On Friday morning (Feb. 21), Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for Pettis County Phillip Sawyer announced his intentions to seek the Republican nomination for the office of Pettis County Prosecuting Attorney in the August primary election.
On Friday morning (Feb. 14), Attorney Andrew Rehmer announced his candidacy for the office of Pettis County Prosecuting Attorney. This is Rehmer's second try for the office after running against Prosecuting Attorney Jeff Mittlehauser in 2010.
Jorge Bergoglio, the 76-year-old archbishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina, has been elected as pope. He is the first Latin American to lead the Catholic Church. Bergoglio, who has taken the name Francis I, is also the first Jesuit priest to become pope.