The developer of 1717 Marketplace in Joplin has been indicted with more bankruptcy fraud charges, in addition to those leveled against him last year for a series of bank fraud and wire fraud schemes that totaled more than $3.3 million in losses.
A Webb City man pleaded guilty Friday to committing a burglary at Stone’s Corner Pharmacy a year ago and other charges, and was sentenced to eight years in prison.
The Joplin Board of Education is proceeding with the sale of $8 million in lease certificates of participation to fund construction projects at the district’s three major rebuild projects.
A special audit of the Cherokee County Treasurer’s Office for 2011 and 2012 shows more than $23,000 is missing from county bank accounts, Cherokee County Commissioner Richard Hilderbrand said Friday.
Each year families around the area struggle to provide the supplies their children need to be successful in school. Bright Futures Carl Junction, Carthage, East Newton, Neosho, and Seneca are teaming up to sponsor Stuff the Bus to help area families meet this need.
Having for months dismissed Western sanctions on Russia as toothless, business leaders here are now afraid that the downing of the Malaysian jetliner will bring about an international isolation that will cause serious and lasting economic damage.
The “disintegrated” wreckage of Air Algerie Flight 5017 was found in Mali, and French forces secured the site today, the French president said. The black box was found, and there were no survivors. There were 116 people on board when it took off Thursday for Algeria.
The Baxter Springs High School auditorium was filled with hundreds of Cherokee County residents Thursday night as Galena city officials answered questions and listened to comments regarding a proposed landfill at Riverton.
A maze of campaign yard signs lined the sidewalk at Big Spring Park, leading up to a line of local candidates for public office with rolled-up sleeves shaking hands with potential voters.
When Republican gubernatorial hopeful Catherine Hanaway walked into the banquet room at Granny Shaffer’s Restaurant this week, she was greeted by some of Joplin’s more prominent business leaders.