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Isabel Read, an eighth-grader at Carl Junction Junior High School, talks to us this week about the series of tutorials she has made for students about how to use apps and other online tools in assignments, including how she got started and what she has learned while helping others learn. Her… Read more

This week singer Randall Shreve talks to us about how controlling the coronavirus has affected his business, There are a surprising number of silver linings on this cloud, however, including the effect on his songwriting and how live-streaming shows a future beyond the pandemic. Read more

In this week's episode, we go behind the scenes in the newsroom and talk to features editor Kevin McClintock, who talks about how coverage of the coronavirus pandemic has dramatically changed our features pages. Music: "Happy Alley" and "Destiny Day" by Kevin MacLeod, www.incompetech.com. Read more

This episode of Candidate Casts features Keenan Cortez, running for a four-year general seat on Joplin City Council. For more information about this series, go to joplinglobe.com. Music: "Jarvic 8" by Kevin MacLeod, www.incompetech.com. Read more

This episode of Candidate Casts features Josh Bard, running for a four-year general seat on Joplin City Council. For more information about this series, go to joplinglobe.com. Music: "Jarvic 8" by Kevin MacLeod, www.incompetech.com. Read more

This episode of Candidate Casts features Shawna Ackerson, running for a four-year general seat on Joplin City Council. For more information about this series, go to joplinglobe.com. Music: "Jarvic 8" by Kevin MacLeod, www.incompetech.com. Read more

This episode of Candidate Casts features Josh Shackles, running for a two-year general seat on Joplin City Council. For more information about this series, go to joplinglobe.com. Music: "Jarvic 8" by Kevin MacLeod, www.incompetech.com. Read more

This episode of Candidate Casts features Jim Scott, running for a Zone 2 seat on Joplin City Council. For more information about this series, go to joplinglobe.com. Music: "Jarvic 8" by Kevin MacLeod, www.incompetech.com. Read more

This episode of Candidate Casts features Steve Urie, running for a Zone 3 seat on Joplin City Council. For more information about this series, go to joplinglobe.com. Music: "Jarvic 8" by Kevin MacLeod, www.incompetech.com. Read more

This week Robin Standridge, executive director of the Wildcat Glades Friends Group, talks to us about a unique Valentine's Day fundraiser involving naming mice after exes and feeding them to snakes, as well as the construction of an education cottage and how something called elephant snot is… Read more

In this week's episode, personal chef and Globe food columnist Josie Mai talks about how she works with clients as a personal chef, as well as her thoughts on specialty diets, exploring new flavors and finding the area where health and delicious overlap. Music: "Happy Alley" and "Destiny Day… Read more

In this week's episode, Alex Vestal talks about his restaurant-slash-bar-slash-skate shop, Hubba's Hideout, and covers how the menu accommodates a variety of diets and flavors, why he combined all three into one place and why putting a skate shop in a tiki bar isn't much of a stretch, after … Read more

In this week's episode, we speak with Debbie Johnson, owner of Bicycle Specialists in Webb City, who talks to us about what's hoped to be built in Webb City, what will be built in Neosho and how bicycling can benefit local economies. Music: "Happy Alley" by Kevin MacLeod, www.incompetech.com. Read more

In this week's episode, we recap the biggest local news stories from the past week, then Joe Hadsall brings a Globe tradition to audio form by reading one of the most widely reprinted editorials in history. Music: "Happy Alley," "Winter Reflections" and "We Wish" by Kevin MacLeod, www.incomp… Read more

The latest "Star Wars" movie debuts Friday, and we talk to Route 66 Movie Theater owner Scott Hutson about the big day, including the extra restrictions placed on theaters and how "Star Wars" changed the movie business. Music by Kevin MacLeod, www.incompetech.com. Read more

In this week's episode Joe talks with Melanie Wamble, owner of Blackthorn Pizza and Pub, about how the bar, and the block that it's on, have changed, as well as how nightlife can be part of the larger conversation about the arts in Joplin. Music by Kevin MacLeod, www.incompetech.com. Read more

In this week's episode, streamer Charles Whitehead joins us to talk about Crowder College's newly formed esports team, why it's a big deal for Southwest Missouri and why hockey is a good game for aspiring streamers to watch. Music: "Happy Alley" and "Destiny Day" by Kevin MacLeod, www.incomp… Read more

In this week's episode, we talk about Facebook's and Twitter's policies regarding political ads with Bill Ketter, senior vice president of news for Globe parent company CNHI, and a middle ground between the two sites charted by newspapers. Music: "Happy Alley" and "Destiny Day" by Kevin MacL… Read more

Technically, this is the last episode of "In Case You Missed It." Digital editor Joe Hadsall explains how the podcast will return next week with a new name and logo, as well as some of the things it will feature in the future. Music: "Happy Alley" and "Destiny Day" by Kevin MacLeod, www.inco… Read more

In this episode, Gail Melgren, of Southwest Missouri Regional Water, talks about water needs for the area, what's being done to address long-term water supplies, and the challenges that make achieving that goal difficult. Music: "Happy Alley" by Kevin MacLeod, www.incompetech.com. Read more

In this week's episode, Aaron Ortiz, a kitchen lead at Instant Karma, talks to us about the rising trend of plant-based burgers, why the Joplin restaurant serves the Impossible Burger and how restaurants are working to satisfy the demands of both meat-eaters and vegetarians. Music: "Happy Al… Read more

In this week's episode, Wendy Rich, co-founder of the Joplin Area Alpha-gal Awareness Group, talks about the newly-diagnosed allergy, what kinds of things the support group does and how it helps each member deal with the condition. Music: "Happy Alley" by Kevin MacLeod, www.incompetech.com. Read more

This week, James Boone, one of the two directors of Joplin Little Theatre's production of "Xanadu," stops by to talk about musicals in movies and on stages, as well as how the crew has brought a roller rink to their theater and how the cast has performed on roller skates. Music: "Happy Alley… Read more

In this week's episode, Damien Tiregol, owner of Crabby's Seafood Bar and Grill talks about the chicken sandwich "battle" between Popeye's Louisiana Kitchen and Chick-fil-A from the perspective of the food business, including what other restaurants can learn from it. Music: "Happy Alley" by … Read more

In this week's episode, Jo Mueller joins us ahead of the 50th anniversary of Woodstock to talk to us about the concert, the challenges she and her friends dealt with before and during the festival, and the impact it had on them once the last chords had played. Music: "Happy Alley" by Kevin M… Read more

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COLUMBUS, KS - Virginia C. Rockers, 90, passed away Friday, May 29, 2020. Private family mass will be at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church.. Rosary 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Bath-Naylor Funeral Home, Columbus, visitation to follow.

Glenn R. Arrowood, Jr., 59, passed away in his home in Carthage, Missouri, on April 11th, 2020, after a brief bout with cancer. Glenn was born September 15th, 1960. He joined the Marines in 1978 and served until 1981. Glenn worked many jobs, introducing him to a multitude of friends and acqu…