There are now two open spots on the Joplin School Board. In closed session prior to Tuesday night's meeting, Randy Steele turned in his resignation. The Board did not act on his resignation during their meeting. Steele tells News Talk KZRG the controversy over the unfilled seat on the Board led him to step down.
"I've had threatening phone calls. I've had
A southwest Missouri man is dead after being bitten by a venomous snake after he waded into the James River. 37-year-old Gilbert De Leon was enjoying the water near Nixa last Friday when he was he bitten by a snake, but decided not to seek medical treatment. He died in his sleep. Kevin Badgely with the Missouri Department of Conservation tells News Talk KZRG never risk treating a snake bite at