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Remember the Soldiers Away From Home This Christmas

PFC John David Macy, with the 35th Air Defense Artillery Brigade, isn’t sure what he is having for dinner for Christmas as he serves his one year stint in the Army in Korea, but he is confident it will be a pretty decent meal.

“He said Thanksgiving in Korea was good,” said his father Greg Macy. “He has no complaints about Army food.”

Still, it won’t be a home

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Gallatin Junior High Basketball Teams Wrap Season

GJH Bulldogs end season in Hamilton Tournament

Gallatin’s Junior High Boys Basketball “A” team finished 3-10 on the season following a pair of losses in last week’s Hamilton Tournament. The “B” team Bulldogs finished 5-3 on the season.

Pictured are, front row, from left: Ashton Arndt, Nathan Baker, Tristen Gibson, Haden Bradford, Aiden Adkison, Gaven Gray and Tayton Terry; back row: Coach Brent Burke, Jacob Wilson, Morgan McBroom, Dylan Burns,

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Bantam Youth Football First Time League Champs

The Gallatin Youth Football league had their awards banquet Monday night, Dec. 15, for the 2014 season. The two teams had very successful seasons.

The Bantams (third and fourth grades) went 8-0 and won first place in their division by defeating Lawson in the championship game 28-0. They also set a league record for largest point differential, outscoring their opponent by an average of 27 points per game. This is

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‘Beat the Griswolds’ Contest Winners

First place winners, “The Raywolds.”



The exterior lighting contest winners for the “Beat the Griswolds” contest held in connection with Gallatin’s second annual Christmas Around the Square were Stan and Denise Ray (the Raywolds) for first place and Jim and Deanna Fuller for second place.

Christmas Around the Square, held Nov. 22, is a community event supported by many local businesses and individuals. Thanks is extended to all

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Winston Boys Hang on to Defeat Gallatin, 38-34

Gallatin and Winston held their own free throw contest in the fourth quarter of last Thursday’s game, particularly after each scored only once from the field in the final three minutes. The Redbirds needed every foul shot to dispatch the host Bulldogs, 38-34.

Winston took a 10-point lead into the final period but Gallatin closed to within a single point when Andrew Michael stole the ball and passed to Brandon

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Missing Tournament Monies Under Investigation

Trenton Police Chief Tommy Wright stated that the Trenton Police Department is currently investigating the alleged theft of monies from an August 2014 charity softball tournament.

Wright advises that in August 2014, several area residents formed a two day softball tournament at Griffin Field, Trenton, to raise money for three area men who had died in vehicle accidents in 2009 and in 2012. The money raised was to be distributed

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Daviess County Courthouse News

Your Right to Know: The following is information released from the Daviess County Courthouse on Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014.


Commissioners will meet on Dec. 17, with minutes reported in the next issue.

Circuit Court

The following cases were heard by Judge Thomas Chapman on Dec. 10:

Probation was revoked for Rolla Sweiger on three felony charges, burglary second degree, tampering with motor vehicle, and property damage. He was sentenced

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Activity Report


12:13 pm – Assist with house fire at residence at Lake Viking.

5 pm – Possible drunk driver sitting at truck stop in Winston.

7:21 pm – Dispute over property in Jameson.

10:02 pm – Complaint of barking dog in Coffey.


9 am – Court in session.

12:40 pm – Mamie Hayes, 36, Trenton, was taken into custody on a Mercer County warrant for class C felony charges

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An Asset or Albatross?

Some talk around town has City Hall taking the lead in determining the future of the cupola building on North Main. That’s good!

City Hall taking charge of this problem property makes sense. We’ve got good people serving on the board. We should encourage our aldermen to take a leadership role to coordinate what’s to happen. With the city’s commitment comes stability and an opportunity for individuals and community groups

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