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The Great Rip Off: New Report Shows Use of Anonymous Shell Companies in Missouri


More Info Required for Library Card & to Drive Than Set Up a Phony Corp Washington, DC – With scams, frauds, and cons as prevalent as ever, a new report authored by Global Witness, with support from the FACT (Financial Accountability and Corporate Transparency) Coalition and others, thrusts anonymous American ... Read More »

Man charged in rape of nine and four year old children


The Baxter County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 38 year old BRIAN A. MAXWELL, who resides in the rural Gassville area, on charges of rape and sexual assault following an investigation into a report filed on June 30th.      It was reported to the Sheriff’s Office that BRIAN MAXWELL had engaged ... Read More »

Stone County teen gets seven year sentence

Ryan Zachary Farnell

  By Kathee Baird A teenager from Blue Eye was sentenced to seven years in prison after pleading guilty to sex charges involving a minor. Ryan Zachary Farnell, 18, was charged with statutory sodomy in January after a four year-old little girl told investigators that Farnell had inappropriately touched her ... Read More »

Anderson takes plea deal, gets 5 years probation in felony child molestation case


  Matthew Anderson, 28, of Stone County, pled guilty to felony child molestation charges shortly before trial was scheduled to begin on the case on Friday, May 9, 2014.. A sentencing hearing followed the guilty plea and in an agreement with the Stone County Prosecutor’s Office the defendant was sentenced ... Read More »

Tennessee mane sentenced in Missouri underage sex crime


Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced today that a Tennessee man, who is a registered sex offender, has been sentenced in federal court for using the Internet and a cell phone to attempt to entice a minor to engage in sexual activity. John Richard ... Read More »

Man robs bank in Monett – police seeking information


For the first time in half a century, a bank in the Missouri town of Monett has been robbed. Police are actively searching for the white male and are asking the public for any information they may have. At 10:50 a.m. today, Monett police said they received an alarm and ... Read More »