Divorce petitions filed in Newton County through March 21:
• Loy James Vansickle and Beatrice Irene Vansickle, both of Neosho.
• Steven A. Volkmar and Summer Renee Volkmar, both of Neosho.
• Thomas Kenneth Martin Jr., of Neosho, and Christine Marie Martin, of Joplin.
• Jacob Ryan Nichols, of Wright City, and Johanna Casey Bettes, of Granby.
• James C. White Jr. and Janie Kay White Eagle, both of Neosho.
• Shannon Elaine Taylor and Jeremiah Daniel Taylor, both of Joplin.
• Bill G. Combs and Karen Denise Combs, both of Neosho.
• John David Mooney, of Diamond, and Shawna Lee Mooney, of Joplin.
• Penny Lynn Johnson, of Neosho, and Stewart Neil Johnson, of Joplin.
• Kristin Whitney Lowe and William Keith Lowe, both of Joplin.
Municipal court reports:
• Linda D. Martin, of Diamond, was charged for driving a motor vehicle and failing to wear properly adjusted/fastened safety belt. Traffic appearance set for March 18.
• Christy Renee Standford, of Carthage, was charged for speeding in a school zone 11-15 mph over. Traffic appearance set for April 26.
• John Louis Schwartz, Jr., of Carthage, was charged for exceeding the posted speed limit 11-15 mph over. Traffic appearance set for April 26.
• Stephanie Jean Cole, of Neosho, was charged for exceeding the posted speed limit 11-15 mph over. Traffic appearance set for April 26.
• Austin C. Powell, of Granby, was charged for failing to stop at stop sign/line before crosswalk, point nearest intersection. Traffic appearance set for April 26.
• Benjamin Gustine Navarro, of Neosho, was charged for failing to register vehicle. Traffic appearance set for April 26.
• Melvin Lee Partsch, of Diamond, was charged for failing to stop at stop sign/line/before crosswalk/point nearest intersection. Traffic appearance set for April 26.
Inspections by the Newton County Health Department:
• Angel’s Cafe, 1080 S. Neosho Blvd., Neosho, was inspected on Jan. 26. The inspector noted: one employee drink with no lid in kitchen; open bucket of water on prep table-no bleach or sanitizer available in it; no date marking on prepared items in walk-in cooler including cooker rice/diced onions/tomatoes/lettuce/cooked bacon/diced ham/bacon bits/ ground beef; can opener not cleaned and sanitized between uses; and observed employee preparing a sandwich using bare-hand contact.
The inspector also noted: the plastic storage containers and customer cups were not dried prior to stacking together; many uncovered food items in walk-in cooler; large container of bulk sugar had no handle because a cup is the scoop; food not six inches off the floor in walk-in freezer; unnecessary clutter outside in ground outback door; and cold water not functioning on women’s restroom hand sink. The facility received a high risk rate.
• Arby’s, 102 S. Neosho Blvd., Neosho, was inspected on March 14. The inspector noted at the waitress station drink fountain an ice scoop laying on ice. It needs to be stored handle up or in a separate container. The facility received a medium risk rate.