Christmas for Kids holds its annual party tonight.
The Missouri state legislature is reviewing a new bill that would require women to get the child's father's permission before getting an abortion.
Science and math are not always a student's favorite subjects in school. But curriculum specialists at Pitsco in Pittsburg are trying to change that. In this week's Schaer Science, we visit the Southeast School District to find out how they're making learning fun.
Local Cub Scouts are helping others put food on the table.
Pinamonti Physical Therapy and Wellness Center is recognized as one of the best projects of the year in Kansas.
The Pittsburg Salvation Army is still seeking volunteers for its bell ringing campaign.
Several hundred kids will have toys under the Christmas tree thanks to the generosity of the Four States.
The Carl Junction Police Department joins the national crackdown to reduce substance-impaired driving fatalities.
The Ottawa County Commission considers closing South 540 Road due trespassing on landowners properties.
Area kids will benefit from a Christmas pie auction and supper.
Time is running out for photographers to enter a well known competition.
Santa Claus is handing out gifts to Galena children today.
The Pittsburg Police Department is currently accepting applications for the 8th Annual Citizens Academy.
Employees met at Memorial Auditorium for a traditional Christmas dinner.
A state champion tree was unexpectedly found in a Neosho man's front yard.
Carthage health care providers host a Sugar Community Health and Wellness meeting.
An area hospital has some new windows that are turning heads.
The family of a blind boy is outraged, after his cane was taken away on the school bus. The cane belongs to the school.
Grove High School is driving the message of seat belt safety to students through a new program.
St. Mary's Catholic Church has its first mass Wednesday night in a permanent home in more than three years.
St. Paul's United Methodist Church gathers the community together for a Christmas party.
Families helped through Rebuild Joplin get another big surprise.
A phone scam is causing many Miami businesses to double check their utility bills.
A 7-year-old Granby girl got a nice surprise at lunch.
The University of Missouri Extension and U.S.D.A. Farm Services Agency are helping farmers prepare for federal farm programs in 2015.
New restaurants in Pittsburg offer a number of employment opportunities, but that's not all they offer.
Whether you're an experienced cook or simply adding a dish to the potluck lineup, the holidays can make even the most confident chefs nervous.
If you have diabetes, watching your diet is crucial, but it can be especially tough during the holidays.
The McCune-Brooks Healthcare Foundation pledges money to expand the Mercy Carthage Infusion Center.
The City of Joplin has canceled its December tree limb and brush drop off.
Students at an area elementary school are being reward for their big hearts.
Girard city officials meet for the first time today to discuss an upcoming revitalization project for the downtown square.
The Cherokee County Economic Development Committee is starting a new program to encourage entrepreneurship.
The Joplin Police Department is reminding residents how to protect themselves from mail theft.
The Parsons Police Department is warning residents about a phone scam targeting tax payers.
Construction is still underway outside of Joplin High School, and a change is now coming to the school's gymnasium.
The Joplin School Board is now accepting applications to fill three school board positions.
One of this year's top selling Christmas gifts could be a privacy threat. Thousands of commercial drones are expected to be flying over the U.S. in 2015, according to the FAA.
A Carthage man has been working for months on his Christmas gifts.
It's been several years since gas prices have been under $2.00 a gallon, but that all recently changed.
Riverton Elementary School students are in the spirit of giving this holiday season.
Neosho Junior High teachers are working together to get a bond issue passed.
The court administrator confirmed Magistrate Judge Bill Lyerla resigned from his position Tuesday.
The Nevada Regional Technical Center is hosting "Dunk for a Cure" to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
The Carthage Area United Way is needing your help to reach its largest goal.
The new Mercy Hospital will be rocking with a benefit concert.
Catholic Charities of Southern Missouri is helping homeless veterans find a home.
George Washington Carver Elementary students are learning how to run a business.
More than 2,000 Pittsburg residents will soon receive letters from city hall about their trash.
Pierce City is one of the many small towns in Missouri facing major expenses to fund upgraded sidewalks.