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Local Teen & Vlogger Creates Food Truck Friday Documentary

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A Carthage, Missouri teen is aiming high. He's been building popularity on his YouTube page. At the age of 14, he has more than 5,000 subscribers. Now, he's been asked to create a documentary on a local event growing in popularity. You can find Klayton on YouTube at: KlaytonKVlogs You can find more on Food Truck Friday here.

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Kansas Official Suggests Requirement That Medical Professionals Participate in Prescription Tracking System

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The chairman of a Kansas governor's task force on drug addiction has suggested that the state consider requiring medical professionals to participate in a prescription tracking system.

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Graduates get recognized during Circles Joplin ceremony

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"You should always work hard for what you want and you shouldn't give up" Lessons Chantel Verren is going to pass onto her kids from her time in Circles Joplin. "We're celebrating 12 circle leaders who are making the journey out of poverty. This is the end of their first phase of training" says David Heltzel, the director of Circles Joplin.  The group spent the last 18 weeks gaining skills like budgeting, healthy relationships, and healthy di... More>>

State Championship Scoreboard (5/24)

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Scores from local teams competing at Kansas state baseball and softball tournaments.

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Girard Softball Stays Undefeated, Advances to State Semifinals Video included

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Girard is now 23-0 this season and will play in the state semifinals on Friday morning in Salina. 

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Galena Upsets Clay Center in First Round of State Tournament Video included

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Clay Center was the #1 seed in the state tournament with a 22-0 overall record. 

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Parsons Upsets Pratt in First Round of State Baseball Video included

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The 7th-seeded Vikings topped #2 Pratt 5-2 to move on to Friday's semifinal round. 

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Iola Advances in 4A-DII State Tournament Video included

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Iola will face Anderson County in the state semifinals on Friday morning. 

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Joplin Family Looks for Assistance After Apartment Fire Video included

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According to neighbors, the man who started the fire got into an altercation with his significant other.

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Webb City Child Dies In Accidental Drowning

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A young child has died from accidental drowning in Webb City, MO. Webb City Police were called to the 1300 block of West 5th Street Wednesday night  (May 23, 2018) to an unresponsive 8-year-old female. Authorities later identified her as Mariah Martinez. Martinez was found in an inflatable pool by family members. Fire crews performed CPR, but the child later died at a local hospital. Today, officials conducted an autopsy and determined Martinez... More>>

Pittsburg Man Behind Bars For Allegedly Raping Young Relatives

Pittsburg Man Behind Bars For Allegedly Raping Young Relatives

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A Pittsburg man is held without bond for allegedly raping two young females.  According to the Pittsburg Police Department, their agency received a report over allegations of repeated child sex abuse.

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Medicaid Fraud, Pittsburg Sisters Ordered To Repay $3,000 Video included

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Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt says a pair of Crawford County sisters were ordered to repay $3,116.83 to the Kansas Medicaid program. During an investigation, the attorney general's Medicaid Fraud and Abuse Division found that 47-year-old Melissa Forbes had billed the Kansas Medicaid program as the personal care attendant for her sister, 43-year-old Amanda Forbes, to provide home-based care services. They billed the home-based care services during periods while either Melis... More>>

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  • Overnight Fire In Seneca Destroys Old Motel

    Overnight Fire In Seneca Destroys Old Motel

    Thursday, May 24 2018 1:06 PM EDT2018-05-24 17:06:55 GMT

    The Seneca Area Fire Protection District was called out to a fire early this morning (May 24, 2018).  They arrived and found the old vacant Motel at Copeland's Corner fully engulfed in flames.  Fire crews said the structures to the west of it were being threatened.  The Seneca Fire Department, Redings Mill, Neosho and Wyandotte Fire Departments all responded to help put out the fire.  The Newton County Ambulance and Newton County Sheriff were also on scene. ...

