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Tax Levy Set, City Looks at Sludge Press for Sewer Plant

An ordinance was accepted during the meeting of the Gallatin Board of Aldermen held Monday, Aug. 24, which set the 2015 tax levy rates for property taxes as follows: General Revenue Fund .6267; Parks and Recreation Fund .2230; Band Fund .0200.

Public Works Director Mark Morey informed the council it will cost $4,000 to repair an aerator at the sewer plant. Discussion was held on possibly purchasing a sludge press

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Salmons Celebrate 76th Wedding Anniversary


On Sept. 2, Olen and Virginia Salmon will celebrate their 76th wedding anniversary. A card shower is being planned. Mr. and Mrs. Salmon celebrated their 95th birthdays this past year, and look forward to hearing from friends and family. Send cards to 601A West Richardson Street, Gallatin, Mo., 64640. They are the parents of Linda and Gary Salmon.

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Office Activity Report

Terry W. Jones, 20, Gallatin, was found to be in possession of a stolen vehicle during a routine traffic stop initiated by the Cameron Police at about 2 p.m. on Aug. 19. The 2002 Pontiac Bonneville had been taken from the residence of Jeffery C. Purdy on Allen Street in Gallatin on Aug. 18. The stolen vehicle had been left unattended, with keys in the ignition at the time of

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Ranking 2,604th Among the 3,111

I have friends who have lived in numerous locations throughout the world who choose to call Daviess County home. That’s about the nicest compliment we can expect, a “them” wanting to join “us.” And yet, I can’t help but sometimes wonder, “Why?”

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Certainly, when it comes to climate and scenery, we don’t particularly stand out. We have no mountain views (Goat Mountain just outside Gallatin doesn’t count). We have no

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Fake Shooters, Fake Guns, Fake Reactions — Real Message

At active shooter demo at GHS

The Gallatin Police Department ran through several possible scenes to simulate a shooter in the Gallatin High School building and demonstrate the best way for staff to respond on Friday, Aug. 21.

Here Chief Richards plays the bad guy, trying to gain entrance into a classroom.

Gallatin Police Chief Mark Richards and Detective David Vaughn played the role of the shooters, using fake guns

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Gallatin Club Will Join in City Wide Garage Sale

The Laureate Delta Rho chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met on Aug. 24 at the home of Ruth Frost for Beginning Day. Nita Cragg reported on the birthday lunch for Kay Kordes at the Blue Sage in Hamilton. Nancy Terry reported on the  July 22 outing to the Black Silo Winery in Trenton to celebrate  the other summer birthdays. Carol Wood handed out the new yearbook and discussed changes. Linda

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Missouri Tax Amnesty Offered Sept. 1 – Nov. 30

As authorized by House Bill 384, Missouri will offer a tax amnesty from Sept. 1 to Nov. 30, 2015. The tax amnesty provides individuals and businesses with a one-time opportunity to pay back taxes that were due prior to Dec. 31, 2014, without having to pay interest or penalties.

“Missouri Tax Amnesty provides taxpayers with a three-month window to pay their debt without having to pay the interest and penalties

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Brandon Bouzek 1990-2015

Funeral services for Brandon Bouzek were held Friday, Aug. 21, 2015, at Resthaven Mortuary North of  Trenton. Burial was in the Stucker Cemetery, southwest of Laredo. Memorials and contributions are suggested for his sons, Brycen and Brodie Bouzek, and can be left with or mailed to Resthaven Mortuary, PO Box 587, Trenton, Mo., 64683.

Brandon James “BJ” Bouzek, 25, Trenton, formerly of Jamesport, died Aug. 17, 2015, from injuries sustained

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Church News

Submitted news from area church services conducted Sunday, August 23, 2015.

Fairview Community

Sunday School opened with the Lord’s Prayer led by Shelly Mason. Call to worship and prayer was by Vanda Davis. Music was by Marsha Vanisko and Marilyn Searcy. Special prayers are for the Peanut Ross family, Ray Smith, Jim Stith, Melva Clemens, Bill Haggard, and Joyce Ann Perkins. Praise and prayer is for Raymond Searcy.

Pastor Bob

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