moberly http://kbia.org en Moberly college approves domestic partner benefits http://kbia.org/post/moberly-college-approves-domestic-partner-benefits <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Moberly Area Community College will offer benefits for domestic partners of full-time college employees.</p><p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 21:01:05 +0000 Associated Press 50749 at http://kbia.org Moberly college approves domestic partner benefits Roofing company to build plant in Moberly, Mo. http://kbia.org/post/roofing-company-build-plant-moberly-mo <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">A leading shingle manufacturing company says it will build a new production facility in the central Missouri town of Moberly.</p><p> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 13:18:14 +0000 Associated Press 49860 at http://kbia.org Roofing company to build plant in Moberly, Mo. Randolph County to vote on consolidation of courthouse offices http://kbia.org/post/randolph-county-vote-consolidation-courthouse-offices <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Randolph County Commissioners are preparing for an upcoming vote on a consolidation of two county courthouses. The commission’s plan is to merge all of the offices in both the Huntsville and </span>Moberly<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Courthouses in a new structure that would be located in front of the Randolph County Justice Center.</span></p><p>Presiding Commissioner of Randolph County Susan Carter says that a main issue with both of the current courthouses is the lack of security.</p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 20:42:26 +0000 Eric Kelly 49635 at http://kbia.org Randolph County to vote on consolidation of courthouse offices Moberly domestic violence center denied grant money http://kbia.org/post/moberly-domestic-violence-center-denied-grant-money <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">For the first time in 10 years, </span>Moberly's<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span><a href="http://www.randolphcounty-mo.com/community-links/#violence" style="line-height: 1.5;">Safe Passage Domestic Violence Center</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> did not receive a grant from the </span><a href="https://www.mhdc.com/about/index.htm" style="line-height: 1.5;">Missouri Housing Development Commission</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 23:34:44 +0000 Susu Yan 49248 at http://kbia.org Moberly domestic violence center denied grant money Moberly ruled not responsible for Mamtek bonds http://kbia.org/post/moberly-ruled-not-responsible-mamtek-bonds <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">A federal judge has ruled that the city of Moberly, Mo., and its industrial development authority are not responsible for bonds involved in a failed artificial sweetener plant project.</p><p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 23:49:14 +0000 Associated Press 48924 at http://kbia.org Moberly ruled not responsible for Mamtek bonds Moberly approves new Early Childhood Learning Center http://kbia.org/post/moberly-approves-new-early-childhood-learning-center <p>After sharing a facility with an alternative school for about 14 years, a Moberly School District program is receiving a new center to thrive in.</p><p> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 14:45:37 +0000 Eric Kelly 48279 at http://kbia.org New lawsuits filed over failed Mamtek plant in Moberly http://kbia.org/post/new-lawsuits-filed-over-failed-mamtek-plant-moberly <p></p><p>A bankruptcy trustee has filed lawsuits seeking millions of dollars in damages against former officials with Mamtek, the company behind a failed plan to build a sweetener facility in Moberly.</p><p>The Columbia Daily Tribune reports Trustee Bruce Strauss filed lawsuits last week seeking repayment of $7 million that former officers and agents of Mamtek received. The lawsuits also seek actual damages of $72 million and punitive damages. Tue, 14 Jan 2014 16:22:04 +0000 Associated Press 46637 at http://kbia.org New lawsuits filed over failed Mamtek plant in Moberly Moberly to get air ambulance base http://kbia.org/post/moberly-get-air-ambulance-base <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">A helicopter ambulance company that operates in 15 states has chosen the northeastern Missouri city of Moberly for a new base.