Cancer survivors are recognized in Joplin on this first day of National Cancer Survivors Month. This afternoon the Freeman Cornell-Beshore Cancer Institute hosted the fourth annual hope soars picnic. A picnic-themed photo station was set up with commemorative cups for people to take home. Physicians cooked hamburgers and hotdogs. It gave survivors and their families the chance to reconnect. The event was funded by donations from area businesses and organizations, including Freeman Auxiliary.
"We're actually headed to the widow's house to pay our condolences," said Brian Liming. Liming and his friends paid a brief stop to a spot on a county road, just north of Independence, Kansas. It's where Brian's high school classmate Dennis Catron Jr. and his father, Dennis Catron Sr., lost their lives.More >>
After reviewing the Kansas Highway Patrol's investigation, the Cherokee County Kansas Attorney will not file charges against the driver of the van. On May 8th, 2018, two cyclists from Germany were riding on Highway 66 near mile marker 1.8 when they were hit by a 2013 Chrysler Town and Country van. The cyclists, 71-year-old Heinz Gerd Buchel and 74-year-old Harry Jung, died at the scene. The highway patrol report states that the van was traveling west in the right lane of K-66 wh...More >>
An organization working to legalize casinos in Arkansas says it raised more than $1 million last month from two American Indian tribes in neighboring Oklahoma.More >>