The Carthage couple accused of murdering Raymond Ritchhart in his home on Douglas Court on Dec. 7 made their first appearance in Jasper County Associate Circuit on Monday.
Trustees of the Joplin Police and Firemen’s Pension Board face more questions about how to resolve a dispute over the calculation of disability pay, and now they’re strapped with a deadline.
A student entrepreneur group at Pittsburg State University has received a gift that its members believe will keep on giving. The soon-to-be dissolved Alliance for Technology Commercialization organization has given $6,000 to Enactus, and pledged another $20,000 to be earmarked for the group.
The Joplin area can expect an active weekend of weather to usher in the first day of winter on Saturday. The forecast calls for freezing drizzle, freezing rain, snow and cold, and the potential for severe storms and flooding in some areas through Sunday.
For the first time in more than 200 years, a ceremonial peace pipe tomahawk that once belonged to the Shawnee leader Tecumseh has been held in the hands of the lineal descendants of the Shawnee in Northeast Oklahoma.
“As 2013 comes to a close, it offers us an opportunity to reflect on the past year and look forward to the start of a new year. For Kansas and Kansans, 2013 has been a good year.
On Tuesday a search warrant served at a Webb City residence resulted in the arrest of a man for possession with intent to distribute (meth). A short time later another warrant was issued at a Joplin home, where a second man was arrested for possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance within 2,000 feet of a school. Charges are pending.