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Marshall Superintendent says district will forgo maximum allowed tax levy, stick with voter approved rate (08/23/16)
The Marshall Board of Education set its tax rate for the 2016-2017 year at $3.12 per $100 of assessed valuation Tuesday...
Statewide emergency response simulation plans for New Madrid fault quake (08/23/16)
Emergency personnel from Saline County were among those to participate in a statewide emergency response simulation...
Town hall focused on suicide prevention is topic of Inter-Agency meeting (08/23/16)
A concern about the welfare for persons contemplating suicide spurred the development of a committee in Marshall...
Farmers' Almanac makes possible the opportunity for national recognition (08/23/16)
Farmers' Almanac is giving the opportunity for three farmers or ranchers, to be nationally recognized for the work they...
County Commission discusses grant possibility, bridgework (08/23/16)
The Saline County Commission discussed a potential sidewalk project along with a grant possibility through MoDOT at its...
Slater School District reports smooth beginning to school year (08/22/16)
The Slater Board of Education met Thursday, Aug. 18, where it discussed the new school year's projects, and faculty...
MPD arrests 1 after attempt to flee (08/22/16)
While patrolling near South Odell Avenue and Yerby Street in the early morning hours of Wednesday, Aug. 19, officers...
House graffiti under investigation (08/22/16)
On Tuesday, Aug. 16, Marshall police officers responded to a residence on South Benton Avenue in regard to property...

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Ha-ha-ha-ha-ha, thanks CB. I needed a good laugh today.

-- Posted by oldschool17 on Tue, Aug 23, 2016, at 3:16 PM

Aaaaaand once you're the sheriff you can do whatever you want.

For example: WALLY GEORGE STOLE a crap-load of money from the county, ADMITTED IT, and was CONVICTED; but he won't do a single day in jail. Worst case scenario he'll get 3years unsupervised probation.

I HAVENT FORGOTTEN ABOUT YOU WALLY!!!!!

-- Posted by Coldbeerbear on Tue, Aug 23, 2016, at 3:11 PM

Police hide, alter and destroy evidence of their own crimes all the time. It's not surprising to me that there is so little evidence against the police when the police are in-charge of collecting and storing evidence.

It's the real reason every major department in the country has a massive backlog of rape kits that have never been tested. A lot of those are going to implicate current and former police officers who expect to get away Scott free. (And have)

-- Posted by Coldbeerbear on Tue, Aug 23, 2016, at 2:51 PM

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