novinger Newscast for April 3, 2012 By Chris McDaniel • Apr 3, 2012 Regional coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including: Nixon's trip to Brazil. Columbia's local election. Novinger's possible sales tax. Novinger mulls first-ever sales tax By Bryan Whitton • Apr 3, 2012 Novinger, a small town west of Kirksville, is voting Tuesday on a proposition that would implement the town’s first ever sales tax. The proposed tax is a 1% sales tax and is estimated to raise between $10,000 and $15,000 annually.