Galloway Named as Auditor

Nicole GallowayMissouri Governor Jay Nixon has announced that Boone County Treasurer Nicole Galloway will be the new State Auditor. She will replace John Watson who was appointed to the position by Nixon on an interim basis following the death of previous Auditor Tom Schweich who committed suicide in February. Galloway will be sworn into office later this month and will fill the remainder of the term which expires in January of 2019.

Osage Beach Alderman to Meet

OSAGE BEACH CITY HALLThe Osage Beach Board of Alderman will certify last week’s election results and administer the oath of office for newly elected officials when it meets tonight (Thurs). In other business, a Board President will be selected and they will consider a change order for the Grand Glaize Airport structure demolition project. The Board will also consider authorizing the Mayor to execute contracts for the Robins Circle overly, the Public Works remodel and another for “I.T.” professional services. Tonight’s meeting begins at 6:30 at City Hall.

Modot Pays Fines, Now Helping Erosion Issues

MODOT2Recently, MODOT paid some fines related to erosion issues involving heavy runoff following road projects involving Highway 54.   Bob Lynch of MODOT spoke on Ozarks This Morning with KB recently. He says they have guidelines to follow…

MODOT is now taking steps to protect water resources during projects as a result of the 2010 construction project involving Highway 54.   Part of the settlement involves MODOT paying a 750-thousand-dollar fine and provide increased training on erosion and sediment control…

Laurie Approves Sewer Rate Calculation

laurie signThe Laurie Board of Alderman met on Tuesday (14), approving a sewer rate calculation ordinance. City Clerk Olive Wood says the new rate calculation will be based on a customer’s water rate’s all year average and the average sewer rate they accrue between October 1st and March 31st of each year…

Stover Police Make Arrest in Recent Shed Thefts

JAILThe Stover Police Department says two people are in custody in connection with several storage unit thefts reported in Morgan County recently. Stover Police Chief Trampus Jackson tells us more about the arrest…

The two suspects, Johnnie Adams and Carolyn Adams, both of Warsaw, are in custody at the Benton County Jail. Items were found in their possession which were reported stolen in at least four counties…

Laclede County Woman Arrested for Holding Three at Gunpoint

released from jailA Laclede County woman is behind bars after allegedly holding three people at gunpoint and believing one of them to be a demon. 45 year old Cherri Wilson was arrested Monday night by Sheriff’s deputies in the 21-Thousand Block of Osage Lane. She is facing several charges including unlawful use of a weapon and possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute. Her bond has been set at $50,000 dollars. Three others are also facing charges including 40 year old Joseph Wilson who was arrested for unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon, the other two have been charged with possession of Methamphetamine.
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