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VVA Board of Directors Monthly Meeting Call to Order Tony Gronniger, lot 2281, called the meeting to order, held in the upper level of the clubhouse at 6:30pm. Board members present were: Marvin McNabb, lot 28; Mike Booth, lot 2380; Allan Slavin, lot 181; Celeste Armanees, lot 62; Mark Leggett, lot S165. Absent was Troy Lesan, lot 576. Allen Slavin led in prayer. Shad Mort led the Pledge of Allegiance. Tony Gronniger opened the meeting with the Vision/Mission Statement: “Lake Viking is a private lake aspiring to preserve our community and environment for future generations.” “Our informed members are the strength of our community.” Approval of Last Month’s Minutes Celeste Armanees moved to approve last month’s minutes, Allan Slavin seconded; motion passed. Handbook Committee No report Finance Committee Celeste Armanees reported: We met Thursday, December 9th online with 7 members present and guest Tony Gronniger. The bulk of the meeting was a presentation by Patrick Roth, our Morgan Stanley investment representative.

Morgan Stanley: We did a thorough annual review of VVA’s investment portfolio. As you recall, in February this year, the Finance Committee began a 3-bucket approach of investing our money. Bucket 1: currently $7,000 invested, is cash-on-hand for immediate needs, like a checking account to pay the next few month’s bills. Bucket 2: currently $1.4 million invested, is for short-term needs in the next twelve months, e.g. our massive silt basin project. Bucket 3: currently $285,000 invested, is for long-term needs, so ideally we’ll never touch it unless e.g. the dam breaks or some unexpected problem arises. The Morgan Stanley representative, Patrick Roth, presented for a half-hour on this total $1.6 invested at Morgan Stanley, as detailed above in the three different funds or “buckets”. He confirmed for us that each bucket is getting the approximate return on investment that we expected, resulting in an overall 1.6% yield, after the company’s maintenance fees. This overall 1.6% yield on our total $1.6 million invested = $25,000/year “profit” or yield to VVA. So why, you ask, our low 1.6% return vs. the Dow-Jones being up an impressive 15% return? It’s because we purpose-

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December 12, 2021 ly invested in LOW-risk securities, NOT high-risk stocks like the Dow-Jones. We the Finance Committee back in February invested your money in the “safest” way possible, with low risk. Vs. Alternatively, we could change to a moderate-to-high risk strategy. The danger of high risk, of course, is that though you get big gains in a bull market, you also risk big losses in a bear market. Being good stewards or fiduciaries of VVA's money, we back in February chose the safer more cautious route of selecting LOW-risk investments for VVA's money; hence the low % return. Still, this investment gave VVA $25,000/year more "profit" than VVA has EVER generated, because VVA in the past had most (not all) of this money "under a mattress" not invested @ almost zero return. So generating approx $25,000/year every year profit is major progress for VVA. However, in future months, we may revisit this low-risk strategy, or more likely just transfer more money into the higher-performing bucket (after we complete the silt basin project), for a higher but still relatively low-risk % return. Taxes: We anticipate a high tax bill coming April 15th due to selling several, Community Area (CA) lots this year, with capital gains tax due on it next year. This is the same scenario we had last year, just less so. You'll recall this happened bigtime in the year 2020 when we sold the most CA lots; it's true again now just less so in 2021 when we sold a few CA lots. Budget: The year-to-date November 2021 Financial Statements were reviewed & appear correct. The Morgan Stanley balances discussed above already reflect a $170,000 withdrawal which paid the contractor for major road expenses & also paid year-end personal property taxes. Also reflected was an additional $250,000 out of Morgan Stanley transferred to BTC Bank to cover year-end operating expenses & more Silt Basin phase two expenses. Projected budget: Due to the changing landscape of finalizing year-end numbers, the final 2021 year-end budget & approval of next year's 2022 budget will be presented at January's Board meeting. Continued on page 5


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CALL TO ORDER Kyle Parkhurst, President (2023), called the meeting to order at 4:00pm. Members in attendance were Troy Lesan (2024), Harlan Horst (2023), and Jeffrey Speaker (2022). Heather Lund (2024) joined the meeting at 4:20pm. Also in attendance were Roger Barker, Water Superintendent, Gary King, Operator, Diane Hulett, Clerk, and visitor, Terry Nibarger. APPROVAL OF MINUTES Harlan Horst moved to approve the minutes of the October 19, 2021 Board of Directors Meeting. Troy Lesan seconded. All members were in favor; motion carried. Troy Lesan then moved to approve the minutes of the October 21, 2021 Special Meeting. Heather Lund seconded. All members were in favor; motion carried. PUBLIC COMMENT Terry Nibarger, lot 657, discussed concerns about his drinking water with the board. OLD BUSINESS Roger reported that Bartlett & West hopes to have the final plans submitted to the Department of Natural Resources by Thanksgiving. It was noted that DNR approval must be given prior to any ground work being started. The district's ARPA Grant application was approved and a check for $250,000 was received from Daviess County, with a check in the same amount to be paid in 2022. These funds will be used to cover unexpected price increases to the plant upgrade project as a result of Covid-19. Harlan Horst moved to place $250,000 in a new Money Market account at BTC Bank. Jeffrey Speaker seconded. All voted in favor; motion carried. NEW BUSINESS Financial Report: The financial reports and bills were reviewed and discussed. Troy Lesan moved to approve the October financial reports as submitted and approve the bills and transfers. Jeffrey Speaker seconded. All members voted to approve; motion carried. DISCUSSION

