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Regional Jail Will Turn Small Profit in 2015

The Daviess/DeKalb Regional Jail Board is projecting next year the jail will turn a profit. Not a big profit — $53,000 — but a profit, nevertheless.

Next year will be a trial year. It will be the first year the jail will go a full year with a vastly reduced number of counties being housed. Income is predicted from Caldwell; Daviess/DeKalb; Livingston; and Sullivan. In the years before the jail

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Ag and Rural Lifestyle Show

ST. JOSEPH, MO — On Friday, Jan. 23 (10 a.m. – 8 p.m.), and Saturday, Jan. 24 (9 a.m. – 4 p.m.), the St. Joe Civic Arena hosts the 20th Annual Ag & Rural Lifestyle Show. The event will include daily seminars, more than 100 vendors, and door prizes. For more information, visit cindybarnesproductions.com.

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Activity Report

1-13-15

11:31 am – C&I driver westbound on Highway 6.

1:50 pm – Sheriff out at residence.

3:20 pm – Daviess County Sheriff’s Office (SO) took Brittany A. Karstens into custody on a failure to appear warrant on original charges of non-support, misdemeanor A. Bond is set at $2,500 cash. Karstens was transported to DDCRJ.

3:45 pm – Well-being check.

1-14-15

9 am – Court in session.

3:09 pm –

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Harrison County Arrests “Most Wanted”

Jeremy T. Sims, 20, Coffey, who was on the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office “Most Wanted” list, was arrested by a Highway Patrol officer last week near Coffey.

Sims was wanted on a Harrison County warrant charging him with the distribution and delivery of a controlled substance.

Sheriff Josh Eckerson said his office had received a tip about Sims’ location from a member of the public. He had been one of

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PSC to Hold Local Public Hearing in Kingston

In Ameren electric rate case

The Missouri Public Service Commission will hold a local public hearing at 6 p.m. on Jan. 22, Caldwell County Courthouse in Kingston, 2nd Floor, 49 East Main, in an electric rate case filed by Union Electric Company d/b/a Ameren Missouri.

A public information/question and answer session will start at 6 p.m. with the taking of sworn statements to follow.

On July 3, 2014, Ameren Missouri

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Winston Sells Grader, Changes Propane Providers

The Village of Winton Board of Trustees discussed disposition of grader CAT 112-F during its meeting held Jan. 5. Jerry Lusk reported checking on options for selling the grader, and the best offer is through Clint Barnes for $1,000 with local pick up. The board authorized the sale.

Jerry Lusk noted that the city is out of propane and the company the city is now with has large fees to

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Wanted Suspect in Custody

On Jan. 15, 2015, at approximately 10:07 a.m., Troop H received information regarding the possible location of a suspect, Bradley E. Chapman, 35, from Green City, Mo., being in the Trenton area. A Sullivan County warrant indicated that Chapman was wanted for felony assault and a parole violation. Information was developed that placed the subject at a residence in Trenton.

Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers, along with officers from the

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Letter from a Birmingham Jail: MLK Jr. Gave a Classic for the Ages

Editors note: This letter was written by Martin Luther King Jr. after he was jailed for protesting the unjust treatment of African-Americans. He did so to draw attention to the issue and his act of civil disobedience is an example of how Christians are to deal with unjust action by their government. This is an abridged version due to space limitation.

16 April 1963

My Dear Fellow Clergymen:

While confined

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Gallatin Blood Drive Benefits Local Patients

Community Blood Center is the primary supplier of blood and blood components to 70 plus hospitals and medical centers in the Kansas City region. CBC will conduct a life-saving blood drive from 2-6 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 22, at the Gallatin Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints gym.

To make an appointment online, visit savealifenow.org, click the “Schedule an Appointment” icon and enter sponsor code gallatin. For additional details,

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