OK Man Granted New Trial Based On Technicality
An Oklahoma man's conviction was recently overturned in Missouri due to a technicality.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
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.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
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.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
The Joplin Independent
Blood donors are needed
Donations through the Red Cross are down approximately eight percent over the last 11 weeks, resulting in about 80,000 fewer donations than expected nationwide.
Wrecks injure two on area roadways
JOPLIN, Mo. -- A Carthage man suffered serious injuries in a motorcycle accident at 3:35 p.m. Tuesday on East 50th Street, a half-mile east of Joplin in Newton County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Project Homeless Connect
The Homeless Coalition sponsors Project Homeless Connect event in Joplin and plans to conduct a Point In Time count in Jasper and Newton counties.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Five people injured in area accidents
JOPLIN, Mo. -- A Neosho woman was injured in a two-vehicle accident at 11:39 a.m. Saturday on Goldfinch Road, two miles south of Joplin in Newton County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Measles Vaccines Available
The City of Joplin and Newton County Health Departments are offering the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine to residents.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Neosho man hurt in traffic accident east of Granby
A Neosho man was injured in a single-vehicle accident at 11:45 p.m. Wednesday on U.S. Highway 60, a mile east of Granby in Newton County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.