Four people are behind bars after arrests by the Pittsburg Police Department and Crawford County Sheriffs Office.More >>
Currently the city of Neosho has only one fire station housing all of its trucks and equipment. But the department covers a 160 square mile district, meaning slower response times in the southern side of the city.More >>
Leslie Abram is a Rapid Response coordinator and says a community meeting scheduled for Wednesday will let former RES workers know about retraining options and how their skills might transfer to other jobs.
The Layoff & Re-Employment meeting is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 30 at the Carthage Water & Electric community room, at 627 West Centennial in Carthage.
The debate over Jasper County jail construction bids and contract results in verbal wrangling at today's county commission meeting.More >>
Lisa is a Missouri native, calling St. Louis her hometown. She started with KOAM in 1988 and is a graduate of Lindwood College, with degrees in Mass Communications and Performing Arts. She is active in Joplin Little Theatre and is a teacher at her son's preschool.
Lisa says the best part about being a journalist is having the chance to meet new people, and being able to inform people with life altering or life saving information.
Lisa is the Education Reporter for KOAM along with her anchor duties.
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