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Former Jasper High School Employee Charged With Child Sex Crimes
By Priscilla Mace
JASPER, MO.--- A former Jasper High School employee is charged with child sex crimes. Janice Lorene Rusk, 42, of Jasper is charged with one count of statutory rape and one count of statutory sodomy. The Jasper County Sheriff's Office began investigating her last month after reports she had sexual contact with several students. A representative with the school district says Rusk was a teacher's aide with special education students at the high school. She is no longer employed with the school district.