Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has signed into law legislation that bans abortions after eight weeks. The legislation includes exceptions for what it defines as medical emergencies — such as cases when a mother’s life is at risk or she is facing serious permanent injury — but not for pregnancies that are the result of rape or incest. Do you agree or disagree with the state’s action?
Editor's note: This poll's options have been edited: "Yes" was changed to "agree," "No" was changed to "disagree."
Richard 'Dick' Cooper, age 80, Joplin, passed away at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at Joplin Health and Rehabilitation Center after an illness. Richard was born January 3, 1939 in Lamar, Missouri to the late Harold B. Cooper and Hester Wagaman Cooper and had lived in Joplin most of his…
SARCOXIE, MO - Barbara Lee Fieker, 88, passed away Sunday, June 23, 2019. Services 11 a.m. Wednesday at Freedom Christian Fellowship Church, Sarcoxie. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Housh-Goodwin Funeral Home, Sarcoxie.
LANAGAN, MO - Katherine M. Hunter, 84, a retired property manager, passed away Saturday, June 22, 2019. Services will be at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Ozark Memorial Park Crematory.