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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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The Missouri State Highway Patrol Seeks Trooper Applicants

The Missouri State Highway Patrol, a premiere law enforcement agency, is testing for new troopers. The Patrol is encouraging qualified individuals of all backgrounds to apply, and will offer testing at nine different locations in Missouri. Those who successfully complete testing will be eligible to continue in the selection process for the 105th Recruit Class,

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Route 6 Scheduled To Close

As DeKalb County residents know, a wind farm project is bringing windmill towers to locations throughout west and central parts of the county. As part of this project, large cranes used by the contractor will be moving across Routes 31, 6, J, and N at various times during the upcoming weeks. When the cranes are

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A big little idea

Gallatin Rotarian Kelly Gray is pictured with a free library dispenser located near the city pool. The little library will be full of children’s books and adult books and is available to anyone.

Known as “take a book, leave a book” the idea is to promote literacy and the love of reading through the free

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Local residents chosen as State Fair Farm Family for Daviess County

Pictured front row, left to right, Will Grady, Cooper Grady, Cindy Grady and Calvin Grady; second row, Sherry Jones, State Fair Commissioner, Lowell Mohler, State Fair Commissioner; back row, Marshall Stewart, Vice Chancellor for Extension & Engagement, MU Extension, Mark Wolfe, Mo State Fair Director, Richard Fordyce, Director of Agriculture, Missouri Department of Agriculture,

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MoDot Road Work

The following is a listing of general highway maintenance and construction work in the Northwest Missouri region planned for the week of Aug. 29 – Sept. 4 from the Missouri Department of Transportation In addition to the work listed below, there may be pothole patching, bridge deck washing, striping, brush cutting, guardrail repairs and other

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Give your family an International flair: Host an exchange student!

Bring the world together by hosting a foreign exchange student! World Heritage Student Exchange Program, a public benefit organization, is seeking local host families for high school students from over 30 countries: Spain, Germany, Thailand, Denmark, Portugal, South Korea, Italy, France, The former Soviet Union Countries, Norway and more!

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Cholesterol screenings in September for Daviess County residents

September is National Cholesterol Awareness Month and the Daviess County Health Department is offering a Lipid Panel for FREE for Daviess County residents only on the following dates in September from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Tuesday, Sept. 6; Tuesday, Sept. 13; Tuesday, Sept. 20.

This is a fasting test and you must not eat

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Wright Memorial Hospital Foundation announces 5th annual Wright Run 5k/10k

Plans for the 5th annual Wright Run 5k/10k have been announced by the Wright Memorial Hospital Foundation in Trenton. The 2016 event will be held on Saturday, October 1, in Trenton and will begin and conclude on the campus of Wright Memorial Hospital. Participants will meet for their official send-off at the hospital and return

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Frances Whitt turns 102

Frances Whitt will turn 102 on Aug. 28. Join in celebrating her birthday at the Community Room, Rest Easy Apartments, from 1-3 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 28. One-hundred-two cupcakes and drinks will be served. Please send/bring cards and/or $1 for her money tree in her honor. Address is Apartment 19, 604 East Grand Street, Gallatin,

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Kicking Cancer time again

Save the date, Saturday, Oct. 8, from 5-6:30 p.m., for the Annual Kickin’ Cancer With Kindness fundraiser. The committee will be meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 24, at 4:30 p.m. at the Methodist Church in Gallatin. Anyone wishing to help, please come join the committee at the planning meeting.

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Bricktown Coffee opens in Jamesport

Bricktown Coffee officially opened in Jamesport last Friday under the ownership of Trevor and Kelsea Unruh.

The business is in the same location as the “Wholly Cow”, owned by Amanda and Mitch Riley.

Mr. and Mrs. Unruh purchased the business and gained possession on July 1. They have done some remodeling and painting to brighten

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Take a walk on the wildflower side

Don’t miss summer and autumn color at MDC’s prairie remnants

From bright purple to yellow, the colors that wildflowers splash against green grasses are changing this month at the Helton Prairie Natural Area. Tall blazing star still adds lavender, but their flower spikes are fading and transitioning to seed. Yet flowers such as rigid sunflower

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Avriette-Demsich married June 3

Doug and Michelle Avriette of Gallatin would like to announce the marriage of their son Tyler Avriette to Brittany Demsich, the daughter of Jenny Demsich of Trenton.