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    The Seneca Area Fire Protection District was called out to a fire early this morning (May 24, 2018).  They arrived and found the old vacant Motel at Copeland's Corner fully engulfed in flames.  Fire crews said the structures to the west of it were being threatened.  The Seneca Fire Department, Redings Mill, Neosho and Wyandotte Fire Departments all responded to help put out the fire.  The Newton County Ambulance and Newton County Sheriff were also on scene. ...

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  • KOAM MORNING NEWS TO KNOW 5-24

    KOAM MORNING NEWS TO KNOW 5-24

    Thursday, May 24 2018 10:42 AM EDT2018-05-24 14:42:45 GMT
    NEW JOPLIN COUNCIL MEMBER The Joplin City Council elects its newest member last night after the resignation of Joshua Bard.  The council members selected Anthony Monteleone as the newest member.  Monteleone says he hopes to raise pay scales across the board, but especially for the police and fire department. K-9 DONATION Fur Ever Friends of K-9 Heroes on Wednesday presented a check for $1,000 to the Newton County Sheriff's office.  The money will go directly to...More >>
    NEW JOPLIN COUNCIL MEMBER The Joplin City Council elects its newest member last night after the resignation of Joshua Bard.  The council members selected Anthony Monteleone as the newest member.  Monteleone says he hopes to raise pay scales across the board, but especially for the police and fire department. K-9 DONATION Fur Ever Friends of K-9 Heroes on Wednesday presented a check for $1,000 to the Newton County Sheriff's office.  The money will go directly to...More >>
  • Thursday T-Storms ahead this morning and afternoon

    Thursday T-Storms ahead this morning and afternoon

    Thursday, May 24 2018 7:35 AM EDT2018-05-24 11:35:10 GMT

    More Gulf moisture makes its way from the southeast meaning a day of scattered thunderstorms starting mid-morning. Still manage to make it into the mid 80s temperature wise so it will be warm & muggy.

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    More Gulf moisture makes its way from the southeast meaning a day of scattered thunderstorms starting mid-morning. Still manage to make it into the mid 80s temperature wise so it will be warm & muggy.

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  • Miami Establishes New Home Pool Ordinances

    Miami Establishes New Home Pool Ordinances

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:04 PM EDT2018-05-24 02:04:36 GMT
    The Miami City Council passed an ordinance saying all residents with pools visible from the street, must have it blocked off, in order to prevent children from drowning. The actual home is considered as a side, otherwise the side by the street must be a six foot solid fence, and the rest can be a four foot chain fence. "The practicality of how we're intending to enforce it is for this first year, we're going to get people notice of what people need to do to make the...More >>
    The Miami City Council passed an ordinance saying all residents with pools visible from the street, must have it blocked off, in order to prevent children from drowning. The actual home is considered as a side, otherwise the side by the street must be a six foot solid fence, and the rest can be a four foot chain fence. "The practicality of how we're intending to enforce it is for this first year, we're going to get people notice of what people need to do to make the...More >>
  • Joplin City Council Elects New Member

    Joplin City Council Elects New Member

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 9:54 PM EDT2018-05-24 01:54:32 GMT
    The Joplin City Council elected its newest member tonight after the resignation of Joshua Bard. The council members selected Anthony Monteleone as the newest member.  Monteleone says he hopes to fix pay scales across the board, but especially for the police and fire department. He hopes city departments can keep employees as well as attract new ones with the fixed pay rates. "I was born here, I was raised here, I moved away for a couple years for college. So I'...More >>
    The Joplin City Council elected its newest member tonight after the resignation of Joshua Bard. The council members selected Anthony Monteleone as the newest member.  Monteleone says he hopes to fix pay scales across the board, but especially for the police and fire department. He hopes city departments can keep employees as well as attract new ones with the fixed pay rates. "I was born here, I was raised here, I moved away for a couple years for college. So I'...More >>
  • Special Report: Heartland Boxing Gym Rebounds after Fire

    Special Report: Heartland Boxing Gym Rebounds after Fire

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 7:28 PM EDT2018-05-23 23:28:44 GMT

    We catch up with trainer Dallas Cook and his fighters three months after a fire destroyed their home gym.

