Missouri Southern State University is still reviewing 38 applications for the open president job.
The site is called "Catholic 40" and it has a lot of history, but has become a big environmental problem in the area.
There are 12 class days remaining in PSU's spring semester and the event highlights the semester coming to an end.
A Joplin truck driver is teaching new motorist the importance of sharing the road.
City crews will be picking up rubbish and discarded items curbside on April 28th, 29th, and 30th.
The family of Brooke Russell is suing the City of Joplin, Joplin Police Department, and two police officers for damages.
Southwest Missouri Bank donated one hundred thousand dollars to the Carthage R-9 School Foundation.
A military veteran is using hot dogs as a way to make money this summer.
The Pittsburg City Commission has accepted a six month extension for the Stilwell Hotel renovations.
The Missouri Department of Transportation wants to remind motorists to pay extra attention for farm equipment when crossing state roadways.
Governor Jay Nixon announces a multi-million dollar manufacturing expansion in Nevada.
Investigators say neighbors were in a dispute.
Carrie Njoroge, 29, of Oronogo, resigned from her position with the Webb City School District on Friday.
The Pittsburg City Commission held a study session on the Public Safety Sales Tax and a regular scheduled meeting tonight.
Governor Sam Brownback signs a bill that will give more money to Kansas school districts, but could also affect teachers.
They planted 80 seedlings around the biology pond and in empty fields around the buildings.
College students nationwide take part in a community service project called "Big Event" every year.
You may see Carthage firefighters outside your child's elementary school doors. The men are spending the morning greeting kids as they go to school.
The University of Missouri Extension gives an overview of the Affordable Care Act and how it affects businesses.
An event was held on campus to promote sustainability efforts at PSU.
The City of Joplin is making it easier for you to recycle when you're out and about.
Missouri state workers say they've cut total energy use by more than 20% in the last five years.
A local environmental group is issuing a warning about potential air quality problems in the Joplin area.
Nick Zoulek visited Missouri Southern State University to teach students some of his skills.
With prom and graduation season here, Missouri law enforcement want to make sure area youth are celebrating safe and sober.
To ensure correct and up-to-date medical records, hospital officials want you to bring all the medication you are currently taking to your next doctor visit.
Greene County Prosecuting Attorney Dan Patterson filed a motion to add a charge of first degree rape and first degree sodomy against Craig Wood.
The Neosho Area Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations until April 30th.
Dan Clevenger handed his letter over to officials at Marionville City Hall Tuesday morning.
Melissa Coles, 37, of Weir, KS., was sentenced to just over 11 years in prison.
Monday night was the first night for Mike Seibert as the new mayor of Joplin.
Ten student days were cut from the school year, however ten minutes will be added to the end of each school day to make up the required number of days and hours.
A Joplin company will now be able to expand with help from the city.
The council appointed Attorney Bill McCaffree from Nevada to be the legal counsel to overlook the ongoing complaint against two Neosho council members.
The tribe has been farming vegetables and herbs for Downstream Casino guest for a few months, and now they'll butcher their own steaks and use it for the Red Oak Steakhouse inside the resort.
There were 127 crashes reported in Joplin last month.
Spring has sprung and many people are wanting to plant in their gardens, but is it too early?
An area couple is helping the Joplin Humane Society with their art.
Reverend Ellie Foster will retire in June after nine years of service in Southeast Kansas.
Family and friends of Roger Fent will host a benefit to help pay for his cancer treatment on April 26th in the Calcagno Ballroom at NEO A&M College.
There's no cost to travel tomorrow in honor of Earth Day.
The trend of unemployment continues to grow in Missouri, despite the state adding thousands of jobs last month.
Kraft is recalling 96,000 pounds of hot dogs because packaging labels were incorrect.
Select Neosho students are preparing to take two state tests.
Company says they work out of Best Western hotel in Parsons
School leaders say they expect to have safety trainings in their schools soon.
Bikers started ride in San Diego, California and will end in Delaware.
The Joplin City Council is meeting tomorrow for the first time with the newly elected candidates and mayor.
CiCi's Pizza in Joplin is the highest sales breaking store in the company for the past 8 weeks.
Parents and community members meet at Carthage Municipal Park to discuss bullying in area schools.
