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Friday, November 27, 2015


October 2015 character kids of South Elementary

South Elementary school held its October character assembly on Friday, Oct. 23. The character word for the month of October is Responsibility. Students not listed in order are: Molly Moser, Alexsys Koch, Izaiah Hill, Lyndsey Doke, Scarlett Purvis, Caitlin Yuan, Melanie Willis, Alexander Pina, Nariana Namelo, Brooklyn Williams, Jake Nelson, Kaylynn Pruitt, and Michael Kissel.


October 29, 2015 Reports

Divorce petitions filed in Newton County through Oct. 26: • Andrea Kaye Angel, of Joplin, and Jody Forrest Angel, of Ponca City, Okla. • Emily Patricia Blanchard and Clayton Jared Blanchard, both of Neosho. • Amanda Jo Dunkle and Ryan Scott Dunkle, both of Diamond. • Holly E. Drake, of Neosho, and Derek Edward Drake,