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Superintendent Report: Roger reported the road tube installation at Catfish Ct and Campground #1 was recently completed without incident to the district's main water line. He also stated that, during construction of the silt ponds at the south end of the lake by Viking Valley Association, two valves were buried. Roger will attend an upcoming VVA Dredge Committee meeting to discuss a solution. Roger also noted that purchase of the new pickup will not be completed until January 2022, and the DNR survey about additional ARPA funding needs was submitted online. Kyle Parkhurst, President, announced the next meeting would be December 21, 2021 with the time and place to be determined later. Troy Lesan moved to adjourn at 6:00 p.m. Respectfully Submitted, Jeffrey Speaker


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VVA Board of Directors Meeting Accounts Receivable: Paula Hepinstall reported that Westbrook is currently flowing "uncollectable Receivables" through Special Assessments line 4100. Instead, they are now creating a new Gain/Loss income account for clearing Accounts Receivable. New Committee member: The Finance Committee unanimously approved recommending that the Board of Directors add George Eshnaur to the Finance Committee. George has an extensive Finance background, with a Master’s degree in Finance. He is currently the Assistant Professor of Finance & Dean of Faculty at Ottawa University in Ottawa, KS. George & his wife & kids live in K.C. and spend most weekends here at their home in Lake Viking. At this time, I'd like to ask for a motion from the Board to add George Eshnaur to the Finance Committee. Marvin McNabb moved to approve the addition of George Eshanur to the Finance Committee, Mark Leggett seconded; motion passed. Strategic Planning Committee No report Activities Committee Celeste Armanees reported: The Activities Committee included in the Board members’ binder the proposed Activities calendar of events for 2022. We have added to the past year’s calendar: an additional Fishing Tournament–so one in March & one in September. You’ll recall the money raised from that event was donated back to restock the lake w/ fish. The proposed Activities calendar would also add a “Local Bands Jam-Off” sometime in summer. Celeste Armanees motioned to approve the Activities Calendar for 2022, Tony Gronniger seconded; motion passed. SEE the ‘22 ACTIVITIES CALENDAR on page 7! Building Committee Marvin McNabb reported: A total of 9 permits were approved in the month of November–no houses. Fire Department Tony Gronniger reported: The Fire Dept. met as usual. This month we re-reg-

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istered our department with the county’s Mutual Aid Agreement. It’s an annual occurrence–we give help to them, they give help to us. We also reviewed year-end expenditures & we have some money leftover in the operating budget for the Fire Dept, so we ordered 2 med bags for each of the Safety vehicles. We also had some extra money in the air bottle fund, so we ordered 4 radios–3 for Safety & 1 for the Fire Dept. Campground Committee Mike Booth reported: In both Campgrounds, the campsites have been re-numbered. Lake Committee No report Infraction Committee No report (next meeting in spring). Dredge Committee Shawn Hepinstall reported: Phase 1 of the ponds on the south side is complete; Phase 2 will start shortly. I spoke with our contractor, who said he will be here Monday morning to continue the work. They are saying by mid-January they will have all the concrete and everything poured. After that is finished, our team will put in the stop log braces, etc. So we will be ready to go when the weather breaks this spring to begin dredging. If you haven’t noticed, the dredge is staying in the water this winter, so as soon as weather permits we will begin dredging! For 2022, we’ll focus on erosion control & clean-up on the south side. Lake Manager Report - Shad Mort 1. Chip and Seal Operations: I double-checked with Vance Brothers to make sure we are first on their list to complete our roads next spring. 2. Special Lake Projects: Pirate & Pilot work is being completed, as well as the 3-Tubes project. They are moving forward. 3. Tube Replacement: I hope to have 1 more tube replacement done in the next few weeks. This will be the last one until spring. Financials Celeste Armanees motioned to approve this month's Financial Statements, Mark Leggett seconded; motion passed.

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Guest Time Sandy Moles, lots 1116/1906: After lengthy discussion RE: construction of a large dog fence begun without a permit, Allan Slavin motioned to dismiss the contractor’s $500 ticket, and reduce the homeowner’s $500 fine down to $200. Marvin McNabb seconded; motion passed. Board Discussion 1. Nominating Committee: Mark Leggett commented that we’ll have 2 open seats on the BOD, and some potential candidates–1 candidate for sure is going to run. I hope to have this all out together by early January, for voting at the Annual Meeting in March. 2. IT Discussion: We are going forward with a $200 router & a Cloudbased server in the Office. It will be ready to go by early January. 3. Managing Director: Tony Gronniger stated that the Board has been searching for the past 6-8 months looking for the right candidate. Of 10 applicants, we interviewed 2 very strong candidates. It is now my pleasure to announce that Cathy Poindexter, lot 1127/1128 is Lake Viking’s new Managing Director, whose job is to oversee “all things Lake Viking” (5-page Job Description) starting January 1, 2022. 4. Expansion of hours at Maintenance Area for trash disposal: The dumpsters are now available 3 pm - 5 pm, seven days a week. Mark Leggett explained that this change to ONLY supervised hours is due not to the actions of one person, but due to this privilege being abused (dumping of furniture, refrigerators, and other illegal items) primarily by our LV community as a whole, and even some non-member outsiders who were using our dumpsters– all causing our trash costs to soar. Our trash costs are now back under control. Adjourn Tony Gronniger moved to adjourn to Executive Session to discuss Personnel & Board organizational matters at 7:13 pm. Mark Leggett seconded; motion passed. Attendance Paula & Shawn Hepinstall, lot 543; Sandy Moles, lot 2039; Mark & Stephanie Closterman, lot 1900; David Sandy, lot Z-9; Cathy Poindexter, lot 1127.

