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2016 Tax Sale Notice

Daviess County publishes the 2016 Tax Sale Notice, describing lots and lands for delinquent taxes to be sold Aug. 22 at the county courthouse in Gallatin. Click here to see the 2016 listings: Tax Sale Notice

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Katy Black found herself engulfed in Uganda — with hugs.


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Katy, a 2008 graduate of Gallatin High School, recently returned from a mission trip to Uganda with Rescued Readers, an organization founded by teachers to connect schools in America to schools in Africa through literacy.

“I wasn’t sure what to expect of Africa,” Katy said. “But everywhere we were greeted with open arms, hugs and excited screams of children.”

D-t7katy to uganda 1Katy is in her third year as a sixth-grade teacher

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Gallatin open house for middle school, 11 new staff

Open house for the new middle school at Gallatin will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 8; refreshments will be served. The board approved the purchase of a remote-controlled door and cameras for the middle school from Loud & Clear Communications out of Trenton at a cost of $7,236. The remote-controlled door-locking mechanism will operate like the one at the high school, with a push buzzer, and access

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Farm Bureau annual meeting July 22

Daviess County Farm Bureau will hold their annual meeting at 6 p.m. on Friday, July 22, at the A.V. Spillman Center in Jamesport.

There will be a short business meeting beginning at 6 p.m., followed by an evening meal of ribeye steak sandwiches.

The program will be Leslie Holloway, Director Regulatory Affairs Missouri Farm Bureau.

The public is invited to attend. Please RSVP at 660-663-2700. The A.V. Spillman Center is

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Poosey Digest: Exercising Herb’s good intentions

by Freida Marie Crump

Greetings from Poosey.

Every 10 years or so Herb decides to get healthy. I tell him that at his age and in his condition, he should focus on simply staying alive. But for reasons known only to God and the American Psychiatric Association, my husband gets on a health kick.

A few years ago he tried to mega-cleanse himself. For 14 days he consumed nothing but

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Blast from the Past

July 19, 2006

Cheryl Alexander officially began her duties as administrator for the Daviess County Health Department on July 17. Cheryl was born and raised in Jamesport and graduated from its high school in 1982.

Firemen were called to the courthouse last Thursday when the halls filled with smoke due to a problem with the elevator motor. The lightning bolt that caused damage to several businesses along Main St. last

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Daviess County Courthouse News

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James Lewis, Road & Bridge Supervisor, and crew continue working on the bridge on 292nd Street this week.

The Board of Equalization meeting is rescheduled from July 13 to July 20 at 8:30 a.m.

Coroner David McWilliams discussed indigent funding from the coroner’s budget.

Commissioners signed temporary construction easement and permanent easements for Bridge Project BRO-B031(36) Bridge No. 43100222, agreement with Harrington Family LLC.

Brandon Grooms, Sheridan

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Larry Allen d. July 13, 2016

Funeral services for Larry Allen were held July 15, at the United Methodist Church, Gilman City, under the direction of Roberson Funeral Home, Bethany. Burial was in Coffey Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Harrison County Hospice, c/o Roberson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 46, Bethany, Mo., 64424.

Larry Allen, 77, Gilman City, died July 13, 2016, at Bethany Care Center, Bethany.

Survivors include his son, Carl (Beverly) Allen, Gilman

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Cleo Chapman 1927-2016

Graveside service and interment for Cleo Champman were held July 15, at the Kidder Cemetery. Arrangements were by Bram Funeral Home, Hamilton.

Cleo A. (Abby) Chapman, 89, Kidder, died July 13.

She was born on March 21, 1927, in Kansas City.

She was preceded by her parents.

Survivors include son, Dennis Chapman, Kidder; daughter, Beverly (Robert) Alden, Hamilton; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

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Ann Mattox 1930-2016

Funeral services for Ann Mattox were held July 16, 2016, at Poland-Thompson Funeral Home, Cameron. Burial was at Cameron Memory Gardens. Memorial donations may be made to the Missouri Veterans Home Indigent Fund, Cameron.

Ann Frazier Mattox, 85, Cameron, died on July 12, 2016.

Ann was born on Oct. 8, 1930, in Ford City, to Glen and Alice Ellen (Pearl) Myrick.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands,

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