The year 2020 has a number of upcoming centennials. One such is the 100th anniversary of the year the spitball was outlawed in Major League Baseball. One of baseball’s best and last spitball pitchers was born in Joplin.
A Joplin businesswoman who believed in her town and knew her customers by name has retired.
Patrick Beranek, a 17-year-old junior at Joplin High School, has scored a perfect 36 on the ACT.
COLUMBUS, Kan. — Cherokee County may soon declare itself a Second Amendment sanctuary, an expression of opposition to restrictions on the right to keep and bear arms.
The Board of Governors at Missouri Southern State University has hired EFL Associates, a Kansas City-based executive search and recruitment firm, to help in the hiring of the university’s next president.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The owner of a tourist duck boat that sank in a Missouri lake, killing 17 people, has settled its final pending lawsuit for an undisclosed amount.
The consultant who is in Joplin to begin work on the second phase of the East Town Historic Resources Survey heard some neighborhood history during an initial meeting Thursday night.
Rebecca Harshaw, Missouri Southern’s dental hygiene clinical instructor, has heard her students say it over and over again throughout the years.
CARTHAGE, Mo. — The graves of more than 40 people who likely had no family and were buried as paupers will now receive county care.
A plan to waive some concurrent enrollment tuition fees at Missouri Southern State University aims to provide equity for first-generation and low-income students, university officials said Thursday.