Quantcast

Video - Watch KOAM News, Weather and Sports - KOAM TV 7

INTEGRIS and Blue Cross Blue Shield Negotiations Video included

Updated:

It's an agreement that needs to be made by August 31st. A contract is in a stalemate between INTEGRIS Health" and "Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma". If INTEGRIS and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma do not come to an agreement on a contract soon, it means the two companies will become out of network with each other. INTEGRIS requested a 3 percent rate increase from Blue Cross, but the insurance company denied it. In a statement from &quo... More>>

MORE TOP NEWS

Red Carpet Welcomes Miami Teachers As Community Rallies Support Video included

Updated:

  Miami Oklahoma teachers get a big show of support from students and the community after being let down by lawmakers who cut education Teachers walked the red carpet in Miami this morning go cheers from students and citizens.  

More>>

Missouri Rx Program Cut Effect Video included

Updated:

The new "Missouri Rx Plan" went into effect on July 1st, cutting aid for people who only use Medicare. Just part of the 15-million dollars in state budget cuts. So how has it impacted local seniors? Carrie Homer is the president and CEO of the assisted living facility.. Autumn place, I visited the Joplin location. She works with senior citizens with prescription needs. "If they have received a bill from a pharmacy company showing that a medication has gone up. Yes... More>>

Eclipse Eye-wear & Safety

Updated:

In just one week.. The moon will come between the Earth and the sun.      It's a good thing, though.. The earth and the sun have been fighting, now, for weeks.      The "solar eclipse" will have millions of people looking up at the sky.      And if you don't take the proper precautions there could be serious consequences.   When many of us head to work or school Monday morning, the day will look like any other. But just befor... More>>

New Mulberry Council Convenes

Updated:

    The new city council in mulberry held their first meeting, as a special session today - at the Mulberry Municipal Building.     The session was supposed to outline the next step for selecting a police chief for the community, after the previous chief was laid off last Tuesday.     The meeting Sunday night started off with another resignation.     Mulberry Police Sergeant Barlow, the only police officer on the force, resigned a... More>>

Dog Days at the City of Miami Municipal Pool Video included

Updated:

It is literally the dog days of summer at the City of Miami Municipal Pool. "This is our last day open so we've invited pet owners with their dogs to come in and swim with their pets before we drain the pool" says pool manager Lee Ann Coyne. A couple safety precautions owners had to follow was all dogs had to have their rabies vaccines up to date, be on a leash and one owner even suited her dog with a life jacket. Although the sun was hidden behind clouds, pups ... More>>

Wedding Woes in Joplin

Updated:

Davida Ralston thought she'd be having the wedding of her dreams at Joplin's Springhouse Gardens, but that was back when she could still get in touch with the venue's owner. 

More>>

Joplin Arts and Economic Study

Joplin Arts and Economic Study Video included

Updated:

Connect2Culture announces the results of a study showing the 2015 financial impact of Joplin's non-profit arts and culture organizations.  The comprehensive impact study, called "Arts & Economic Prosperity 5" found those organizations generate $5.4 million dollars annually to the local economy and almost 200 jobs. For more information on the study: http://connect2culture.com/aep5/

More>>

Fort Scott Animal to Enforce Dog Registration Ordinance in September

Updated:

Nicolette Carpenter has lived in Fort Scott her entire life and has been taking care of her 2 dogs for the past 7 years. "Each have been picked up by the pound at least once or twice. Even whenever I go and get them at the pound, the dog catchers never said anything about needing to be registered with the city or anything like that. So it's weird to hear about it just now" she says. The Fort Scott Animal Control is planning to enforce the town's dog regi...

More>>

Carthage Parking Fines

Carthage Parking Fines Video included

Updated:

The next time you park longer than a few hours on the Historic Carthage Square, you'll pay more.  The parking fine used to be $1.  It's now $5 as a result of a new ordinance approved by city council members this week.  Repeat offenders will be fined $25.  The increase applies to the 2-hour parking areas and comes after some business owners complained that too many people were abusing the rules.   Carthage Police Chief Greg Dagnan says, "This is the first... More>>

Development in Parsons

Updated:

By the end of July 2015, the city of Parsons, Kansas had issued out building permits for around 5 million dollars worth of construction. By the end of July 2016, the city had issued out building permits for more than 7 million dollars of new development.