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    We catch up with trainer Dallas Cook and his fighters three months after a fire destroyed their home gym.

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  • MO Sheriffs Can Soon Hire Out of State Officers

    MO Sheriffs Can Soon Hire Out of State Officers

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 6:41 PM EDT2018-05-23 22:41:29 GMT

         Missouri lawmakers passed a change to an old law that could help local sheriff's departments when it comes to hiring.     It repeals a law in place since 1939 that banned them from hiring deputies from out of state. 

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         Missouri lawmakers passed a change to an old law that could help local sheriff's departments when it comes to hiring.     It repeals a law in place since 1939 that banned them from hiring deputies from out of state. 

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  • Assault On Law Enforcement Case, 2nd Suspect Enters Plea Bargain

    Assault On Law Enforcement Case, 2nd Suspect Enters Plea Bargain

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 5:40 PM EDT2018-05-23 21:40:58 GMT
    Nathan FeltonNathan Felton
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    The crime happened on August 7th, 2017 around 3:30 a.m. at 4th and Sergeant Avenue in Joplin, MO. Officer Joel Taber says he saw a truck traveling north on Sergeant Avenue from 7th Street pulling a trailer without any lights. He pulled the vehicle over. Taber says that's when the driver, Keith Wald, started the truck and fled. While driving away from the stop, Wald threw an explosive device out of the drivers side window which exploded about 15 feet from Taber. During the pursuit, ...More >>
    The crime happened on August 7th, 2017 around 3:30 a.m. at 4th and Sergeant Avenue in Joplin, MO. Officer Joel Taber says he saw a truck traveling north on Sergeant Avenue from 7th Street pulling a trailer without any lights. He pulled the vehicle over. Taber says that's when the driver, Keith Wald, started the truck and fled. While driving away from the stop, Wald threw an explosive device out of the drivers side window which exploded about 15 feet from Taber. During the pursuit, ...More >>
  • Local Students Create Inspirational Video

    Local Students Create Inspirational Video

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 5:06 PM EDT2018-05-23 21:06:32 GMT

    Well done 5th grade class at St. Mary's Colgan Catholic Schools in Pittsburg, KS! The students created a video challenging the larger community to make the world around them better than they found it.   The video was inspired by The Greatest Showman.  Joe Dockers directed it and Carol Anne Smock played piano. Again, very well done! 5th grade SME 2018

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    Well done 5th grade class at St. Mary's Colgan Catholic Schools in Pittsburg, KS! The students created a video challenging the larger community to make the world around them better than they found it.   The video was inspired by The Greatest Showman.  Joe Dockers directed it and Carol Anne Smock played piano. Again, very well done! 5th grade SME 2018

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  • Change to Missouri Law Could Help Sheriffs with Hiring

    Change to Missouri Law Could Help Sheriffs with Hiring

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:40 PM EDT2018-05-23 18:40:07 GMT
    Senate bill 652 passed in the Missouri legislature. It repeals sections of an old law that prevented sheriff's departments from hiring people from neighboring states. The change could help open the  pool of applicants for area sheriff's offices. We talk to Jasper county about the impact. More >>
    Senate bill 652 passed in the Missouri legislature. It repeals sections of an old law that prevented sheriff's departments from hiring people from neighboring states. The change could help open the  pool of applicants for area sheriff's offices. We talk to Jasper county about the impact. More >>
  • Fatal Crash In Barry County, MO

