Christian County Newswire

Christian County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Christian County, MO.

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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. Historic building burns down in HopkinsvilleRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2016 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... Street block in Oct. 25, 1882, according to Alissa Keller, director of the Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County. Aside from the old Christian County Courthouse, the Alhambra Theatre, the L & N Depot and the old post office building on ...


  3. 07.01- MissourPolitics36 mins agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | KSGF-AM Springfield

    Guest: Dr. John Lilly & Tom Martz- Locke & Smith Foundation What are their thoughts on on the constitutional carry bill? What is HB 1763? When will Christian County hold a debate for commissioner candidates?


  4. 2 charged with theft from small Missouri police departmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | The Hastings Tribune

    ... police station came when the building was not staffed because all the town's police officers had resigned. Christian County prosecutors on Wednesday charged Dylan McGinnis, of Sparta, and Rhyan Bower, of Springfield with first-degree burglary and ...


  5. Atop an Ozark mountain, Chateau Pensmore is a mansion built for millenniaRead the original story

    Dec 28, 2015 | The Island Packet

    ... withstand an earthquake, bomb blast and a direct hit from an F-5 tornado. Turrets reaching high from that Christian County mountaintop practically spit in the eye of a twister. On a recent visit, when any of the 20 or so workers approached with a ...


  6. Owner Alleges Defects; Wants 'Invincible' Missouri Home Torn DownRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Insurance Journal West

    ... is seeking $63 million from two companies that helped build the residence near Highlandville, which the Christian County assessor says is worth just under $6 million. Monarch Cement Co. of Humboldt, Kansas, and its Springfield subsidiary, City Wide ...


  7. Owner of Missouri home built to last wants it demolishedRead the original story

    May 14, 2016 | News Tribune

    ... is seeking $63 million from two companies that helped build the residence near Highlandville, which the Christian County assessor says is worth just under $6 million. Monarch Cement Co. of Humboldt, Kansas, and its Springfield subsidiary, City Wide ...


  8. Huge all-concrete Ozark mansion ruined by fraud, owner saysRead the original story

    May 12, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    ... 2009, Pensmore, one of the largest homes in America, caused a stir in the area near Highlandville, Mo., in Christian County. With turrets and 32-foot ceilings, it looked like a cross between a French chateau and university building. The house has ...


  9. Read stories including: George Zimmerman is selling his gun, and more.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | KSGF-AM Springfield

    ... firearm that lead to the death of Trayon Martin. Pensmore: The owner of the castle that is being built in Christian County is saying that the concrete used to build the Pensmore was not what he asked for and is asking the companies to tear the ...


  10. Lawmakers could add judge in Cole, 9 other Missouri circuitsRead the original story

    May 9, 2016 | News Tribune

    ... circuits. Lawmakers already have authorized creation of a 46th circuit by splitting Taney County from Christian County in the current 38th circuit. The weighted workload study analyzes each circuit's total number of civil and criminal cases, the ...


  11. WRVEC Line Crews Restore Power For Over 2,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 | KSGF-AM Springfield

    Officials with White River Valley Cooperative say the outages happened close to 4 a.m. around Indian Point and isolated parts of the Ozark area. Around 4 a.m. White River Valley Cooperative experienced service outages around Indian Point and isolated parts of the Ozark area, affecting members in both Stone and Christian counties.


  12. The Latest on storms: Weather Service confirms Tulsa tornadoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | Cybercast News Service

    A National Weather Service survey team has confirmed that a tornado touched down Tuesday in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where storms uprooted trees, snapped power poles and damaged roofs. The agency has not yet released the strength rating of the Tulsa tornado, which hit less than a mile from where Interstate 44 crosses the Arkansas River.


  13. The Latest on storms: 2 more tornadoes confirmed in OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | The Gazette

    Meteorologist Matthew Day said Wednesday that survey teams confirmed an EF1 tornado struck Tuesday night near Luther. The agency confirmed that a weaker tornado touched down in Mustang and caused damage consistent with that of an EF0 tornado, the lowest strength ranking.


  14. The Latest on storms: Tornado touches down in southwest IowaRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2016 | The Madison Press

    Kevin Skow, a National Weather Service meteorologist in Johnston, says it's unknown if the tornado near the city of Stanton caused any damage. The National Weather Service in Valley, Nebraska, has issued a tornado watch for southwest and south-central portions of Iowa until 9 p.m. Wednesday.


  15. Flood warnings issued in Missouri after stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | DigitalBURG

    Flood warnings are in effect Wednesday for several communities, largely in the western part of the state. Counties affected include Andrew, Buchanan, Clay, Clinton, DeKalb, Holt, Jackson and Platte counties.


  16. Evacuations in Mosby as Fishing River risesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2016 | KCTV5

    Emergency management is going door-to-door warning some people they may want to evacuate as water from recent heavy rains drains into the Fishing River. The Clay County Sheriff's Office says the river is already at flood stage.


  17. Prosecutor finds justification for shooting of bondswomanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | News Tribune

    A southwest Missouri prosecutor has ruled that an officer was justified in fatally shooting a bail bondwoman who fired at other bonding employees and police. The Springfield News-Leader reports that the Christian County prosecutor announced the ruling in a letter that provides more details about the killing of 37-year-old Somer Brook Speer of Ozark.


  18. Bull Mills outing combines nature with historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | The Joplin Independent

    Calling attention to a section of the trunk of a downed tree, retired Ferrell- Duncan gastroenterologist and dedicated Master Naturalist Dr. Bob Kipfer explained the process of determining the tree's age by counting the visible growth rings. This particular tree on his property in southern Christian County, he said, dates back to the Civil War.


  19. Missouri sheriff pulls plug on online meth-testing offerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | KCTV5

    A southwestern Missouri sheriff's department is halting its online request for people to bring in their methamphetamine for possible contamination testing, saying the joke sting operation didn't yield any arrests. The Kansas City Star reports the Christian County Sheriff's Department's Facebook solicitation that the department would test people's meth for staph and hepatitis drew 1.7 million views and was shared more than 17,000 times.


  20. Former Christian County Sheriff Sentenced Stealing, Money LaunderingRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2016 | Kansas City InfoZine

    The court also ordered Kyle to pay $50,290 in restitution to Christian County and forfeit to the government a money judgment of $71,640, representing the proceeds he received from his criminal conduct. Kyle must disclose and surrender any and all property that was purchased with county funds, including firearms, ammunition, vehicles, equipment, preserved food and other supplies.