A look at how the legal process may play out in the case against Ahmed Abu Khattala. The Libyan militant faces criminal charges connected to the deaths of the U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other Americans from the attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, on Sept. 11, 2012. An initial court appearance at the federal courthouse in the nation’s capital was scheduled for Saturday afternoon.
The Kansas Lottery will begin receiving applications next month for a fourth state-owned casino that would be established in Cherokee or Crawford county.
An employment recruiter is still working on preparations to seek applicants for the top spot in Joplin’s city administration. The Mercer Group is compiling a brochure it will send out to solicit candidates for the post of Joplin city manager, said Mayor Mike Seibert.
Two taxing districts in Neosho have joined together to announce a partnership to improve roads around U.S. Highway 60. The Neosho Special Road District and the Neosho Transportation Development District this week announced two projects they plan to tackle jointly, as the TDD plans to begin construction early next spring.
The Seneca School Board met behind closed doors Friday to interview candidates for school superintendent. The meeting follows the June 5 resignation of embattled Superintendent Steve Wilmoth.
On Monday, June 30th, Joplin Street will be closed a half-mile north of Fir Road in Carl Junction, Missouri, for six weeks, depending on weather (location map below). Location of the road cut is between Garland Lane and Green Acres Lane.
The City of Neosho kicks off the area’s Independence Day festivities on Saturday with its Celebrate Neosho event.On Friday we got a preview of what’s to come.
Joplin is reaching out to the northeast Nebraska town of Pilger, which was torn apart by a tornado last week. Joplin residents announced a “Joplin Loves Pilger” campaign to help victims of the June 16 tornado in Pilger.
Covenant Harvest Church King’s Automotive will give around 100 free oil change services to single mothers and widows on July 26th.
San Francisco’s iconic Golden Gate Bridge moved a big step closer to getting an oft-debated suicide barrier after bridge officials on Friday approved a $76 million funding package for a net system that would prevent people from jumping to their deaths.