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FIRE AT CAR WASH!

Fire fighters responded to a pickup on fire at the Superior Auto Wash off South Main Street in Gallatin Thursday afternoon:
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Gallatin club remembers ghost towns

Lois Agenstein hosted the Sept. 19 meeting of Laureate Delta Rho at her Gallatin home.

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University wheat tests available

by Wayne Flanary, Regional Agronomist, CPAg, CCA

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Martin-Herman engagement announced

Mr. and Mrs. Don Uthe and Kathy Drodge proudly announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their son and daughter, Dustin Martin and Kayleen Nicole Herman.

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Lana Turner is retiring after 25 years as WIC nutritionist

by Lana Turner

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Drive through to get flu vaccine

The Daviess County Health Department will be offering a drive thru flu clinic again this year from 2-6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 29, at the Dockery Park in Gallatin.

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Births – Reid Jensen Denning

Ahna Denning is proud to announce the birth of her new baby brother, Reid Jensen Denning. Reid arrived to Liberty Hospital at 8:03 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 16, 2011.

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Jail board hears audit report, 11 discrepancies noted

Steven Grant, CPA, presented the Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail Board with his audit report, on Sept. 27. The independent audit had been requested by the administration and board. Grant audited the basic financial statements of the jail as of and for the year ended Dec. 31, 2010.

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FEC needs volunteers for “Beat The Peak”, may help lower rates

Farmers’ Electric Cooperative is seeking 200 members to participate in a new program that will determine if the cooperative will ask for voluntary systemwide participation in 2012.

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Farm Bureau holds customer appreciation and annual meeting

Daviess County Farm Bureau customer appreciation and annual meeting is Friday, Sept. 30, at the Gallatin Lions Club building, 801 West Grant Street, Gallatin.

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More “trash talk” from city hall

Gallatin Board of Aldermen heard that Sept 24, Rapid Removal had placed trash containers at all residential properties within the city limits.

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From diapers to diamonds, from Pattonsburg to Sweden, local man has learned to go with the flow

Every time Alex Sperry comes home to Pattonsburg, people start asking him where he’s been, what he’s seen, who he’s met, and what kind of life the other half lives.

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Schools in Missouri mark National Farm to School Month

Schools across Missouri are gearing up this October for the nation’s first National Farm to School Month. Enacted last year by the United States Congress, National Farm to School Month recognizes the strong role that Farm to School plays in promoting good health and strong economies.

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Writer looking for photos of massive 1911 Missouri storm

A writer at the University of Missouri is looking for photos of damage caused by one of the most powerful cold blasts to hit Missouri, the Nov. 11, 1911 "Blue Norther." This year will be the 100th anniversary of the massive cold front that plunged the state’s temperatures from 80 to 10 degrees in 10 hours, and triggered tornadoes followed by sleet and blizzards.

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Protocols from MU Thompson Farm boost cattle quality, add value to beef

Thompson Farm, the beef reproduction laboratory for University of Missouri researchers, reported new breeding protocols at a field day, Sept. 20.

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Runge to host renowned artist and world angler Bob White

The Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) Runge Nature Center, in partnership with the Capital City Fly Fishers, will host "A Fascination with Fly Fishing" featuring Bob White on Saturday, Oct. 15, from 9 a.m. to noon. The global fly fisher, artist, columnist and fly-fishing guide will share his adventures and experiences fly fishing around the

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4-H program strengthens family ties between children and incarcerated parents

Grant to expand Missouri model to other states.

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Poosey Digest: GM syndrome …gripe and moan

Greetings from Poosey.

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Post Scripts: Chautauqua memories

Congratulations to Mary Lou Searcy for being chosen as grand marshal for the Chautauqua parade. How we wish we could have been there to enjoy the festivities even though it was a bit chilly and misty.

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Capitol Perspectives: Omnibus bills

Our Missouri General Assembly has discovered both the advantages and liabilities of what is called an "omnibus" bill.

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Simplifying the management of the Missouri River

In Northwest Missouri, the water continues its retreat back to the banks of the Missouri River. This past summer will be remembered both for the devastation of this flood and for its duration. It’s important that we act now to prevent a repeat of this disaster.

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Capitol Report: A jobs bill, economic development in Missouri

It seems the Legislature’s "Special Session" has been grinding along at a snail’s pace the last couple weeks. I can honestly say it’s been a few of the most frustrating weeks I’ve experienced since elected.

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Cut to the Chase: Observations of age

by Denny Banister

Observations from a man turning 67:

· Girl’s shorts are much shorter.

· You wonder where the hair on your legs went.

· Your body gets brand new skin every three weeks, but it’s still old and wrinkled.

· Coffee no longer keeps you awake.

· Men call you sir and women

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Good Thinking: Looking at life

The pessimist sees the glass as being half-empty; the optimist sees the glass as being half-full; the engineer sees the glass as being twice as big as needed.

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Capitol Report: Missouri’s challenges and opportunities

Missouri has a strong and proud history of overcoming its challenges and advancing its opportunities. This has led to economic growth and a better quality of life for future generations. However, we once again find ourselves at a crossroad as pivotal decisions need addressed. In order to ensure a bright future for our state, we must be willing to confront the unique and varying challenges faced by our communities.

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Larry Daniel 1950 — 2011

Funeral services for Larry Daniel were held Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011 at Lindley Funeral Home in Chillicothe. Burial was at Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Chillicothe.

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