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Governor Parson appoints William P. Devoy as Associate Circuit Judge for 9th Judicial Circuit

Governor Mike Parson appointed William P. Devoy as Associate Circuit Judge for the 9th Judicial Circuit. He will fill the Associate Circuit Judge vacancy created by the death of the Honorable Scot T. Othic. Mr. Devoy, of Brookfield, is currently an Attorney at Elson & Devoy, P.C. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration […]

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Governor Parson appoints Sarah Castle as circuit judge for the 16th Judicial District

Governor Mike Parson appointed the Honorable Sarah A. Castle as Circuit Judge for the 16th Judicial Circuit. She will fill the Circuit Judge vacancy created by the retirement of the Honorable Sandra C. Midkiff. Judge Castle, of Kansas City, currently serves as an Associate Circuit Judge for the 16th Judicial Circuit. She holds a bachelor’s degree in […]

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Governor Parson appoints Holly Conger-Koenig as Associate Circuit Judge for 1st Judicial Circuit

Governor Mike Parson appointed Holly Conger-Koenig as Associate Circuit Judge for the 1st Judicial Circuit. She will fill the Associate Circuit Judge vacancy created by the appointment of the Honorable Rick Roberts to Circuit Judge. Ms. Conger-Koenig, of Kahoka, is currently serving as the Clark County Prosecuting Attorney. She holds a Bachelor of Science in criminal […]

Governor Parson appoints Jessica Krawczyk as Judge for 16th Judicial Circuit

Governor Mike Parson appointed Jessica Agnelly Krawczyk as Associate Circuit Judge for the 16th Judicial Circuit. She will fill the Associate Circuit Judge vacancy created by the retirement of the Honorable Richard T. Standridge. Ms. Krawczyk, of Raymore, currently serves as a partner at Wendt Law Firm, P.C. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in political […]

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Nodaway County Prosecuting Attorney appointed as Associate Circuit Judge

Governor Mike Parson has appointed the Nodaway County Prosecuting Attorney as Associate Circuit Judge for the Fourth Judicial Circuit. Robert Rice of Maryville will fill the associate circuit judge vacancy created by the appointment of Doug Thomson to Appellate Judge of the Western District Court of Appeals. The Fourth Judicial Circuit serves the counties of […]

Investigation

Investigation involving multiple agencies results in arrests, recovered items and warrants

The Clinton County Sheriff’s Office, along with multiple other agencies, have been working several burglaries and stolen vehicles, most along the Interstate 35 corridor.  The investigation took Investigators as far north to Bethany in Harrison County and as far south as Kansas City, Kansas. Throughout the investigation, investigators recovered 10 stolen vehicles, 11 Stihl Weed Eaters, […]

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Harrison County Sheriff Josh Eckerson accused of multiple allegations

Three misdemeanor counts were filed Thursday in Daviess County Circuit Court alleging that the sheriff of Harrison County was involved in a February 26th incident. Joshua Q. Eckerson has been accused of misuse of official information by a public servant, alleged trespass in the first degree and alleged domestic assault in the fourth degree. Each […]

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Knox County Sheriff Robert Becker pleads guilty to abuse and assault charges, suspended immediately

Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley has announced that Knox County Sheriff Robert Becker has plead guilty to second degree sexual abuse and fourth degree domestic assault in Knox County Circuit Court. Associate Circuit Judge Tom Redington sentenced 51 year old Robert Becker to one year in the county jail for each offense, suspended execution of […]

Livingston County Courthouse

Swearing in of officials to take place at Livingston County Courthouse

Swearing in and retirement ceremonies will be held at the Livingston County Courthouse in Chillicothe December 28th. Six elected officials including Ryan Horsman, Circuit Judge; Michael R. Leamer, Associate Circuit Judge; Ed Douglas, Presiding Commissioner; Jane Gann, Circuit Clerk; Sherry Parks, County Clerk; and Amy Baker, Recorder of Deeds will be sworn in in the […]

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Green Hills judge nominated for Western District of Missouri Court of Appeals

One of three nominees to fill the vacancy on the Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District is from the Green Hills area. Forty-third Judicial Circuit Presiding Judge Thomas N. Chapman was nominated by the Appellate Judicial Commission after about five hours of public interviews, more than one and a half hours of deliberations, and four […]

Run For Office

Candidate filing for Grundy County positions to begin in February

Candidate filing for the election of several Grundy County and state offices will begin next month. Individuals wishing to file for the county positions of Associate Circuit Judge, Presiding Commissioner, County Clerk, Clerk of the Circuit Court/Recorder of Deeds, or Prosecuting Attorney may file for the primary election at County Clerk/Election Authority Betty Spickard’s office […]

Joe Don McGaugh appointed Associate Circuit Judge for Carroll County

Governor Eric Greitens has appointed Joe Don McGaugh of Carrollton as Associate Circuit Judge for Carroll County. McGaugh has served parts of Carroll, Chariton, and Ray counties as the 39th District State Representative since 2012. He is also the principal attorney of McGaugh Law Offices, LLC. McGaugh was the City Attorney and City Prosecutor for […]