There's a new police officer on the Joplin PD staff, and this one is only a year and a half old.
A longtime Joplin restaurant is closing and making way for a new pizza place.
An area elementary school principal got a mohawk today, all for a good cause.
More than a dozen 8th grade students at The Avilla School come together to honor people who are deep rooted in the small tight-knit community.
Southwest Missouri Children's Center leaders say child abuse is on the rise.
The Commerce High School cheerleading squad gets recognized for their work in the classroom.
Two proposed bills in Kansas could change the way classes are taught in schools.
The Carthage Fire Department is investigating a suspicious fire.
A Joplin Man will spend a decade behind bars for child molestation charges.
The Branson community plans to pay tribute to a 6-year-old girl killed over the weekend.
The Missouri Department of Transportation is holding a public meeting about navigating roundabouts.
The Downtown Joplin Alliance is asking the public's opinion about parking for free.
The Neosho Police Department is working to keep drunk and hazardous drivers off the road.
The Parsons community is invited to have coffee with the new police chief.
If you wanted to see Laura Bush at Pittsburg State, you missed your chance.
Software allows teachers to create their own lessons according to state mandates. Teachers can use the program to see what does and doesn't work in the classroom.
During a recent stop in Southeast Kansas, Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins spoke about several issues being worked on in nation's capitol, including the budget.
The Kansas State Legislature is reviewing a bill that could offer contracts to teachers throughout the state.
Members of one Joplin church say Black History Month is a time for everyone to celebrate.
Students at several schools across Missouri today received free professional assistance in completing the FAFSA for the 2015-2016 school year.
Tomorrow at 6:30PM at First Lutheran Church in Neosho.
Victim is a 30 year old male from Joplin, according to Newton County Sheriff's Office
Winning movies can be the hardest to get your hands on.
51 teams with more than 550 athletes, ranging from high school to youth cheer are participating.
It's tax season and Missouri Southern State University is helping you get ready.
Missouri Southern State University is mourning the loss of longtime faculty member Dr. Alfred Cade.
Recent scammers claim to be from Kansas Attorney General's Office.
Online survey will ask residents how often and how they use library facilities in Joplin.
More than hundred home repair vendors are in Joplin talking to residents about ways to fix up their homes.
Pittsburg State students learn about the traditions celebrated during the Chinese New Year.
Area junior high and high school jazz band perform in a live concert in Carl Junction.
With more and more reports of hackers and financial theft occurring over the internet, it's important to make sure you're protecting yourself.
Louis Morgan is a favorite among students and faculty at Baxter Springs High School.
The McDonald County Library will be hurting if proposed budget cuts in Missouri become a reality. Governor Jay Nixon wants to save the state $6 million next fiscal year by reducing funds for libraries.
A local high school band will soon be on a Disney soundtrack.
More than a thousand athletes are in Joplin this weekend for a couple of regional competitions.
A local antique shop employee says one of their vendors bought a political pin for $30, but it was worth $20,000.
Barton County businesses get a chance to show off what they can do at the annual Barton County Business Expo in Lamar.
The Neosho Area Fire Protection District breaks ground today for its new fire station.
Walmart officials announced this week they plan on giving 40% of their employees a raise.
Kansas teens may see an increase in patrol officers near their schools.
A local neighborhood is a step closer to joining the National Register of Historic Places.
Carthage city officials have declared February 16th through the 20th "Carthage R-9 School Foundation Days."
The Pittsburg Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a prom and pageant dress resale.
Area legislators tour a local job center to see how it's helping residents get to work.
Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins makes several stops in Southeast Kansas today to gauge how voters feel about several issues.
The donation of two brand new cars means students at Pittsburg State University will have the knowledge they need to enter the workforce.
Neosho elementary students are using a new technology program to spark their learning.
The Missouri Department of Economic Development announced today that Leggett & Platt Adjustable Bed Group will expand in Joplin.
Pittsburg school administrators are looking for answers to deal with an overcrowding issue.