    Fatal Crash In Barry County, MO

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:28 PM EDT2018-05-23 16:28:59 GMT
    The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a Golden, Missouri man has died in a single-vehicle crash on May 22nd, 2018. The crash happened around 3:35 p.m. in Barry County, MO. According to the MSHP, 65-year-old Dale C. Shepard was driving on MO 86, about one mile west of Golden, when he drove off the road and hit several trees. Authorities say he died at the scene. This is MSHP Troop D's 42nd fatality accident for 2018.More >>
    The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a Golden, Missouri man has died in a single-vehicle crash on May 22nd, 2018. The crash happened around 3:35 p.m. in Barry County, MO. According to the MSHP, 65-year-old Dale C. Shepard was driving on MO 86, about one mile west of Golden, when he drove off the road and hit several trees. Authorities say he died at the scene. This is MSHP Troop D's 42nd fatality accident for 2018.More >>
  • 27th Annual Mike Watt Baseball Camp Scheduled for Next Week

    27th Annual Mike Watt Baseball Camp Scheduled for Next Week

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:43 AM EDT2018-05-23 04:43:37 GMT

    Watt has won 16 state championships as the head coach at Colgan and was named national coach of the year in 2016. 

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    Watt has won 16 state championships as the head coach at Colgan and was named national coach of the year in 2016. 

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  • City of Duquesne Reflects on Growth Since Tornado

    City of Duquesne Reflects on Growth Since Tornado

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:07 PM EDT2018-05-23 01:07:43 GMT

    "I think that the housing was a catalyst for a lot of new development.  The Joplin schools put a brand new middle school and elementary school."

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    "I think that the housing was a catalyst for a lot of new development.  The Joplin schools put a brand new middle school and elementary school."

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  • Joplin's Salvation Army Hopes to Regain Public's Trust, Seven Years After Tornado

    Joplin's Salvation Army Hopes to Regain Public's Trust, Seven Years After Tornado

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 8:58 PM EDT2018-05-23 00:58:41 GMT

    "It's probably going to set them up for a better future."

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    "It's probably going to set them up for a better future."

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  • A Different Kind of Gaming Expo

    A Different Kind of Gaming Expo

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 7:46 PM EDT2018-05-22 23:46:17 GMT

    Tommye Blackcrow is a Lucky Star Casino general manager, who's always trying to stay on top of Oklahoma's evolving gaming landscape. And the the Northeastern Oklahoma Indigo Sky Expo, or N.O.I.S.E., is the perfect place to do that.

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    Tommye Blackcrow is a Lucky Star Casino general manager, who's always trying to stay on top of Oklahoma's evolving gaming landscape. And the the Northeastern Oklahoma Indigo Sky Expo, or N.O.I.S.E., is the perfect place to do that.

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  • Anti-Bullying Message From Former Pro Wrestler Urges Neosho Students to Make Good Choices

    Anti-Bullying Message From Former Pro Wrestler Urges Neosho Students to Make Good Choices

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 6:24 PM EDT2018-05-22 22:24:27 GMT

    A school presentation urges Neosho students to make good choices.           It comes as area school districts are being directed by the State of Missouri Department of Education to come up with plans to prevent and react to teen suicides and often bullying can be a factor. 

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    A school presentation urges Neosho students to make good choices.           It comes as area school districts are being directed by the State of Missouri Department of Education to come up with plans to prevent and react to teen suicides and often bullying can be a factor. 

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  • 7 Years Ago: Remembering Lives Lost

    7 Years Ago: Remembering Lives Lost

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 6:28 PM EDT2018-05-22 22:28:54 GMT

    Seven years ago today (May 22, 2018), Joplin and Duquesne were devastated by an EF-5 tornado. 161 lives were lost.  While many will never forget the devastation, many will also never forget the resilience that came from it. Families and friends visited Joplin's Cunningham Park today.  The park's layout and structures are designed to recognize the victims of the tornado and to provide a place for reflection.  People can also write messages in a guest book.

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    Seven years ago today (May 22, 2018), Joplin and Duquesne were devastated by an EF-5 tornado. 161 lives were lost.  While many will never forget the devastation, many will also never forget the resilience that came from it. Families and friends visited Joplin's Cunningham Park today.  The park's layout and structures are designed to recognize the victims of the tornado and to provide a place for reflection.  People can also write messages in a guest book.

