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Counterfeit Bills Are in the Area

A Breckenridge man recently passed a counterfeit $100 bill at the Jamesport Grocery Store, according to the Daviess County Sheriff’s Office.

Tyler Shane Parker, 23, was charged Aug. 31 in Caldwell County with misdemeanor counterfeiting and drug paraphernalia. He is being held on $7,500 bond and will be arraigned Sept. 3 before Judge Jason Kanoy in Caldwell County. Charges are also pending in Daviess County.

Area businesses are warned to

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Late Momentum Shift Locks in 19-8 Hornet Victory

Gallatin came out on the losing end Friday night, despite another solid defensive effort against their Highway 13 rival. Hamilton, unable to sustain many offensive drives, took advantage of a late turnover that helped preserve a 19-0 non-conference win.

Gallatin’s Harris Cameron gets into the face of Hornet quarterback Jaran Richman and forces him to scramble out of the pocket.

Friday night marked the fourth year Gallatin and Hamilton met

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Daviess County Courthouse

Your Right to Know: The following is information released from the Daviess County Courthouse on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015.

County Commission

Carl Carder made a motion to purchase a 2008 Ford F350 SuperDuty for $23,400 for the road and bridge crew from Missouri State Surplus. The motion was seconded by David Cox and carried.

The road and bridge crew will be working on various projects throughout the county.

Commissioners approved

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GHS Homecoming 2015 is September 18

This year’s Homecoming theme is Video Games. Spirit Days (grades 7-12): Monday: Get up and Go Day; Tuesday: Video Game Day; Wednesday: Twin Day; Thursday (also school picture day): Color War Day — Seniors: Black; Juniors: Red; Sophomores: White; Freshman: Blue; 8th Grade: Pink; 7th Grade: Green; Friday: Spirit Day.

The parade is at 2 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 18. Please send entries to Amy McNeely or Pam Critten at

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Huston Riding High, Two First Place Rodeo Wins

Huston at the rodeo in Sedalia last month.

Tyler Huston, Gallatin, has been snagging wins in the Missouri Rodeo Cowboy Association (MRCA), taking first place at his last two rodeos at Sedalia and Mendon. Tyler grew up in the rodeo scene and has competed in several events since junior high. He eventually found a love for saddle bronc riding. This year Tyler has competed in over 10 state rodeos across

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Upward Bound Accepting Applications

Upward Bound (UB) is now accepting applications. UB is a program that assists high school students in preparing for successful college entrance through academic year advising, tutoring, and a culturally rewarding summer component. UB serves six school districts: Trenton R-9, Chillicothe R-II, Gallatin R-V, Hamilton RII, Tri-County R-VII, and Grundy R-V. Applications and additional information can be found at www.ncmissouri.edu/ub or at the high school counselor’s office. Applications are due

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Before There Was GPS, There Was…

Rich Hattesohl with Hattesohl Surveying LLC out of Trenton, was surveying Friday, Aug. 28, for a residence located on the other side of Casey’s General Store by using a survey marker located on the Daviess County Courthouse lawn. In 1948, a 200 foot tower was set up on the spot and surveyors triangulated from other known positions.

Mr. Hattesohl explained further: “Before GPS the National Geodetic Survey (NGS) used precise

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AYBF Fundraiser Nets $42,000

This year’s event had a great turnout.

The twenty-third annual dinner-auction and golf tournament for the Farmers’ Electric Area Youth Benefit Fund (AYBF) raised $42,000 this year. The monies raised included $5,500 from more than 1,000 Farmers’ Electric Cooperative Members who participate in Operation Round Up each month. The main auction raised $15,600. The highest bid item of the evening, a bat used by Kansas City Royals left fielder Alex

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Subway Insulating Walls, Stucco to Follow

Kathy Kagay, owner of Gallatin’s Subway, said Sam White from Maysville has been doing the work of weather proofing the foundation between Subway and where the flower shop used to be. She added that the walls will be done soon with stucco dryvit. This is the same process Elbert’s recently did to the front of their building. Foam board is installed first and then stucco is applied to seal it.

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