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Trenton’s Big Inning Sinks Gallatin in Home Softball Opener

Gallatin shortstop Kelsie Huggins waits to apply the tag to Trenton’s Tenna Roberts. Catcher Bailey Maxwell unleashed a perfect throw to cut down the runner trying to steal second base during Tuesday’s softball opener at GHS.

Trenton’s Lady Bulldogs scored six runs in the top of the sixth inning on their way to an 8-2 victory over Gallatin in Tuesday’s season opener at the GHS field.

Trenton’s outburst broke up

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Salmons Celebrate 75th Wedding Anniversary

Thanks to a little help from their friends

Olen and Virginia Salmon met in high school and — as they say — the rest is history.

The couple will celebrate their 75th wedding anniversary on Sept. 2. They were married on that date in 1939 at the McFall Methodist Church.

It almost didn’t happen.

Olen and Virginia Salmon will celebrate their 75th wedding anniversary on Sept. 2. They have

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Dogs Hope Defense Steps Up Against Hornet Juggernaut

One game and one victory down for the Gallatin Bulldogs. Now they must scale the Mt. Olympus of Class 1 football hierarchy.

Gallatin hopes to end a seven-game losing streak to rival Hamilton this Friday, but to do so the Bulldogs will have to limit damage by the Hornet offense, led by all-state senior Kellen Overstreet.

The University of Wyoming-bound runner picked up where he left off from last season=s

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Letter to the Editor: Local History and Johnny Ringo

Editor’s note: The following regards an account featured on www.DaviessCountyHistoricalSociety.com, a website provided by Gallatin Publishing Company on behalf of the not-for-profit historical society. It is an example of “outside interests” into local history which periodically occur. This particular inquiry refers to an article written in 1992 and posted online in 2004. This information is on display at the 1889 Squirrel Cage Jail now used as a visitors’ center as

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Missouri Opens Season with South Dakota State

by Benjamin Herrold 

Congratulations, college football fans, you’ve made it. This weekend the grand old game returns, bringing back fight songs, gamedays and ancient stadiums packed with familiar colors.

Missouri opens the 2014 campaign, the 89th season for the Tigers at Faurot Field, by hosting the South Dakota State Jackrabbits on Saturday (2:30 p.m. on ESPNU). South Dakota State competes in the Football Championship Subdivision, the lower tier of Division

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Daviess County Sheriff Activity Report

8-19-14

12:16 am – Domestic disturbance in Jamesport.

2:48 am – Residential alarm north of Kidder. Everything secure. No one at residence.

8:36 am – Sheriff’s Office (SO) at Tri-County School for Active Shooter Intruder Response System training.

8-20-14

9 am – Court in session.

11:42 pm – Domestic disturbance in Jamesport.

4:47 pm – Ray County arrested Gary L. Crose, 64, Kansas City, on a Daviess County warrant. Crose

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Electric Rates on Rise in Chillicothe

The Chillicothe Municipal Utilities Board of Public Works recently approved a new system, driven by an increase in wholesale power, which means Chillicothe electric customers will see an increase in their rates. This will be reflected on September billing.

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Do You Know This Town?

by Lanita Sconce Smith, Daviess County Genealogical Society President

When the first white settlers came to what we now know as Daviess County, it was 1830. The area, created originally from Ray County, had been known as a good area for hunters and trappers. In fact, as early as 1826, people had supported themselves in this grand country with the many game and wild honey. It wasn’t until the spring

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City Sends Notices to Owners of Burned Building on Square

Gallatin Police Chief Mark Richards told the Gallatin Board of Aldermen during their Aug. 25 meeting that a second round of notices had been issued for the owners of the property on the Gallatin square which was destroyed by a fire on March 5.

The notice states the owners are in violation of city code for maintaining a nuisance. Earlier, they were given 10 days to bring it up to

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