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Working Toward a Healthier Heart

Working Toward a Healthier Heart American Heart Month is the perfect time to commit to a healthy heart. By Kim Gray, COO, Joplin Family Y   Nearly half of all Americans have high blood pressure, also known as The Silent Killer because it typically has no warning...

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Singles in the City: Vanessa Copeland

Name: Vanessa Copeland Age: 40 Occupation: Strategic Accounts Coordinator City: Joplin   Tell us a little bit about you and what you like to do in your free time. I am mother to three boys, one of the two-legged variety and two of the four-legged. I love to cook...

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Singles in the City: Tina Yates

Name: Tina Yates Age: 48 Occupation: Retail Manager City: Alba   Tell us a little bit about you and what you like to do in your free time. I’m a hard worker with any task I take on. I enjoy my job. I have two dogs and one cat. In my free time, I like to travel...

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Singles in the City: Payton Layne

Name: Payton Layne Age: 19 Occupation: Business Owner City: Joplin   Tell us a little bit about you and what you like to do in your free time. I have two cats named Sterling and Gracie, and I love going to new places and go on vacations as much as I can. I have...

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SIngles in the City: Mary Post

Name: Mary Post Age: 90 Occupation: Retired English Teacher City: Joplin   Tell us a little bit about you and what you like to do in your free time. Three years ago, I took a leap of faith and moved to Joplin where I did not know a single soul. I have a daughter...

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Singles in the City: Kylee May

Name: Kylee May Age: 25 Occupation: Registered nurse City: Joplin   Tell us a little bit about you and what you like to do in your free time. I enjoy anything outdoors. I love hiking, running, swimming, kayaking and anything like that. I’m an avid gym goer and...

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Singles in the City: Krystal Lambert

Name: Krystal Lambert Age: 32 Occupation: Bartender City: Joplin   Tell us a little bit about you and what you like to do in your free time. Most of my free time is spent with my friends, as friendship has been the great love of my life. I enjoy reading, writing,...

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Singles in the City: Jessica Schaer

Name: Jessica Schaer Age: 34 Occupation: News Anchor City: Joplin   Tell us a little bit about you and what you like to do in your free time. I have a 3.5 year old Husky named Lisbeth that I love to explore with on trails and easy hikes. I also like to do 5k’s in...

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Singles in the City: Heather Schodde

Name: Heather Schodde Age: 35 Occupation: Patient Care Associate City: Joplin   What do you like to do for fun? In my free time, I like to be outside, spending time with friends and family, helping others, and teaching my Zumba ® class. My hobbies are cooking,...

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SIngles in the CIty: Coleman Bandy

Name: Coleman Bandy Age: 27 Occupation: Weatherman City: Joplin   Tell us a little bit about you and what you like to do in your free time. I’m a major music fan – I’ll bore the hell out of you discussing my favorite artists. I play guitar in my spare time. I can...

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The Face of Downtown Dining

Faces of Barton County   The Face of Downtown Dining Charles and Lacy James, Owners, Cap’s Cabin   Who knew you could find a traditional British Chippy in the heart of Lamar, Missouri?   Inspired by owner Charles James’ travels in England and Wales...

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The Faces of Hometown Banking

The Faces of Hometown Banking Donna Long, Regional Branch Sales Manager; Doug Phipps, Commercial Loan Officer; and Mary Ann Leivan, Community Bank Lender The team at Arvest Bank - Lamar is committed to the principles that unite all Arvest banks: dedication to focusing...

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Upcoming Promotions & Contests

Shred-a-Palooza

ShowMe CJ The Carl Junction Area Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Region M Solid Waste Management District, invites you to the second annual Shred-a-Palooza! This is your opportunity to safely dispose of personal and business documents, to safeguard your...

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Pink Ribbon Gala

Pink Ribbon Gala Three cheers to another beautiful evening honoring our sisters in pink! The seventh annual Breast Cancer Foundation of the Ozarks Pink Ribbon Gala was held Friday, July 20, at 6 pm in the Grand Cedar Ballroom at Indigo Sky Casino. The evening featured...

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