[Nameplate] A Few Clouds and Windy ~ 49°F  
Freeze Warning
Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Former House speaker charged with assault

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Court date set for Jan. 6 in Scott County

SIKESTON -- A warrant issued Monday afternoon charges a former Missouri speaker of the House of Representatives with second degree assault.

Rodney Allen Jetton, 42, of Marble Hill, who served as key Republican organizer and a leader serving in the Missouri House of Representatives from 2000 to 2008, is charged with the felony assault of a Sikeston woman.

For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.