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Jamesport Man Arrested After Police Pursuit

Jamesport man arrestWhen a Livingston County deputy attempted to stop a driver near Chillicothe on Nov. 19, the vehicle fled, resulting in a short chase by law enforcement. Soon after, Kristopher K. Simpson, 33, of Jamesport, was arrested for a variety of traffic violations and for running from the police.

Simpson was charged by the Livingston County Associate Court with alleged class D felony resisting arrest by flight, creating a substantial risk

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Get Thee to The Gettin Place

The Gettin Place in Breckenridge opened Nov. 15 with a hunter’s breakfast and a good turn out from the community who support the young couple who have opened the business.

“Breckenridge is 12 to 15 miles away from anything,” said owner Matt Gardner. “We want our business to be successful, but we also want it to be a place the whole town will appreciate, be proud of, and get stuff.”

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Volunteers from Every Church Help Area Families

An average of 26 volunteers from most every church in Gallatin gave 7,781 hours of service to the community, according to Bill and Karen Reed with the Seventh-Day Adventist Community Service Center, located on South Clay Street in Gallatin. Those volunteers helped an average of 47-50 families each week and an average of 146 persons a week.

The community provided 43,437 articles of clothing to give away; 731 pairs of

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Letter to the Editor: Howard the Duck

Dear Editor:

I just want to say thank you for putting the article in your paper about the duck (Howard) being gone.

We finally figured out what happened to her.

Somebody dumped off a black Lab dog. It had been hanging around for two or three weeks. We had chased it out of the yard several times.

Sometime after midnight Sunday and early Monday morning, the dog got the duck.

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Legislators Speak on Amnesty to Illegal Immigrants

Our elected officials on the national level of government released the following comments after President Obama unilaterally issued an executive order to effectively grant amnesty to an estimated four million illegal immigrants last week:

Congressman Sam Graves (R-6th District) – “The actions outlined by the President are another display of his blatant disregard for our constitutional system, the American people, and all those who went through the extensive process of

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Altamont Man Jailed for Arson, Assault

As reported in the sheriff’s report last week, Terry M. Roberts Jr., 43, Altamont, was charged Nov. 7 with assault 1st degree, class A felony; assault 1st degree, class B felony; burglary 1st degree, class B felony; and arson 1st degree, class B felony.

According to the probable cause report prepared by Deputy Robert Mazur, Roberts struck Thomas D. Neal multiple times in the head with a hammer near East

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Shooting for Stars — Moore on Target for National Team

Nathan Moore, 15, of Pattonsburg will be one out of 500 youth from across the country to attend National 4-H Shooting Sports Invitational in Grand Island, Neb., June 21-26, 2015.

This is only Nathan’s second year competing in 4-H Shooting Sports through Harrison County. Last year Nathan did okay in a few of his shoots, but didn’t do very well at state competition. He had some problems with his bow.

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Local Schools Shoulder Backpack Buddies Program

Every Friday Gallatin FBLA members package and deliver Backpack Buddy items to classrooms. Students receive a bag of nutritious food to take home for the weekend or before extended holidays. Pictured, left to right, are Madison Rounkles, Tristyn Siegel, Bailey Maxwell, Hannah Mullins, Morgan Acree and Andrew Michael. Not pictured: Tannah Terry, Aubrey Nelson, Macon Allen and Maria Bickford. [Staff Photo/TLH]

Three Daviess County Schools are involved in the Backpack

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Show is a Go!

Directors, technicians, and performers of the Gallatin Theatre League are nearly ready for what promises to be one of the most entertaining shows on the Courter Theater stage! Barbara Wilson and Sandy Evans have spent countless hours writing and revising and directing All Aboard, originally performed 30 years ago in Gallatin. The dance steps are sharp, the lines are memorized, Richard Evans has the dust worn off the piano keys,

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