Daviess County Courthouse

Gallatin Board of Aldermen accept bids

The Gallatin Board of Aldermen accepted a bid for electric poles at a meeting Monday evening. A bid for southern yellow pine poles was accepted from Arkansas Electric Cooperative for $10,899 with confirmation of grant money from Missouri Public Energy Pool. Other submitted bids were from Boarder States for $10,995.75 and Bridgewell for $11,029.95. The […]

Princeton in Mercer County Missouri

Princeton City Council chooses legal representation

The Princeton City Council decided Tuesday evening to carry out a contract with Anderick, Evans, Lewis, Figg, and Battagler Law Firm of Trenton for attorney services. City Clerk Danette Snapp says Tara Walker was serving as Princeton’s City Attorney as part of the law firm, but she recently started her own law office. The council […]

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Audio: Study says most neighboring states pay their teachers more than Missouri

Niche.com ranks Missouri 39th in the nation in teacher pay. Paul Katnik, Assistant Commissioner of Missouri’s Office of Educator Quality, says the state’s school teachers make roughly 49,000-dollars annually.     A Vanderbilt University study says teacher merit pay for student performance has merit. During Tuesday’s State Board of Education meeting,  Katnik discussed the study […]

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Gallatin man, accused of sexual crimes, appears in Daviess County Court

A Gallatin man charged with multiple felonies, including first degree sodomy or attempted sodomy, second degree kidnapping, third degree assault, and first degree rape or attempted rape, appeared for a preliminary hearing in the Associate Division of Daviess County Circuit Court today (Wednesday). Online court information indicates Salvador Hernandez’s two cases involving the felony charges […]