Tyler and Brittany were wed in a small outdoor ceremony officiated by the groom’s father, Doug Avriette, on Friday, June 3rd 2016.

Brittany is the granddaughter of Russell

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Muzzy recognized as “distinguished graduate” by Air Force

Second Lieutenant Trevor L. Muzzy earned his commission from the U.S. Air Force Academy on June 2, 2016. He was recognized as a “Distinguished Graduate” for his outstanding athletic, academic, and military performance. During his cadet career, Lt Muzzy achieved perfect scores on his physical fitness tests and placed second at the U.S. Parachuting Collegiate

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Cameron Regional Medical Center awards 2016 scholarships

Officials at Cameron Regional Medical Center have announced the results of the organization’s high school scholarship program for 2016, with scholarships ranging from $500 to $1,000 awarded to the following 2016 graduating seniors from Daviess County: Aubrey D. Burns and Chase T. Morrison, both of Gallatin, and Haleigh M. Plymell of Pattonsburg.

Warren McElwain, Board

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The eagle has landed … at Altamont!

By Troy Lesan

A KAW Fire Department volunteer directs the Life Flight Eagle emergency medical helicopter to a successful practice landing at Altamont in the above picture. The landing was part of a landing zone training session held Aug. 5 at Altamont, organized by Life Flight Eagle Outreach Coordinator John Duffy, and attended by members

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Eastern Star scholarship winners announced

Order of the Eastern Star scholarship recipients are pictured, left to right, Aubrey Burns, Tristen Wilson, Jade Hahn and Cierra Keller. Not pictured: James Knifong.

Scholarship winners announced

On June 21, Sunlight Chapter #247, Order of the Eastern Star of Maysville, honored the scholarship recipients and their parents/grandparents with a carry-in dinner. These winners were

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Give your family international flair: host an exchange student

Bring the world together by hosting a foreign exchange student! World Heritage Student Exchange Program, a public benefit organization, is seeking local host families for high school students from over 30 countries: Spain, Germany, Thailand, Denmark, Portugal, South Korea, Italy, France, the former Soviet Union countries, Norway and more!

Couples, single parents and families with

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Come home, come together at the 125th Jameson Picnic

Bigger and better was the promise advertisers made 125 years ago on the promotions announcing the annual Jameson Picnic and it’s the same promise made today.

The 125th Annual Jameson Picnic will be held Aug. 11, 12 and 13 in the Jameson City Park.

Beth Wheeler grew up two houses east of the park and

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Trenton fair kickoff soon!

The North Central Missouri Fair begins soon, with the tractor pull set for Sunday, July 31 at 11 a.m. at the grandstand.

Other activities run from Aug. 2-6, 2016, at the NCM Fairgrounds, located at 1400 Oklahoma Avenue, Trenton. The carnival will run nightly, and the cookshack is open daily from 10 a.m. to 10

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All in good time…Gallatin open house set for Aug. 8

An open house for the new middle school at Gallatin will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 8; refreshments will be served. Construction on the school was completed in mid-May of 2016. The middle school principal is Tiffany Otto.

The one-story building for the new middle school at Gallatin, located east of the

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David Iddings retires after 40 years of service with MoDOT

William “David” Iddings, a 40-year employee of the Missouri Department of Transportation, retired as a senior maintenance worker at Gallatin on Aug. 1. Iddings began working with MoDOT in 1976 as a crew worker at the former Coffey maintenance facility. In addition to his work at MoDOT, Iddings has worked at a sawmill and farming

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Heldenbrand Reunion

The descendants of John Heldenbrand will have their annual family reunion on Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016, at the Winston City Park.

A carry-in dinner will be held at 12:45 p.m. Drinks and tableware will be provided. Besides food, bring photographs, yard games, horseshoes, lawn chairs, kids and grandkids, etc. Be prepared to have a good

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Amanda Harper earns degree from WGU

Amanda Harper of Gallatin has received her Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies (K-8) from WGU Missouri. The university held its 3rd annual commencement ceremony in St. Louis on June 25 and celebrated the graduation of more than 250 graduates, representing nearly 100 cities across the state and more than 50 Missouri counties.

At its

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Letha Shipers turns 95

Letha Shipers will celebrate her birthday on Monday, Aug. 8. She will be 95 years old. Send cards to her at 501 Chestnut, Apt. 8, Pattonsburg, Mo., 64670.

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