CV News

    October 11, 2023

    MEC and CV’s ‘Co-ops in Action’ Volunteer to Update the Jacksonville City Park

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: JACKSONVILLE, MO – October 10, 2023 – Chariton Valley (CV) and Macon Electric Cooperative (MEC) completed renovations at the Jacksonville City Park recently as the latest project for their ‘cooperative’ program,‘Co-ops in Action.’ Employee volunteers from both cooperatives worked together to apply water sealant to the stage floor, add siding to a […]

    October 6, 2023

    How to Stop Cyberbullying: What Every Parent Should Know

    By: Haley Zapal Cyberbullying is prevalent among today’s kids. More than 60% of tweens and 70% of teens have experienced it, either as a victim, bully, or witness. Unfortunately, many parents may not realize just how different it is from the schoolyard bullying they remember from growing up, and they may not know how to […]

    September 29, 2023

    Direction for Your Connection with ExperienceIQ®

    If you’re a Chariton Valley internet customer, you can add ExperienceIQ®* for only $5 per month and gain access to Parental Controls and My Priorities, two powerful tools you can use directly from the CV CommandIQ app to manage all your home network devices. Parental Controls Internet access doesn’t need to be one size fits […]

    September 13, 2023

    3 Quick Ways to Help Protect Your Child’s Privacy This School Year

    By: Haley Zapal School’s back in session, and we’ve got some tips to help you protect your child’s privacy, both online and in real life. Think Twice About Posting Those School Photos You’ve seen them on Facebook and Instagram — the bright, smiling faces of kids holding up a chalkboard or sign before hopping on […]

    August 21, 2023

    573 Area Code 10-Digit Dialing Requirement

    In 2021, Chariton Valley implemented 10-digit dialing to make local calls for BOTH 660 and 573 area codes. Although we already require 10-digit dialing in ALL areas, including the 573 area code, all providers serving the 573 area will soon be required to implement 10-digit dialing. This is due to the Missouri Public Service Commission’s approval […]

    August 7, 2023

    Why Schools Block Websites and Why You Should, Too

    Ever wonder about the safeguards your child’s school puts in place for online activities? Many schools have rules when it comes to web blocking for all devices on school grounds and school-issued computers sent home with children. According to the American Association of School Librarians (AASL), 98% of schools are now filtering all website content […]