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Pursuit and Narcotics Arrest in Pittsburg

Two Pittsburg men have been arrested after leading police on a chase throughout Crawford County. During a routine patrol, Pittsburg Police officers spotted a red 1997 Jeep Wrangler that was believed to be associated with the theft of a Caterpillar Skid-steer. The officer attempted to initiate a traffic stop when the vehicle began to flee. After repeated attempts to stop the vehicle, a Crawford County Deputy used stop sticks to end the chase.
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Pittsburg, KSMorning Sun

Deputy chief: Cooking fire could have been worse

PITTSBURG, Kan. — Three fire trucks, two command vehicles and ten Pittsburg Fire Department personnel responded to a fire Monday at a house on West Kansas Street. Luckily, firefighters arrived while the fire, which started when a resident stepped away from cooking, was still contained to the oven. They were able to unplug and remove the oven from the house, and then extinguished the fire in the front yard.
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In order to complete a transmission line tie-in project, Liberty crews will need to perform a scheduled electric service interruption in Golden City, Missouri on Thursday, June 24, from 11:00 p.m. to Friday, June 25, at 3:00 a.m. Please note, these times are approximations and could change based on weather and other factors.
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Covid-19 Delta variant emerging in Kansas and Missouri

NEWTON COUNTY, Mo. & CRAWFORD COUNTY, Ks. –Coronavirus cases are starting to increase again in Southwest Missouri and Southeast Kansas. The Crawford county health department says they are also starting to see an emergence of the delta variant. “We have started to see some variants, the one of concern for...
Pittsburg, KSMorning Sun

A.J. Croce to play Little Balkans Days concert

PITTSBURG, Kan. — Little Balkans Days organizers announced this week that the annual festival will feature a special performance by A.J. Croce, son of legendary singer-songwriter Jim Croce. A.J. will perform “Croce Plays Croce” starting at 8 p.m. Saturday, September 4 near the intersection of 11th and Broadway. The set...
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Weather Forecast For Nevada

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Nevada: Tuesday, June 22: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Wednesday, June 23: Sunny during the day; while partly cloudy overnight; Thursday, June 24: Partly sunny then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while chance
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Five things to know from Tuesday's Crawford County Commission meeting

Commissioner Bruce Blair was not at the meeting. County Clerk Don Pyle discussed budget requests from the county’s various departments. Commission Chairman Jeremy Johnson brought up the topic of storage issues at the county courthouse in Girard. Under future business, Johnson said there will be an 8:30 a.m. work session...
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‘Pride in the Park’ to be held in Nevada, MO

NEVADA, Mo. – Nevada, Missouri’s Marmaduke park will play host to the first ever Pride in the Park Festival. The event will be Saturday, June 26 from 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. COPYRIGHT 2021 BY KOAM NEWS NOW. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. THIS MATERIAL MAY NOT BE PUBLISHED, BROADCAST, REWRITTEN OR...
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4-Day Weather Forecast For Lamar

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Lamar: Tuesday, June 22: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Wednesday, June 23: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Thursday, June 24: Partly sunny during the day; while mostly cloudy then chance of showers and thunderstorms
Morning Sun

Two suspects in other recent crimes arrested for drugs following chase

PITTSBURG, Kan. — After a pursuit early Friday morning, police arrested two local men — both suspected of involvement in separate crimes earlier in the week — for possession of a significant amount of methamphetamine. At approximately 1:15 a.m. Friday, a Pittsburg police officer in the area of 6th and...
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Obituary of Katherine Proctor-Farr

Katherine Elaine Proctor-Farr, age 66, resident of Nevada, MO, died Saturday, June 19, 2021, at Freeman West Hospital, Joplin, MO. She was born June 6, 1955, in Wichita, KS, the daughter of David and Lillie Smith Moyer. She married Donnie Proctor on May 1, 1981. He preceded her in death on November 17, 1997. She later married Bill Farr. He preceded her in death in 2017. Kathy enjoyed reading books and watching HGTV. She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandkids.

New Senior Pastor at Life Point Assembly of God: Gregg Sweet

Gregg Sweet, 48, is the new senior pastor at Life Point Assembly of God, 124 E. National Avenue. Sweet went to seminary at Southwest Assembly of God University, in Waxahachie, Texas, graduating in 2020. He has been the associate pastor at Bethel Life Center, Wichita, under Pastor Ken Squires, since...

Obituary of Paul Franklin Carlson

Paul Franklin Carlson, 90, of Birmingham, Alabama, passed away April 1, 2020. He was born March 1, 1930, at the family home on 705 Clark Street, Fort Scott, Kansas, and was the third of seven children. He was preceded in death by his parents Arthur F. and Lorena M. (Ballou)...
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Beiter leads Griffons past Outlaws

Chase Beiter had himself a night. The Nevada Griffons righty and Missouri Southern baseball product delivered a complete-game shutout as Nevada picked up an 8-0 win over the Joplin Outlaws on Monday night at Joe Becker Stadium. Beiter surrendered just three hits and struck out 10 batters in nine innings...
Barton County, MOLamar Democrat

COVID totals to date

According to Joel Dermott, administrator at the Barton County Health Department, the current number of COVID cases stands at a total of 1046, including 10 active, 16 deaths and 1020 recovered. There have been 14 new cases in the past seven days.
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Pharmacist Craig Campbell Retires

Craig Campbell is retiring from his 39-year career as a pharmacist on June 30. A chance conversation with a relative changed the course of his life when deciding on a career. “By chance, I was visiting with my great uncle who was a pharmacist,” he said. ” Willard Higbee, he was the brother of my grandma, Bernice Campbell.”
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Griffons shut out Outlaws, 8-0

Winning can sometimes be painful. But it always feels better than losing. The Nevada Griffons learned that lesson Monday night at Joe Becker Stadium, where they sustained several hit batsmen — three in one inning, specifically — en route to a much-needed 8-0 victory over the hosting Joplin Outlaws. The...