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Attempted Aggravated Arson - FOX 14 TV Joplin and Pittsburg News Weather Sports |

Pittsburg Police investigate an attempted aggravated arson. Officers responded to a home in the 300 block of North Miles Street at 7:42 pm on Thursday (11/23). They say the resident reported a Molotov cocktail was thrown at the side of her home. Officers say they learned the suspects lit a cloth on

FOX14TV.COM - 2017-11-25 01:17:00

Joplin Humane Society holds "Home for the Pawlidayz" adoption event

The Joplin Humane Society is set to hold a holiday adoption event starting tomorrow. They're calling it "Home for the Pawlidayz". A company called Zappos is sponsoring the event in more than 80 cities nationwide and they'll provide free adoptions for cats and dogs. It's the Humane Society's own Bla


Joplin city offices to close for Thanksgiving holiday

The city of Joplin and City Hall will be closed Thursday and Friday in observance of Thanksgiving. That includes the Joplin Recycling Center, MAPS and the Sunshine Lamp Trolley service. Those three will operate on Saturday. The recycling center will be open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. MAPS will run from 8


Joplin City Hall windows to debut holiday displays

Local residents can experience the holidays through the eyes of five community organizations when the annual holiday window display is unveiled Monday night at Joplin City Hall. "Experience JoMo for the Holidays" is the theme of the event this year. A ceremony to unveil the displays will be held at

JOPLIN GLOBE - 2017-11-23 23:11:00

Joplin will soon begin leaf pickup program

An area city will soon start its annual leaf pickup program. If you live in the City of Joplin, you'll be seeing trucks just like this one in the next few weeks. The pick-up program starts on Monday and will run for about a month, weather permitting. Joplin Recycling Coordinator Mary Anne Phillips s


"Great American Smokeout" Highlights Low Dose CAT Scans as Detection for Lung Cancer

Medical experts put the focus on preventing lung cancer by ditching the smokes. The Great American Smokeout took place yesterday. It's organized by the American Cancer Society to encourage you or someone you know to not light up and/or make a plan to quit. Medical experts take the topic seriously. M

KOAMTV - 2017-11-24 23:54:00

NorthPark Mall shoppers get in the holiday shopping spirit

It's one of the biggest shopping days of the year. And while it's morphed into a two day event with some stores open on Thanksgiving, there were plenty of customers lining up for doorbusters early this morning. Karen Colley is ready to spend some serious cash. Karen Colley, Mt. Vernon Shopper: "It's

FOURSTATESHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-11-25 01:30:24

Precious Moments Chapel holds annual lighting ceremony tonight

A popular destination in Carthage held its annual lighting ceremony tonight. The Precious Moments Chapel kicked off the holiday season by celebrating the 25th year of its lighting ceremony. Representatives say about one thousand people attended tonight's event. It featured music, shopping and a cand

FOURSTATESHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-11-25 04:51:52

MJ Christmas Parade to salute 'Star Wars'

There's sure to be a chill in the air at this year's Mt. Juliet Christmas parade that starts later than times past. The parade in Mt. Juliet will take place on Saturday, Dec. 9 at 11 a.m. from Stoner Creek to Mt. Juliet Middle School. And while it might be a bit chilly, this year's theme is hot and

WILSONPOST.COM - 2017-11-23 19:00:00

TACPWA: Lebanon gasification plant top in state

The Tennessee Chapter of the American Public Works Association (TCAPWA) has deemed the Lebanon Gasification Initiative as its 2017 Project of the Year. The recognition marks the fifth industry award for the plant. It has also received the State of Tennessee Governor's Stewardship Award and project o

WILSONPOST.COM - 2017-11-24 18:00:00

Veterans Hold 48-Hour Fundraiser For Veterans

Members of the U.S. Military Motorcycle Club in Lebanon and Murfreesboro have been holding a 48-hour-long fundraiser to raise awareness about homeless veterans. The group has been collecting non-perishable food items, clothes, and monetary donations to help local veterans and people in need this hol

WTVF - 2017-11-25 04:44:45

Railroad rehab funds tied up in court

Those engaged in recruiting new industry and new jobs for Wilson County describe the Nashville and Eastern Railroad (NERR) as one of the most important tools they have in their tool box dedicated to keeping the local economy viable and growing. New industry and new jobs mean new opportunities for "m

WILSONPOST.COM - 2017-11-24 20:00:00

Fire breaks out at Mt. Juliet Healthcare

The Wilson County Emergency Management Agency and Mt. Juliet Fire Department responded to a fire at Mt. Juliet Healthcare around 9 p.m. Friday evening. Reports indicate the fire broke out in the 100 hall of the facility in a patient's room. The sprinkler system helped to contain the fire. Firefighte

LEBANON DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-25 04:50:00

UT Extension, Wilson County to celebrate 'dining in'

Think back. When was the last time your family gathered together for a family meal? If your last family meal seems like a distant memory, you can make a change by participating in the Dine In Challenge on Family and Consumer Sciences Day. On Sunday, Dec. 3, UT Extension in partnership with the Ameri

WILSONPOST.COM - 2017-11-24 16:00:00

Jill Grandas: Giving thanks with the gift of life

Thanksgiving is often a time of reflection, gratitude or opportunities to provide meals to those in need. But, have you thought about giving the gift of life? I would like to encourage you to do just that by registering as an organ and tissue donor. Not only is it the right thing to do, it is simple

LEBANON DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-25 01:16:00

John Grant: Grateful through struggles

This year was a tough one for my friend, Brian. He and his wife both spent several days in the hospital, and both suffered the death of a close relative. They are a young family with three little boys, so this much trouble was not expected. I asked Brian how he was managing. He works in a senior re

LEBANON DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-25 01:00:00

Rockville Area Mall Hours For Black Friday 2017

ROCKVILLE, MD - The retail apocalypse may soon be coming, but that won't stop shoppers from waking up for early doorbuster deals on Black Friday. With bellies full of turkey and eyes on savings, Maryland shoppers will hit the state's malls looking for the best deals on holiday gifts. Some will begin


Man Struck, Killed By 2 Cars On Thanksgiving In PG County

ADELPHI, MD - A man was struck and killed by two cars as he crossed a road in the Adelphi area of Prince George's County Thanksgiving night, police said. The accident occurred near the intersection of Metzerott Road and New Hampshire Avenue near Silver Spring at around 7:30 p.m., police said. Offic

PATCH - 2017-11-24 17:34:59

Reston Holiday Parade 2017: Traffic Update

RESTON, VA -- The holiday season has officially arrived, as the Reston Holiday Parade gets set to begin at Reston Town Center starting at 11 a.m. on Friday. It's an event so epic, USA Today's readers ranked it the 4th best holiday parade in the nation last year, one spot above the Macy's Thanksgivin

PATCH - 2017-11-24 15:38:45

Silver Alert Issued For Germantown Woman

GERMANTOWN, MD - Montgomery County Police are asking for the public's help in locating a missing Germantown woman. A Silver Alert has been activated for Ruth Marie Bosley, 85, of the 12300 block of Milestone Manor Lane. Bosley is showing early signs of dementia, authorities said Friday night. Police

PATCH - 2017-11-25 01:37:03