Saturday, August 18, 2018

Lamar woman injured in crash on 160

A Lamar woman was injured in a two-vehicle collision 5:05 p.m. Friday on U. S. 160, just west of Lamar.

According to the Highway Patrol report, a 2007 Kia Sedona driven by Laurie C. Cobb, 58, Lamar, attempted a left turn and turned into the path of a 2004 Hyundai Santa Fe driven by Larry W. Hopgood, 45, Lamar.

Cobb was treated for moderate injuries at Cox Barton County Hospital.

Indiana man killed, Joplin man injured in three-vehicle accident on I-44

An Indiana man was killed and a Joplin man injured in a three-vehicle accident 12:10 p.m. Friday on I-44 at the 67.8 mile marker in Greene County.

According to the Highway Patrol report, an eastbound 2010 Ford F250 driven by Shemelis B. Gebrekidan, 55, Indianapolis, Indiana, and a 2018 Chevrolet Colorado driven by Brian T. Hughes, 52, Joplin, were eastbound when the Gebrekidan vehicle struck the Hughes vehicle and caused it to overturn.

The Gebrekidan vehicle then went into the median, through the median cable barrier and into the westbound lane and struck a 2012 Dodge Ram driven by Eric B. Ruston, 42, Inola, Oklahoma, and its towed unit.

Greene County Medical Examiner Tom Van De Berg pronounced Gebrekidan dead at the scene.

The fatality was the 14th for the month of August and the 80th for the year for Highway Patrol Troop D.

Friday, August 17, 2018

Agenda posted for Neosho City Council meeting

Notice is hereby given that the Neosho City Council will meet in regular session on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at 7 p.m., in the City Hall Council Chambers located at 203 E. Main St., Neosho, Missouri.

The agenda of this meeting includes:






1. July 17, 2018 – Open Session
2. July 27, 2018 – Special Open Session
3. August 14, 2018 – Special Open Session

1. Employer of the Month – MFA Agri Service
2. Dottie Milne


1. Bill 2018-888: Loan Agreement with Southwest Missouri Bank

1. Bid – Folder Inserting Machine
2. Bid – Electrical Services: City Facilities
3. Bid – Electrical Services: City Water Treatment & Wastewater Plant
4. Bid – Water Line Parts

1. Fire Department Thank You Letter
2. Police Department Thank You Letter
3. Public Works Thank You Letter

1. Bill 2018-889:Repeal Use Tax Ordinance 23-2018
2. Public Hearing to Consider Annexation of 1680 Ridgewood Road
3. Bill 2018-890: Annexation of 1680 Ridgewood Road
4. Public Hearing to Consider De-Annexation of 12333 Nettle Drive
5. Bill 2018-891: De-Annexation of 12333 Nettle Drive
6. Bill 2018-892: New Fence Code 405.225
7. Public Hearing to Consider Property Tax Rates
8. Bill No. 2018-894:Property Tax Rate…1st Reading
9. Bill No. 2018-894: Property Tax Rate…2nd and 3rd Reading Under Emergency Measure
10. Alliance Proposed Operating Budget August 21, 2018 City Council Meeting
11. Alliance – D&M
12. Aviation Project – Application for Fed/State Assistance
13. Aviation Project – Consultant Agreement
14. Aviation Project – Consultant Supplemental Agreement
15. MoDOT Proposal-Pedestrian Light
16. Amendment to Electric Services Agreement with Empire-Neosho Blvd & Hill St
17. Amendment to Electric Services Agreement with Empire-Cash & Daughtery
18. KPM Agreement – City Auditing Services
19. Pitney Bowes Agreement – Folder Inserting Machine
20. AT&T Tower Discussion


1. Financial Department –July Financials
 Cash Balances Summary July 2018
 Cash Balances Chart July 2018
 July 2018 Budget Status
 July 2018 Fund Balance
 July FY2018 Investment Account
 July FY2018 Master Account Bank Reconciliation
 Sales Tax Five Year Average August 2018
 Sales Tax Received August FY2018

