Candidates for Joplin City Council seats answered questions at a televised forum Monday night on whether they support a downtown performing arts area, when they would choose to end the contract with the master development firm and whether they believe recent council turmoil is driving away potential developers.
Joplin attorney Dan Whitworth pleaded guilty Monday in federal court to the theft of more than $586,000 from clients. Whitworth, 58, waived his right to a grand jury and pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge David Rush in Springfield to a three-count complaint charging him with wire fraud, money laundering and false statements on tax returns.
There will be a special public meeting of the Joplin Area Transportation Study Organization (JATSO) Policy Board on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 1:30 P.M. at the Joplin City Hall Basement Conference Room, 602 South Main Street, Joplin, Missouri. Items that will be discussed include the review and prioritization of future transportation projects in the JATSO area.