Roaring River divers

Divers continue to explore Roaring River Spring. They made it to a depth of 472 feet recently.


How low can you go?

That's what divers are still wondering after the latest exploration of the Roaring River spring. The dive team took to the waters over the weekend and made it to a depth of 472 feet, setting a record and still seeing no bottom in sight.

Learn more from reporter Sheila Harris online at and in Tuesday's print edition.

You can also find:

  • A feature about the Blinzler Softball Complex in Joplin, which recently turned 40.
  • Coverage of tonight's Joplin City Council meeting.
  • An update on testing for chronic wasting disease in Missouri's southern counties.

Have a nice Monday evening.

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Emily Younker is the managing editor at the Joplin Globe. Contact: eyounker AT joplinglobe DOT com.