Our Dot-Biz lady has the details about how easy it is to take the "no texting and driving" pledge on our website.
Spring is almost here and it's time to do a little spring cleaning in your life. Life coach and grief counselor, Ann Leach, tells us how you can "march" forward and get started on the life you want.
If you like history and coffee, you won't want to miss this month's Coffee Talk program at the Joplin Public Library. Danya Walker joins us with the details.
Get ready for a night at the opera. "Down In The Valley" is an American story about jealousy and young love that will be presented by the Heartland Opera Theatre in cooperation with Thomas Jefferson Independent Day School.
It's important to keep all members of your family healthy and that includes our furry, four-legged ones. Wes Franklin with the city of Neosho tells us about the pet fair taking place this weekend.
We have details about the upcoming National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend and we find out how much Philip and Jessica really know about Girl Scout cookies.
Dr. Karl Wendt tells us about the last installment in the "Still The One" relationship workshop. Plus, Philip and Jessica test their pencil throwing skills.
Are you looking for employment or to switch careers? Bubba Evansco with the Workforce Investment Board has details about an upcoming job fair.
Are you asking your loved ones the right questions? Pastor Aaron Brown has tips on how to ask better questions to help your relationships.
We all know college is expensive, but what about after college when its time to start the job search and you need professional clothing? Director of Career Services at Missouri Southern State University, Nicole Brown, has tips on what is appropriate to wear for interviews and details about a great event that benefits local college students.
Our website offers so many opportunities to stay informed with the weather. Shelby Bates tells us how easy it is to get signed up to receive weather e-mails.
Many families in Joplin will receive free books this spring because of a grant designed to enrich public library early literacy services for young children.
Nothing beats the magic of the circus and for one night only, you can gather under the big top to experience the magic for yourself. We have details about the Ticolini du Sarousch circus.
Several factors, such as interest rate movements or sale results of the companies in which you invest, can be out your control. Financial advisor, Jennafer Johnson of Edward Jones, has details on the three important factors you can control when investing your money.
Put on your bowling shoes, it's time to help out a great organization. We're talking about the Masquerade Bowl For Kids' Sake to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Jasper and Newton counties.
Do you know the importance of moving over for stopped emergency vehicles? Corporal Joe Kowis with the Joplin Police Department has the details about the "Move Over" law.
The Local News Today crew takes a look at some of their old photos.
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge provides a safe place for "big cats" to live. Founder and president, Tanya & Miranda Smith tell us their facility.
It's another fun contest with great prizes on our website, Fourstateshomepage.com. The Dot-Biz lady, Shelby Bates, tells us about the red carpet movie awards contest.
It's a chance for students to share their work and to learn more about career opportunities from area businesses, colleges and universities. We learn more about the annual Franklin Technology Center's student showcase and career fair.
George Washington Carver National Monument is an absolute treasure here in the four states and they always have great activities for the whole family to enjoy. Park ranger Diane Eilenstein tells us what you can experience at the park.
Carla talks to Terry Hicklin of the Candy House while they make some chocolate covered strawberries.
Freeman Health System is celebrating a major milestone. We talk with president and chief executive officer, Paula Baker, about their 90th anniversary.
The Tristatesmen Barbershop Quartet tells us about their singing valentines and how you can send one to your special someone.
It's an annual event that benefits a great cause. We have details on Missouri Southern State University's "pink" basketball game.
Carla shows Eric and Hank how to make a Valentine's Day themed treat she is calling "Chocolate Covered Strawberry Puppy Chow."
Break out your binoculars and look to the sky. Chris Pistole with the Wildcat Glades Conservation and Audubon Center tells us about the Great Backyard Bird Count.
You know you can find great deals and contests on our website, but did you know you can also play some fun games? Our dot-biz lady, Shelby Bates, has the details on what fourstateshomepage.com has to offer.
Hank talks with Brittany Morris and Tori Merriam about the "Teens for Jeans" program, which collects jeans for homeless youth.
Kate Allred has been in the jewelry business for five years, and today she's brought along some of her amazing creations.
Terry Hicklin with the Candy House Gourmet has some delicious treats that is perfect for your Valentine.
Two brothers pleaded guilty in federal court Friday for their roles in a $6.7 million conspiracy that involved the distribution of approximately 2,253 kilograms of synthetic marijuana.
Cheryle Finley and Gary Stubblefield join Eric to talk about Cheryle's new cookbook and Carl Junction's Community Breakfast event on Saturday morning.
February is National Dental Health Month and Dr. Ben Leavens with Main Street Pet Care in Joplin shows us how to keep our pets teeth sparkling clean.
The Pittsburg State University Foundation, Inc. has announced the selection of its interim president and CEO.
Hank Rotten Jr. joins Eric and Carla with his calendar of events for the week of February 5, 2015.
Hank previews some upcoming shows in the Four State area.
Daniel Todd of Main Street Pet Care joins Eric to talk about how to treat your pets when they misbehave.
Connect2Culture, a local non-for-profit arts organization, has announced the promotion of Emily Frankoski as Community Arts Director.
The Dolly Parton Imagination Library is an early childhood literacy program that helps promote an early love of reading.
Do you need a night away from the kitchen, but don't know where to go? Dot-Biz Lady Shelby Bates joins us with details on what you can find on restaurant row by using our website.
Hank Rotten Jr. gives a live report from Carthage's Stone's Throw Dinner Theater, where we get a brief glimpse of tonight's show 'Moon over Buffalo.'
Hank previews the theatre's production of "Moon Over Buffalo," which premiers tonight, Friday, January 30.
If you're looking to showcase your photography skills, listen up! Kerstin Landwer with the Wildcat Glades Audubon and Conservation Center is here with the details about their photo contest.
Hank visits the Local News Today set with his events calendar for Jan 29, 2015.
Are you looking for a new career or maybe just getting started? Career fairs are a great place to meet potential employers.
The Big Game happens this Sunday and Fourstateshomepage.com is getting you ready!
Kerstin Landwer of the Wildcat Glades Conservation and Audubon Center talks about the upcoming annual photography contest.
If you're in the market for a new job, this segment is for you. It's the biggest place for employees and employers to meet and it's happening next week!
It's time for those special people whose actions have helped the lives of others to be recognized.