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Windows Installed in Building Owned by GTL

The Gallatin Theatre League is having new windows installed in the former Gallatin Area Revitalization Alliance building.

The GTL took possession of the building in downtown Gallatin earlier this year; it is situated immediately south of the Courter Theater. The building has historic value as it carries forward the architectural integrity of the original Townsend Block. Its metal façade is just one of many unique architectural features of the circa

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Chautauqua Weekend Jam Packed!

Mark calendars for Sept. 17-20, 2015!

Chautauqua weekend is going to be jam packed with exciting events, activities, and musical groups. This year, to coordinate with the theme, reenactments will be presented from the “Back to the Future” movies. Watch for the shootout at high noon, the scene where Marty, in disguise, tells George to ask Lorraine to the dance, and more!

Get your ‘80s on!

It is time to

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Daviess County Courthouse News

Your Right to Know: The following is information released from the Daviess County Courthouse on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015.

County Commission

Commissioners reviewed bridges to schedule for replacement or repairs in 2016. The road and bridge crew finished work on Waltz Avenue in Harrison Township.

Bills were reviewed and approved.

Sheriff Ben Becerra submitted his annual training certificate for the Missouri Sheriffs Association and Training Academy.

Robert and Betty Maize

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Remember to Say “Thanks!”

We got a reminder last week on just how fragile the delivery of your newspaper can be.

Many things have to go right and right on time for delivery to be Anormal.@ There are certain stages that narrow the work flow to a precarious place, stages where there simply is no backup or APlan B.@ Things have to work. For instance, the imagesetter MUST work (at

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Area Schools Receive Bottled Water

For the fourth consecutive year, Smithfield Hog Production Division – Missouri, formerly Murphy-Brown of Missouri, donated bottled water to area schools to be sold in concessions for fundraising or used for other purposes throughout the school year. 

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This year 1980 cases of bottled water were donated to 21 area schools. Among the schools receiving up to 100 cases each of bottled water were Gallatin and Winston. 


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Daviess County Sheriff’s Office Incident Report


7:02 am – Assisting with medical call in Gallatin.

8:48 am – Report of cattle out on Highway K north of Midway Avenue.

10:53 am – Out with abandoned vehicle on Highway DD.

2:52 pm – Assisting with medical call in Gallatin.


3:55 pm – Notification of car repossession in Coffey.

4:15 pm – Sheriff’s Office (SO) arrested Stanley Murphy, 53, Jamesport, on Daviess County warrant for class

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The final word…remembering Frank V. Frazier

his history, his future

If you were to stroll through the Noyon New British Cemetery and read the names on the rows and rows of white gravestones, you would find that most of the men buried there were from the United Kingdom. These young soldiers had been sent by the British Empire to the Western Front to fight the Germans during World War One.

There is only one American buried

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Interested in Bees? Join the Club

A new bee club may soon form in the region. Bud Motsinger, a long-time beekeeper in Caldwell County, is interested in starting a new bee club in Braymer. An organizational meeting will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 19, at the American Legion in Braymer. Mr. Motsinger will give a presentation on beekeeping basics, with plenty of time for questions. New or experienced beekeepers are welcome. Mr. Motsinger

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GFPD August Fire Report

The Gallatin Fire Protection District reported the following incidences for August.

Aug. 2 at 7:21 p.m. Severe weather assessment, Gallatin.

Aug. 3 at 1:46 p.m. Motor Vehicle Accident on Hwy CC south of Hwy 6.

Aug. 4 at 9:05 p.m. Dispatched & canceled enroute, mutual aid with Hamilton Fire.

Aug. 8 at 10:30 a.m. Public service, Jameson.

Aug. 9 at 6:37 a.m. CO detector activation with no CO found at

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