JOPLIN, Mo. — The Associated Press is reporting that President Barack Obama says he will travel to Missouri on Sunday to meet with people affected by the devastating tornadoes there.
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Webb City Farmers Market adds two new vendors on Saturday
The Webb City Farmers Market will be open Friday and Saturday in King Jack Park with fresh, local produce, meals and music.
Jumping jack to become official Missouri exercise
Arms up! Legs out!
Eastern Shawnee Tribe cited for recycling efforts
Leaders of the Eastern Shawnee Tribe will receive an award Friday from the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality for their participation in an areawide recycling event in May that secured more than 9,000 pounds of electronic equipment waste.
SLIDE SHOW: Newton County Fair draws competitors from around county
On Thursday, Brylee Sage, 9, of Neosho, was crowned with the Junior Princess Award at the annual Newton County Fair. Sporting a blue satin sash with silver lettering, Brylee said she was excited to be recognized for putting so much into the fair.
Mike Pound: Experts miss the basket with LeBron James’ shots
Not since the day James Naismith said to a group of guys at the Springfield, Massachusetts, YMCA, “Hey, I’ve got an idea,” has the basketball world had such an important announcement looming.
Webb City lawmaker tabbed to lead committee examining impact of military on Missouri
State Rep. Charlie Davis, R-Webb City, has been selected to lead a committee that will gauge the U.S. military’s impact on Missouri. Davis said he wants to hear from veterans about their problems with the Veterans Health Administration as well as examine the impact of the military in the state as it steps back from a war footing and downsizes.
State farming amendment draws support, opposition
Since the 1940s, the family of state Rep. Bill Reiboldt has owned and operated a farm on the outskirts of Neosho. Before he sold his milk cows, Reiboldt had eight people working on the farm. These days, it is just he and his son. Wednesday — with mild morning temperatures following the previous day’s rain — was the kind of day farmers like Reiboldt look forward to.
Mike Pound: The teenage version of the Terrible Twos
I’ve been called outside three times by our 16-year-old daughter since I sat down to write a column.
Pittsburg Police Dept. gives Cherokee County Sheriff’s Dept. two patrol cars
The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office, which is feeling a budget pinch related to personnel costs for manning the impact zone of the Baxter Springs tornado, is getting some help from a neighboring police department.
Public art piece in Pittsburg vandalized
Leslie Harris spent countless hours painting a butterfly and sunset on a fiberglass football that is one of 24 displayed in Pittsburg and Crawford County as part of the SEK Art Fest.
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