Beth Williams was sentenced to 15 years in prison for her role in a child abuse case that left her daughter severely underweight and fighting for her life.
Students from the southwest Missouri district where nine schools were destroyed or damaged in a May 2011 tornado are headed to Moore, Okla., to help children who lost their school to a tornado last year.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon was on hand Wednesday to help officially open Soaring Heights Elementary School.
Rebuild Joplin held a ribbon-cutting Tuesday at the home of Ron and Margaret Campbell, whose house was damaged during the tornado.
Jeffery L. Bruner, of Joplin, is charged with felony murder and armed criminal action in the shooting death of Missouri Southern offensive line coach Derek Moore.
Football team’s assistant coach Derek Moore was gunned down in parking lot of Joplin theatre, police say.
John Luckey, with the Southwest Missouri Drug Task Force, said the candy was shipped from Colorado to Pineville.
Some legislative supporters concede that mistakes in the wording of the two biggest vetoed bills cost them the chance to override one if not both measures.
The first were scheduled Monday in St. Charles and St. Louis, where student transfers out of unaccredited districts have received particular attention.
The ads are airing a week before Perry is scheduled to speak at a Missouri Chamber of Commerce luncheon and attend an evening event hosted by groups backing a veto override of HB 253, the tax cut bill.