New law makes marriage easier

Friday, August 24, 2007 | 6:46 p.m. CDT; updated 3:01 p.m. CDT, Monday, July 21, 2008

COLUMBIA — As of Tuesday, couples getting married in Missouri will no longer need to make two trips to Boone County to obtain a marriage license, said Bettie Johnson, Boone County’s recorder of deeds.