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Fruit sales at North Daviess

by Ira Johnson, Chapter Reporter

The North Daviess FFA Chapter has been selling their annual fruit, meat, and cookie dough products. The sales continue on until October 7. If you have not yet been contacted and would like to make a purchase, please contact a North Daviess FFA member or the agriculture department at (660) 828-4123. RayAnn Armstrong is the agricultural education teacher and FFA advisor at North Daviess.

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Lock In Committee needs recipes

The Gallatin Prom Lock In Committee is looking for your favorite Bulldog recipes. The Committee is compiling recipes from Bulldog fans, teachers, retirees, alumni, parents, students, grandparents…anyone.

Recipes are needed no later than Oct. 4.  Please submit recipes by email to [email protected], [email protected],

[email protected], or take them to the elementary school office.

Cookbooks will be available later this fall for purchase.

The Committee has Bulldog decals for

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Winston’s receives high rating from S&P, lease certificates available to investors

Winston R-6 recently received an A/A+ rating from Standard and Poor’s Global, which provides worldwide financial information and analytics. LJ Hart, president of LJ Hart Company, which provides Winston with financial advice, said the school district could not have hoped for a higher rating. He added that the rating letter should help the district finance Lease Certificates of Participation at a premium interest rate.

The Winston R-6 Board of Education

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Office Incident Summary


9 a.m. – Court in session.

2:30 p.m. – Daviess County Sheriff’s Office (SO)  arrested Gary Huff, 65, Weatherby, on a Daviess County warrant with charges of unlawful use of weapon, felony D and assault 3rd degree, misdemeanor A. According to the probable cause statement, Huff threatened two adults and two juveniles with a gun near Weatherby on Aug. 31. Bond of $15,000 cash was posted at the SO,

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Daviess County Courthouse News

Altamont man found guilty in 2014 arson, assault in Altamont

In a bench trial conducted Sept. 22, Terry M. Roberts of Altamont was found guilty on all counts in a case of arson and assault which originated in November 2014. Judge Thomas Chapman presided over the case.

On Nov. 6, 2014, Roberts struck Thomas D. Neal multiple times in the head with a hammer and forcefully entered a residence in

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Route V closed

A portion of Route V in Daviess County is closed today, Sept. 27. Local crews from the Missouri Department of Transportation are closing Route V between Shady Road and Route 190 for a culvert replacement from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., weather permitting. During this closure, motorists will need to use an alternate route.

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Letter to the editor: about the city’s water rates

The Gallatin City Council made a decision on Sept. 21, 2016, that will impact the lives of our children and grandchildren for years to come.  The water plant will be built and the rates we charge will have to increase to pay for it. It was not easy, but it had to be done. The current trend has gone away from local control and community water production to regional efforts

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Handling disappointment

Spike_WPYou’d think after all these years of practice, I’d handle disappointment a little better than I do. I guess I just need more practice, although I don’t lack for opportunities.

Last Thursday night, for instance, my better half was away to some ladies’ club meeting. That meant she’s eating something somebody cooked up special while I was warming up leftover (and a little dry) spaghetti. So, opening up the bag

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Poosey Digest: Holes in civility

PooseyDigest_WPby Freida Marie Crump

Greetings from Poosey.

Abraham Lincoln had at least three stovepipe hats. We know this because three still exist. The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum in Springfield, IL, is one of the state’s treasures, almost making up for the Prairie State’s governors, and the centerpiece of the museum’s relic collection is one of Abe’s stovepipe hats. Unlike the other existing Lincoln hats made of silk, the Springfield hat

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