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There's been a lot of fuss about school lunches ever since First Lady Michelle Obama began her healthy lunch program. The...
Former Missouri congressman Ike Skelton is being remembered as a trusted military expert and an approachable politician by hu...
20 students at Joplin's West Central Elementary School received bookcases and a box of books Wednesday. The students in g...
Beimdiek Insurance will once again award $5000 to community groups in the Four States. Later this month, you'll be ab...
The Oklahoma Supreme Court has instructed a judge to implement a ruling that a Ten Commandments monument on the state Capitol...
Crawford County authorities are looking for the man who stole a trailer early Saturday morning (8/22) in Pittsburg. A Sheriff...
A Seneca man is behind bars after a brief chase on foot from Joplin police Monday morning (8/17). The JPD received informatio...
He had crystal meth and a stolen gun. Joplin Police say 21-year-old Tyretha Smith III of Joplin had those with him Friday aft...
There's a new place to honor those who donate to Missouri Southern State University. A new donor wall was dedicated Thurs...
He stole a car and then led Neosho authorities on a chase Wednesday afternoon (8/12). Neosho Police say a 27-year-old white m...
A Joplin man is behind bars in connection to multiple crimes. 47-year-old Douglas Robbins of 820 South Jackson has been accus...
The mother of a 26-year-old Joplin man who claims her son's suicide in a Carthage jail was captured on video surveillance...
Oklahoma is on pace to have its soggiest year on record.The Oklahoma Mesonet weather network reports much of the state saw ab...
The Joplin School Board is accepting nominations for the annual Eagle Legacy Award. School Board President Jeff Koch tells Ne...
A Barry County man has been sentenced for receiving and distributing child pornography.US Attorney Tammy Dickinson announcedt...
Two men from Neosho drowned Friday afternoon (7/24) in Shoal Creek at Lime Kiln Road. Trooper Burr with the Missouri State Hi...
One of the stars of A&E's "Duck Dynasty" will bemaking a special appearance inJoplin Saturday night (7/25/15.) ...
Joplin-based Art Feeds has received a $25,000 grant from State Farm Insurance. Art Feeds founder and CEO Meg Bourne-Hulse...
A Joplin City Council member - and former mayor - is apparently under investigation by the FBI. Mike Woolston tells News Talk...
Arrowhead Stadium is once again the loudest stadium in the NFL.This time, it's official.The Kansas City Chiefs broke the ...
Some Joplin memorabilia will be on sale at Joplin's Third Thursday (7/16)."We're going to be selling the miniatu...
The Joplin Humane Society has had several new pets come in over the last week. 58 dogs and cats have come in, many of them lo...
He went out for breakfast and got robbed. A man who pulled into the Sonic in Carthage Friday morning wasn't met by a carh...
Friday, local heroes were celebrated at a banquet sponsored by the Greater Ozarks Chapter of the American Red Cross. Six peop...
This Friday come on out and support the Spiva Centerfor the Art'sFun Fund and Kinder Music, a kids music education progra...
The Salvation Army Midland Division announced a new partnership with the Community Foundation of Southwest Missouri Friday by...
For the fifth straight year, the Joplin Outlaws baseball team is helping the Joplin Humane Society. Saturday night (6/27) is ...
Neosho Police say a robbery that was reported last week didn't happen at all. Last Thursday (6/18), a 21-year-old man sai...
Do you need to get rid if your Christmas tree? Starting today through the end of January, you can drop off your tree at one o...
Via Christi Hospital broke ground on a new Surgery Center just over a year ago that'll house five large operating rooms. ...
It never happened. Pittsburg State University Police now say an alleged abduction on campus last Tuesday never took place.&qu...
A former Miami police officer has pleaded no contest to accusations that she lied to a state grand jury in connection with a ...
Festivities leading up to Kansas Governor Sam Brownback's swearing-in for a second term should have a familiar feel to th...
