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Monday, March 03, 2008                                                                                       View Comments

Pastor Faces Statutory Sodomy Charges

A former church pastor is accused of having sex with two teenage boys. Joseph Edmund Conger was pastor at New Life Baptist Church in Cole Camp and at Faith Baptist Church in Climax Springs.

The 44-year-old faces five counts of statutory sodomy from incidents that allegedly happened in 2003.

Conger was a pastor in Cole camp for about two years and in Climax Springs for about six years.