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The fourth and final show of the Wilder’s 2019 Summer Concert Series — dubbed the “mother of all grand finales” — is set for Saturday night in downtown Joplin.
The Missouri Department of Conservation has conducted a review of events and decisions surrounding euthanization of a black bear captured July 11 in Joplin and concluded the case was handled according to policy.
A Carthage man was killed in a single-vehicle crash at 10:20 p.m. Friday on Interstate 49, approximately 6 miles north of Carthage in Jasper County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
CARTHAGE, Mo. — The Carthage Community Foundation will open the fall 2019 grant application process on Friday and expects to award 12 grants worth $2,000 to $2,500 each to local community betterment organizations.
In the 1930s, Americans struggled through a multitude of crises. Beginning in 1929, the stock market crash wiped out many small investors. Then a cascade of bank failures swept the country, leading to a bank holiday in 1933 when President Franklin Roosevelt worked to merge small banks and st…
Webb City, which already has many of the top restaurant chains represented up and down South Madison Street — the north end of Range Line Road — is getting yet another.
WEBB CITY, Mo. — Webb City’s Historic Downtown Commercial District is continuing to thrive with the recent completion of Cardinal Scale Manufacturing Co.’s newly renovated corporate office space at 102 E. Daugherty St.
A Joplin man sustained moderate injuries in a two-vehicle crash at 6:12 a.m. Friday on Interstate 44, 2 miles west of Sarcoxie in Jasper County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
A man accused of attempting sexual assaults of female employees at two stores on Joplin's east side in January 2017 pleaded guilty Friday to kidnapping and attempted sodomy charges.
NEOSHO, Mo. — After hearing several complaints from residents, officials with Waste Corporation of America spoke Tuesday to Neosho City Council members. As a result of that conversation, people who pay for a second polycart may be getting some form of recompensation in the future.
Three U.S. Bank locations in Joplin and Webb City will close before the end of the year as the bank adapts to the changing ways people utilize its services through things such as mobile and online banking, a bank executive confirmed with the Globe on Friday.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The University of Missouri is seeing an uptick in enrollment this fall for the first time since 2015, when hundreds of students protested what they described as rampant racism on the Columbia campus.
CARTHAGE, Mo. — Abi Almandinger has been named the new executive director of Vision Carthage, a non-profit organization aimed at beautifying and revitalizing the Carthage community.
PITTSBURG, Kan. — In some ways, country music singer Craig Campbell is going back to his roots when he visits Southeast Kansas tomorrow night.
DIAMOND, Mo. — Six performers will bring historical figures — from Cesar Chavez to James Milton Turner — to life during this weekend’s event at George Washington Carver National Monument.
It wasn’t too many years after mining and business interests founded Joplin in 1873 that the need for organized fire protection was recognized.
MOUNT VERNON, Mo. — A rural Cassville woman entered an Alford plea this week to a charge of financial exploitation of the elderly with respect to use of her mother's Social Security checks while she was in a nursing home.
An Oklahoma City man reported being robbed of $900 by a group of men who knocked on the door of his RV while he was parked on the lot of the Flying J Travel Plaza in Joplin.
A 13-year-old boy who climbed onto the roof of a Joplin restaurant armed with a knife Thursday morning was detained by police without incident and referred to juvenile authorities.
Three people suffered minor injuries in a two-vehicle collision at 7:15 a.m. Thursday on U.S. Highway 60, a mile east of Monett in Lawrence County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
SARCOXIE, Mo. — The Sarcoxie Fire Department has been holding a series of fundraisers this year to pay for the restoration its 1950 Ford firetruck and is slowly inching toward its $50,000 goal.
Having these things laid out ahead of time, and sharing them with your family and close friends, is a very thoughtful and mature thing to do for those who would be left behind in the event of your death.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Abortion-rights advocates on Thursday sued Missouri's top election official, alleging his actions and state laws denied them the right to put one of the nation's most restrictive abortion laws to a public vote.
