CASSVILLE, Mo. — Two Carthage men are facing murder charges as accomplices in the drug-related robbing and slaying of a 25-year-old Monett man.
Judge Dean Dankelson decided Monday to stack a jury’s recommended sentences for convicted child sexual abuser Daniel Franklin in a manner that they amounted to 628 years.
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Jerry Ramos spent his final days in a California hospital, hooked to an oxygen machine with blood clots in his lungs from COVID-19, his 3-year-old daughter in his thoughts.
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirmed Monday that the next planned relaxation of coronavirus restrictions in England will be delayed by four weeks, until July 19, a decision he said will save thousands of lives as the government speeds up its vaccination drive.
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TOKYO (AP) — Until recently, the location of executed wartime Japanese Prime Minister Hideki Tojo's remains was one of World War II's biggest mysteries in the nation he once led.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new federal intelligence report warns that adherents of QAnon, the conspiracy theory embraced by some in the mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol, could target Democrats and o…
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department will tighten its rules around obtaining records from members of Congress, Attorney General Merrick Garland said Monday, amid revelations the department…
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A woman was killed and three other people were injured when a vehicle drove into demonstrators during a protest in the Minneapolis neighborhood where a Black man was fatally…
BRUSSELS (AP) — President Joe Biden used his first appearance at a NATO summit since taking office to call on Russian President Vladimir Putin to step back from provocative actions targeting t…
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Southern Baptist Convention's Executive Committee on Monday quashed a push for an independent committee to lead a probe of its handling of sex abuse cases, but the …
As the 10-year anniversary of the May 22, 2011 tornado approaches, read about recovery efforts and remember the victims.
Like it did in the aftermath of a powerful tornado 10 years ago, Joplin walked, ran and brought hundreds to the city to help remember those lost and celebrate the city’s comeback.
On the 10th anniversary of one of the most terrible days in Joplin history, standing in front of a medical school installed in an emergency hospital built to help the city recover, community leaders, medical professionals and others embraced a future dental school and remembered those who lo…
See pictures of people at work and at play across the Four-States Area.
Six-year-old Owen Ogle, of Joplin, compares his teeth to those of a grizzly bear skull on Saturday at Kids Fishing Day at Kellogg Lake in Carthage. Also pictured is David Penning, an assistant professor of biology at Missouri Southern State University who brought live reptiles and other disp…
Aria Wilson, 8, and Jack Dally, 11, engage in a spirited game of giant checkers during Food Truck Friday in Carthage. Scores of people turned out before the threat of thunderstorms on Friday night.GLOBE | LAURIE SISK
Christopher Ross hands out meals for kids Thursday at the Webb City Farmers Market. The market has resumed its program of hot and ready-to-eat free meals. Breakfast is provided from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturdays, lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursdays and supper from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays.GLOB…
The 19th annual George Washington Carver Birthplace Memorial Scholarship is awarded to Kendra Nungaray on Monday at George Washington Carver National Monument. Nungaray, a recent Verona High School graduate, is enrolled to attend Crowder College in the fall and plans to major in nursing. The…
Isaac Turner celebrates with Bill & Virginia Leffen Center for Autism staff member Nadalynn Deatley during a preschool graduation Friday at the center. Five students, including (left to right) Liam Johnson and Jaxon Anderson, were in the ceremony featuring the young students in caps and …
Webb City siblings (from left) Drake Deardorff, 9, Kinley Deardorff, 6, and Gavin Deardorff, 11, check out a 1976 AMC Pacer X Sport Edition during the Galena Days Car Show on Saturday in downtown Galena. The classic car is owned by Marty Hughes, of Chanute, and was one of about 60 vehicles o…
Singer Chandra Bryant-Haliburton involves the crowd with her rendition of “Hold On” during the Joplin for Justice anniversary celebration on Saturday at Ewert Park. The event featured craft and informational tables, bounce houses and a cookout. The organization’s focus is equality and justic…
Barbara and Dwayne Smith, of the Ozark Bards, perform for art lovers Thursday during the First Thursday Artwalk downtown at Joplin Avenue Coffee Co.GLOBE | LAURIE SISK
Twelve-year-old Xavion Bates doesn’t mind the cool weather Wednesday as he makes his way down the big slide at Schifferdecker Aquatic Center in Joplin. The forecast calls for more seasonable temperatures this weekend. GLOBE | LAURIE SISK
Fifty area Upward Bound students wait in line for a free lunch at the Slider Shack on Wednesday at Missouri Southern State University in Joplin. Upward Bound is a college prep program that helps students complete high school and go on to higher education. The event was part of the Upward Bou…
When asked if he was interested in playing summer baseball in a Missouri town named Joplin, the first thing Hawaii native John Kea did was a Google search.
Logan Cline and Sam Golden both slugged home runs to aid the Joplin Outlaws in a 16-4 win in eight innings over the Des Moines Peak Prospects on Sunday at Memorial Park Ball Field in Boone, Iowa.
CARL JUNCTION, Mo. — Should Jordan Burks play the lottery or roulette soon, you can bet one of his numbers is 32.
BOONE, Iowa — The Joplin Outlaws held the advantage for most of the night, but a late-game surge by the Des Moines Peak Prospects resulted in a 5-3 Joplin setback on Saturday night.
CARL JUNCTION, Mo. — Garrett Stallings almost tied the all-time golf record for fewest pars on the back nine.
The Bible is the most read book in the world. It’s also the most recognizable book ever published by human hands. In the past 50 years alone, more than 3.9 million copies have been sold.
The structure of St. Baglan’s Church in North Wales is simple, with plastered stone walls and whitewashed timbers between the slate slabs of its roof and floor.
A frequently asked question of authors in “The New York Times Book Review” goes something like this: “You’re hosting a literary dinner party. Which authors do you invite?” From the answers, we…
As summer descends, suggestions abound for the perfect beach read.
WEBB CITY, Mo. — Administrators at Webb City High School have released the names of students earning a place on the school’s honor rolls for the second semester of the 2020-21 school year.
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Age 96, of Orlando, Florida, formerly of Webb City, Missouri, passed away on May 13, 2021. Services will be at the Simpson Funeral Home in Webb City, Saturday, June 26th, 2021 with burial at Mount Hope Cemetery.
Della A. (Kinkade) McGuire, 85, passed away at 12:15 a.m. on Thursday, June 10th, 2021 at the Presbyterian Manor in Parsons, KS, where she had lived for almost three years. On July 28, 1953, Della married Max E. McGuire. He preceded her in death on January 21, 1999. Della is survived by her …
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- Judge dismisses Webb City man's domestic assault case in midtrial
- Joplin Health Department food inspections (June 7)
- Webb City man being tried on felony domestic assault charge
- Dangerous heat index ahead for area
- Remains of missing Reeds soldier coming home after 71 years
- Hospitals report continued rise in COVID-19 patients