by Carol Harris, Branson area, and Mary Engler-Guccione, Joplin area
Gulf States Paper Corp., on 32nd Street in Joplin, has announced two staff changes.
Larry Willis has been named to the position of production shift superintendent for the company. A native of Carthage, Willis has worked for Gulf States Paper since 1990.
Rick Kennedy has joined the company as plant engineer and maintenance superintendent. Kennedy is a native of Oklahoma and holds an engineering management and electrical engineering degree from the University of Missouri-Rolla.
Adrianna Norris became a first-time business owner with the opening of Finley River Chiropractic; PaPPo’s Pizzeria & Pub launched its newest location; and Huey Magoo’s opened its second store in the Ozarks.