Tag Archives: St. Louis

Rep. Sharpe Assures Constituents Proposed HJR 55 to Merge Counties Will Not Happen

Will Knox County and Schuyler County really disappear and be swallowed up into Scotland County? Not going to happen according to Fourth District State Representative Greg Sharpe, who serves the region. News of House Joint Resolution 55 spread across northeast Missouri last week. The proposed amendment to Article VI of the Constitution of Missouri, called […]

Judge DeMarce, Fellow Supreme Court Work Group Members Issue Report on Municipal Court Reform

A report on the statewide review of Missouri’s municipal courts appears to point the finger back to St. Louis, where the call for reform originated following the Ferguson riots that stemmed from the shooting death of Michael Brown in August of 2014. “The evidence we have received to date suggests that the most serious concerns, […]

Motorist in Fatal Hit-and-Run Death of SCR-I Graduate Escapes Jail Time

Nearly four years after a former Memphis man was killed in a hit and run accident in St. Louis, the motorist at the wheel has reached a plea agreement that will allow him to escape without jail time as long as he can complete an alcohol treatment plan and remain alcohol free for a five year […]