Indy bound… and maybe on to Williamsport

Webb City’s 12-year-old Little League team is now in the Indianapolis, Ind., area competing in a regional tournament. If they win, the Missouri state champs will go straight to the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Penn.

Their first game in the Midwest Region bracket will be at noon Friday against Wisconsin.

Team members are (FRONT) Brody Sarley, Max Woodmansee, Finn Getz, Landon Johnson, Tyler Shull, Kayden Sawyer, Colby Renfro.

(BACK) Drake Harlen, Kam Newberry, Macoy Mayberry, Brody Jackson and Turner Doennig.

Humane Society vaccine clinic Friday morning

The Joplin Humane Society will hold its summer vaccine clinic from 9 a.m. to noon Friday.

Fees range from $10 for rabies shots to $25 for microchips.


Crescent Hotel book signing Tuesday at Joplin library

Joplin Public Library is welcoming Sean Fitzgibbon, originally from Webb City, for a presentation about his graphic novel “What Follows is True: Crescent Hotel” at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Fitzgibbon will also be signing copies of his book, which reveals how a quack doctor cheated cancer patients at the hotel in Eureka Springs, Ark.