A group gets together for a tennis play day in Joplin.
The Community Support Services of Missouri held a fun free day of tennis instructions.
C.S.S. offers supportive programs for children and adults with developmental disabilities, special health and mental needs and in home assistance U.S Tennis Association officials demonstrated skills before teaching them.
"Everybody's enthused and they're willing to learn and you can tell it's something new for a lot of them but most of them are really enjoying it and Annie Clarkson who runs the program is doing a great job with retention and an on going program for them" says Diversity Manager Fred Johnson.
Community Support Services plans to host "Tee Time" on Saturday March 30th.
It will be held at the center and all ages with all abilities are welcome to attend.
Monday, June 17 2013 6:31 PM EDT2013-06-17 22:31:07 GMT
Over the next few weeks renovations will be made at the Pittsburg Community Middle School. The renovations will help students with autism gain life skills. "Before, we were working around other teachersMore >>
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Shifferdecker Golf Course in Joplin wanted to make the day extra special by offering free green fees. The only condition, you had to bring your son, daughter, or wife out to play with you. Golf fanaticMore >>
A golf course in Joplin wanted to make the day extra special by offering free green fees.More >>
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MODOT says road closures will be in effect due to nighttime resurfacing in Carthage. Drivers can expect nighttime lane closings on route 571 between I49 and Route E beginning June 17th. Roads affectedMore >>
MODOT says road closures will be in effect due to nighttime resurfacing in Carthage.More >>
Saturday, June 15 2013 8:31 PM EDT2013-06-16 00:31:04 GMT
The 4th annual Scottish Highland Games are held in Joplin for the strong to show off their skills in a traditional way. The all day event held at Field of Dreams, had nine events including two stoneMore >>
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A Lamar, Missouri man is dead after a crash Thursday night. Southeast of the city on route T. Chance Kentner, 21, was killed when his black GMC Yukon skidded off the road and overturned ejecting him.More >>
A Lamar, Missouri man is dead after a crash Thursday night.More >>
The U.S. Attorney's Office, The Kansas Division: John L. Gagliardo, 60, Pittsburg, Kan., and George Washington, 50, Pittsburg, Kan., are charged with two counts of attempted mail fraud and two countsMore >>
With the Crawford County 911 director indicted for mail and wire fraud, his duties have been divided among several county offices.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 2:07 PM EDT2013-06-19 18:07:33 GMT
News release from the office of Roy Blunt, US. Senator for Missouri: WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) co-sponsored the "Death Tax Repeal Act of 2013," which was reintroduced today by U.S.More >>
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Tuesday, June 18 2013 10:54 PM EDT2013-06-19 02:54:11 GMT
Mayor John Sellers has issued a boil advisory for Anderson, MO. An electrical substation problem caused a decrease in water pressure. Until the water is tested, it is advised to boil water for at leastMore >>
Authorities make an arrest in connection with Thursday's murder in northeast Oklahoma. Thursday afternoon Ottawa County authorities discovered the body of a 21-year-old California woman lying in the middleMore >>
An Oklahoma state investigator takes the stand in the case a man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend in Ottawa County. Dustin Boggs is charged with first degree murder in the death of Danyel Borden, 21 of California.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 6:28 PM EDT2013-06-18 22:28:59 GMT
News release from Missouri Southern State University: JOPLIN, MO (SNS) - Adults and children from the Joplin area will have their chance to make the Guinness World Records next Tuesday, June 18 at MissouriMore >>
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Tuesday, June 18 2013 6:17 PM EDT2013-06-18 22:17:23 GMT
Joplin city officials and the Environmental Protection Agency are hoping to turn one of Joplin's busiest throughways's into a safe, green area. "Essentially, what we want to do is kick off a conversationMore >>
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News release from Missouri Southern State University: JOPLIN, MO (SNS) - Dr. Sherry Buchanan, chair of the Board of Governors at Missouri Southern State University, announced today Dr. Bruce Speck isMore >>
The MSSU Board of Governors have scheduled a closed meeting for Wednesday at 4 p.m. On Thursday the Board of Governors will have an open meeting at 4 p.m. on the MSSU campus.More >>