I've fallen short on going to church and praying regularly, so during my conversations with the Man Upstairs, I try to focus on giving thanks while apologizing for seeming so ungrateful. I figure that if I can't be disciplined enough to walk the walk, I really shouldn't be asking him for man…
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Vivian Zayas can’t keep herself from scrolling through photos of last Thanksgiving, when her mother stood at the stove to make a big pot of rice and beans and then took a seat at the edge of the table.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The infection of a single cafeteria worker was all it took to close classrooms in the small Lowellville school district in northeastern Ohio, forcing at least two weeks of remote learning.
Kennedy DuRuy and Kayleigh Teeter combined for 29 points to lead McAuley Catholic past Liberal 45-33 Tuesday night in a girls basketball season opener in the Warriors’ gymnasium.
Seneca baseball standout Titus Atkins had no idea where his recruiting search was taking him last summer. He barely even knew what he wanted to major in, too.
Purdy standout Lauren Schallert is set to take her softball talents to the NCAA Division II level.
Both Oklahoma football and men’s basketball has paused team activities due to positive COVID-19 tests and contact tracing, the programs announced within an hour and a half of each other on Wednesday.
The Carl Junction boys basketball team jumped out to a 3-2 start through its first five games of the season, but after that, the rest of the season was tough sledding.
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A U.S. oil executive jailed for three years in Venezuela said all he hopes for is a fair trial so that he can walk free with his name cleared and go home to his family in the United States.
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The leaders of Hungary and Poland vowed Thursday to uphold their veto of the European Union’s next budget — and its massive pandemic relief fund — saying a mechanism that ties payment of funds to rule of law principles risks derailing the bloc.
MADRID (AP) — Spain's infection and fatality figures in the resurgence of COVID-19 are continuing to edge down, with the country posting 12,289 new cases and 337 deaths.
For nearly a year now, we’ve been wringing our hands about the impact of the coronavirus on small businesses. How many can survive and how many will have to throw in the towel to reduce their losses?
It’s been nearly a year since a live production was staged inside Joplin’s Stained Glass Theatre — last January’s “Alice in Wonderland,” to be exact.
Editor's note: This column was previously published in 2016.
So many infections. So many hospitalized. So many jobs lost.
Gary Stubblefield and his family enjoy spending Thanksgiving with Mike Wiggins at Granny Shaffer's. Given the option of Gary's kitchen skills, Wiggins and his staff are a blessing.
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Linda Jane Thomas, 69, Nevada, MO, passed away on Sunday, November 22, 2020, at her home in Nevada following a lengthy illness. Janie was born October 22, 1951 in Broken Arrow, NE, to John T. and Evelyn (Elliott) Friel. She was united in marriage to Dennis Thomas on June 15, 1969, in Walker,…
MONETT, MO - James D. Oliver, 61, a Xerox technician, passed away Friday, November 20, 2020. Services will be at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Ozark Memorial Park Crematory, Joplin.
ORONOGO, MO - Myra A. Rains, 56, a homemaker, passed away Saturday, November 21, 2020. Celebration of life will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, December 2, 2020, at Christpoint Church, Galena, KS. Arrangements by Ozark Memorial Park Crematory.
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