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Route 66 Tourism
The City of Joplin has purchased two areas of land on Broadway along Route 66. One of those has a garage that's almost 10...
Holiday Express Comes to Joplin's Union Depot
Kids love trains...and they love Santa. The Kansas City Southern Holiday Express is coming to Joplin, and is sure to please k...
Route 66 Trees
A project to plant trees along Route 66 in the Four States began Wednesday (8/5). Parks and public works employees from Jopli...
A New Joplin Festival
About 50 people came to a public meeting in Joplin last night to discuss a community festival. Joplin Convention and Visitors...
Joplin Council Hires Architect To Study Building For Rt. 66 Center
By a 6-3 vote, the Joplin City Council Monday (7/6) approved a contract with Paragon Architecture to see if a building on the...
Joplin Officials Split on Rt 66 Proposal
The Joplin City Council recently voted on a motion to have conceptual designs and cost estimates done for a project that woul...
Busy Joplin Tourism Weekend
It'll be busy in Joplin this weekend, especially on the roads. Patrick Tuttle of the Joplin Convention and Visitors Burea...
Joplin Holiday Experience
Joplin's seventh annual Holiday Experience begins this week. Patrick Tuttle with the Joplin Convention and Visitors Burea...
Mother Road Marathon Cancelled
The Mother Road Marathon has run its course. The Joplin City Council voted Monday to end the event because it hasn't made...
Rt. 66 Festival Kicks Off Thursday With Special Movie Presentation
The Route 66 International Festival kicks off in the Joplin area Thursday. Patrick Tuttle of the Joplin Convention and Visito...
Joplin Looks To Build Route 66 Visitors Center
The Joplin Convention and Visitors Bureau is looking for an architect to transform an old building on Broadway into a Route 6...
Route 66 Mural Park Dedicated
The Route 66 Mural Park in downtown Joplin was dedicated Thursday. The park features two murals made of tile, half of a 1964 ...
Runners Prep for Mother Road Marathon
A marathon that crosses three states will take place next month. Patrick Tuttle of the Joplin Convention and Visitors' Bu...
Joplin CVB Wants New Way-Finder Signs
Later this year, you'll probably be seeing new tourist signs around Joplin. They're known as way-finder signs and wil...
Joplin Christmas Celebration
Joplin is getting ready to celebrate Christmas Tuesday night. Patrick Tuttle with the Joplin Convention and Visitors Bureau t...
New Wayfinder Signs Installed In Joplin
You may notice some new signs up around Joplin directing you towards the city's four districts; historic downtown, retail...
Proposal Would Rename Joplin's Hearnes Blvd to South Main Street
UPDATE: 3/9/15 7:55pm: The Joplin Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously approved a proposal to change the name of Hearne...
Executive Receptionist Fundraiser
A City of Joplin department head is going to get a new job next week: switchboard receptionist at City Hall. It's part of...
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