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If Bagworms Aren’t Your Bag

by Tim Baker, Regional Horticulturist

I recently received my first call of the year about bagworms, so I thought it might be a good idea to remind everyone that in a few months it will be time to spray for them.

Bagworms can occur on a variety of trees and shrubs. These infestations range from minor to severe. A severe case of bagworms on a small tree can easily defoliate

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Police Arrest Man on Charge of Possessing Child Pornography

On Monday, March 15, the Gallatin Police Department arrested 32-year-old Cameron Curtis Wilson of Gallatin on suspicion of furnishing pornographic materials to a minor and possession of child pornography. These charges were the result of an investigation by the Gallatin Police Department following a call reporting that a minor in Gallatin had been shown a video of a pornographic nature. Officers from Gallatin Police Department and the Daviess County Sheriff’s

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Easter Egg Hunt at Wallace

CAMERON, MO — Kids of all ages will be able to enjoy an afternoon of fun at Wallace State Park on April 4. Sponsored by Missouri State Parks, the event including an egg hunt and other activities will be held from 12-3 p.m. at the enclosed shelter. Kids are invited to bring their baskets to collect the 1,000 candy- and toy-filled eggs—and look for the special “golden egg”—at 2 p.m.

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Daviess County Health Department Celebrates 40 years

Kristie Smith, R.N./M.S.N., Janet McMahon, Office Manager, Cheryl Alexander, R.N., Colt Bohannon, Environmental Specialist, B.S./EPHS, Sherri Carder, WIC Coordinator, Jackie Nichols, L.P.N., Debbie Gatton, L.P.N.

This Public Health Week, April 6-10, the Daviess County Health Department will celebrate 40 years of service to the citizens of Daviess County.

Annual reports dating back to 1974 tell the story of how a health center beginning with one staff member expanded to seven

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Daviess County Sheriff Incident Report

25 fires reported from 3-10 to 3-16-15.

Gallatin man arrested on child pornography charges

Cameron Wilson, 32, Gallatin, was charged with class B felony possession of child pornography and class A misdemeanor furnishing pornographic material to a minor on March 16. He was taken into custody on March 15 by the Gallatin Police Department at Gallatin Plaza Apartments. At the time, he possessed pornographic still photographs and at least one

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Hamilton’s Fairchild Announces Retirement

In November, Penney High School said farewell to its greatest high school football player, Kellen Overstreet. On Tuesday, the Hornets also bid goodbye to their greatest coach.

Dave Fairchild announced his retirement Tuesday in a quiet way, telling his players in a group meeting, “It was a difficult decision to make and I expect you to continue to work hard.”

Fairchild is the only head coach current Hamilton players have

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One Local Student’s Effort to End Childhood Hunger

Maile presents to a class.

GHS student Maile Cook has been working recently on an FCCLA project about ending childhood hunger. Over the past several months, she has presented to groups of students about the childhood hunger trends locally and nationally. Her goal is to give the students an idea of how many children in our school suffer from childhood hunger, and persuade them to help or take a stand

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Daviess County Courthouse News

Your Right to Know: The following is information released from the Daviess County Courthouse on Tuesday, March 17, 2015.

County Commission

James Lewis, road and bridge supervisor, and crew completed hauling rip-rap to areas around the Grand River on roads.

Bills were reviewed and approved.

Lance Rains, Green Hills Regional Planning Commission, discussed information for the two-cent tax for the fuel usage. Carl Carder, TAC chairman, signed letters to send

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Local Student Invited on Trip with Honor Choir

Seeks help from community with expenses

Jasmine Ramirez would like to travel to Honolulu, Hawaii, June 16-22, to sing with Honor Choir USA, and is seeking sponsors from the community to raise funds to help pay for traveling expenses.

“I’ve been singing all of my life and am very excited to go,” said Jasmine, who is a member of the Gallatin choir and has competed in state music contests and

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