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Kansas man accused of attempting to sell fentanyl
WICHITA, KAN. – A federal grand jury in Wichita returned an indictment this week charging a Kansas man with drug trafficking and firearms crimes. According to court documents, Horace R. Wright, 40, of Pittsburg is charged with one count of possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, one count of possession of fentanyl with intent to distribute, and one count of possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.
Woman seriously injured in southeast Kansas crash
A woman was seriously injured in a crash in southeast Kansas Thursday afternoon.
These Joplin, MO based Puppies are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around joplin..
Recent water advisory terminology explained
Recently several area water districts have issued advisories of water contamination. Though these advisories are reportedly issued by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) the water suppliers actually issue the advisories but the only the KDHE may lift the advisory once issued.Last week the City of Columbus issued a boil water advisory (BWA) to inform customers that something had…
Joplin area man “lived by the sword and died by the sword”
KSNF/KODE – A Joplin area man who lived a violent life of crime, became the victim early Thursday morning, killed during an attempted robbery. Trevin Dicks, 21, was one of two men shot to death just after midnight Thursday (2/22) in a Springfield neighborhood. This is the most recent booking photo of Dicks from the […]
City manager of Miami announces resignation
MIAMI, Okla. — The Miami city manager announces his resignation. Bo Reese has served as the city of Miami’s city manager for just over the last 3 years. Miami is his hometown, and he says his decision was not made easily, but he has taken another job opportunity for himself and his family. His last […]
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Kittens Up for Adoption in Joplin, MO
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to joplin..
Friday, February 23: Nicest weekend of the year so far comes with sunshine and 70s
We wrapped up the day with gusty winds and another round of mild temperatures. In fact, this has been the warmest week in what has been a very warm February. We’ll cap off the month with even more warmth and a shot at 80°. The gusty afternoon winds will ease some this evening, but remain […]
Experience Authentic Mexican Cuisine: 3 Must-Try Restaurants in Pittsburgh
In this article, we'll be exploring three exceptional Mexican restaurants located in Pittsburgh. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments? If yes, we'd love to hear about your experiences! Please feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section below.
Boys and Girls Club hosts “Mac ‘n Cheese S’Mac Down”
JOPLIN, Mo. — Things got pretty cheesy, this evening in Joplin. The Boys and Girls Club of Southwest Missouri held their Mac ‘n Cheese S’Mac Down tonight. For $15, guests could come in and sample as much as they want and then vote on the best. All...
Volunteers tackle trash at Grand Falls
JOPLIN, Mo. — Around a dozen people spent today’s beautiful morning weather cleaning up trash at a beloved recreational area – Joplin’s Grand Falls. It was hosted by a group called “Joplin Outdoors.”. For some volunteers – today’s clean-up effort goes beyond giving back to...
Enhancing patient care: Mercy Hospital Columbus receives new infusion suite
COLUMBUS, Kan. — Mercy Hospital Columbus receives a new gift that will benefit its patients. Today the hospital recognized the donation of a brand new infusion suite. It gives Mercy Hospital Columbus the chance to offer multiple medical infusions and the ability to do more than just one at a time.
Cherokee County Inmate Roster
Arrest Date, Name, Age, Arresting Agency, Charges, Bond Amount, Release Date (if applicable). 2-13-2024 1:43 pm, William Cory Taffner, 33, Quapaw Marshals, Theft of property/services: misdemeanor, Theft by deception: misdemeanor, $1,500, 2-15-2024 1:43 pm. 2-14-2024 10:33 pm, James Lewis Tyler, 55, BSPD, Use/possess drug paraphernalia/human body, Possess opiates/opium/narcotic drug and...
Chili Feed and Bake Sale at First Christian Church
GALENA, Kan. — The First Christian Church in Galena held a chili feed and bake sale fundraiser today. $5 provided each guest with a bowl of chili and a cinnamon roll. Cookies, pies, and cakes were for sale as well. Last year’s chili feed and bake sale saw almost...
The gas price fluctuate between $2.77 and $2.89 in Columbus as of 2024-02-23. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Friday is $3.267, a week ago the price is $3.284 , according to AAA.
Notice of Sheriff’s Sale: Patrick Henderson and Shauna Henderson vs. Tyler Henderson
Patrick Henderson and Shauna Henderson, Plaintiffs,. (Pursuant to K. S. A. Chapter 60) Under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued by the Hon. Meradeth Frederick, Judge of the District Court in and for the said County of Cherokee, State of Kansas, in a certain cause in said Court Numbered CK-2022-CV-000088, wherein the parties above named were respectively plaintiff and defendant, and to me, the undersigned Sheriff of said County, directed, I will offer for sale at public auction and sell to the highest bidder for cash in hand at 10:00 AM, on March 14, 2024, at the Cherokee County Courthouse, located at 110 West Maple Street, Columbus, Kansas 66725, the following described real estate located in the County of Cherokee, State of Kansas, to wit:
Deadly hit-and-run investigation now complete
GALENA, Kan. — The Kansas Highway Patrol has wrapped up its investigation into a deadly hit-and-run near Galena last August. 60-year-old Gary Laturner of Galena died August 19, 2023, after investigators say a pick-up truck heading eastbound on Route 66 on the western side of Galena, left the roadway and hit him. Troopers say Laturner […]
Miss Universal Missouri 2024 breaks disability barriers
CARL JUCTION, Mo. - Carl Junction resident Tabitha Machart-Forcier made history as the first contestant with a physical disability to compete at Miss Universal nationals. Crowned as Miss Universal Missouri last weekend, Tabitha's journey is not just about personal achievement; it's about inspiring others to defy limitations and pursue their dreams.
Local Man Arrested for Burglary of Southwind Cycle and Outdoor; Stolen Items Recovered
On January 23, 2024, Southwind Cycle and Outdoor, at 511 N. Broadway St., Pittsburg, was burglarized. Several items, including bicycles and electronics, were stolen. The Pittsburg Police Department was alerted and responded.
“This isn’t just Black history, this is Joplin’s history,” new Joplin museum installment puts history in perspective
JOPLIN, Mo. — It’s taken 70 years but it’s finally here: a permanent exhibit profiling the history of African Americans in Joplin – inside the Joplin Museum Complex. “And and what you’re seeing here to is just a beginning of this, we’re hoping that through community interaction we can get more information, more pictures, artifacts that deal with the Black experience here in Joplin,” said Chris Wiseman, Curator, Joplin History and Mineral Museum.