callaway county http://kbia.org en Callaway County residents consider fighting hog CAFO proposal http://kbia.org/post/callaway-county-residents-consider-fighting-hog-cafo-proposal <p>Some residents of central Missouri's Callaway County say they're exploring legal strategies to fight a proposed indoor hog farm near Kingdom City.</p><p>Eichelberger Farms of Iowa plans to buy 20 acres from a private owner just south of Interstate 70 for a 10,000-hog confined animal feeding operation.</p><p>Residents who oppose the project tell the <a href="http://bit.ly/1njMalP0">Columbia Missourian</a> they will "explore all legal options available to protect our health, lifestyles and property rights."</p> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 13:06:56 +0000 Associated Press 54809 at http://kbia.org Callaway County residents consider fighting hog CAFO proposal Callaway clerk employee charged with forgery http://kbia.org/post/callaway-clerk-employee-charged-forgery <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">A former employee of the Callaway County Circuit Clerk's office has been charged with forgery.</p><p> Mon, 04 Nov 2013 14:00:42 +0000 Associated Press 43200 at http://kbia.org Callaway County Circuit Court audit reveals misplaced funds http://kbia.org/post/callaway-county-circuit-court-audit-reveals-misplaced-funds <p></p><p>A review of the Callaway County Circuit Court has revealed more than 11,000 dollars could be unaccounted for, with 60 questionable transactions beginning in Jan. 2011.</p><p>Callaway County circuit clerk Judy Gorner says the discovery of the questionable transactions occurred in a routine budget review by the Missouri Office of State Court Administrators (OSCA) in Jan. 2011.</p> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 20:42:52 +0000 Billy Grayson 43054 at http://kbia.org Callaway County Circuit Court audit reveals misplaced funds Callaway County homeless shelter sees increase in overnight stays http://kbia.org/post/callaway-county-homeless-shelter-sees-increase-overnight-stays <p>A record set at one Callaway County homeless shelter could reflect a bigger problem.</p><p>Wiley House, a shelter for homeless adult men and women, had a record number of individuals stay overnight in July and August. Executive Director Brad Sheppard said the shelter has seen an increase every year since it opened in 2009, but he still didn&rsquo;t expect such high numbers.</p> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 21:10:00 +0000 Amanda LaBrot 41476 at http://kbia.org Callaway County homeless shelter sees increase in overnight stays Callaway nuclear plant reopens after 50 day closure http://kbia.org/post/callaway-nuclear-plant-reopens-after-50-day-closure <p></p><p>The Callaway Energy Center just outside Fulton is back in service this week after a routine shutdown for refueling and maintenance. The plant was out of commission for 50 days while several new modifications were made in addition to normal inspections and tests.</p><p>Barry Cox, the senior director of nuclear operations for the plant, says the improvements mean it will take a few days for the plant to get back to full capacity. Fri, 31 May 2013 13:13:13 +0000 Anders Aarhus 34639 at http://kbia.org Callaway nuclear plant reopens after 50 day closure Civil War dig planned in central Missouri http://kbia.org/post/civil-war-dig-planned-central-missouri <p>An archeological survey is planned for a Civil War battleground site in central Missouri.</p><p>A survey is planned next month at the site where the Battle of Moore's Mill occurred in July 1862 in Callaway County, near what is now known as Calwood.</p><p><a href="http://www.fultonsun.com/news/2013/feb/14/state-civil-war-group-earns-grant-conduct-survey-m/" target="_blank">The Fulton Sun reports</a> that the excavation is being funded by a grant from the American Battlefield Protection Program of the National Park Service.</p> Mon, 18 Feb 2013 15:03:06 +0000 Associated Press 29047 at http://kbia.org New Chamber of Commerce Director taking over in Callaway http://kbia.org/post/new-chamber-commerce-director-taking-over-callaway <p>On January 1<sup>st</sup>, Claudia Starr will take over as the new executive director of the Kingdom of Callaway Chamber of Commerce. Fri, 07 Dec 2012 14:31:25 +0000 Daina Schnese 25578 at http://kbia.org Drought sways Callaway County tree farm to close after 23 years http://kbia.org/post/drought-sways-callaway-county-tree-farm-close-after-23-years <p>Christmas for some families in Callaway County won’t be the same this year. After 23 years, Coe’s Tree Farm in Callaway County is closing due to the recent drought and the owner’s age. Owner of Coe’s Tree Farm Jamie Coe said over the past three years many of his trees have died due to the drought. He said the hardest part is letting the customers down this year.</p><p> Tue, 27 Nov 2012 14:44:00 +0000 Ky Bright 25066 at http://kbia.org Drought sways Callaway County tree farm to close after 23 years Newscast for November 13, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-november-13-2012-0 <p> Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Nonprofit group for family abuse children expanding services to Callaway County</li><li>St. Louis man convicted of 1983 rape and murder expecting prison release</li><li>Law upheld for St. Louis firefighters to live outside city limits</li><li>Missouri unemployment rate remains below national average</li><li>UM Press receives anonymous $10K donation</li><li>Missourians for Equality pushing for discrimination petition</li></ul> Wed, 14 Nov 2012 00:10:41 +0000 Wendy Mader 24481 at http://kbia.org Callaway County delays in mailing residents' tax bills http://kbia.org/post/callaway-county-delays-mailing-residents-tax-bills <p></p><p>The Callaway County collector’s office will not be mailing resident’s tax bills on time.</p><p>Computer glitches in the new taxpayer software that the collector’s office is using will delay the mailing of Callaway County’s real estate and property tax bills this year. The new PC based software was implemented in February.</p> Mon, 05 Nov 2012 18:47:43 +0000 Taeler De Haes 23998 at http://kbia.org Callaway County delays in mailing residents' tax bills Emergency homeless shelter remains open after scheduled close http://kbia.org/post/emergency-homeless-shelter-remains-open-after-scheduled-close <p>The Wiley House in Fulton will remain open despite being scheduled to close its doors due to lack of funding.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 08 Oct 2012 22:24:09 +0000 Caroline Hecker 22446 at http://kbia.org Emergency homeless shelter remains open after scheduled close Newscast for June 12, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-june-12-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Lincoln University sued over access to records</li><li>Cole County to install 15 new tornado sirens</li><li>Columbia 'Downtown District Board' to vote on 'Tiger Town' street closures</li><li>Report: Callaway County leads state in teen alcohol, drug abuse Tue, 12 Jun 2012 23:09:05 +0000 Kaveh Kaghazi 15769 at http://kbia.org Newscast for June 12, 2012 Report shows Callaway County teens lead Missouri in alcohol consumption and drug abuse http://kbia.org/post/report-shows-callaway-county-teens-lead-missouri-alcohol-consumption-and-drug-abuse <p>A report released by the Missouri Department of Mental Health shows teens in Callaway County report higher alcohol and drug use than teens anywhere else in Missouri. Tue, 12 Jun 2012 22:42:56 +0000 Megan Johnson 15763 at http://kbia.org Report shows Callaway County teens lead Missouri in alcohol consumption and drug abuse Missouri energy companies to collaborate on developing nuclear reactors in Callaway County http://kbia.org/post/missouri-energy-companies-collaborate-developing-nuclear-reactors-callaway-county <p>&nbsp;</p><p>Westinghouse and St. Louis-based Ameren Missouri will collaborate on developing small modular nuclear reactors, or SMR&rsquo;s, and will seek to build them at Ameren&rsquo;s Callaway County plant.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 19 Apr 2012 21:44:11 +0000 Marshall Griffin 12700 at http://kbia.org Missouri energy companies to collaborate on developing nuclear reactors in Callaway County