Mike Parson Governor of Missouri

Governor Mike Parson makes appointments to commissions and offices in area counties

Missouri Governor Mike Parson announced Wednesday appointments to various commissions and offices. Those appointments included Randy Huffman of rural Galt as the Sullivan County Western District Commissioner. Huffman replaces Danny Busick who resigned from the commissioner position and was to be sworn in today (Wednesday) as the Second District State Representative for Mercer, Sullivan, and […]

Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway

State Auditor Galloway releases monthly reports on local government and special district financial information

Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway issued monthly reports detailing the compliance of local governments and other political subdivisions with financial reporting laws. One report includes cities, towns, and villages while the other lists political subdivisions such as water, fire protection, and other taxing districts.  These entities are required to file annual financial reports with the […]

Crime and Courts

Former paramedic pleads guilty to stealing pain-killing drugs, replacing vials with water

A former paramedic with two northwest Missouri ambulance districts pleaded guilty in federal court to stealing pain-killing drugs and replacing the vials with water. Joseph L. Comstock, 31, of Bethany, Mo., waived his right to a grand jury and pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Beth Phillips to a federal information that charges him with […]