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A Jasper County judge went along with a victim's request for leniency in the sentencing of a Carl Junction man in a domestic assault case and granted the defendant probation but ordered that his underlying sentences run consecutively.

A Carterville man pleaded guilty Monday to an amended count of felony assault in a child abuse case and was sentenced to four years in prison with the term to run concurrently with sentences he recently received in a separate child endangerment case.

A Joplin woman pleaded not guilty Tuesday in Joplin Municipal Court to charges related to the alleged possession of a dangerous dog that authorities say attacked and injured a pony so severely it had to be euthanized.

COLUMBUS, Kan. — This week's farmers market will move to Discovery Park at the southeast corner of the Columbus square for a special event.

A new, three-week summer enrichment program is being offered in Joplin to help middle school students avoid the summer slide and return to their schools in the fall ready to learn.

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Approximately 40 middle school students got a crash course Monday in health care professions thanks to the regional MASH Camp, a two-day event sponsored by the Springfield-based Southwest Missouri Area Health Education Center.

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A law that extends the time for Joplin to create a museum and cultural arts district was signed into law Monday by Lt. Gov. Mike Kehoe.

As surging floodwaters receded, cities in Newton and McDonald counties continued Monday to take stock of damage left behind.

Jack Ballard pleaded guilty Monday to the beating of Michael Osborne with a baseball bat in a deal requiring Ballard to serve 120 days of shock time in prison in the Sept. 26 assault on the streets of Joplin.

FORT SCOTT, Kan. — Opening of a new four-lane section of U.S. 69 was celebrated Monday, leaving slightly more than 11 miles of construction to do in Bourbon County to extend the widened expressway from Pittsburg to Kansas City.

MIAMI, Okla. — Mark Rasor has been named the interim president of Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College by the Board of Regents for the Oklahoma Agricultural & Mechanical Colleges.


JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri judge on Monday ruled that the state's lone abortion clinic can continue performing abortions through Friday but kicked the clinic's lawsuit out of court.

NEVADA, Mo. — A production of “Seussical: The Musical” will be presented by a cast of local youths with Community Council on the Performing Arts at The Fox Playhouse, 110 S. Main St.

A Golden City resident was injured in a single-vehicle crash about 10:30 a.m. Saturday on U.S. Highway 160, about 4 miles north of Golden City in Barton County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

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For many, having enough feminine hygiene products each month is something taken for granted. But for women living in shelters or incarcerated in county jails, having enough supplies can be daunting.

To the community supporters of artCentral’s 19th artCamp, we send out an appreciative “thank you!” Their help makes possible the two weeks of summer magic beginning next month at artCentral. This year’s generous artCamp donors include the Helen S. Boylan Foundation, the Carthage Council on t…

CARTHAGE, Mo. — Over the past year, Stone’s Throw Dinner Theatre actors have performed an adult-oriented drama (“A Streetcar Named Desire”), a comedy (“The Savannah Sipping Society”) and an old-school whodunit (“The Game’s Afoot”), among others.

This Week's Circulars


CARTHAGE, MO - Samantha Lyn Harr, 34, passed away Thursday, June 20, 2019. Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at First Christian Church, Carthage. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at the church.

NEOSHO, MO - Max E. Chester, 86, a former Milnot Company employee, passed away Monday, June 24, 2019. Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, at Swars Prairie Baptist Church, Seneca, MO.

NEOSHO, MO - Lois Ann Schafer, 80 a clinical psychologist, passed away Sunday, June 23, 2019. Memorial visitation will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday at Medicalodges Neosho.