MARK BAILEY SENTENCED FOR MURDER OF HOLLISTER MAN

MARK T. BAILEY, d/o/b 10-10-1963, of Highlandville, Missouri, was sentenced to 20 (twenty) years in prison for second-degree murder on Friday afternoon, in the Circuit Court of Taney County, by Christian County Circuit Court Judge Laura Johnson. Johnson sentenced Bailey after hearing arguments from Taney County Prosecutor Jeff Merrell and from Bailey’s attorney. In addition…

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MANDATED REPORTER TRAINING TODAY WITH THE KIRBYVILLE SCHOOL DISTRICT

Taney County Prosecuting Attorney Jeff Merrell presented mandated reporter training to teachers and professionals of the Kirbyville School District this afternoon.  The training is designed to educate school professionals on their statutorily mandated duty to report suspected child abuse and neglect, and the training covered why reporting suspected child abuse is important, the warning signs,…

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MAXIMUM SENTENCE FOR ANIMAL ABUSE OF KITTEN

On Friday, March 2, 2018, KYLE W. WILLIAMS, d/o/b 3-21-1999, of Branson and JORDAN HALL, d/o/b 7-13-1998, of Arnold were sentenced by Christian County Circuit Judge Jennifer Growcock to the Missouri Department of Corrections for the torture and abuse of a kitten, which was filmed and posted on Facebook. Williams had previously entered guilty pleas…

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