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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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Graydee Rains Shatters Junior High Discus Mark for GJH Boys

Junior Harris Cameron will compete in the Class 2 state track meet in the discus event this weekend for Gallatin, but he won’t have the Bulldog junior high record to look at on the record board in the GHS commons area.

Graydee Rains, competing in Friday’s Grand River Conference Junior High Meet, threw the discus 130’1”, to set the new GJH mark, breaking Cameron’s 2012 record by one inch. Rains’

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GHS Golfers Take Momentum into Class 1 State Tournament

Monday turned out to be just another day at the office for Gallatin varsity golfers.

For the second week in a row, the Bulldogs outshot the Hamilton Hornets on their way to a post season title. Gallatin won its second straight Class 1 Sectional title Monday at Shirkey Golf Course in Richmond with a combined 341 that easily held off runnerup Hamilton’s 357.

Freshman Jett Simmons gained his second post

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Bulldogs Qualify for Sectional in 11 Track and Field Events

Kailey Salmon qualified for this Saturday’s sectional meet by finishing second in the 1600-meter run and third in the 800-meter run at the district meet. She joins Hayley Michael, Kylie Jeffers and Madison Rounkles on the fourth place 4×800-meter relay team.

Gallatin qualified for this Saturday’s Class 2 sectional track meet in 11 events following success at last weekend’s district meet held at Putnam County High School.

The Lady Bulldogs

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Mott Picked for CMU Spirit Squad

Molly Mott, daughter of Lee and Jean Mott of Altamont, will be attending Central Methodist University in Fayette as a sophomore majoring in elementary education. Following an audition, Molly has been selected as a member of the 2015-16 CMU Spirit Squad. She will receive a cheer and educational scholarship.

Pictured during a signing ceremony last Friday were, from left: Lee and Jean Mott, Molly; Kelly Walker, GHS Varsity Cheer Coach,

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Gallatin Youth Soccer Wraps Up Season

The Gallatin Co-Ed Youth Soccer Program wrapped up another successful season on Saturday, May 2, at Dockery Park. Over 80 youth from Daviess County came out to participate in age groups ranging from 4-16 years. Teams played in six spring games over a 10-week period.

In addition to a great season of play, two area youth – Karina Hacking and Ayden Wayne – completed the American Youth Soccer Organization referee

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A Monastery in our Midst

“I buried someone yesterday. How do I establish a cemetery?”

That unusual question confronted Daviess County’s newly-elected recorder, Jane McKinsey, last Friday morning.

The question came from a Serbian monk, a member of a Serbian Orthodox Monastery which purchased land in Daviess County last October. The name of the monastery is Holy Archangel Michael and All Angels Skete.

The inquiry immediately involved Coroner David McWilliams. It was determined that there

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Bulldog Golfers Head to Sectional – Class 1, District 7 Title

Jett Simmons may only be a freshman, but apparently he has ice water running through his veins.

With his first taste of post season action, Simmons shot a career-best, three-under par round of 69 Monday to help lead Gallatin to the Class 1, District 7 golf title. In beating out Hamilton, 311 to 320, Gallatin placed all five varsity golfers in the top eight individuals.

Simmons took the district medalist

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GHS Boys Edge South Harrison for First Ever GRC Track Title

Monday turned out to be the best day in the history of GHS boys’ spring sports.

While the Bulldog golfers were winning a Class 1 district championship, Bulldog track athletes were piling up enough points to win what is thought to be the school’s first ever Grand River Conference boys track and field title.

Gallatin came into the meet as an underdog to host South Harrison and the meet nearly

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May 16-22, National Safe Boating Week

Colonel J. Bret Johnson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, would like to make the public aware of National Safe Boating Week, which takes place May 16-22, 2015. It’s getting to be the time of year when water enthusiasts will converge on Missouri’s many beautiful waterways. Safety should always be included in those plans to insure a wonderful day on the water is not interrupted by an unfortunate accident,

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