CAFO Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation

Missouri House approves SB-391 that prevents counties from passing health ordinances aimed at CAFOs

The Missouri House of Representatives has given final approval to Senate Bill 391, legislation that would prevent counties from passing health ordinances aimed at large agricultural operations. The House voted 103-44 to approve the bill, which would prevent county health boards or county commissioners from passing standards stricter than state law. The Missouri House of […]

Audio: Missouri House approves CAFO health ordinance legislation

The Missouri House has given final approval to legislation that would prevent counties from passing health ordinances aimed at large agricultural operations.     The House voted 103-44 today to approve the bill from Pleasant Hill State Representative Michael Haffner, which would prevent county health boards and/or county commissioners from passing standards that are stricter […]

Galt, Missouri

Oath of office administered to Galt Board of Aldermen

The oath of office has been administered for four positions on the Galt Board of Aldermen. The oath was administered to Jessica Gannon for mayor, and Jay Blackburn, Jason Grindstaff, and Sierra Fletchall for Aldermen at Large. Galt City Clerk Ashley Campbell reports Gannon was appointed last year to fill the position of Mayor. Blackburn […]

Jamesport Missouri

Jamesport City Council approves ordinance

The Jamesport City Council accepted a bid and approved an ordinance at its meeting Tuesday evening. The accepted bid was from Ryan Ranes for $850 for a Ford Ranger for the city. The approved ordinance regarded raising salaries for City Clerk Shelley Page and employee Brett Matthews.  Page reported her pay increased by $1.00 an hour, […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Highway patrol reports arrest of Braymer teen

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Braymer teen in DeKalb County Tuesday morning on multiple allegations and warrants. Nineteen-year-old John Wayne Farrington was accused of no seat belt, driving while suspended, possession of under 35 grams of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia. The Patrol reports the warrants were from the Chillicothe Police […]

Galt, Missouri

Galt Board of Aldermen fill vacant positions

Two vacant positions on the Galt Board of Aldermen were filled at a meeting this week. City Clerk Ashley Boren reports Jessica Gannon took the oath of office for Mayor, and Jay Blackburn took the oath of office for Alderman at large. The annual city clerk’s employee review was also conducted with the board voting […]

Galt, Missouri

Galt Board of Aldermen fill two positions

The Galt Board of Aldermen has appointed two individuals to the positions of Mayor and Alderman at Large. Jessica Gannon has been appointed as Mayor, and Jay Blackburn has been appointed as the Alderman at Large. They will take their oath of office at the next board of aldermen meeting. The board passed an updated […]

Galt, Missouri

Galt Board of Aldermen accept resignations

The Galt Board of Aldermen accepted two resignations at a meeting Saturday. The board accepted the resignations of Mayor Chris Bonnett and Alderman at Large Victor Tunnell. City Clerk Ashley Boren reports the two positions are available to be filled until the next election. She says anyone interested should contact her during office hours on […]