Webb City CARES director Jesse Degonia is letting partner organizations know that it’s time again to collect school supplies for August. Individuals are also welcome to donate.

Sky Kings R/C aeronautical show Saturday

Sky Kings, the remote-contol airplane club, invites spectators to attend their annual Spring Fun-Fly and Swap Meet Saturday.

Club members and guests will begin flying at 9 a.m. and continue until sunset, as weather permits.

There’s no admission charge for spectators. Chairs, hats and maybe umbrellas are recommended.

The Sky Kings airfield is east of East Street on Sharon Drive.


Joplin Little Theatre summer children’s workshop

Registration is now open for Joplin Little Theatre’s 2023 Summer Children’s Theatre Workshop, which will be held in two one-week sessions in July.

There will be two sessions per day of the same content from which to choose – 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 – 5:30 p.m.

The cost is $70 per child per session.

The workshop is for ages 5 – 14 at a cost of $70 per child.

To register, go to www.joplinlittletheatre.org, click on ‘tickets’ and it will take you to the registration page. You can also register by calling the office at (417) 623-3638 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

WEEK 1 – July 10 – 14, 2023 


Monopoly can be a dangerous game to play if you have brothers or sisters.  One tip of the kitchen table can send pieces flying… Never to be found again. After a family game night goes mildly violent, the Board games are left to pick up the pieces… literally.

WEEK 2 – July 17 – 21, 2023


Ahhh… Summer camp. Bug bites, bad food, and making life-long friends. But, so many things can go wrong! The counselors want the campers to put on a talent show. The neighboring camp keeps sabotaging things. And one group of campers is just there to hunt for Sasquatch. Join us at Camp Wannagohome and see how “Summer Camp Goes Wrong!”

Local author book signing Saturday

Roger Desrochers, of Alba, will be signing books in his “Running for My Life Series Saturday at Always Buying Books.

Desrochers’ latest book is “Running for My Life – New England.” Earlier books were “Running for My Life – Ozarks” and “Running for My Life – Out West.”

The book signing will be from noon to 2 p.m. Always Buying Books is at 5357 N. Main Street, Joplin.