Republic Service intends to pick up the Monday residential trash routes tomorrow, Tuesday, January 7. While normal start time is 6 a.m., on January 7 the trash company will start around 8 a.m. and will pick up what trash is accessible due to road and alley conditions…
The Southeast Kansas Humane Society will host its 38th annual chili dinner on Super Bowl Sunday from 11am to 2pm on Sunday, February 2nd in the lower level of the Pittsburg Memorial Auditorium…
Thanks to the generosity of local donors and a Massachusetts-based nonprofit, Joplin police dogs soon can join their human counterparts in wearing protective vests while on the job. All five of the local department’s dogs will have their own vests in about two or three months after a Joplin couple donated the money for their purchase via Vested Interest in K-9s Inc., according to Cpl. Brian Henderson, who supervises the canine unit.
For nearly seven years in the Office of Admission, Jon Bartlow worked with Pittsburg State University students as they were beginning their educational journey. Soon, his focus will turn to those who have completed the quest.
Tickets are on sale for the annual Lincoln Day Dinner for Jasper and Newton counties. The event is set for Saturday, Feb. 1, at the Butcher’s Block Banquet Center, 499 W. Fountain Road, with the social hour beginning at 6 p.m. and the program to start at 6:30 p.m.
Furniture is assembled and in place. Books have been shelved. More than two and a half years after having been destroyed by the 2011 tornado, three new schools are ready for business.
Kansas health and wildlife officials issued revised fish consumption advisories for 2014 last week. A number of rivers and lakes in Southeast Kansas are on the list because of elevated pollution levels.
There are a few strategies when it comes to eating Girl Scout cookies as quickly as possible. Some competitors at Saturday’s Cookie Crunch-Off at Missouri Southern State University soaked the cookies in milk. A few crumbled them into a bowl and poured the crumbs into their mouths. Others just ate each cookie whole. More than 250 Girl Scouts gathered for the event that kicks off this year’s cookie sale.
The board of directors of the Neosho Transportation Development District on Thursday approved the formation of a liaison group to improve communication with business and community leaders, TDD board chairman Steve Roark said Friday.
With some of the lowest temperatures in years pushing into the area, Joplin homeless shelters and relief organizations were working Saturday to make sure everyone had a place to stay if needed.