The gates to a popular swimming hole in Christian County reopened to the public. It comes after a court battle in which a judge ruled the road along the Finely River access known as Lindenlure is public.
The stakes are high for Schmitt, who faces a slew of other Republican Senate candidates, including former Gov. Eric Greitens, who resigned amid scandal in 2018, and Mark McCloskey, who was recently pardoned along with his wife for waving guns at social justice demonstrators last year. U.S. Reps. Vicky Hartzler and Billy Long also are running.