SLIDESHOW: Mobile food pantry reaches more than 200 families
More than 200 families received shopping carts full of food Thursday after the mobile food pantry of Ozarks Food Harvest of Springfield visited Joplin in a partnership with the local Crosslines ministry. “We’re just thrilled to be able to be part of it and help our neighbors who have food shortages,” said Kathy Lewis, executive director of Crosslines.
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All aboard! Former KC Southern postal car to get new home in Redings Mill
If all goes as planned, postal car No. 34 will take a sentimental journey this Thursday through downtown Joplin, Missouri.
Chris Koster to campaign for ‘right to farm’ in Webb City
With less than two weeks before the primary election, Democratic Attorney General Chris Koster plans to visit Webb City Wednesday to tout his support for the August ballot’s “right to farm” amendment.
Heat advisory forecast for area
A heat advisory has been issued today for the Joplin area with a chance of thunderstorms early Wednesday.
Crowder ranked among best colleges to work for
The Chronicle of Higher Education has ranked Crowder College among the best colleges to work for in the country.
Community Blood Center of Ozarks in need of all negative blood types
The Community Blood Center of the Ozarks (CBCO) has issued a code yellow alert for all negative blood types.
Our View: Lone holdout
Missouri continues to be the only state in the United States that won’t allow a prescription drug database to be established.
- SLIDESHOW: Treasures of Tut Through Sept. 7, “The Discovery of King Tut” will draw tens of thousands of visitors to Kansas City’s Union Station to discover the history and mystery of the most famous Pharaoh who ever reigned over the Nile Valley.
Kevin Cure resigns as counsel for county commission in wake of Galena landfill debate
In the wake of a Cherokee County landfill controversy, Kevin Cure, who has served as general counsel for the county’s Board of Commissioners since 2005, submitted a hand-written resignation to the board on Monday.
Area residents pessimistic about state of the economy
Joplin’s employment rate is better than the statewide average, but many area residents “still feel like they’re in a recession,” an economist told a group of public officials and business leaders today.
Main Street TIF district study to begin
A measure that allows the city to charge its $15,000 in administrative costs for studying a proposal to create a tax increment financing district on South Main Street was approved Monday by the Joplin City Council.
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