Cleaver visits Saline County

Thursday, June 30, 2011
By Marcia Gorrell/Democrat-News

United States Congressman Emanuel Cleaver II was in Saline County on Wednesday, June 29 to tour area farms and businesses. Bill Riggins, interim director of the Marshall-Saline Development Corporation set up the tour to help introduce him to the county, which will be part of his Fifth District in 18 months. Among the places visited were Marshall-Fenner Farms, Mid-Missouri Energy, Waggin' Wheel Restaurant, Coreslab Structures, the Missouri River bottoms near Miami and the Nicholas-Beazley Aviation Museum. The day-long tour ended with a dinner at the Martin Community Center and several key people from the community.