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Introducing Cathy Poindexter Managing Director March (date TBD) March 12 April 16 April 23 May 6 June 11 June 25 July 2 July (date TBD) August 6 August 27 September (date TBD) September 10 September 24 October 8 October 29 November 5

Fishing Tournament Wine & Cheese Tasting Easter Egg Hunt Spring Garage Sale Cinco de Mayo @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Poker Run (time TBD) “Now & Then” Band @ 8:00 - 11:00 pm Fireworks Display Local Bands Jam-Off @ 8:00 - 11:00 pm

“Here for the Beer” Band @ 8:00 - 11:00 pm

Scavenger Hunt @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm Fishing Tournament Fall Garage Sale Fall Wine Festival @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Beer & Brats w/ Levi Garrison @ 5:00 - 9:00 pm Halloween Trunk-or-Treat @ 2:00 pm Firefighters’ Chili Cook-Off

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Stay Safe … Below are a few tips for Winter … • Clean your chimney before building a fire; • Warm up your car outside, not in the garage; • Know the symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning … headache, dizziness, weakness, upset stomach, vomiting, chest pain and confusion; • Make an emergency kit for your car; including water, snacks, first-aid kit, blankets, flashlights, extra batteries, cell phone charger and emergency flares. • Use floor mats inside and outside your doors; • Remove ice and snow from walkways frequently to prevent slips and falls; and • Don’t forget to walk like a penguin when navigating the snow.

By Troy Lesan Lake Viking Resident, Cathy Poindex-

ter, has accepted the position of Managing Director of the Viking Valley Association. She will begin her duties on January 1, 2022. Cathy has been a full-time lake resident for four years and has been around the lake her entire life. Cathy and her husband, Chad, have two children, Nathan and Kiley. Nathan is 22 years old and currently serves in the United States Marine Corp. Kiley is 17 years old and is a Senior at Gallatin High School. Chad has owned and operated Bestway Seamless Guttering since 2014. Prior to coming to Lake Viking, Cathy worked as City Clerk at Maysville then worked in Public Safety for 19 years. She worked for the Cameron Police Department for 16 of those years and held positions of Communications Supervisor, 911 Coordinator, Terminal Agency Coordinator, and District Training Coordinator. During her employment at Maysville, Cathy prepared annual budgets and financial statements, drafted ordinances, attended Board Meetings, and did payrolls and accounts payable and receivable. During her time in law enforcement, she took an active role in streamlining the 911 service into the present day configuration that results in a cost efficient regional operation. Cathy assumes the newly created position of Managing Director as the final phase of a VVA staff re-organization that has resulted in several newly hired employees, and a re-alignment of responsibilities. Previously the Lake Manager position, which has been held by Shad Mort for 17 years and by Robert Feigley for many years before that, was a maintenance oriented position. Starting in 2022, the Managing Director job will be from an administrative perspective with Billy Hunter serving as the Maintenance Manager and Shad Mort moving into a contract consultant role where the VVA will still be able to benefit from his expertise in dredging and roads. Cathy looks forward to continuing to work for the VVA. You might say that she is third generation Lake Viking. Her grandparents owned a lot here, and her parents Justin and Connie Hines have resided in a house here for many years. Cathy looks forward to working with the staff and members of the Viking Valley Association.

Fishing Tournament Wine & Cheese Tasting Easter Egg Hunt Spring Garage Sale Cinco de Mayo 6:00 pm - 9:00 Poker Run (TIME TBD) “Now and Then Band” 8:00 pm Firework Activities “Here for the Beer” Band 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm Scavenger Hunt 11:00 am - 1:0 Fishing Tournament Fall Garage Sale Fall Wine Festival 5:00 pm - 8:0 Beer & Brats with Levi Garrison 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm Halloween Trunk or Treat 2:00 Fire Fighter Chili Cook Off 5:00

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The Viking Valley Fire Department will be meeting the 2nd Saturday of every month @ 9 a.m. at the Fire Station. The Sirens will be tested at this time.


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Congratulation Lake Viking Marine! We’re excited to announce Marine Sales Group has been named the #6 Dealer in the country! This wouldn’t be possible without our extended family! (i.e. Our phenomenal staff and incredible customer base) We’re ready to hang another Banner!!

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The Association provides dumpsters for the Beaches, Campgrounds and some Community Areas, for the purpose of accumulated trash in these areas, not day to day household trash. Please DO NOT dump building materials of ANY kind, such as lumber, sheetrock, shingles, etc. in these dumpsters. Mattresses, furniture, and appliances WILL NOT be picked up. Violators are subject to fines up to $500.00

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Belief Statements Our informed members are the strength of our community. Ÿ Financial stability is essential to the success of our community. Ÿ Our members and their guests should be safe in our community. Ÿ Ongoing investment is essential to our future. Ÿ In open, active, and transparent dissemination of information to our membership. Ÿ In the protection and active management of our natural environment Ÿ Quality amenities and infrastructure are essential. Ÿ

60 degrees and a lake of pure glass.. ON DECEMBER 9TH! We’ll take it! Photo courtsey of Lake Viking Marine, Inc.

These November/December sunsets make living here all worth it! Photo coutsey of Gloria Mathes Burton.

This group of Eagles do love living here at Lake Viking! Photo courtsey of Debbie Hower.

