Elementary students take a break from studying for a test to prepare for the workforce.
The Miami Rotary Club is hosting a holiday benefit auction Tuesday evening.
The Joplin Fire Department receives a $15,000 check.
The theater inside Pittsburg State University's new Bicknell Family Center for the Arts now has a name.
One Joplin group hosts a food drive to collect only one thing that isn't part of the typical holiday meal.
Many people will be cooking a turkey this Thanksgiving, but it's important to be safe and have a plan in case a fire happens.
After Thanksgiving day, people focus their attention on Black Friday deals. However, traffic issues around those doorbusters could frustrate your shopping plans.
Oklahoma police agencies are cracking down on impaired drivers this holiday weekend.
A look at what motivated Lewis Brossman as he took on this challenge.
A look inside the Volcano Pizza Challenge at Palace Pizza in Joplin.
The organization is asking people to participate in the Adopt-A-Family Campaign this year
A Minnesota beef distributor has enacted a nationwide recall of its product for possible E-coli contamination.
For months, Pittsburg residents have been anticipating the opening of a new Buffalo Wild Wings on North Broadway and that day has finally come-- well almost.
This Thankgiving weekend is projected to have the highest volume of travelers since 2007.
The Joplin City Council approves a tax abatement for Don's Cold Storage's new building.
Possible changes to traffic signals on Broadway to be voted on.
Scammers say you have a warrant or missed jury duty.
11 students have been inducted into the Super Leaders Program on campus, which is designed to connect college students with other professionals in the community.
The Southwest Missouri Democrats held its monthly breakfast this morning to discuss environmental sustainability in Joplin's rebuilding process.
Event helps raise money for Galena Chamber of Commerce projects.
A Nowata County car accident leaves five people dead and one child in serious condition.
The Southeast Kansas Humane Society sells baked goods to help raise money for its shelter.
Happened at 9am, car flipped over bridge rail and landed in water.
Doors will open at 6 PM Thanksgiving night.
Ottawa County is experiencing an increase in attempted fraud and scams.
The Joplin Fire Department is one step closer to getting their first training facility.
The Missouri Southern Board of Governors approves a tuition increase.
Missouri Southern alumni and university board members attend a dedication ceremony for the Chart Hall of Fame.
The City of Columbus united to show their school spirit.
James Willard entered a guilty plea of voluntary manslaughter.
Love comes around sometimes when you least expect it. That's true for humans and evidently turkeys.
A pilot program with the Red Cross and Disney has made its way to Anderson Elementary School.
A child's education is important to many parents, but how soon should kids start school?
A delay on Highway 125 is causing an inconvenience for many drivers in Ottawa County.
A group of investors will release their plans to place a casino in Cherokee County.
The Alliance of Southwest Missouri host its quarterly Youth Summit.
An upcoming nature hike lets you see a once endangered species.
Local lawyers are spreading holiday cheer early this year.
The Parsons Fire Department offers tips on how to keep warm and stay safe this winter.
Organizers are preparing for one of the biggest craft shows in the area.
Stores across the Four States are preparing for the largest sales day of the year.
A reception was held at Grove schools today in honor of a new grant.
A change in area court fees will help bring in more money for a local women's shelter.
Kansas community and business leaders gathered at Pitsco Education for the Leadership Kansas Program.
Carthage school leaders hold a ceremonial ground breaking for the new 4th and 5th grade intermediate center.
We live in a complicated age filled with many distractions. Our attention doesn't stay focused on one thing and that's causing one entity to take a big hit. Churches across the country are finding it harder to keep people interested in the message.
Hundreds of people line up for great art and good soup.
The Parsons Meals on Wheels Program is asking for your help.
Downtown Joplin kicks off the Christmas season with holiday displays.
A former Southeast Kansas bank employee will go to prison for stealing more than $2.5 million from the bank.