An oxygen tank, a mask and fins aren’t typically on the checklist to carve jack-o'-lanterns, but they're necessities for contestants who will be competing in the annual underwater pumpkin-carving contest Saturday at Joplin’s Calypso Scuba.
Dozens of Mercy Hospital Joplin officials gathered Thursday morning at the northeast corner of the Gryphon Building’s parking lot to pay tribute to an event that took place more than 136 years ago.
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MOSCOW (AP) — Restaurants, movie theaters and many retail stores in Moscow will be closed for 11 days starting Oct. 28, along with other new restrictions, officials said Thursday, as Russia recorded the highest numbers of coronavirus infections and deaths since the pandemic began.
The Jasper County Health Department on Thursday reported four additional deaths of residents due to COVID-19, bringing the county's total to 231.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The House voted Thursday to hold Steve Bannon, a longtime ally and aide to former President Donald Trump, in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena from the committee in…
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Thursday tied his legislative priorities on voting rights, police reform and climate change to Martin Luther King Jr.’s push for racial justice as he m…
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and Democrats are hurriedly reworking key aspects of President Joe Biden’s $2 trillion domestic policy plan, trimming the social services and climate change p…
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Earth's warming and resulting natural disasters are creating a more dangerous world of desperate leaders and peoples, the Biden administration said Thursday in the federa…
NEW YORK (AP) — As he prepares to launch a new media company that will give him his own social media platform, former President Donald Trump has ramped up his efforts to rewrite history, sprea…
NEW YORK (AP) — Some investors aren’t waiting to see if former President Donald Trump’s plans for a media company to challenge the likes of Facebook, Twitter and even Disney can actually becom…
See pictures of people at work and at play across the Four-States Area.
Just in time for Halloween, Ghostbuster Zach Bradley surveys downtown looking for signs of paranormal activity during the last Third Thursday of the year.
Flanked by members of the Carl Junction Area Chamber of Commerce, the Bolin family celebrates with a ribbon-cutting for the Journey Through Slime Event Studio on Wednesday at 2310 S. Main St. The sensory-focused slime studio and ice cream parlor is hosting an open house from 5 to 9 p.m. Thur…
Kalan Hubbard (left) portrays a buyer’s agent trying to woo a house, portrayed by Lesley Cowger, away from a cash offer, portrayed by Gary Stubblefield (right), as they film a short sketch Tuesday for the Ozark Gateway Association of Realtors’ banquet, which will be Nov. 5 at Downstream Casi…
Four-year-old Finley Aggus decorates his pumpkin with googly eyes during the Preschool Pumpkins event on Saturday at the Wildcat Glades Education Cottage. About 20 kids participated in the event. GLOBE | LAURIE SISK
Solace House of the Ozarks delivered Halloween treats and gifts to local hospice agencies Tuesday in recognition of World Wide Palliative and Hospice Day. Recognition of local hospice providers has become an annual event. Courtesy photo
Joplin artist Margie Moss captures the beauty of the low water bridge in a plein air oil painting on Saturday at McEndoe Park. The Joplin Regional Artists coalition organized the event, which involved various scenes around Wildcat Glades painted by about 10 artists with a 3-hour deadline. Gl…
Members of the Bunraku Bay Puppet Theater perform traditional Japanese puppetry known as Bunraku at Missouri Southern State University on Wednesday as part of the university’s Japan-themed semester. GLOBE | ROGER NOMER
Madi Hull brings a little fall flavor to the final Second Tuesday event of the season Tuesday in Carl Junction. Hull’s booth, MAD.E Designs, featured custom crafted door hangers and more. GLOBE | LAURIE SISK
Jana Spurlin checks for fall foliage Tuesday while kayaking Shoal Creek with her husband, J.J. Spurlin, at Wildcat Park. J.J. Spurlin runs a 20-acre nonprofit nature reserve called PLANT — Permaculture Learning and Naturalist Teaching — which teaches kids about nature. GLOBE | LAURIE SISK
ROLLA, Mo. — If Webb City and Rolla matched up 10 times, Bulldogs coach Kenny Hohe is confident the cumulative record would be 5-5.
JASPER, Mo. — The McAuley Catholic volleyball team’s season came to a close in a 3-1 setback to Liberal in the first round of the Class 1 District 9 tournament on Thursday at Jasper High School.
A tight race at the top of the Central Ozark Conference football standings will fittingly be decided in the final week of the regular season.
There’s no denying that Friday night’s matchup between the Joplin Eagles and Neosho Wildcats has a different feel to it.
CARTHAGE, Mo. — Sydnee Dudolski put together a monster performance in Carthage's regular season finale on Tuesday night.
NEOSHO, Mo. — Crowder College Community Theatre will present Agatha Christie’s "Murder on the Orient Express" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, with an additional 2 p.m. matinee Saturday…
There’s no ham in hamburger. French fries hail from Belgium. Animal and graham crackers are really cookies. Minced meat lacks any meat.
It was recently brought to my attention that the editor of this very column is “biased against, and morally opposed to, food processors.”
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WEBB CITY, MO - Kelly Melugin, 58, a home health care nurse, passed away Wednesday, October 20, 2021. Services will be at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Ozark Memorial Park Crematory, Joplin.
JOPLIN, MO - Lucretia Fern Tuggle, 94, a homemaker, passed away Tuesday, October 19, 2021. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, at Clark Funeral Home, Granby. Visitation will from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday
NEOSHO, MO - Richard Ness, 70, a truck driver, passed away Monday, October 18, 2021. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Ozark Memorial Park Crematory, Joplin.
- 5 area winners named in final MO VIP drawing
- Wally Kennedy: New pho restaurant coming to former Orange Leaf spot
- Jury convicts Webb City man on 8 of 12 counts in sex abuse case
- First bear taken as hunting season begins in Missouri
- Destination for all things slime: Journey Through Slime Event Studio to open this week
- Some agreement cited on legislative redistricting
- Joplin's Union Depot declared one of Missouri's 'places in peril'
- Rampaging husband takes plea deal in Carthage murder case
- Judge assesses Carthage child molester 25 years in prison
- Downtown Joplin’s haunted history uncovered in walking tours, interactive exhibits