Slideshow: Signs of Spring
Globe staff and readers have submitted photos showing signs that Spring has arrived.
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Last remaining Ku-Ku
While other fast food locations along Miami’s portion of Route 66 tend to slow down in the mid-afternoon, Eugene Waylan is still hard at work behind his grill serving up hamburgers to a packed drive through.
Location of Farmers Market changes temporarily
The location for the Joplin’s Farmers Market today and Saturday has been moved to the Memorial Hall parking lot.
Our View: Too many questions on No. 5
Even though the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution guarantees “the right of the people to keep and bear arms,” Missouri voters on Aug. 5 are being asked to consider an amendment that restates that freedom and then goes even further.
Rain delays opening of second lane of Stone’s Corner roundabout
Wednesday’s rain delayed the planned opening today of the second lane of the new roundabout in the Village of Airport Drive.
Countdown to tobacco-free campus continues
As students prepare to return to Pittsburg State University for the fall semester, university officials are encouraging them to include the new tobacco policy in their planning.
Pavement pastimes: Cooler summer weather makes sidewalks great places for games
Thanks to merciful lower temperatures, any attempts to fry eggs on sidewalks would remain raw. The sidewalks and pieces of pavement in neighborhoods are perfect play places for prolonged outdoor fun.
Galena City Council tables landfill discussion until January
The Galena City Council voted Wednesday night during a special meeting to postpone any council discussion of a landfill in Cherokee County until January.
Conviction overturned in Newton County abduction case
A state appeals court has overturned the conviction of an Oklahoma man in the 2011 kidnapping and assault of two women south of Joplin because the trial judge did not allow the defendant’s family in the courtroom during jury selection.
Board taking steps to upgrade Crawford County Fairgrounds
An ambitious project is under way at the Crawford County Fairgrounds, one that fair board members hope will take the county fair, now in its 98th year, to another 98 years.
McCaskill announces legislation to battle sexual assault on campus
Missouri U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill joined a bipartisan group of senators Wednesday to announce legislation that aims to reduce the number of sexual assaults on college campuses.
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