Farmers Electric Coop

Farmers’ Electric Cooperative elects slate of officers at annual meeting

Farmers’ Electric Cooperative member-owners reelected three directors to serve three-year terms on the board of directors at the 80th Annual Meeting last Tuesday night. Those re-elected to the seven-person board were Ron Cornett for District 1, Warren Hoyt for District 4, and Glen Waters for District 5. There was also an election of the 2019 […]

Chronic Wasting Disease

Mercer and Grundy Counties added to deer feeding ban by Department of Conservation

The Missouri Department of Conservation has expanded its restrictions on feeding deer and placing minerals for deer to seven new counties in response to finding cases of chronic wasting disease in or near them. The seven new counties are Bollinger, Cape Girardeau, Grundy, Madison, McDonald, Mercer, and Perry. The feeding ban for these seven new […]

Democratic Party

Audio: Missouri Democrats think Tuesday’s special election made a major statement

(Missourinet) – Missouri Democrats scored a major victory this week in a special state Senate election. The party’s Lauren Arthur won the race by almost 20 points after a Republican carried the district by 22 points in 2016. Missouri Republican Party Executive Director Sam Cooper thinks the outcome was the result of voting trends in […]

Fiber Optic Internet Access

Audio: State legislature approves bill facilitating high-speed internet service to rural areas

An official with Missouri Farm Bureau says he’s pleased to see the state legislature approve a bill facilitating high-speed internet service to more areas of rural Missouri as well as the establishment of a broadband development fund. B.J. Tanksley is director of the state legislature with the Farm Bureau and says there was an issue […]

Missouri Public Service Commission Website

Missouri Public Service Commission approves addendum to terriorital agreement

The Missouri Public Service Commission has approved an addendum to a previously approved electric territorial agreement between Union Electric Company doing business as Ameren Missouri and Farmers’ Electric Cooperative. The Commission approved a territorial agreement between the two electric service providers in September of 1998 and an addendum in October of 2013. The Commission concluded […]

Rape Kit

Report shows more than 4,800 untested rape kits in Missouri

(MissouriNet) – Attorney General Josh Hawley has released a report today showing nearly 50-percent of Missouri law enforcement agencies do not send in rape evidence for testing because officers felt the victim was not credible and would not cooperate. During a press conference, in Jefferson City, Colleen Coble with the Missouri Coalition Against Domestic and […]