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11 hrs ago | KIXQ-FM Joplin

Woman Arrested; Posted Pictures Posed With Dead Body

Police are still searching for a man wanted in connection to the disposal of a body found in a driveway in southwest Joplin Friday.

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11 hrs ago | KRCG-TV Jefferson City

Woman poses with corpse; gets arrested

A 24-year-old southwest Missouri woman has been arrested on an accusation that she posed with the body of a dead man and posted them on her Facebook page.

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Related Topix: Carl Junction, MO, Joplin, MO

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Joplin

Arvest launches annual 1 Million Meals campaign

Arvest Bank in Southwest Missouri will be partnering with Ozarks Food Harvest, Monett Community Kitchen, the Newton County Food Basket Brigade, Carthage Bright Futures and Lockwood Ministerial Alliance Food Pantry on the 1 Million Meals initiative, ...

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Related Topix: Monett, MO

KIXQ-FM Joplin

Resurfacing Work Begins on I-44 near Joplin Tonight

Drivers in the Newton County portion of Joplin can expect some nighttime lane closures and traffic delays on I-44 starting tonight.

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Related Topix: Joplin, MO

Sun Aug 24, 2014

KIXQ-FM Joplin

Name of Body Found in Newton County Driveway Released

Here's an update to a story News Talk KZRG has been following for you: the Newton County Sheriff's Office has identified the man whose body was found in a Newton County driveway Friday morning as 30-year-old Dennis Myer of Joplin.

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Related Topix: Joplin, MO

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Joplin

Authorities release name, continue investigation into Newton County death

Authorities on Saturday released the name of the man whose body was discovered Friday morning in the driveway of a northern Newton County home.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Joplin Independent

Nightly delays expected on I-44 in Newton County

Drivers can expect nighttime lane closures and some traffic delays on I-44 in Newton County for a resurfacing project beginning the week of August 25, 2014, the Missouri Department of Transportation said.

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Related Topix: Joplin, MO

KIXQ-FM Joplin

Dead Man Dumped In Newton County Driveway

A family in rural Newton County found a dead body in their driveway this morning.

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Related Topix: Joplin, MO

Wed Aug 20, 2014

KIXQ-FM Joplin

Newton County Shooting Update

Here's an update to a story News Talk KZRG has been following. Newton County Sheriff Ken Copeland tells News Talk KZRG they've searched a home southwest of Joplin in connection to a shooting early Monday.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Joplin, MO

Mon Aug 18, 2014

KIXQ-FM Joplin

Man Found Shot Twice Doesn't Know How It Happened

A 44-year-old man is in recovery after suffering two gunshot wounds early this morning.

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Related Topix: Joplin, MO

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Joplin

Three Joplin residents injured in accident south of city

Three Joplin residents were injured in a single-car accident at 3:30 p.m. Saturday on McClelland Boulevard, a quarter-mile south of Joplin in Newton County, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported.

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Related Topix: Joplin, MO

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Libraries feeling pinch of state budget fight

Citing potential revenue loss from the sales tax cuts, Nixon vetoed or withheld more than $1 billion of the Legislature's $27 billion budget, including more than $6.6 million budgeted for the state's public libraries, The Joplin Globe reported .

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Related Topix: Libraries, Jay Nixon, US Governors

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Residents commemorate 1914 fatal crash

A group of southwest Missouri residents has dedicated a stone marker commemorating the spot where a 1914 train crash killed 43 people.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Tipton Ford, MO, Explosion

Wed Aug 06, 2014

KIXQ-FM Joplin

Joplin Voters Renew Capital Improvement Sales Tax

The Capital Improvement Sales Tax for the City of Joplin will continue for another ten years.

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Related Topix: Joplin, MO, Jasper County, MO

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Joplin

Sheriff: Woman flees man's drunken rampage

NEOSHO, Mo. -- A Newton County man is accused of beating, sexually abusing and threatening to kill a woman Monday night during a drunken domestic rampage.

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Related Topix: Neosho, MO

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Joplin

Prison term meted out in carjacking case

NEOSHO, Mo. -- A Newton County judge assessed a defendant in a Joplin carjacking case seven years in prison Friday on a conviction on a charge of tampering with a motor vehicle.

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Related Topix: Neosho, MO, Joplin, MO, McDonald County, MO

Thu Jul 31, 2014

KIXQ-FM Joplin

OK Man Granted New Trial Based On Technicality

An Oklahoma man's conviction was recently overturned in Missouri due to a technicality.

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Related Topix: Joplin, MO, McDonald County, MO

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Joplin

Conviction overturned in Newton County abduction case

JOPLIN, Mo. -- A state appeals court has overturned the conviction of an Oklahoma man in the 2011 kidnapping and assault of two women south of Joplin because the trial judge did not allow the defendant's family in the courtroom during jury selection.

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Related Topix: Joplin, MO

Tue Jul 29, 2014

KIXQ-FM Joplin

Newton County Voter Turnout Predictions

On the ballot in Newton County this August is the renewal of a 3/8 cent capital improvement sales tax in Joplin, as well as a school bond issue in Neosho, and the formation of a fire district.

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Related Topix: Joplin, MO, Neosho, MO

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