Pittsburg State University is devoting this week to showing appreciation to university supporters (March 12-17). Thank a Gorilla, or T.A.G. week, kicked off today by recognizing multiple private donors. PSU advancement ambassadors placed red ribbons and tags on buildings around campus that wouldn't have been made possible without some outside help. Tagged locations include the Leonard Axe Library, the Kansas Technology Center and Carnie Smith Stadium.
The Joplin Fire Department was called to a semi truck on fire at 32nd and S. Range Line around 11:48 a.m. on October 16th, 2018. According to Fire Chief James Furgerson, the driver saw flames shooting out of the compartment area. Fire fighters extinguished the fire in about 20 minutes. Chief Furgerson says the cause of the fire was mechanical and the truck was not hauling any hazardous materials. Traffic was interrupted for about 30 minutes.More >>
The Joplin City Council is considering a pay increase for public safety employees. Plus all the news you need to know before you walk out the door.More >>
Police identified the victim in a shooting Saturday afternoon in Pittsburg as 37 year old Vanessa Rae McWhirt-Martin of Chetopa, Kansas.More >>