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Rare trout continue to thrive in Stone County creek for more than a century

A rare kind of fish found, only in a few streams, have made their home in a Stone County creek for more than a century. Crane Creek is one of few places in the nation where fishermen have a chance of hooking a McCloud Rainbow Trout. It's the kind of fishing that takes skill, concentration, and lots

KSPR.COM - 2018-03-19 00:31:00

The Southwest Missouri D.W.I. Taskforce Arrests 20

JOPLIN, MO. - The Southwest Missouri D.W.I. task force took 20 impaired drivers off the road this weekend. One of the arrests started with a short vehicle pursuit for about 10 blocks. The driver then decided to run on foot for a few blocks in the area of Michigan Street. Officers chased him down and

FOURSTATESHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-03-19 03:39:37

Joplin Police and SWMO DWI Task Force Remove Impaired Drivers - KOAM TV 7

Local law enforcers crack down on drunk drivers during the St. Patrick's day weekend. The Southwest Missouri DWI Task Force made good on its promise to arrest those drinking and driving this weekend. Joplin police posted photos on Facebook as they made traffic stops. Officials removed twenty impair

KOAMTV - 2018-03-19 05:35:00

Republic boy injured in ATV accident

A 12-year-old Republic boy was injured in a two-vehicle collision at 9:30 a.m. Sunday on Lawrence County Road 2020, about 10 miles south of Lockwood, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Julian Henderson was taken by ambulance to Cox South Hospital in Springfield with moderate injuries. T

JOPLIN GLOBE - 2018-03-18 22:43:45

Joplin Police Looking For Driver Of Hit and Run Saturday Night

It was a big weekend for the Joplin Police Department, with assistance of the Jasper County Sheriff's Department and Webb City Police Department forming a "wolf pack". 20 DWI arrests were made Friday and Saturday nights including one arrest in which a suspect fled from officers, and then jumped out

NEWSTALKKZRG.COM - 2018-03-19 06:18:54

Understanding Missouri's Permitless Carry

NEOSHO, MO - The School of Weapons Safety hosted a class on understanding Missouri's permitless carry law in the Neosho Municipal Auditorium today. Topics discussed were how carrying laws work in the state, where you can and can not go with your gun without a permit, and how to work with law enforc

FOURSTATESHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-03-19 05:02:47

Neosho Man Seriously Injured in Motorcycle Wreck

A Neosho man is recovering from injuries he sustained from a wreck involving his motorcycle late Friday night. The Missouri State Highway Patrol tells Newstalk KZRG that around 11:30 pm, 54-year-old William Hines was traveling north on Route O just two miles north of Stella when he went off the left


Monett man injured in wreck

A Monett man was injured on Friday in a wreck at 6 a.m. on Highway 97 in Pierce City. According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Billy Skaggs, 65, of Monett, was driving a 2005 GMC truck southbound when his vehicle exited the right edge of the roadway and struck a sign and fence. Skaggs su


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Cause of Carl Junction outbreak confirmed

Test results confirm the cause of the outbreak at Carl Junction schools last week. It was the norovirus which sickened more than 140 students in one school on a single day. That dropped the attendance rate at the K-1 building to 75 percent and prompted the school district to call off classes for two


Monett Middle School acts on perceived threats

In recent days, Monett Middle School has investigated a pair of perceived threats, neither of which resulted in any danger to students or staff, according to Principal Jay Apostle. Apostle said earlier this week, administration received information about a document concerning to them, and they went


About 100 Joplin High School students participate in walkout

Some carrying signs and most dressed in black, a group of Joplin High School students on Wednesday morning quietly made their way from their classes, through the halls and assembled near midfield on the school's practice football field, where they remained for 17 minutes, signifying the 17 people wh


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Lawrence County Cracking Down on Seat Belt Violations

MOUNT VERNON, Mo.--The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office is joining a statewide effort to crack down on youth seat belt violations. The enforcement campaign starts Thursday ahead of the busy Saint Patrick's Day weekend and lasts until the end of the month. According to a press release, only 70% of Mi


Joplin man's domestic assault case dismissed

The Jasper County prosecutor's office Thursday dismissed a felony domestic assault charge that a Joplin man was facing. Bucky E. Martin, 43, was scheduled to have a preliminary hearing in Jasper County Circuit Court on a charge of second-degree domestic assault. The charge was dismissed because of a


Sarcoxie gets new gymnasium flooring

A nearly 80 year old school gymnasium gets an upgrade on the hardwoods. It's a brand new playing surface for the old gym at Wildwood Elementary in Sarcoxie. Damage from water and termites meant the old floor, dating back to 1939, had to go. The upgrade will help not only with basketball, but physica


Joplin motel guest loses part of finger in fight

A 38-year-old man got a portion of a finger bitten off during a fight early Monday morning at a Joplin motel. Police Capt. Trevor Duncan said officers responded to a 4:10 a.m. report of a disturbance at a motel on West 30th Street, and found David W. Amerson, a guest of the motel, suffering from an


Joplin Child Found After Abduction Alert

A Joplin boy is safe after police issue an abduction alert. The incident happened this morning on South Wall Avenue. Joplin police say this is a complex case and more investigation is underway. But police say right now, the facts show this child was in the middle of a fight between adults. One neigh


Probation granted in Aurora vehicular assault case

MOUNT VERNON, Mo. - A judge granted a 19-year-old Verona man a suspended imposition of sentence when he pleaded guilty in Lawrence County Circuit Court to a reduced charge in a vehicular assault case. Circuit Judge Jack Goodman placed Michael A. Short on supervised probation for five years on a conv


Drug trafficking murder nets 50 years in prison for Mexican man

After pleading guilty in October to his role in a drug conspiracy that resulted in a Mexican national being murdered in April 2016 at a Seymour area residence, a Mexican man was handed down a 50-year prison sentence last week in federal court. At his hearing Thursday in Springfield, Yovanny Aroldo M