Two people were injured in a motorcycle accident at 8:45 a.m. Tuesday on Kings Road, six miles south Rocky Comfort in McDonald County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
The driver of the motorcycle, Arthur D. Faulkenbury, 63, and his passenger, Eva M. Faulkenbury, 67, both of Bentonville, Ark., were flown by medical helicopter to Northwest Arkansas Regional Medical Center in Bentonville, the state patrol said.
The southbound motorcycle ran off the road and overturned, the patrol said.
• An 18-year-old woman was injured in a two-vehicle accident at 7:40 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Range Line and Newman roads, according to a Joplin Police Department report.
Tristan N. Mersman, of Joplin, was taken to an unspecified hospital in Joplin, the report said.
Mersman was a passenger in an eastbound pickup truck driven by Shane A. Purdham, 21, of Joplin, that was struck in the rear by an eastbound car driven by Elsie L. Crumb, 59, of Joplin, as Purdham was stopped and waiting to turn south onto Range Line Road, the report said.
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Former Eagle Rock postmaster sent to prison
A federal judge today sentenced a former postmaster at Eagle Rock to three years and eight months in prison without parole for conspiring to rob a convenience store.
Joplin Court Log
Joplin court log for July 31, 2014.
Firefighters douse blaze in garage; no injuries cited
The Joplin city fire marshal is investigating fire early Wednesday in the garage of a home in the 3300 block of South Delaware Avenue.
Drug charges filed in four arrests by Joplin police
The Jasper County prosecutor’s office has filed felony drug charges against four suspects arrested this week by Joplin police.
Rural Pittsburg man commits suicide after firing shots
GIRARD, Kan. — A 32-year-old man took his own life Tuesday night after barricading himself in an upstairs room of his home and firing several gunshots, authorities said.
No injuries reported in garage fire
The Joplin city fire marshal is investigating a fire that erupted early today in the garage of a home at 3316 S. Delaware Ave.
Barricaded man commits suicide
A 32-year-old man took his own life Tuesday night after barricading himself in an upstairs room of his home and firing several gunshots.
Monett residents hurt in accident in Barry County
Two residents of Monett were injured in a two-vehicle accident at 3:17 p.m. Tuesday on U.S. Highway 60, less than three miles west of Monett in Barry County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Fire extensively damages home; woman escapes
CARL JUNCTION, Mo. — The cause of a Tuesday morning fire that burned the roof of a home in Carl Junction remains undetermined.
Joplin couple indicted on child pornography charges
A federal grand jury today indicted a Joplin couple for alleged sexual exploitation of a second child in addition to a girl who was the subject of a previous indictment of the husband for producing and distributing child pornography.
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