The Missouri Department of Conservation is offering teachers, parents, students and others its free Discover Nature Schools nature-based curriculum for students from prekindergarten through high school.
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PITTSBURG, Kan. — Although its lobbies are closed to the public, the Crawford County Mental Health Center is providing services by telephone and televideo services such as Zoom.
Regional senior centers operated by the Area Agency on Aging, including those located in Joplin, Webb City, Carl Junction, Carthage, Lamar, Neosho and Noel, have extended their closure through April 30.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — At least 27 long-term care facilities in Missouri have at least one resident or employee who has tested positive for the coronavirus but getting more information is a challenge.
NEOSHO, Mo. — One group of students got extra attention during Thursday's work-session meeting of the Neosho Board of Education as board members discussed how to handle activities enjoyed by high school seniors.
While grocery stores continue to run low on fresh food and produce, area hospitals are coming up with creative ways to keep their staffs from going home without basic necessities.
CARTHAGE, Mo. — City leaders are grappling with questions as they work to keep residents safe during the coronavirus pandemic while also allowing the public to see or participate in public City Council meetings.
While SUVs continue to dominate the market, the luxury midsize sedan segment is growing in popularity among affluent buyers looking for craftsmanship, performance and reliability.
Dear Dave: In light of recent events in our country, do you have suggestions for things people should think about and plan for if they get laid off from their jobs?
Missouri State Parks has modified operations at five state parks to address overcrowding and concerns regarding public safety. The modifications, including the temporary closure of four parks and the partial closure of one additional park, went into effect last week and are scheduled to cont…
The Missouri Department of Higher Education and Workforce Development has extended the date by which 2020 high school seniors may achieve a qualifying ACT score for the Bright Flight Scholarship.
A letter circulating on social media and claiming that Missouri students won't be allowed to move to the next grade level for the 2020-21 academic year is a fake, officials with the state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education said.
In a world where the coronavirus has forced people to adopt social distancing and avoid large groups, residents of a north Joplin neighborhood found a way to stay connected.
Associate Judge Joe Hensley declined to set bond Wednesday for a Joplin man charged with contacting an underage girl via Snapchat and luring her to his home where he raped her.
Vallen Nelson played Bob Carlisle's "Butterfly Kisses" on his phone when he visited daughter Jen's grave Monday at the Mount Hope Cemetery in Webb City.
A Rocky Comfort woman was injured in a single-vehicle accident at 5:45 a.m. Wednesday on Route E at Powell in McDonald County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Joplin residents who believe city officials have not taken action quickly enough on sheltering in place because of the COVID-19 pandemic are going online and writing letters to push for the order.
The Newton County Health Department announced another confirmed case of COVID-19 late Wednesday afternoon, bringing the county’s total up to six.
OKLAHOMA CITY — All nonessential businesses statewide must now close even if there are no locally confirmed cases of COVID-19, Gov. Kevin Stitt announced Wednesday.
O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — Coronavirus cases in Missouri are rising at an alarming rate, but health experts said Wednesday it’s too soon to know if the state is emerging as one of the next hot spots for the pandemic.
To provide additional Wi-Fi access for Missouri Southern State University students, faculty and staff, the information technology department has identified areas where it is available from campus parking lots.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Citing a $500 million budget shortfall because of the economic impact of COVID-19, Gov. Mike Parson announced Wednesday incoming funding cuts of about $180 million for the current fiscal year.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The number of Oklahomans infected with the coronavirus has increased by 154 and the number of COVID-19 deaths increased by seven, The Oklahoma State Department of Health said Wednesday.
Missouri on Wednesday reported 1,581 positive coronavirus cases and 18 deaths, according to the latest data from the Department of Health and Senior Services.
Joplin's City Council meeting on Monday will be conducted differently to comply with social distancing guidelines because of the COVID-19 outbreak.
NEOSHO, Mo. — The city has extended its suspension of municipal water disconnects for the month of April, although late fees and due amounts will continue to accrue for nonpayment.
Economic Security Corporation of Southwest Area has closed its buildings, effective immediately, to maintain the safety of its staff and clients.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic is ravaging nursing homes in Missouri as the number of sickened and dead continues to grow.
I feel caught in a sort of time warp. From our self-imposed isolation at home, time in the outside world seems to pass with infinite slowness, caught in a sticky morass of molasseslike flow while we wait for the madness to end, torn by our inability to stop searching the latest news for a gl…
LAMAR, Mo. — A Lamar mother and her two sons waived a preliminary hearing Tuesday on felony charges that they forced an evacuation at Cox Barton County Hospital by calling in a bomb threat.
Some flights at the Joplin Regional Airport are being canceled as the result of the reduction in travel because of the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
Sidewalk chalk art, messages and a few stuffed friends have begun popping up around the Oak Pointe neighborhood in south Joplin.
O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Missouri jumped by nearly 300 on Tuesday, as calls for a statewide stay-at-home mandate increased.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma leaders on Tuesday still hadn’t finished developing critical COVID-19 prediction models for planning for patient surges and deciding to deploy additional supplies and resources.
Hannah Jack grew up on a farm in northwest Kansas, 30 miles from the closest town. Because her family was so far from town, they grew up baking what they needed.
In Illinois, Chicago gets all the glory. While there is surely delicious comfort food cuisine across the state, we must give credit where credit is due.
NEOSHO, Mo. — Though it has not yet passed a stay-at-home ordinance, the city of Neosho extended a state of emergency, declared in response to the spread of COVID-19, to April 30. The original order was issued during a special meeting on March 21.
This Week's Circulars
JOPLIN, MO - Gloria Sue Means, 73, a bookkeeper, passed away Monday, March 30, 2020. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Cowan Cemetery, Powell, MO.
JOPLIN, MO - Jack Baert, 57, a construction worker, passed way on Thursday, April 2, 2020. Services are planned for a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Ozark Memorial Park Crematory, Joplin.
CARTHAGE, MO - Lawrence William "Larry" Robertson Jr., 72, passed away Wednesday, April 1, 2020. Viewing will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Knell Mortuary, Carthage.
Michael James Crumbliss opened his eyes to a new home on Tuesday, where he was to be greeted by his mother, Peggy Cross Crumbliss, father, James Junior Crumbliss, brother, Patrick Wayne Crumbliss, and other loved ones inside the gates of Heaven. Born on June 9, 1947, he passed into the next …
- Joplin woman reports being raped by man she met through app
- Democratic leader dies as Missouri coronavirus cases top 900
- Two more cases reported by Jasper County Health Department
- Royale with freeze: Joplin band rebrands with new label, has to wait for tour
- Crawford County reports death of woman who tested positive for COVID-19
- Jasper County reports fifth COVID-19 case
- UPDATED: Coronavirus sickens, kills more from Missouri nursing homes
- Suspect in custody in stabbing at Joplin store
- Tracking and testing: Joplin taps brakes on shelter-in-place order
- Young Joplin mother charged with severe abuse of daughter