FORSYTH, Mo. – After 11 years as Taney County Prosecuting Attorney, Jeff Merrell announces he is not seeking a fourth term.

In an online letter to the citizens of Taney County, Merrell shared his tenure as prosecutor would end on December 31st, 2018. In an interview with Hometown Daily News, Merrell also announced that he would be running for the position of Taney County 46th Judicial Circuit Judge in the upcoming election.

The Taney County 46th Judicial Circuit Judge seat is currently held by Judge Tony Williams. The Primary Election is August 7th, 2018 and the General Election will be held on November 6th, 2018

(Tim Church,