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Gilman Lions Host July 4 Celebration

Gilman City Lions Club presents an Old Fashioned Independence Day Celebration on Saturday, July 4, at the Gilman City Uptown Park.

The public is invited to bring family and friends. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. with dessert and drink. The cost for the meal is $6 for adults and $3 for children under 12.

Enjoy music and dancing with the Country Style Band.

A great fireworks display is

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McLey Earns Eagle Scout

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Rep. J. Eggleston and McLey

Micheal McLey was honored during a Court of Honor ceremony on Sunday, May 17, for achieving his rank of Eagle Scout. On Monday evening, June 1, District 2 State Representative J. Eggleston attended Boy Scout Troop 67’s meeting to present Micheal a House Courtesy Resolution in honor of his reaching the Boy Scout’s highest attainable rank.

Representative Eggleston said, “Tonight it was my honor to

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Patrol Commissions 100th Recruit Class

Colonel J. Bret Johnson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, announces that 32 Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers will graduate from the patrol’s Law Enforcement Academy on Friday, June 26, 2015, including Levi Michener of Gallatin, Troop B, Monroe/Randolph Counties.

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Levi Michener of Gallatin

The ceremony is scheduled for 9 a.m. on the south lawn of the Missouri Capitol. The 100th Recruit Class reported to the academy on Jan.

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Coffey Fire Holds Open House

The Coffey Fire Protection District is hosting an open house and firefighter games at the Coffey Fire House, 105 West Street Hwy. B in Coffey from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 27.

Firefighter teams from Coffey, Gilman City, Jameson and Pattonsburg will join together for a tug-of-war, bucket brigade, bunker gear-up and rescue race. There will be free food, free kid’s stuff, free smoke alarms, and

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Gallatin Gets New Pole and Flag


The crew of the City of Gallatin set a 42 foot flag pole with 6×10 flag at the north entrance of Gallatin on June 10. Gallatin Rotary and the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Veterans of Foreign Wars have been involved in the project. The idea for the project started in 2014 with Rotary President Linda Houghton leading the fundraising. The DAR installed the original flag pole. 

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Daviess County Courthouse News

Your Right to Know: The following is information released from the Daviess County Courthouse on Tuesday, June 16, 2015.

County Commission

June 15, 2015

Resolution 2015-2 was signed and approved by all commissioners for lease and outright purchase of one vehicle from Home Exchange Bank. Equipment lease-purchase agreements were signed by both parties.

The commissioners canceled a meeting with Ron Walker, SEMA Director, which was scheduled for June 17.


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Daviess County Sheriff’s Office Incident Report


10:26 am – Sheriff assisting with baby locked in car in Jamesport. Mom accidentally locked keys in car.

10:46 am – Baby is out of car and is OK.

10:30 am – Bridgeman’s needing traffic control for removal of semi partially blocking eastbound land of Highway 6 near J Highway.

1:38 pm – Individual walking on Highway 13.

4:43 pm – Out with DFS in Pattonsburg.

5:29 pm –

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Farmers’ Electric Cooperative Holds 77th Annual Meeting

Approximately 700 people attended the 77th Annual Meeting of Farmers’ Electric Cooperative Tuesday evening at the Gary Dickinson Performing Arts Center in Chillicothe. The member/owners of the cooperative re-elected three directors to serve three-year terms. Re-elected to the cooperative’s seven-person Board of Directors were: Ronnie Cornett (District 1: Daviess, Harrison, Gentry & DeKalb Counties), Warren Hoyt (District 4: Livingston and Grundy Counties) and Richard Anderson (District 5: Carroll

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DCHD Hosts Youth ATV Class

The Daviess County Health Department in conjunction with the ATV Safety Institute held an ATV safety event on Saturday, June 6, with 39 students participating. Three ATV volunteer instructors provided hands-on learning for children ages 10-18 about the basics of safe ATV riding.

“We heard from many parents about the need for this type of class for their child and they were thrilled to receive a free fitted helmet,” said

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