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The Joplin campus of the James River Church will partner with the Joplin School District on Saturday to help renovate and repair the former Duenweg Elementary School.
CARL JUNCTION, Mo. — Three people allegedly broke into four Carl Junction schools earlier this week and were arrested by the local police department less than 12 hours later thanks to surveillance footage, police say.
Seventeen-year-old Luke Goodhope recently joined the Youth Volunteer Corps of Joplin, and on Tuesday he helped sort items made by human trafficking survivors in the basement of the Rapha House Freedom Boutique.
Missouri Southern State University announced Tuesday that it is offering complimentary credit monitoring to individuals who were affected by a cybersecurity attack on the university several months ago.
Property owners in Jasper and Newton counties who want to dispute their real estate or personal property reassessments have only a few days left to ask for a hearing by the county boards of equalization.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A St. Louis judge says Missouri's Republican-led Legislature cannot cut off funding to abortion providers and their affiliates.
LOCKWOOD, Mo. — Dylan Gallup, 16, of Lockwood, has never let his congenital heart defect stand in the way of living his best life.
Joplin police arrested a suspect in a gun-pointing incident Saturday afternoon but were unable to locate the culprit in a reported shooting a couple of hours earlier the same day.
A judge granted a former Joplin police officer and Jasper County deputy a suspended imposition of sentence Monday on a conviction for vehicular assault in a two-vehicle crash in which he was driving while intoxicated.
A child custody dispute is believed to have led to an exchange of gunfire Monday morning at a residence south of Joplin that left a woman dead and two men wounded, one of whom has been taken into custody, according to the Newton County sheriff.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson appointed a former judge who has supported an anti-abortion pregnancy center — and been disciplined for publicly doing so — to an administrative panel that could handle a licensing dispute with the state's only abortion clinic.
Jacob Williams has been named assistant principal at Joplin High School, specifically to oversee the junior class, the Joplin School District announced Monday.
NEVADA, Mo. — Cottey College has been ranked second on the Best Regional Midwest Colleges 2019 list by College Consensus, the college recently announced.
CARTHAGE, Mo. — Fair Acres Family YMCA plans to purchase a 23,000-square-foot sports complex near the square on June 26 in an effort to expand its services to reach more children and teens throughout the community.
A $1 million construction contract for another neighborhood improvement project in Joplin's disaster recovery zone will be presented to the City Council for action on Monday.
A large number of Missourians have been dropped from the state’s Medicaid program over the past year and a half, despite remaining eligible for services, according to health care advocates.
Missouri Southern State University’s accrediting body, in renewing its accreditation for another 10 years, has highlighted the university’s increased transparency and shared governance model as well as potential challenges in developing a culture of research and growth.
After a day of pruning, weeding and mowing the rain forest that once was my yard, I was too tired to cook. I was looking for something substantial to eat. But where? Then I remembered that the Infuxn Vodka Bar, 530 S. Main St., had become Infuxn Kitchen and Cocktails.
If you visit Carthage’s Central Park, you’ll find a statue of a man squatting with binoculars in his hand. For many people, one glance is all it takes to recognize the iconic figure of world-famous zoologist and naturalist R. Marlin Perkins. Perkins, born in Carthage in 1905, became the face…
Five local projects have been named winners at the 2019 National History Day contest, which was held earlier this month at the University of Maryland in College Park.
Children getting ready to attend kindergarten in the Joplin School District this fall will have a chance along with their parents to become familiar with school buses at a new event hosted by the district.
Business is on the move now for Joplin Workshops Inc., only four months after the workshop regained occupancy of a building that was heavily damaged two years ago in a fire.
VINITA, Okla. — New court filings indicate that Ronnie Dean Busick has failed to respond to offers of immunity from prosecution and reward money in exchange for any knowledge he may have of the kidnapping and presumed 1999 murders of two Oklahoma girls.
Finalists for two available $50,000 grants from the Joplin Regional Community Foundation's Philanthropic Society have been announced from a pool of 18 applications.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas' highest court declared Friday that the state finally is spending enough money on its public schools under a new education funding law but refused to end a lawsuit filed nearly a decade ago because it wants to monitor future funding by the Legislature.
Attorneys for the state of Oklahoma and Ronald Dean Busick met this morning before a judge and discussed the potential need for three separate mental competency evaluations for the defendant.
CARTHAGE, Mo. — Laurel Rosenthal has helped shape countless young minds at Mark Twain Elementary in Carthage for more than five decades and was recently honored with the Making a Difference for Women Award from the local Soroptimist International organization.
Those covered by Joplin's troubled Police and Firemen's Pension Fund will soon be asked to vote on a change to the plan's rules that would allow the city to use proceeds of a half-cent sales tax to secure the underfunded plan.
An 18-year-old Joplin resident is being held without bond in connection with a June 4 robbery at Schifferdecker Park that resulted in serious injuries to another teen.
In addition to boosting local economies, trails are becoming a key component in healthy lifestyle initiatives across the country as well as a legitimate means for nonrecreational transportation.
A proposed casino with ties to the Quapaw Nation was granted a gaming license Thursday for a $350 million casino and resort in Pine Bluff, Arkansas.
Adults who earned high school equivalency certificates after completing the Adult Education and Literacy program will be honored in a graduation ceremony at 7 p.m. today at the Joplin High School performing arts center, 2104 Indiana Ave.
This Week's Circulars
Joyce Boyer, 90, of Seneca, MO, passed away on Monday, June 17, 2019, at her home. Joyce was born in Kansas City, KS, and has been a resident of Seneca, MO since 1983. Surviving is her husband of 62 years, Frank Boyer; three daughters, Janice A. Stewart (Mikee), Janice Hickox (Howard) and Si…
GOLDEN CITY, MO - Edward Eugene Weinstein, 105, a carpenter, passed away Tuesday, June 18, 2019. Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Daniel Funeral Home, Lamar, MO.
BAXTER SPRINGS, KS - Joann Miller, 77, a retired certified nurses aide, passed away Sunday, June 16, 2019. Services are planned for a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Ozark Memorial Park Crematory, Joplin,MO.
- UPDATED: Father charged with wounding son, killing son's girlfriend
- Woman killed, two men wounded in exchange of gunfire south of Joplin
- Declining Medicaid enrollment in Missouri has advocates concerned
- As son struggles for first breaths, parents stay at Joplin's Ronald McDonald House
- Carthage YMCA to expand services with purchase of Game On sports complex
- One adult, two juveniles arrested after thefts reported at four Carl Junction schools
- Bill Caldwell: Carthage native Marlin Perkins promoted wildlife preservation
- Empire Market to test a nighttime event
- Former Joplin police officer granted probation in drunken driving crash
- UPDATED: Jacob Williams named assistant principal at Joplin High School