The City of Carthage was won an innovation award from the Missouri Municipal League. It's for the Police Department's...
Lamar Police have issued an endangered persons advisory for a 3-year-old girl. Gabriella Gwen Masterson was taken from 1305 C...
Neosho Police are looking for the man who committed an armed robbery Thursday morning (6/18) at a convenience store parking l...
Thousands around the world are jumping in the pool Thursday in hopes of breaking a world record. It's the sixth year Miss...
A Granby couple can claim the first baby of 2015 in the Four States. At 14 minutes past midnight Thursday (1/1), Adam and Son...
A fire in Miami early Wednesday morning (1/7) has killed one man. Miami Communications Director Monica Bagwell tells News Tal...
Always be prepared. That's the Girl Scout motto, and that's what more than 60 girl scouts from the four states took a...
An annual fundraiser for the Muscular Dystrophy Association is taking place in Joplin this weekend. Eric Cerini of Hideout Ha...
St. Louis Cardinals fans came to meet pitchers Shelby Miller and Joe Kelly, plus former Cards Danny Cox and Tom Lawless Satur...
"Our viewpoint is that you really can't teach people that life is sacred by taking lives."Father J Friedel of S...
Three people have been arrested for trying to kidnap a Joplin toddler. Lt. Brian Lewis of the Joplin Police Department tells ...
Two men from Coffeyville are in custody in Carthage facing gun charges. Just before midnight Wednesday (5/27), a woman called...
Oklahoma has spent almost $70 million on a program designed to strengthen marriages and lower the state's divorce rat...
Twin brothers from Monett will be featured on Tuesday night's (5/26) premiere of the ABC series "Extreme Weight Loss...
The Joplin Police K-9 unit has received a gift: six first aid kits designed specially for K-9s. Joplin Police Sergeant Rusty ...
Celebrate Neosho is taking place tomorrow at the Neosho Hugh Robinson Memorial Airport. Stunt Pilot Matt Younkin will be soar...
With winter making its presence felt this week, your pets need to be somewhere warm--like indoors. Lysa Boston, the shelter m...
A police officer who died while assisting the May 2011 Joplin tornado is being honored. Officer Jeff Taylor was struck by lig...
Joplin Police may have identified the man who was killed Sunday morning at 125 South McConnell. Captain Matt Stewart tells Ne...
Neosho firefighters raised more than $8700 last weekend for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. From May 15th throu...
Joplin Police were tipped off to a suspect wanted for burglary that was staying at a home at on East 17th Street, so the SWAT...
The Webb City Animal Control is taking a bit of flack after a dog they were attempting to capture perished after being tranqu...
Blood banks often run short of blood during a holiday weekend. With the Memorial Day weekend approaching, Chris Pilgrim with ...
Tuesday night, the Carthage Fire Department will remember those firefighters who have died in the line of duty. A memorial se...
Joplin Police are looking for the man who robbed a convenience store at gunpoint Saturday night. Sergeant Larry Swinehart tel...
For the third year in a row, the Pittsburg Police are receiving an award from AAA for their outstanding work in the community...
Carthage Police have arrested a many they say is responsible for some recent burglaries and thefts from vehicles."We had...
If you want to take part in the Joplin Christmas Parade, you've got a few more days to get your entry in. The deadline wa...
Police in Miamisay a man's body has been found inside a sport utility vehicle in the parking lot of an auto center. Inter...
A man who pointed a toy gun out a car window at another motorist found out that the police didn't think it was funny. Car...
Ever since the incidents in Baltimore where six police officers were arrested for the death of Freddie Gray, there have been ...
Here's an update to a story News Talk KZRG has been following for you: the Newton County Sheriff's Office has identif...
Neosho is having its fourth annual Pet Fair on Saturday (5/16). Neosho spokesman Wes Franklin tells News Talk KZRG about the ...
A man from Afton is dead after a workplace accident Wednesday morning (5/13) in Miami. Captain Thomas Anderson with Miami Pol...
