Clark County Courthouse

Anonymous Tip Prompts Investigation
3:07 pm
Thu July 25, 2013

UPDATE - Clark County Circuit Clerk Resigns

Clark County Courthouse

1st Judicial Circuit Judge Gary Dial has accepted the resignation of Clark County Circuit Clerk Mary Jones.

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500+ in Attendance
11:12 pm
Thu October 4, 2012

Clark County Dedicates Courthouse

More than 500 turned out for the Clark County Courthouse dedication
  • Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster
  • MO SC Justice Mary Rhodes Russell
  • Judge Gary Dial

History was made in Clark County this afternoon.

About 500 people turned out for the dedication of the new courthouse in Kahoka.  The audience included more than 100 students.

The event, which lasted an hour, included a masonic ceremony and a number of dignitaries, including Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster and Missouri Supreme Court Justice Mary Rhodes Russell.

Presiding Commissioner Ron Brewer says the new courthouse is a long time coming.

He says the 26,000 square foot building will make it much easier for the county to serve its residents.

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Structure 80% Complete
9:07 am
Thu June 21, 2012

Clark County Courthouse Construction

Construction continues on the new Clark County (MO) Courthouse.
  • Ron Brewer on new Courthouse

The former Clark County Courthouse in Kahoka, MO stood for roughly 140 years and it was starting to show its age.

Court proceedings had to be moved to a nearby building over safety and security concerns while the foundation was starting to shift.  There were also accessibility issues and limited space.

Talk of restoring or replacing the facility had been out there for years.  In fact, the Missouri Alliance for Historic Preservation started including the Clark County Courthouse in its list of Most Endangered Historic Places in 2005.

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