Webb City, MOkoamnewsnow.com

Vandals target Webb City baseball/softball fields

WEBB CITY, Mo. – Officials at the Webb City Rec Center are left to clean up after vandals target baseball and softball fields. They say someone ripped bases out of the ground, bent a metal bar on the backstop and tore covers off electrical boxes. Webb City Parks and Rec Director Tom Reed says it’s part of a recent trend seen nationwide.
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Joplin, MOksgf.com

Joplin Health Dept. Reports 132nd COVID-19 Death

The Joplin Health Department is reporting another death due to COVID-19. This announcement brings the total count to 132 deaths in Joplin. The resident was an 83-year-old female. You can read the full press release below:. City statistics are listed on the COVID-19 dashboard at www.joplinmo.org/coronavirus . The dashboard is...
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Joplin, MOKYTV

Joplin man who killed son’s girlfriend sentenced to life in prison

NEOSHO, Mo. (AP) - A 62-year-old Joplin man who killed his son’s girlfriend during a custody dispute over the couple’s children has been sentenced to life in prison. Rickey Lamb was sentenced Thursday in the fatal shooting of 32-year-old Sarah Tyminski and the wounding of his 37-year-old son, Chris Lamb.
Joplin, MOkoamnewsnow.com

Keeping pets cool in extreme heat

JOPLIN, Mo. – When the temperatures rise, watch out for your pets. Experts say don’t leave them unattended in a parked car, groom your pets regularly, limit exercise and watch for any symptoms of overheating. “You want to look for things like dizziness, disorientation just excessive panting, red-like bright red...
Parsons, KSParsons Sun

Clifford L. ‘Cliff’ Bonine

Clifford L. “Cliff” Bonine, 75, of rural Parsons passed away at 9:05 a.m. Tuesday, June 15, 2021, at his son’s home in rural Galesburg. He was born on Feb. 18, 1946, to Clifford Lee and Ida Nona (Pierce) Bonine in Parsons. As a young boy, he grew up and attended schools in the rural Parsons area, including Galesburg and South Mound grade schools. He graduated from Parsons High School.
Cherokee County, KSMorning Sun

CHCSEK elects new Cherokee County board member

PITTSBURG, Kan. — Jake Letner, of Columbus, has been elected to the Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas Board of Directors, representing Cherokee County, CHC/SEK announced this week. Letner is the City of Columbus community development coordinator. Born and raised in Pittsburg, he completed a Bachelor of Arts in History...
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Galena (KS) Weather Channel

Weather Forecast For Galena

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Galena: Friday, June 18: Sunny during the day; while clear overnight; Saturday, June 19: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Sunday, June 20: Sunny during the day; while partly cloudy then chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight; Monday,
Joplin, MOkoamnewsnow.com

News to Know (6/18/21)

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Obamacare has survived another major legal challenge. The Supreme Court dismissed a third effort to dismantle the Affordable Care Act. The court ruled seven-to-two that Texas, along with other Republican-led states and two individuals had no right to bring their lawsuit in federal court. JOPLIN, Mo. –...
Pittsburg, KSIola Register

Special Olympics athletes compete

PITTSBURG — The Allen County Special Olympics adult team attended track and field events May 26 hosted by Pittsburg State University. Organizers noted participation was lower than a typical meet as life from the COVID-19 pandemic slowly gets back to normal, coach Joy Riebel said. Tina Craft took first in...
Miami, OKkoamnewsnow.com

Monster truck madness in Miami, Oklahoma

MIAMI, Okla. – Think you have what it takes to drive a monster truck in a packed arena? The event coordinator of the O’Reilly Auto Parts Outlaw Nationals isn’t so sure. “You have to actually be born with some talent if you’re going to do any good. I mean, anybody can try it but not succeed,” said events coordinator John Darnell.
Crawford County, KSMorning Sun

2021 Leadership Crawford County class announced

PITTSBURG, Kan. — The Pittsburg Area Chamber of Commerce announced the 2021 class of Leadership Crawford County this week, and the class met Friday morning for an orientation session at the Crawford County Historical Museum, with plans to visit Miner’s Hall Museum in Franklin, the Frisco Event Center, and Pittsburg State University’s Axe Library later in the day.
Kansas StateParsons Sun

KSHSAA moves one step closer to multiplier for private school classification

Kansas is one step closer to enacting a multiplier to how private schools are classified. The Kansas State High School Activities Association’s Executive Board adopted a three-part multiplier proposal at its two-day meeting this week. That will be presented at regional meetings in October before going to a vote of the Board of Directors.
Parsons, KSParsons Sun

Raymond E. ‘Gene’ Newby

Raymond E. “Gene” Newby, 98, longtime Parsons resident, died at 4:22 a.m. Thursday, June 17, 2021, at the Parsons Presbyterian Manor. He was born March 8, 1923, in rural Labette County, a son of Earl J. and Irma M. (Wucherphenig) Newby. He lived his entire life in Labette County and attended school at rural Parsons. He enlisted in the Army and served under Gen. George Patton in the 345th Infantry, 87th Division. He was stationed in the European Theatre, participating in the Battle of the Bulge.