She's been a nurse for 50 years and the last 37 years with the Joplin City Health Department. Wilma Massey has received a...
Neosho Police are trying to find a man who's been missing for three weeks. Patrol Lieutenant Robert Sharp tells News Talk...
The Kansas Fire Marshal's office is trying to learn the cause of a fire Saturday (5/9) at a Baxter Springs factory. Fire ...
A 60-year-old man was found dead just before noon today (5/8) in Joplin. Captain Bob Higginbotham with Joplin Police tells Ne...
Once again, the people who deliver your mail will be collecting food for local food shelves on Saturday (5/9). The National A...
Crosslines of Joplin will be moving into a new building this spring. The non-profit that helps Joplin area churches will be m...
Friday the 13th may be considered unlucky for some, but for many animals at the Joplin Humane Society, it's their lucky d...
There's an exhibit of newspaper articles featuring the death of John F. Kennedy on display at the Carl Junction Community...
Joplin's seventh annual Holiday Experience begins this week. Patrick Tuttle with the Joplin Convention and Visitors Burea...
Joplin High School honored part of its past Sunday (4/26). The entrance to the High School was named Jack Holden Way, in hono...
The funeral for a southwest Missouri sheriff's deputy killed in a shootout that also left a suspect dead will be held Thu...
Over 500 trees were donated to the residents of Joplin Monday morning from people across the nation in an effort to replace t...
Home-grown buffalo will be served at the Quapaw Tribe's Elder Center and O-Gah-Pah Learning Center. 130 pounds of ground ...
A former Missouri Southern softball and volleyball coach is joining the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame. Pat Lipira coached the ...
The Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce recognized its outstanding citizen of the year Thursday night (4/23). Peggy Fuller, vice ...
If you're planning to deep fry your Thanksgiving turkey, be careful! In recent years, there have been plenty of stories a...
The Missouri state auditor's office says thegovernor's officeused $1300 in taxpayer dollars to pay for a float tr...
Things are hopping these days at the Joplin Humane Society. Shelter manager Lysa Boston tells News Talk KZRG they've got ...
Former First Lady Laura Bush will be in the area Wednesday night (4/22/15), giving a speech at Pittsburg State University at ...
If you're planning to take your dog or cat along for a July 4th fireworks show--don't. That's the advice of Tiann...
A man from McCune has died from injuries he suffered in a fight early Sunday morning. The Crawford County Sheriff's Offic...
Missouri Southern State University unveiled a new donor wall honoring their biggest supporters at the new baseball stadium Sa...
Spring is often a busy time for humane societies. Lysa Boston, shelter manager at the Joplin Humane Society, tells News Talk ...
Empire District Electric celebrated Arbor Day Thursday (4/16) by giving away a thousand trees at Joplin's Third Thursday ...
Veterinarians are saying a new strain of the canine flu is making dogs sick, especially in the Chicago area. The sick pups ar...
There will be a Joplin Christmas Parade this year. After last Tuesday's scheduled parade was canceled because of bad weat...
A Nevada man has pled guilty to his role in a $2-million scheme to defraud Cargill, Inc. by creating fake scale tickets f...
Joplin police are looking for a missing teen. Corporal Chuck Niess tells News Talk KZRG they're worried about 16-year-old...
Playing golf for breast cancer. CLEAN Joplin will host its second annual "Swing For Pink" golf tournament September...
Trick-or-Treaters will be out and about for Halloween... and that could mean some stress for your pet. Dr. Ben Leavens of Mai...
Joplin's K-9 dogs have some new spring fashions--bulletproof vests. The vests were donated by a Joplin couple who wish to...
The Mother Road Marathon has run its course. The Joplin City Council voted Monday to end the event because it hasn't made...
They call it puppy love, and today through Sunday, the Joplin Humane Society wants you tostop byand fall in love at their Swe...