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  • Joplin Man Sentenced To Prison Time For Large-Scale Meth Conspiracy

    Joplin Man Sentenced To Prison Time For Large-Scale Meth Conspiracy

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:28 PM EDT2018-05-22 21:28:26 GMT

    The Office of the U.S. Attorney Western District of Missouri says a Joplin man was sentenced today (May 22,2018) for his role in a conspiracy to distribute large quantities of methamphetamine in southwest Missouri. 25-year-old Santiago Soto-Garcia was sentenced by U.S. District Judge M. Douglas Harpool to 25 years in federal prison without parole. On Nov. 2, 2017, Soto-Garcia was found guilty at trial of one count of participating in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, o...

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    The Office of the U.S. Attorney Western District of Missouri says a Joplin man was sentenced today (May 22,2018) for his role in a conspiracy to distribute large quantities of methamphetamine in southwest Missouri. 25-year-old Santiago Soto-Garcia was sentenced by U.S. District Judge M. Douglas Harpool to 25 years in federal prison without parole. On Nov. 2, 2017, Soto-Garcia was found guilty at trial of one count of participating in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, o...

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  • A Southeast Kansas Man Pleads Guilty To Murder

    A Southeast Kansas Man Pleads Guilty To Murder

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:22 PM EDT2018-05-22 20:22:19 GMT
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    The Kansas Office of the Attorney General says 37-year-old Dejay Lynn Schlegel pleaded guilty today in Wilson County District Court to several charges including murder. Schlegel was one of two people arrested in the death of 57-year-old Michael P. Elam, who was found dead inside his home after it burned down on December 13th, 2016. According to court documents, two suspects broke into his home at 509 Wisconsin in Neodesha, KS. In April of 2017, authorities arrested Schlegel and ...

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    The Kansas Office of the Attorney General says 37-year-old Dejay Lynn Schlegel pleaded guilty today in Wilson County District Court to several charges including murder. Schlegel was one of two people arrested in the death of 57-year-old Michael P. Elam, who was found dead inside his home after it burned down on December 13th, 2016. According to court documents, two suspects broke into his home at 509 Wisconsin in Neodesha, KS. In April of 2017, authorities arrested Schlegel and ...

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  • Montgomery Co., KS Reopens Drivers License Office

    Montgomery Co., KS Reopens Drivers License Office

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:54 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:54:48 GMT

    Driver's licensing services resume in Montgomery Kansas after security concerns subside. The ARCO building driver's license office in Independence, KS was closed down on May 18th amid a series of intentionally lit fires. The services were moved to Fredonia, KS temporarily. The fires are under ongoing investigation by police and fire officials, and they are confident in the security of the building. Limited driver's license services will continue to be offered in Fredonia...

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    Driver's licensing services resume in Montgomery Kansas after security concerns subside. The ARCO building driver's license office in Independence, KS was closed down on May 18th amid a series of intentionally lit fires. The services were moved to Fredonia, KS temporarily. The fires are under ongoing investigation by police and fire officials, and they are confident in the security of the building. Limited driver's license services will continue to be offered in Fredonia...

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  • KOAM MORNING NEWS TO KNOW 5-22

    KOAM MORNING NEWS TO KNOW 5-22

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:42 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:42:12 GMT
    NICHOLAS CUTBIRTH An alleged habitual Joplin offender is behind bars, and after his fourth arrest, he may be there for a longer time.  We introduced you to Ashley Raby last week after her neighbor, Nicholas Cutbirth, allegedly broke into her home and stole several items.  Cutbirth was arrested in Carthage this weekend for allegedly stealing two vehicles, breaking into several other vehicles, possession of a controlled substance, and resisting arrest. GREITENS SPECIAL SE...More >>
    NICHOLAS CUTBIRTH An alleged habitual Joplin offender is behind bars, and after his fourth arrest, he may be there for a longer time.  We introduced you to Ashley Raby last week after her neighbor, Nicholas Cutbirth, allegedly broke into her home and stole several items.  Cutbirth was arrested in Carthage this weekend for allegedly stealing two vehicles, breaking into several other vehicles, possession of a controlled substance, and resisting arrest. GREITENS SPECIAL SE...More >>
  • Colgan Finishes 2nd at State Golf