Customers of Liberty Utilities-Empire could see their monthly bills rise by 5.9 percent if a rate request is approved in full by the Missouri Public Service Commission.
The Springfield Fire Department bomb squad has determined that a device discovered in a trash bin outside a Joplin apartment complex contains no explosives and is not a bomb.
NEOSHO, Mo. — Organizers of the Neosho Fall Festival have opened vendor registrations for the 51st annual two-day celebration, to be held Oct. 5 and Oct. 6 in downtown Neosho.
CARTHAGE, Mo. — The Fair Acres Family YMCA, in collaboration with the McCune-Brooks Healthcare Foundation, marked a milestone Wednesday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of its new storefront fitness center on the Carthage Square.
An Oklahoma man pleaded guilty Wednesday in Jasper County Circuit Court to unlawful possession of a firearm eight months ago in Joplin and received a suspended sentence.
The Jasper County prosecutor's office has dismissed robbery and kidnapping charges that a Joplin man has been facing, citing issues with prosecution of the case on the available evidence.
A truck driver from Lamar was killed in a one-vehicle accident at 3:40 p.m. Tuesday on Route EE, 4 miles northeast of Lamar in Barton County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
The Jasper County prosecutor's office Wednesday dismissed a felony domestic assault charge that a rural Webb City man was facing because of loss of contact with the alleged victim, his girlfriend.
No matter where you turn these days, you’re bound to read or hear about extended auto service contracts. If you’re not hearing about them on television or radio ads, you’re coming home to mailers telling you to have your contract activated immediately.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Gov. Mike Parson on Wednesday directed lawmakers to undo a recent Missouri Supreme Court ruling on vehicle sales taxes during a special legislative session next month, a move one Democrat called "unnecessary."
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A judge on Monday temporarily blocked a new Missouri law that sought to shield large hog, poultry and cattle farms from stringent local health rules.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — A doctor who worked for the Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks in Fayetteville has been indicted by a federal grand jury on three counts of involuntary manslaughter after allegedly making incorrect and misleading diagnoses that caused the deaths of three veterans.
CARTHAGE, Mo. — Construction of a performing arts center and expansion of Tech Center programs are the top two priorities for the Carthage School District, according to the latest Carthage 2020 and Beyond meeting survey.
Both drivers were injured in a two-vehicle collision at 11 a.m. Tuesday on Missouri Highway 96, about 3 miles east of Carthage in Jasper County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
A committee of residents is being formed by the Joplin City Council to push for passage of the city's half-cent sales tax proposal for the Police and Firemen's Pension Fund, which will be labeled on the Nov. 5 ballot as Proposition B.
Missouri universities are expecting mixed enrollment reports this fall, but perhaps none more pronounced than that of Missouri Southern State University, where total headcount could drop sharply.
This Week's Circulars
Sharon L. Fleury, 73, passed away Thursday, August 15, 2019, in New Hampshire. She was a retired real estate appraiser. Sharon is survived by brother, Robert Freese, of New Hampshire; and daughter, Angela Lombard, of Joplin, MO. No local services are planned. In loving memory of Sharon L. Fl…
MERIDEN, KS - Kathy Kime Robins, 60, a homemaker, passed away Wednesday, August 21, 2019. A celebration of her life will be held at later date. Arrangements under the direction of Kansas City Cremation Center, Shawnee Mission
CARTHAGE, MO - Virginia I. Castor, 86, a former Walmart employee, passed away Thursday, August 22, 2019. Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Ulmer Funeral Home, Carthage.
- Carthage woman to stand trial in prostitution-robbery case
- Wally Kennedy: Joplin needs a full-service supermarket
- Doctor at Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks indicted for involuntary manslaughter
- Will Webb City stay in Class 4 or bump up to Class 5?
- Joplin police investigating three Range Line burglaries
- New classifications released; Webb City remains in Class 4
- Teen detained in shooting of roommate in Joplin
- U.S. Bank to close three locations in November
- Cheryle Finley: Miles upon miles of memories shared with friend
- Ottawa County Fair underway in Miami