BAXTER SPRINGS, Kan. — One of Baxter Springs’ most iconic stops on its most iconic highway owes a lot to a federal program that could soon reach the end of its road.
The family of Brooke Robinson started out Wednesday with high hopes of finding the 12-year-old’s body in Shoal Creek.
The Upward Bound program at Missouri Southern State University, which prepares high school students for postsecondary education, has been approved for a five-year grant by the U.S. Department of Education.
Volunteers at the Joplin Humane Society have teamed with the Missouri Southern State University football team to create a 2018 calendar that is full of pictures of the tough, muscled athletes cuddling with adorable dogs and puppies.
A plan to put new “wayfinding” signs throughout Carthage took another step forward when the Carthage City Council voted on May 23 to approve an agreement with the Missouri Department of Transportation over the placement and maintenance of the signs.
During a luncheon presentation held last week in the Carthage Water & Electric Community Room, Carthage Community Foundation was pleased to present more than $35,000 to 17 area organizations supporting the Carthage community and its citizens.
Carthage voters will decide in August whether to keep an existing sales tax on vehicles requiring titles that are bought from out of state or let the tax lapse in 2018, potentially costing the city $65,000 a year.
First Presbyterian Church of Carthage has two reasons to celebrate next month. Not only is 2017 the 150th anniversary of the church founding but it is also the 100th anniversary of the building where First Presbyterian began holding services 50 years after its beginning.
A Carthage family is suing the Carthage R-9 School District claiming a former teacher caused physical and emotional abuse against a special needs child, and current administrators failed to protect the child.
The commander of the Jasper County Detention Center has been named Jail Administrator of the Year by the Missouri Sheriff’s Association.