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Kate Kelley
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Kate Kelley is a native of Missouri, calling Neosho her hometown. A recent graduate of Missouri Southern State University, with a degree in mass communications and a focus on broadcast journalism, she started reporting for KOAM/FOX14 in the spring of 2018.

In her spare time, Kate enjoys volunteering for a local homeless shelter. She looks forward to bringing news to the area she is from.

Contact Kate:
417.624.0233 or 620.231.0400
kkelley@koamtv.com

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  • Prop D Raises Concern Over Pump Prices

    Prop D Raises Concern Over Pump Prices

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 6:52 PM EDT2018-10-17 22:52:24 GMT
    Leslie Kuhler is a clerk at the Lion Stop, and all day long she hears comments about gas prices. "Nobody likes paying high prices for gas and, of course, as soon as it goes up, even a couple cents, people very much notice. They are always on the lookout for the cheapest price," said Kuhler. Kuhler is against Proposition D, a gas tax that would raise prices 10 cents per gallon over the next four years to pay for road and bridge repairs. She says it sounds good in t...More >>
    Leslie Kuhler is a clerk at the Lion Stop, and all day long she hears comments about gas prices. "Nobody likes paying high prices for gas and, of course, as soon as it goes up, even a couple cents, people very much notice. They are always on the lookout for the cheapest price," said Kuhler. Kuhler is against Proposition D, a gas tax that would raise prices 10 cents per gallon over the next four years to pay for road and bridge repairs. She says it sounds good in t...More >>
  • Citizens and Officials Concerned Over New Poultry Farm in Ottawa County

    Citizens and Officials Concerned Over New Poultry Farm in Ottawa County

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 3:28 PM EDT2018-10-17 19:28:48 GMT

    Harley Buzzard knows what it takes to run a poultry farm, because he did it for several years. "Back 20 years ago when we used to raise chickens, we had two houses per farm and people didn't think anything about it because it was just extra income for the farmer," Buzzard, with the Cherokee Tribal Council, explained. But Buzzard says things have changed. "Now it's almost to the point of being a corporate, and I call them corporate farmers now, because those&nbs...

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    Harley Buzzard knows what it takes to run a poultry farm, because he did it for several years. "Back 20 years ago when we used to raise chickens, we had two houses per farm and people didn't think anything about it because it was just extra income for the farmer," Buzzard, with the Cherokee Tribal Council, explained. But Buzzard says things have changed. "Now it's almost to the point of being a corporate, and I call them corporate farmers now, because those&nbs...

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  • Ocean Adventures Offers New Place to Dive Into In Duquesne

    Ocean Adventures Offers New Place to Dive Into In Duquesne

    Monday, October 15 2018 6:50 PM EDT2018-10-15 22:50:58 GMT
    A ribbon cutting is held for the Ocean Adventures indoor playground. The facility features several slides, mazes and obstacle courses, all surrounded by a pit filled with 80,000 balls. While the playground is geared toward children of walking age up to 12, all ages are invited to play, including adults. Admission is $5 Tuesday through Thursday and $6 on the weekend.  The owner says that an indoor park is a good idea for this area. "We felt like we wanted to ha...More >>
    A ribbon cutting is held for the Ocean Adventures indoor playground. The facility features several slides, mazes and obstacle courses, all surrounded by a pit filled with 80,000 balls. While the playground is geared toward children of walking age up to 12, all ages are invited to play, including adults. Admission is $5 Tuesday through Thursday and $6 on the weekend.  The owner says that an indoor park is a good idea for this area. "We felt like we wanted to ha...More >>
  • Railroad Repairs Means Street Closures in Joplin

    Railroad Repairs Means Street Closures in Joplin

    Monday, October 15 2018 12:33 PM EDT2018-10-15 16:33:30 GMT
    Joplin drivers may need to plan ahead with streets being closed between Murphy Boulevard and Grand Avenue for repairs to the railroad crossing. Detours will be in place. Drivers are encouraged to use extreme caution while in the area. Businesses in the area will be accessible during the construction period. The railroad repair work is part of a cost-sharing agreement with Kansas City Southern Railroad (KCS). KCS will be installing concrete panels at the railroad crossing. Cr...More >>
    Joplin drivers may need to plan ahead with streets being closed between Murphy Boulevard and Grand Avenue for repairs to the railroad crossing. Detours will be in place. Drivers are encouraged to use extreme caution while in the area. Businesses in the area will be accessible during the construction period. The railroad repair work is part of a cost-sharing agreement with Kansas City Southern Railroad (KCS). KCS will be installing concrete panels at the railroad crossing. Cr...More >>
  • Carthage Man Honors Veterans, Police, Fire and EMS

    Carthage Man Honors Veterans, Police, Fire and EMS

    Sunday, October 14 2018 8:34 PM EDT2018-10-15 00:34:55 GMT
    Before 77-year-old Larry Glaze lost his wife to brain cancer, the couple decided to create a bucket list, not of places to go, but of things to do, like building these tree houses, and giving back to the people who take care of others. "Just the recognition that we're trying to give our first responders, people that care about people. We don't care if they're Republican or Democrat. They're patriots and they believe in the United States. They'll raise for the flag and sta...More >>
    Before 77-year-old Larry Glaze lost his wife to brain cancer, the couple decided to create a bucket list, not of places to go, but of things to do, like building these tree houses, and giving back to the people who take care of others. "Just the recognition that we're trying to give our first responders, people that care about people. We don't care if they're Republican or Democrat. They're patriots and they believe in the United States. They'll raise for the flag and sta...More >>
  • Citizens Gear Up for Joplin City Sale

