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  1. Healthiest Counties in Missouri and ArkansasRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Joplin

    According to the new data, for lifespan and overall physical and mental health, Christian County ranks fourth in Missouri, leading the way ahead of Webster , Greene , and Ozark counties.

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  2. Sparta Man Arrested Following Pursuit In Ongo Area of CountyRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Douglas County Herald

    A Sparta man was taken into custody Sunday in the Ongo area of western Douglas County following a pursuit by Douglas County officers. Sheriff Chris Degase said Daren Allen, 26, was turned over to Christian County on their warrants, and also faces pending charges in Douglas County.

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  3. Phillips Media Group, LLC to Acquire Arkansas and Missouri NewspapersRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Editor & Publisher

    ... Arkansas, as well as the Bolivar Herald-Free Press , the Buffalo Reflex , the Cedar County Republican , the Christian County Headliner , the Marshfield Mail and the Nixa Xpress in Missouri. PMG will also purchase the Nowata West commercial print ...

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  4. News in briefRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | NWAonline

    Phillips Media Group has acquired the Harrison Daily Times and Newton County Times as well as six newspapers in Missouri, Phillips said Monday. The Missouri newspapers included in the deal are the Bolivar Herald-Free Press , the Buffalo Reflex , the Cedar County Republican , the Christian County Headliner , the Marshfield Mail and the Nixa Xpress .

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  5. Missouri man charged in killings of 3 people, unborn childRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... 40-year-old Christina Winden. A public defender assigned to represent Williams declined comment Tuesday. Christian County Prosecutor Amy Fite also would not discuss the case. Authorities have not revealed a motive for the killings or Williams' ...

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  6. 3 people found shot to death at Missouri mobile homeRead the original story

    Feb 22, 2015 | Joplin

    OZARK, Mo. a Three people were shot to death inside a rural southwest Missouri mobile home, and authorities are investigating a "person of interest," Christian County Sheriff Joey Kyle said Saturday.

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  7. 3 people found shot to death at Missouri mobile homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | KRCG-TV Jefferson City

    The victims -- two women ages 40 and 26, and a 27-year-old man -- were found dead with gunshot wounds Friday evening at a home in the Starlight mobile home park in Christian County. Sheriff Joey Kyle says a fourth occupant of the home found the victims after returning home from work, but authorities believe they were killed Friday morning.

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  8. 3 found shot to death in Missouri homeRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2015 | Central Ohio

    ... the day that there had been an arrest. Three people were found dead with gunshot wounds at a residence in Christian County south of Springfield on Friday evening, Kyle said. He said the fourth occupant of the residence found the bodies when he ...

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  9. Error shorts Missouri school district short $47KRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2014 | Education Week

    A southwest Missouri school district will be more than $47,000 short because the county assessor mistakenly overvalued taxpayer vehicles. Christian County assessor Danny Gray said earlier media reports of a $1.9 million shortfall reflect assessed tax valuation.

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  10. Error shorts Missouri school district short $47KRead the original story

    Dec 25, 2014 | KSL-TV

    A southwest Missouri school district will be more than $47,000 short because the county assessor mistakenly overvalued taxpayer vehicles. Christian County assessor Danny Gray said earlier media reports of a $1.9 million shortfall reflect assessed tax valuation.

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  11. Bill would set deadline to finish ballptsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2014 | News Tribune

    ... to voters. Counties make a mad dash to prepare ballots in time for voting, Brown said, but at least in Christian County where she serves as clerk she'd rather delay printing ballots than risk high costs of reprinting for initiative changes she's ...

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  12. Diary From Civil War Soldier Turned Over To Pea Ridge National Military ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | National Parks Traveler

    ... Ridge National Military Park in Arkansas. The diary was kept by Private William E. Vaughan, a soldier from Christian County, Missouri who fought in the 7th Division of the Missouri State Guard Confederate States Army. The small, leather-bound diary ...

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  13. Clocks are Taylorville mana s passionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Daily Herald

    Bill Kennedy's fingerprints are all over the stately Christian County Courthouse, but nowhere as evident as on the tower clock that has provided time uninterrupted since the courthouse was built in 1902. Every Saturday between 7:30 and 7:40 a.m., Kennedy enters the south doors of the courthouse and begins a trek up a four-story labyrinth of wooden stairs, ramps and metal staircases to the "clock box" -- a small room above the building's belfry -- to wind the striking Howard Round Top model clock.

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  14. First Weekend Harvest Tops 91,000 DeerRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | Douglas County Herald

    ... Douglas County harvested 1,000 deer last weekend. That was up 363 deer from opening weekend in 2013. Christian County checked 587, Ozark County checked 982, Webster County checked 828, and Wright County checked 842 for opening weekend. For 2014 ...

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  15. Prosecuting Attorney Cites Law Day CasesRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2014 | Douglas County Herald

    ... for Escape from Confinement. The escape occurred in October 2014 and Moore was eventually located in Christian County on the same day. The case was investigated by the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. Moore also received a 4-year sentence for ...

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  16. Where on the Niche list is your school?Read the original story

    Nov 8, 2014 | The Joplin Independent

    The Niche Best K-12 Schools 2015 rankings have been announced with Joplin High School receiving a ranking of 362nd in Missouri with an overall Niche grade of C-. However, the score was based on conditions after the May 2011 tornado when some of the students took classes in facilities set up in a section of the Northpark Mall.

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  17. Missouri sex offender cuts ankle monitor, fleesRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | KCTV5

    ... pleaded guilty in July to first-degree statutory sodomy and attempted first-degree statutory sodomy in Christian County. Online court records show he was sentenced to two 10-year sentences in the Missouri Department of Corrections. But the court ...

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  18. Lawmakers, clerks, debate merits of early voting amendmentRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 | Missourian

    ... six-week early voting proposal, citing high costs. The organization hasn't taken a position on Amendment 6. Christian County Clerk Kay Brown, president of the association, said that since clerks count votes, it would be unethical for the association ...

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  19. Police: Ky. teen sodomized in recorded assaultRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2014 | KCTV5

    Authorities say a group of young men and teenagers sodomized a 15-year-old boy, critically injuring him in an attack that was recorded on video and shared among cellphones. Christian County sheriff's Capt.

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  20. No OSHA investigation in Missouri quarry deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | KMIZ

    ... That means OSHA does not have jurisdiction. The Springfield News-Leader reports (http://sgfnow.co/1seSrDe ) Christian County Coroner Brad Cole has said Hill apparently misjudged how much time he had to walk across the road.

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