((JASPER & NEWTON Co., Mo. and CHEROKEE Co., Kan)) Seven items were on the ballot Tuesday for voters in Southwest Missouri and Southeast Kansas. Many of them were tax issues or asked how tax money should be spent.

Joplin Parks & Stormwater Tax Renewal—Yes: 1,948; No: 503

Jasper County Emergency Services 911 Board Question—Yes: 2,921; No: 1,110

City of Purcell Question—Yes: 59; No: 4

City of Carthage Question—Yes: 271; No: 265

Oronogo Fire Protection District Question—Yes: 123; No: 66

Avilla Fire Protection District Question—Yes: 4; No: 0

USD 493 Columbus Schools Question—Yes: 783; No: 312