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Mike Pound: Good people everywhere keep on giving
It’s getting so you can’t swing a cat over your head without hitting somebody doing something nice for Joplin.
Mike Pound: Chests of Hope gives kids something to smile about
Like a lot of folks, Lauri Lyerla was feeling a bit out of sorts in the days immediately after the May 22 tornado. Lauri, of Neosho, said she and her family were not directly impacted by the storm. Yet, she said, she was saddened by the stories of people who did suffer losses.
Mike Pound: You have to balance the horrific with the humane
Sometimes you worry about becoming immune to the stories because it seems that everyone has one to tell, and each one is as compelling as it is sad.
Mike Pound: Legionnaires receive help for storm victims
The boxes sit on tables in the large back room of the American Legion Post 13 building at Fourth Street and Schifferdecker Avenue.
Mike Pound: Celebrities working on another fundraiser
It isn’t often that I catch our 13-year-old daughter, Emma, speechless. Well, except when she is in one of her moods. When Emma is in one of her moods, sometimes it is hard for me to tell if she’s breathing.
Mike Pound: Tornado help just keeps on coming
I was trying to thank Josh Saunders and wound up confusing him. “It’s great that you guys came to help out here even though you’re not getting anything for your work,” is what I said.
Mike Pound: Billy Staples helping ‘one story at a time’
Billy Staples has some kind of energy. A former corporate executive with AT&T, former actor, former award-winning teacher, and current author and motivational speaker, Billy likes to talk.
Mike Pound: State library to help write a new chapter
Sometimes the obvious things escape me. Like the other day, when Gloria Turner was talking to me about the Joplin Public Library.
Mike Pound: T-ball league pays tribute to Howard family
The little girls in the yellow T-ball jerseys, standing in the small softball field in Webb City, were between the ages of 5 and 6. They were sad. The reason they were sad, in part, is because all of the adults standing around them were sad. Little kids are that way sometimes.
Mike Pound: Storm-created uncertainties tough for kids
Cassie Chandler on Thursday walked back from a table that was covered with items that had been salvaged from the rubble that used to be St. Mary’s Elementary School, carrying three books and a plastic, purple, vase-like container.
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