The Joplin Globe
is a seven-day daily newspaper
published in Joplin, Missouri
, covering parts of 14 counties in southwestern Missouri
. Since 2002
, it has been owned by Community Newspaper Holdings
The newspaper employs some 45 journalists in its newsroom. Its marketing slogan is "It's your world. We deliver it."
Bonnie and Clyde Scoop
In 1933 The Joplin Globe had a country-wide scoop, obtaining the camera left behind by Bonnie and Clyde
after a deadly confrontation with local police, developing and publishing the rolls of film in it, including the now-legendary photos of Bonnie holding Clyde at mock gunpoint and of Bonnie with her foot on a fender, pistol in her hand and cigar in her mouth.
Thomas G. Barbee was born in October 1870 in Ritchey, Newton County, Missouri. He married Laura (maiden name unknown) who was born in January 1874 in Missouri. Barbee owned the Joplin Globe
and established and published the Joplin Tribune
. Barbee died on 18 October 1924 in Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri.
Gilbert Barbee was born in 1850 in Ritchey, Newton County, Missouri. He married Laura (maiden name unknown) who was born in Missouri. Barbee owned the Joplin Globe in partnership with others. Barbee died on 18 October 1924 in Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri.