Around Southeast Missouri 4/24/07

Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Legislator, 911 board discuss cell phone issue

Officials again are looking at taxing cell phone users -- only this time a proposal to place a tariff on 911 calls for cell customers is being considered. Sen. Bob Mayer and the Stoddard County 911 Services Board of Directors discussed the tax Thursday night. Mayer said he thought Missourians do not realize the extent of the problem 911 services are facing.

-- Dexter Daily Statesman

School bonds available to local investors

A recent move by the Dexter Board of Education will open the sale of the new general obligation bonds approved by voters to local investors. The board instructed its municipal bond underwriter, L.J. Hart & Company of St. Louis, to make the $10 million general obligation bond issue available to local and institutional investors.

-- Dexter Daily Statesman

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