Play Doh Economics
Area teachers get a lesson on how to teach basic economics with Play-Doh. Pittsburg State University hosted a two day workshop today called ”Play-Doh Economics” – 15 lessons that help teachers make the subject more interesting to their students. “You can’t start to soon... 
KOAM Sports Close Up
JOPLIN —Freeman Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine offers free annual preparticipation physical exams for athletes attending area high schools and colleges. The free physicals take place Monday, August 1, and Tuesday, August 2, in the David A. Ball, MD, Medical Building, located at 1111 McIntosh Circle... 
Missing Swimmer
Updated July 19, 2011 at 4:34 PM CST The search for a 19 year old Pittsburg man continues.  Tyler Jeck has been missing since July 16 when he dove from a boat into Beaver Lake in Arkansas. Jeck graduated from St. Mary’s Colgan in Pittsburg in May 2010.  Sports were a passion of his as he... 
_Tornado Damaged School
News release issued by the City of Joplin In Joplin and Duquesne, this post-tornado period can be both a buyer’s and seller’s market.  With that in mind, both sides should carefully consider the debris/demolition status of a property before completing a real estate sale.  If you are a seller,... 
St Johns Aerial
The President of the Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce will be testifying today at hearing before the Senate Homeland Security Subcomittee on Disaster Recovery. The hearing is to start at about 1:30pm CST and will be streamed live on the web HERE. Rob O’Brian will be testifying about the ongoing... 
_Memorial Hall
Joplin’s Memorial Hall will be leased to the Joplin School District for high-school band members and athletes to use as a place to practice. City council members passed the vote unanimously. The bill is passed and Joplin’s Memorial Hall will no longer be the home to concerts or events at... 
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