Wednesday Governor Eric Greitens appointed Melinda Patton as Nodaway County Clerk. Patton replaces Karen Leader, who resigned abruptly in April. Patton’s previous public service work includes being the block operations director for Community Services, INC. The firm serves low income families & individuals in Nodaway, Atchison, Holt, Gentry & Worth counties. Lorraine O’Donnell had been serving the position on an interim basis.