May 27, 2016
Local author Allen Kent (AKA Dr. Kent Farnsworth) is donating 100% of the proceeds of all book sales of Buy a Book, Build a Future to benefit the Crowder College Behavior Support Center. The goal is ...more
May 03, 2016
The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) now offers its award-winning magazine, Missouri Conservationist, through a new free app for mobile devices. Read about research and other happenings ...more
April 10, 2016
In fulfilling the mission of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), it wants to remind the public through several links of how they assist in disaster recovery, including flood ...more
February 28, 2016
Stay in luxury at the best kept secret of Northwest Arkansas. On the top of Sassafras Hill is the gem for executive retreats, Pratt Place Inn and Barn, caters to corporate meetings, bridal showers ...more
February 23, 2016
Joplin History & Mineral Museum is proud to announce the launch of its new expanded website. The new site features information about its extensive collections as well as information about current & ...more
September 06, 2015
Something on your mind? Do you have issues with: Alcohol or substance abuse Suicidal thoughts Marriage or relationship problems Lonely or depressed Bullying in school or problems at work that ...more
August 18, 2015
Did you know that the cafeteria and the Roughrider Grill on the Neosho campus of Crowder College are open to the public? Cafeteria hours are: Breakfast - M-F from 7-8:30 a.m Continental ...more
August 17, 2015
In case you missed the announcement last spring the city of Springfield launched its first mobile app, GoSpringfieldMO. The app is available for free download via itunes for Apple devices and at the ...more
July 09, 2015
To find out what roads may be closed due to flooding go here for the Missouri Depart of Transportation map. Besides weather related issues the map signifies work zone closures, incidents and traffic ...more
October 08, 2014
Knock Knock, Who's There - The Mailman (Letters to the American Voter) has been published by Laughing Liberally, a program of Living Liberally, and toted as a national comedy project to save ...more
September 01, 2014
The city of Joplin is helping to promote the establishment of smoke-free businesses by providing a "Smoke Free Dining Guide" for the city and Jasper and Newton counties. It may be found here. Kitchen ...more
August 20, 2014
As part of its 79th anniversary the Social Security Administration is encouraging everyone planning to receive benefits in the future to create a personal Social Security account. Features of the ...more
July 05, 2014
It's highly unlikely that any of our readers would fall for a scam extorting money, but we are being asked by the Joplin Police Department to notify our readers about one that is recurring. Someone ...more
May 16, 2014
A book celebrating the 50 years of Crowder College has been published. The book contains information about the college from its start-up along with photos both old and new of the college, students ...more
April 05, 2014
Do you know who this man was? William Thomason is looking for descendants of his wife's uncle. Thomas Edward Lowe (Eddie) was born in 1914 in England. His mother's name was Lily Bladon; his ...more
April 04, 2014
New statistics provided by the Centers for Disease Control reports one in 68 children in the United States has an autism spectrum disorder and in Missouri, one in 70 children, a 30% increase in just ...more
January 02, 2014
After the filing of 150 reports of thefts since November, including incidents where nine guns were reported stolen, the Joplin Police Department is urging everyone to secure their vehicles and to ...more
January 02, 2014
For all your home inspection needs phone (800) ...more
December 15, 2013
Beacon Refuse now operates in Springfield, Willard, Battlefield, and Republic. We honor our troops by giving to "Operation Santa". Our rates are $15 a month,and we have no carts left behind for our ...more
December 07, 2013
The Bureau of Labor and Employment statistics reported that there will be an increase in the demand for skilled phlebotomists in various health care settings in the next few years. Phlebotomists are ...more
December 04, 2013
Here's a link to an AP article, "Joplin 2011 EF5 Tornado: New Study Reveals Better Building Codes Could Have Saved Lives." Interesting that the Joplin City Council opted to allow homeowners to ...more
November 21, 2013
Looking for unique holiday gifts with a socially conscious twist? Are you a collector of unique items? Global Crafts, 1508 E. Republic Rd., Springfield in the Steeplechase Centre, a "Fair Trade" ...more
July 28, 2013
During World War II, Hitler's scientists developed terrifying new weapons of mass destruction. Alarmed by rumors of advanced rockets and missiles, Allied intelligence recruited a team of brilliant ...more
July 28, 2013
The Joplin Recycling Center is now accepting household cooking oil for recycling. A container has been placed at the center and will be available during regular operational hours on an on-going ...more
April 11, 2013
