News to know: man sentenced for arson, and PSU job fair

The news you need to know before you head out the door.

JOPLIN, Mo. — A judge sentences a Joplin man to prison for arson. Ronald Deloney pleaded guilty to second-degree arson. Authorities say last November — Deloney lit a piece of paper on fire and threw it near a house on west 3rd street in Joplin — setting it on fire. Deloney is sentenced to 5 years in prison and 5 years of supervised probation.

PITTSBURG, Kan. — Kansas governor Laura Kelly and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment announce proposed changes to childcare regulations that would expand care options across the state. The suggested changes would allow licensed home providers to increase the number of children they care for if certain safety conditions are met. This would align Kansas with the national average child-to-provider ratio.

PITTSBURG, Kan. — Kansas senator Jerry Moran announces a federal grant to increase cancer screenings for Southeast Kansas residents. the $500,000 grant is a part of a partnership between the University of Kansas Cancer Center and the Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas.

PITTSBURG, Kan. — Students seeking jobs and internships turn out at Pitt State’s fall career fair. The fair was open to all students from all majors and classifications. It provides students a chance to network with employers and learn more about opportunities available in their fields of interest. The fair targets learning opportunities from summer employment at camps to internships and full-time professional positions.