News Release from Community Foundation of the Ozarks The Battleship Missouri, located in Pearl Harbor, is not letting a mere half an ocean and half a continent keep it from showing support for the people of Joplin, Missouri, who are working to recover from this spring’s devastating tornado. The... 
FL Company
Some four state residents have received phone calls from a company called The First Response Team. First Response is a company from Florida that offers to handle insurance claims and rebuild for storm victims.  They say they’re here in Joplin to warn storm victims about insurance companies because... 
HP Madness Joplin Northstar 14
As we mentioned last night.. Harry potter-mania is in full force.  The final installment in the popular series set for a midnight showing tonight. Some folks have been in line since yesterday at the Hollywood Northstar 14 Theaters in Joplin.  “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2″... 
Iowa 6 Year Old
Don and Helen Capps lost their home on Pennsylvania Street in the May 22 tornado.  There were home when the tornado struck and, like many Joplin and Duquesne residents, when it passed their home was gone. “It’s a much told story, you know – after 79 years of living look what I got... 
Church Salvage
From the road it looked like there was just minor damage, but when structural engineers checked out the Faith Assembly of God church in Joplin after the May 22 tornado they determined it had to come down. Today was the first step in rebuilding:  Demolition day. “There’s certainly emotion... 
Cars For Heroes
Not-for-profit organization Cars For Heroes arrived in Joplin today bringing several vehicles with them.  They handed the keys to veterans at the American Legion post 13 free of charge. Organizers say they wanted to help victims of the tornado and today’s recipients say it’s a blessing. “I... 
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