A story in Wednesday's edition incorrectly listed a phone number and hours of operation for disaster assistance in Miami. For FEMA registration, call 800-621-3362. The recovery center at the Miami Civic Center, 129 Fifth St. NW, will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. today.
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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A recent Kansas Supreme Court ruling declaring that the state constitution protects access to abortion opened the door to a new legal attack on the death penalty.
A Jasper County judge went along with a victim's request for leniency in the sentencing of a Carl Junction man in a domestic assault case and granted the defendant probation but ordered that his underlying sentences run consecutively.
A Joplin man pleaded guilty Monday to the felony assault of two bail bond agents in a plea agreement carrying a recommendation for a suspended imposition of sentence.
A Carterville man pleaded guilty Monday to an amended count of felony assault in a child abuse case and was sentenced to four years in prison with the term to run concurrently with sentences he recently received in a separate child endangerment case.
West Central and Columbia elementary schools would be combined into one building to be constructed at a new site under a recommendation presented Tuesday night to the Joplin Board of Education.
A judge has granted a Joplin woman a suspended sentence and probation in an assault of her mother that left the 64-year-old victim with broken ribs and a collapsed lung.
NEOSHO, Mo. — A man accused of stabbing another patient in the neck with a pencil at a Joplin hospital entered a plea of not guilty at his arraignment Tuesday in Newton County Circuit Court on a felony assault charge.
A Joplin woman pleaded not guilty Tuesday in Joplin Municipal Court to charges related to the alleged possession of a dangerous dog that authorities say attacked and injured a pony so severely it had to be euthanized.
A Carthage man remained in custody Monday on a $10,000 bond in connection with a robbery early Friday morning at a convenience store on Joplin's west side.
A new, three-week summer enrichment program is being offered in Joplin to help middle school students avoid the summer slide and return to their schools in the fall ready to learn.
Summer is officially here, and grilling time is in full swing. We are all thinking steaks, burgers and hot dogs, but what are some grill-friendly foods we don’t often give a chance to shine alongside the usual choices?
This time of year, I am always on the go, usually with a dip in hand. If your summer includes a variety of gatherings and you need delicious easy dip ideas, I have them.
A 28-year-old Joplin woman died from injuries sustained when a vehicle struck the bicycle she was riding Monday night at the entrance to the Walmart store on West Seventh Street.
Approximately 40 middle school students got a crash course Monday in health care professions thanks to the regional MASH Camp, a two-day event sponsored by the Springfield-based Southwest Missouri Area Health Education Center.
Jack Ballard pleaded guilty Monday to the beating of Michael Osborne with a baseball bat in a deal requiring Ballard to serve 120 days of shock time in prison in the Sept. 26 assault on the streets of Joplin.
STELLA, Mo. — Two men were wounded in an exchange of gunfire Sunday afternoon at a residence near Stella that the Newton County sheriff is attributing to hostilities arising from a child custody situation.
A judge sentenced a Carthage father to seven years in prison Monday for breaking his 5-year-old daughter's leg and leaving her covered in bruises during a fit of rage over her failure to clean her room.
FORT SCOTT, Kan. — Opening of a new four-lane section of U.S. 69 was celebrated Monday, leaving slightly more than 11 miles of construction to do in Bourbon County to extend the widened expressway from Pittsburg to Kansas City.
MIAMI, Okla. — Mark Rasor has been named the interim president of Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College by the Board of Regents for the Oklahoma Agricultural & Mechanical Colleges.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri judge on Monday ruled that the state's lone abortion clinic can continue performing abortions through Friday but kicked the clinic's lawsuit out of court.
A 26-year-old man died this past weekend from injuries sustained in a motorcycle and vehicle crash June 18 at 22nd Street and Maiden Lane in Joplin, according to the Joplin Police Department.
A 32-year-old Webb City man involved in a standoff with police Sunday at a residence in Joplin is facing stolen vehicle and resisting arrest charges.
NEVADA, Mo. — A production of “Seussical: The Musical” will be presented by a cast of local youths with Community Council on the Performing Arts at The Fox Playhouse, 110 S. Main St.
Thunderstorms packing a deluge of rain Sunday morning forced evacuations, water rescues and road closures in Newton County and other points south of Joplin.
A Golden City resident was injured in a single-vehicle crash about 10:30 a.m. Saturday on U.S. Highway 160, about 4 miles north of Golden City in Barton County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
For many, having enough feminine hygiene products each month is something taken for granted. But for women living in shelters or incarcerated in county jails, having enough supplies can be daunting.
The Joplin Board of Education on Tuesday night will review a proposed budget for fiscal year 2019-20 that could provide extra revenue for employee salaries as well as pay off a loan for 2011 tornado rebuild projects.
To the community supporters of artCentral’s 19th artCamp, we send out an appreciative “thank you!” Their help makes possible the two weeks of summer magic beginning next month at artCentral. This year’s generous artCamp donors include the Helen S. Boylan Foundation, the Carthage Council on t…
CARTHAGE, Mo. — Over the past year, Stone’s Throw Dinner Theatre actors have performed an adult-oriented drama (“A Streetcar Named Desire”), a comedy (“The Savannah Sipping Society”) and an old-school whodunit (“The Game’s Afoot”), among others.
Have you checked the 1940 census? If you haven’t, you will be surprised by the types of questions that were asked. Those questions could have clues to break through brick walls of your family history research.
This Week's Circulars
CARTHAGE, MO - Samantha Lyn Harr, 34, passed away Thursday, June 20, 2019. Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at First Christian Church, Carthage. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at the church.
NEOSHO, MO - Max E. Chester, 86, a former Milnot Company employee, passed away Monday, June 24, 2019. Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, at Swars Prairie Baptist Church, Seneca, MO.
NEOSHO, MO - Lois Ann Schafer, 80 a clinical psychologist, passed away Sunday, June 23, 2019. Memorial visitation will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday at Medicalodges Neosho.
- Wichita man drowns in Elk River at Noel
- Dog impounded after attack on horses in Joplin
- UPDATED: Father charged with wounding son, killing son's girlfriend
- Bicyclist struck by car on Seventh Street dies of injuries
- Search for missing Anderson woman shifts to recovery
- Nurse: Women have right to hygiene products
- Area resident uses rural structures as backdrops for folk art
- Liberty-Empire gets go-ahead for wind project
- Felon pleads guilty to gun, drug possession charges
- Growing market: Empire Market plans to launch capital campaign to develop building