Thursday Feb 27
Severe Weather Preparedness Week Coming Up
The first week of March is Severe Weather Preparedness Week, so you can expect to hear tornado sirens sound throughout Missouri on Tuesday.
Missouri man killed in tree-cutting accident
<![CDATA[JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) -- A 53-year-old man has died after a tree he was cutting down fell on him in southwest Missouri. The Joplin Globe reports the accident happened Saturday on a rural property southwest of Joplin. The Newton County Sheriff's office says Mitch "Cobb" Wade was taken by ambulance to a Joplin hospital, where he was pronounced dead. ------ Information from: The Joplin (Mo.) Globe, http://www.joplinglobe.com
Book to honor rescue dog from Joplin tornado
So when she got the opportunity to write a story about a Joplin dog named Lily who helped search for survivors after the May 2011 tornado, she jumped on it.
board member cited in DWI case in Newton County
JOPLIN, Mo. -- Philip M. Willcoxon, a Joplin Board of Education member and chief executive officer of the Ozark Center, was charged with driving while intoxicated Friday night in Newton County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Ice, snow cited in traffic accidents on roads in area
A Joplin man was injured in a single-vehicle accident at 11:10 a.m. Thursday on Spurgeon Road, a mile south of Saginaw in Newton County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Deputy injured responding to suicide call
A Newton County sheriff's deputy was injured Wednesday night during a confrontation with a suicidal 18-year-old man at a residence southwest of Joplin.