Latest JOPLIN Stories

2014-08-12 08:21:53

Company responds to feedback from company drivers and independent contractors, increases per-mile pay rate and adds productivity bonus program JOPLIN, Mo., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Con-way Truckload, a subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced the rollout of an enhanced driver compensation package that raises per-mile pay, increases layover pay and adds a new incentive which will reward drivers for both loyalty and helping achieve productivity goals....

2014-08-07 16:29:38

Highly respected and experienced Orthodontists open new practice. JOPLIN, Mo., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Uncommon Orthodontics will open its doors this month and welcome new patients. Joplin patients can look forward to this new practice to provide a high standard of care and years of experience for their orthodontic needs. Dr. Jamie Signorino received her undergraduate degree from UCLA before completing her Dental Degree of Surgery (DDS) and her Master of Science in Dentistry...

2014-05-28 12:21:28

Driver Feedback Spurs Significant Addition of Automatic Transmission and Tandem Axle Twin ScrewTractors to Fleet JOPLIN, Mo., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Con-way Truckload, a full truckload carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced its purchase of 550 new tractors, 540 of which will be equipped with automatic transmissions and all with driver-preferred 6x4 axles, in a replacement cycle that will maintain the company's 2,700-tractor fleet as one of the...

Final Joplin Tornado Report Issued By NIST
2014-03-31 13:56:17

NIST The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released the final report on its technical investigation into the impacts of the May 22, 2011, tornado that struck Joplin, Mo. The final report is strengthened by clarifications and supplemental text suggested by organizations and individuals from across the nation in response to the request for comments on the draft Joplin report, released Nov. 21, 2013. The revisions did not alter the investigation team's major...

2014-01-13 12:20:30

Drivers in Five Categories Receive Company's Top Honor for Outstanding Performance JOPLIN, Mo., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Con-way Truckload, a full truckload carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced its 2013 Drivers of the Year -- the company's highest recognition. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130313/MM76897LOGO) The Driver of the Year award categories include individual and team company and contracted drivers, as well as regional drivers. Award...

2013-10-03 23:23:16

Projects selected will be constructed as resilient housing options in New York, New Orleans and Joplin, MO. “Designing Recovery” is an ideas competition created by The American Institute of Architects (AIA), in partnership with Make It Right, St. Bernard Project, Architecture for Humanity and Dow Building Solutions. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 “Designing Recovery” was developed to help survivors of recent natural disasters in three distinct settings – New York...

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.