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 Highway Patrol

Carrollton man arrested, charged with felony possession

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Carrollton man in Carroll County Friday morning on a felony Carroll County warrant and several accusations. Online court information shows 31-year-old Larry Mead was charged with felony possession of a controlled substance and misdemeanor unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia—prior drug offense. His bond is $35,000 cash or […]

Unemployment

Grundy County unemployment rate remains stable

Grundy County’s latest unemployment rate of 4-1/2% is the same as the previous month. The June jobless rate for Grundy County includes 210 residents on unemployment out of a civilian labor force of nearly 4,700. One year ago, in June, Grundy County had a rate of 3.7% with 179 on unemployment. The latest rates among […]