RAY COUNTY, Mo.— A peremptory docket hearing, rescheduled and continued several times, takes place Tuesday in Ray County Court.

Previously, the availability of the prosecuting attorney and routine continuations delayed the felony case against Russell Chittim, of Kansas City. Chittim faces felony charges of forgery and possession of a controlled substance other than marijuana. The state filed the charges following the defendant’s arrest by Lawson Police Department in June 2019. Court strikes up at 9:30 a.m.