Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway gives Putnam County “Fair” rating

Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway issued an audit of the government of Putnam County giving it an overall performance rating of “fair.” Many of the concerns identified have been raised in prior audits of the county. Auditor Galloway said. “Public officials must ensure appropriate levels of review and oversight are in place when their offices […]

Spickard, Missouri

Spickard Board of Education approves bids

The Spickard Board of Education has approved several bids with Ferrell Gas to provide propane at nearly eighty-seven cents per gallon. MFA will supply diesel fuel and gasoline at two cents below the pump price with Anderson-Erickson to provide dairy products. Clevenger and Associates were approved to perform district audits during a three-year period. The […]


State auditor recommends increased oversight of Linn County property tax system

Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today released an  audit of Linn County government, highlighting a need for increased measures to protect citizen data in the property tax system, a component of the county’s computer system. Auditors found multiple employees of the collector treasurer’s office shared log-in information, increasing the risk of unauthorized access to the […]

Daviess County Courthouse

Gallatin Board of Aldermen meet, discuss variety of topics including Cupola building

A report on the Cupola building was given at this weeks’ meeting of the Gallatin Board of Aldermen. City Administrator Tony Stonecypher said a committee will be advertising for roof bids. Responding to a question from the Cupola building committee, aldermen stated the committees’ purpose is to provide ideas and plans to preserve the building; […]

Jamesport Missouri

Jamesport City Council approves appointments and auditing services

The Jamesport City Council has approved Lockridge, Constant, and Conrad to provide auditing services for three years. The audit for the first year is not to exceed thirty nine hundred fifty dollars. The charges for the following two years are four thousand fifty dollars and forty one hundred fifty dollars respectively. The Jamesport council approved […]