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Baxter Springs PD needs help locating a vehicle
If you see the vehicle in your area, you're being asked to contact the Baxter Springs Police Department. They're also asking you provide as much information as possible, like tag number and direction of travel. It's believed that at least one of the suspects is involved in other thefts in the area.
New diner opens on Route 66 in Galena
GALENA, Kan. — The owners of the former restaurant Angels on the Route in Baxter Springs have now opened another new business along the Mother Road, but this time in Galena.
Mother reluctantly testifies how son beat her with bat
"He didn't know who I was, and I didn't know who he was because he sure wasn't my son," Cathy Jenkins testified Thursday at the preliminary hearing of her 37-year-old son, William Jenkins, in Jasper County Circuit Court. William Jenkins is facing a charge of second-degree domestic assault.
Boyfriend pleads guilty to domestic assault charge
Glenn D. Briggs III, 24, pleaded guilty in Jasper County Circuit Court to second-degree domestic assault in a plea agreement capping the sentence he might receive at no more than three years and dismissing a separate felony count of resisting arrest the he picked up last month.
Man accused of arson waives hearing
Brian W. Barksdale, 41, waived the hearing in Jasper County Circuit Court on a charge of first-degree arson. Associate Judge Joe Hensley set the defendant's initial appearance in a trial division for Sept. 10.
Police arrest four after pursuit of stolen vehicle
Cpl. Paul Rowe, with the Joplin Police Department, said an officer tried to stop a sport utility vehicle about 7 p.m. near Seventh and Main streets when the officer realized that the vehicle had been reported stolen in Bentonville, Arkansas. The ensuing pursuit ended at the intersection of Oliver Av
Webb City man to stand trial in assault of Carthage police
Winston E. Newcomer, 27, waived the hearing in Jasper County Circuit Court on special-victim counts of first-degree assault and third-degree assault. Associate Court Judge Joe Hensley set Sept. 10 for Newcomer's initial appearance in a trial division of the court.
Neosho literacy training program shows improvement for classrooms
"It builds their vocabulary, their background knowledge, their academic language, their book language, which transfers over to science and social studies. When they're writing it's more developed,” says BJ Baum, Neosho District Literacy Coach.
Goodman man gets probation in whipping of two children
Carl E. Hatton Jr., 39, pleaded guilty in McDonald County Circuit Court to a single count of first-degree child endangerment in a plea deal calling for a suspended sentence. He had been facing two felony counts of child abuse for allegedly whipping the buttocks of two children with a piece of wood t
Neosho city leaders tighten budget for this year
The budget will be a little tighter this year. With some extra costs for the city, lower priority expenditures, like parking lot repaving, will be on hold until later. But this will make room for, what city leaders are calling, some necessary spending in some major departments.
Jury Trial Scheduled for Road Rage Incident - NewsTalk KZRG
The victim in Saturday afternoon’s Route 249 shooting has been identified as 27-year-old David Reynolds of Carthage. Police are now confirming that he passed away from his injuries. Police also state that the incident appears to be related to road rage and that neither driver knew each other before
Discounted pet adoptions available at Neosho animal shelter
NEOSHO, Mo. — A local no-kill animal shelter, Faithful Friends Animal Advocates, will conduct its annual Clear the Shelters event, sponsored by Hill’s Pet Nutrition and NBC.
Liberty Utilities-Empire District announces rate reduction
For a residential customer using 1,000 kWh (kilowatt-hours) of electricity a month, rates will decrease by approximately $5.16 a month. That decline is effective August 30.
Joplin Man Dies of Injuries Sustained in Crash - NewsTalk KZRG
The accident happened at 34th and South Main Street around 2:40 p.m., where 72-year-old David Marbough of Joplin was traveling east on 34th when he failed to stop for a stop sign and was hit by an SUV driven by 60-year-old Deborah Fort of Neosho, who was traveling north on Main. Marbough’s car then
Neosho special ed teachers attend behavior workshop for training
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Joplin Woman Sentenced for Shipping Meth via UPS
On May 6, 2017, law enforcement officers tracked the suspicious package from its origin in Arizona and upon its arrival at the Joplin UPS conducted a search to confirm the package contained methamphetamine.
Judge sentences Joplin man to 15 years for sexual abuse of girl
Harris had sexual contact with the girl on multiple occasions between Jan. 1, 2016, and Jan. 1, 2017, according to a probable-cause affidavit.
Joplin library temporarily closes 20th Street access
The 20th Street entrance to the Joplin Public Library is temporarily closed because of street construction.Residents can access the library from Connecticut Avenue.Intersection work is being done there to install colorized and stamped concrete pedestrian crossings, which is expected to take until ea
Missouri medical marijuana organizer sues 2 initiatives
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) – A Missouri organizer for a medical marijuana initiative is suing to remove two other related initiatives from the November ballot.The Joplin Globereports that Springfield doctor and attorney Brad Bradshaw filed two lawsuits Friday seeking to invalidate the medical marijuana initia