Keenan Cortez, who has served 15 years as a volunteer in various positions for the city of Joplin, was appointed Monday night to fill the City Council seat vacated by the resignation of Jim West.
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NEOSHO, Mo. — A judge ordered a 20-year-old defendant to stand trial on a rape charge Monday following testimony of his alleged victim at a preliminary hearing in Newton County Circuit Court.
NEOSHO, Mo. — Dwight Ferguson recalled in court Monday how three people showed up five months ago at his residence near Seneca, demanding to know where his "dope" was while one of them severely beat him.
A federal program that’s helped preserve the iconic Route 66 Highway for nearly two decades by providing cost-share grant assistance is officially coming to an end in the fall, and its final grant season is now open to applications until Friday, April 12.
Standing shoulder to shoulder at their respective microphones, the final two contestants of The Joplin Globe's 42nd annual spelling bee exhaled simultaneously.
Missouri Southern State University is in the process of hiring a coordinator for its Green Dot program, thanks to a grant from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services.
Spencer Dawson, a junior at Missouri Southern State University, has been selected to be a part of this year’s Oxford University Choral Singing Summer School.
NEOSHO, Mo. — Vietnam veteran George Powers, of Pittsburg, Kansas, who served 21 years in the U.S. Army, decided to make time for himself on Saturday during the Neosho National Fish Hatchery’s eighth annual Rainbows for Veterans fishing derby.
Richard Massa was among the most influential teachers on the Missouri Southern State University campus, said past MSSU President Julio Leon, noting the strong ties he had with many of his past journalism students.
This February, I challenged myself to read all of the Coretta Scott King Author Award winners and honorees in the Joplin Public Library’s Children’s Department. I ended up reading two out of three, but they were both excellent.
• MANHATTAN, Kan. — Two area students have been announced as receiving scholarships to Kansas State University Global Campus for the spring 2019 semester.
Why did your ancestors move from one region of a state to another region in the same state in the 1830s to 1860s? If the move occurred in Virginia, Pennsylvania, New York, Ohio, Indiana or Illinois, the answer might be that they were moving to new areas that developed and prospered along can…
If you’ve been thinking about building your next home but feel overwhelmed by the process, The Home Builders Association of Southwest Missouri can help you get started.
If romance books are primarily a genre for women, then the male equivalent would be what are called “men’s action-adventure” books.
In celebration of personal growth, I’d like to present a story. It starts with the vastly differing personalities of two children; it ends with a parenting epiphany. It goes like this.
For a week, everywhere I went around town, someone reminded me of the time change — that we should make our clocks spring forward. “Don’t forget!” they kept saying. Every year, no matter how many kindly encouragements I hear, I get to twirling and I almost always forget to make the change.
Fun, food, fellowship and turkey stories are the norm at thousands of National Wild Turkey Federation Hunting Heritage fundraising banquets held annually across the United States.
CARTHAGE, Mo. — Forget Punxsutawney Phil and his shadow. Cuddly rodents don’t mark the coming of summer. Drive-in theaters opening for the season, however ...
PITTSBURG, Kan. — Sure, Mark Nizer started out as a world champion juggler. And because he’s a funny guy, he added comedy to his act. But it’s the innovative use of 3-D technology that truly sets him apart from his peers.
Tegan Whited admits she wouldn’t be directing the latest Joplin Little Theater production if it weren’t for key pieces of information printed on Page 81 of the theater’s official history book.
Savanah Mandeville’s work lately has kept her snickering like a middle-schooler. She is developing a list for an adult spelling bee in which contestants will spell words that aren’t exactly curse words but aren’t very kid-friendly, either.
They sacrificed to serve their country during times of war, and in many cases they've now been retired from the military for decades.
PITTSBURG, Kan. — A Pittsburg man was taken into custody Friday by local authorities after he was identified as a suspect who was allegedly involved in multiple child sex crimes, according to a news release issued by the Pittsburg Police Department.
A Monett man was struck and killed in a car-pedestrian accident at 9:30 p.m. Friday on Lawrence Farm Road 2140, about 3 miles north of Freistatt in Lawrence County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
A Burgess man who was struck and killed by a train earlier this week on a Kansas City Southern Railroad track has been identified as Jerry A. Faucett, 57, the Barton County Sheriff’s Office stated Friday in a news release. Burgess is a village in Barton County.
While World War II started in Europe in 1939, it was two years before the attack on Pearl Harbor. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, who saw that the U.S. would be involved in the conflict, promoted policies for American military preparedness and programs as the Lend-Lease plan to provide mate…
Though it's been less than a week since Joplin's former city manager Sam Anselm left the job, community leaders did not need much time to define what they believe the priorities should be for the person who next takes the city helm.
CARTHAGE, Mo. — Kirk Cameron was a centerpiece of the American living room from 1985 to 1992 as the teen idol of the TV sitcom “Growing Pains.”
Gazing at the photo of the Peppermint Beach Club in Virginia Beach, I was transported to my youth growing up in Norfolk, Virginia, and my long summer days at the beach with my best friend, Leigh.
Jasper County officials cut a ribbon and conducted an open house Friday at the new Juvenile Services Center in Joplin in anticipation of an April 1 opening date for a structure that will house what they see as a nationwide leader in juvenile justice.
- Last living Carthage Marble stone carver completes last monument to come from company
- Three arrested in drug enforcement team search of residence
- Webb City School District tabs Joplin administrator as high school principal
- Webb City siblings save parents’ lives during house fire
- New owners bring Carterville tavern damaged in fire back from ashes
- UPDATED: City manager resigns; communication issues highlighted in survey
- Joplin lawmaker opposes House bill expunging marijuana convictions
- UPDATED: Fifth-graders sweep 42nd annual Joplin Globe spelling bee
- What they said: Senators from region explain their votes on emergency declaration
- Elimination of AmeriCorps, Senior Corps programs proposed in federal budget