‘Friends Of Historic Girard’ Host Little Blue Book Festival

In these modern times it might be hard to believe that among the cornfields and mining widely seen throughout Southeast Kansas in 1919 that one of the countries most influential Socialist publishers settled in the area. Terri Harley with the group ‘Friends of Historic Girard‘ joined us on a Wednesday Morning Edition on KRPS to […]

Mindy Lee of the Kansas Small Business Development Agency at Pittsburg State

‘Doing your taxes’, it’s a phrase that evokes many feelings, probably most of them negative. Even more so if your a small business owner. But it doesn’t have to be that way if you attend one of the two tax workshops taking place later this month hosted by the Kansas Small Business Development Agency at […]

Neosho Arts Council Hosts Science Fiction Authors Dayton Ward and Kevin Dilmore

Two well-known science fiction authors are coming to the Four States on Saturday June 22. Kevin Dilmore and Dayton Ward will speak at the offices of the Neosho Arts Council starting at 2 pm. They are scheduled to talk about working as full time authors and collaborating with publishers, creating tie in novels for series […]

Pittsburg Downtown Advisory Board Hosts 1st Annual “620 Day”

Taking place on the final day of Spring as we turn the seasonal calendar to Summer the Pittsburg Downtown Advisory Board is throwing a party! The first annual “620 Day” is taking place on Thursday, June 20 from 5:00 to 8 pm. Joining us on a Wednesday Morning Edition was Assistant Planner for the city […]

Pittsburg State University Department of Music Presents 2019 Summer Music Festival

Taking place the week of the summer solstice the Pittsburg State’s 2019 Summer Music Festitval will take advantage of the longest nights of the year to perform music under the stars starting on Monday June 18. “Jazz Under The Stars” under the direction¬† of PSU’s Bob Kehle will kick-off the Summer Music Fest with the […]

Dacia Clark and Mindy Lee of Kansas Small Business Development Center at Pittsburg State

The Kansas Small Business Development Center at Pittsburg State is hosting a Rural and Independent Innovators Conference on Tuesday, June 18 at Block 22 in downtown Pittsburg. The event starts at 8:30 am. Assistant Director Dacia Clark and Mindy Lee of the SBDC joined us on Morning Edition and spoke about both the conference and […]

Joplin Moms Demand Action Raise Awareness For Gun Safety In The Four States

Starting Friday June 6 and running through Sunday June 8 is National Wear Orange Weekend in order to raise awareness for gun safety across the United States. Moms Demand Action chapters across the country are holding Wear Orange events to raise awareness for the 100 people on average across the US that are affected by […]

Connect 2 Culture’s Launch Party For the Cornell Arts And Entertainment Complex

On Monday afternoon in Joplin, the arts and entertainment non-profit Connect 2 Culture hosted a launch party to announce that the organization has raised over 14-million dollars to go towards the construction of the Harry M. Cornell Arts And Entertainment Complex. The 14-million dollar milestone was important for C2C as it allows the organization to […]

Bells of the Balkans Director Janis Saket and the 7th Annual Pittsburg Bell Festival

The 7th annual Pittsburg Bell Festival is taking place on Saturday June 1st at the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts. The ringing begins at 7pm. Director of Bells of the Balkans, Janis Saket joined us on a Thursday Morning Edition to speak about how the group formed and how they stepped out of the […]

KRPS Celebrates 1-Year Of Broadcasting Ozark Highlands Radio With Host Dave Smith

Ozark Highland Radio host Dave Smith is a man of many talents. Besides hosting a weekly radio show heard on public radio stations across the country Dave is also apart of the three member band “Harmony” in which he plays the¬†guitar, fiddle, claw-hammer banjo, button accordion. The live music format of Ozark Highland Radio isn’t […]