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Letter to the Editor: Hometown Pride

Dear Editor:

My husband and I were born in the Gallatin area, and graduated from Jameson High School.

It is with pride that we read about the many projects a small number of people accomplish. The areas are blessed to have so many people who give of their time, money, and physical labor to help others.

Charles and Carolyn (Smith) Becker

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Letter to the Editor: Beliefs About Adam-ondi-Ahman

Dear Editor:

In response to our previous conversation regarding the December article “So… You Think You Know Daviess County,” I offer the following clarification of the question: Why does Adam-ondi-Ahman have significance to those of the Mormon faith?

It is not our belief that Adam was buried at Adam-ondi-Ahman or that it was the Garden of Eden as stated in the article. I hope the following will be a more

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Letter to the Editor: McClung and O’Daniel Family Heirlooms

Dear Darryl,

I found the website http://daviesscountyhistoricalsociety.com/ while searching for the family of our great aunt, Beatrice McClung Hanson, and found your email. She was married later in life to my great uncle John Sven Aaron Hanson. She is the daughter of Alex N. McClung and Anna O’Daniel.

We have found McClung/O’Daniel family heirlooms while going through our mother’s items. We do not want them, but would like to return

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Letter to the Editor: PFC John Macy’s Feature

Dear Editor:

Thank you Tammy for writing and featuring the article for our soldier, John Macy. Not only has John committed himself to serve our country, he has grown as a person and has become a responsible young man. He went from totally not knowing what he was going to do with his life to finding a purpose to do something important to benefit our country.

This training has given

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Response to the Editor: Gallatin’s Deterioration

Dear Editor:

You have read my mind. You have put it in much better words in your Dec. 10 editorial than I could have. Much of what you say could apply to the block north and the block south also. My compliments to those you mentioned who have maintained, remodeled, restored or rebuilt some of our older buildings.

For 36 years I worked at Davis Drug on the east side

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Letter to the Editor: A Pit Bull South of Town

Dear Editor:

This is a letter of concern about the safety of people in our area.

On Monday evening, Nov. 22, my daughter was delivering a birthday gift for her friend’s daughter at their home on Hwy. 13 south of Gallatin. As she drove in, she observed a sign which read “Beware of Dog.” She saw a large German Shepherd and a smaller fluffy dog approach her car. When she

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Letter to the Editor: Christmas Around the Square

Dear Editor:

On behalf of myself and the City of Gallatin, I want to give a big shout out to Sally Black, Judy Elbert and Cyd Terry for organizing, planning and working so tirelessly on “Christmas Around the Square” this past weekend. I thought it was a huge success! It was so good to see our uptown busy with people and events. The decorations look so nice and I know

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Letter to the Editor: Howard the Duck

Dear Editor:

I just want to say thank you for putting the article in your paper about the duck (Howard) being gone.

We finally figured out what happened to her.

Somebody dumped off a black Lab dog. It had been hanging around for two or three weeks. We had chased it out of the yard several times.

Sometime after midnight Sunday and early Monday morning, the dog got the duck.

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Letter to the Editor: Pattonsburg Tree Climbers

Dear Editor:

We need the help of you and your readers. As with any family in today’s environment, the Pattonsburg Tree Climbers Society is faced with financial concerns.

Our current costs for maintaining the genealogy library of family history have exceeded the revenue generated from the memberships alone. A handful of local members have generously been helping financially to keep us going.

We are a nonprofit organization run by volunteers.

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