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Jade Wayne hurt in accident

A Gallatin teenager received moderate injuries in an accident that happened at about 11 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 22, in Daviess County.

According to the highway patrol, Jade Wayne, 17, Gallatin, was northbound on Hwy. 13. She was driving a 2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser. The vehicle went off of the left side of the roadway about two miles south of Gallatin. It struck several small trees and then came to

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Lock Springs man charged with murder

Aaron Thomas Tucker, 25, has been charged with murder in the second degree after the death of Michael Chad Estabrook, 48, at a Lock Springs residence.

Daviess County Ambulance and Jamesport First Responders were dispatched to the residence at 300 Lock Springs Lake St., Jamesport, at 5:20 a.m. on Nov. 12 in reference to a possible cardiac arrest.

They found Estabrook without a pulse and unresponsive on the bedroom floor.

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Election Results for Daviess County

Final totals cast in the General Election in contested county races are as follows:

  • Sheriff — Ben Becerra (D) 2,119; Kevin Heldenbrand (R) 1,622
  • #2 County Commissioner — Wayne Uthe (R) 1,080; Carl Carder (D) 776
  • Assessor — Sally Black (D) 2,557; Ronetta Burton (R) 1,152
  • Public Administrator — Kayla Michael (R) 2,626; Kathy Kyser (D) 933

Daviess County voters endorsed presidential candidate Donald Trump (R) 2,763 over Hillary Clinton

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Our recommendations on the proposed amendments

By Darryl Wilkinson

By now, you should have some grasp of proposed amendments which will appear on the ballot next Tuesday. The amendments, each printed in its entirety, were published in this newspaper the past two editions.  Additionally, Rep. J. Eggleston has summarized the amendments in his column during the past few weeks.

Here’s our take on each proposal and my recommendation for your consideration.

Amendment 1 — Vote Yes.

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Water issues in Coffey

City of Coffey, your water is about to go off …

Due to a leak, the water will be shut off in Coffey about 4 p.m. today (Oct. 19).

Although the water will only be off for a short time (approx. one-half hour) the entire town will then be under boil advisory until further notice!

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Eagles down Bulldogs, 12-2, with long ball barrage … Lady Bulldog softball season is over

It became apparent early in the Oct. 12 Class 1 softball sectional that the Knox County Lady Eagles knew how to swing a bat.

The Lady Eagles drove that point home with four home runs and 17 hits overall, on Gallatin’s field, and with their offensive explosion defeated Gallatin, 12-2, to advance to Saturday’s quarterfinal round.

Knox County’s opening salvo came with two outs in the first inning when pitcher

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Court approves settlement for undisclosed amount in wrongful death suit against jail

On Aug. 24, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri approved a settlement in a wrongful death suit against the Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail.

The suit was filed by Janet Harris in June 2014. She claimed that her husband, Timothy Harris, 36, died a wrongful death on June 2, 2014 while he was an inmate at the jail due to the failure of the jail to provide medical

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Automated Artisans to open soon in Gallatin

Artisan Zack Simmons on CNM machine

Lee blowing dust off the pattern being made on the CNC machine.

Lee and Max Simmons have opened Automated Artisans on North Main Street in Gallatin. The shop features carvings and signage and will eventually offer furniture and jewelry boxes.

The wood crafts will be ready for a sidewalk display during Chautauqua in September. The showroom itself will be ready by the end of October.

The first floor of the

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Gallatin Fire responds to car fire

fire vehicle on hhAt 10:53 a.m. on Aug. 22, Gallatin Fire was dispatched to Hwy. 13 and Upland Avenue south of Hwy. HH for a reported vehicle fire. Engine 101 responded along with five volunteer firefighters. The sheriff and a deputy also responded.

Upon arrival on scene, the fire department found a car on the southbound shoulder fully involved with flames. Traffic was completely shut down due to black smoke blocking view across

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