</p><p> Wed, 18 Dec 2013 14:01:26 +0000 Associated Press 45470 at http://kbia.org Moberly to get air ambulance base MFA Oil approved to purchase Mamtek property in Moberly http://kbia.org/post/mfa-oil-approved-purchase-mamtek-property-moberly <p>MFA Oil announced this afternoon it has been approved to purchase property in Moberly that would have housed the Mamtek facility. MFA officials could not comment on the sale price, but say a bankruptcy court has approved the sale of the 33 acre property.&nbsp;</p><p>Corey Mehaffy is the President of Moberly Area Economic Development. He said the city is looking forward to assisting MFA in preparing the facility for use after the previous trouble the city had with the space.</p> Tue, 03 Dec 2013 23:00:37 +0000 Lee Anne Denyer 44718 at http://kbia.org MFA Oil approved to purchase Mamtek property in Moberly Moberly ranks in top 10 on most affordable housing list http://kbia.org/post/moberly-ranks-top-10-most-affordable-housing-list <p></p><p>The city of Moberly made a Yahoo Homes top ten list of the nation’s cheapest markets for family homes. The report says the average listing of a four bedroom, two bathroom house is $99, 593. In comparison, the most expensive place to buy a home in the U.S. is Malibu, California which has an average price of more than $2 million dollars.</p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 23:20:00 +0000 Lauren Langille 44383 at http://kbia.org Moberly ranks in top 10 on most affordable housing list Indoor skate park open to Moberly kids and teens http://kbia.org/post/indoor-skate-park-open-moberly-kids-and-teens <p></p><p> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 18:44:08 +0000 Person: Mark Bergin 44212 at http://kbia.org Indoor skate park open to Moberly kids and teens Moberly settles Mamtek lawsuit http://kbia.org/post/moberly-settles-mamtek-lawsuit <p>A northeast Missouri community has agreed to pay $95,000 to end its involvement in a lawsuit filed by investors in a failed artificial sweetener plant.</p><p>The Columbia Daily Tribune <a href="http://bit.ly/1dqukcB">reports</a> Moberly and the Moberly Industrial Development Authority have settled a lawsuit filed by Shelter Insurance Cos. and other Mamtek investors.</p><p>The city filed notice of the deal with the Missouri Supreme Court this week and asked it to dismiss a pending case to determine whether the city could be forced to take part in the suit.</p> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 20:30:46 +0000 Associated Press 43717 at http://kbia.org Moberly settles Mamtek lawsuit Prosecutor dismisses charge in 30 year old murder case http://kbia.org/post/prosecutor-dismisses-charge-30-year-old-murder-case <p>A former Missouri death row inmate says he can now try to put his life back together after a prosecutor dismissed a murder charge in the fatal stabbing of a fellow inmate 30 years ago.</p><p>Reggie Griffin says he has gotten married and landed a job in the year since he was released from prison while awaiting a new trial. The 53-year-old says he found out Friday that Randolph County prosecutor Mike Fusselmann was dropping the charge.</p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 21:07:38 +0000 Associated Press 42985 at http://kbia.org Prosecutor dismisses charge in 30 year old murder case Sen. Blunt visits local officials in Moberly http://kbia.org/post/sen-blunt-visits-local-officials-moberly <p>U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo. visited local officials and employers in Moberly on Saturday afternoon.</p><p>About 20 people gathered at the Bank of Cairo and Moberly to listen to the senator speak about issues facing the economy. Although Blunt covered a number of issues, the majority of his visit revolved around health care and job creation.</p><p>Blunt said it is important to keep employers updated with changes made in health care coverage. He also stressed the importance of job creation.</p> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 14:00:27 +0000 Catherine Wilkins 42879 at http://kbia.org Sen. Blunt visits local officials in Moberly New classroom building for Moberly approved http://kbia.org/post/new-classroom-building-moberly-approved <p>The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has approved a plan to build an $850,000 building for the Early Childhood Program in Moberly.</p><p>The state of Missouri will reimburse the district for 57 percent of the cost through its Special Education Finance Section. Director of Special Services Jim Johnson says the new building is necessary due to the state of the current structure.</p> Fri, 11 Oct 2013 22:36:21 +0000 Jack Korte 41993 at http://kbia.org