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Tennis courts @ JAC open year around

Tennis courts at Joplin Athletic Complex are open from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. for members. Non-members hours are Monday through Saturday 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday 12 to 5 p.m. Non-members can stay until 11 p.m. as long as they are on the courts by the time the courts are regularly scheduled to close.Tennis memberships are offered year round. Memberships for a family of four are $150. Individuals 18 and over pay $75 and individuals 17 and under pay $37.50. Senior rates, 55 and over, pay $50.The t…

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Anhydrous spill in Labette County

On January 26th at 9:54 PM, Labette County 911 Dispatch received a report of an anhydrous spill, occurring at 4:40 PM on 10000 Road in a field. It was further reported a farmer was in the process of applying the anhydrous in the field when a malfunction occurred causing the uncontrolled release of anhydrous. The tank, having a 1500 gallon capacity, was believed to have been half full at the time of the incident.Upon emergency responders arriving on scene, deputies restricted traffic into the …

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"Go Pink or Go Home" at NEO

The Northeastern Oklahoma AM College (NEO) Lady Norse basketball team will host its yearly Pink game on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015 against Murray State. The game will begin at 6 p.m. in the college gym. Everyone is encouraged to wear pink to support the cause. This year’s theme is “Go Pink or Go Home” and is part of a nation-wide breast cancer awareness event.“Each year our Lady Norse host a Pink game to honor all those who have been affected by breast cancer,” said Jim Rowland, head coach for L…

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Jasper friends remember local man killed in shooting in Omaha, Nebraska

A Jasper man, who was shot and killed last week in Omaha, Neb., was the last survivor of a family of four from Liberal, three of whom were killed in vehicle crash in 2008. Omaha Police said Jameson Toler, 29, was declared dead at the scene of a shooting in north-central Omaha after officers were called to the scene at 6:33 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 22.