Ameren Missouri has filed an application with the Missouri Public Service Commission seeking to adjust the energy efficiency investment charge that appears on monthly electric bills. Ameren wants to adjust customer rates due to changes in its energy efficiency costs. The current monthly charge for a typical residential customer is $3.70 a month. Ameren seeks to increase that to $6.00, effective in February of 2015. Individuals have until December 14th to comment or submit an application to P.S.C. in order to participate in the case.
Refueling and maintenance activities at Ameren Missouri’s Callaway energy center have been completed and the 1,190 megawatt nuclear energy plant is now back in service. This was the 20th planned refueling and maintenance outage for Callaway which celebrates its 30th anniversary on December 19th. One of the projects that took place was the replacement of the original reactor vessel head which was installed back in 1984. Ameren says the new $150 million dollar part will ensure continued safe and reliable operation.
Osage Beach Police continue to search for an attempted armed robbery suspect who struck the La Tapatia Mexican Restaurant on the 5800 Block of Osage Beach Parkway on Tuesday Afternoon. Sergeant Arlyne Page describes the individual
Page says the individual did not get away with any money as the cashier closed the drawer and called police. If you have any information on the whereabouts of the individual, please contact the Osage Beach police or your local law enforcement agency.
We’re following breaking news right now where an attempted armed robbery has taken place in the Osage Beach area at the La Tapatia Mexican restaurant next to Woody’s on Osage Beach Parkway. Osage Beach Police Sargent Arlyne Page has the details
If you have any information on the whereabouts or the situation behind this, please contact the Osage Beach police department or your local law enforcement agency. KRMS Will continue to update you as we get more information.
The Sunrise Beach Fire Protection District is continuing to grow and meet the challenges of the day to day in the district. According to Fire Chief Dennis Reilly, the fire department has been working on building an Ebola response team set to take care of any Ebola situation that may arise. They’ve begun by setting up a specific truck to be Ebola ready per the request of the Homeland Security Administration. The board also is working on approving a full staffing plan for the fire station No. 3 based on the end of the year financial information. Reilly also says they’re looking at re-designing the department’s logo to better reflect the service to the community. The district will now begin their regular testing procedures on apparatus, flows and inspections along with a required fire drill at the local schools.
The Gravois Fire Protection District is beyond joyful after saving a home from being destroyed by a fire. Early last week firefighters went to a mobile home that had flames coming through the roof and smoke bellowing out of both eaves. Firefighters attacked the fire in the kitchen area where they believe the fire started and were able to contain it and stop the spread of the fire to the rest of the home. Fire Captain Ron Anselmo noted that the majority of fires start in the kitchen and he reminds homeowners to keep a watchful eye over your stove and all electric or gas appliances. The fire was not investigated because it was believed to have been an accident.
The Lake of the Ozarks council of local Governments regional planner has resigned from his position. Andy Draper resigned on Friday after a little more than a year on the job and plans to return to the St. Louis area. While the search for draper’s replacement is underway, the LOCLG also continues to work on several projects including a regional entrepreneurship assessment that’s being coordinated with Southeast Missouri State University and is also assisting with planning for a sewer plant expansion project for the Camelot subdivision.
A Laclede County man wanted on child molestation charges has been arrested. 51 year old Mark Lavern Jackson was taken into custody over the weekend and is facing three counts of child molestation which is a class “B” felony. Police allege he had sexual contact with two children ages six and seven on several occasions in June and July. Jackson’s bond has been set at $250,000 dollars.