Crawford Electric board candidate petitions may be submitted starting Thursday, June 13

    Thursday, June 13, is the start of the open nomination period for Crawford Electric consumer-members who want to run for the co-op’s board of directors. Three positions on the board need to be filled with an election coinciding with the annual meeting of members on Wednesday, Sept. 11. Co-op consumer-members interested in running for the board can begin filing their nominating petitions on Thursday, June 13.

Farm Service Agency county committee nominations open on Friday, June 14

    USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) will begin accepting nominations for county committee members on Friday, June 14, 2019.
    Agricultural producers who participate or cooperate in an FSA program may be nominated for candidacy for the county committee. Individuals may nominate themselves or others as a candidate.

Bank presents scholarships

Town & Country Bank was proud to recognize three students at the Bourbon High School Scholarship Night. Kyle Hofstetter, (right) representing Town & Country Bank, presented Zachary Kimker, Jacob Housewright and Krista Licklider with scholarships to help assist them as they continue their education at East Central College next fall.

Fishing between the high-water events

    Continued rains over the course of spring and early summer have brought record high water levels across the nation. The Ozarks have seen their share of flood waters as well. Despite the extended high water conditions, many area fishermen have managed to do well in between the high water events.

Council presented with proposed nuisance ordinance

    The St. James City Council was presented with a new nuisance ordinance during its meeting Monday night. Aldermen got their first look at the proposal, so no action was taken, but action is expected to be taken on the issue next month.