Church abuse probe or clergy abuse

Audio: Missouri Attorney General Schmitt to release clergy abuse report on Friday

Missouri’s attorney general will release a long-anticipated report today (Friday) in St. Louis, regarding allegations of clergy abuse statewide within the Roman Catholic Church.     Attorney General Eric Schmitt has called a press conference for today at the old Post Office in downtown St. Louis. His report will include all four Missouri dioceses the […]

Senator Roy Blunt of Missouri

Senator Roy Blunt on Border Funding: “Let’s deal with this immediate humanitarian crisis”

U.S. Senator Roy Blunt of Missouri, Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies, spoke on the Senate floor to reiterate his call for Congress to provide the Department of Health and Human Services the funding it needs to get the humanitarian crisis at the southern border under […]

Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run

Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Missouri set to begin May 18, 2019

The Statewide Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO), founded by the Missouri Police Chiefs Association (MPCA) 32 years ago, will begin on May 18, and continue through Friday, May 31. Law Enforcement officers from around the state will be running the torch to raise awareness for Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) and the […]

Catholic Diocese

Audio: Victim group says Missouri catholic diocese withholding info about accused priest

Victims of clergy abuse say the Catholic Diocese of Jefferson City has not gone far enough to tell the public about a priest accused of “boundary violations” of minors. Immaculate Conception School families in Jefferson City have been told that Father Geoffrey Brooke is on leave during an investigation. David Clohessy, president of the Survivors […]

Bishop Hogan School Website

Bishop Hogan School to hold “Havana Nights” themed fundraiser

Bishop Hogan Memorial School of Chillicothe is accepting donations for its Annual Dinner and Auction in April. The event supports the school and Saint Columban Catholic Church of Chillicothe with costs, such as teachers salaries, utilities, and building maintenance. Only those who are at least 21 years old will be admitted to the “Havana Nights”-themed […]

Missouri Governor's Mansion Tree Lighting

Tree lighting ceremony and candlelight tours of Governor’s mansion Open to Public

Governor Mike Parson and First Lady Teresa Parson will light the 2018 Missouri Governor’s Mansion Christmas trees in a ceremony at 6 p.m. on Friday, November 30. The public is invited to attend the lighting ceremony and Candlelight Tours. The tours will begin immediately following the lighting ceremony. Doors will be open until 9 p.m. […]

Bishop W. Shawn McKnight of the Catholic Diocese

Audio: Jefferson City Catholic Diocese releases list of priests and others accused of child sex crimes

The Catholic Diocese of Jefferson City bishop has released a list of 33 priests and other clergy members credibly accused of sexual abuse of minors and/or removed from diocese’s ministry.  Pat Curtis with Missourinet files this report.     The list from the Catholic Diocese of Jefferson City shows 13 priests or members of the […]

Beef Heifers

Audio: Beef seminar to be held in Stanberry on November 8th

A church in Stanberry will be the location for a beef producers seminar coming up Thursday, November 8th. Three University Extension specialists will have presentations that night. Shawn Deering of the MU Extension office in Albany provides details.     That’s Shawn Deering, a regional livestock specialist for MU serving the counties of Daviess, Harrison, […]

Survivors Network for Those Abused by Priests website

Audio: SNAP wants Missouri Governor Parson to get involved in clergy investigation

An organization that provides support for victims of sexual abuse is calling on Missouri’s governor to insist that Attorney General Josh Hawley use subpoena powers to expand a statewide clergy sex abuse inquiry.     The Survivors Network for Those Abused by Priests (SNAP) will hold a press conference at the Missouri Capitol in Jefferson […]