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Another gem from Gallatin Theater League By Troy Lesan Before we go any further, one fact of this story is a certainty – Mr. Boddy is doomed. He’s gonna fall victim to foul play. His problem is he’s made too many enemies – and he knows it. But before we panic and call 911, we should know that it’s only a play. The best kind of a play, because it’s another uproarious production presented by Gallatin Theater League. The title, Clue, is based on the classic Parker Brothers game that has been around forever. I even played it when I was a kid. Yes, Mr. Boddy’s past is catching up to him. He is surrounded by a gathering of rather sordid characters whom he has cheated, swindled, and betrayed – and the characters are all under one roof in various rooms – Conservatory, Lounge, Billiard Room etc. And they have plenty of weapons at their disposal: candlestick, revolver, knife – just like the board game – as they plot their revenge. The beauty of this play is in the characters who are the suspects: Miss Green (played by Erin Stith) is a dizzy blond who butchers the English language and hopes to butcher Mr. Boddy. Mrs. White (Emily Anderson) is a knife wielding cook. Miss Scarlett (County Attorney Annie Gibson) joins Mrs. Peacock and Colonel Mustard (Jackie and Doug Nichols) as veteran GTL performers who are all experienced masters of comedy. Miss Professor Plum (Emily Miller), the Detective (Phil Barnard), and piano player Emily Mast round out the list of suspects. Mr. Boddy (Dimitri Dickerson) acts as the capable narrator as the others plot and scheme against him. So the big question is whodunit? But the answer isn’t so simple. The skill of the GTL cast is such that they present a different ending on each of the three nights of the play. The Gallatin Theater League does many things well, but Comedy is their specialty, and this is once again apparent in Clue. The GTL has been in existence, now, for 37 years. We have watched their productions for nearly twenty years, along with many other Lake Viking Association Members who can be seen at the theater. Their performanc-

es are big events. The city of Gallatin provides a big turnout, and I’m also amazed at how many in the audience are from the different communities in the area. Word has definitely spread: the Gallatin Theater League is local crown jewel who entertains, amuses, and always puts on a great show. We always look forward to their productions. Can’t wait for their next show.

Miss. Green casts a spell on Mr. Boddy.

The cast of Clue; Mrs. White is armed and dangerous.

911 Addresses and Lot Numbers to be displayed a) All dwelling owners (houses, mobile homes and dwellings of a similar construction) will have their lot number prominently displayed so that it is clearly visible from the roadway. b) Lettering and numbering needs to be at least 3 inches high and sign colors need to be contrasting colors so the sign is easily read. c) Owners having multiple adjoining lots may include on the sign at the principle residence. d) Lots with structures (shelters, sheds, boat or swimming docks, decks, etc.) will have their lot number(s) prominently displayed so that it is clearly visible from the water (on lake front lots) and from the road way. e) As of August 1, 2014, all docks must have their lot numbers displayed on the lower right side of the dock, facing the water. All lake front dwellings will have lot numbers clearly visible from the water. This rule is in place for your safety in case of an emergency! Safety, Fire Department, First Responders and Ambulance personnel need to be able to see your address and lot numbers to respond!

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Season's Greeting from the Yacht Club! The Yacht is situated on a 3-acre peninsula that is a restricted use community area that was incorporated 1972 for the use and enjoyment of the members inside of the platted yacht club boundaries. These boundaries, both tier and waterfront lots, included in this membership group can be identified on a Lake Viking Map by a line running across the lake’s south end from lot 1220 to lot 739. Amenities include a sand beach, boat ramp, club house, fish station and boat docks. Yacht Club members pay yearly dues to support the upkeep, real estate taxes and utilities in ad-

dition to the yearly VVA dues and assessments. Their tight knit community that works hard to maintain this little slice of paradise without the assistance of the lake's maintenance crew. Anyone thinking of purchasing a lot at Lake Viking should check out the benefits that the Lake Viking Yacht Club has to offer. Janet VanWye, LVYC President, on behalf of her Board and membership wishes everyone at Lake Viking a Happy New Year!

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RULES FOR COMMITTEES & THEIR MEMBERS The Board of Directors may appoint Special Committees as they feel necessary. All members must be active members current in dues, assessments and other fees. The board of directors will appoint the following standing committees: finance, building, cemetery, infraction, lake, nominating, handbook, strategic, and campground. • All committees shall have a minimum of three active members and include at least one board member. • No committee or subcommittee may be formed without board approval. • All recommendations from committees shall be presented to the board prior to any actions taken by said committees. • No action may be taken by any committee member that has not been approved by the chairperson, board contact and the board. • New committee members shall be presented to the board for approval.

REMEMBER SPEED LIMIT ON LAKE VIKING ROADS IS 30 mph

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ALTAMONT

GALLATIN

Church of Christ

(108 E. Johnson St.) — Charles Ross,

United Methodist Church — Marilyn Dorst, Minister;

Evangelist; Lord’s Day services 10 a.m.; Evening services 6 p.m. For transportation, call 663-4061 or 6633957.

Worship 9:30 a.m., SS following on 2nd, 4th and 5th Sundays; Sunday School 9:30 a.m. on 1st and 3rd.

