Potential changes to Missouri law could affect how your child's school deals with bullying. Missouri House Bill 458 would modify the existing laws regarding bullying, and add some new categories.
A groundbreaking ceremony was held today for the beginning stages of the new interchange at I-44 and I-49.
A few thousand high school agriculture students from around the area visited Crowder College for the annual Aggie Days.
Volunteers in Arma are coming together for a community project.
A Jasper County jury found Jeffrey Bruner guilty for the 2013 shooting death of Missouri Southern Football Coach Derek Moore. They also recommended Bruner spend the rest of his life in prison
MSSU releases statement after a jury hands down the fate of the man charged with killing a Missouri Southern football coach.
The City of Miami is moving one step closer to building a new animal shelter.
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback signs a bill to change the public school budget formula.
One of the nation's largest medical schools receives approval to open a campus in Southwest Missouri.
A local nursing student is named the Southern Regional Director of the Missouri Nursing Students Association.
The Downtown Joplin Alliance announces its newest addition to Third Thursday's.
The Pittsburg State University Dream Team hosts a benefit for the American Cancer Society.
The City of Miami informs the public about a 40-gallon water use challenge.
Less than half a hour ago, a jury handed down a guilty verdict against Jeffrey Bruner.
Joplin officials are asking for $1.5 million in damages.
The jury got the trial around 1:25 Thursday afternoon.
Storm season is already underway, however, the new storm shelters at USD 247 will need more time.
A recent report on healthiest areas in the Sunflower State has some Southeast Kansas counties near the bottom.
Boys and Girls Club staff members gave community members a tour of their facility Wednesday.
Students at Pittsburg State University are participating in Thank A Gorilla Week.
One Pittsburg school is giving parents one less thing to worry about.
Several safe rooms have been installed around Joplin since the May 2011 tornado, but city emergency officials say you might not need them.
In case you missed it on the calendar, Wednesday was National Waffle Day!
Construction of a new building is well underway at a Southwest Missouri college.
The Neosho Police Department hosts a CSI-training at Crowder College Wednesday.
The Vernon County Sheriff's Office needs help finding a fugitive.
The second day of testimony was underway Wednesday in the trial against Jeffrey Bruner.
15 Southwest Missouri schools compete in the 2015 Crowder College Business Contest.
Registration is now open for the 2015 Super Hero 5K and Strong Man Competition in Wyandotte.
If you own a small business and have questions about the Affordable Care Act, an upcoming workshop could help.
The Joplin library has received a large grant to help its summer reading program.
Kansas Crossing Casino and Hotel is hosting open houses for the community.
The Joplin School Board discusses its Long Range Facilities Planning Report Tuesday night.
The Jasper County Detention Center is no longer keeping juveniles overnight.
Joplin Future Farmers of America students get the chance to design an expansion to the utility arboretum.
A Southwest Missouri community is making major changes to their biggest park.
The Pittsburg Fire Department took to the internet today to remind people what to do before, during, and after a tornado
A few hundred of the smartest kids in the area are showing off their science skills.
National Work Zone Awareness Week is devoted to reminding drivers to be aware while approaching work zones.
Students at Parsons High School learn the importance of kindness from a survivor of the 1999 Columbine High School shootings.
More cells are empty at the Newton County Jail.
Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College is hosting a FAFSA workshop for current and potential college students.
Girard area students spent the day learning different aspects of farming.
The McDonald County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Health and Business Expo this weekend.
The 11th Judicial District Nominating Commission has selected Samuel J. Marsh to fill a district magistrate judge vacancy in Cherokee County.
A local nonprofit group receives a large donation to help restore homes in our area.
Several hundred people came out to help support area women.
City officials celebrate the expansion of the YMCA Heritage Youth Development Center.
Jeffrey Bruner is charged with first degree murder for the November 2013 shooting death of Derek Moore outside of the Joplin Regal Northstar 14 Theater.
Investigators say shock and trauma from burns killed a Texas woman who was found in Cherokee County yesterday.