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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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