The family that feeds the famous bird tree off 20th Street in Joplin has come out of the woodwork. In late August of last year Eldon and Rudy Howery decided to make a home for all the birds that lostMore >> A little more than a year after the May 22, 2011 tornado one of the few trees remaining in the area of 20th Street suddenly became decorated with paint and bird feeders. The experiment started slow.
"When we first started this project we thought 'well - useless, nothing coming,'" Eldon Howery says. "But in about two or three weeks here they come and they've been here ever since."More >>
With the National Boy Scout Jamboree starting in a few days two Parsons, Kansas men are heading to West Virginia, but they aren't just hauling their bags. They're also taking a 1,600 pound log that'sMore >> Two Parsons, Kansas men will be hauling a 1,600 pound log over the next few days to the National Boy Scout Jamboree in West Virginia. The transformation of the scout pole began in Parsons and will be finished at the Jamboree.More >> The Wesley House in Pittsburg announces plans to expand. The expansion is to accommodate a growing number of families using the food pantry. Sally Burdick has been going to the Wesley House Food PantryMore >> A 1,500 square foot expansion will allow Wesley House in Pittsburg to increase the storage capacity for it's food pantry...More >> Pittsburg police believe alcohol played a role in a crash that damaged a Pittsburg home and sent the driver to the hospital. Around 12:45AM Sunday morning Jed David Perez, 25, was eastbound on 7th street.More >> Pittsburg police believe alcohol played a role in a crash that damaged a Pittsburg home and sent the driver to the hospital.More >> So far this year sales tax proceeds are either staying steady or going up in jasper and newton counties, but in Joplin numbers are down. This time last year Joplin's tax receipts were more than $8.7More >> So far this year sales tax proceeds are either staying steady or going up in jasper and newton counties, but in Joplin numbers are down.More >> Wildcat Glades Conservation and Audubon Center officials announce they're searching for a new center director. Former center director Robin McAlester will soon be leaving the center. Potential candidatesMore >> Wildcat Glades Conservation and Audubon Center officials announce they're searching for a new center director.More >>