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2014 Tax Sale Notice

The Daviess County Collector of Revenue announces properties for sale due to unpaid taxes.

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Are the Kids All Right?

Already this year Daviess County has seen two major disasters — a fire on the Gallatin town square in early March and a tornado later in the same month which destroyed two rural homes. People often prepare for potential disasters by stocking necessities and making emergency plans. But do those plans include their pets?

Family pets can be among the first things on a person’s mind when disaster strikes. Richard

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Bicyclist Hit by Train Dies

Craig McBroom, 52, Wichita, Kan., who was hit by a train in south Wichita, has died. Mr. McBroom was riding his bicycle to his job at Spangles. McBroom is a native of Gallatin.

The Wichita Eagle reports that police say Craig McBroom died Tuesday at Via Christi Hospital St. Francis. He had been treated there since being hit by a Burlington Northern Santa Fe train shortly before 7:45 a.m. on

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USDA Reminds Producers of Acreage Reporting Requirement

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Daviess County Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Kirby Payne reminds agricultural producers that July 15, 2014, is the deadline to file an acreage report for spring seeded crops. Planted acres must be reported to FSA by July 15, 2014.

The Agricultural Act of 2014 (2014 Farm Bill) requires producers on a farm to submit annual acreage reports on all cropland.

“Although some federal farm

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Tickets on Sale Now at State Fair

Save on state fair gate admission and carnival ride wristbands

Discounted gate admission and carnival ride wristband tickets are now available for the 2014 Missouri State Fair at Missouri Break Time Convenience Stores, Orscheln Farm and Home Stores and Walgreens. These savings, and the free entertainment bonanza being offered, help to make the State Fair an affordable destination for families.

“The Fair’s Box Office and three retail partners are offering

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Daviess County Sheriff Activity Report

6-20-14

7:48 pm – MSHP arrested Michael King, 35, Jamesport, on three outstanding warrants, felony non-support from Buchanan County, misdemeanor non-support from Clinton County and misdemeanor property damage from Marceline PD. King was transferred to DDCRJ where he will be picked up by Buchanan Co. (This item was accidentally omitted from last week’s report.)

6-24-14

6:20 am – Report of calf out on I-35 at the 70mm. Possible owner contacted.

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Parade to Independence

by Freida Marie Crump

PooseyDigest_WPGreetings from Poosey.

There’s nothing that shouts the Fourth of July like a parade, so Herb and I plan to plant our lawn chairs on the nearest shady curb this week to take in the great American spectacle.

I’m one of the surviving veterans of high school marching bands and can well remember the days of polishing my trumpet on the night before the big parade,

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Daviess County Junior Livestock Show Opens July 10

The annual Daviess County Junior Livestock Show will be held this year on July 10, 11 and 12 at the fair grounds located inside Dockery Park.

The Daviess County Junior Livestock Show will open the afternoon of July 10 with the Swine Show at 5 p.m. This is a change from years past. There will be a PeeWee Show immediately following the champion boar drive at approximately 5:30 p.m.

Chris

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LifeLight Festival Returns

On June 27-28, the LifeLight Missouri Festival will return to Miracle Hills Ranch in Bethany, and present Resound Fest, the fifth annual installment of LifeLight Missouri. The free Christian music festival promises a weekend full of uplifting music and dynamic speakers for all who attend. The festival kicks off on Friday, June 27, at noon and wraps up after the Community Worship Service on Sunday, June 29, at 9 a.m.

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Don’t Let the Sizzle Fizzle This Fourth of July

by Gallatin Police Chief Mark Richards

July 4 is quickly approaching and several local fireworks stands have opened. I would like to take this opportunity to wish the citizens of Gallatin a safe and happy Fourth of July and to point out the ordinances for shooting fireworks within the city.

Section 210.720 of the Gallatin City Code prohibits fireworks to be fired within the city except between the hours of

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