Producers try to recoup losses after Plainville Livestock Commission drains account
By CRISTINA JANNEY Hays Post Derek Stockman’s farming and ranching operation has been brought to a standstill. He sold 41 heifers at the Plainville Livestock Commission on Feb. 5, but his check for almost $37,000 bounced Stockman of Kirwin only recently expanded his farming operation into cattle. He is now unable to make his FSA loan payments, nor is he able to get his operating loan for the coming year guaranteed. “The bills don’t stop coming in,” Stockman said. Stockman is one of more than 40 livestock producers in the area that have been caught up in legal action and bankruptcy of Plainville Livestock Commission, operated by Tyler Gillum. This is just the latest in a series of financial problems and federal regulation violations faced by the market agency. “Everybody says you’ll get…
Nick Francona, son of Terry Francona, offers response to MLB investigation
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Primary care doctor for woman who gave birth at Hacienda HealthCare identified, suspended
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Driver killed in multiple-vehicle crash in Muskegon County
The Muskegon County Sheriff's Office said a driver was killed after hitting the back of a truck that was stopped at a traffic signal. It happened at the intersection of E. Apple Avenue and S. Maple Island Road in Egelston Township just before 6:00 p. m. Friday. Deputies said the driver of a work van was heading westbound on E. Apple Avenue and didn't stop at the red traffic signal, rear-ending a pickup truck that was stopped at the intersection.
Dairy farm wants permit for 10,000 cows
March 4, 2017 FORESTVILLE - The largest dairy farm in Door County is making plans to eventually milk 10,000 cows. S & S Jerseyland Dairy near Forestville is asking the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to renew its permit for the operation, which currently has about 6,400 cows. Jerseyland general manager Randy Schmidt says its asking the DNR for a permit that will allow the farm to expand to more than 10,000 cows in the years ahead. Many of the 100 people attending a public hearing Thursday expressed concern about the environment, spreading cow manure, and possible groundwater contamination. Schmidt says the operation contributes to the local economy through taxes and payroll and is a good steward of the land. The DNR is expected to make a decision on the permit next month.
Arizona Radio Station Stops Airing Advice On Hiding Child Pornography
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Long-term closure expected on US 220 after fuel truck crashes, burns
A long-term closure is expected on US-220 near Fincastle after a tanker caught fire this morning. WFIR’s Ian Price has more: 02-20 Tanker Tumble 81 WRAP From Virginia State Police: At 6:19 a.m. Route 220 just north of Fincastle was closed due to a tractor trailer crash. The truck was haul appr
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Man critical, another jailed after fight in Sunbury |
SUNBURY – A Snyder County man is jailed and another man is in critical condition after a fight in Sunbury early Sunday morning. According to The Daily Item, the incident occurred just after 4 a.m. along South Third Street. They say 36-year-old Jay Boyer of Middleburg was involved in a fight with another man, Brian Cox. The Daily Item reports, the two men were first seen inside a social club on Third Street, then seen outside the club. That’s when video shows Boyer strike Cox in the face and head. Police say they then found Cox unresponsive on the ground; he’s said to be in critical condition at Geisinger.