Governor Sam Brownback allows a southeast Kansas casino bill to become law.
Greyhound owners and their dogs sat outside the Joplin PetSmart today to promote the adoption of these fury friends.
People dressed liked superheroes and even showed superhero strength today in Wyandotte, all to support a good cause.
Event was hosted by the Indian Student Association
There are 19 different vendors this year.
First DWI checkpoint in Carthage this year.
It started around 5:25 pm at a home at 1350 Rainbow Drive.
Students in Missouri Southern's music program are sharing their talents at Gusano's in Joplin.
Church members carried crosses down Neosho Boulevard today to recognize Good Friday.
One report estimates that 6,100 emergency room patients were injured while texting and walking last year.
The investments will help build a complex located north of Newman Road, east of International Boulevard.
Crowder College will host its Easter egg hunt in the gymnasium at 11 a.m. on Saturday.
Students in Southwest Missouri learn about an organization helping people in third world countries.
University Bank partners up with an animal shelter in hopes of finding homes for stray animals.
The Missouri Department of Economic Development partners with Kemin Industries to announce a $14 million expansion of its Verona facility.
The Vernon County Sheriff's Office needs your help in finding two men added to the county's most wanted list.
An estimated more than 500 kids came to the second annual event Friday.
Joplin's nature center wants you to think about adding some native plants in your landscaping this year.
Herrington Dental was hosting a free dental clinic for low income residents who don't have dental insurance.
The State Parks Youth Corp is giving Barton County's young adults a chance to experience outside work.
A gas can ignited, and caught the two-year-old's clothing on fire.
At least three people were injured in the apparently random incidents.
Brian L Taylor is accused of stabbing Jeff Terwilliger of Girard, KS.
Joplin's Tax Increment Financing Commission gathers to talk about a proposal for the southern part of the city.
It's something we all accept, but most of us don't read. We're talking about those usage agreements online, binding contracts that may tell perfect strangers more about you than you want.
A new display at the Joplin library will make you feel like a kid again.
A program called MoCHIP, which is a child identification system for Missouri children, is designed to give families a measure of protection against the ever-increasing problem of missing and abducted children.
Medical experts encourage women to remain pregnant for a full 39 to 40 weeks if their pregnancy is healthy.
More than 125 third grade students from the district had a chance to learn about different types of animals found on the farm.
More than 40 Easter baskets are on display in the lobby for employees and the community to bid on.
The "Battle of the Bulge" is a program the Carthage YMCA offers in January to help people lose weight.
At the ceremony, Cici's Pizza representatives presented Rebuild Joplin with a 2,000 dollar check to assist with further home building projects.
It will take place this weekend as a way to focus on reducing deaths and serious injuries caused by impaired drivers.
Timothy Lewis submitted his letter of resignation to the City Clerk’s Office early Thursday morning.
Xavier Porter, of Parsons, was taken into custody on a Labette County warrant.
The accident happened at the intersection of US 69 and US 160, one mile north of Frontenac around 10:15 Wednesday Morning.
A railcar repair shop and tamper manufacturing facility is opening in Parsons.
Former Neosho Resident Derek Snyder filed a grievance complaint against Councilman Steve Hart and Councilman David Ruth.
The Kansas Department of Wildlife Parks and Tourism held a public meeting tonight about the state's Mined Area Reclamation Project on the Deer Creek Mine area.
Students should start seeing an officer on school grounds in the coming weeks.
Cecil Floyd third graders got the chance to build a rain garden.
Debris from an ice storm in December of last year will be ground up into mulch.
Victory Ministry and Sports Complex in Joplin is providing 280,000 meals for children who live in Haiti.
Students at Missouri Southern State University showed their support today by participating in the "Walk in Her Shoes" race.
Area business owners hear how to add exporting to their business strategies.
The measure would ban protesters within 300 feet of a funeral service.
Executive order 1012 says flags will be flown from sun-up to sun-down on Thursday and Friday in honor of Doctor William Corporon, Reat Underwood and Terri Lamanno.
Supporters of the law say this will help prevent various minimum wages in different parts of the state.
Webb City leaders has approved a contract for engineering services for undeveloped land south of Highway 171.
One of the nation's largest dairy companies is expanding its Carthage food plant.