1. Section 610.021(3) RSMo... Hiring, firing, disciplining or promoting an employee of a public governmental body.


Jasper County Marriage Licenses August 13-17

Marriage Licenses Issued in Jasper County beginning 08/13/2018 thru 08/17/2018
08/13/2018 EDWARDS, ADAM ANDREW, 38 JOPLIN, MO                                         TYNDALL, SUMMER MAI,40 JOPLIN, MO  
08/13/2018 GUSTAFSON, KYLE DOUGLAS, 32 WEBB CITY, MO                                      VAZQUEZ, AMELIA ADELE,27 WEBB CITY, MO
08/13/2018 ENGLAND, HAVEN MICHAEL, 37 WEBB CITY, MO                                      ALLEN, AMIE KAY, 38 WEBB CITY, MO  
08/13/2018 NALLY, KEVIN RAY JR,27 JOPLIN, MO                                         MARTIN, HANNAH CLARISSA,23 JOPLIN, MO   
08/14/2018 LOWMAN, CHRISTOPHER CHARLES,32 JOPLIN, MO                                         BRASHEAR, MICHELLE DEAN,28 JOPLIN, MO 
08/14/2018 MAYNARD, LEVI DAVID,28 WEBB CITY, MO                                      DANNER, HEATHER MARIE,26 CARTERVILLE, MO  
08/15/2018 OSBORNE, BILLY GENE,41 CARTHAGE, MO                                       COOK, MAKENZIE LEIGH,29 CARTHAGE, MO 
08/16/2018 LONG, STEVEN EARL,48 SARCOXIE, MO                                       MORSE, MICHELLE RENE,39 SARCOXIE, MO     
08/16/2018 MARTIN, STEPHANIE MARIE,36 JOPLIN, MO                                         RODRIGUEZ, KATHERINE JANE, 29 JOPLIN, MO  
08/16/2018 WESTON, DARYL BLAINE, 36 CARTHAGE, MO                                       BICKETT, BRITTANY GENE,30 JOPLIN, MO  
08/17/2018 PECK, TAYLOR CLAYTON,40 JOPLIN, MO                                         DITTMER, HAILEY ELIZABETH,24 JOPLIN, MO  
08/17/2018 KNEHANS, NICHOLAS SCOTT,23 VILLA RIDGE, MO                                    BRACKER, SARAH QIUYAN,24 CARL JUNCTION, MO 
08/17/2018 SILL, TREVOR BRIAN,24 GREELEY, CO                                        CATRON, COURTNEY MALEA,23 CARTHAGE, MO      
08/17/2018 MYERS, ANTHONY TODD,30 WEBB CITY, MO                                      FERREIRA, OLIVIA MARIE HEATHER,27 WEBB CITY, MO  
08/17/2018 KANAS, DOMINIC MICHAEL, 39 CARTHAGE, MO                                       EDGAR, BETTY, 37 CARTHAGE, MO
08/17/2018 GREENWOOD, BRYCE NEIL,21 CARTHAGE, MO                                       DIETZ, KELSEY MARIE, 24 CARTHAGE, MO 
08/17/2018 HAYWORTH, ALBERT LESLIE JR,28 SAPULPA, OK                                        ROE, CHELSIE NICOLE,25 SAPULPA, OK                                        

U. S. Bankruptcy Court Petitions- Joplin

Barry County

Patsy Lee Borders

Jasper County

Beau Travis Hamlin
Brian Paul Chasten
John D. Knight and Myrna A. Knight

Newton County

Kimberly Ruede and Michael Ruede

Stone County

Karen Gail Brainen Kleinman
Jamin Harold Seabert and Kimberly Kae Seabert

Jasper County Dissolution of Marriage Petitions

The following petitions for dissolution of marriage were filed this week in Jasper County Circuit Court:

Antonio Moran vs. Juana D. Valencia
Heather L. Spurgeon vs. Eric L. Spurgeon
Logan A. Lewis vs. Katelyn A. Lewis
Tracy D. Dunker vs. Ronald A. Dunker
Kelsi D. Reed vs. Micah S. Reed
Jordana K. Johnson vs. Timothy R. Johnson
Karen J. Stout vs. Henry D. Stout
Kayla R. Davenport vs. Shawn K. Davenport
Clint A. Weber vs. Vernie E. Matte
Kari A. Whitney vs. Leslie A. Whitney
Megan M. Tatum vs. Christian J. Rodriguez
Devin T. Proctor vs. Maddison R. Gillen
Ashley A. Beck vs. Christopher M. Beck
Angela R. Iseli vs. Steven L. Iseli

Newton County Dissolution of Marriage Petitions

The following petitions for dissolution of marriage were filed this week in Newton County Circuit Court:

Derek Wayne Eden and Kathleen F. Eden
Ashton L. Nelson vs. Shane D. Nelson
David Swain vs. Andrea N. Swain
Charlene T. Ferguson vs. Darren L. Ferguson
Charles King vs. Koleasha King
Misty D. Ambrose vs. David L. Ambrose