Officials at Evangel University say the college in Springfield will eliminate 12 staff positions, beginning Jan. 3
A Carthage teenager was charged on Monday with one count of felony forcible rape after Jasper County Sheriff’s investigators said he forced himself on his girlfriend and threatened her if she called authorities after the incident.
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.