Newton County Sheriff's Office Apprehends 62-Year-Old Suspect in Dollar General RobberiesNews WaveNewsBreak Contributor
Mickey Mantle: The Oklahoma Legend of BaseballBobfordNewsBreak Contributor
Woman Struck by SUV in Sam's Parking: Critical But StableGary SmithNewsBreak Contributor
Runaway Juvenile Involved in Carjacking and Crash in KansasDesiree HarosNewsBreak Contributor
Joplin Police Department Launches Alcohol Compliance Checks in Fall 2023News WaveNewsBreak Contributor
Kansas man found with ~$20K worth of meth sentenced
BAXTER SPRINGS, Kan. — A rural Baxter Springs man will spend nearly a decade in prison on drug charges. A judge sentenced Timothy Sargent, 60, to nine years and three months in prison after he pleaded guilty to possessing meth with intent to distribute. In September of last year,...
Man Accused Of Shooting Wife In Delaware County Arrested
A 51-year-old man is in custody accused of shooting his wife in the neck during an argument early Tuesday morning, authorities say. Sheriff James Beck with the Delaware County Sheriff's Office said Robert Randall called dispatch around 3:30 a.m. and said he shot his wife. It happened at a home...
Oklahoma man involved in deadly September crash appears in court
CARTHAGE, Mo. — An Oklahoma man charged in a double fatality motorcycle crash appears in a Jasper County courtroom. Tuesday morning, Colton Goddard, 20, of Welch waived his preliminary hearing and was bound over for trial. Waiving a preliminary hearing is standard, meaning the parties agree the case should be heard by a jury.
Cherokee County Sheriff's Office Warning of Two Scams
The Cherokee County Sheriff's is warning the public about two scams going around the county. The first is a letter some residents have received, indicating a purchase agreement on their property. The Cherokee County Register of Deeds Office has had several calls and visits from those who have received this letter. They say this is a scam attempt. A copy of the letter can be seen here.
Baxter residents injured
Three Baxter Springs residents were moderately injured in an accident one mile south of Joplin, Mo., on Apricot Road at 5:40 p.m. Sunday. Driving a 2014 Nissan Murano eastbound, Jay A. Marshall, 34, of Baxter Springs went off the right side of the road and overturned. Passengers Lauri Marshall, 56 and Jacob Sheffield were also transported to a Joplin hospital with moderate injuries as well as…
Kansas man has been charged with assault with a deadly weapon at Fort Riley
(TOPEKA, Ks.) The United States Department of Justice announced on Monday, November 27, 2023 that a Kansas man had been charged with assault following an incident that occurred at Fort Riley in Junction City, Kansas. Court documents show that Jordan Thompson, 24, from Galena has been charged with two counts...
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Kittens Up for Adoption in miami, OK
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 miami..
Man used BB gun in Dollar General Robberies, now formally charged Robbery
NEWRON COUNTY, Mo. — Charges have been filed against the suspect in the Dollar General Armed Robberies in Racine, Mo. and the Loma Linda, Mo. area.
Charges sought for Joplin man in connection to weekend police pursuit
JOPLIN, Mo. — A Joplin man is arrested in connection to a weekend pursuit with police. Authorities are seeking charges of tampering with a motor vehicle, driving with a suspended license, and resisting arrest against 37-year-old Jared Prier. Joplin police say just before 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, they tried...
Power for Progress: Light up the holidays with efficiency and safety
A weekly column from the Grand River Dam Authority. It’s that time of year again. Time for many of us to decorate our houses with colorful lights to help illuminate the holiday season. However, for many, that also means a little bit of extra electricity usage in the coming weeks. If that is the case in your household, the Grand River Dam Authority hopes you can take advantage of the following seasonal energy saving tips from energy.gov.
Top 5 Plays of the Week – Week 14
JOPLIN, MO — After a week of high school and college sports, we showed off our Top 5 Plays of the Week from around the Four States. Play #1: Jackson Marrs (Seneca Senior Running Back)– On 3rd-and-16, Seneca’s Gavyn Hoover took the snap and proceeded to pitch it to Jackson Marrs who started working his […]
NEO Choir to perform this weekend
MIAMI, Okla. — Northeastern A&M College choir will perform classic Christmas carols this weekend at Chapters bookstore in Miami. The Sounds of Christmas concert is free and open to the public. The NEO choir will also perform on Dec 2 and Dec 9 at 2 p.m. For more information,...
Today the gas price is close to $2.69 in Afton as of 2023-11-28. 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 Tuesday is $3.246, a week ago the price is $3.295 , according to AAA.
GMFS Christmas at Coleman Theatre!
Danny Dillon is the Director of the Coleman Theatre and he’s here with Howie today to get us ready for the holiday season celebrations at the Coleman Theatre! Kicking off the holidays at the Coleman is the Miami Little Theatre presenting “A Christmas Carol” on November 30th and December 1st at 7:00 p.m. and on December 2nd and 3rd at 2:30 p.m. You can also expect to see The Kenny Rogers Band, The Isaacs Christmas Show, “It’s A Wonderful Life”, and more! Head over to thecolemantheatre.org to find all the information you need!
Echoes of Resilience: The Legacy of Picher-Cardin High School
In the desolate landscape of Picher, Oklahoma, the Picher-Cardin High School stands as a haunting monument to the community that once thrived amidst the boom of the early 20th-century mining industry. Once the bustling heart of a town with over 14,000 residents, the school now echoes with the silence of abandonment, its walls a canvas for urban explorers and a muse for photographers seeking the poignant beauty of decay.
Pecan Festival brings crafting to Chetopa Gym
Framed and unframed artwork by Karen Hardessey aand Tabatha Sublertte were among the popular and creative items at the Pecan Festival as it returns to Chetopa Above is some of the work from Walts Wood- working featuring some beautiful hand crafted wood products. Walt Posey is the craftsman. Early crowds kept the vendors busy in the Chetopa Gymnasium on a recent Saturday A local vendor had an…
20 of the best Ozarks players in this week's state football championships
Four southwest Missouri high school football teams will play for state championships on either Friday or Saturday. It kicks off locally in Class 3 at 11 a.m. Friday, with Seneca taking on Central (Park Hills), followed by Marionville vs. North Platte in Class 1 at 3 p.m. and Republic vs. Cardinal Ritter for the Class 5 crown at 7 p.m.
Dibble, Oklahoma: A Journey from Cottonwood Grove to Industrial Hub
Nestled in western McClain County, Oklahoma, the town of Dibble is steeped in history, tracing its roots back to a time when it was known as Cottonwood Grove. The abundance of cottonwood trees defined the area's early identity, providing a picturesque setting and a name that reflected the natural beauty of the landscape. This tranquil grove once served as a historical witness to significant events such as the Camp Napoleon Compact, emphasizing the area's importance beyond its serene appearance.
Galena, Kansas: Preserving the Spirit of Route 66
Galena, Kansas, might appear as a quaint city on the map, yet it is renowned as the birthplace of the historic Route 66. The 1926 establishment of the road marked Galena's indelible contribution to an era of exploration and the Great American Road Trip. Lead, discovered in 1877, spurred a mining boom, fostering prosperity and inadvertently setting the stage for Route 66. The highway's route, which followed a former mining corridor, became a cornerstone of Galena's identity, bringing with it waves of travelers and an enduring legacy.