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…
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
Inside Guantanamo Bay’s collection of over 20,000 vinyl records and reel-to-reel tapes
This is probably the biggest record collection on military grounds.Located on 45 square miles of land and water and notorious for its detention camp, Guantanamo Bay Naval Base is America's oldest overseas military outpost. With approximately 6,000...
Day Care Owner Sentenced to 10 Years Probation in Case Where Child Found Hanging
The judge cited Nataliia Karia's mental health as the reason she should not serve prison time, according to a KSTP crew at the sentencing ...
Marathon 2019 Finale, with the Hoof & Mouth Sinfonia, MC DJ Stashu, Station Mgr Ken, Michele,...
New ways to listen to Community First Broadcasting Stations
In November of 2018, Community First Broadcasting sought out to enhance and expand the ways our listeners could access our stations KUOO, Q102, Y100 and Xtreme Country 105.7 beyond the traditional FM dial. It all started with a new streaming player under the listen tab on exploreokoboji.com and country1057.com respectively. The new stream features more artist information and an on demand section for previous sports broadcasts The changes then expanded into listeners pockets with a brand new Okoboji Radio app. This new app is available in the App Store for iPhones and the Google Play Store for Androids. Listeners are encouraged to update to the latest version to ensure that they get the new Okoboji Radio…
Forrest deputies resign following fatal crash
Photo courtesy of Hattiesburg PD Two deputies involved in a fatal wreck near Hattiesburg have resigned. The Forrest County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that Deputy Chey Sumrall has resigned after he was involved in the crash on HWY 49 on Saturday that resulted in the deaths of 66-year-old Charles Epting and 80-year-old Annie Everett. Deputy … Continue reading "Forrest deputies resign following fatal crash"
Nick Francona, son of Terry Francona, offers response to MLB investigation
The following is a statement by Nick Francona, son of former Red Sox and current Indians manager Terry Francona. It is in response to an investigation conducted by Major League Baseball regarding Francona's time with the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Alan Jackson Responds to 'Outpouring of Love' Following Son-in-Law's Death
The country star posted a message to social media thanking fans for their support after the death of his son-in-law, Ben Selecman, in early September.
American Woman Shot And Killed On Los Indios Bridge
Officials say it was a U.S. citizen who was shot and killed on the Los Indios International Bridge last week. The victim was in a vehicle that came under fire during the noon hour Thursday just south of the U.S.-Mexico boundary. She’s been identified as Rocio Aldrete, who worked as a notary public for a transmigrante business in Los Indios. Three other people were wounded. The motive for the attack isn’t clear, but transmigrantes are frequent targets of robbers. Tamaulipas police are continuing to investigate the deadly attack. Posted in