Jimmy Brown, 80, is accused of writing checks on a Village account for nearly $10,000 in personal items.
Commerce police report an increase in burglaries over the past couple of weeks.
Nine years after a fire destroyed parts of downtown Fort Scott, city commissioners decide to donate the land for a new exhibit.
A former employee of the Economic Security Corporation will go to prison for tornado fraud.
The Jasper R-5 School District receives a $10,000 grant from America's Farmers Grow Rural Education.
A local professor is being recognized for his research into the world of E-commerce and what drives customers to buy online.
Several hundred students with disabilities get the chance to learn about their options to live independently.
Work to build a new saferoom within the Avilla School District is underway.
Drivers will soon see more deer on the road, but your risk of getting in an accident could be dropping.
Colder temperatures are approaching, and kids will soon be bundling up for the winter.
The Joplin Public Library's children's department has expanded and redesigned the early literacy play space.
Missouri Southern State University is seeing an increase in enrollment for some programs this school year.
The Ottawa County United Way is kicking off their first fundraising campaign of the year by serving plates full of spaghetti.
The waiting list for the HUD Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program will close September 30.
Everyone has the option to dispose of unused, unwanted, surplus, orphaned and expired medicines by depositing them in the permanent drug drop-off boxes located at both Joplin Police Stations.
The former site of St. John's Regional Medical Center will soon be a new park for the City of Joplin.
On tonight's episode of Mitchell's Money Minute, we are continuing our discussion on auto insurance. Last week, we talked about why you need more than the minimum required by law.
A retired military helicopter on display in Neosho is in need of repair due to vandalism and decades spent outdoors. City leaders say fixing the damage could take years.
It's not uncommon for people to take up a hobby, but it's not often when that hobby can turn into a job. In tonight's Phillips Files Revisited, Bob Phillips shows us a man who did just that.
A Stella man will spend more than a decade behind bars for transporting a minor across state lines for illicit sex.
The State of Missouri is warning community colleges they might reduce reimbursements for the A+ Scholarship Program.
Carthage Bright Futures is providing more families with meals over the weekend.
The City of Joplin brings in more than $3 million in this month's sales tax revenue, and that number could have a big impact on the budget well into 2015.
Those who have a Pikepass will now be able to use their toll tag in a different state.
Crowder College's enrollment numbers have slightly increased in credit hours by .8%.
A state representative is proposing to raise the subminimum wage in Oklahoma.
Some everyday heroes were recognized by area elementary school students.
The Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas received a grant through the Affordable Care Act to renovate the Baxter Springs clinic.
A local police department is trying to reunite lost dogs with their owners.
An agreement between the City of Joplin and MoDOT allows new destination signs to be installed throughout Joplin.
The Right to Farm issue still had enough support to pass but the total dropped by 115 votes.
Alberto Burgos has been charged with First Degree Assault.
KDOT officials expect the remodel to assist road crews in keeping the public safer.
According to a recent audit, the treasurer's office has not been practicing basic accounting procedures.
One hundred thousand dollars has been awarded to Pittsburg schools for new tennis courts.
Members will hear a presentation on the Joe Becker Stadium renovations
Program starts today and runs through Saturday.
Discussion on the Active Transportation Master Plan for Pittsburg
42-year-old Travis Odom was convicted Friday evening following a four-day jury trial in Columbus.
Thousands gather in Diamond today to celebrate Nineteenth Century history.
A lottery application for mobile devices allows players to check their tickets more conveniently.
Vendors, participants, and visitors have flocked from across the country to celebrate the Native American culture.
The Joplin Humane Society is always making their mark in the community, and today they did it with color.
Local Organizations set up vendors to pass out information to people.
Music festival to raise money for families with severely ill children
Homeowners can contact local fire department to get alarm installed in home
Schools throughout the State of Missouri are getting a financial shot in the arm.
Downstream Casino and Camptown Greyhound Park are teaming up, hoping to bring a Las Vegas style casino to Southeast Kansas.
The Grove High School football team will be breaking in new turf during tonight's first home game.
The Joplin High School Class of 1959 is having its reunion and they're starting the celebration on the golf course.