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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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Golf tourney will benefit Gallatin Youth Football

The Gallatin Youth Football program will sponsor a three-man scramble golf tournament at Daviess County Country Club on Saturday, July 23.

Entry is $35 per man. Participants must be at least 21 years of age. Registration begins at noon, with teeoff at 1 p.m.

Proceeds help fund Gallatin Youth Football efforts during the season.

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Coffey man charged with animal abuse, neglect

Samuel N. Lewis, 50, of Coffey was arrested July 14 on nine misdemeanor charges of animal abuse and animal neglect or abandonment.

On July 11, Deputy Tyler Miller responded to Lewis’s residence in Coffey, where he found two small dogs in a small wire kennel outside of the residence, directly in the sunlight, with no food or water. A larger dog was running free, but no water or food was

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Focus on Forages at Hundley Whaley

University of Missouri Extension will present Focus on Forages VIII on Thursday, Aug. 4, at 6 p.m. at Hundley-Whaley Learning Discovery Center in Albany.

Topics to be Covered:

  • Tour of “Forage System” Plots
  • Tour of Cool-Season Grass Plots
  • Comparison of novel-endophyte varieties
  • Comparison of Kentucky-31, Orchardgrass and Smooth Bromegrass
  • Economics of Different Forage Systems
  • Reading and Interpreting Mineral Tags
  • Balancing Forage Yield and Forage Quality
  • Spray/Smother/Spray Technique for Renovating Forages
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Gallatin Fire incident report for June

The Gallatin Fire Protection District reported the following incident responses for June — 1st at  2:55 p.m.: EMS Call at 804 S Main; 1st at 5:40 p.m.: Public service at 212 S Main; 5th at 9:05 p.m.: Carbon monoxide incident with reading, mutual aid with Jameson Fire at 19463 202nd St; 12th at  6:02 a.m.: Building Fire at 503 S Water; 15th at  7:19 a.m.: Motor vehicle accident, no injuries

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MDC awards $338,490 in grants to 156 fire departments

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) announces grant awards totaling $338,490 to 156 rural fire departments in Missouri as part of the Department’s annual Volunteer Fire Assistance Matching Grant Program. The grants help these small-town, mostly volunteer fire departments buy personal protective gear and firefighting equipment.

“Rural fire departments that apply for the grants can receive up to $4,000 in grant funds from the Conservation Department and U.S. Forest Service

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On Your Mark, Get Set…Save the Date

Save the Date for the closing ceremonies and Parasol Puppets at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 30, at the Daviess County Library in Gallatin. The library has offered a variety of programming, such as Pre-K Story Time, bingo, visits by the Gallatin Fire Department, bicycle safety classes by the Gallatin Police, fitness and nutrition classes by the University of Missouri Extension office, ABCmouse.com, pronunciator.com, themed crafts, movies, games and more. 

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Area woman hurt in accident

Tomie Walker, 40, Chillicothe, received minor injuries when she was a passenger in a vehicle involved in an accident that happened at about 5:05 p.m. on July 17 in Livingston County.

According to the highway patrol, Tanner Wilkison, 16, Chillicothe was southbound on  County Road 233, approaching the intersection of Hwy. 190, about two miles west of Chillicothe. His 2001 Ford F150 failed to yield to an eastbound vehicle being

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Gaven Gray a member of Terry Implement

GavenGrayGaven Gray was not pictured in last week’s photo of the Terry Implement 14-16 year old team due to his absence at a weightlifting clinic.

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50 Years Ago …

Only Gallatin supported school consolidation in 1966

Daviess County voters were asked on July19, 1966, to vote whether or not to consolidate the then six county school districts into one district.

The plan on the ballot was approved by the state department of education, which felt at the time that there were too many small schools in the county. That published statement alone likely led to the rejection of the

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