A proposal for a science/discovery center with a weather component will be considered for part of the former St. John’s Regional Medical Center site. David Wallace, chief executive officer of the Wallace Bajjali Development Partners, said that type of project will be considered for land that the board of Mercy Hospital wants to develop near 26th Street and McClelland Boulevard.
It’s hard to say who was having more fun Wednesday morning: retired Joplin machinist Tom Johnston or the 349 Pittsburg elementary students he was assisting onto a train.
The Newton County Tourism Council has dug up what could be a stocking stuffer just in time for the holidays. “Ozark Uplift,” a documentary about lead, zinc and coal mining in the Tri-State Area of Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma is going on sale at several area museums and other sites beginning today. The cost is $15.
Joplin area nonprofits will soon have access to customized disaster preparation and training programs designed to help them create or supplement existing plans. The Resilient Community training is being paid for from a $248,000 national grant awarded to the Community Foundation of the Ozarks, based in Springfield.
U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill: “It’s not a perfect deal for any Member, but that’s because it’s a compromise, which is something we need more of around here.”
A Public Service Announcement produced by KGCS-TV has received national recognition from the College Broadcasters Inc.
The board of directors of Ducommun Inc. has announced that Joel Benkie has been named the company’s new president, effective Jan. 1.
The Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma has initiated the cleanup of the Catholic 40 site. In 1892, the Catholic Church constructed a church and boarding school where many Quapaw Tribal members attended church and school until 1927 when the Catholic Church closed the facilities. In 1937, the Catholic Church leased the property for mining…
U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.), co-sponsored a “sense of the Senate” resolution to address the disproportionate military pay provision in the budget that would reduce the cost-of-living (COLA) adjustment for military retirees under the age of 62.
(Bad weather will postpone the scheduled work)