It’s quiet in Sylvia Shirley’s clay studio — sometimes too quiet. She hears the hum of the space heater and the whir of her potter’s wheel when she’s working on a piece.
This year’s Empty Bowls fundraiser has brought in more than $16,000 and will be disbursed among three local agencies and will be used to feed those in need.
For about an hour on Friday, it felt like I was someplace other than Joplin. It was like I had taken a trip somewhere.
A longtime staple of storage and socializing at American high schools — lockers — have largely become extinct at the new Joplin High School.
An effort by the Community Coalition for Clemency to commute the Missouri prison sentences of 14 women, including one from Joplin, is opposed by a local couple and Ken Copeland, the sheriff of Newton
Several area cities will kick off the holiday season this week with Christmas parades. They include Joplin, Carthage and Pittsburg.
The white police officer who killed Michael Brown has resigned from the Ferguson Police Department, his attorney said Saturday, nearly four months after the fatal confrontation with the black 18-year-old that fueled protests in the St. Louis suburb and across the nation.
NEOSHO, Mo. — A Neosho man was injured when he drove his vehicle into the path of a train on Friday.
Are you a “squeezer” or a “roller”? Do you simply squeeze a tube of toothpaste, twisting and mangling it into some grotesque figure? Or do you roll the tube from the bottom up, leaving it nice and nea
First Presbyterian Church of Webb City has been a venerable part of the community since its beginning in 1877, and some of the members want to make sure it stays that way.