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.
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.
A record set at one Callaway County homeless shelter could reflect a bigger problem.
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’t expect such high numbers.
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.
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.
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.
The Callaway County collector’s office will not be mailing resident’s tax bills on time.
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.