Starting Monday, the Community Blood Center of the Ozarks is holding its 19th annual Salute a Veteran Blood Drive. The Blood ...
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback is preparing to sign welfare legislation restricting how poor families can spend cash assistanc...
There's going to be a big fundraiser for Lafayette House of Joplin on Saturday, May 2nd. Celebrity chef Paula Deen will h...
A visit to the Dairy Queen Thursday can help kids in the Four States. Thursday is Dairy Queen Miracle Treat Day. Heather Lesm...
In honor of the city's 141st birthday, Joplin celebrated with a birthday party at City Hall Monday morning, complete with...
Joplin Police are investigatingexplicit or inappropriate photos of Joplin High students that are online. Joplin Police releas...
Whitehill Enterprises, a company that creates public art murals was able to give more than $4,100 to benefit Art Feeds, a...
Webb City Police are looking for two teens who have been missing since Monday morning. Webb City Assistant Police Chief Don M...
One of the next steps likely to be taken in rewriting Missouri's criminal laws could involve erasing some convictions fro...
A southwest Missouri man was killed by an elephant ataSpringfield Zoo today. According to the Associated Press, Senior Zookee...
A Civil War veteran has been buried with his family in Carthage in a ceremony that included re-enactors and the sounds of a c...
Former Missouri auditor's spokesman Spence Jackson is being remembered at his funeral as a gregarious guy who was passion...
Stray cats have become a problem in Arma. Apparently, someone who lives across from the elementary school has been feeding th...
On the 13th anniversary of 9/11, Crowder College paid tribute to all First Responders by dedicating a monument to those that ...
A giveaway at a Joplin church has tongues wagging and people talking. Ignite Church gave away two AR-15 rifles on Father'...
Rock stars, astronauts, rainbows, and alligators. You might be wondering what all of those items have in common. Well, they&#...
Joplin fire crews were called to the scene of a mobile home fire at 1401 East 33rd Street just before 8 a.m Friday morning. J...
A suspect has been arrested in connection with a burglary of a Pittsburg business. On March 16th, there was a burglary at Pit...
Crowder College was able to get people in the Christmas spirit and raise money for scholarships last night. Crowder held its&...
A skateboard park in Joplin took a step closer to reality Monday (4/6). Ground was broken at Ewert Park for the new facility ...
Friday is National HIV Testing Day..and the Community Clinic in Joplin will be offering free HIV/ AIDS tests Friday afternoon...
One speech at the National Prayer Breakfast turned Dr. Benjamin Carson into a household name. His message of taking personal ...
Intersted in learning more about severe weather and how to spot tornadoes? This January 28th, you'll learn just that. The...
Funeral services and a visitation will be held next week for Spence Jackson, the spokesman of former Missouri Auditor Tom Sch...
Here's an update to a story News Talk KZRG told you earlier this week. Carthage Police have a second suspect in custody i...
A camp for kids with special needs will receive $40,000 from "The Celebrity Apprentice" TV show. Reality TV sta...
UPDATE: 5:14pm, 3/30/15: Hannah Kennish was found Monday (3/30) near Albuquerque, New Mexico. She's fine. Henry County au...
Saturday was supposed to be Homecoming at Missouri Southern State University. Instead, the campus is in mourning. 37-year-old...
The Oklahoma Health Department says a second person has died of the West Nile virus so far this year.A spokeswoman for the ag...
A man who works for the Joplin public works department received a Civilian Service Award Monday night. Nathan Turner (center ...
Once again, the American Red Cross of Joplin is asking you to nominate people for their Everyday Heroes awards. Dave Dillon, ...
You're not the only one who has wanted to spend more time indoors during the winter. The colder temperatures have had mic...
As an organization that wouldn't be able to thrive without the hard work of their volunteers, the American Red Cross see&...
A woman who was injured when her son's gravestone fell on her at a Joplin cemetery has lost her lawsuit.A part of the mon...
