A local rising star will be leading the praise and worship service for the Fellowship of Christian Students at Carthage Middle School on Friday.
Public service by citizens willing to share their time and knowledge with their community is what makes a city or a school run smoothly, and the time for those who want to step up is here.
No criminal wrongdoing was found in connection with the failure of the Joplin Public Works Department to collect $150,000 in building permit and code enforcement fees, the city announced late Thursday afternoon.
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.