Jared Lightle never anticipated that when he renewed his marriage vows Saturday, he would have to chase some guy from the wedding hall, yelling: “Stop! Thief! Stop!”
Investors in a failed Texas business radio venture have refiled a lawsuit in Texas against a number of defendants, including Joplin’s contracted master development firm and its principals.
Don’t move firewood. Jon Skinner, an urban forester with the Missouri Department of Conservation, said that’s the No. 1 way a pest that destroys ash trees will spread. “Emerald ash borer is not spreading by the insect on its own — it’s spreading by people. People transporting logs,” Skinner said.
The Neosho Area Business and Industrial Foundation announced a proposal Monday to build the Crowder Global Gateway Intermodal Facility. The project would be 500-acre hub within the city’s Industrial Park and Foreign Trade Zone seeking to bring together the city’s rail opportunities with its access to the interstate highway system.
Religious rights activists in Missouri claimed a major victory Monday when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that closely held corporations can cite religious objections to the federal health care law.
Summer may be fun and games for some, but it’s proving to be a burden for local animal shelters. The Joplin Humane Society is averaging between 700 and 900 animals coming in per month, largely a result of a spring/summer breeding season for cats and dogs as well as relaxed supervision by pet owners during warmer weather, shelter manager Lysa Boston said.
Three fire trucks were parked outside Russ Hall at Pittsburg State University today, along with a few hundred community members, city representatives, firefighters, faculty, staff and students.