The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

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  • Crowder College preparing student housing complex

    Crowder College is continuing to make progress on new dorm housing as students prepare to move in next month. The college board in January authorized the purchase of the Roughrider Village Apartment complex adjacent to its main campus from a private owner.

    July 18, 2014

  • Exchange program being set up between MSSU, Ukraine university

    The most recent events in Ukraine apparently notwithstanding, it’s full steam ahead for a new exchange program between Missouri Southern State University and a university in Eastern Europe.

    July 18, 2014

  • Driver in DWI accident sentenced to treatment center

    A judge assessed a 28-year-old Joplin man five years in prison Friday on vehicular assault and drunken-driving convictions related to an injury accident, with court review of the case for possible placement on probation after 120 days in the state’s Institutional Treatment Center.

    July 18, 2014

  • Cherokee County attorney receives complaints against Galena council

    After receiving multiple complaints, Cherokee County Attorney Nathan Coleman said his office is investigating allegations that the city of Galena violated the Kansas Open Meetings Act while discussing plans for a proposed landfill in Riverton.

    July 18, 2014

  • 071814 FArm Show4_72.jpg Four State Farm Show under way for 40th time

    At ages 26 and 24, Yeong Il Noh and Kyung-tai Jung had never driven a riding lawn mower until Friday when they visited the Four State Farm Show. The two men are among 12 South Korean students who are participating in a monthlong internship program at Pittsburg State University, where they work with area businesses.

    July 18, 2014 2 Photos

  • Missouri attorney general takes action on home repair complaints

    A Seneca man’s business and a Georgia company are among 16 home repair or remodeling businesses against whom the Missouri attorney general has taken legal action, accusing them of defrauding customers.

    July 17, 2014

  • Carthage school building for early childhood programs on track

    Work is on schedule to complete a new building for early childhood education programs offered by the Carthage School District.

    July 17, 2014

  • Mike Pound: What if dogs were as smart as people

    I’m rethinking my relationship with our German shepherd Shilo. For one thing, I need to discover why it is that I’m the only one who spells Shilo’s name without the “h” on the end.

    July 17, 2014

  • Neosho mayor retains Webb City lawyer in lawsuit filed by councilman

    Neosho Mayor Richard Davidson has retained Webb City attorney John Dolence to defend him against allegations brought forward by Neosho City Councilman Steve Hart.

    July 17, 2014

  • Neosho lawmaker stands by ballot proposal on farming

    After backing out of a debate posed by the same group last week, state Rep. Bill Reiboldt appeared before a tough crowd Wednesday night at the Southwest Missouri Democrats’ meeting in support of his “right to farm” amendment that will be on the Aug. 5 ballot.

    July 16, 2014

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