Stories of Joplin

  1. The Spook Light

    Bobbing and bouncing along a dirt road in northeast Oklahoma is the Hornet Spook Light, a paranormal enigma for more than a century.

  2. Bonnie & Clyde

    In 1933, infamous outlaws Bonnie and Clyde spent several weeks in a garage apartment in Joplin and robbed several area businesses.

  3. How Joplin Came to Be

    Lead was discovered in the Joplin Creek Valley before the Civil War, but it was only after the war that significant development took place.