Marion County

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2014

    St. Louis Unite: Slay, Dooley Call for Open Minds at City/County Merger Symposium

    Are St. Louis City and St. Louis County ready to hug it out and become one entity to benefit the region? That was the big question at Friday's public merger discussion at the Saint Louis University School of Law. Panels of community leaders, regional historians and policy experts spoke about the p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2013

    Reefer Rumble! Show-Me Cannabis Debates Missouri Drug Cop on Marijuana Legalization

    Every parking spot and nearly every seat was taken at the Ethical Society Wednesday night as Show-Me Cannabis executive director John Payne took on Jason Grellner, the vice president of the Missouri Narcotics Officers Association to debate the pros and cons of marijuana legalization. The buzz start ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2012

    Brandon Boyles: Palmyra Man Had Six-Foot- Long Alligator in his House

    ​Acting on an anonymous tip, Palmyra Police raided the home of Brandon Boyles on January 30 and discovered more than 30 exotic animals in his keeping, including a six-foot-long alligator, poisonous snakes and constrictors (one measuring thirteen feet long), and some spiders and scorpions. Accordin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2010

    Ass Clown of the Week: Who's the First Moron of 2010?

    ​We're only eight days into the new year, but based on the number of outrageous and depraved acts revealed this week, oh what a year 2010 shall be! That said, it's time to vote on the year's first crop of Ass Clowns. Choose the local news-maker below who you think brought the most shame and disgra ... More >>

  • News

    January 26, 2000


    James Scott was sentenced to life in prison for causing a destructive levee break during the Flood of '93. But was he simply an easy scapegoat for a town raging at its devastation?