Elections (Vote or Voting)

Races set for offices in Mercer and Sullivan counties during August Primary Election

There are a couple of races in Mercer County for the August Primary Election. Incumbent Shane Grooms and Justin Porter both filed as Republicans for First District Commissioner. Filing as Republicans for sheriff were Jose Lopez and Jimmy See. Only one candidate filed for other Mercer County offices. Other incumbents seeking reelection include Second District […]

Animal Abuse

Sullivan County sheriff opens up about animal abuse case near Milan

The Sullivan County Sheriff is talking about this week’s removal of six horses and two mules from a farm near Milan. Remarks from Sheriff Roger Smiley were made available Thursday by the Missourinet stating deputies found the animals “lacking” food and water.   Law enforcement officers were joined by the Humane Society of Missouri in serving a warrant […]