Lamar, MO


Two arrested for stealing mail in Joplin

JOPLIN, Mo. — Two people have been arrested in connection to reports of stolen mail. On Jan. 26, around 2 p.m., the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office made two arrests: The JCSO was called to the Fleece Lane and North Peace Church Avenue area about a suspicious vehicle stopping in front of houses. Detectives recognized the […]
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2023: 2-8,15 Lamar R-1 Food Service Program

The Lamar R-1 School District is accepting proposals for contracting out the Food Service Program with a Fixed Price contract for the 2023-2024 school year. A mandatory pre proposal meeting will be March 9, 2023 at 1:00 p.m. Request for Proposals are due by April 6, 2023 at 1:00 p.m. For questions and bid specifications, please contact the Superintendent’s Office, 202 W. 7th St., Lamar, MO at (417) 682-3527. The Lamar R-1 School District reserves the right to reject any or all bids.

MEDIA RELEASE – Death Investigation

PITTSBURG, KANSAS – On Wednesday morning, January 25, 2023, at approximately 7:00 AM, law enforcement officers from the Pittsburg Police Department, along with first responder units from the Pittsburg Fire Department and Crawford County EMS, were dispatched to a residence in the 300 block of W. Park St., in Pittsburg, in reference to a report of an emergency medical situation involving a traumatic injury.

Crime trends in Jasper County: What they mean

KSNF/KODE — Crimes involving Jasper County’s kids are a significant trend in a new report showing growing numbers in 2022, and what that means in 2023. “You know, we had a big bust here last year in 2022. Over on the west side of the county where an individual was grooming kids on the internet, going and picking them up from their houses and taking them back here and committing crimes,” said Jasper Co. Sheriff Randee Kaiser.

Nevada man arrested after a pursuit on foot

KSNF/KODE — A Nevada man is in jail after leading detectives on a foot pursuit Friday afternoon. Detectives with the “Vernon County Sheriff’s Office” arrested 49-year-old David Allison after chasing him for about two blocks in Nevada. Sheriff Jason Mosher says Allison had an active warrant...

Common Ground Offering A Valentine Concert on Feb. 10

Nevada MO musician Stephan Moses will be playing at Common Ground Coffee shop,12 East Wall Street on Feb. 10 from 7 to 8 p.m. This is a Valentines Day Concert, so bring a special someone. “He will be playing Jazz music and performing love songs by Dean Martin and Frank...

GMFS Special Olympics Kansas Polar Plunge!

We’re happy to welcome Erin Fletcher and Chris Moore to tell us about the Special Olympics Kansas Polar Plunge fundraiser! The Pittsburg Polar Plunge will take place on February 11th at the Crimson Villas. The Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Kansas hosts this event. The LETR is the largest fundraising organization for Special Olympics.

Earned Approximately $25,000 In Scholarships And Prizes

Eureka Junior/Senior High School (EJSHS) seniors Hunter Scott and Cooper Zimmers earned scholarships and hardware when they competed at the Missouri Welding Institute (MWI) High School Contest, in Nevada, Mo., last Thursday, January 26.A total of 286 students, from across the United States competed at the event with H. Scott ...

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