As the school year comes to a close, many nonprofit organizations, school districts and private businesses are stepping up with summer camps and activities to keep youngsters and teenagers busy.
After aiming to cut 95 percent of the Office of National Drug Control Policy earlier this month, the Trump administration reversed its recommendation in its budget proposal announced Tuesday.
A man accused of beating another Mexican worker in the country illegally to death with a two-by-four more than two years ago in Joplin has pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter and been sentenced to eight years in prison.
The boys and girls basketball programs at Joplin middle schools will be combined into one team beginning next year.
CARTHAGE, Mo. — Capt. Becky Stevens, jail administrator for Jasper County, was named Jail Administrator of the Year by the Missouri Sheriffs’ Association, becoming the first woman to receive the award.
PINEVILLE, Mo. — The McDonald County prosecutor has dropped a murder charge that an Arkansas man was facing in the shooting death six years ago of an older business associate.
A federal grant of $291,000 has been awarded to the Joplin Fire Department to replace lifesaving air pack gear.