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Storm Produces Flooding

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Last night’s thunderstorm produced five inches of rain around the Gallatin area, according to rain-gauge reports, with the sheriff’s department listing flooding on highways P, K and M. The flooding on the roads seems to be rapidly receding. The National Weather Service forecast for flooding changed from minor to moderate severity for the following river in Missouri: Grand River near Pattonsburg affecting Daviess and Gentry Counties; changed from

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Lightning Destroys Prindle Home

The home of Gene Prindle, located at 15387 260th Street in Jameson, was lost to fire last night, according to his sister Betty Harmison, Daviess County Assessor.

Mr. Prindle and his wife Lois and their son Travis had gone to their outside cellar during the lightning storm last night. They heard a tremendous clap of thunder and then smelled smoke. They went to the cellar door to see the

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Making It Happen — Preview of Pattonsburg Fall Festival

A recently formed “Pattonsburg Makes it Happen” committee has big plans in the works to celebrate the 20 year anniversary of Pattonsburg’s move out of the flood plain, according to Richard W. Mooney, who is with the town’s Department of Economic Development.

One of the projects that the committee is working on is the development of a fall festival that will be held in October of this year.

“The festival

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City Conducts Electric Study, Pool Still Draining $$$

Gallatin City Administrator Zac Johnson discussed the Electric Coordination Study recently conducted by A2V Partners out of Springfield with the Gallatin Board of Aldermen at their meeting held Sept. 8. The protective device coordination study of Gallatin’s electric system cost $13,000. The company was looking at the city’s five substation circuit breakers to insure all components were working as they should be with proper calibration.

“This is something that should

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Rains Mess with HDC Tournament Schedule

The softball fields in Bethany absorbed heavy rains Tuesday night and so the opening rounds of the HDC Softball Tournament have been moved to sites at North Harrison and Pattonsburg schools, provided no more rain falls today (Wednesday) or Thursday.

Following is the revised first round schedule, according to tournament director Eric Lewis. The tournament will return to Bethany, as scheduled, on Saturday.

Wednesday games at North Harrison: 4:30 –

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Troop H Efforts During Flash Flooding in Holt County

On Sept. 9, 2014, at approximately 11:20 p.m., the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Troop H Headquarters, began receiving reports of water over Interstate 29 between the 86- and 88-mile markers. Shortly after the initial reports, Troop H began receiving reports of individuals trapped on top of their vehicles due to rising flash flood waters. Troop H officers, along with MoDOT, MDC, Holt County Sheriff’s Department, Andrew County Sheriff’s Department, and

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Jr. High Lady Bulldogs Open Softball Season at Home

Gallatin’s junior high softball team opened its season Tuesday at home against South Harrison.

Team members are, front row, from left: Bethany Bailey, Jacklyn Maize, Karley Salmon, Kelsey Maxwell, Jessi Becerra and Caitlin Heckenbach; second row: Lillian Jeffers, Macie McNeely, Addison Burns, Sarabeth Michael and Kerri Berten; back row: Coach Kayli Warner, Aubrey Burns, Kayla Stagner, Annie Nelson, Madalyn Shubert and Coach Nicole Ray. (Photo by Barb Holcomb).

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Kourtney Bird Wins GHS Tournament

Gallatin’s Kourtney Bird shot an 18-hole total of 91 to edge Maysville’s Kendra Bird for first place in Tuesday’s Gallatin Invitational Golf Tournament held at Daviess County Country Club.

Gallatin placed all five golfers in the tournament’s top 25 and finished fourth in team standings.

Tournament Results

Maysville         415

Albany             423

Trenton            428

Gallatin           430

Stanberry        472

S. Harrison     487

King City         568

Braymer          683

Tina Avalon    701

Worth County

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Gregory Don Pierce 1969-2014

Gregory Don Pierce, 45, was born Aug. 2, 1969, the son of Terry Don and Judith Lynn (Warren) Pierce in Cameron, and passed away Sept. 9, 2014.

Greg was a 1987 graduate of Maysville High School and went 2 years to Vo-Tech in Chillicothe. He has worked for Sunshine Electronics for 23 years. On July 9, 2009, Greg and Karla were united in marriage. He was an avid golfer, enjoyed

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