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GMO files to adjust fuel charge

KCP&L Greater Missouri Operations Company (GMO) has filed a request with the Missouri Public Service Commission to adjust the fuel adjustment charge (FAC) on the bills of its electric customers.

GMO has made two filings. In its first filing (Case No. ER-2017-0188), GMO proposes to adjust the FAC to reflect fuel and purchased power costs for the six month period of June 2016 through November 2016.

The second case is

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Physical activity pays off  in every way

By Janet Hackert, Regional Nutrition and Health Education Specialist

For those whose New Year’s resolution was to get fit both physically and financially, a recent study quantified the financial benefit of being physically active.

According to research reported in the Journal of the American Heart Association, following the US Department of Health and Senior Services’ recommendations for moderate to vigorous physical activity of 30 minutes or more on five or

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New online Master Gardener training class begins

Register now for Jan. 30 start.

A new session of online Master Gardener training begins Jan. 30.

Popularity of the online classes has grown steadily since University of Missouri Extension began offering them in 2013, said David Trinklein, state horticulture specialist for MU Extension.

The online class is an alternative for people who would otherwise have to travel many miles to attend Master Gardener training.

Trinklein and MU Extension regional

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Blast from the Past

Jan. 10, 2007

The Gallatin Theater League is asking the community to assist them in a $20,000 renovation campaign. The theater needs some serious structural maintenance and the League has further outlined a plan to upgrade the technical and cosmetic portions of the building.

Charles “Butch” Bayne, a 30-year employee of the Missouri Department of Transportation, retired on Jan. 1. Butch retired as a senior crew worker at the Coffey

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Off the Editor’s Spike: Sugarcoating the Truth

Looking upon the years ahead to times when my grandchildren approach college age, tell me, how much will their education cost?

I completed over half of my college credits before actually thinking of a diploma in terms of return on investment. That’s embarrassing, evidence of an uneducated man. And, by worldly standards in today’s marketplace, I chose poorly.

Still, I am fortunate. Besides some academic scholarships and work/study programs that

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Poosey Digest:  Try a little humor

by Freida Marie Crump

Greetings from Poosey.

I feel for some folks… really. I’ve been blessed to always have a job that got me out of the house and among flesh and blood human beings. But some of us have to spend our lives behind a desk fielding the questions and angry complaints of the rest of us on the telephone. Receptionists, secretaries, order-takers of all sorts are relegated to

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Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor:

I am wondering when this village board is going to do what they have said about things they were going to do.

There are still dogs running the streets at Altamont and not in pens or tied. Some people turn theirs loose at night that are tied.

They have talked about putting gravel on the streets for two years now. The streets are terrible. Big holes all over

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Daviess County Courthouse News

Assessor’s Office

If you have not received an assessment sheet, please contact the Assessor’s Office on the first floor of the courthouse, phone 660-663-3300. Assessment sheets must be submitted to the office by March 1 to avoid penalty.

County Commission

James Lewis, road and bridge supervisor, discussed new bridge construction in Daviess County. Crews are working on equipment and shop work.

Commissioners signed Group Health Benefit Program Implementation Documents with

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Office Incident Summary


7:26 pm – Complaint of items taken from residence in Winston.

9:20 pm – Cameron PD advising they have Eric Gregg, 25, Cameron, on a Daviess County warrant for FTA misdemeanor no valid license. Gregg was transferred to DDCRJ on $750 cash only bond.


4:26 am – Report of stranded motorist on I-35 at the 78 exit.

7:47 am – Call regarding false impersonation report taken last week.

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