Ask Joplin Police Department Capt. Trevor Duncan about the best and worst things about social media for a law enforcement agency, and a particular phrase might be repeated.
After following the 10,000-mile migration of the monarch butterfly, biologist Sara Dykman, of Kansas City, Kansas, has now finished the multinational trip and is the first person to complete it.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol said Thursday it was still investigating an accident that left three young children dead and six people injured in Newton County earlier this week.
The city of Joplin is offering three drop-off locations for residents who want to recycle Christmas trees now through the end of January.
The lobbies of fire stations in Joplin will not be open as warming shelters in response to the cold spell that has gripped the region. The lobby of the Donald E. Clark Justice Center, 303 E. Third St., will be…
Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter says utility companies that stand to save an estimated $100 million in new federal corporate tax cuts should pass those savings onto Oklahoma residents.
Dear Dave: My father-in-law started a business as an LLC a few years ago. He named all his daughters owners, with him owning the majority share. The business failed, and now he is being sued by creditors. He told the…
The city of Girard has fired its assistant police chief. Officials say the termination of Todd Melton is effective immediately, but can’t release any details because it’s a personnel matter. The vacancy will be addressed at Girard’s next City Council meeting on January 8.
Looking for love this winter? You’re not alone. According to Match.com, peak dating season runs from December 26 through Valentine’s Day. The website sees 50-million messages and one-million dates between its users during that span. And if you’re thinking of jumping into the dating pool, January 7 is the site’s single busiest day with a 42-percent increase in new users.
If you’re looking for a new job in the new year, you may want to head across the pond. Buckingham Palace is looking for a new assistant chef for Queen Elizabeth II. That person will get to live in the palace and create some of the Queen’s favorites, which consist of fresh fruit and chocolate. She has banned garlic from the royal kitchen, however. The salary – $27,000 a year.