More>>

Local Veterans Give Input on Recent Tensions With North Korea Video included

Updated:

It was about as close to hell as you'll ever get" says veteran Curtis Lee Weber on parts of his experience during World War II. With high tensions between North Korea and the United States, the veteran fears it will spark a war and cause history to repeat itself. "My father in law was in World War I, I was in World War II, I ain't got any kids. But they'd be in the next one" he explains. But another veteran has the attitude that we just need to do what it... More>>

Ride-Sharing Companies Will Soon Be Able to Operate Anywhere in Missouri Video included

Updated:

Jerry Dallies, the owner and operator of Joplin taxi service "Affordable TADS", has no fear for the potential increase in ride sharing companies. "In order do it like this..you have to have social skills to talk to us because you gotta talk to a person..not an app" he says. Dallies has operated his taxi service in Joplin for 11 years now, and built a loyal customer base. He's not the only local company owner not scared. "Competition is great we own 3 other s... More>>

Prayers for Police Video included

Updated:

For many of us, we wake up, go to work, do our job, and go back home to our families, without worrying each day about our safety. Two incidents in Missouri involving police officers are a reminder that they're never guaranteed to come home. It started Sunday, an officer in Clinton, Missouri shot and killed in the line of duty, then, two men throwing explosives at Joplin officers. It's a stark reminder of the dangers in law enforcement. DuRall: "You know, when they go out to their... More>>

26 Dogs Rescued in Seneca

26 Dogs Rescued in Seneca Video included

Updated:

The "Humane Society Animal Cruelty Task Force" rescues 26 dogs from what they say are horrible living conditions. Twenty adult dogs and six puppies were being kept in a boarded-up home in Seneca, Missouri. 

More>>

Murder Charge Filed: Newton Co. Homicide Investigation

Murder Charge Filed: Newton Co. Homicide Investigation Video included

Updated:

An arrest has been made in the homicide case of Lanny Holman. The Sheriff says sufficient probable cause was developed for deputies to arrest 44-year-old Christopher Michael Jones.

More>>

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Red Carpet Welcomes Miami Teachers As Community Rallies Support

    Red Carpet Welcomes Miami Teachers As Community Rallies Support

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 6:11 PM EDT2017-08-15 22:11:36 GMT

      Miami Oklahoma teachers get a big show of support from students and the community after being let down by lawmakers who cut education Teachers walked the red carpet in Miami this morning go cheers from students and citizens.  

    More >>

      Miami Oklahoma teachers get a big show of support from students and the community after being let down by lawmakers who cut education Teachers walked the red carpet in Miami this morning go cheers from students and citizens.  

    More >>
  • INTEGRIS and Blue Cross Blue Shield Negotiations

    INTEGRIS and Blue Cross Blue Shield Negotiations

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 9:55 PM EDT2017-08-16 01:55:35 GMT
    It's an agreement that needs to be made by August 31st. A contract is in a stalemate between INTEGRIS Health" and "Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma". If INTEGRIS and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma do not come to an agreement on a contract soon, it means the two companies will become out of network with each other. INTEGRIS requested a 3 percent rate increase from Blue Cross, but the insurance company denied it. In a statement from &quo...More >>
    It's an agreement that needs to be made by August 31st. A contract is in a stalemate between INTEGRIS Health" and "Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma". If INTEGRIS and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma do not come to an agreement on a contract soon, it means the two companies will become out of network with each other. INTEGRIS requested a 3 percent rate increase from Blue Cross, but the insurance company denied it. In a statement from &quo...More >>
  • Eclipse Eye-wear & Safety

    Eclipse Eye-wear & Safety

    Monday, August 14 2017 7:13 PM EDT2017-08-14 23:13:18 GMT
    In just one week.. The moon will come between the Earth and the sun.      It's a good thing, though.. The earth and the sun have been fighting, now, for weeks.      The "solar eclipse" will have millions of people looking up at the sky.      And if you don't take the proper precautions there could be serious consequences.   When many of us head to work or school Monday morning, the day will look like any other. But just befor...More >>
    In just one week.. The moon will come between the Earth and the sun.      It's a good thing, though.. The earth and the sun have been fighting, now, for weeks.      The "solar eclipse" will have millions of people looking up at the sky.      And if you don't take the proper precautions there could be serious consequences.   When many of us head to work or school Monday morning, the day will look like any other. But just befor...More >>
Powered by Frankly

KOAM - Licensed to Pittsburg, Kansas
Send tips, ideas and press releases to: tips@koamtv.com
Send newsroom questions or comments to: comments@koamtv.com
Phone: (417) 624-0233 or (620) 231-0400
Web comments or questions: webmaster@koamtv.com
Newsroom Fax: (417) 624-3158

Powered by WorldNow All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 KOAM. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.