    Colgan Finishes 2nd at State Golf

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:09 PM EDT2018-05-22 03:09:51 GMT

    Bradley Beykirch led the Panthers with a 2-over 74. Story also includes links to 3A, 4A and 5A state tournament results. 

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    Bradley Beykirch led the Panthers with a 2-over 74. Story also includes links to 3A, 4A and 5A state tournament results. 

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  • Pitt State Advances to NCBA World Series Championship

    Pitt State Advances to NCBA World Series Championship

    Monday, May 21 2018 8:07 PM EDT2018-05-22 00:07:29 GMT

    The Gorillas will face San Diego State in the NCBA World Series title game at 7:00 pm

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    The Gorillas will face San Diego State in the NCBA World Series title game at 7:00 pm

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  • Woman Claims Joplin Restaurant Disregarded Service Dog Rules

    Woman Claims Joplin Restaurant Disregarded Service Dog Rules

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:14 PM EDT2018-05-22 03:14:49 GMT

    A Taco Bell representative says workers have been retrained in ADA compliance.

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    A Taco Bell representative says workers have been retrained in ADA compliance.

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  • Joplin Man Charged For Stealing Vehicles From Church Parking Lots

    Joplin Man Charged For Stealing Vehicles From Church Parking Lots

    Monday, May 21 2018 5:23 PM EDT2018-05-21 21:23:55 GMT

    The Carthage Police Department says Nicholas Cutbirth has been charged with two counts of first degree tampering with a motor vehicle, possession of controlled substance, resisting arrest for a felony, receiving stolen property and first degree burglary. The charges stem from several incidents on May 20th, 2018. Police were called around 10:44 a.m. about a vehicle stolen from the Fairview Christian Church (2320 S. Grand Ave). A little more than an hour later, they got a call ab...

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    The Carthage Police Department says Nicholas Cutbirth has been charged with two counts of first degree tampering with a motor vehicle, possession of controlled substance, resisting arrest for a felony, receiving stolen property and first degree burglary. The charges stem from several incidents on May 20th, 2018. Police were called around 10:44 a.m. about a vehicle stolen from the Fairview Christian Church (2320 S. Grand Ave). A little more than an hour later, they got a call ab...

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  • Davied Named Women's Head Basketball Coach at PSU

    Davied Named Women's Head Basketball Coach at PSU

    Monday, May 21 2018 3:27 PM EDT2018-05-21 19:27:49 GMT

    Former head coach Lane Lord accepted a head coaching position at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley earlier Monday. 

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    Former head coach Lane Lord accepted a head coaching position at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley earlier Monday. 

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  • Click It Or Ticket Campaign Begins

    Click It Or Ticket Campaign Begins

    Monday, May 21 2018 1:33 PM EDT2018-05-21 17:33:57 GMT
    The 2018 National Seat Belt Enforcement Mobilization is May 21 - June 3, 2018. In 2016, the use of seat belts in passenger vehicles saved an estimated 14,668 lives of occupants ages 5 and older. The Click It or Ticket campaign focuses on safety education, strong laws, and law enforcement officers saving lives. Kansas TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - If you don't use your seat belt, this might be a good week to start. Monday is the start of the annual statewide law enforcement campaign &quo...More >>
    The 2018 National Seat Belt Enforcement Mobilization is May 21 - June 3, 2018. In 2016, the use of seat belts in passenger vehicles saved an estimated 14,668 lives of occupants ages 5 and older. The Click It or Ticket campaign focuses on safety education, strong laws, and law enforcement officers saving lives. Kansas TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - If you don't use your seat belt, this might be a good week to start. Monday is the start of the annual statewide law enforcement campaign &quo...More >>
  • KOAM MORNING NEWS TO KNOW 5-21

