Phone Service Outage

Phone and internet service restored after Monday outage

Grundy County Emergency Management reports it was late last night when service was restored for AT&T landline phones, cell phone service, and for internet customers. The outage began early in the afternoon on Monday. Emergency Management Director Glen Briggs said the reason for the outage was first believed due to a cut fiber optic cable […]

Extradition

Chillicothe woman extradited to Grundy County

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the extradition of a Chillicothe woman from the Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail to Grundy County on a felony charge of passing a bad check. Bond for 24-year-old Bailey Souders is $1,100 and she is scheduled for the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court Tuesday. Court documents accuse Souders of […]

Boil Advisory

Boil advisory issued for the community of Humphreys

Sullivan County Public Water Supply District Number 1 reports the Village of Humphreys will repair a water main today (Friday, May 3, 2019). Water service was be turned off at 1 o’clock and is expected to be restored within three hours. All Humphreys water users will be under a precautionary boil advisory after service is […]

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Cost-share funding available to assist produce growers in paying for Good Agricultural Practices certification

Cost-share funding is available to help produce growers pay for USDA Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) certification. “These funds are available for Missouri farmers who are applying for USDA GAP certification for the first time or for farms who are reapplying for USDA GAP certification,” said Londa Nwadike, state food safety specialist for the University of […]

Hy-Vee

Hy-Vee raises $360,846 during the “Great American Milk Drive”

Hy-Vee has announced customer donations and its corporate participation during The Great American Milk Drive helped raise $360,846 to purchase much-needed milk for local food banks throughout Hy-Vee’s eight-state region.   During the monthlong campaign in March, customer donations totaled $277,846, with an additional $83,000 in corporate giving from Hy-Vee. According to Feeding America, milk is […]

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Smithfield Foods & RAE launch joint venture to create renewable energy, wildlife habitat

Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Roeslein Alternative Energy (RAE) have formed a joint venture called Monarch Bioenergy to produce renewable natural gas (RNG) across Smithfield’s hog farms in Missouri. This partnership converts manure collected from Smithfield farms into RNG, while simultaneously delivering ecological services and developing wildlife habitat. Once complete, all Smithfield company-owned finishing farms in […]