First Baptist Church (511 W. Richardson St.) — Bro. Daniel Pelichowski, Pastor; Bro. Wood Marshall, Youth Pastor. Bible Study 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.; Worship 10:40 a.m. (nursery provided). Evening Worship at 6 p.m.; Tuesday Bible study 6 p.m., Wednesday Adult Choir 8:05 p.m. For transportation, call church office at 663.663.2331.Office hours: 8 to 11 a.m. weekdays. Email: fbchurch@windstream.net Visit: www.firstbaptistgallatinmo.org

First Baptist Church — Sunday School 9:30 a.m.; Worship 10:30 a.m.; Sunday & Wednesday services 6:30 p.m.; church ph: 749.5577

First Christian Church (1501 S. Main St.) — Rev. Kyle Taft, pastor; Children’s Pastor Emily Miller. Sunday worship at 9 a.m.; Sunday School at 10 a.m. Wednesday Prayer Meetings at 5:30 p.m. followed by Bible Study at 6 p.m.; Men’s Bible Study 5 p.m. Sundays; Youth groups at 5:30 p.m. every second and fourth Sunday during the school year. Visit our website: www.gallatinmofcc.org, and also join us on Facebook: Gallatin First Christian Church Friends in Christ

(400 N. Main St.) — Sunday morning

worship 9:30 a.m. and small groups at 11 a.m. For more information, call Shonna at 660.663.2228

Gallatin First Assembly of God (208 S. Willow St.) — Rev.

Wayne Smith, Pastor, ph: 660.663.3213. SS 9:45 a.m., Celebrations 10:45 a.m.; Wednesdays 6 p.m.

Lake Viking Church (East Entrance to Lake) — Rev. Robert

Nelson, Pastor; Sunday School 9 a.m., Worship 10 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study and prayer service 7 p.m.; Email: lakevikingchurch@gmail.com

Mary Immaculate Catholic Church (409 S. Main) — Fr. Tom Hermes; Saturday Mass 4:30 p.m. on holiday weekends only; Sunday Mass 10:30 a.m. (all year) Olive Baptist Church (Route V, east of Gallatin) — David

Leeper, Minister; Sunday School 10 a.m.; Worship 11 a.m. & 7 p.m.; Wednesday prayer service 7 p.m.

Presbyterian Church (201 S. Main St.) — James Norton, Minister; Fellowship 10:30 a.m. and Worship 11 a.m. Seventh-day Adventist Church (1207 S. Clay St.) — Mike Carner, Pastor, ph: 660. 772.3306; Saturday Sabbath School 9:15 a.m., Worship 11 a.m. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

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WINSTON

lay speaker; Sunday worship 10:30 a.m.

Word of Life Christian Fellowship — Clyde Hulet,

Pastor; Sunday School 9:15 a.m.; Worship 10 a.m.; Wed. Bible prayer meeting 7 p.m.

McFALL

Liberty Baptist 10:15 a.m.

— Sunday School 9:30 a.m.; Worship

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United Methodist Church — Eugene Keats, Pastor;

Bible Baptist Church (515 S. Elm Street) — Pastor James Mackey Sunday School 10:00 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship 11:00 a.m.; Sunday Afternoon Service 2:00 p.m.; Wednesday Evening Service & Kids Club 7:00 p.m. Ph: (816) 632-7337

Landry; Sunday School 9:45-10:45 a.m.; Worship 11 a.m.

Sunday Worship 10:45 a.m.

Alta Vista Baptist Church (NW of Winston on Hwy. 6) —

Rev. Robert Dean, Pastor; Sunday School 9:30 a.m.; Worship service 10:30 a.m.

JAMESPORT

United Methodist Church (109 E. Main) — Pastor Brad Dush; Worship 9:30, Sunday School 10:35 a.m., nursery provided. Website: www.galjamesumc.webs.com Baptist Church (708 W. Auberry Grv) — Rev. Jim Whitley, pastor. Sunday School 9:45 a.m.; Worship 10:45 a.m. and 7 p.m.; Wednesday Bible study and prayer meeting 7 p.m. Church of Christ (108 N. Williams) — Sunday Bible study 9 a.m.; Worship 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Wednesday Bible study 7 p.m. PATTONSBURG

United Methodist — Christy Clark, Pastor; Worship 10:30 a.m.

Heath United Methodist (2009 Oak St.) — Christy Clark, Pastor; Worship 9 a.m.; Sunday School 10 a.m. First Baptist Church

David Stephenson, Pastor; Sunday School 9:30 a.m.; Worship 10:30 a.m. —

Christian Church

— Terry Oliphant, Pastor; Sunday School 9:30 a.m.; Fellowship 10:15; Church and Communion 10:30 a.m.

First Christian Church (318 N. Pine) — Pastor Russ Hamilton Sunday Morning Worship 10:00 a.m.; Monday Evening Bible Study 6:00 p.m. Ph: (816) 632-3605 River of Life Baptist Church

(811 S. Walnut Street) —

Pastors Otis Nixdorf & Dave Nixdorf Sunday School 9:00 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship 10:15 a.m. Ph: (816) 6322246

Cornerstone Church (317 N. Locust) — Pastor Morgan Saunders Sunday Morning Worship 10:00 a.m.; Wednesday Evening Worship & Youth Group 6:30 p.m. Ph: (660) 815-5373 Cameron United Methodist Church

(201 N. Pine) —

Pastor Dan Brown Kid’s Sunday School (ages 4th - 5th Grade) 9:00 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship 10:00 a.m.; Sunday Youth Group (ages 6th -12th Grade) 7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m. Wednesday Night Live (ages 4th - 5th Grade)6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Ph: (816) 632-3461

First Baptist Church (202 E. Ford) — Senior Pastor Ken

Gazaway Sunday School All Ages 9:30 a.m.; Sunday Worship 10:45 a.m.; Tuesday Men’s Breakfast & Bible Study 6:00 a.m.; Wednesday Awana Clubs 6:30 p.m.; Thursday Impact Youth 6:30 p.m. Ph: (816) 632-7251