    KOAM MORNING NEWS TO KNOW 5-21

    Monday, May 21 2018 8:40 AM EDT2018-05-21 12:40:33 GMT
    FIRE TRUCK CRASH Authorities say a Columbus, Kansas engine was responding to a fire on the west end of town, when a medical condition caused the driver to lose consciousness behind the wheel.  The fire truck then left the road and hit a tree.  No word yet on what medical condition caused the driver to pass out.  He was last reported to be alert and stable.       LAKE OF THE OZARKS CRASH A boat driver is arrested and is facing charg...More >>
    FIRE TRUCK CRASH Authorities say a Columbus, Kansas engine was responding to a fire on the west end of town, when a medical condition caused the driver to lose consciousness behind the wheel.  The fire truck then left the road and hit a tree.  No word yet on what medical condition caused the driver to pass out.  He was last reported to be alert and stable.       LAKE OF THE OZARKS CRASH A boat driver is arrested and is facing charg...More >>
  • Jasper County veteran to be featured on PBS Special

    Jasper County veteran to be featured on PBS Special

    Monday, May 21 2018 1:56 PM EDT2018-05-21 17:56:10 GMT

    "My knees went week. I'm like whoa, I'm really really going to war" Ken Clark was on guard duty at Camp Pendleton when he heard North Vietnam fired on an American ship. He knew where he was going. "By noon, I was leaving San Diego. I was on the back of a USS Pickaway, watching the United States disappear" It took them 45 days to get there because it was somewhat of a secret movement.   "The colonel was on the PA system, we were all out o...

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    "My knees went week. I'm like whoa, I'm really really going to war" Ken Clark was on guard duty at Camp Pendleton when he heard North Vietnam fired on an American ship. He knew where he was going. "By noon, I was leaving San Diego. I was on the back of a USS Pickaway, watching the United States disappear" It took them 45 days to get there because it was somewhat of a secret movement.   "The colonel was on the PA system, we were all out o...

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  • Agree or Disagree: Parents Go to Court to Kick 30 Year Old Son Out of Their Home

    Agree or Disagree: Parents Go to Court to Kick 30 Year Old Son Out of Their Home

    Sunday, May 20 2018 9:50 PM EDT2018-05-21 01:50:52 GMT

     Parents have tried repeatedly to ask their 39-year old son to move out of the house. Now it's a court battle. 

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     Parents have tried repeatedly to ask their 39-year old son to move out of the house. Now it's a court battle. 

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  • 2018 Spring Buddy Poppy Drive - May 24-26

    2018 Spring Buddy Poppy Drive - May 24-26

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 7:00 PM EDT2018-05-16 23:00:23 GMT

    Here is the information about our 2018 Spring Buddy Poppy Drive on 24-26 May 2018 Members of Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 5293 Southtown-Joplin will be distributing Buddy Poppies in front of both the 7th Street and 15th Wal-Marts during 24-26 May 2018 starting at 8:00 AM each until 4:00 PM. According to Fred Pugh, Post 5293 Commander, "VFW By-Laws state that the proceeds from Poppy distributions must be used to benefits disabled and needy veterans and the widows and ...

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    Here is the information about our 2018 Spring Buddy Poppy Drive on 24-26 May 2018 Members of Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 5293 Southtown-Joplin will be distributing Buddy Poppies in front of both the 7th Street and 15th Wal-Marts during 24-26 May 2018 starting at 8:00 AM each until 4:00 PM. According to Fred Pugh, Post 5293 Commander, "VFW By-Laws state that the proceeds from Poppy distributions must be used to benefits disabled and needy veterans and the widows and ...

