Carthage firefighters will honor Fire Marshall Tom Nixon with a reception from 2 p.m.-4 p.m. on Friday at the Carthage Fire Station.
A man and woman have been arrested and face charges of first degree murder in the death of Raymond Ritchhart, 87, 1237 Douglas Court.
Webb City’s annual Christmas parade marched on Saturday, despite cold weather and gray skies. Many parade-goers, such as Carl Junction resident Kandy Fort, took refuge inside businesses along Main Street to get warm, including Minerva Candy Co.
A formal vote Monday by the Joplin City Council on an agreement to redevelop Joe Becker Stadium will determine whether the city will go further in negotiations to bring a professional baseball team to the city.
Joplin residents could learn next month what movie theater operator will be coming to the proposed Joplin Public Library/movie theater project at 20th Street and Connecticut Avenue.
House Speaker Tim Jones has announced his priorities for the legislative session that begins in January, calling for a focus on growth, education, Missouri values and abundant, affordable energy.
A couple of backyard chicken farmers I know have their feathers ruffled, and their plight caught my attention as a fellow fowl owner.
Do you save your Christmas cards? I do, at least for several years. Sadly, sending Christmas cards seems to be a fading tradition.
Inside the auto collision repair workshop at Franklin Technology Center sits a little red Radio Flyer wagon. Parked next to it is a large vehicle-sized replica, filled at this particular moment with about a dozen teenagers who helped create it. “I think it looks amazing,” said Carlos Carrasco, a senior at Carl Junction High School.
Students and parents at East Middle School are invited to tour their new building from 4 to 6 p.m. today. The school is at 4594 E. 20th St.