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United Methodist Church (111 S. Market) — Pastor Brad Dush; Sunday School and Worship 11 a.m.; www.galjamesumc.webs.com

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Oak Ridge Church (north of Old Pattonsburg) — Dwight Schell,

Fairview Community Church — Pastor Shadrach

Ash) — David Marble, Bishop, ph: 660.663.9258. Sunday

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Obituaries

Frances Lillian (Vanover) Whitt 1914-2021

Frances Lillian (Vanover) Whitt was a caring daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, greatgrandmother, greatgreat-grandmother, and friend. She peacefully left this world on December 3, 2021 at the age of 107 years, 3 months, and 5 days. Frances was born in rural Gallatin, Missouri to George Thomas and Janettie Alice (Hoyle) Vanover on August 28, 1914. She was the sixth child of seven children, all of whom preceded her in death. On January 3, 1932 Frances married Clyde M. Jackson. To this Union five children were born, four of which preceded her in death as well as her husband Clyde in 1961. Frances had an uncanny ability to find happiness in her life. On January 21, 1963 she married Elmer Scott Whitt. Frances first met Elmer in 1962 when he purchased the first of many Restaurants. It was “Love at First Sight” and for the remainder of their time together she worked alongside Elmer every step of the way. The simplest of pleasures brought joy to Frances. Being with family always came first. Working in the garden, canning, planting flowers, selling Avon, working late hours during snow storms and visiting with everyone. She was renowned for her cooking and baking skills. Everyone in and around Daviess County knew they would have plenty of homemade delicious food to eat at the Dinner Bell Café. She will be missed by people of many generations. Frances is survived by daughter-Shirley June Hancock, Sioux City, Iowa; Grandchildren-Tony (Christy) Josta, Homer, Nebraska; Jeannie Franklin; Linda (Keith) Munter; Heidi (Matt) Montgomery, Sioux City, Iowa; and Jenny (Matthew) Handlos, Omaha, Nebraska; 11 Grandchildren; 21 Great-Grandchildren; 18 Great-Great Grandchildren; Beloved Nieces and Nephews; Great and Great-Great Nephews and Nieces. Loved ones that cleared the path for Frances are her parents-Tom and Nettie Vanover; brothers-Edward, Russell, and Lloyd Vanover; sistersMary Keleher Ruby Ramsbottom and Mid Welch; husbands-Clyde Jackson and Elmer Whitt; Children-Frances Lucille Jackson-Patsy Clydene Graves-Marvin Lloyd Jackson and Danny Jay Jackson; Great Grandchildren- Anthony C. Josta, April Ann Josta, and Johnathan Munter. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Active Aging Resource Center in care of the funeral home. Funeral services will be held at 2 PM, Saturday, December 11th, 2021, at Stith Funeral Home in Gallatin. The family will receive friends onehour prior to the service at the funeral home. Friends may call after 9 AM Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will follow the services at Greenwood Cemetery in Gallatin. Arrangements entrusted to the care and direction of Stith Funeral Home in Gallatin. (660) 663-2117. Online guestbook at www.stithfamilyfunerals.com.

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Sue Belsher - age 74 of Altamont, Missouri passed away Monday afternoon, December 6th, 2021, at Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph, Missouri. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to Lonnie Norris to help with final expenses in care of the funeral home. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, December 14, 2021, at the First Christian Church in Gallatin. The family will receive friends one-hour prior to the service at the church. Private family burial will follow the services at Whitt Cemetery, Gallatin, MO. Friends may call from 11 AM to 5 PM, Monday at the funeral home. Arrangements entrusted to the care and direction of Stith Funeral Home in Gallatin. (660) 663-2117. Online guestbook at www.stithfamilyfunerals.com.

Kenny Curtis 1939-2021

Kenny Curtis, age 82, of Gallatin, Missouri, passed away Monday, November 22, 2021. Kenny was born September 13, 1939 in Gallatin, Missouri, a son of Floyd and Gladys (Woody) Curtis. Kenny attended rural country school near Gallatin. He married Dolly Hogan on September 16, 1979 in Gallatin. Kenny was a farm worker. He loved spending time outdoors and cherished his grandkids and great-grandkids. Kenny is survived by four children, Berneice Eaton (Terry) of Gallatin, MO, Opal Smith (Jimmy) of Gallatin, MO, Darrell Curtis (Laurie) of Gallatin, MO, and Jareld Curtis (Rita) of Altamont, MO; thirteen grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and one brother, Dick Curtis of Gallatin, MO. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dolly Curtis; his parents; two daughters, Dianna and Pamela; one grandchild, Steven; and eight siblings, Bob, Everett, Cotton, Joe, Butch, Donna, Lola, and Mary. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to McCrary Cemetery in care of the funeral home. Memorial services are pending at this time. Inurnment at McCrary Cemetery, near Gallatin. Arrangements entrusted to the care and direction of Stith Funeral Home in Gallatin. (660) 663-2117. Online guestbook at www.stithfamilyfunerals.com

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GALLATIN

Casey’s General Store — 304 N. Main, Ph: 660.663.5254 Corner Cafe — 101 North Main, Ph: 660.663.3162 BB’s Down Home Cookin’ — 200 Park Street, Ph: 660.663.3858 Mi Mexico Restaurant — 400 N. Main, Ph: 660.663.2084 My Hunny’s Kitchen — 124 W Grand St., Ph: 660 663.3063 Sale Barn Café — 912 W. Grand St., Ph: 660.425.4826 (Tuesdays only) Southside Tavern — 903 South Main Street, Ph: 660.663.4094 Subway — 107 North Main, Ph: 660.663.2029 Winston Trex Mart — Hwy 69 & I-35, Winston, MO

