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Gallatin Considers Building Inspector

The Gallatin Board of Aldermen discussed a possible part-time building inspector during their meeting held Sept. 22. Discussion was also held on the industrial park road and other street projects as well as the purchase of a new skid loader.

Public comments were made regarding the cleanup of the building on the square and keeping city business local.

A bulldozer was used to clean up debris at the site of

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GJH Softball Takes 4-2 Record into Final Week

Gallatin’s Junior High softball team took a 4-2 record into Tuesday’s trip to Trenton. The Lady Bulldogs own victories over South Harrison, Cameron (2), and Albany.

Karley Salmon fanned eight batters in a season-opening, 5-1 win over South Harrison. The Lady Bulldogs fell behind early and lost to Hamilton, 15-0, in the opening round of the Hamilton Tournament. Salmon doubled and tripled for Gallatin and Bethany Bailey finished with three

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Vivian Bowman Pens First Book

Vivian Gault Bowman, 83, rural Pattonsburg, is a retired reading specialist who has spent a lifetime trying to get children to learn to love reading as much as she does. But it wasn’t until she reached her seventies that she put her secret passion — writing — to paper.

Vivian poses with her first published book.

Vivian taught school close to four decades, grades kindergarten through fifth.
“I taught fifth

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Patrol Invites Public to Provide Feedback

The superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol invites the public to take part in a public opinion survey regarding safety and security, officers’ attitudes and competency, overall agency performance, and concerns regarding crime and social issues. The 2014 Public Opinion Survey can be found on the patrol’s website, www.mshp.dps.mo.gov. Click on the link at the top left of the home page to initiate the survey.

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GHS Places 3 in GRC Top 10

Maysville’s Lady Wolverines took advantage of their home course on Monday, winning the GRC Varsity Golf Tournament by 32 strokes over runnerup Gallatin. The Lady Bulldogs placed three golfers in the league’s top ten, thus earning all-conference honors.

Chloe Simmons and Kelli Lynch finished 1-2 in Tuesday’s GRC junior varsity tournament.

GRC @ Maysville

Maysville         412

Gallatin           444

Albany             457

Stanberry        463

S. Harrison     566

Worth County 588

King City        

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Aiming to Help and Teach, Home on the Range Opens

Vic and Kelli Koelling have opened Hamilton Home on the Range at their 40-acre property located at 4330 Dustin Road south of Hamilton on Hwy 13.

The range actually opened this spring, Vic said, but got off to a slow start.

The range is in high gear now with everything county-approved. A Fall Shooting Competition Day will be held Saturday, Sept. 27. Events will include: Three-Gun Shooting Competition – for

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Maryville Murder-for-Hire Thwarted

Kristina M. Swinford, 32, Maryville, was arrested on Sept. 19, 2014, and charged on Sept. 22 in federal court in a murder-for-hire scheme. The federal criminal complaint charges Swinford with contacting two individuals to kill the wife of her ex-boyfriend. Swinford met three times with an undercover Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) agent to negotiate the deed. A filed affidavit says Swinford also discussed the job with 

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Daviess County Sheriff Activity Report


12:20 pm – Walk-in to Sheriff’s Office (SO) regarding theft of gasoline in Jamesport.

3:40 pm – Walk-in to SO regarding C&I driver in Jamesport.

6:57 pm – Complaint regarding dirt bike in Winston.

8:26 pm – C&I driver on I-35.


12:40 pm – Removing abandoned vehicle east of Pattonsburg.

3:03 pm – C&I driver on I-35 at the 75mm.

4:12 pm – Two-vehicle accident on Highway 6

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