Stolen Pickup

Stolen pickup reported out of Daviess County

Daviess County Central 911 reports a pickup truck was stolen from Jamesport Sunday. The vehicle is described as a white 2000 Ford F250 extended cab long bed truck with a two-inch lift, black and silver wheels, and a decal of white wings in the back window. A trailer was also stolen, but it was recovered. […]

Farmers Electric Cooperative Website

Fundraising nets $59,000 for Farmers’ Electric Cooperative Area Youth Benefit Fund

The twenty-seventh annual dinner-auction and golf tournament for the Farmers’ Electric Area Youth Benefit Fund (AYBF) resulted in $41,500 raised this year with an additional $7,500 in matching funds from CoBank’s Sharing Success program and $10,000 more donated from area foundations. Monies raised included $5,300 from nearly 900 Farmers’ Electric Cooperative Members who participate in […]

Election Results

Jeff Henke elected Sheriff in Linn County

Linn County voters elected a sheriff in a special election on Tuesday. The Linn County Clerk’s Office reports Republican Jeff Henke defeated Democrat Billy Stroud with a total vote of 1,213 to 504. Ninety-one of those votes were cast absentee, with 54 absentees for Henke and 37 for Stroud. Henke will replace Tom Parks who […]