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…

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The community turned out Saturday to honor those who served at the 32nd annual Veterans Day Parade on Saturday in downtown Joplin.

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…

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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.

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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.

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Missouri Southern sophomore Naiam Perez is a first-generation student, meaning she’s the first in her family to go to college.

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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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 …

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.

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.

A series of tree pruning workshops will be held across the area by the Missouri Department of Conservation.

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.

This Week's Circulars

Obituaries

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.