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We know picking a party spot is tough, so we’re going to highlight a popular birthday party location in each issue. Let us know where your favorite place to party is, and maybe we’ll feature it next time!
Pets come in all shapes and sizes. When we think about the kinds of pets we could have, kittens and puppies probably come to mind first. But there are some people who like a more creepy variety.
You’ve heard of therapy dogs, I’m sure. They help you when you are feeling sad or lonely. There are also therapy cats, whose soft purring can make sad tears disappear. But have you ever heard of a therapy donkey?
With “asyndeton” and “niccolite,” Prithvi Nagarajan, a fifth-grade student at Thomas Jefferson Independent Day School, won the 2017 Joplin Globe spelling bee.
Whether pulling a rabbit from an empty hat, making a pencil disappear or transforming a red handkerchief into a green one, magic has been a part of the world since the ancient Greeks. In fact, the first recorded book containing magic tricks appeared in 1584. Yep, that’s a long time ago! Luck…
These posters are the beautiful results of the 2017 Fair Housing Poster Contest created by fifth-graders who attend the Joplin Boys and Girls Club. The basis behind the contest is, ‘what does a home mean to you?’
The Dickerson Park Zoo in Springfield is home to more than 500 animals. Zoos are great because there’s a good chance you’ll be able to see your favorite animal, whether it’s a big cat, a big bird or a big bear.
There are a lot of fun things to do in and around the Joplin area that can keep you from getting bored on the weekends and during your summer break from school. Check out the fun list below!
Like sprinklers and popsicles, some things are best enjoyed outside. This summer fun art project uses shaving cream and paint to create a unique, colorful pattern on paper. It takes just the right amount of messy creativity.
When I was a kid, I loved spending weekends and summers with my grandmother in Duquesne. One of our favorite games to play was “Button, button, where’s the button?” She hid a button in the house, and with no tips from her other than “warmer” or “colder,” I had to find it.
When you mix up your own healthy ingredients, you and your parents can feel good that you’re not filling your strong body with a bunch of extra sugar or fake colors and flavors. Plus, there won’t be as much waste from plastic wrappers and boxes, so the environment will be happier, too.
Decorating eggs at Easter started a very long time ago. Eggs symbolize a new beginning. For those of the Christian faith, it was a tradition to decorate or stain the eggs in red in memory of the blood of Christ.
Ask a group of people what “outdoor fun” means, and answers will vary: Mountain biking. Hiking. Gardening. Camping. Hunting. Fishing. Birdwatching. Mushroom hunting.
This Week's Circulars
COLUMBUS, KS - Virginia C. Rockers, 90, passed away Friday, May 29, 2020. Private family mass will be at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church.. Rosary 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Bath-Naylor Funeral Home, Columbus, visitation to follow.
Glenn R. Arrowood, Jr., 59, passed away in his home in Carthage, Missouri, on April 11th, 2020, after a brief bout with cancer. Glenn was born September 15th, 1960. He joined the Marines in 1978 and served until 1981. Glenn worked many jobs, introducing him to a multitude of friends and acqu…
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