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Fraud alert for area

Posted on April 16, 2014 at 2:56 pm

The Ralls County Sheriff’s Department is currently investigating several incidents of fraud that has occurred throughout Ralls County. At this time the investigation has centered around two subjects from the Licking , Missouri area, who are currently suspects in these incidents. The subjects, Robert Wilbur COPENHAVER (White Male 39 years old height: 5’9” weight: 145) and Robert Dale LANE (White Male 35 years old height: 5’9” weight: 125). The subjects

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  • Eastern Audrain Library/YMCA Project

    Posted on April 16, 2014 at 2:54 pm

    The Vandalia Recreation Corporation has tax credits available for purchase.   Please see below information. NEIGHBORHOOD ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (NAP) QUESTIONS MOST FREQUENTLY ASKED BY BUSINESSES I. WHAT IS THE PROCEDURE FOR CLAIMING THE NAP CREDIT? • To qualify for the credit, a business must make an eligible contribution to Vandalia Recreation Corporation. Since each project has limited credits, and occasionally is subject to certain other restrictions, you are strongly advised to

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  • Conceal Carry

    Posted on April 8, 2014 at 8:14 pm

    The Audrain County Sheriff’s Office will host an 8-hour concealed carry weapons training class on Saturday, May 17 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  The class will consist of 4 hours of classroom training in the Training Room of the Sheriff’s Office and 4 hours of firearms training at the Firing Range behind the Sheriffs’ Office. People interested in taking the class shall register at the Sheriff’s Office between 8

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  • Monday Study Club holds meetings

    Posted on March 26, 2014 at 1:40 pm

    The Monday Study Club met at 1:30 p.m. on February 24, and March 10 at the United Methodist Church. Donna DeTienne and Martha Hopke were hostesses for the February 24 meeting and Martha and Doris Ray were hostesses for the March 10 meeting. The meeting was called to order by club president, Deedie Reading, as she led the pledges to the American and Christian flags. Jackie Marshall had the devotional

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  • Gatson helps team take second

    Posted on January 29, 2014 at 1:54 pm

    The University of Missouri meat judging team placed seventh in the National Western Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest at the 2014 National Western Stock Show in Denver. Kathryn Coon from Bethel, Mo., and Garth Gatson of Vandalia, Mo., finished with several individual honors. Coon placed second in specifications and was 12th overall. Gatson was second in beef grading, in which the team finished as the second-place team. The MU meat judging

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  • Audrain County Farm Bureau takes part in policy-making process during annual meeting

    Posted on January 22, 2014 at 1:11 pm

    Audrain County Farm Bureau members who participated in the Missouri Farm Bureau annual meeting include, front row, from left: Joann Roth, Barb Wilson, Patty Fennewald, Susie Johnson, and Michele Aulbur. Back Row: Jeff Fennewald, Jerry Johnson, Brent Erisman  and Tom Aulbur.  Attending but not pictured were Bruce Wilson, Darren and Robin Reynolds.

    The Right to Farm and Ranch Amendment, foreign ownership of farmland, a new transportation sales tax, term limits, a new state beef checkoff, confidentiality of crop production data and a legal challenge to California’s state law on eggs were among the major issues discussed this year at Missouri Farm Bureau’s 99th Annual Meeting.  Almost 1,100 members representing Missouri’s 113 county Farm Bureaus attended the meeting at the Lake of the

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  • Laddonia to purchase car

    Posted on January 22, 2014 at 1:07 pm

    -Meeting Minutes Mark Bross reported easements for the landowners between Laddonia and Kyle Pounds farm. Further discussion will be forwarded in the coming meetings. Alderman Ono Monachino made a motion to amend the minutes due to the misspelling of Mr. Hanson, and Mr. Talbott seconded by Aldermen Hanson. Motion passed.’ Bob Ellis gave the treasurer’s report with discussion after the reading. Collector’s report was read by Aldermen Monachino as Barb

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