hallsville http://kbia.org en As states tighten gun restrictions, two central Missouri mayors seek to attract gun business http://kbia.org/post/states-tighten-gun-restrictions-two-central-missouri-mayors-seek-attract-gun-business <p>The mayors of Hallsville and Centralia, along with one Missouri legislator, have reached out to gun and ammunition manufacturers in an effort to attract those businesses as other states tighten gun restrictions.</p><p>State Representative Caleb Rowden said the decision to reach out to gun businesses is about improving the economy.</p><p>“This is a matter of jobs,” Rowden said. “If this was a different industry where it was so public that it made national news that these companies need relieving, I would have sent the same letter with some different bullet points.”</p> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 14:39:54 +0000 Anders Aarhus 35719 at http://kbia.org As states tighten gun restrictions, two central Missouri mayors seek to attract gun business Grain elevator explosions; school bond on ballot for third time http://kbia.org/post/grain-elevator-explosions-school-bond-ballot-third-time <p>Coming up we’ll delve into a small school district trying to get a bond passed for the third time.</p><p>But first, grain elevators across the country store billions of bushels of farm products like corn and wheat. They’re a staple of rural communities. But the dust that piles up in grain storage facilities is highly combustible – it can be six times more explosive than gun powder. Just one spark can send a blast that will shake the ground for miles.</p> Wed, 27 Mar 2013 23:01:33 +0000 Kristofor Husted 31080 at http://kbia.org Hallsville School District expects voter support on school bond http://kbia.org/post/hallsville-school-district-expects-voter-support-school-bond <p>Hallsville School District is expecting voters’ support as it puts the school bond issue on a ballot for the third time. The April 2 ballot issue would increase the school tax levy by about 5 cents to finance a $2 million bond, down from the $4.3 million the district asked for&nbsp; last April and August.</p> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 13:15:41 +0000 Maoling Xiong 30765 at http://kbia.org My Life My Town: We as one person http://kbia.org/post/my-life-my-town-we-one-person <p>Terry and Tony DeWeese are identical twins and have spent their entire lives together. Once they graduate from Hallsville High School, Tony and Terry will be apart for the first time in their lives. Terry will enlist in the US Marine Corps and attend basic training at Camp Pendleton in June, and Tony will attend college in Kansas. Tony has Cerebral Palsy, preventing him from enlisting with his brother. Tue, 25 Dec 2012 18:15:00 +0000 Emily Kaiser & Stuart Palley 26283 at http://kbia.org My Life My Town: We as one person My Life My Town: Go, Fight, Win http://kbia.org/post/my-life-my-town-go-fight-win <p>Alaysha Jefferson loves cheerleading at the Hallsville High School in Hallsville, Missouri. Living in a small town that has the population of 1,300 and without a car to drive around, Alaysha has a quiet life. She spends her time in classes, cheerleading practice, and doing homework at home. Wed, 19 Dec 2012 17:06:56 +0000 Yi-Chin Lee & Emily Kaiser 26153 at http://kbia.org My Life My Town: Go, Fight, Win Reisch claims Hallsville mayoral election while property tax bond issue fails http://kbia.org/post/reisch-claims-hallsville-mayoral-election-while-property-tax-bond-issue-fails <p>Hallsville mayoral election proved to be exciting last night with incumbent Ben Austene running against new comer Cheri Reisch.&nbsp; Wed, 04 Apr 2012 14:40:57 +0000 Harum Helmy & Courtney Kincade 11793 at http://kbia.org Reisch claims Hallsville mayoral election while property tax bond issue fails