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Reminder: commercial property owners on their own for debris removal

Reminder: commercial property owners on their own for debris removal
Joplin city officials want to remind commercial property owners that they are on their own when it comes to debris removal and to not push debris to the curbside and other public rights-of-way. The curbside removal program is only for debris from public property and private, residential property in the expedited debris removal area. Officials say this is because commercial debris is generally not... 
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Alum donates $100,000 for Pittsburg High graduates

Alum donates $100,000 for Pittsburg High graduates
Pittsburg High School alum Roy Davis has made a $100,000 donation to the USD 250 Foundation, an organization that provides scholarships to graduating PHS seniors. Davis also bestowed his house and other personal property to the Foundation, saying he hoped to leave a legacy even after he’s gone. “I’ve gotten a lot out of life and I think you ought to try and put something back... 
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Investigation into infant’s death continues

Investigation into infant's death continues
Reported July 7, 2011 at 3:45 PM CST:  An infant has died in Parsons, Kansas – an autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of the death.  Authorities are currently investigating but they say everything they are doing is routine. “Any time a child dies we investigate all the circumstances surrounding the death,” says Parsons Police Chief John Keele.  “That doesn’t... 
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Phone lines down after lightning strikes Barton County Sheriff’s office

Phone lines down after lightning strikes Barton County Sheriff's office
Authorities say residents in Barton County, Missouri who call 911 will have their calls redirected to another agency, who will then notify Barton County officials. The phone lines for the Barton County sheriff’s office in Lamar are out after the office was struck by lightning this morning. If you need to contact the Barton County Sheriff’s office directly please call: 417-682-5697 417-682-3177 417-682-3546  Read More →
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Officers investigating shooting north of Mulberry

Officers investigating shooting north of Mulberry
News release issued by Crawford County Sheriff’s Office On July 5, 2011 at approximately 11:20 p.m., Crawford County Sheriff’s Office received a report from the Pittsburg Police Department of a shooting that may have occurred north of Mulberry, KS. Pittsburg Police had attempted to stop a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed through Pittsburg.  The driver of the vehicle, identified... 
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Pittsburg school board member named 1 of 15 Most Influential Women

Pittsburg school board member named 1 of 15 Most Influential Women
News release issued by USD 250 Pittsburg Community Schools A longtime USD 250 Board of Education member has been recognized for her service and devotion to education and the area business community. Dawn McNay, Via Christi Hospital’s administrative director of revenue cycle and a USD 250 BOE member since 1998, was recently named one of the 15 Most Influential Women of 2011 by the Joplin Tri-State... 
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