Restaurants, bars trying to adapt in face of COVID-19

With a Monday news conference by President Donald Trump on the COVID-19 pandemic on the television in the background, Trisha Tupper, assistant manager, sanitizes the bar at Crabbys on Monday in Joplin. Local restaurant and/or bar owners say they are hanging on with support of loyal customers, and are to adapt their operations in the face of the viral emergency. GLOBE | ROGER NOMER