What brain injury survivors want you to know. Go ...more
June 12, 2012
Magic Moments Riding Therapy provides therapeutic horseback riding for children and adults with special needs. We are currently adding Thursday night sessions to our regular schedule and need ...more
June 08, 2012
Call ASAP Heating and Air for all your HVAC needs. (417) 623-1151. Licensed - Bonded - ...more
May 27, 2012
Rob Getz is a sweetheart. I mean it. You won't meet a nicer guy. He also is an expert in whatever he does, a real jack-of-all-trades. Just have a conversation with him and he will impress you ...more
March 28, 2012
The Missouri Eye Institute of Joplin under the direction of Dr. Ernest Bhend, ophthalmologist and Joplin native, has announced that the practice is back at its original Thousand Oaks Medical Building ...more
March 19, 2012
As we approach the time of year when there are heavy rains, the Joplin Police Department would like to remind all motorists that state law requires headlights to be on when windshield wipers are ...more
March 19, 2012
For those who are uninformed about etiquette when working with someone who is blind the following has been passed along by Andrea D. Buening, special projects coordinator for The Independent Living ...more
March 01, 2012
The Missouri Department of Insurance has issued a warning for those who still don't have renters insurance. With what may be an active storm season coming up this spring, the department doesn't want ...more
February 29, 2012
The Quapaw Tribal Library is the only tribal library in Oklahoma to offer free audiobook, e-book, music and video downloads to its patrons. Library card holders can check out and download digital ...more
February 23, 2012 This is a very important link for anyone who is not aware of the new method for performing ...more
February 07, 2012
Assistance is reporting drug-related activity is encouraged Joplin residents may report any suspicions of drug-related activity going on in their neighborhoods to the Joplin Police Department by ...more
February 02, 2012
Have you ever thought that the fish you were eating might not be what the market or restaurant labeled it to be? We have discovered that mislabeling in the Joplin area attributes a less expensive ...more
January 20, 2012
When and if a tornado strikes some key areas in southwest Missouri, be ready by "liking" the newly created "Springfield Tornado Info," "Branson Tornado Info" and/or the "Greene County Tornado Info" ...more
January 15, 2012
Click on this link to find a tool that allows viewers access to comprehensive greenhouse gas data reported in 2010 directly from large Missouri facilities and suppliers. It includes public ...more
November 30, 2011
The Second (Indianhead) Division Association is searching for anyone who ever served in the 2nd Infantry Division at any time. For information about the national association and our annual ...more
November 23, 2011
The Joplin Police Department, as part of the Southwest Missouri DWI Task Force, receives a grant from the Missouri Department of Transportation’s Highway Safety Division for participation in the ...more
September 07, 2011
Chuck E. Cheese, an entertainment venue Where a Kid can be a Kid®, has announced its new birthday experiences. Parents may select either a "Star" or "Super Star" package, two-hour celebrations that ...more
July 30, 2011
The Tri-State Area Contractors Association, 1216 Illinois Ave., Joplin, has created a U-Tube video they would like people to see. Set to the tune of "We Built this City" by Starship, the 3-minute, ...more
June 15, 2011
Homeowners in need of replacing their main entry door may take advantage of HR 483, a federal act which allows a tax credit for the purchase of energy saving home systems and materials. The purchase ...more
May 27, 2011
The United States Environmental Protection Agency Region 7 has announced the launch of its official Facebook page. To access it go ...more
May 26, 2011
Planned Parenthood, 710 Illinois Ave., Joplin, is providing free medical services throughout the month of June. Included in the offering of a variety of health services for both men and women are ...more
May 25, 2011
Quality Work with free estimates, plenty of satisfied customers. New home construction, addition, roofing, siding, repair, windows, water or storm damage. Insurance claims always welcome. Phone J & B ...more
March 27, 2011
Eli Lilly Zyprexa can cause diabetes. I took Zyprexa, a powerful Lilly schizophrenic drug for four years. It was prescribed to me off-label for post traumatic stress disorder and was ineffective, ...more
March 16, 2011
"Magic Moments Riding Therapy, located a few miles north of Diamond, is looking for volunteers for Wednesday afternoons and also Wednesday evenings. Volunteers must be at least 14 years of age, ...more
January 11, 2011
The Cackle Hatchery at 411 W. Commercial St. in Lebanon, MO proudly after three generations of doing business is celebrating our 75th anniversary. We specialize in hatching and shipping day ...more
December 16, 2010
CONSIDER A UNIQUE WAY OF HELPING OTHERS Donate your car to charity! You remove an unused car from your property. You qualify for a charitable tax deduction on your income tax and your car helps a ...more
