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Joplin Lincoln Day March 4th


Jasper and Newton County republicans will be celebrating election victories at this year’s annual Lincoln Day banquet on Saturday, March 4th. Dinner will be catered by The Butcher’s Block, followed by a program featuring several high profile speakers. Even

KS Considering Medical Marijuana


Kansas lawmakers are considering legalizing medical marijuana for certain medical conditions. The Senate Federal and State Affairs Committee heard the bill Monday (2/20). If it passes, Kansas would join 28 other states that have some type of

Former MO AG Koster Has New Job


Former Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster has a new job at Centene Corporation. The Clayton-based company announced in a statement that Koster has been hired to be the managed care company’s senior vice president of corporate services.