The Humane Society of the United States is suing Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt over an investigation into the organi...
A Joplin man is spearheading an effort to help a Nebraska town that was recently devastated by an EF-4 tornado. Doug Hunt tel...
More trees that were lost in the May 2011 tornado were replaced today. Volunteers from Ameriprise and Forest ReLeaf came to J...
It's the Crowder College Foundation's largest fundraiser of the year for scholarships. And it will get you in the Chr...
Be sure to bring in your plants and garden vegetables inside Thursday night. We could see freezing temperatures and possibly ...
Federal investigators who visited a Mars pet food plant near Joplin found potential dangers to employees' health, but the...
There's a report from the University of Missouri that finds more people are bitten by dogs during the summer. Lysa Boston...
Joplin's Christmas Parade will have a new organizer this year. The Joplin Jaycees had run the parade in the past, but the...
A cultural advocacy group has raised enough money to have architects draw up renovation plans for Joplin's Memorial Hall....
A lawsuit filed in federal court in Springfield wants to restrict use of restraint chairs in jails. In December 2012, Richard...
TheCity of Joplin celebrated it's 142nd birthday with abirthday party at city hall Monday morning complete with cookies, ...
A Pineville man arrested for a robbery Tuesday in southwest McDonald County may be in even more trouble with the law. 46-year...
A Civil War veteran whose cremated remains went unclaimed for more than a century will be buried next month with his family i...
There's a check scam going around in Neosho. People are getting what appears to be a cashiers check in the mail, with ins...
A Barry County mother and her grandfather are dead after an Arkansas man took his two-year-old daughter from a home near Wash...
Storm shelters are all well and good, but they can't help you if you're out and about when a tornado strikes. That...
Five Joplin Police officers received promotions prior to Tuesday's (1/20) City Council meeting. Matt Stewart was appointe...
An annual tradition continues this year, as the Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce prepares to honor local teachers. Kari Beasle...
The political mentor of Tom Schweich says his death represents a low point of politics, and calls the person behind an ad tha...
Kansas records show that the Democratic U.S. Senate nominee seeking to get his name off the ballot is the only candidate sinc...
Former Oklahoma state Sen. William Schuelein has died at his home in Miami at age 86.Paul Thomas Funeral Home and Cremation S...
Neosho's wrestlers won the Missouri State Class 3 team championship this weekend in record style. 12 Wildcats earned meda...
A marathon that crosses three states will take place next month. Patrick Tuttle of the Joplin Convention and Visitors' Bu...
Missouri's Show Me Heroes program helps find work for veterans. They're going to have a hiring event in Joplin on May...
Kansas is receiving nearly $350,000 in federal grants to help schools serve healthier meals and snacks.The Kansas Departm...
Michelle Lee, a probation and parole officer from the District 9 office in Joplin, received the Award of Valor today during a...
It's that time of year again. Panera Bread in Joplin is selling bagels shaped like pink ribbons for Breast Cancer Awarene...
The gym at Joplin East Middle School is now called the Harold Thompson Gym. Thompson was a coach, phys ed teacher, athletic d...
October has been proclaimed National Arts and Humanities Month by Joplin Mayor Mike Seibert. This was done at a ceremony Thur...
Former Oklahoma House Speaker T.W. Shannon is touting the endorsement of Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas in Shannon...
It's a big game for Mizzou and Oklahoma State in the Cotton Bowl tomorrow night and local sports bars are preparing for t...
Students in Joplin South Middle School's Family and Consumer Sciences class have made some things for the Ronald McDonald...
What's the biggest attraction in Joplin? You might be surprised. It's Candy House Gourmet Chocolates. The travel webs...
John Anderson Jr., who served as Kansas governor from 1961 to 1965, has died.His daughter-in-law, Elizabeth Anderson, says An...
A Las Vegas judge gave a lawyer until July 30 to produce proof that former NFL running back Larry Johnson met terms of his se...
