The Big Three: toddler’s body found, school bus versus SUV, 9/11 memorial and Pittsburg native goes #1 on National charts

big3 stories of the week

BIG STORY #3 – The family of a 2-year-old boy who was found dead hours after disappearing from his home, has set up a GoFundMe to help cover funeral minimal funeral costs. Ares Muse was discovered deceased about a 1/2 mile south of the family residence in a densely wooded and brush-covered area. Click here to read more about this story.

BIG STORY #2 – Just before 7:30 a.m. Thursday reports of an SUV crashing with a Joplin School bus on E 7th alerted Jasper County E911. Duenweg Fire, Duquesne Police and METS responded. Joplin Police and Fire were requested as mutual aid. The crash was located just east of Katherine Ave. On scene we learn no children were injured. There were numerous onboard the bus. To read more about this story, click here.

BIG STORY #1 – Today marks 21 years since the World Trade Center and Pentagon was attacked and the towers fell. This is the 3rd year the Baxter Springs Fire Auxiliary host the 343 Memorial Stair Climb. For much more of this story, click here.

BONUS STORY – Jennifer Schott from Pittsburg, Kansas came home to perform in a fundraiser concert for Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Four States. It was a songwriters showcase concert at the new Bicknell Family Center for the Arts. It was an acoustic setting with Nashville songwriters performing their songs that other artists had made famous. To read more about Jennifer Schott and her national success, click here.