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  • AndraBryanStefanoni.jpg Andra Bryan Stefanoni: Family grows by one — a black Lab named Raven

    If you haven’t experienced the feeling of a tiny puppy in your lap at the end of a perfect July Saturday — hammock time, s’mores, leisurely walks, you know the kind — I highly recommend it. It is pure joy.

    July 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • 042017 Jo Ellis_c.jpg Jo Ellis: Car show, sidewalk sale and more scheduled for weekend in Carthage

    All roads leading to Carthage should be packed this weekend as numerous events geared toward entertainment, cultural pursuits and bargain hunting are expected to pull in large crowds.

    July 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • SusanRedden.jpg Susan Redden: Hobby Lobby lawyer to speak at watermelon feed

    Josh Hawley, who helped represent Hobby Lobby in arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court on contraception requirements in the Affordable Care Act, has been added to the list of speakers for Thursday’s annual watermelon feed sponsored by Newton County Republicans.

    July 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • Carl Junction School District seeks social media records of student who died in 2013

    Attorneys for the Carl Junction School District want to see all of the Facebook messages, photographs, videos and other electronic communication saved by a high school student before he took his own life in 2013.

    July 19, 2014

  • Voters to decide on new lottery ticket

    Since 1996, the Missouri Lottery has provided a dedicated stream of revenue for schools, meaning a portion of each scratcher ticket bought at convenience stores helps fund K-12 and higher education. To date, the arrangement has raised nearly $4 billion for Missouri schools.

    July 19, 2014

  • 071714 Lustron House1_72.jpg Historic status sought for all-metal house that survives in Joplin

    Billed as “the house America has been waiting for,” it turned out that the Lustron home was one America quickly forgot. A few hundred of the prefabricated, enamel-clad metal houses were erected in the Midwest after World War II, and there is one in Joplin.

    July 19, 2014 4 Photos

  • 071814 Farmers mkt2_72.jpg Farmers market finds new location greener

    The flavor of homegrown tomatoes is one of those things that has no substitute. And Tina Phillips, of Joplin, says the farmers market is the place to go get it. Phillips, a longtime Joplin and Webb City farmers market devotee, was shopping last week at the new location of the Joplin Farmers Market, which now is nestled in Ewert Park.

    July 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Carl Junction gardening club breaks ground on project for Memorial Park

    The Carl Junction Cultivators Club broke ground Friday on a project for Memorial Park as workers began installing a granite bench that will soon be surrounded by a brick patio.

    July 19, 2014

  • MSSU to focus on Turkey in fall themed semester

    Turkey will be the focus of Missouri Southern State University’s upcoming themed semester. “Turkey is a really fascinating country,” said Chad Stebbins, director of the Institute of International Studies. “It’s where East meets West; it’s where Europe meets Asia."

    July 19, 2014

  • Mike Pound 2010.jpg Mike Pound: Finding it tough to stay out of middle

    Once again, I am in the middle. When you’re a veteran husband as well as a veteran parent of a teenage daughter, you get used to being in the middle. You don’t like it, but you get used to it.

    July 19, 2014 1 Photo

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