CHARITON COUNTY, Mo. – Chariton County will have a new prosecuting attorney before this weekend.

Cliff Thornburg will be sworn into office Friday, May 18th at 10:00 am as the Prosecutor for Chariton County. Cliff replaces the honorable Robert W. Wheeler, who suddenly and unexpectedly passed away on April 10, 2018.

Thornburg has practiced law since 2012 at his law office in Salisbury.