Hundreds of Conway employees and their families go shopping tonight for a good cause.
While this event is free to the public, people are able to make donations that go to purchase gift cards for the Salvation Army.
After the Joplin 2011 tornado, partners Will Westmoreland and Brian Malcolm decided to open up a call center company to help restore jobs.
Many of the main roads and highways were clear by late morning and officials say the sunshine today played a large role in advancing their efforts.
Taxi cab drivers say if you know you're going to need a ride, it's always best to schedule a pickup or drop off the day before, especially with icy roadways.
The delay allowed work crews to clear the roads and the university to deice the sidewalks.
Clark Griswald may have some competition when it comes to Christmas light decorations.
It is a healthy and effective way to help reduce pet overpopulation.
The winter storm has left many cars stuck and that means tow truck companies have been busy.
The commission accepted a bid from All-State Tower out of Kentucky for the relocation project.
Volunteers with the group say more than 100 families have already spent three holiday seasons in apartments or temporary housing.
Jasper County commissioners move forward to make a railroad crossing safer in Jasper.
Local children now have a new place to drop off their letters to Santa Claus.
As federal workers scramble to fix a faulty healthcare website, a Missouri senator says he's confident those problems will be resolved, but that there are bigger issues.
Advocates submitted 10 proposed petitions to the Missouri Secretary of State's Office.
The City has been notified by Republic Services that due to road conditions today they will not be picking up the Tuesday residential trash route.
Applications to intervene and participate in this case must be filed no later than December 31, 2013
Carthage Police Officers and paramedics responded to 1237 Douglas Court around 6pm Monday.
The Pittsburg community remembers those they lost tonight through a Christmas tree.
Christina Haidle and her roommate, Beth Williams, were both charged after Williams' three year old daughter was rushed to the hospital with extreme malnutrition.
There were 385 crimes reported in Joplin last month, the exact number as the month before.
According to a Rutgers survey, tourists spend an average of $30 when visiting businesses along Route 66.
Hundreds of MODOT drivers have been working overtime to clear the roadways since Friday, and it doesn't seem like they'll catch a break anytime soon.
Local law enforcement officers will be cracking down on drinking and driving as the holiday season gets underway.
The Community Blood Center of the Ozarks is strongly urging the community to donate blood this week.
Some rare toys are on display in Carl Junction this month.
The shelter emptied half of their kennels over the weekend, which has never happened in their new facility.
Pittsburg residents should expect some road closures due to construction projects.
A Newton County judge sentenced Elizabeth Farnam to four years behind bars.
A spokesperson for Missouri American Water says all the breaks were caused by the cold weather shifting the ground around the pipes.
It's the third month in a row to increase in what's been a year bouncing back and forth between increases and decreases in revenue.
A Missouri senator speaks out in favor of attracting a new Boeing production line to the state.
Chief Roberts was selected by the Missouri Police Chief's Association to receive this award.
Mark A. Thomas, of Diamond, is in custody for First Degree Assault.
In 2011, heating equipment caused an estimated 53,000 house fires in the United States.
Most are caused by candles and holiday decorations.
20 selected families enjoyed food, games and entertainment. And Santa himself, gave out presents to 70 children
Joplin police officers release the identity of the man killed in last night's fatal accident.
The Carl Junction Christmas celebration goes on after being moved indoors.
A local school uses bows and arrows to raise money for a new program.
Emergency crews remove a person trapped in a burning vehicle.
Old Saint Nick cuddles up with some furry friends at a Joplin Humane Society event.
The weather might not be very accommodating for a bike ride, but that didn't stop Harley owners from participating in their annual toy run.
Slick roads lead to a change of plans for a Carl Junction event.
It happened just before 8 Saturday morning on U.S. 166 Highway just west of Baxter Springs.
Oklahoma's in-state tourism has a $44-million impact on Ottawa County in 2012.
Peak season for the virus is early to mid January.
Galena Fire Chief Bill Hall believes the blaze stemmed from faulty electrical wiring.
Ten-percent of today's sales will go toward helping impoverished families in Haiti.
