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Neosho School District's APR score increases from last year

A Southwest Missouri school district is hoping to capitalize on improvements in this year's scorecard from the state. The Neosho Wildcats got an 88.9 this year, a one percent increase from last year. School leaders say attendance saw an improvement, with the district getting all the points possible


Maxon's Diamond Merchants to move out of Brentwood Shopping Center

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Maxon's Diamond Merchants will relocate to a new store in January, according to co-owner Jane McElvaine. The new 3,900-square-foot store is being built at 2850 E. Battlefield Road, she said. It's an upgrade from Maxon's Diamond Merchants' current 2,350-square-foot

NEWS-LEADER.COM - 2017-11-24 20:13:51

Anderson is still accepting entries for the parade tomorrow

A small Southwest Missouri town is still accepting entries for a parade to kick off the holiday season. Though the parade is tomorrow, Anderson Betterment Organization is still taking entries for its Winter Fest parade. Participants from any organization, business, church group, sports team or anyt

FOURSTATESHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-11-25 02:22:13

Families carry on Thanksgiving traditions

Freeman Health System's Lori Thompson makes her way to the finish line of the Joplin Turkey Trot on Thursday. Thompson pledged to dress in full turkey attire if 20 of her coworkers joined her in the annual race. Globe | Laurie Sisk Evan Belk stirs stuffing in preparation for the annual Thanksgiving

JOPLIN GLOBE - 2017-11-24 02:30:00

Three injured in traffic accidents on area roads

A Neosho woman suffered moderate injuries in a two-vehicle collision at 7:55 a.m. Wednesday on Missouri Highway 86, about 4 miles west of Neosho in Newton County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Martha L. Wilkins, 72, was taken by ambulance to Freeman Hospital West in Joplin. She was


Black Friday: deals and tips to keep from overspending

The holiday season is here, and experts have tips on how to prevent overspending during the holidays. The black friday rush is almost here and Northpark Mall General Manager, Joan Ghani has advice for those rushing out for the deals. Joan Ghani, Northpark Mall General Manager, "I think one of the b

FOURSTATESHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-11-24 01:33:52

UPDATE: Suspects Identified in Stolen Property Case

NEWTON CO. - The Newton County Sheriff's office has now identified the two suspects as 35-year-old Cody Hirdler and 38-year-old Brandy Bates. ****ORIGINAL POST**** Newton County Sheriff's deputies find three stolen motorcycles as well as a stolen car among a large amount of stolen property in Sen


Stolen vehicles recovered in Newton County

NEWTON COUNTY, Mo. - Deputies first recovered one of the motorcycle on Maple Drive near Seneca. That led officers to investigate a property on West Highway 86 in Seneca. At noon Tuesday, officers found three motorcycles and a trailer stolen from Newton County, a Dodge Charger stolen from Carthage, a


This is N.J.'s deadliest road for pedestrians -- and the people trying to make it safer

A 17-year-old high school student. A 37-year-old man with disabilities. A father of two. A mother of three. All are among two dozen killed while crossing or walking along Route 130 in the past five years. The highway runs from Pennsville Township in Salem County all the way to North Brunswick Townsh

NJ.COM - 2017-11-24 12:00:48

LOOSE ENDS - The story behind 'Nutcracker'

Fifty-two years ago, a few Douglass College sophomores living in the Russian House (for Russian majors) took a bus from Rutgers in New Brunswick to Princeton for a Russian cultural experience - to see Princeton Ballet's "Nutcracker," featuring the music of Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.

PACKET ONLINE - 2017-11-24 13:00:00

Somerset County 4-H Association holds Festival of Trees on Dec. 9-10

The Somerset County 4-H Association will be holding its annual Festival of Trees on Dec. 9 from 10 to 4 and Dec. 10 from 10 to 3 at the Ted Blum 4-H Center of Somerset County on Milltown Road in Bridgewater. The free event will include the decorated trees, plus handmade ornaments for sale, local mu

NJ.COM - 2017-11-24 21:22:22

Thanksgiving Day hunt an area tradition

Thanksgiving morning is filled with family traditions. One of which has become the annual Essex Fox Hounds hunt held at the Ellistan Estate in Peapack-Gladstone courtesy of Hank and Sarah Slack on Thursday, Nov. 23. "This has become a real tradition," estate manager Michael Webb, said while handing

NEWJERSEYHILLS.COM - 2017-11-24 20:29:00

Zastko Realtors donates Thanksgiving dinners to those in need

NORTH BRUNSWICK - In its ongoing efforts to support the communities it serves and in the spirit of the Thanksgiving season, Gloria Zastko, Realtors, led by Maria Reynolds, broker-associate, along with its sales agents and staff, collected, packed and delivered more than two dozen Gloria Zastko, Real

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-25 05:30:00

Davis Realtors expands its toy drive to two counties

EAST BRUNSWICK -- Stuart Davis, broker of record, announced that Davis Realtors will be supporting the nearly 40,000 Marines, Marine Corps League members, veteran Marines and volunteers involved in the 2017 Toys for Tots campaign with drop off points in East Brunswick and Ocean Township this year.

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-25 05:30:00

Warren County authorities seek Ricardo Gomez - fugitive of the week

Ricardo L. Gomez, also known as Anthony M. Russo, 39, is wanted on a charge of theft by deception, under a warrant dated Nov. 17, 2017, according to the Warren County Prosecutor's Office. Gomez, whose last known address was in the first block of Louise Drive in Milltown, New Jersey, is described as

NJ.COM - 2017-11-24 20:59:19

Somerset Ancient Order Of Hibernians Donate Thanksgiving Dinners

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset Ancient Order of Hibernians, with the support of the Somerville Knights of Columbus, distributed 83 Thanksgiving dinners to organizations and families in need in the Somerset County area on Nov. 20. The dinners included a turkey, potatoes, gravy, cranberry sauce, canned

PATCH - 2017-11-24 15:00:00

Portland to consider temporary pause of demolitions on Munjoy Hill

PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- City officials in Maine's largest city will soon consider temporarily banning the demolition of some buildings on Munjoy Hill. The temporary ban comes after residents raised concerns about how the rapid pace of development is changing the character of the East End n

WCSH - 2017-11-24 23:38:32

Portland school officials craft transgender policy

The Portland school board is poised to adopt one of the state's most comprehensive transgender student policies, one that goes beyond the "bathroom issue" by requiring staff training, using a student's preferred name and personal pronoun, and taking the student's side at school if there is disagreem

PRESSHERALD.COM - 2017-11-24 09:00:00

Portland-based real estate agency acquires Yarmouth competitor

Portland-based Portside Real Estate Group, one of Maine's largest residential real estate firms, has acquired competitor RE/MAX Heritage of Yarmouth for an undisclosed sum as part of an ongoing expansion effort in southern Maine. RE/MAX Heritage has been in business for 17 years, according to a Port

PRESSHERALD.COM - 2017-11-24 06:00:00

Football: Portland High player thankful for new home, new sport

Nate Kapongo represents the changing face of football at Portland's public high schools. Kapongo, 17, a junior at Portland High and a native of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, had only watched the game on television before coming to America a few years ago. While many immigrant students at Por