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WASHINGTON— The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced that U.S. Army Air Forces Staff Sergeant David E. Holeman, 39, of Le Harpe, Kansas, who was captured and died as a prisoner of war during World War II, was accounted for August 23, 2022. To read more about this coming home, click here.

JOPLIN, Mo. — The midterm elections are finally over but it was one for the record books for Jasper County. Out of 81,907 registered voters in Jasper County 34,903 ballots were cast. That means 42.67 % voted. It was the 3rd largest turnout for a November election ever in Jasper County.

NEOSHO, Mo. –The 20th Annual Crowder College Foundation Festival of Wreaths took place Tuesday evening at 5:00 P.M. The event began with a silent auction in Longwell Museum located inside the Elsie Plaster Community Center on the Neosho campus. Last year, the event raised over $137,000 for scholarships & program support. Click here to read more about this story.

PITTSBURG, Ks.— Students at Pittsburg High School are putting the final touches on their newest theater presentation “Big Fish”. The musical is based on a celebrated novel by Daniel Wallace as well as a movie by Tim Burton.