Mental Fitness Will Decide Prisoner’s Fate

Whether a state prisoner is mentally retarded is a life or death question before the State Supreme Court. While serving a 30-year sentence for rape and sodomy, Steven Parkus strangled to death a fellow inmate. He was sentenced to death. In 1999, Governor Carnahan...

Highway Named in Honor of Late Governor

A five-mile stretch of Interstate 44 often traveled by the Carnahan family has been named the Mel Carnahan Memorial Highway in honor of the late Governor. Carnahan’s widow, Jean – a former U.S. Senator – says she remembers many trips in the family...

McGeehan Named to Conservation Commission

Governor Blunt has made a stop in Springfield to announce his nominee for the Missouri Conservation Commission is Chip McGeehan from Marshfield. Blunt says McGeehan will be the first person from the Springfield area to serve on this commission in over a decade....