December 15, 2010
Register as a Club Fit Brain member and you will have free access to brain training games in five major areas: memory, problem solving, concentration, visual spatial and language. A featured game is ...more
December 07, 2010
The Webb City Farmers Market under the pavilion in King Jack Park, Route 171 at Main Street, is one of the few Missouri markets open during the winter. A producer only market, it is open from 11 a.m. ...more
November 19, 2010
Macmillan Publishing will be releasing on November 23, 2010, a new book by former Crowder College President, Dr. Kent Farnsworth. It is entitled Grassroots School Reform: A Community Guide to ...more
November 11, 2010
Special $20.00 off all auto glass needs for all veterans (with proper military ID) during the month of November 2010Just stop by Autoglass Outlet2520 N. Range Line Rd., ...more
November 08, 2010
Attention: Deer hunters!Help feed the hungry during archery and firearms deer season! Join the Share the Harvest program initiated in 1992 by the Missouri Dept. of Conservation that helps feed the ...more
September 18, 2010
Do you wake up with bites on your body and don't have an aggressive lover? Perhaps, you have bed bugs. New York City announced recently that it has an epidemic proportion of them. Are you wondering ...more
September 01, 2010
ACE Hardware, 1621 N. Main St., Miami, OK is offering a free trial of INK-O-DEM, inkjet cartridge refilling. There is a limit of one per customer. After that, refills will cost approximately 50 ...more
July 29, 2010
"Rams on Demand" ( is a new site dedicated to loyal, die hard fans of St. Louis Rams football. It offers 24/7/365 coverage and fan feedback. Registered members are able to post ...more
June 09, 2010
Nixon's Garage, 7th & St. Louis in Joplin, is now offering towing services for the local area. Over the next 60 days service will expand to a 24/7 schedule (eventually accompanied by snow plowing and ...more
February 16, 2010
Crabby's is located at 815 W. 7th St. in Joplin. A bill, HB 1766, proposed by Walt Bivins (R-97), is a revision to the Indoor Clean Air Act that would prohibit smoking in certain places. It ...more
January 23, 2010
How much do you love bacon? Did you know that Bakon Vodka, the first commercially available bacon-flavored vodka, was launched in 2009 locally by Black Rock Spirits of Seattle, WA and sold out ...more
September 19, 2009
About an eight minute photographic tour of rural schools of Greene County with musical background may be found here. David L. Burton, civic communications specialist for the University of Missouri ...more
September 19, 2009
Attention:Crowder College Alumni & Friends The editor of the new Alumni & Friends newsletter would like you to send in news regarding what you've been doing since attending Crowder. Others who ...more
August 20, 2009
A City Taxi has a new door to door Courier Service division. 300 mile radius. You get same day service on most deliveries (restrictions apply) Please contact Rob at (417) 439-5919 between 8 a.m. and ...more
August 19, 2009
In support of HB 1549, Safety Temps Limited of Chesterfield, MO is currently taking class reservations of 20 or more students for OSHA 10-hour training sessions. Any contracts entered into prior ...more
March 24, 2009
In response to PVC decking’s increasing popularity among consumers, TAMKO Building Products, Inc. introduces Envision PVC deck boards. Envision PVC deck boards are lightweight, easy to install and ...more
February 23, 2009
According to a recent study conducted by AARP and the National Alliance for Caregiving, one out of five Americans cares for an aging adult. Couple this statistic with the knowledge that by 2011 the ...more
February 14, 2009
'Planning a wedding and still haven't found a place for your guest to dance the night away? Come and join the Metropolitan Reception Tour and find the perfect place. Nine local reception and wedding ...more
January 25, 2009
If you've missed any programs on NOVA presented on Ozarks Public Television (channel 21.1) that you wished you had seen, then you'll be happy to know that many are available to watch online. Included ...more
October 25, 2008
Everything you may want to know about voting in Missouri may be found here. Questions that are answered include how do I use an absentee ballot? Where is my polling place? What ballot measures am I ...more
September 08, 2008
Caring for your pets in your homeDebbie's Pet SittingJoplin, Mo area Your pet is much more comfortable, serene, and happy in the comfort of your home. Pet sitting is an excellent alternative that ...more
September 02, 2008
Local funeral homes offer unique service Several local funeral homes along with the Last Ride Motorcycle Hearse Company of Springfield now offer a unique tribute to motorcycle enthusiasts. A ...more
August 02, 2008
Reserve now!Offering individual or group piano classesincluding Music for Little Mozarts (for 4-6 year-olds) Classes will be taught by Megan Sabo. Now with over 13 years experience teaching ...more
July 24, 2008
