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Body Found in Nevada, MO Motel Room

The Nevada Police Department received a call on August 15th, 2018 about a deceased woman in a motel room. According to Lt. Steve Basto, it appeared she had been dead for some time, however, authorities are waiting on autopsy results to determine how long. Lt. Basto says they do not suspect foul play


Pappy’s holds ‘soft’ opening – El Dorado Springs Sun

The only thing “soft” about the opening and ribbon cutting at Pappy’s new restaurant Tuesday evening was the name, officially billed the Chamber of Commerce exclusive dedication dinner and ribbon cutting celebration but called a “soft” opening. It was hard to find a parking place and a vacant chair


Severe weather possible in area Sunday evening

Several counties in southwest and south-central Missouri were included in a tornado watch that runs until 9 p.m. Missouri counties in the area of the watch include Jasper, Newton, McDonald, Barry, Dade, Barton and Lawrence. The watch also included Cherokee County in Southeast Kansas.

JOPLIN GLOBE - 2018-08-19 22:05:00

Joplin's Turnout for Clear The Shelters

As of about noon Saturday, more than 50 animals had gone to a new home, with dozens more expected to be adopted.

FOURSTATESHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-08-18 23:22:09

Craft show comes to Stockton

A craft and vendor show will be held, at Stockton city park, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, in addition to the annual Stockton Chamber of Commerce car show and burnout and the Korth Center chili cook-off.


Vernon County, Mo. deputies locate suspect while driving stolen lawnmower

Deputies arrested the two suspects at a home off Militia Road, north of Nevada, Mo. Investigators say they followed up on a lead of a stolen lawnmower one of the suspects was driving.


Prosecutor dismisses assault case after no contact with alleged victim

Alexander Shivar, 27, was scheduled for a preliminary hearing in Jasper County Circuit Court in Joplin on a charge of second-degree domestic assault. Instead, the charge was dismissed because of a loss of contact with the victim by the prosecutor’s office.

JOPLIN GLOBE - 2018-08-18 12:00:00

Bulldogs regroup after allowing early TD in jamboree

The Bulldogs’ defense allowed a touchdown and the offense scored twice against Monett. A jamboree win, if there’s even such a thing, right?


First phase of Block22 in Pittsburg complete

PITTSBURG, Kan. — When Root Coffeehouse opened at 802 N. Broadway nearly three years ago, co-owner Lindsey Kling never dreamed of having to expand.

JOPLIN GLOBE - 2018-08-19 03:30:00

Fort Scott City Commission Agenda August 21

Personnel matters of non-elected personnelConsultation with an attorney for the body or agency which would be deemed privileged in the attorney-client relationshipMatters relating to employer-employee negotiations whether or not in consultation with the representative or representatives of the body


Our view: She earned our 'Respect'

Raised in the segregation era and coming into her own during the civil-rights struggle, she called on us to “Think,” and told us “A Change Is Gonna Come.”

JOPLIN GLOBE - 2018-08-19 19:00:16

Operation Pigskin #6 - Pittsburg Purple Dragons

On one hand, the Purple Dragons were losing 20 seniors from an 8-3 team that reached the Kansas 5A State Quarterfinals, Pittsburg’s third in the last four seasons. But on the other hand, the Purple Dragons knew they were returning 21 seniors, many of them with in-game experience, from last season. T

FOURSTATESHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-08-19 03:46:39

Carthage School District to add school resource officer this year

Tuesday night, the Carthage City Council unanimously approved a memorandum of understanding, which employs the officers with the city but gives the school district control over when and where they are stationed during the school year. The change is something that Police Chief Greg Dagnan and Superin

JOPLIN GLOBE - 2018-08-19 01:28:52

Pulling a rabbit out of a hat, and from under regulations

Marty Hahne of Ozark once was doing the most basic magic trick in the book, pulling a rabbit out of a hat, when he learned how much government regulation potentially can be involved into performing the illusion.


El Dorado school board discusses security officer

He asked the question, he said, because he also has to deal with the budget. Without an increase in enrollment, there will not be enough money to pay for a security officer and related expenses.


Southwest Missouri Mayor Says Company Expansion is Answered Prayer

LAMAR, Mo. - A seed coating factory is expected to be up and running the beginning of next year in the southwest Missouri community of Lamar. Mayor Kent Harris tells Missourinet he’s happy Smith Seed Services shares the same vision to bring more jobs to the community of 4,500 people.


Independence ends, El Dorado Springs joins new conference

The long stretch of independence, playing without a conference affiliation, ends this month with the start of the 2018-19 school year and the formation of the Ozark Mountain Conference.


Area accidents injure five people

Three people suffered moderate injuries in a two-vehicle collision at 1:30 p.m. Thursday on U.S. Business Highway 60, a half-mile east of Monett in Lawrence County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.


Delk nets 22.64 pounds, wins ABA bass tournament

American Bass Anglers Division 126 held its two-day championship on Stockton Lake Saturday-Sunday, Aug. 11-12. The weather cooperated, but the fish did not. Justin Delk brought in a five-fish limit both days, and won the tournament with a total weight of 22.64 pounds. Second place went to Jay Carter


Osceola gravestone damaged in historic cemetery

OSCEOLA, Mo.--Shock, sadness, angry and horrified are reactions people left on the City of Osceola's Facebook post sharing the damage uncovered in the Historic Osceola Cemetery.