(Waynesville)–Waynesville was one of four communities visited Tuesday by Missouri Governor Mike Parson and First Lady Teresa Parson. The governor’s route took him from Springfield in the morning and along Old Highway 66 to Lebanon, Downtown Waynesville, and Cuba before returning to Jefferson City. In Waynesville, the governor spoke before county and city officials and members of the community in front of the old 1903 courthouse.
Former State Representative Jim Mitchell of Richland set the stage for the governor’s comments about “the mother road.”
While here, the governor and the first lady toured the Old Courthouse, which is now the Pulaski County Historical Society Museum.