CARTHAGE, Mo. — The Carthage School District has reported a new influx of students whose families recently entered the United States. Unlike 20 years ago, the new arrivals are not numerous enough to reshape the district demographically. But the students,…
The announcement on Monday that a new veterans outpatient clinic will be placed in Joplin was heralded as “a long time coming” by one veterans advocate.
Police say one person was killed and a man was arrested following a shooting outside a business in northeastern Oklahoma.
The Latest on the Kansas Legislature’s debates over raising taxes to fix the state budget and provide additional money for public schools (all times local):
An autopsy report concludes that a toddler fatally injured at a carnival in Wichita, Kansas, died accidentally after grabbing an electrically charged fence.
The Latest on a Missouri bill to ban local governments from mandating union working conditions for construction projects(all times local):
The Kansas Senate has rejected a proposal to restrict lobbying of the Legislature by public school districts as it debates a bill that would increase the state’s spending on education.
The Upward Bound program at Missouri Southern State University has been approved for a five-year grant by the U.S. Department of Education. The grant – which will provide $289,195 per year, starting Sept. 1 – will help fund the program, which prepares high-school students for post-secondary education. Currently, it serves 70 students from the Joplin, Carl Junction, Carthage, Webb City and East Newton school districts. “We have to show the need in the area to be app…
Hope 4 You Breast Cancer Foundation, a local awareness organization, will hold its 10th annual Race 4 Hope walk and run on Saturday at Missouri Southern State University.
A district judge from Norman is stepping down after just six years in office, saying the time is right for her to return to private practice.