The Hope 4 You Breast Cancer Foundation held a ribbon cutting ceremony to kick start their Pink Ribbon Bagel Campaign and rec...
Police say several people have been arrested but no injuries were reported after shots were fired outside the Kansas City Zoo...
The Joplin City Council will be talking about the future of Memorial Hall tonight. Mayor Mike Seibert tells News Talk KZRG it...
Some people who live on 15th Street in Joplin aren't happy with a plan to build new sidewalks in their neighborhood and t...
The City of Sarcoxie is raising money to train a new K-9 dog for the City's Police Department. Gary Turner with the Sarco...
The man who led Joplin's Police Department in the wake of the May 2011 tornado will now lead Missouri's Department of...
Each year, Pittsburg State University honors one family of a student for its Family Day celebration. This year's choice i...
A woman that was injured in a morning crash on Range Line Road in Joplin this week has died. 46-year-old Julie Lybarger-Johns...
Missouri Southern State University will be hosting a special event Monday (1/19/15) in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. M...
Neosho's Police Chief is ready to call it a career. Dave McCracken will retire on January 2nd after 20 years on the job. ...
The Joplin Police Department is looking for a man who went missing earlier today. Officers were called to 106 S. Winfield jus...
Lawrence County officials have released the name of man who was found dead at a farm in Halltown Tuesday. He's been ident...
Burglaries in Jasper County are actually down 20% this year, according to Sheriff Randee Kaiser. A rash of recent break-ins h...
The Arvest Bank at 32nd and McClelland was robbed at 10:46 this morning after a man demanded money from the teller. No one wa...
Kellogg Lake in Carthage will hold its 13th annual Kids Fishing Day on Saturday. Kevin Badgely with the Missouri Department o...
Police officers from southwest Missouri have honored a member of the Joplin Fire Department. At Monday's Joplin City Coun...
Missouri Southern State University is hosting a Relay for Life tonight. It's an annual event that celebrates cancer survi...
An employee of Empire District Electric Co. alleges in a lawsuit that the utility exposed its employees to asbestos and other...
Mercy Hospital Joplin is kicking off the first phase of building a memorial garden on the old St. John's Hospital site. R...
Federal authorities have detained a man who they say admitted to driving a car into a disputed Ten Commandments monument outs...
A domestic dispute involving a love triangle landed one couple behind bars after shots were fired. Newton County Sheriff Ken ...
In times of disaster, we often don't realize just how important sentimental items are until it's too late. That's...
An amazing story from Galena. Shortly after 8 this morning, Galena Police Officer Jimmy Hamilton noticed a car on Route 66 th...
Students at Kelsey Norman Elementary School in Joplin got to learn about colleges and careers Tuesday night. A career fair wa...
A two-month old girl from Lanagan is dead and McDonald County law enforcement is investigating. McDonald County Chief Deputy ...
Saturday October 5th is sure to be a fun day with your dog at the Joplin Humane Society's 12th Annual Paws in the Park ev...
There's a new animal at the Joplin Humane Society--an alligator. Tianna Fisher with the Humane Society tells News Talk KZ...
Mercy Hospital Joplin has something that only 197 hospitals in the country have: a platinum performance achievement award fro...
There's now a monument for peace at Joplin's Parr Hill Park. A Peace Pole made by students at Spiva Center for the Ar...
Operation Twinkie is on a mission to send another 384 boxes of the snack cakes to soldiers in Afghanistan. Trisha Monroe of O...
Joplin Police have identified two men as suspects in burglaries at two Joplin businesses. You'll remember a vehicle had d...
A Springfield police officer who was shot in the head last month is out of intensive care and walking with the help of a walk...
UPDATE: 3/9/15 7:55pm: The Joplin Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously approved a proposal to change the name of Hearne...
7th street in Joplin was shut down from High to Indiana streets this morning (3/12/15) while emergency crews dealt with a res...
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