By Wally Kennedy
The Joplin Globe
JOPLIN, Mo. — Bernice Hall was focused on her knitting Thursday afternoon at her home in the 2000 block of South Grand Avenue when she heard the blast.
"I kind of jumped,’’ she said. "I told my grandson: ‘It’s not storming, but something just blew up.’ It sure scared the hell out of me."
Job-site explosion damages neighborhood