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VFW Ceremony at Brown

VFW will hold their Memorial Day ceremony at Brown Cemetery north of Gallatin at 10 a.m. on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25. American-made grave marker flags will be available for sale for $1 each.

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Producers Must Report Prevented Planting, Failed Acres

Kirby Payne, executive director of Daviess County USDA Farm Service Agency, reminds producers to report prevented planting and failed acres in order to establish or retain FSA program eligibility.

Producers must report crop acreage they intended to plant, but due to natural disaster, they were prevented from planting. Prevented planting acreage must be reported on form FSA-576, Notice of Loss, no later than 15 calendar days after the final planting

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Winston Busy Testing and Fixing This Spring

A list of delinquent customers was left with the city clerk by the utilities clerk.

All Winston sewer equipment is working well.

Ordinance enforcement officer reported on dog and property issues that are on watch, as well as contacts and plans. The report included a threat by one property owner who has dogs in violation.

The siren was tested and worked well.

A water line froze up at the park.

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Daviess County Courthouse News

E-filing officially begins in Circuit Court

Your Right to Know: The following is information released from the Daviess County Courthouse on Tuesday, May 19, 2015.

County Commission

Bills were reviewed and approved.

BRO-B031 (34) Bridge No. 35900061 Invoice No. 8 was approved by Commission.

J.L. McFee, Sheridan Township, inquired regarding the opening of 175th Street. Commissioners discussed the items that would be addressed before opening the road.

Robert Dyson, chairman

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Wrights Celebrate 65th Anniversary

Maurice and Cleta Wright, Cameron, are celebrating their 65th Wedding Anniversary. Maurice and Cleta (Wilson) Wright were married on May 20, 1950, at the Cameron United Methodist Church, with Olin and Nina Wright attending the couple. Maurice and Cleta are retired farmers, farming for 53 years on the family farm north of Altamont. The couple retired and moved to Cameron in 2003. Maurice and Cleta are the proud parents

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Torch Run in Gallatin May 27

The Statewide Law Enforcement Torch Run® for Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO), founded by the Missouri Police Chiefs Association (MPCA) 29 years ago, began on Thursday, May 18, and will continue through Friday, May 29. The torch run will be held locally with a start at 9 a.m. in Chillicothe; 10:50 a.m. at Trenton; 12 noon at Gallatin; and 1 p.m. at Cameron on May 27.

Law enforcement officers from around

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Keith Grinstead 1921-2015

Funeral services for Keith Grinstead were at Bram Funeral Home, Hamilton. Interment was at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Blythedale. Arrangements were by Bram Funeral Home, Hamilton.

Keith D. Grinstead, 93, Gallatin, died on May 12, 2015, at Daviess County Nursing and Rehab Center. Keith had lived all over north Missouri.

Keith was born on Aug. 18, 1921, in Harrison County, to Leland and Ruth Lewis Grinstead. He had served our country

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GHCAA Summer Utility Assistance Set to Begin

Electric customers residing within the nine county core service area of Green Hills Community Action Agency may be able to see a slight reprieve from higher utility bills as things warm up across Missouri in the coming months. The Agency’s Summer ECIP (which stands for Energy Crisis Intervention Program), is slated to begin Monday, June 1. Funding is limited, and can only be used by clients in the event of

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Packin’ a Roll of Quarters

I don’t go to the mall much. It hasn’t always been this way.

I grew up as a tag-along to a mother whose Holy Grail was in quest of the best bargain. At first I thought whatever my hometown could offer was the outer limits of her search. But life’s perceptions certainly changed with the development of shopping malls.

Dw.cdrMy boyhood hometown transformed from farming community to bedroom community right

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