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Missouri counties under severe thunderstorm warning
The National Weather Service in Springfield has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for southwestern Jasper County, McDonald County and Newton County in Missouri until 1:45 p.m. today.
Kansas counties under severe thunderstorm warning
Cherokee and Crawford counties in Southeast Kansas are under a severe thunderstorm warning until 1 p.m. today, according to the National Weather Service in Springfield.
Cheryle Finley: Fixing ribs? they aren't all the same
Grilling ribs is a favorite summer pastime, but not all ribs are the same and can be fixed different ways.
Stuff the Bus, area school supply drive, set for Friday and Saturday
Stuff the Bus, a two-day school supply drive, will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on July 25 and 26 at several locations.
Memorial honoring injured veterans under way in DC
Army Lt. Dawn Halfaker was on patrol 10 years ago in Baqubah, Iraq, when a rocket-propelled grenade tore through her military vehicle and exploded inside.
Joplin school board reviews audit procedures
A team from the Missouri State Auditor’s Office has begun requesting documents in its task to audit the operations and management of the Joplin School District, the audit manager told the Board of Education on Tuesday.
Volunteers spend week providing camp experience to foster youths
Karen McGlamery is a massage therapist. Terri Falis-Cochran is a finance manager. Jane McCaulley is a retired art teacher. But for a week each summer, the three are among dozens of area residents who become camp counselors.
Neosho school board hires company to manage substitutes
Citing its hopes of shifting health care costs and utilizing more time from retired teachers, the Neosho Board of Education granted a contract Monday to a temporary employee company to manage its substitute teacher program.
Cherokee County Commission accepts general counsel's resignation
Kevin Cure, who has served as general counsel for the Cherokee County Commission since 2005, submitted a handwritten resignation to the board on Monday in the aftermath of a landfill controversy.
Thunderstorms possible overnight in Joplin area
Thunderstorms are expected to develop across northern Missouri late today and could move south into the area this evening and overnight, according to a hazardous weather outlook issued this afternoon by the National Weather Service.
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