Thousands of people gathered at the Pittsburg Armory Friday to receive donations.
Several hundred Joplin students learned about giving the gift of life.
Parsons residents can now pay their utility bills online through the city's new website.
More than a two dozen local authors will be showing off their books this weekend.
If you're still looking for that perfect Christmas gift, an area mall is staying open later to help.
Teddy bears are helping raise money for sick children in Joplin.
Christmas is the holiday for giving, and volunteers from Freeman Auxiliary are starting early.
Joplin Daybreak Rotary presented checks to four local charities Friday.
Southwest Missouri E.R. rooms have seen a low number of flu patients so far, but they are expecting the number of cases to rise soon.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol needs your help seeking information regarding stolen state property in Barton County.
The Joplin High School Eagle Pride Band got people in the mood for the season Thursday night at their annual winter concert.
With the winter season being upon us, Empire Electric is encouraging customers to develop an action plan for the event of power outages.
The Atkinson Municipal Airport in Pittsburg is preparing for a major tree removal project.
An inaugural event will benefit a local Girl Scout camp as people ring in the new year.
Larger aircraft will soon be able to fly into the Vinita Municipal Airport.
At some point, every kid dreams of getting a bike on Christmas day.
An area restaurant is helping raise money for the Boys and Girls Club in Joplin.
Graduating college at any age is a major accomplishment, but one Pittsburg State graduate isn't even old enough to work.
The Parsons Recreation Commission is registering teams for the Biggest Loser competition.
Santa is leaving the reindeer at home and visiting Joplin on a train.
Anderson's Ice Cream in Redings Mill is collecting coats for less fortunate kids.
Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander announces the creation of the #FergusonRebuild initiative today.
Next semester Crowder College will offer a new American Civil War course.
The Salvation Army and Joplin Area Habitat for Humanity team up to rebuild homes lost in the 2011 tornado.
The Neosho Area Fire Protection District has officially approved bids for a new fire station.
Newton County deputies arrest two more suspects in connection to a Granby home invasion.
New reports show alcohol was a factor in an accident near Baxter Springs.
A Pittsburg man is behind bars after leading sheriff deputies on a car pursuit across state lines.
The Crawford County Sheriff's Office is investigating two structure fires.
Although most college students go home after their finals for winter break a few have to stay.
Young people open up with a holiday play at the Joplin Little Theatre.
Kohl's is doing its part to help last-minute Christmas shoppers.
Practice winter driving habits now to get prepared inclement weather.
Missouri state officials are hoping to hike interest in saving for education by giving away free cash.
Charges include wire fraud and money laundering.
Students spent the morning taking tours inside different parts of the body.
Three seats on the Pittsburg City Commission will expire in April 2015.
The city of Pittsburg is making changes to improve the traffic flow on Broadway.
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback is making budget changes, resulting in cuts for government agencies.
A Joplin couple are showing their Christmas spirit with their dozens of nativity scenes.
Integris Baptist Regional Hospital is holding a blood drive Thursday in Miami.
Demolition has begun at the Neosho Fish Hatchery.
They need books and computers and coats and meals. There's a long list of things international students buy once they're in their new American home. And that's a boost to the local economy.
A dilapidated building in Seneca is now considered dangerous to the community.
The Nevada Soroptimist is raising money to support foster families.
A few senior students at Nevada High School are supporting a local shelter in a unique way.
Nevada High School students learn the effects of low self-esteem.
The community gets to see finished renovations at Integris Baptist Regional Health Center.
The numbers are in from a weekend toy drive in Neosho.
The City of Neosho is seeing progress three months into its fiscal year.