- Top Stories
Identity-theft victim jailed on culprit’s warrant
Kurt Millard spent most of last weekend in the Jasper County Jail, locked up on another man’s arrest warrant. The 26-year-old Joplin resident could not convince his jailers they had the wrong guy. “I got the run-around the whole weekend,” Millard told the Globe. “I didn’t even get to wish my mother a happy Mother’s Day.”
Attorney general files suit against California contractor
Attorney General Chris Koster on Thursday filed a lawsuit against a California man, alleging he failed to provide construction materials and home repair services that had been paid for by victims of the Joplin tornado.
Organizers ambitious in goals for this year’s Heart Walk
Organizers of the Four-State Heart Walk, to be held in September in Joplin, are ambitious: Last year’s event raised about $27,000, while this year they have set a goal of $50,000. So far, $17,500 has been raised. Among the donors to date: Two students at Nevada High School who put on a fundraiser in February as a class project and brought in $2,500.
Parents of triplets embarking on Heart Association campaign
To the casual observer, it sounds odd: One of their triplets has a heart defect, and Jayme and Chris Harper are grateful. “It could have been much worse,” Jayme said. “We just thank God every day she’s alive. We’re grateful. Be thankful for what you have, and not what you don’t have.”
Work could begin soon on new Interstate 44 interchange east of Joplin
Construction of a new interchange at Interstate 44 and Prigmore Avenue to serve the Crossroads Center Business and Distribution Park was added Thursday to the Transportation Improvement Program for Southwest Missouri.
Lions open regional play against top-seeded Minnesota State
For most of March and April, Minnesota State endured a long winter as it gradually made its case for the home-field advantage that goes along with being the No. 1 seed in the NCAA Division II Central Region baseball tournament.
Seneca students to remember classmate by participating in Joplin run
Kayleigh Teal will be remembered Saturday by several participants and bystanders in the Joplin Memorial Run. They can be recognized by their teal-colored shirts reading “Running in Memory of Kayleigh Teal.”
First responders prepare for chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, explosive emergencies
Skip Harper, emergency preparedness coordinator for Freeman Health System, is a realist about what might happen in the Four-State Area that would put lives in danger.
MSSU to develop plan to boost, maintain enrollment
Administrators at Missouri Southern State University will work this summer to create what they call a strategic enrollment plan. The plan will be developed from research and input from Noel-Levitz, a higher education consulting firm based in Colorado and Iowa that has been hired by the university to help determine how to attract, retain and graduate more students.
Kayleigh Teal’s friends to run in her memory on Saturday
At the Joplin Memorial Run on Saturday, teal-colored shirts will be in abundance in the crowd, and there also will be some in the race.
- More Top Stories Headlines
- Identity-theft victim jailed on culprit’s warrant