CASSVILLE, Mo. — Two Carthage men are facing murder charges as accomplices in the drug-related robbing and slaying of a 25-year-old Monett man.
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A Carthage man was killed and his four passengers injured in a single-vehicle accident at 2 a.m. Sunday on Kafir Road, 2 miles north of Oronogo in Jasper County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Judge Dean Dankelson decided Monday to stack a jury’s recommended sentences for convicted child sexual abuser Daniel Franklin in a manner that they amounted to 628 years.
PITTSBURG, Kan. — A pocket of Southeast Kansas has been transformed this week into a cultural destination where people can hear live music and feast their eyes on galleries and classic movies in person for the first time in two years.
I believe U.S Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, was correct when he said, “Inflation destroys savings, impedes planning and discourages investment. That means less productivity and a lower standard of living.”
COLUMBIA, Mo. — The Missouri attorney general has closed an open-records complaint filed against Gov. Mike Parson, citing the Republican governor’s office as a client.
The Joplin Public Library has installed a StoryWalk, a new outdoor activity, for June in its outdoor classroom area at the northwest corner of the building.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Allowing new plaintiffs to join a lawsuit over whether Missouri must provide Medicaid coverage to an expanded population of low-income adults could delay resolution of the case beyond the July 1 start date for that coverage, attorneys told a Cole County judge Monday morning.
WEBB CITY, Mo. — The Cooking for a Cause fundraiser at the Webb City Farmers Market, set for Saturday, will benefit the Lion Co-op at Missouri Southern State University.
CARTHAGE, Mo. — Nine summers ago, at age 21, Chastin Leggett had an idea that combined his passions and helping people into his own business.
With fair season coming up, young people throughout the area are learning new skills and preparing for county fairs today and in the future.
WASHINGTON — There was little disagreement among senators Wednesday over whether a national law is needed to standardize what soon will be a patchwork of conflicting state statutes allowing some student athletes to earn money from their personal brands.
The Joplin Globe publishes summaries of routine and follow-up inspections performed by the Joplin Health Department. Businesses that are inspected either pass or fail based on violations found during the time of inspection. Those violations fall into two categories:
PITTSBURG, Kan. — Applications are now open for vendors seeking to be part of the Little Balkans Days Festival, which is slated for Labor Day weekend.
Kansans with a driver’s license or identification card that expired between March 12, 2020, and March 30, 2021, have until June 30 to renew those credentials.
The Joplin Historic Preservation Commission will present its 2021 awards at 3 p.m. Tuesday in the main lobby of Joplin City Hall, 602 S. Main St. The public is invited to attend.
PITTSBURG, Kan. — Crawford County residents eager to get out of the house can enjoy a free weeklong event that will showcase area talent including music, art and theater in venues at Pittsburg State University and at Block22 in downtown Pittsburg.
Few people in Joplin call Bob Pritchard by given his name. To most, he is simply the “king of the flat top.”
The Missouri Alliance for Historic Preservation has announced its 2021 award recipients, including two Southwest Missouri buildings. The awards, which were announced virtually last week, recognize people and projects that have advanced the field of historic preservation in Missouri.
The Bible is the most read book in the world. It’s also the most recognizable book ever published by human hands. In the past 50 years alone, more than 3.9 million copies have been sold.
The structure of St. Baglan’s Church in North Wales is simple, with plastered stone walls and whitewashed timbers between the slate slabs of its roof and floor.
A frequently asked question of authors in “The New York Times Book Review” goes something like this: “You’re hosting a literary dinner party. Which authors do you invite?” From the answers, we are to glean literary leanings. To me, what’s also being revealed is authors’ ideas of a dinner party.
A new pain relief treatment with a futuristic-sounding name, OsteoCool, is helping bone tumor cancer patients avoid using, and potentially abusing, medically prescribed opioids.
WEBB CITY, Mo. — Administrators at Webb City High School have released the names of students earning a place on the school’s honor rolls for the second semester of the 2020-21 school year.
LAMAR, Mo. — During the summer of 2020, Joplin-area drive-in theaters had to reinvent themselves to cater to the entertainment-starved masses — staging live, safe concerts via their big screens.
Do you have Quaker ancestors? Family history researchers are fortunate that Quakers kept records of their meetings, such as the indulged (smallest), preparative, monthly (MM), quarterly and yearly (largest). Records were also kept of worship meetings and separate meetings that were held by w…
While many services buckled under the weight of the pandemic, Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Four States turned the adversity of COVID-19 into a growing opportunity to assist regional families with sick children.
Southwest Missouri’s most popular tourist areas are the epicenter of a COVID-19 outbreak linked to the delta variant that is responsible for making India second to the United States in coronavirus cases.
Jasper County has long celebrated naturalist Marlin Perkins, of Carthage, but Webb City’s native son, Ernest J. Palmer, was another naturalist renowned for his work in botany, geology and archaeology. Despite not having a college degree, through diligent hard work he carved out a career as a…
It’s going to be a tough pill to swallow, but it has to be done, and the Missouri Department of Transportation plans to make it as quick and painless as possible.
With more curves and creases added, the new Lexus RX continues to dominate the midsize luxury SUV segment. It was never the fastest set of wheels out there, but its whisper-quiet ride and posh interior continue to win over consumers.
A truck driver from Wichita, Kansas, was killed in a two-vehicle collision at 3:15 p.m. Thursday on Route M, about 10 miles north of Joplin, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — More than 100,000 Oklahomans have qualified for Medicaid since enrollment began this month under an expansion of the program that voters approved last year, state officials said Friday.
Some motorcyclists marred a Main Street cruise night Saturday by blocking intersections to other motorists and lashing out at police who tried to stop them.
NEVADA, Mo. — A Kansas man charged with firing a gun inside a motel room in Nevada waived a preliminary hearing this week in Vernon County Circuit Court.
FORT SCOTT, Kan. — A Joplin student has been named one of 11 winners of the sixth annual Art- Effect Project, an international art competition for middle and high school students hosted by the Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes. The contest challenges students to honor unsung heroes thro…
LAMAR, Mo. — Cox Barton County Hospital announced this week that it has achieved the Healthgrades 2021 Outstanding Patient Experience Award. This distinction places the hospital in the top 15% of hospitals in the nation for patient experience.
A Carthage man was injured in a single-vehicle accident at 4:51 p.m. Wednesday on Missouri Highway 96, about 7 miles east of Avilla in Lawrence County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
A 50-year-old man was placed on probation with a requirement to complete anger management counseling when he pleaded guilty Thursday to a reduced charge in an assault of his wife.
This Week's Circulars
Allen K. Baker, 74, Stark City, MO, entered into rest on June 13, 2021, at his home, following an extended illness. Allen was born October 31, 1946, in Stella, MO, and was a graduate of Midway High School. He entered the United States Air Force in 1966 and served until his retirement in 1986…
Age 96, of Orlando, Florida, formerly of Webb City, Missouri, passed away on May 13, 2021. Services will be at the Simpson Funeral Home in Webb City, Saturday, June 26th, 2021 with burial at Mount Hope Cemetery.
- After 72 years, 'king of flat top' retires from cutting hair in Joplin
- Missouri tourist hotspots heating up COVID counts as new variant spreads
- Wally Kennedy: MoDOT plans Range Line closure for bridge replacement
- Joplin Health Department food inspections (June 14)
- Judge dismisses Webb City man's domestic assault case in midtrial
- Webb City man being tried on felony domestic assault charge
- Dangerous heat index ahead for area
- Police say some motorcyclists marred cruise night
- Hospitals report continued rise in COVID-19 patients
- Jasper County reports COVID-19 death