ST. CLAIR COUNTY SHERIFF

Sheriff Scott Keeler reported deputies made 12 arrests, took two burglary reports, a stolen dog report, and recovered a stolen vehicle during the week of May 14-21, 2018. Warrant Arrests Nicholas Barber- On May 21, Nicholas Barber, 26, Springfield, was arrested on St. Clair County warrants charging him with failure to appear in court on

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EL DORADO SPRINGS POLICE REPORT

In the case of all arrests, it must be remembered that the charge is merely an accusation and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. NOTE: Anyone having information concerning any alleged crimes are encouraged to contact the police department at 876-TIPS (8477) On May 14, 2018, officers responded to 302 A

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Marion K. Messick

Marion Kenneth Messick, 86, of Springfield, formerly of El Dorado Springs, passed away at Cox South Hospital on Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Marion was born May 27, 1931, in Cedar County to Earl and Eunice (Schmidt) Messick. He attended El Dorado Springs High School. At the age of 21, Marion married Sylvia (Covington) Messick. To

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Robert Leon (Bob) Coleman

Robert Leon (Bob) Coleman, 77, passed away May 17, 2018. He was born July 26, 1940. Services were Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Sheldon Funeral Home with burial in Roscoe Cemetery.

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David Williams

David “Davey” Lee Russell Williams, 42, Neosho,went home to our Lord on May 14, 2018. Memorial services will begin at 10 a.m. Friday, May 25, in the First Christian Church in El Dorado Springs. Local arrangements are under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. Donations may be made to family members or to the Davey

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Bobby J. Heitz

Bobby Joe Heitz, 84, of Joplin, passed away on May 16, 2018. Services were held on Saturday in Bland-Hackleman Chapel. Burial followed in Worsley Cemetery near Bronaugh. Memorial donations may be made to VFW 257 and left at the funeral home.

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Daniel W. Weaver

Daniel W. Weaver, 73, a farmer who resided in rural Liberal, passed away Tuesday, May 15, 2018. His service was Saturday, May 19, in Liberal United Methodist Church under direction of Daniel Funeral Home, Lamar, with burial in Worsley Cemetery.

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Harold Julian

Harold W. Julian, 88, of El Dorado Springs, passed away May 21, 2018. Services will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 26, in Bland-Hackleman Chapel with burial in White Hall Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 10 a.m. until service time. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the

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Mizzou applications are ‘roaring back’

As shared by Chancellor Alexander N. Cartwright with the University of Missouri Board of Curators today, preliminary applications numbers show increasing interest in the university from freshmen and transfer students. As of Jan. 29, freshman applications at the University of Missouri were up 16.8 percent, from 15,060 this time last year to 17,583. Transfer applications

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Hay Show entry deadline July 10

Although it seemed like spring and hay-making weather would never arrive, there are some farmers harvesting rye and wheat as haylage.  As the weather warms, more forages will be put up as haylage or conventional hay. Southwest Missouri has several counties ranking in the top ten as volume hay producing counties in the state according

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