A new lighted fountain is operating at Kellogg Lake in Carthage. The new fountain arrived recently and was turned on Friday as part of a ceremony including a proclamation signing by Mayor Mike Harris to name June 7 as Kids ’ Fishing Day in Carthage.
Joplin fire Chief Mitch Randles has taken the job as fire chief in Temple, Texas. Randles will take retirement from his job in Joplin, effective Aug. 1, according to a Friday announcement.
A Joplin High School teacher sent between 25 and 40 nude images of herself via cellphone to one 16-year-old student and twice had sex with another student, also 16, according to a probable cause statement submitted in connection with charges filed Friday in Jasper County Circuit Court.
There’s a new generation of Gorillas on their way to Pitt State and the university is working this summer to make sure they’re excited and ready for the adventure ahead. That goes for their families, too!
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) samples publicly accessible bodies of water for cyanobacteria, commonly called blue-green algae, when the agency is alerted to a potential algae bloom in Kansas lakes.
The Kansas Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program will provide low-income seniors with $30 of benefits for use during the 2014 harvest season to purchase fresh, nutritious, unprepared, locally grown fruits, vegetables, herbs and honey at local farmers markets between June 1 and October 15, 2014.
Widening pavement along Route 171. Crews are working westbound on Route 171 from Route 43 and then will work their way back east to the intersection.