Parents and community members meet at Carthage Municipal Park to discuss bullying in area schools.
Governor Sam Brownback allows a southeast Kansas casino bill to become law.
Greyhound owners and their dogs sat outside the Joplin PetSmart today to promote the adoption of these fury friends.
People dressed liked superheroes and even showed superhero strength today in Wyandotte, all to support a good cause.
Event was hosted by the Indian Student Association
There are 19 different vendors this year.
First DWI checkpoint in Carthage this year.
It started around 5:25 pm at a home at 1350 Rainbow Drive.
Students in Missouri Southern's music program are sharing their talents at Gusano's in Joplin.
Church members carried crosses down Neosho Boulevard today to recognize Good Friday.
One report estimates that 6,100 emergency room patients were injured while texting and walking last year.
The investments will help build a complex located north of Newman Road, east of International Boulevard.
Crowder College will host its Easter egg hunt in the gymnasium at 11 a.m. on Saturday.
Students in Southwest Missouri learn about an organization helping people in third world countries.
University Bank partners up with an animal shelter in hopes of finding homes for stray animals.
The Missouri Department of Economic Development partners with Kemin Industries to announce a $14 million expansion of its Verona facility.
The Vernon County Sheriff's Office needs your help in finding two men added to the county's most wanted list.
An estimated more than 500 kids came to the second annual event Friday.
Joplin's nature center wants you to think about adding some native plants in your landscaping this year.
Herrington Dental was hosting a free dental clinic for low income residents who don't have dental insurance.
The State Parks Youth Corp is giving Barton County's young adults a chance to experience outside work.
A gas can ignited, and caught the two-year-old's clothing on fire.
At least three people were injured in the apparently random incidents.
Brian L Taylor is accused of stabbing Jeff Terwilliger of Girard, KS.
Joplin's Tax Increment Financing Commission gathers to talk about a proposal for the southern part of the city.
It's something we all accept, but most of us don't read. We're talking about those usage agreements online, binding contracts that may tell perfect strangers more about you than you want.
A new display at the Joplin library will make you feel like a kid again.
A program called MoCHIP, which is a child identification system for Missouri children, is designed to give families a measure of protection against the ever-increasing problem of missing and abducted children.
Medical experts encourage women to remain pregnant for a full 39 to 40 weeks if their pregnancy is healthy.
More than 125 third grade students from the district had a chance to learn about different types of animals found on the farm.
New Missouri legislation could affect your ability to access faster broadband service in more locations statewide. Attorney Aaron Sachs discusses the new laws in this week's Legally Speaking.
More than 40 Easter baskets are on display in the lobby for employees and the community to bid on.
The "Battle of the Bulge" is a program the Carthage YMCA offers in January to help people lose weight.
At the ceremony, Cici's Pizza representatives presented Rebuild Joplin with a 2,000 dollar check to assist with further home building projects.
It will take place this weekend as a way to focus on reducing deaths and serious injuries caused by impaired drivers.
Timothy Lewis submitted his letter of resignation to the City Clerk’s Office early Thursday morning.
Xavier Porter, of Parsons, was taken into custody on a Labette County warrant.
The accident happened at the intersection of US 69 and US 160, one mile north of Frontenac around 10:15 Wednesday Morning.
In this month's Freeman Health Buddy Check 16, we meet the one person who sees every breast cancer patient walk through the doors.
A railcar repair shop and tamper manufacturing facility is opening in Parsons.
Former Neosho Resident Derek Snyder filed a grievance complaint against Councilman Steve Hart and Councilman David Ruth.
The Kansas Department of Wildlife Parks and Tourism held a public meeting tonight about the state's Mined Area Reclamation Project on the Deer Creek Mine area.
Students should start seeing an officer on school grounds in the coming weeks.
Cecil Floyd third graders got the chance to build a rain garden.
Debris from an ice storm in December of last year will be ground up into mulch.
Victory Ministry and Sports Complex in Joplin is providing 280,000 meals for children who live in Haiti.
Students at Missouri Southern State University showed their support today by participating in the "Walk in Her Shoes" race.
Area business owners hear how to add exporting to their business strategies.
The measure would ban protesters within 300 feet of a funeral service.
