The Chillicothe Police Department reports call spoofing involving Verizon Wireless cell phone customers who receive calls showing on their caller ID as from 911. Some Verizon users called back to 911 to ask if someone there had called them, which the police department calls “understandable” considering what showed up on their caller IDs, however, the […]
Daviess County Public Water Supply District Number 2 reports a water main break on 242nd Street and Route UU in Coffey. Several customers will be without water or experience low water pressure. Those customers will be under a boil advisory until further notice.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency is expanding its payment options to now accept debit cards and Automated Clearing House debit. These paperless payment options enable FSA customers to pay farm loan payments, measurement service fees, farm program debt repayments, and administrative service fees, as well as to purchase aerial maps. “Our customers have […]
A farmer and former Chillicothe school board member sentenced to 122 months in federal prison Friday for a 142 million dollar grain fraud scheme has died. Officers were sent to conduct a well-being check and upon arrival, Chillicothe Police Chief Jon Maples and Livingston County Coroner Scott Lindley report Randy Constant was found deceased inside […]
A prominent northwest Missouri businessman and former school board member will spend the next ten years in federal prison for a $142 million grain fraud scheme, after being sentenced Friday afternoon in U.S. District Court in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Assistant U.S. Attorney Anthony Morfitt tells Missourinet that Randy Constant was sentenced on Friday to 122 […]
A northwest Missouri businessman and former school board member will learn his fate today (Friday) when he’s sentenced for a 142-million dollar grain fraud scheme. Sixty-one-year-old Randy Constant is a prominent businessman in northwest Missouri and is also a former Chillicothe School Board member. Constant pleaded guilty in December in Federal court in […]
Mercer County Public Water Supply District Number 1 has issued a boil advisory for some customers. The area affected encompasses Route E to the Grundy County line and from U. S. Highway 65 to Route Y. Mercer County customers within those boundaries should boil their water until further notice.
Agriculture giant Bunge announced the relocation of its global headquarters from White Plains, New York, to the St. Louis metropolitan area, increasing the company’s presence in the state. Bunge currently employs 525 workers at its office in Chesterfield. An additional 25 employees work at Bunge’s Creative Solutions Center in St. Charles, which includes pilot plants […]
Small nonfarm businesses in 100 Missouri counties and neighboring counties in Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, and Oklahoma are now eligible to apply for low‑interest federal disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration, announced Director Tanya N. Garfield of SBA’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West. These loans offset economic losses because of reduced revenues caused by […]
The Jamesport City Council set the tax rate for the city at a meeting Monday. The tax rate was set at 89.44 cents per $100 of assessed valuation which breaks down to 72.31 cents for the general fund and 17.13 for the park fund. Mayor Dana Urton told the council she appointed Dennis Gatewood to […]
A representative of the Grow with Google partner program will speak at workshops in Trenton and Cameron about growing businesses online. The Trenton and Cameron area Chambers of Commerce and North Central Missouri Business Facilitation sponsor the workshops with Bryan Caplan. The Trenton workshop will be in Cross Hall Room 208 on the North Central […]
While all eight agenda items were eventually approved, several were decided by split votes last night of the eight-member Trenton City Council. By the end of this year, Trenton Municipal Utilities will have transitioned to having an Olathe, Kansas company provide the billing and mailing services. The change is seen by TMU officials as saving […]