, Thing!

Michael Long, 62, Gallatin, found this strange fossil that looks like a snail while walking his dog along the old Grand Highway in the north part of Gallatin. Mr. Long said he walks for miles all over town looking for fossils.

“I flip over a rock and find one and then I find another — it’s like finding gold,” he said.

Mr. Long has only lived in Gallatin for about

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Access II Back to School Bash

Access II Independent Living Center will be holding their annual Back to School Bash on Thursday, August 6, from 4-6 p.m. The event will be held at the Gallatin Elementary School gymnasium at 602 South Olive Street in Gallatin. This event will be open to Daviess County families with elementary students (preschool-6th grade). There will be information, resources, school supplies, face paintings, drawings for both a boy and girl, drawings

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Colorful Parade Rolls Safely Along

Gallatin Police Department Officers helped get the parade safely through the city on Saturday, July 18, during the Missouri Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture’s second annual Keep Missouri Farming Tractor Cruise. There were approximately 30 tractors making this year’s trip from Hamilton, taking a route that led to Gallatin where they ate lunch at the high school before circling the square and heading back down Hwy 13. The 37-mile scenic

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Don’t Blink or You’ll Be In It

There are a few places in Daviess County where the gravel roads run right up near the Grand River. This one is off Saber Road across the MaGill Bridge on the south side. Highway O begins on the north side and goes on to Hwy. 6. The Grand has encroached until there is no longer a crop field, just a grassy strip. It’s an interesting enough drive when the sand

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Board of Equalization Convenes, Renders Decisions on Tax Issues

The Daviess County Board of Equalization convened at 8:45 a.m. on July 20. Board of Equalization members present were Elaine Bohannon, Les Turner, Randy Sims, Carl Carder, David Cox, and Betty Harmison.

Results of the meeting are detailed below:

9 a.m. – Holy Archangel Michael & All Angels Skete. Father Alexii Altschul and Mother Nicole were present. They discussed their religious organization and their property that is used for retreats.

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