Executive order 1012 says flags will be flown from sun-up to sun-down on Thursday and Friday in honor of Doctor William Corporon, Reat Underwood and Terri Lamanno.
Supporters of the law say this will help prevent various minimum wages in different parts of the state.
Webb City leaders has approved a contract for engineering services for undeveloped land south of Highway 171.
One of the nation's largest dairy companies is expanding its Carthage food plant.
Brian Head will start working as Lee Summit's city attorney on June 4th.
The Oklahoma Attorney General files a lawsuit against a Miami restaurant and its owner over unlawful employment practices.
Residents had a chance to meet with Kansas Democrats who are running for state and U.S. positions later this year.
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon honors Tobin Schultz at his State of the State Address, while highlighting the importance of great teachers and education for all students.
The Missouri State High School Activity Association mandates that all student athletes grades 7th through 12th to get a sports physical.
The sheriff's office has received reports about metal posts taken from rural and secluded parts of the county.
While food theft is normally just a few cases a month, last month it jumped to more than a dozen reports.
More than a hundred people visited the Northpark Mall in Joplin to get free tax help Tuesday.
Children are encouraged to collect a card from each of the 35 officers.
People who buy an energy efficient appliance will not have to pay Missouri sales tax until Friday, May 25th.
Students from Missouri State Southern University are campaigning for the U.S. military.
Joplin isn't alone, cities throughout the state have also reported a drop in sales tax revenue in recent months.
There are 482 standards JPD must meet for accreditation.
Janice Lorene Rusk of Jasper is charged with one count of statutory rape and one count of statutory sodomy.
One person is in custody after a reported shooting.
In January, a jury convicted Hartman of second degree murder and armed criminal action for the July 2012 shooting death of Jacob Wages of Joplin.
Someone was inside the home when the blaze broke out, but was able to escape.
The Joplin Police Department along with members of the Southwest Missouri DWI Task Force held a DWI checkpoint on 7th and Illinois on Saturday night.
The new elected mayor is Mike Seibert and the new mayor pro-tem is Morris Glaze.
A representative at the hospital says Doctor William Lewis Corporon will be remembered as a great physician and a great family man.
A local autism center incorporates a different style of therapy to help kids with the disorder.
Throughout this week, high school students are campaigning to promote anti-bullying.
A new display spotlighting a well-loved local artist is getting ready to be shown to the public.
Starting this month, the puppy adoption price is going up to one hundred dollars.
Now is the time to nominate outstanding Webb City teachers for an award.
A bill soon to be signed by the Kansas governor will bring Pittsburg State University one million dollars.
A new nursing home in Joplin is now open for business.
Anthony Allen Perry has been charged with one count of burglary and theft related to a robbery at Pitt Discount Liquor last month.
Beth Williams, 28, has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for the Abuse or Neglect of a Child.
Frazier Glenn Cross, 73, has never been bashful about expressing anti-semetic or racist views.
Frazier Glenn Cross, who also goes by Frazier Glenn Miller, of Aurora, ran for the U.S. House in 2006 and for the Senate as a write-in candidate in 2010.
One person in custody for shootings in Overland Park, KS.
MSSU chorus performs songs from the eleventh and twelfth centuries.
A California real-estate company says Pittsburg is the best place for a retiree to live in Kansas.
Via Christi Hospital commended for their cleanliness and level of patient safety.
Local kids took pictures with an Easter Bunny and played games to win prizes.
Resident can now submit tips by phone, text, and online.
Broadway and Centennial project expected to take up to four months to finish.
Parsons Resident Marcus Jackson has Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
Over 800 students helped clean up more than 100 homes in the community.
The eggs contained everything from candy to gift certificates
The Joplin City Council approves funds for a new program that will help low income homeowners repair their homes from the 2011 tornado.
Joplin police want to warn residents of an increase of property crimes in Joplin.
NAACP members discuss their concerns regarding racial profiling and diversity amongst Joplin police.
Hospital officials are working to enhance patients' safety by creating a more collaborative environment.
Local residents headed outside, wearing blue to spread awareness in Neosho today.
Lamar school administrators are giving the public the opportunity to have a piece of Barton County history.