COLUMBIA - Last night's Boone County candidates forum closed with an easy "softball" question from an audience member: If elected, would candidate Barbara Bishop be Boone County's first female assessor? Bishop responded first: "I would love to set history. I'm probably the first female candidate. So we're probably making history here tonight."
Boone County candidates answer questions at League of Women Voters forum
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