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.
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.
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.
The Kansas Department of Transportation is already gearing up for winter.
Two young men are collecting canned goods to reopen their church's food pantry.
A 19-year-old Webb City High School graduate has returned home after floating for several thousand miles down the Mississippi River.
Joplin residents can learn about the city's history through pictures on display at city hall.
The Carthage Crisis Center is handing out furniture and appliances to those in need.
A water plant expansion in Grove is nearing the closing stages.
It could be close to the end of the year before Carthage city leaders make a decision on a new fire chief.
Cherokee County's Economic Development Committee is working to help people with business ideas.
The Kansas Department of Transportation hosted an open-house for residents to view their latest plan for developing Highway 400.
The Joplin Daybreak Rotary served dinner for people in the community this evening.
A national radio station is traveling across the country to highlight some of America's favorite high school football teams.
Community members and first responders from several cities joined together to remember 9/11.
Downstream Casino will soon be serving home grown Angus beef steaks inside their resorts.
Missouri Southern State University students and staff gather for a moment of silence in honor of September 11th.
The United States Navy Band Country Current is coming to Newton County during its 2014 tour.
There are several unique vehicles that will be flying in the Four States.
A kick off is held for the Carthage United Way campaign, and the group has the largest goal in it's history.
The second annual High Impact Philanthropy Symposium was held at Cottey College early Thursday.
A regional Youth Summit is helping local students create a positive change in their schools and community.
The City of Commerce is offering a new service in an effort to clean up the town.
Missouri Southern students are expressing their thanks to military men and women on this September 11th.