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2015 Tax Sale Notice

Daviess County publishes the 2015 Tax Sale Notice, describing lots and lands for delinquent taxes to be sold Aug. 24 at the county courthouse in Gallatin. Click here to see the listings: Tax Sale Notice

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Letter to the Editor: Altamont Soldier Buried in France

My name is Dave Nyhlen (currently living in Beaurains les Noyon, France) and understand that you maintain the website for the Historical Society and was hoping that you might be able to put me in contact with someone related to a Lt. Frands V Frazier from Altamont, MO, who died 24th of March, 1918, from wounds received while the Germans retook the city of Noyon, France, in their last offensive

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If Our Jail Could Talk…

There’s renewed interest to update and improve upon the informational displays at the ol’ Squirrel Cage Jail in Gallatin. With a little more effort, some of what’s now underway will be up in time for the fall Chautauqua.

As you know, the antique jail is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and doubles as a visitors’ information center. Sadly, there’s no funding to keep the facility open all

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Family

It was my birthday, a big one. My wife decided I needed a birthday party. Perhaps she assumed I would not be available for many more. Lovingly, she set the wheels in motion. At first, she planned it to be a surprise; but we have difficulty keeping secrets from each other, and soon the “cat was out of the bag.”

ShepherdCalls_WPWhen she realized I was on to her, she began

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My Country

by Pastor Steve Ellison

As I write on July 4th/Independence Day, I wonder about myself and my fellow countrymen. We seem ready to declare any kind of behavior as acceptable, even worthy of celebration.

For decades, we have turned a blind eye toward adultery, unethical business practices, fornication, mistreatment of the weak, pornography, failure to discipline children, no-fault divorce, homosexuality, government handouts to those capable but unwilling to provide for

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Signs of Civility

by Freida Marie Crump

Greetings from Poosey.

For all his faults, and they stretch the length of my arm, husband Herb has some good things going for him. Above all the man believes in civility. Yes, he hollers and gripes and moans like a whiney child at times, but when it comes to public behavior the guy is delightfully a product of good upbringing. In public at least, he knows

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Either Come In or Stay Out!

We jumped the gun on the Fourth of July. Last weekend was a big birthday bash where extended family members lumped three birthdays together by fudging on the exact dates just a bit. Good times, good food B and now for another promising weekend of fun with Firecracker Day falling on Saturday this year.

You can read just about anything about any subject, but somewhere somebody has tallied up what

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Independence Day 2015

In a few days, we will again celebrate the birthday of our nation. The United States of America will be 239 years old. As you might expect, our great country has experienced many ups and downs. As soon as we solve one problem, another one rises. That’s life. It happens to nations and individuals alike. Repetitive national crises cause some to lose hope. As we prepare to celebrate our national

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Victory Over Temptation

by Pastor Steve Ellison

I am not sure that I am ready to declare that temptation to evil is good but it is certainly clear that it is often used by God for good.

Immediately following the baptism of Jesus, the Holy Spirit sent Him into the wilderness for the express purpose of being tempted by Satan. Because Jesus quotes from Deuteronomy chapter eight during the temptations and because both

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A Man with Passion

by Freida Marie Crump

Greetings from Poosey.

I can’t think of the Fourth of July without remembering him. Hoolie McBride was the town carpenter, mechanic, roof fixer, dog tamer, and sometimes Bingo caller at our annual Burgoo. He was a scruffy little fellow who managed to always sport about six days of beard, and some said that he wore his oil-stained pants for so many days that he had no

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