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Audio: Audit alleges St. Francois County Prosecutor’s office paid for illegal bonuses, excessive number of meals

A state audit about an eastern Missouri prosecutor’s office details potential misuse of public money.     State Auditor Nicole Galloway’s audit alleges the St. Francois County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office provided more than 21,000 dollars in illegal staff bonuses. It also says the eastern Missouri office paid for an excessive amount of meal reimbursements and […]

Grundy County Extension Council

Grundy County Extension Council meeting report

The Grundy County Extension Council received a check from the Heartland Foundation this week to cover expenses in providing the Prison Leadership Program in Chillicothe. University of Missouri Extension of Grundy County staff member Meridith Berry says the check was for $4,350. Expenses will be reimbursed as requested. The council approved the purchase of equipment […]

Laredo R-7 School

Laredo Board of Education agenda includes insurance

The Laredo R-7 Board of Education will discuss life and vision insurance at its next meeting on Monday evening, May 13th at 6 o’clock. Other agenda items include non-certified contracts; building improvements, transportation; an audit date; bid requests for milk, propane, and fuel; the summer I-Ready incentive trip; school lunch cost; and technology. Administrative reports […]

Grundy County Extension Council

Report on Grundy County Extension Council meeting

The Grundy County Extension Council retroactively approved a raise for Office Manager Vickie Pash at a meeting Monday evening. Extension staff member Meridith Berry reports it was a 50-cent raise. Berry reported the surety bond was increased from $10,000 to $40,000 with no increase of cost. She said it was to come into compliance with […]