Lawrence County Newswire

Lawrence County Newswire

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  1. Lawrence County Man Charged With Burglary, Assaulting DeputyRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | KIXQ-FM Joplin

    Lawrence County law enforcement has filed charges against a man for a string of burglaries and also for hitting a deputy on the head during a pursuit. 35-year-old Jason Harvey was arrested Saturday as Sheriff's Deputies were investigating two reports of burglaries.

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  2. Lawrence County Man To Stand Trial For Beating WifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 21 | KIXQ-FM Joplin

    A Lawrence County man will stand trial next month, accused of assaulting his wife and her teenage daughter. 27-year-old Greg Duncan of Aurora is charged with second-degree assault and child abuse stemming from an October 2016 incident where Duncan is alleged to have punched, choked, and kicked his wife at their home.

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  3. Purdy Man Injured In Sunday Accident In Lawrence CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 19 | KIXQ-FM Joplin

    A man from Purdy was seriously injured in a one car accident Sunday morning north of Monett. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says 26-year-old Omar Cortez was northbound on Farm Road 1070, a mile north of Monett, around 7am when his car left the road, hit a fence and overturned.

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  4. Lawrence County Man Med-flighted Following ATV CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 6 | KIXQ-FM Joplin

    A Lawrence County man was seriously injured in a Sunday afternoon ATV crash. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says 36-year-old Ricky Buller of Verona was westbound on Farm Road 2200 when he ran off the road and hit a fence post.

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  5. State Rep. Introduces Abortion BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 26 | KRMS-AM Osage Beach

    A State Representative has introduced a bill to require the state to create an abortion exhibit in the Capital Museum. Republican Representative Mike Moon of Lawrence County introduced the bill on Wednesday.

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  6. Aurora Man Charged With Statutory SodomyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | KIXQ-FM Joplin

    ... he abuse occurred almost weekly while Thomas was living with her and her mother. Thomas is being held in the Lawrence County Jail on $200,000 bond.

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  7. Lawrence County Voters To Decide On 1/2 Cent Sales TaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | KIXQ-FM Joplin

    Lawrence County voters will decide in April if they want to add a half cent sales tax. The tax would be devoted to law enforcement.

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  8. Four Injured In Lawrence County CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | KIXQ-FM Joplin

    Four people were injured in a two car accident in Lawrence County Wednesday afternoon. The Highway Patrol says 47-year-old Tammy Stephens of Verona failed to stop at a sign at Farm Road 1180, a mile south of Aurora, and pulled into the path of 35-year-old Amanda Hall of Aurora.

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  9. Mount Vernon Woman Killed In Traffic CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | KIXQ-FM Joplin

    A Mount Vernon woman was killed in a single vehicle crash in Lawrence County Tuesday evening.

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  10. Oil pipeline leak reported in southwest MissouriRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2017 | News Tribune

    A southwest Missouri county highway is expected to be closed until Thursday as crews clean up an oil pipeline spill. Enbridge Energy said Sunday that nearly 200 barrels of oil leaked from a pipeline at its pump station near Nickeville in Lawrence County.

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  11. Man charged in southwestern Missouri shooting deathRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2017 | News Tribune

    A southwestern Missouri man is jailed without bond after being accused in the shooting death of an 82-year-old man. Lawrence County prosecutors charged 44-year-old Shannon Hensley on Friday with first-degree murder, first-degree robbery, first-degree burglary and armed criminal action in the death of Nolan Karch.

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  12. No charges in Lawrence County woman's shooting deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | The Progress

    TV reports that the Lawrence County prosecuting attorney has ruled that the shooting of 44-year-old Rhonda Hood, of Mount Vernon, was "justified in defense of himself and the other people in the house." The sheriff's department said in a news release that the determination was made after the department completed its investigation.

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  13. MU Extension Ag programs set for winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2016 | Fulton Sun

    ... conferences are still in the planning stages including cattle health workshop for Greene County. 93rd Annual Lawrence County Soils & Crops Conference, Jan. 5 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Southwest Research Center, 14548 Highway H, Mt. Vernon. Cost is $5 ...

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  14. Lawrence County enters dumpster businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2016 | The Decatur Daily

    Director Willie Allen talks with driver Buddy Oliver while he loads a dumpster at the Lawrence County Solid Waste Department in Moulton. MICHAEL WETZEL/DECATUR DAILY A new dumpster front-loader costs about $230,000, said Lawrence County Solid Waste Director Willie Allen.

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  15. Karen Ann CliftRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | OttawaHerald.com

    ... Visitation is planned for 10 am before the service at the funeral home. Karen was born Feb. 21, 1943, in Lawrence County, Missouri, to Carl Wright and Inez Marie (Rowe) Warren. She grew up in southwest Missouri, where she graduated from high school ...

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  16. Auditor Galloway finds concerns with bidding process, county tax calculations in Lawrence CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | Lee's Summit Tribune

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway has released an audit of the Lawrence County government. The report raises concerns with county bidding procedures surrounding the county's selection of the company to supply and operate court-required GPS and alcohol monitoring equipment.

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  17. Felony Stealing Charges Filed as Result of Southwest Missouri Road District AuditRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2016 | Douglas County Herald

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway released the following statement after Lawrence County Prosecutor Don Trotter filed felony stealing charges against six former board members and employees of the Buck Prairie Special Road District. The charges are the result of concerns uncovered in an audit that identified $65,000 dollars in inappropriate spending and payments made from district accounts.

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  18. Lawrence County Man To Stand Trial On Multiple FeloniesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | KIXQ-FM Joplin

    A Lawrence County man will stand trial this month on numerous felony charges acquired throughout the last year. 38-year-old David Hearne of Mount Vernon is facing charges of of assault on a police officer, resisting arrest, child endangerment, possession of a controlled substance and manufacturing a controlled substance, in addition to robbery and domestic assault charges.

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  19. Lawrence County Man Sentenced To 30 Years In Statutory Sodomy CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | KIXQ-FM Joplin

    A Lawrence County man will spend the next 30 years in prison after pleading guilty to statutory sodomy charges. 43-year-old Jason Robbins of Aurora was sentenced to 20 years plus another 10 years to be served consecutively for molesting two girls in 2010 and 2011.

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  20. 6 Accused Of Stealing From Lawrence County Road DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | KIXQ-FM Joplin

    Six people in Lawrence County have been charged with stealing from a road district. The charges came after a state audit discovered "severe mismanagement" in the Buck Prairie Special Road District in the southeastern part of the county.

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