Three warrants executed to recover stolen property

On 4/29/15 Neosho County Sheriff’s Office Investigators executed three search warrants in an effort to recover stolen property from recent burglaries in Neosho County. Investigators along with Fredonia Police Dept. Executed a search warrant in Fredonia, KS. at residence of Daker Elsesser, 30 in an effort to recover some of the stolen property.A search warrant was also conducted at the home of Johnny, 51, and Susan Damron, 50, located in La Fountain, KS., several items stolen from Neosho Count…

Neal Simon: This is a test

April 2015. Years from now, it may be remembered as the month New York’s public education train finally went off the tracks for good.The month began with the state Legislature acquiescing to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s radical teacher reform proposals in exchange for the governor agreeing to drastically underfund New York’s public education system.The month is ending with hundreds of thousands of New York school children “opting out” of critical state assessments in math and English — a protest, […]

Public Open Houses to view plans for new Library held Wednesday, April 29

Citizens and interested stakeholders viewed the plans for the new Joplin Public Library as progress continues in the relocation and development of this facility to the northeast corner of 20th and Connecticut Streets. Two Open House meetings were held Wednesday, April 29 at the current Library location, 300 Main Street.Library Director Jacque Gage and others on the Library and City staff attended these meetings to talk with citizens and discuss the plans for this new facility. Representatives…