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2014 Tax Sale Notice

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Do You Know This Town?

The following is the first of a series on the history of local towns by Lanita Sconce Smith, Daviess County Genealogical Society President.

The first settler came to this area from Ray County in 1834 and settled about two miles from where the current town now sits. His name was Thomas Auberry, an old pioneer who was a “jack of all trades.” He was a preacher, doctor, farmer, horse-trader, horse

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Liberty First at Chillicothe

Concerned Women for America of Missouri will present Liberty First 2014 Tour with Constitutional Attorney KrisAnne Hall from 12-3 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 14, at North Missouri Center for Youth & Families, 211 Locust Street, Chillicothe.

Topics will include: Should Christians be active in government?; How did we go from being subjects of a king to free men in a republic?; and What is the real NOW solution to federal

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Carl Carder Retires from Navy Along with Battalion 15

Farewell shipmate, going ashore

The time orderly was ordered to strike two bells and announce:

“Boatswain, stand by to pipe the side, Shipmate going Ashore, Fair Winds and Following Seas.”

Thus began the time honored tradition of Gallatin resident Carl Carder’s military retirement.

Master Chief (Seabee Combat warfare) Carl A. Carder, United States Naval Reserves, retired after 32 years in the military during a service held July 19 at Camp

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29th Annual Chautauqua Back on Track!

The Daviess County Chautauqua is back on track, scheduled for Sept. 19-20-21 on the Gallatin square! This will be the 29th year of the event … and it almost didn’t happen!

Approximately 25 people attended an organizational meeting Aug. 4, initiated by Mary Hacking of Gallatin, at which the Daviess County Fine Arts Council was “reformed.” The purpose of the meeting was to gather community input about all aspects

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No Parking on Park Street

Gallatin Police Chief Mark Richards discussed placing “No Parking” signs on both sides of Park Street from North Clay all the way down the street during the meeting of the Gallatin Board of Aldermen held July 29.

Chief Richards said Park Street is narrow and heavily traveled. When cars are parked on the street it becomes a traffic hazzard for motorists and pedestrians.

“There have been two instances over the

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Daviess County Schools Take Advantage of Training

Offered by sheriff

The Daviess County Sheriff’s Office is offering a free-of-charge training course to meet and exceed the requirements of Active Shooter and Intruder Response Training (ASIRT) to Daviess County Schools in August. The course is designed to meet the requirements of Missouri Revised Statute RSMO 170.315, in reference to ASIRT for schools. This statute was signed into law on Aug. 28, 2013, and went into effect on July

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Three Weeks to Get Your Child Vaccinated

This year the United States is experiencing a record number of measles cases and one of those cases was in Daviess County. Several were in Kansas City.

From Jan. 1 to July 11, 2014, there have been 566 confirmed measles cases reported to CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases. This is the highest number of cases since measles elimination was documented in the U.S. in 2000.

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Hank and Tank BBQ Opens in Hamilton

Hank and Tank BBQ in Hamilton is a family run business. Mr. Hank’s wife’s cousin’s son drew this design, which Mr. Henry had turned into their logo by a professional sign-maker. [Staff Photo/TLH]

Good, home-cooked food and quick, friendly service — that’s what will make customers at Hank and Tank BBQ in Hamilton stop for the first time and then come back for seconds.

“We’re just a little barbecue joint,

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Jameson Picnic Set for Aug. 7-9

Bring your lawn chairs!

The 123rd Annual Jameson Picnic will be held Aug. 7, 8, and 9 at the Jameson City Park. The event is sponsored by the Jameson Lions Club. Bring your old eye glasses and hearing aids to donate to the Lions Club.

Baby Show age divisions are 0-6 months; 7-12 months; 13-18 months; 19-24 months; 25-36 months. Little Mister and Miss are three- and four-years-old. There

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