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Great Racers to Fuel Up at Joplin 44 Petro on June 21st

The Hemmings Motor News Great Racers will be stopping at Joplin 44 Petro, Joplin, Missouri to get their fill; FOR FREE!  Together with CAT Scale Company, Joplin 44 Petro will be providing complimentary fuel to race vehicles that are competing in this cross-country timed road rally.  Joplin 44 hosted racers previously in June 2015. The … Read More
June 16, 2021

Joplin 44 Petro to Host Walk-in COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic

Joplin 44 Petro has partnered with Stone’s Corner Pharmacy to offer a COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic on May 26th from 3-5 PM. The clinics are open to anyone ages 18+ and will be conducted on-site at the truckstop in the main building.  The Johnson & Johnson single shot vaccine will be offered. This is a Walk-in … Read More
May 24, 2021

2020 Joplin Truckers Jamboree Cancelled

We have made the difficult decision to cancel the Joplin 44 Truckers Jamboree for this year. We truly hope you will join us next year on June 4-5, 2021 to help Celebrate America’s Truckers with what we hope will be a bigger and better event. Thank you for supporting the Joplin 44 Travel Center.
April 8, 2020

Joplin Fair – January 25

The Joplin 44 Petro will be holding a Joplin Fair in our food court on January 25 from 9am – 3pm. Please join us and see all of the opportunities available at Joplin 44 Petro.
January 3, 2020


The Dairy Queen/Orange Julius located at 4240 Highway 43 in Joplin recently received a PRIDE (Personal Responsibility in Delivering Excellence) Award from the Dairy Queen® system for achieving a high level of cleanliness and food safety. “We feel honored to have received such a prestigious award,” states the owner. “We work hard to keep our … Read More
March 23, 2018

Job Fair to be Held at Joplin 44 March 2 & 3, 2018.

A job fair will be held at the Joplin 44 Petro on Friday, March 2 and Saturday, March 3 from 9am-3pm. Come learn about the Joplin 44 Petro and find the right position for you!
February 6, 2018

World’s Largest Truckstop Moves Forward With Massive Expansion and Remodel

Iowa 80 Truckstop has begun a $10 million expansion and remodel project that will add 23,000 square feet to its already 100,000 square foot main building. As soon as this year’s Walcott Truckers Jamboree concluded construction fence went up and the project began. The massive undertaking is being completed in three phases.  Phase One includes … Read More
October 31, 2017

Walcott Truckers Jamboree Kicks Off Next Week!

The 38th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree kicks off next week at The World’s Largest Truckstop. The 2017 Walcott Truckers Jamboree will feature a Super Truck Beauty Contest, Antique Truck Display; Iowa pork chop cookout; over 175 exhibits, Trucker Olympics; carnival games; two fireworks displays, a 100th birthday party for Iowa 80 Trucking Museum’s 1917 Velie … Read More
July 5, 2017

Walcott Truckers Jamboree Concerts Announced

Iowa 80 Truckstop is pleased to announce its slate of performers who will take the stage to entertain attendees at this year’s Walcott Truckers Jamboree. “We are very excited about this year’s line up,” says Heather DeBaillie, Marketing Manager. On July 13th attendees will enjoy a performance by rising star Mary Sarah from the 2016 … Read More
March 30, 2017

CAT Scale® Celebrates 40 Years With Sweepstakes

Weigh to Win® Begins February 1st CAT Scale is celebrating 40 years in business this year and thanking its customers by giving away a brand new pickup truck and thousands of other prizes. The Weigh to Win® Sweepstakes kicks off February 1, 2017 at CAT Scale locations. Drivers will have a chance to win instant … Read More
January 17, 2017

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