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Are you focused on the upcoming Primary Election to be conducted next Tuesday, Aug. 2?

Voters have the most choices in determining party nominees for U.S. Representative, 6th District. There are five choices on the Democrat ballot and three listed on the Republican ballot. Republican Sam Graves is the incumbent now serving as 6th District Congressman.

Similar candidate counts are found among choices on party ballots for U.S. Senator and nearly all statewide offices.

On the local level, most contests will be determined in the

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Just another day on the farm …NOT!

Hendersons IMG_1377It was just another day until Vicki Henderson of rural Gallatin discovered a calf trapped in an old 20-foot deep containment pit as she was running her nightly check of the cattle in the back pasture. The waste containment pit hadn’t been used in several years and had panels all around it.

Vicki quickly rode back to the shed to get help from her two sons, Chris and Jeremy, who

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DAVIESS COUNTY 2016 TAX SALE NOTICE

I, Reta Rains, Collector of Revenue within and for Daviess County, Missouri, hereby give notice as provided in Chapter 140 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri that I shall offer for sale the hereinafter described lots and lands for delinquent taxes on real estate at the south door of the courthouse on the fourth Monday, the 22nd day of August, 2016, in Gallatin, Missouri, commencing at 10 a.m. on said

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2016 Daviess County Junior Livestock Show Results

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Dads swim free!

Pool Dads are Free 20160613_114609The Gallatin swimming pool staff would like to remind all dads that they swim for free this Sunday, June 19, in observance of Father’s Day. Lifeguards pictured from left to right are Brianna Dunham, Jake Cook (pool staff), Sam Coulson, Morgan Acree, and Briar Roll.

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NWMSU announces grads spring 2016

The Office of the Registrar and the Graduate School at Northwest Missouri State University have released the names of students who completed requirements for degrees at the conclusion of the 2016 spring trimester, including: Katie Ann Fountain of Gilman City, B.S. Agricultural Science; Gary Leonard Eads of Jamesport, B.S. Agricultural Business; and Macy Marie Assel of Pattonsburg, B.S. 1. Accounting, 2. Accounting.

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Daviess County Courthouse News

Your Right to Know. The following is a portion of the information released from the Daviess County Courthouse on Tuesday, May 17, 2016.

Circuit Court

The following cases were heard by Judge Thomas Chapman on May 11:

Tina M. Ableidinger plead guilty to possession of controlled substance, class C felony, DWI drug intoxication, class D felony, and misdemeanors of endangering welfare of a child, two counts, drug paraphernalia, and a

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Quest to locate photos of area WWII soldiers buried in Belgium, Netherlands

Thousands of white marble crosses and Stars of David, row after row, overlook the American War Cemeteries in Belgium and the Netherlands. Four of those crosses belong to Daviess County men – Patrick Leffler, Paul Reno, Hartford Worley and Donald Wilmot.

Recently, Teresa Hirsch of Indianapolis, IN, alerted this newspaper about special efforts to memorialize America’s war dead. The project of placing photographs — putting faces to the rows of

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From lights to elevators…we depend on electricity

Linda Robertson, who lives at the corner of Mill Street and Willow in Gallatin, was reading an email inside her home when she heard a loud explosion and her lights, computers, everything electrical shut down.

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Smoke from the utility pole before it was replaced

“It sounded like a bomb,” she said. “It went kapowi and everything went off.”

Gallatin city crews quickly responded to repair the blown transformer. The damage

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