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Alisha Shurr

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Alisha Shurr is a reporter for the Missouri Times and Missouri Times Magazine. She joined the Missouri Times in January 2018 after working as a copy editor for her hometown newspaper in Southern Oregon. Alisha is a graduate of Kansas State University. Contact Alisha at alisha@themissouritimes.com.

Attorney General’s Office preparing for leadership transition

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri’s incoming-chief legal officer is keeping mum about his plans as he learns more about the office he will soon...

Corlew resigns, plans to return to being a full-time attorney

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — While he has no plans to become a lobbyist in the traditional sense, Rep. Kevin Corlew is citing vague language...

This Week in the PSC: Dec. 5, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri Public Service Commission moved swiftly through the December 5, 2018 agenda meeting, approving nine tariffs and new orders. The...

Citizen-requested audit of Seymour finds weakness in operations and financial conditions

SEYMOUR, Mo. — A citizen-request audit of a southwest Missouri city found that officials approved a deficit budget for the general fund despite subsidizing...

Parson to host business panel discussion in St. Louis about rising health care costs

ST. LOUIS — Missouri’s chief executive officer is set to meet with small business leaders to discussion on the rising cost of healthcare and the...

Hurst to continue leading Missouri Farm Bureau

OSAGE BEACH, Mo. — The largest agricultural organization in Missouri has once again chosen Blake Hurst as their leader. A corn and soybean farmer...

Chinn, Munzlinger, Reibolt among Outstanding Service to Agriculture recipients

OSAGE BEACH, Mo. — The largest agricultural organization in Missouri recognized the Director of the Department of Agriculture, two state lawmakers, and two longtime...

Top officials reiterate agriculture as Missouri’s backbone

OSAGE BEACH, Mo. — Speaking to a standing-room-only crowd filled with farmers and ranchers from across the state, the Show-Me State’s 57th Governor connected...

This Week in the Governor’s Office: Week of Nov. 26, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Gov. Mike Parson kicked off a week with the delivery of a 40-foot Christmas tree that now adorns the front...

Governor’s Mansion transforming into Christmas wonderland

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Inside the Missouri Governor's Mansion, nestled in the spiral of the grand staircase, is a large tree so tall it reaches...