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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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Blood drive at First Christian

Community Blood Center will conduct a life-saving blood drive from 2-6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 9, at First Christian Church, gathering area. The church is located at 1501 South Main Street in Gallatin.

To make an appointment online, visit esavealifenow.org, click the “schedule an appointment” icon and enter sponsor code gallatin. For additional details, contact

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Jail Board meets April 28

The Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail Board will meet at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 28, at the training trailer of the jail located at 102 North Meadows Lane in Pattonsburg.

Old Business will include progress on the refrigerator and freezer; training; and updates on video security.

Closed meeting will be held to consider legal actions involving

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Maundy Thursday service set for Thursday, April 13 at First Christian Church

The First Christian Church of Gallatin will hold their traditional Maundy Thursday service at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 13. Pictured left to right are Dalton Swalley, Jesse Bird, Keaton Collins, Junior Stith, Declan Schweizer, Wyatt Bird, Lance Rains, Hunter McCampbell, Steven Schweizer, Dean Swalley, Youth Pastor Ryan Beenken, Chris Cornelius, and Jarod Rains. The

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Turning 103

Nina Clevenger is turning 103 on Saturday, April 15. Cards would be appreciated. Send them to the Daviess County Nursing and Rehab, Business Hwy. 6, Gallatin, Mo. 64640.

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Ishmaels celebrate 45th wedding anniversary, card shower requested

Jim and Sara Ishmael are celebrating their 45th wedding anniversary on April 8. The family, including sons Jason and Aaron Ishmael and mother Shirley Henderson, invite you to join the celebration by sending cards to 29679 Street, Highway V, Gallatin, Mo., 64640.

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District One VFW meeting

VFW District One will hold a meeting on Saturday, April 8, beginning at 11 a.m. at VFW Post #2176 in Bethany. New officers will take the oath of office. A memorial service for deceased members will be observed. The joint meeting will begin at 11 a.m. The regular District One meeting will follow the joint

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Double wedding bells for Andersen family

Justin Robert Andersen and Sarah Nielson

McKenzie Andersen and Andrew Durham

Michael and Laura Lee Andersen of Gallatin are pleased to announce the marriage of their son, Justin Robert Andersen, to Sarah Nielson, daughter of Darwin and Laurie Nielson, on Friday, April 7, 2017, in the Brigham City Utah Temple.

Michael and Laura

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City wide garage sale and cleanup schedule

The Gallatin spring city wide garage sale is scheduled for Saturday, April 22, with the community cleanup on trash days the following week.

Garage sale registration is at 109 East Jackson by April 18. A fee of $10 will help defray the cost of advertising and maps which will list and locate every sale. Advertising

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Feed directive meeting at Hamilton 

Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) is a new set of regulations from the Federal Department of Agriculture (FDA) which became effective Jan. 1, 2017. Caldwell County Extension Council is hosting an opportunity to learn more about these changes at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 10, at the Hamilton United Methodist Church. Jim Humphrey, Extension Livestock Specialist,

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Cold weather rule ends

Missouri Public Service Commission and Kansas Corporation Commission state-wide utility Cold Weather Rules are coming to an end for 2017.

Eligible customers who are behind on their bills are encouraged to contact KCP&L by March 31 to establish a payment plan.

Various programs and services are available that will help customers who have fallen behind

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Free creative writing lesson at LDS

Theodore Johnson, Lake Viking, will hold a free copyrighted power point presentation on how to write and publish from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 22 at the LDS Church, located off Highway 6, west of Gallatin. Mr. Johnson taught free lessons on writing at the county library last year. Those 12 lessons will

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Disabled veterans meeting in Trenton

The Disabled American Veteran Chapter #60 will conduct a meeting at 7 p.m. on April 3 in the VFW hall located at 919 Washington Street, Trenton.

“This meeting we will be discussing the nomination and election of our chapter officers”, said Jorry Browning, Chapter Adjutant. “Maximum participation by chapter members is highly encouraged.”