We have a registered chocolate lab for stud. He is almost 2 years old. He's a mild mannered dog, great with kids. We also have 2 other adult dogs and 2 new pups; he does wonderfully with all of them. ...more
June 08, 2008
FOR SALE: "News writing for the Non-Journalist," an informative workbook written by Jim Sawyer, comes with exercises and examples for use by individuals and organizations that want to get their news ...more
June 07, 2008
University of Missouri-Columbia college students Jack Short and Daniel Lyons wanted to fill in what was missing in the American Green Movement after spending a semester abroad. A purveyor of ...more
May 31, 2008
A Pleasant Day Adult Day Centerrecently has opened at1231 S. Porter Ave., Joplin Hours: 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday thru Friday Many families need some place for their elderly family members to ...more
April 03, 2008
Joplin Handyman- Home Repairs of all types. Paint inside and out. Wood refinishing. 35-years experience. Private and rental homes. Nothing fancy; just me my truck and tools. David, (417) 781-5343. ...more
January 08, 2008
Centric Communications LLCPhone system support and installationvoice, data and coax cablingSpeciallized in Nortel CICS and MICS phone systems For more information:www.telecomservicesllc.comOffice: ...more
December 23, 2007
Plaese check out my website for real estate listings, and helpful information for buyers and sellers. Whether using a realtor or not, you will find it a great tool! The site ...more
October 03, 2007
Now is a great time for pictures! Whether it's senior portraits, pet portraits, family portraits or a special occasion, we offer a personalized photography experience. All services and packages are ...more
October 01, 2007
Are you a caregiver for an aging parent or spouse? Do you live alone and need help? Compassionate Care Senior Services provides companions, housekeeping, handyman services, LifeFone emergency care ...more
September 25, 2007
Are you looking for an editor, mentor or tutor to help you with your writing project? We offer our services to fit your needs and schedule. Develop writing skills including proper grammar usage ...more
August 12, 2007
Debbie Hightower, a Springfield school teacher, has teamed up with the owners of Scrapbooking Momeez, Angela Gartin and Debby Bojko to open Our Memory Cottage, a quaint 80-year old house that, ...more
July 08, 2007
Heartland Propane, based in Girard, KS, is proud to announce the option of underground propane storage tanks for our residential customers. The underground tanks are becoming a popular item, ...more
May 03, 2007
Is your deck safe? Springtime means outdoor enjoyment and occasions to spend more time on the porch or deck. There were 42 deck collapses reported by the media in 2006. This is a fifty percent ...more
April 23, 2007
Your business can sponsor a public service cause. Fight pollution, hunger, child abuse, drunk driving. You name it. Imagine your business logo associated with the cause. A new creative ad ...more
March 21, 2007
Next time in St. LouisEnjoy an afternoon or eveningat the Bissell MansionRestaurant & Murder MysteryDinner Theatre Located at 4426 Randall Place near the Grand exit off of I-70, the once ...more
March 05, 2007
Finally! Chronic Disease SufferersNow Have Answers!A message from Colleen Fee: As a Licensed Naturopath and Certified Classical Homeopath, I've moved here from Greeley, CO to help make Joplin a ...more
September 11, 2006
Women W/Hammers offering Energy Star upgrades, repairs, environmental inspections, green living options. Call Jackie at (417) 483-1477 or send an ...more
October 13, 2005
We create affordable waterfall & watergardens, backyard ponds, also landscaping and lawn sprinklers. For a free estimate call toll-free 1-866-830-9145 or e-mail ...more
June 17, 2005
April 28, 2005
Do you have stuff to store? Do you want the opportunity to be able to sell stuff out of a storage shed on the weekends? We have the spot for you. Our rates are: 10'x10' for $25/month 10'x20' for ...more
April 27, 2005
DO YOU HAVE OLD APPLIANCES OR OTHER RECYCLABLE MATERIALS THAT YOU WANT PICKED UP AND HAULED AWAY AT NO COST TO YOU? I am currently accepting any of the following recyclable material: Appliances ...more
March 18, 2005
Honest, hardworking, veteran, retired man would like to help you with the jobs around your house that you never have time to do. Painting, yard work, janitorial, etc. Reasonable rates. Call (417) ...more
December 24, 2004
A group of concerned Independents have started a PAC to unify the efforts of Independent Parties and activities. We are reRegistering voters at and have a mission statement ...more
April 09, 2004
For a Political Alternative Be sure to check ...more
March 11, 2004
Go ahead. No obligation. Click on the gold medal for more information regarding how you can get the website you have been talking about but don't have the time to create. We will do it for you to ...more
January 13, 2004
Introductory offer-- Submit your FREE classified ad. Use your phone number or e-mail for direct reponse, or ask us to assign you a code so that we might forward any responses to you via e-mail. ...more