Storm chasers frequently capture video of tornadoes touching down in dark, stormy weather. But this video of a bizarre tornado in the French town of Toulouse was captured amid sunny, blue skies.
According to Discovery News, the tornado struck Sunday evening and was classified as an F1, with winds in the range of 73 to 112 mph. No injuries and only minor damage was reported.
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Principal: Changes coming to Joplin High School course catalog, schedule
Course offerings and scheduling in the new Joplin High School are expected to be more fluid and available in multiple formats when the building opens in August.
United Way awards $240,000 in tornado relief funds
The United Way of Southwest Missouri and Southeast Kansas awarded $240,000 in long-term tornado relief funds today to several non-profit agencies in the Joplin area.
Neosho School District surveying residents about need for new school
The Neosho School District is asking residents in a new survey whether a proposed junior high school is needed. The outcome of the survey, which runs through early next week, could spur the Board of Education to place a bond issue for construction of the school on the April ballot, Superintendent Dan Decker said.
Mike Pound: First Community Church preps for annual Christmas dinner
When I was in high school I spent part of two summers baling hay. I wasn’t what you would call an expert but I got the job done and I didn’t hurt anybody, so the farmer who hired me usually would rehire me whenever he needed a little help.
VIDEO: Clear skies and streets please Joplin parade crowd
The 43rd annual Joplin Christmas parade got rave reviews on Tuesday night from 12-year-old Jazzmyne Eveland and her mom, Janet Cusick, of Oronogo.
The praise came from different perspectives, however.
Joplin business leaders form PAC to back certain local candidates
A political action committee has been formed to contribute money to City Council and Joplin School Board races. The Joplin Progress Committee has begun advertising that it wants to interview candidates for those elections to determine to whom it would contribute money.
Charter review commission approves report to council
Without discussion, the Joplin Charter Commission on Tuesday night voted to approve a report of its findings that will be forwarded to the Joplin City Council. The commission was appointed by the council to review nine questions. Of those, the panel endorsed three charter changes.
Joplin man pleads guilty in attempted-arson case
A Joplin man charged with second-degree attempted arson at a Joplin restaurant has pleaded guilty to the charge. Brian D. Ferguson, 28, who along with his wife, Haley, 28, owned The Bistro restaurant, 1710 E. 32nd St., was sentenced Monday in Newton County Circuit Court to three years in prison.
Former middle school teacher sentenced to 28 years in prison in child exploitation case
A former South Middle School science teacher will spend 28 years in federal prison after pleading guilty Friday to a charge of sexually exploiting a child victim to make pornography.
Joplin City Council signs initial baseball pact; more negotiations to be held
Joplin will continue to negotiate to bring a professional baseball team to Joe Becker Stadium as the result of City Council action Monday night. The council voted 7-1-1 to authorize a memorandum of understanding to continue to work with WLD Suarez Baseball LLC toward bringing the El Paso Diablos independent team to Joplin.
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