CAMERON

Baskin Robbins — 1516 Bob Griffin Road, Ph: 816.632.3415 Burger King — 606 Baldwin Rd., Ph: 816.632.7334 Casey’s General Store — 405 W. Grand Ave., Ph: 816.632.1384 Casey’s General Store — 305 E. Evergreen St., Ph: 816.632.2060 Dairy Queen Brazier — Hwy 69 N., Ph: 816.632.6211 Dino’s Diner & Family Restaurant — 512 N. Walnut, Ph: 816.632.4455 El Maguey (Mexican) — 909 N. Walnut, Ph: 816-632-5080 KFC/Taco Bell — 708 Baldwin Rd., Ph: 816.632.6234

McCorkle’s — 109 W. 3rd St., Ph: 816.632.4373 McDonald’s — 1515 N. Bob Griffin Rd., Ph: 816.632.7201 Nelle’s Restaurant — 2106 E. US Hwy 36, Ph: 816-632-1997 Pizza Hut — 604 N. Walnut, Ph: 6816.632.6581 Sonic — 815 N. Walnut, Ph: 816.632.1000 Sweet Al’s Donut Shoppe — 808 N. Walnut, Ph: 816.632.2062 Subway — 2108 Hwy 36, Ph: 816.632.7873 Washington Street Station — Hwy 69 & Hwy 36, Ph: 816.632.7204 Wendy’s — 1522 Bob Griffin Rd., Ph: 816.632.6199

BETHANY

Casey’s General Store — 2501 Miller St., Ph: 660.425.7977 Casey’s General Store — 4701 Miller St., Ph: 660.425.8829 Dairy Queen — 3901 Miller St., Ph: 660.425.7515 El Nopal Mexican Restaurant — 616 S. 38th St., Ph: 660.425.4686 McDonald’s — I-35 & 136 Hwy, Ph: 660.425.6904 Pizza Hut — 303 S. 25th St., Ph: 660-425-2271 Subway — 502 S. 39th St., Ph: 660.425.7827 Toot Toot Restaurant — 2905 Miller St., Ph: 660.425.3560


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Property Owners

Lake Viking 2021 Boards & Committees Activities Committee Mary Hibler (Chairperson), Dustin Hibler, David Hibler, Gail Bush, Resa Wiltse, Janet Hillman, Leanne Lee, Janet Yuratovich, Celeste Armanees (Board Contact), Dan & Connie Weidmaier

Board of Directors

President, Tony Gronniger; 1st Vice President, Mark Leggett; 2nd Vice President, Mike Booth; Secretary, Celeste Armanees; Assistant Secretary, Allan Slavin; Treasurer, Troy Lesan; Assistant Treasurer, Marvin McNabb. Viking Valley Association Board of Directors Meetings are held the second Sunday of each month, at 6:30 p.m. at the clubhouse. All members in good standing are welcome to attend.

Building Committee

Marvin McNabb (Board Contact), Doug Wiltse, Jim Miller, Flint Hibler, Matt Hibler, Al Christifano, Mary Aschbrenner, Bo Steed, Gregory Hall Building Committee Meetings are held the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at the clubhouse. Building permits are required to be approved by the Building Committee prior to the start of any construction as stated in the Covenants, Restrictions, By-Laws, Rules and Regulations of the Viking Valley Association.

Campground Committee

Mary Hibler (Chairperson), Mike Wolfe, Kathy Price, Charles Sudduth, James Funk, Mike Booth (Board Contact)

Strategic Planning Committee

Kenny Southwick (Chairman), Tony Gronniger (Board Contact), Dennis Schlaiss, Lana Southwick, Kim Spidle, Carolyn Leeper, Terry Nibarger, Sue Wolf, Brad Trenkle, Don Leeper, Anthony Dirks

Dredge Committee

Paula Hepinstall, Robert Hayes, Brett Bush, Shad Mort, Dave Daniel, Jim Miller, Shawn Hepinstall (Chairman), Mark Leggett (Board Contact)

Employee Board Contact Mark Leggett

Viking Valley Association Office Address: 144 E. Main, Gallatin, MO 64640 660-322-9001 | vva@grundyec.net LakeVikingMO.com Office Hours: April 1 - Labor Day Monday-Friday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday: 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Day after Labor Day - March 31 Monday-Friday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

You are responsible for your guests and their actions. It is your responsibility to educate them on the rules and regulations of Lake Viking. Lake Viking is private property, but all lots are owned by some other individual. Please do not drive or ride ATV vehicles or bicycles on neighboring lots, or walk across lots to fish or use others’ property without first getting the property owner’s permission.

Fishery Guidelines Bass: Release all bass 12” to 19”. Fishermen can keep one bass per day of 19” or longer. Crappie: Keep all crappie caught, within the state limit, which is 30 per day. Walleye: Fisherman can keep Walleye at least 21” in length, release all catches under 21”.

Mowing Regulations You are required to have your lot mowed by May 1st, June 1st and September 1st of each year. If you do not keep your lot mowed, or hire a contract mower, the Association will mow it, and bill you $90.00 for each mowing.

The Association does not want to be in the mowing business. Please self-mow your lot or hire a contract mower to do it for you. All contract mowers are required to submit a customer list to the Association office. If you are not on their initial list, you may be accidentally billed by the Association, so please contact your mower early. The below listed mowers have registered with the Association office and can usually be reached in the evening. There may be other mowers who advertise in the Lake Viking News.

