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Daviess County Sheriff Activity Report

9-2-14

7:50 am – Cow out near Highway 6 and Highway 13.

12:02 pm – Funeral escort.

6:11 pm – Complaint reference bus driver.

6:44 pm – DeKalb County reference possible location of items stolen from their county.

9-3-14

3:16 am – Vehicle with parking lights on, Highway 6 west of Gallatin reportedly in the middle of the road. MSHP reporting driver is in car asleep and was told to

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Flushing Out Childhood Cancer

A golden toilet is making the rounds in the neighborhoods of Gallatin. The toilet is meant to use a little humor to inspire everyone to remember that September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Gold is the international symbol for childhood cancer. Gold, the most precious metal, was chosen to recognize the most precious members of our communities, the children. Citizens must pay to have the toilet removed from their yard.

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From Gallatin to Guatemala

Pastoral family goes on a mission building homes, hope, and faith in humanity

Russ and Theresa Hamilton and their son, Sam, the pastor’s family from Gallatin First Christian Church, went on a mission trip to Central America, with the goal to salvage the dignity, hope and faith of a people living in the largest dump in Latin America.

The Hamilton family planned and paid for the mission trip with help

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Chautauqua’s Theme: How the West Was Fun!

The 2014 Daviess County Chautauqua will kick off on Friday, Sept. 19, with some new events and some traditional events on the schedule. A variety of vendors will be around the square throughout the weekend.

Friday’s 5:30 p.m. opening will feature a flag ceremony and VFW brick ceremony, followed by musical entertainment and a family movie on the square.

On Saturday, some new events have been added, including an old

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Bottled Water Distributed to Schools for Sale

On Aug. 27 and 28, volunteers from Murphy-Brown of Missouri delivered 1880 cases of bottled water to area schools. This is the fourth year of the Murphy-Brown of Missouri bottled water donation which has grown from 14 schools in 2011 to 20 schools in 2014. Each school receives up to 100 cases of bottled water, which is primarily sold in concessions at school events for fundraising.

Winston

This year, if

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Seventy-Year-Old Tractor Stays in Family

Dean Merrigan, who lives on Hwy B in Coffey, gave this 1946 John Deer tractor to his son to restore. When Dean got out of the Navy in 1946, people were still farming with horses and mules and there were not a lot of tractors around. Dean purchased the John Deer and he and his three brothers (Donald, Jacky and Jerry) did a lot of custom work. Dean’s first job

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DCHD Offers Cholesterol Screenings

September is National Cholesterol Awareness Month. The Daviess County Health Department is offering a Lipid Panel for $10.00 on the following dates in September from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Tuesday, Sept. 16, and Tuesday, Sept. 23. This is a fasting test and you must not eat or drink after midnight the night before. Because this is a screening, you will not need to obtain a doctor’s order or call

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Eight Nurses on The Moving Wall

There are only eight female nurses listed on The Moving Wall, not 800 as reported in the Aug. 27 issue of the Gallatin North Missourian.

Richard Casteel from Tulsa, Okla., called to make the correction. He is a volunteer with The Moving Wall, a half-size replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C., which came to Dockery Park in Gallatin from Aug. 21-25.

Mr. Casteel said he and his

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How Sweet It Is… Homecoming 2014 Theme is “Candy”

The theme for the 2014 Gallatin Homecoming is “candy” and features spirit days, a parade, coronation, dance, and game. The parade will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 12, Coronation that evening at 6 p.m., at the high school football field. The game is against the Princeton Tigers. Kick-off will be at 7 p.m. The dance is from 9:30 to 12:30 on Friday, at the high school gymnasium.

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