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Scholarship fund honors fallen JPD officers

JOPLIN, Mo. – Bright Futures in Joplin today celebrated the lives of two Joplin Police Officers who were killed in the line of duty this year. To do so, the organization announced its new scholarship program in Joplin. The Officer Jake Reed Memorial Scholarship and the Corporal Ben Cooper...

Relax. Rebalance. Reset

Let Cereset help you help your brain! Ethan Coleman of Cereset in Joplin shares some benefits of the exciting new Cereset protocal designs.

Off-Duty nurse saves the life of an Oklahoma woman

MIAMI, Okla. – An Ottawa County nurse was recently honored after her heroic efforts saved the life of a woman who nearly drowned. Shyanne Brandon, an INTEGRIS Health Miami Hospital nurse, witnessed a near-drowning incident on July 11 while she was off-duty. She promptly began administering medical aid until emergency medical services arrived on the scene.

Hulstine, Holland lead Webb City to Midwest Regional championship

WEBB CITY, Mo. – The Webb City 12u baseball team is just one win away from a trip to the Little League World Series. Webb City defeated Davenport, Iowa 3-1 Wednesday morning in Indianapolis to punch their ticket to the Midwest Regional Tournament championship game – which will be played on Friday.

Davenport Southeast Little League Makes World Series on ESPN Today

Davenport's Southeast Little League baseball team is representing the state of Iowa in the Little League World Series, and they're headed into the semi-finals of the regional tournament today. You can watch on ESPN this morning as the Davenport Southeast Little League team takes on the Webb City Missouri team...

Free tree limb and brush drop-off site coming to Joplin

The City of Joplin will open a tree limb and brush drop-off site on Friday, August 19, and Saturday, August 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. This free program is open the third Friday and Saturday of the month from March through October, unless there is a weather event that warrants another date being set.

Joplin’s KCU College of Dental Medicine gets $1.5 million grant

(Joplin, Mo. – August 10, 2022) Kansas City University (KCU) has been awarded a second, notable grant within six months from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of the United States Health and Human Services (HHS) Administration. The latest grant, totaling nearly $1.5 million is part...

Miami off-duty nurse credited with saving woman’s life

An area health care worker is being praised for saving a woman’s life while off-duty. Shyanne Brandon, B.S.N., RN, was recently honored by INTEGRIS Health Miami Hospital Chief Executive Jonas Rabel for the life-saving measures she performed while attending as a guest at an employee appreciation event hosted by the Miami Nation’s Prairie Sun and Prairie Moon Casinos.

Stolen Items Recovered by Neosho PD (Updated 8-11-22)

On 08-10-22, the Neosho Police Department came into contact with a subject during a call for service at the Walmart Supercenter. It was later determined that property in this subject’s vehicle had been stolen. The Neosho Police Department located several other pieces of property that may be stolen as well. Those items are:

Joplin aims to reload on defense in 2022

JOPLIN, Mo. – The Joplin Eagles are in the middle of their first week of football practice. On defense, the Eagles will have plenty of new faces on the field this fall – after graduating 9 of 11 starters from last year’s team. “The good thing is...

News to Know: Murder suspect pleads guilty to lesser charge, and Duenweg police investigate a stabbing

LAWRENCE COUNTY, Mo. – A southwest Missouri man pleads guilty to abandonment of a corpse. Ray Fryling had faced a number of other charges including first-degree murder. In December of 2019, Lawrence County detectives found someone had been using a missing man, Coy Cole’s, car and financial information. They traced the activity to Cole’s former roommate who told detectives that Fryling had shot Cole in the stomach. Deputies searched Fryling’s property in Verona and found a fresh burn pile with human remains. For a full breakdown of events in this case click here.