WASHINGTON (AP) — A last-ditch effort by Democrats to revive Capitol Hill talks on vital COVID-19 rescue money collapsed in disappointment Friday, making it increasingly likely that Washington gridlock will mean more hardship for millions of people who are losing enhanced jobless benefits an…
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HONOLULU — Hawaii officials say the state’s public school students will begin the academic year with remote learning only, after a spike of coronavirus cases.
A Joplin nonprofit is among the recipients of grants from the Community Foundation of the Ozarks' Rural Vitality Grants program.
A Carthage man was charged Friday with the December 2019 shooting death of a Joplin man at a storage unit on the west side of town.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Cardinals’ game Friday against the Chicago Cubs was postponed after another St. Louis player tested positive for COVID-19.
Jerry Kirksey, whose college basketball coaching career included stops at Drury and Southwest Baptist, has died after suffering a stroke due to COVID-19.
Students in Missouri high schools and junior high schools who are taking classes online this fall will be allowed to participate in athletics and other extracurricular activities.
It's now a full year that NCAA Division II teams and athletes cannot compete for a national championship.
Former Liberal High School girls basketball coach Daryl Dodson admits there was some pressure to win the Tony Dubray Classic with Tony Dubray sitting beside him on the bench.
The Big 12 Conference Board of Directors voted Monday for the league to play nine conference football games plus one nonconference game — putting the league in line with the majority of the Power 5 conferences.
ATLANTA (AP) — Getting her job back should have been a relief for Leesa Huddleston.
BERLIN — Germany’s Foreign Ministry has issued a travel warning for parts of Bulgaria and Romania because of regional spikes in coronavirus cases.
BOSTON (AP) — Two American men wanted by Japan on charges that they helped sneak former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn out of the country in a box have again been denied release from a U.S. jail.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett's company reported an 87% jump in its second-quarter profit as the value of its investment portfolio increased with the stock market, but it took a roughly $10 billion write down on the value of its aircraft parts manufacturing business because of the econom…
BANGKOK (AP) — Hundreds of demonstrators rallied in Thailand on Saturday, after police arrested two leading anti-government protest leaders in an apparent attempt to stifle growing political unrest.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Democrats are pinning their unusually high hopes for winning a U.S. Senate seat in Kansas for the first time in almost 90 years on a retired doctor and former Republican who vexed conservatives with her support for Medicaid expansion and abortion and LGBTQ rights.
NEOSHO, Mo. — There’s a billboard at the side of Interstate 49 between Joplin and Neosho that reads: “Jesus is the only way to heaven — there is no other way.”
My beloved Reuben surprised me this week. A sandwich layered with such bold flavors screams a New York origin story, but you know what assuming does. The humble state of Nebraska lays claim to the Reuben, named for the man who requested the ideal sandwich fixings. There’s some debate as to t…
Band-Aid. Q-Tip. Kleenex. Chapstick. Frisbee. Crock-Pot. Super Glue. These are just a few of many trademarked names that we use every day to name products in a certain category.
The temperature was pushing 80 degrees. Not bad for a July afternoon, but this was at 6 a.m. It was going to be a hot one, and I wanted to get my time in on the water before the direct sun drove the bass to the deepest, darkest holes on the creek.
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Went on to be with his wife on July 16, 2020, and to spend eternity. Glen was born in Lamar, Missouri, to the late Vivian and E. Verla Costley. Born into a family of six children, Valeda, Lois, Dean, Chris, Glen and Eugene. Glen was the oldest living child and passed away at 96. Children all…
GOODMAN, MO - Michael Ray Andrews, 62 a diesel mechanic, passed away Wednesday, August 5, 2020. Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Racine Christian Church. Arrangements by Konantz Warden Funeral Home, Lamar.
- Carthage shooting suspect arrested in Lamar church
- UPDATED: One man is dead, woman injured in shooting at Carthage motel
- Missouri approves Medicaid expansion; Parson, Galloway win
- Council bid to move up recovery plan fails
- Mercy doctor deals with long-lasting effects of COVID-19 in some patients
- Author praises families of missing girls for perseverance
- Webb City School District to open term Aug. 20 with in-person approach
- Health officials report possible COVID-19 exposure for attendees of Crawford County Fair
- Iconic Webb City home nabs spot on National Register of Historic Places
- First-degree murder charge filed in Carthage motel shootings