The Community Blood Center of the Ozarks will hold a number of upcoming blood drives to address shortages of types A-positive, A-negative and B-negative blood products.
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The recent release of the movie "Midway" shines a Hollywood spotlight once again on Chester Nimitz, who led the U.S. Pacific Fleet from soon after the attack on Pearl Harbor to the surrender of Japan in Tokyo Bay in September 1945. Nimitz is one of only four five-star fleet admirals in the h…
A Jasper, Alabama, veteran, attempting to walk nearly 100 miles from Jasper to Huntsville to keep an appointment with the Veterans Administration on Wednesday, caught a break — and a ride — when a Walker County deputy spotted him. What ensued next was coordination across four sheriff's offic…
Tuesday's annual Festival of Wreaths, the annual fundraiser for the Crowder College Foundation, represents a chance to get an early jump on Christmas shopping.
Funding for higher education — in Missouri and across the nation — has taken a drastic hit over the past decade, according to a report released last month from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.
Beginning in January 1928, the Globe and News Herald added radio broadcast schedules to their daily features. That year, the U.S. Commerce Department issued General Order 40, which classified stations as local, regional or clear. The “On the Air” column listed clear channel stations across t…
A new, one-day offering of panels and workshops at Missouri Southern State University aims to start a local conversation about decolonization and how it can be enacted in daily life.
Some things I understand. Other things make me wonder, such as why are people standing in line and sometimes fighting over a fried-chicken sandwich? I don't get it.
Results from the half-cent sales tax election last week and a recently completed study of city sewer rates are on the agenda for a special Joplin City Council meeting set for Monday.
A judge sentenced a 39-year-old Joplin man to 10 years in prison this week on convictions for kidnapping and attempted sodomy in connection with a 2017 sexual assault of a clerk in a store on Joplin’s east side.
CARL JUNCTION, Mo. — Jasper County will be the guinea pig for another first-in-the-state construction project when the Missouri Department of Transportation builds a roundabout in 2021 for the intersection of Highways 171 and 96, and Route YY north of Carl Junction.
A full slate of festivities — ranging from a downtown party later this month to the Joplin Christmas parade early next followed by a holiday tour of seasonally bedecked homes and lofts — is planned for Joplin's holiday season.
MIAMI, Okla. — Route 66 is known by many names — the Mother Road, America’s Main Street and, at least in Oklahoma, the Will Rogers Memorial Highway.
CARL JUNCTION, Mo. — Mother Nature has pushed back the dedication date of Carl Junction’s first Veterans Memorial located in Memorial Park to next year.
Mercedes-Benz cars have always stood tall in the automotive world with leading edge designs and performance innovations that set it apart. Little wonder that its newer GLC hybrid moves the bar in a different direction with speed and comfort high on its list of priorities.
Bike Joplin Inc. is a new 501(c)(3) that came about through discussions within the Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce Trails and Connectivity workgroup. There was a desire for entry-level bicycle rides geared toward having fun, meeting people and seeing Joplin through a new perspective.
LIBERAL, Mo. — It could’ve easily been mistaken for Christmas Day on Wednesday at Liberal High School when the archery students opened up boxes of new equipment donated to the district by the Missouri Department of Conservation to replace the team’s belongings that were lost in a recent arson fire.
CARL JUNCTION, Mo. — The age limit to purchase tobacco and vaping products in Carl Junction could rise from 18 to 21 in two weeks if the City Council approves a change in the local ordinance at its Nov. 19 regular meeting.
A list of 150 activities that could be scheduled as part of the celebration of Joplin's 150th anniversary in 2023 is being developed by the Joplin Celebration Commission.
Taxpayers in Jasper County can now access their real estate and personal property tax bills online by name rather than using a tax identification number on the bills.
Garden City Community College has received the external review into the August 2018 death of former football player Braeden Bradforth, but it will not be released until that institution's board of trustees reviews it.
Throughout November, as Americans honor military veterans who served in the U.S. armed forces, the Better Business Bureau is advising consumers to be careful when donating to charities that emphasize heartbreaking stories of disabled veterans.
COLUMBUS, Kan. — Rodney Edmondson, Cherokee County election officer, said the official canvassing of Tuesday’s general election results will be interesting this year since there were a number of write-in candidates. Voter turnout Tuesday was 14.75 percent.
NEOSHO, Mo. — A Jasper County judge sent an Oklahoma man to prison for seven years Monday when he pleaded guilty to two reduced counts of assaulting a police officer stemming from a vehicle pursuit May 31 in Joplin.
NEOSHO, Mo. — The Newton County prosecutor’s office has dismissed sexual assault and kidnapping charges that a 27-year-old man was facing in connection with an incident in August at a Joplin motel involving a woman who now maintains that she and the defendant were pursuing a mutual interest …
NEOSHO, Mo. — The Neosho City Council was unable to decide on a selection for city administrator Tuesday night, but whoever is tabbed, the person will have to live nearby.
CARTHAGE, Mo. — A contract with Crossland Construction to manage a $50 million construction project to build a new county courts building in Joplin and remodel part of the county courthouse in Carthage, and to expand the county jail was approved Tuesday by the Jasper County Commission.
Bradley Cook's insistence that he acted in self-defense in the stabbing of another man two years ago at the Watered Gardens Rescue Mission in downtown Joplin did not play well in court Monday when a judge sentenced him to a total of 40 years behind bars.
Representatives of a residents' committee that has promoted Proposition B, which will be on Tuesday's election ballot in Joplin, made a last push for the issue at Monday night's City Council meeting.
Circuit Judge Dean Dankelson sentenced Kosaksy Phillip to 20 years in prison Monday for the fatal shooting of Diamond Bradley at a motel on the southwest side of Joplin.
Joplin voters on Tuesday will decide whether to increase the city's general sales tax a half-cent that would be designated to fully fund the existing Joplin Police and Firemen's Pension Fund.
Community Blood Center of the Ozarks reports a shortage of types A-positive, A-negative and O-negative blood and has requested immediate donations to ensure the maintenance of adequate reserve levels.
The Women in Science Club at Missouri Southern State University is only in its second semester as a group, but its members are already having an impact on the community.
NEOSHO, Mo. — The Neosho City Council plans to choose a new city administrator Tuesday, but voters might complicate living arrangements for that new official.
This Week's Circulars
JOPLIN, MO - Janice Weakley, 74, an optician, passed away Friday, November 1, 2019. She was born November 30, 1944. She is survived by her children, Michael Adrian, Natalie Nelson and Brian Adrian; four grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father, Rober…
James "Jim" Arthur DeLano, of Baxter Springs, KS, previously from Miami, OK, passed from this life on November 5, 2019 at his home, he was 72. Jim was born on April 22, 1947, to James Albert and Phyllis Louise (Myers) DeLano, in Wichita, KS. He graduated from Wichita East High School. He was…
JOPLIN, MO - Nancy Lee Arnall, 83, a homemaker, passed away Friday, November 8, 2019. Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Clark Funeral Home, Granby, MO.
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- East Newton finally receives good fortune
- Proposed roundabout to be first in state with signals
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- Joplin's Westmoreland commits to Southern Illinois
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