CASSVILLE, Mo. — The owner of a water slide just outside Roaring River State Park south of Cassville pleaded guilty in federal court this week to one count of making a false tax return.
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Diverse and flexible spaces that could accommodate everything from a dance class to a 1,600-seat stage production are incorporated into a conceptual design for Joplin's Memorial Hall.
The Joplin School District on Tuesday night announced the acquisition of a parcel of land adjacent to the north of its recently acquired Dover Hill property to add to its land bank for its new elementary school.
A Neosho woman was injured in a single-vehicle accident at 8:45 a.m. Tuesday on Route NN, 2 miles northwest of Neosho in Newton County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
NEOSHO, Mo. — Two of three defendants charged with shooting at a police officer who tried to pull their vehicle over Sept. 12 in Seneca have been ordered to stand trial.
Voting records set in 2016 have already been broken in Jasper and Newton counties. And with a week left before Election Day, county clerks anticipate those numbers going higher.
SOUTHWEST CITY, Mo. — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced a $2.228 million investment in the water system for Southwest City in McDonald County.
The Jasper County Health Department on Tuesday reported three more deaths of residents due to COVID-19, bringing the county's total to 53.
The Joplin Health Department on Tuesday reported an additional death of a resident due to COVID-19, bringing the city's total to 36.
Known for farm-to-table living and an A-plus in recycling, Oregon has a pretty “crunchy” reputation. While it’s true that copious farms, dairies, breweries, vineyards and a fine coastline make it easy to live the clean-eating local food life, Oregon has a dirty little secret.
Living at the end of a dead-end street, our trick-or-treaters have always been limited. This year, we have new kiddos in the neighborhood, so I'm going to prepare for some Halloween knocking on the door. Of course, as usual, I will stock up on my favorites and look forward to leftovers.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — With coronavirus cases spreading rapidly across her state, Samantha Allen laments that Missouri does not allow voters to cast their ballots in person before Election Day.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis hospitals are filling up with coronavirus patients, and experts say many of those patients are coming from other areas of the state.
A Cassville woman was injured in a single-vehicle accident at 11 a.m. Monday on Missouri Highway 37, a mile south of Butterfield in Barry County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Joplin's total COVID-19 case count has reached a new local record, climbing 55% in the last seven days compared with the previous week, the city's health director said Monday.
Judge Dean Dankelson was forced to declare a mistrial Monday when a 61-year-old defendant in a child sexual abuse case experienced a medical emergency just before the start of jury selection proceedings.
The Joplin Board of Education on Tuesday will discuss the use of CARES Act money to buy laptop computers for students at College Heights Christian School.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas on Monday reported record highs for its seven-day rolling averages of new COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, and a spokesman for Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly said she was considering calling the Republican-controlled Legislature into a special session to impose a …
The Joplin Health Department on Monday reported an additional death of a resident due to COVID-19, bringing the city's total to 35.
Recently, I read a story in The Wall Street Journal discussing the state of Mississippi and its need to decommission more than 100 bridges. The reasons for these closings are twofold: First, the bridges have simply deteriorated to dangerous levels, which can lead to accidents. Second, the st…
Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt’s office dismissed accusations that his office and the state department of health illegally concealed records and violated the Sunshine Law during the course of a medical marijuana lawsuit, calling the charges “frivolous” and “baseless.”
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Social media influencers might soon be popping up on Missouri residents' Instagram and Twitter accounts with reminders of ways they can help slow the spread of the coronavirus.
Wintry weather could creep into the region overnight, with Crawford County in Southeast Kansas and Vernon County in Southwest Missouri under a winter weather advisory from 6 p.m. today until 9 a.m. Tuesday.
Missouri on Monday reported 171,022 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 2,810 deaths, according to the latest data from the state Department of Health and Senior Services.
The National Wildlife Federation, North America’s largest conservation organization, has been working aggressively for years to raise awareness of and to implement action against the continued spread of invasive Asian carp.
NEOSHO, Mo. — Ryan Meister and Corey McNew drove from Springfield recently to try out the new Neosho bike trails in Morse Park. They called Neosho's trail network “up-and-coming,” and noted the trails aren’t yet crowded.
On Saturday, temperatures stayed low and a cool breeze blew across historic Peace Church Cemetery as volunteers prepared the burial ground for the winter. About 35 of those volunteers came from Joplin High School’s JROTC program.
Five people were injured in a two-vehicle accident about 11:30 p.m. Saturday on Route H, 4 miles north of Monett, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services on Sunday added more than 2,000 COVID-19 cases to the state's total, bringing it from 167,452 vases reported Saturday to 169,495 being reported Sunday.
Q: How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected the need for housing services in the Southeast Kansas area?
Nothing could be as soul-soothing as the music of raindrops pattering on the roof this week. It lulled me to sleep with assurance that all would be made right in Nature’s world, and the fresh, rich smell of petrichor woke me to a soft gray dawn seeping through my slightly open window. A sens…
Eighty-two years ago, millions of Americans believed, at least for a while, that Martians had chosen the night before Halloween to invade the Eastern Seaboard of the United States.
A 15-year-old Noel boy was killed in a utility vehicle wreck about 2 p.m. Saturday on private property at a Noel address in McDonald County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
NEOSHO, Mo. — The novel coronavirus pandemic has shut down many opportunities, but the Neosho-Newton County Library has found that the need for books has increased. Recognizing also the demand for reduced interaction, the library has introduced new features and granted patrons access to a mu…
In a year of uncertainties, most local voters know one thing for sure: who they want in the White House for the next four years.
President Donald Trump and challenger Joe Biden are intensifying their efforts to persuade uncommitted voters to pick sides in the closing days of the presidential election campaign.
A Missouri family that sued after being denied a medical marijuana license is alleging the state department of health and Attorney General Eric Schmitt’s office illegally concealed documents and violated open records laws in order to undercut the lawsuit.
Mining in the early days of the Tri-State District was an individual enterprise. Miners worked their own land or leased tracts to take advantage of shallow surface deposits. As independent operators, there was little incentive to work together. It was every man for himself.
The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services today added 2,918 more COVID-19 cases and 113 more deaths to the state's total counts on its dashboard, bringing the total number of cases since the pandemic arrived in Missouri to 167,452, and the total number of deaths to 2,801.
(AP) The Missouri agency that handles unemployment claims saw its staffing slashed by nearly 40% in recent years before this spring's surge in claims amid the coronavirus pandemic strained the system.
- Lawyer: School policy on prayer cited at Jasper
- Lamar student teacher draws prison time in sexual misconduct with students
- Former Webb City man breaks big with spooky series on Amazon Prime
- Joplin hospitals see record numbers of COVID-19 patients; mask usage slips
- John Danforth: Voters should oppose Amendment 3
- Mistrial declared when defendant in sexual abuse case falls ill
- Joplin's total COVID-19 case count climbs to 2,112
- Joplin man accused of felony assault of girlfriend
- Carthage man to stand trial on first-degree murder charges
- Noel teenager killed in ATV accident in McDonald County