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Johnson County

December 17, 2021
Scott Faughn traveled to the Johnson County courthouse in Warrensburg for this week’s episode.
Listen as former Sen. David Pearce, Sen. Denny Hoskins, Johnson County Farm Bureau President Buck Counts, Presiding Commissioner Densil Allen, and Rep. Dan Houx discuss the storied county from its founding to what it’s like today.
Johnson County is home to the University of Central Missouri and Missouri’s official State Historical Dog Old Drum, whose murder led to a lengthy trial that made it all the way to Missouri’s highest court.
Show Me Missourah: The history of Missouri, one county at a time. Also available on Spotify and Apple Podcasts.