Library expansion to have historic look

The Neosho/Newton County Library on Friday hosted the monthly First Friday Coffee sponsored by the Neosho Area Chamber of Commerce. In addition to guests being able to tour the facility, visit with library staff and enjoy refreshments an architect’s rendering of what a 6,0000-square-foot addition to the facility could likeRead More …

Education, business partnership ‘amazing’

When education and business come together, the results can be amazing. Together, institutions and corporations can benefit the economy of their region and better prepare people for the workforce. The apprenticeship program formed between Branco Enterprises, Inc. And Crowder College is an example of what two entities can accomplish together.Read More …

Branco Officials to Receive State Education Honor

By Mike Elswick Branco Enterprises officials on Wednesday were notified the firm is the only company in Missouri to receive a statewide recognition for its efforts in workforce training and development through an apprenticeship program done in conjunction with Crowder College. Crowder President Dr. Jennifer Methvin surprised Branco CEO JohnRead More …

Branco Recognized by Butler Manufacturing

Branco has been named High Performance Builder by Butler Manufacturing, the world leader in the development and manufacture of metal building systems. The designation is awarded to Butler Builders that meet or exceed annual trade area goals as well as demonstrate superior marketing skills in the sale of Butler buildingRead More …

Seeking Bids from MBE and WBE Contractors

Branco Enterprises, Inc. is seeking bids from MBE, and WBE, contractors for work on the New Joplin Public Library (bids due 11/23 at 2:00 pm) There are many trades needed for these projects including earthwork, utilities storm drainage, concrete, site improvements, fencing, structural steel, doors and frames, finishes, painting, plumbing,Read More …