Living in Fear Part I: Black eye for Greene County

Living in Fear Part II: Obstacles to leaving


Podcast: Behind the scenes of Living in Fear

Daily Citizen reporters Jackie Rehwald and Steve Pokin join Tom to discuss their investigation of domestic violence in Greene County. While abuse affects thousands of lives here every year, many people still don’t believe it’s widespread or much of an issue. LISTEN HERE.

Steve Pokin and Jackie Rehwald


Podcast: Helping women get back on their feet after domestic abuse

Christina Ford and In Our Town Host Tom Carlson discuss her experience with abuse and how her Rebound Foundation helps women get back on their feet. LISTEN HERE

Christina Ford

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previous daily citizen coverage on domestic abuse

Fewer spots will be permanent at Harmony House amid program revamp

Harmony House, Greene County’s only shelter for victims of domestic violence and their children, has been operating at reduced capacity the past two years to prevent the spread of COVID-19.  Despite having to turn more victims away, the staff at Harmony House discovered they are now able to increase and improve the quality of services…

Coming up in Living in Fear series

  • Part III: Systemic issues, to be published in early June, puts a focus on the criminal justice system and potential shortcomings.
  • Part IV: Searching for solutions, to be published in late June, taps local, regional and national experts in search of ways to improve the system and reduce domestic violence.

We welcome your feedback. You can contact Steve Pokin or Jackie Rehwald through information included with each story, or you can email Chief Executive Officer David Stoeffler at or phone 417-837-3664. Or consider writing a letter to the editor to share your views.