Contract Mowers Can Save You Money Eric Critten ................................................................... 660-663-9122 Randy Gatton ................................................................660-663-9348 Mark Hoig ..........................................816-716-1896 or 660-663-4244 Jim Miller .............................................816-520-3280 Gary Salmon .......................................660-663-9363

Finance Committee

Lyle Hoover .........................................816-244-0752

Donna Archibald, Shad Mort, John Kmetz (Chairman), Lyle Alexander, Missy Leggett, Flint Hibler, Marvin McNabb, Celeste Armanees, Paula Hepinstall, Troy Lesan (Board Contact)

Handbook Committee

Donna Archibald (Chair), Mary Miller, Kyle Parkhurst, Kim Spidle, Terri Schlaiss, Celeste Armanees (Board Contact)

Infraction/Safety

James Funk (Chairman), Allan Slavin (Board Contact), Carl Butcher, Bob Clemens, Jim Gibbany, Kyle Loehnig, Ed White, Bob Shinogle

Lake Committee

Shirley Leakey, Don Leeper, Carolyn Leeper, Bo Steed, Mike Krehbiel, Sherry Krehbiel, Eric Odette, Robert Walton, Troy Lesan (Board Contact) Email: lakecommittee@gmail.com

Special Road District

Mark Leggett, Ron Spidle, Troy Knight

Volunteer Fire Department

Rusty Hendricks, Gary King, Tony Gronniger, Dennis Schlaiss, DJ Schlaiss, Tanner Hunter, Luke Threlkeld, Mark Closterman, Anthony Dirks. Mike Booth (Board Contact). Fire Department meetings are held the 2nd Saturday of each month at 9 a.m. at the firehouse in the association main parking lot. If you have the interest and the time to serve your community, be sure to attend the next meeting.

Public Water Supply Dist. #3 Kyle W. Parkhurst, President, term expires 4/2023 - Sub-District #3; Troy Lesan, Vice President, term expires 4/2024 - Sub-District #2; Jeffrey Speaker, secretary, term expires 4/2022 - Sub-District #4; Heather Lund, Director, term expires 4/2024 Sub-District #1; Harlan Horst, Director, term expires 4/2023 - Sub-District #5; Roger Barker, Superintendent; Gary King, Water Operator; Diane Hulett, Clerk. Board meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 4 pm at PWSD No 3 office. Office Hours: 8am-4pm • Monday thru Friday. All payments for metered water bills are to be made payable to Public Water Supply District No. 3 of Daviess County, Missouri. You may abbreviate as PWSD #3. If you have any questions, contact the PWSD No. 3 office, 116 Waterworks Dr., Gallatin, Mo. 64640 (located at the water plant). Phone 660-663-2771. Online payments can be made at https://pwsd3daviess.azurewebsites.net For the convenience of customers of Public Water Supply District No. 3, a drop box is available at the front door of the office located at the water plant for the payment of water bills. Payments received after 4 p.m. in the drop box will post the following day. For the convenience of Association members, a drop box is available in the front door of the association office for the payment of association bills.

The Lawn Rangers..............................214-577-7223 Jeff Hoppenthaler ..............................660-663-7951

Please Keep Control of Your Dogs Dogs are not allowed off the member’s property and shall be contained by a fenced enclosure or controlled by a leash. Guests’ dogs are included. Violation of this rule may be subject to an Infraction Ticket issued to the property owner.

Building Permit Notice Building Permits are required, but not limited to the following projects: fences, storage shed, shelters, decks, boat docks, boat houses, room additions, porches and any alteration of the roof line; and any other * DAVIESS COUNTY EMERGENCY . . . . . . . . . . . 911 construction that requires large earth moving equipment, conAmbulance - Fire - Rescue crete trucks and other equipment that requires multiple * Fire - Lake Viking Fire Dept . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 911 axle trailers. Failure to comply To Report Fire Only with building regulations could result in a minimum fine of * Lake Viking Safety Patrol . . . . . . . . . . 660-663-2204 $500 and loss of lake privileges. Any construction not in * Sheriff, Daviess Co. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 660-663-2031 compliance with these regulations could result in forced Sheriff Larry Adams . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . or 663-2149 relocation of the structure.

Emergency Phone Numbers

Watch When & Where You Burn! Anytime you are burning brush, etc., on your lot, make certain you are burning on your lot and not someone else’s property. Unattended burning is prohibited and burning is not allowed when winds are in excess of 15 mph and shall be subject to an Infraction Ticket and fine.

Member Reminders • Helmets are required to be worn when operating a motorcycle within the Lake Viking Subdivision. • Goose population control is hard to manage... The first step in this process is DO NOT FEED THE GEESE!

* Highway Patrol (Emergencies) . . . 1-800-525-5555 *****************

Important Phone Numbers * Association Office . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 660-322-9001 * Public Water Supply District #3 of Daviess County (Water Plant) . . . . 660-663-2771 Roger Barker (Emergency after hours) 660-334-0100 * Lake Viking Marine, Inc., Lot #1000 . . 660-663-3722 * Farmers Electric Co-op., Inc. During business hours . . . . . . . . . 1-800-279-0496 After Hours . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-800-927-5334 Affordable Disposal LLC . . . . . . . . . . . 816-238-8933 * Windstream Telephone Company Customer Service (Residential) . . 1-800-347-1991 Repair Service. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-800-782-6206


Viking Valley Association Ph: 660-322-9001

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