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  • Disabled American Veterans Convention - May 24-26

    Disabled American Veterans Convention - May 24-26

    Thursday, May 10 2018 6:55 PM EDT2018-05-10 22:55:53 GMT
    The statewide annual convention of DAV (Disabled American Veterans) of Arkansas will be held May 24 to May 26 at the Holiday Inn Springdale located at 1500 S 48th Street, Springdale, AR 72762. There are over 11,500 members of DAV in Arkansas and 1.3 Million nationwide. DAV assists veterans free of any charge and provides free transportation to VA hospitals. Many injured and ill veterans from around the state are expected to attend. The convention includes veterans of World War II...More >>
    The statewide annual convention of DAV (Disabled American Veterans) of Arkansas will be held May 24 to May 26 at the Holiday Inn Springdale located at 1500 S 48th Street, Springdale, AR 72762. There are over 11,500 members of DAV in Arkansas and 1.3 Million nationwide. DAV assists veterans free of any charge and provides free transportation to VA hospitals. Many injured and ill veterans from around the state are expected to attend. The convention includes veterans of World War II...More >>
  • 35th Annual Mission Days - May 24-28

    35th Annual Mission Days - May 24-28

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 6:45 PM EDT2018-05-16 22:45:46 GMT

    An annual event to celebrate the history of Osage Mission/St. Paul, KS founding in 1847 https://www.facebook.com/Mission-Days-Page-363409817990/

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    An annual event to celebrate the history of Osage Mission/St. Paul, KS founding in 1847 https://www.facebook.com/Mission-Days-Page-363409817990/

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  • Bids Now Open: FSCC Students Build Pirate Ship Playhouse

    Bids Now Open: FSCC Students Build Pirate Ship Playhouse

    Friday, May 25 2018 3:18 PM EDT2018-05-25 19:18:09 GMT
    Fort Scott Community College Construction Trades students took on a huge project. They built a pirate ship playhouse to auction off. Proceeds in excess of the minimum bid of $3,600 will go towards Skills USA competition, traveling expenses and materials for the construction trades program. The playhouse sits at 27 feet long from tip to tail, 8 feet wide at the base, and 9 feet 10 inches tall. College officials say the frame, deck, trim, windows and railings of the ship were built ...More >>
    Fort Scott Community College Construction Trades students took on a huge project. They built a pirate ship playhouse to auction off. Proceeds in excess of the minimum bid of $3,600 will go towards Skills USA competition, traveling expenses and materials for the construction trades program. The playhouse sits at 27 feet long from tip to tail, 8 feet wide at the base, and 9 feet 10 inches tall. College officials say the frame, deck, trim, windows and railings of the ship were built ...More >>
  • Flood Warnings for Friday

    Flood Warnings for Friday

    Friday, May 25 2018 9:04 AM EDT2018-05-25 13:04:41 GMT
    This Warning Includes But Is Not Limited To The Following Low Water Crossings: Highway 31 At Little Osage River 5 Miles West Of Fulton Highway 54, 3 Miles East Of Deerfield Route KK At Dry Wood Creek 5 Miles Northwest Of Moundville And Route V At The Osage River Just North Of StotesburyMore >>
    This Warning Includes But Is Not Limited To The Following Low Water Crossings: Highway 31 At Little Osage River 5 Miles West Of Fulton Highway 54, 3 Miles East Of Deerfield Route KK At Dry Wood Creek 5 Miles Northwest Of Moundville And Route V At The Osage River Just North Of StotesburyMore >>
  • Friday Thunderstorms already in action

    Friday Thunderstorms already in action

    Friday, May 25 2018 6:47 AM EDT2018-05-25 10:47:56 GMT
    Friday morning thunderstorms packing a good deal of lightning. Another round works through this morning into the afternoon.More >>
    Friday morning thunderstorms packing a good deal of lightning. Another round works through this morning into the afternoon.More >>
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