Membership in

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Corner café has a new look, drop by and see

The Corner Café, located at the four-way stop on the east side of the square in Gallatin, held a grand re-opening on March 14, according to owner Sue Cox of rural Jameson.

The remodeling project was prompted by a desire for change. The work was done by Rick and Cathy Eaton and Tony Hogan. The

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Have you ‘herd’?… Literacy Round-Up is upon us!

Family Literacy Night is planned from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, April 6, at Covel D. Searcy Elementary (CDSE) School in Gallatin. “Literacy Round-Up” is this year’s theme as preschool children through fourth grade students get to choose from many fun and educational activities.

Lasso family, grandparents and friends and invite them to join the cowpokes

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MoDNR hosts free pesticide collection in Fairfax March 25

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources, in conjunction with the University of Missouri – Graves-Chapple Research Center, will provide a free pesticide collection event from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, March 25, at 29955 Outer Road in Fairfax.

The collection is open to all Missouri farmers and households, and will take unwanted pesticides including: herbicides,

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Card shower for Leona Reynolds

Leona Reynolds, formerly of the Gilman City and St. Joseph areas, would enjoy a get well card shower following broken hip surgery. Cards may be sent to Sunnyview Nursing Home, Room 104, 1311 East 28th Street, Trenton, Mo., 64683.

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Driver exam moves to library

On April 4, the Gallatin Driver Examination Station normally located in the Daviess County Courthouse, 102 North Main Street, Gallatin, will be relocated to Daviess County Library, 306 Grand Street, Gallatin. Testing hours will be 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The change is due to elections being held in the Daviess County Courthouse.

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Hang your ‘Gone Fishing’ sign and join Access II for summer fun

Access II Independent Living Center is preparing for several summer events.

First up, Rep. J Eggleston will be at Access II at 101 Industrial Parkway in Gallatin at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 22. Access II will discuss disability issues and proposed cuts to the state budget with Rep. Eggleson. They will also take him

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KCP&L warns customers of a new scam

KCP&L wants to warn all customers of a new scam. KCP&L has seen an increase in reports of phone scams involving customers’ utility bills and other personal information. Most of those targeted have been restaurants and small businesses, but all customers should be aware of this important notice.

With the phone scam, the scammer is

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Missouri SMP warns about national telephone spoofing scam

The Missouri Senior Medicare Patrol issued this warning for consumers to be wary of scam artists who call their phone numbers claiming to be a federal agency.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) recently confirmed that its hotline telephone number is being used as part of a

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Annual Health Fair slated for April 3-4

The Daviess County Health Department will host their Annual Health Fair in celebration of Public Health Week on Monday, April 3, and Tuesday, April 4, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Activities planned are resource booths, and free labs to Daviess County residents. The labs are by appointment only and are limited. Call 660-663-2414 to

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Daviess County EMA phone and email

Daviess County established an Emergency Management Agency on the first of February. There is now a central phone number for the EMA. This is a 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year number: 660-605-3085. The email account is: [email protected]

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Ameren Electric rates to increase by about $3.70

The Missouri Public Service Commission has approved a unanimous agreement filed by parties in an electric rate case which authorizes Ameren Missouri to increase annual electric operating revenues by approximately $92 million.

According to the PSC Staff, a typical residential customer will see monthly electric bills increase by approximately $3.70. That includes an increase of

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Brock Griffin places in top 10 at AQHA horse show

Brock Griffin, Sperry, Okla., formerly of Jameson, and his horse, a 2001 American Quarter Horse Association stallion named Dusted with Steel, placed in the top ten in three events at the 2016 AQHA World Championship Horse Show held in Oklahoma City, Okla., Nov. 3-18, 2016. The events were calf roping, breakaway roping, and heading

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Gilman players top 1,000 points in same week

Gilman City basketball players recently reached scoring milestones just two days apart.

Gilman City High School senior Hailey Burrows scored her 1,000th career point on Feb. 2, during the second quarter of the varsity girls game against Breckenridge High School. The game was played at Breckenridge. Hailey is the daughter of Dennis and Mary

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