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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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Dick Shaw 1941-2011

Dick L. Shaw, 70, of Casa Grande, Ariz., died on Dec. 24, 2011.

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Jail board meets Dec. 29

The Daviess-DeKalb County Regional Jail Board will hold its regular meeting at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 29, at the jail’s training trailer in Pattonsburg.

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2011-12 Basketball: Bulldogs win and lose in NCMC Holiday Hoops

Santa Fe’s Lady Chiefs couldn’t hang with Gallatin’s girls last Wednesday at NCMC, but conversely, the GHS boys failed to find a way to keep their game with the Chiefs close.

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Sheriff presents citizenship awards at annual Christmas party

Daviess County Sheriff Ben Becerra presented some special awards at the Christmas party held Dec. 20 for the sheriff’s office and emergency dispatch.

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Active Aging Resource Center

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GHS FFA donates fruit to AARC

Gallatin FFA members Garrett McNeely, Chris Valenti, and Kristen Critten help Administrator Deanna Lewis at the Active Aging Resource Center package fruit for homebound seniors.

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Law officers make good Santas for area youth

Citizens for Youth, sponsored by Daviess and DeKalb Sheriff’s Offices, the Missouri State Highway Patrol, and staff from the Missouri Department of Corrections took 20 children shopping Dec. 16, at Wal-Mart in Cameron.

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Disaster assistance available for small businesses

Small, non-farm businesses in 24 Missouri counties and neighboring counties, including Daviess, are now eligible to apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA).

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Pattonsburg Multi-Purpose Center

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Pattonsburg news

by Lavena Lowrey

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Pattonsburg Courtwarming activities for “This Friday Night”

Pattonsburg R-2 Courtwarming activities will be held the week of Feb. 13-17.

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Learning Time Preschool performs program

Learning Time Preschool presented their annual Christmas Program on Wednesday, Dec. 21, at the First Christian Church in Gallatin. Thirty-one children participated in the program singing Christmas songs to a packed audience. A reception followed with cookies and punch. It was directed by their teacher, Karla Michener. [Submitted Photo]

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Who Shall Separate Us From the Love of Christ? Church News for Sunday, Dec. 25

Area church news for Sunday, Dec. 25

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‘No regrets’ after two decades of service with National Guard

by Jennifer Archdekin

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Pattonsburg orders Medeiros to vacate

The Pattonsburg Board of Aldermen voted during their Dec. 14 meeting to submit a letter to Mary and Stan Medeiros to vacate the premises of the factory building in Pattonsburg, due to failure to comply with the lease agreement.

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FEC sponsors 49th annual essay contest to Washington, D.C., C.Y.C.L.E.

Sophomores and juniors from 26 area high schools will have the opportunity to win all-expense paid trips this summer.

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2011 Year in Review

What made headlines in 2011?

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Daviess County Courthouse News (12-28-11) – Sheriff’s office quarters will move to first floor

County Commission

Carl Carder moved to move the sheriff’s office to the first floor in the present University Extension office and voting room and move the Extension office to the current sheriff’s office on the second floor. David Cox seconded. Cox – yes; Carder – yes; Sims – no. Motion carried.

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Post Scripts: Happy New Year and reminiscing the past

Christmas is over and Santa was good to us. The most unusual gift we received was a copy of a two cent stamp with a train engine on it, that I had given to my granddaughter Molly, a long time ago.

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Letter to the Editors: Clarification on school cedits

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Cut to the Chase: Memories made from trees

As I look at taking the Christmas tree down this week, I am thinking it will make nice mulch for someone, or a great home for some well-deserving fish. But regardless of our tree’s afterlife, it has helped create memories that will last for years.

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Poosey Digest: Bye, bye cell phones, IPods, IPads, IPoofs, IPiffles, and I-rritations

Greetings from Poosey.

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Good Thinking: The wisdom of Father Time

The cartoon highlights the front page of the paper: old Father Time meeting the baby New Year at the beginning of another year.

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Capitol Report: Learning from the past while planning for the future

While the holiday season is a time to celebrate with family and friends, it is also an opportunity to reflect on where we have been and decide what we want to achieve in the year ahead. As 2011 comes to a close, I am reminded of a year filled with economic uncertainty, political unrest around the globe, and significant events that will forever change the world.

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Larry Dale Briegel 1937-2011

A celebration of life service for Larry Briegel will be held at a later date. The body was cremated under the direction of Slater Funeral Home of Trenton. Memorials have been requested to the Trenton Trap and Skeet, Trust for the Benefit of Grundy County Scouts or Wright Memorial Hospice. They may be left at the funeral home.

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