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  1. Auditor Galloway finds lax record-keeping, improper fees in Sparta...Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | Lee's Summit Tribune

    Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway has released an audit of the City of Sparta municipal court, located in Christian County in southwest Missouri. The audit found the court does not properly track its own actions and and does not meet legal requirements for monthly reports submitted to the City of Sparta.


  2. Arkansas Man Sentenced for Missouri Fraud SchemeRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2016 | Kansas City InfoZine

    ... for a loss of at least $159,842. Co-defendant James Erin Guerin, also known as "Shorty," 42, of Tulsa, OK formerly of Sparta, Mo., pleaded guilty to being an accessory after the fact to aggravated identity theft and awaits sentencing. Guerin was the ...


  3. Former Michigan State hockey coach Ron Mason dies at 76Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | KCTV5

    Mason, who led Michigan State to a national title in hockey and won 924 games, has died. He was 76. Sparta... .


  4. Edna M. HawkinsRead the original story

    Feb 22, 2016 | Douglas County Herald

    Edna M. Hawkins, age 102 years, 10 months, 24 days of Sparta, Mo., departed this life to be with Jesus early Saturday morning, Feb. 13, 2016. She was born March 20, 1913 at Ongo, Mo., the daughter of Elihu and Nellie Maggard.


  5. Team effort nets Spartans fifth at Odessa tourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2016 | Richmond Daily News

    Although they did not come away with any individual championships, the Richmond Spartans had a good weekend with a fifth-place showing at the Odessa Tournament. Two Spartans came away with third-place finishes as Richmond picked up 93 points for the event.


  6. Missouri Police Chief Shot Family's Puppy, Resigns after Animal Rights OutcryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | JD Journal

    ... in Missouri, they learned it was the man assigned to protect and serve their town. In November, Elizabeth Womack of Sparta, MO lost her gray lab-pitbull mix, Chase, when he escaped from her yard. She searched all over for him, contacting a shelter ...


  7. Police chief resigns after fatally shooting dog to respond to a car accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 |

    The chief of police in Sparta, Missouri, has resigned after he fatally shot a dog in order to respond to a rollover car accident, reported Thursday's publication of St. Louis Today. On November 10, police chief Andrew Spencer shot the young pit bull mix named "Chase," who had been picked up after being found wandering in town.


  8. Area gridders earn All-State honorsRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2015 | Richmond Daily News

    Members of the Norborne/Hardin-Central Aggies and Richmond Spartans picked up post-season honors for their performances during the 2015 football campaign.


  9. Plant's fire dousedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | Webster County Citizen

    ... responding were personnel and trucks from fire departments in Ebeneezer, Mansfield, Marshfield, Ozark, Rogersville, Sparta and Strafford. Read the complete article ... online by subscribing to the e-Edition and have access whenever, wherever, you ...


  10. Missouri Business Owner Pleads Guilty, Customers' Info Stolen in Bank Fraud SchemeRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2015 | Kansas City InfoZine

    A former business owner in Sparta, MO, pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to his role in allowing his customers' information to be stolen and used to promote a bank fraud scheme that used stolen mail and fake identifications to cash nearly $160,000 in fraudulent checks in Webster County, MO, and elsewhere. Springfield, MO - infoZine - James Erin Guerin, also known as "Shorty," 41, of Tulsa, Okla., formerly of Sparta, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge David P. Rush to being an accessory after the fact to aggravated identity theft.


  11. More Read the original story

    Nov 5, 2015 | KTEN-TV Denison

    ... after the fact to aggravated identity theft. The scheme occurred while Guerin owned Rogersville Septic Services in Sparta, Missouri. Prosecutors say co-defendant Phillip Daren Shockey, of Crawford, Arkansas, created fictitious documents using bank ...


  12. Ava Bears Win Home Cross Country Meet; Set Two New Course RecordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | Douglas County Herald

    ... rival, Plato, to take first place by 14 points. The Bears scored 28 points; Plato had 42. Third place went to Sparta with 58 points. Salem had 81 for 4th and Dora had 115 for 5th place. There were 12 schools in attendance, with School of the Ozarks ...


  13. 10 Annual Sparta Persimmon DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2015 | KSGF-AM Springfield

    This free event that has been held over 20 years will be held again this year 2015 on Highway 14 on the main strip through the town of Sparta! The event will be 3 days: October 23th, 24th and 25th 8:00 AM until 7:00 p.m. More information to come on the following items: Live Music Kids Costume Parade Motors and Wheels Parade and Car Show Pet Parade Pumpkin Carving Contest Homemade Persimmon Food Item Contest Some of these items will be judged! If you have any questions about the event you can contact Melvin at 417-838-2232 or email [email protected]


  14. State appearance closes out career for 4 Lady SpartansRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2015 | Richmond Daily News

    It was a fun two days, but at the same time an emotional two days for the four Richmond Lady Spartan golfers and their coach Murray Dennis at the Class 1 state tournament in Joplin. The four Richmond seniors were making their final golf outing as Lady Spartans and turned in their best team total at state in three tries.


  15. TecumsehRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2015 | Douglas County Herald

    Roger Satterfield and Karen Livingston brought their parents to Lilly Ridge Church Sunday. Merle and Beulah now live near Sparta, so it was good to see them again.


  16. Southwest Missouri bicyclist killed in collision with carRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2015 | Joplin

    SPARTA, Mo. a A 36-year-old man has died after the bicycle he was riding was struck by a vehicle in southwest Missouri.


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