Newly elected eastern commissioner Brent Hampy, right, and western
commissioner Jim Marcum, left, were joined by incumbent presiding
commissioner John Meehan after the ceremony. The new commission will get to work on Wednesday as the county moves towards finalizing the 2013 budget.
Pettis County Clerk Nick La Strada left, administers the oath of office to Pettis County Sheriff Kevin Bond on Monday at the courthouse. Bond, who begins his third term, was one of eight officials sworn in on Monday following their election or re-election in November.