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…
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…
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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.
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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.
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.
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Dodger Stadium Fight Leaves Father Of 4 On Life Support With Fractured Skull
45-year-old father of four, Rafael Reyna, is on life support with a fractured skull after being involved in a fight in the Dodger Stadium parking lot following Friday's extra innings game.