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2016 Tax Sale Notice

Daviess County publishes the 2016 Tax Sale Notice, describing lots and lands for delinquent taxes to be sold Aug. 22 at the county courthouse in Gallatin. Click here to see the 2016 listings: Tax Sale Notice

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All Missouri county sheriff’s agree

“In God we trust…”

The five-vehicle fleet of the Daviess County Sheriff’s Office displays “In God We Trust” stickers. The Missouri Sheriff’s Association passed a resolution in support of county sheriff’s who wished to display “In God We Trust” decals on their patrol cars during its annual summer training conference held Aug. 2-6 at Branson.

The resolution was approved by unanimous vote of the association’s 114 members during opening ceremonies

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Hunter McCampbell awarded rank of Eagle Scout 

web_eagle scout mccampbellHunter McCampbell, 17, of Gallatin Boy Scout Troop 67, was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout. Hunter has been active in scouts for over 10 years, having begun as a Tiger Cub at age six and later earning the Arrow of Light, the highest award in cub scouting.

In attaining the rank of Eagle, he earned 38 merit badges, as well as several special awards, including the Fireman’s Chit, Paul

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Flowers & More officially open

Ron and Kathy Gatton officially opened Flowers & More on Oct. 12. The shop is located on the west edge of Gallatin at 902 West Grand (formerly Pirates). Kathy said they are not completely moved in yet, but close enough to be ready for customers. She plans to focus more on ready/fresh-cut flowers arrangements at the new shop. Otherwise, merchandise and service will remain the same as in their former

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Beaten up Bulldogs take hard loss in Lee’s Summit

Tanner Johnson makes a tackle

It soon became clear in Gallatin’s game on Saturday at Summit Christian Academy that this wasn’t the same Eagles team the Bulldogs beat by two touchdowns a year ago.

Summit Christian came out fast and furious, scoring 20 first quarter points on the way to a 54-0 romp over the physically ailing Bulldogs. Already with five players out with injuries, including starters Kase Critten, Morgan

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Feeling alive again tonight

Dw.cdrEd Charles.

Third baseman for the KC Athletics, the first baseball hero I ever embraced. A black man – something that I didn’t even think about. I chose him as my hero because he played the same position I did. He lived my dream and his success made me believe dreams can come true. That’s what baseball taught me as a 10-year-old.

I chuckle over my first uniform. The American

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First consolidated school celebrates anniversary

Present day North Daviess students are pictured in front of the school building in Jameson, which was spruced up with all the windows replaced for the 100-year anniversary. The Jameson Community Betterment Association rebuilt the original horse-drawn school bus. The bus was donated to them by Dale Alexander who bought it at an auction a long, long time ago.

The 1915 picture is also taken in front of the school

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Road rage lands area man in jail

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Elmer Matthew Labee

A Jameson man waits arraignment in the regional jail, faced with nine charges — including two counts of felonious assault, four counts of unlawful use of a weapon, and one count of armed criminal action — stemming from an apparent road rage incident that happened about 6 p.m. on Sept. 30.

According to the probable cause statement filed by Deputy Todd Watson, James D. Wilson and Elizabeth

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Revved up for Chautauqua

Tony Southwick and his three window coupe won Best of Show at the Chautauqua. Christopher Holcomb holding the trophy for Tony.

Car Show winners were announced for Chautauqua 2015. Best Of Show Winner was Tony Southwick: 34 Three Window Coupe.

Receiving first place in their class were the following: Scotty and Bev Massy: 62 Thunder Bird Sport Roadster; Gary Alexander:    65 Chevy Nova; Dan Mason: 63 Impala SS 409; Gerald

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Scaling up to meet demand for local food

 is topic of the ‘Seeds of Prosperity’ program, Nov. 5-7 in Springfield.

Demand for local food in Missouri is strong and growing stronger, according to Pam Duitsman, nutrition and health specialist with University of Missouri Extension.

“In short, buyers want to buy more local food, consumers want to eat more local food, and growers want to grow more local food. We are trying to connect the dots to get that

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