The event commemorated the Civil War's 150th anniversary, with five scenes featuring Fort Scott history in 1863.
Souls Harbor and Watered Gardens are helping as many individuals as they can in more ways than one.
Cody Stephens pleaded guilty to burglary and second degree murder charges, he's set to be sentenced March 7th of next year.
Officers ask drivers to only go out if it's absolutely necessary.
Currently, it would cost a gaming corporation $250 million to build a facility in Southeast Kansas. So far, no corporations have been willing to invest that amount of money in this area.
A friendly yearly competition wasn't delayed due to the cold weather.
A doctor's group is changing the definition of a full term pregnancy in hopes of improving the health of newborns.
MODOT crews hit the streets clearing roadways as snow falls across the Joplin area.
A Missouri lawmaker says he supports a proposed federal law allowing states to tax internet purchases, but only on taxes already in place.
Inmates at the Joplin City Jail can now purchase a variety of items through the system.
As temperatures continue to drop, it's important to remember our four legged friends.
Joplin firefighters say the cause was determined to be an electrical failure.
Some residential neighborhoods outside of the emergency routes had been plowed and salted, but were also not rated clear as of noon Friday.
The Pittsburg Fire Department responded to a home at 1112 E. 7th St, around 1:30am, Friday.
The incident happened just before three this afternoon.
The credit goes to the recently established American Indian Center for Excellence.
A Wyandotte art exhibit celebrates the Native American culture.
Local firefighters are putting toys under the tree for kids to open on Christmas morning.
Cherokee County is hoping to see big dollar signs after choosing its first ever economic development director.
School leaders say the thank you letters are not only a part of a writing and grammar lesson, but it helps build character.
The event honors 12 women who have donated hard work and time to improving their community.
A donation from the Community Foundation of Southwest Missouri will put the church closer to its construction goal.
Hundreds of pottery is for sale inside the Billingsly Student Center.
If you can't wrap a Christmas present, there's now some hope and it will raise money for a good cause.
Barbara Evans is sentenced to three years and five months in federal prison without parole.
Snow is expected until around mid-evening Thursday and then a second band of snow expected overnight Thursday into Friday morning.
The candidates have been narrowed down to seven semi-finalists.
Brandon Dockery and Abriel O'Donnell have received the Benjamin Gilman International Scholarship.
He fraudulently provided bids from fictitious companies to multiple local governments for 9-1-1 equipment and storm sirens in 2011.
Obamacare is stepping up its coverage for weight-loss counseling.
To ensure your safety, street departments in the area are preparing for the impending sleet and snow.
The first big winter storm headed our way is causing supplies to fly off the shelves of local hardware stores.
A body found in north Joplin has been identified as Brian Cox, 48, of Granby.
The library was broken into twice during the Thanksgiving holiday.
A Joplin business damaged by fire this past June is coming back better than ever.
The city is working to encourage residents to support their local businesses, specifically in the downtown area.
David Bennett Junior was read his formal charges this afternoon in Oswego.
A group of Webb City students and staff will soon have a safe place to go if there is a tornado.
The money will help with the feeding program throughout the year.
State Representative Steve Webb of Florissant resigned from District 67 - about a month after criminal charges were filed.
Donna Whitehead has been named the center director.
He says expanding the American Energy Sector like locally produced oil and natural gas would help create jobs.
Roughly 70% of the student body comes from all over the world.
A Noel woman is killed after her car hits a tree.
County Clerk Don Pyle says the county has collected more revenue than expected and the extra funds will be spent on necessities.
All the money was raised during October through the Carl Junction "C.A.R.E.S." fundraising efforts.
The National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors of Southwest Missouri, or NAIFA, donated $7,000 to the cerebral palsy of Tri-County.
A theatre that was destroyed in the May 2011 tornado will soon have a place of their own.
A Joplin comic book collector is showing off his unique collection that focuses on lesser known heroes.
The school collected canned goods for an entire week in order to make the donation.
District Judge Robert Fleming has scheduled David Bennett for a court appearance on December 4th in Oswego.