Over a century-old Ridgway Apartments in Joplin, MO: historic residencesCJ CoombsNewsBreak Contributor
Top 4 Coffee Shops in Joplin, MOChristian HelmsNewsBreak Contributor
26th Annual Home and Garden Show, Grove, OK - Mark Your CalendarChristina HowardNewsBreak Contributor
Uncontrolled Dumping of Toxic Animal Waste in Missouri WatersShannon SmithNewsBreak Contributor
Camping on Grand Lake: Honey Creek Area at Grand Lake State ParkChristina HowardNewsBreak Contributor
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..
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 […]
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 […]
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..
Guardian Conference draws first responders from Four States
QUAPAW, Okla. — Many first responders are required to get continuing education training each year. The annual Guardians Conference at Downstream Ballroom and Pavilion provides that training – all in one location. The event started back in 2015 and includes first responders from each of the Four States....
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…
A surge from Afton in the fourth propels the Eagles to a 55-42 win over Quapaw in Area
FAIRLAND, Ok. — Playoffs time is off and running for schools in Oklahoma. For Class 2A Area it took place in Fairland. In the consolation bracket, the Afton Eagles faced off against the Quapaw Wildcats. The Eagles keep the Wildcats at bay with a 55-42 win to advance to regionals. Afton moves on to 12-12 […]
I hope you had a fantastic Wednesday and enjoying the great temperatures that we are seeing. We will cool down a bit the next couple of days but still looking great! Also, some thunderstorms in the forecast.
Galena Police Reports
Offense date, Victim, Offense location, Offense, Property description with value (if applicable) Total Value (if applicable), Reporting Officer. 11/27/23 12:43 am, City of Galena, 612 E. 5th Street, DUI: Misdemeanor, Sargent Gilmore. 12/9/23 8:08 pm, Hannah Iseli, 516 Washington, Theft of property/services: value $25,000, Silver 2028 Nissan Altima, $26,000, Sargent...
Wyandotte Girls Basketball squeaks by Afton
FAIRLAND, Okla. - The Afton Lady Eagles meet the Wyandotte Lady Bears for the Class 2A Area IV Regional High School Girls Basketball tournament. Both teams won their respective district games in order to advance to this stage.
29 area wrestlers earn all-state honors at small-class state tournaments
The Class 1-2 boys and Class 1 girls state wrestling tournament wrapped up on Thursday with 29 area wrestlers earning all-state honors and four of them winning state championships. Seneca’s Andrew Manley completed an unbeaten 48-0 season by winning the Class 2 boys 144-pound state title. Warsaw sophomore Jayce Estes...
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:
Lifeguard pay in Joplin increases as city looks to fill summer positions
JOPLIN, Mo. — The city of Joplin, once again, is in search of lifeguards for it pools. Over the last few years, the city has had to cut back on hours of operation at some of its pools due to a lack of lifeguards. Some facilities haven’t opened at all. This year, officials are starting […]
Today the gas price is close to $2.69 in Commerce as of 2024-02-22. Find the available 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 Thursday is $3.270, a week ago the price is $3.278 , according to AAA.
High-Quality Beef from the Bar 51
FAIRLAND, OKLA. – Carrying on a multi-generational tradition, Rick Wilson, along with his wife Serena, raise beef cattle at the Bar 51 Ranch near Fairland, Okla. The farm began as a dairy farm in 1951, operated by Wilson’s grandfather Robert Paul (R.P.) Wilson. In the 1990s, R.P., along with his wife Elaine, began to move to raising Angus, bred with Senpol cattle. Additionally, Elaine worked as a science teacher at Picher High School until her retirement.
Oklahoma House Passes Bill Aimed At Keeping Convicted Murderers In Prison To Senate
The Oklahoma House of Representatives passed legislation Wednesday that if it becomes law would require people convicted of accessory to first or second-degree murder to serve at least 85 percent of their prison sentence. House Bill 2946 is named in honor of 16-year-olds Lauria Bible and Ashley Freeman. The pair...
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Thunderstorms Clear, and Looking Forward to a Sunny Weekend!. Starting off the day with thunderstorms, clearing by mid-morning leading us into a sunny and warm weekend!
Savor the Authenticity: Joplin's Top 3 Japanese Restaurants You Can't Miss
In this article, we explore three exceptional Japanese restaurants located in Joplin. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences. Please feel free to share your comments below:
First responders’ importance in child safety
QUAPAW, Okla. — Knowing how to tell if a child’s injury is an accident and when it’s not is a situation first responders face daily. How they respond to that situation can be a matter of life and death. Sometimes, when first responders get called to provide...
How personal income has changed in Ottawa County—plus, see how it compares to the rest of the state and country
Stacker analyzed Bureau of Economic Analysis data to see how personal income has changed in Ottawa County, Oklahoma and how it compares to state and national levels.