    Citizens Gear Up for Joplin City Sale

    Friday, October 12 2018 6:17 PM EDT2018-10-12 22:17:51 GMT
    Area residents had the opportunity to preview Joplin's 5th Annual City Auction. Items for sale range from scrap metal and computers to jewelry and vehicles. The items come from various city departments, and all of the money raised will go back to the departments that sell their items during the auction. The sale will take place tomorrow at the Public Works Center on West 2nd Street in Joplin at 9 a.m. on October 13th.More >>
    Area residents had the opportunity to preview Joplin's 5th Annual City Auction. Items for sale range from scrap metal and computers to jewelry and vehicles. The items come from various city departments, and all of the money raised will go back to the departments that sell their items during the auction. The sale will take place tomorrow at the Public Works Center on West 2nd Street in Joplin at 9 a.m. on October 13th.More >>
  • "Decades of Wheels" Museum Hosts Grand Opening

    Friday, October 12 2018 5:59 PM EDT2018-10-12 21:59:12 GMT
    A large crowd huddles together for the ribbon cutting of the "Decades of Wheels" museum. A rotation of 30 unique vehicles, including cars and motorcycles, will pass through the museum each month. Some of the vehicles currently on display you may recognize from famous films. The museum is just one part of a bigger vision for their project, explains an event official. "We have a full service restaurant, breakfast, lunch and dinner. We have a night little ...More >>
    A large crowd huddles together for the ribbon cutting of the "Decades of Wheels" museum. A rotation of 30 unique vehicles, including cars and motorcycles, will pass through the museum each month. Some of the vehicles currently on display you may recognize from famous films. The museum is just one part of a bigger vision for their project, explains an event official. "We have a full service restaurant, breakfast, lunch and dinner. We have a night little ...More >>
  • NEWS YOU NEED TO KNOW 10-10

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 9:29 AM EDT2018-10-10 13:29:25 GMT
    JOPLIN STORM DAMAGE A line of storms that flipped cars in Midwest City Oklahoma did some damage in the four-states yesterday. The owner of this home on Central City Road in Joplin says the storm sent his garage into his yard. It caused some roof damage and also uprooted a large tree. No one was injured. JAIL POLICY VIOLATION A former Ottawa County Oklahoma jail inmate claims jail policy wasn't followed after he was attacked in jail. On September 19, Donald Herr...More >>
    JOPLIN STORM DAMAGE A line of storms that flipped cars in Midwest City Oklahoma did some damage in the four-states yesterday. The owner of this home on Central City Road in Joplin says the storm sent his garage into his yard. It caused some roof damage and also uprooted a large tree. No one was injured. JAIL POLICY VIOLATION A former Ottawa County Oklahoma jail inmate claims jail policy wasn't followed after he was attacked in jail. On September 19, Donald Herr...More >>
  • Civil War Lecture Series Spurs Talks of Local Learning Center

    Civil War Lecture Series Spurs Talks of Local Learning Center

    Monday, October 8 2018 10:24 PM EDT2018-10-09 02:24:55 GMT

    It might be quiet here now, but back in the 1800's this field was the site of a brutal Civil War battle in Jasper County that left 18 men dead, and led to the burning of Rader Farm along with the Village of Sherwood, something 8th grade history teacher Kimmie Sawder is familiar with.

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    It might be quiet here now, but back in the 1800's this field was the site of a brutal Civil War battle in Jasper County that left 18 men dead, and led to the burning of Rader Farm along with the Village of Sherwood, something 8th grade history teacher Kimmie Sawder is familiar with.

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  • Gracie's Mums Raise Funds in Memory of Jason Box

    Gracie's Mums Raise Funds in Memory of Jason Box

    Sunday, October 7 2018 8:00 PM EDT2018-10-08 00:00:50 GMT
    As Grace Box chats with a prospective customer, she reflects on bittersweet memories of her late brother, Jason. "He would come sit down here with me every year and help me sell for the first day, and he would always tease me about doing this, but in the end he loved sitting out there and helping me," said Box. It started as an FFA project. For nearly 6 years, Grace would grow mums, sell them, and invest back into her business, buying more flowers and expanding he...More >>
    As Grace Box chats with a prospective customer, she reflects on bittersweet memories of her late brother, Jason. "He would come sit down here with me every year and help me sell for the first day, and he would always tease me about doing this, but in the end he loved sitting out there and helping me," said Box. It started as an FFA project. For nearly 6 years, Grace would grow mums, sell them, and invest back into her business, buying more flowers and expanding he...More >>
  • Area Pets Receive Blessing

    Area Pets Receive Blessing

    Sunday, October 7 2018 7:44 PM EDT2018-10-07 23:44:44 GMT
    Sunday is a holy day for many, but today some brought pets to church. This is the 5th year United Methodist Church has hosted its "Blessing of the Animals" worship service. Members got their pets blessed and expressed thanks for God's creation through song and prayer. Churches around the world honor Saint Francis of Assisi who started the blessing of pets nearly 800 years ago. Senior Pastor Mark Chambers says it's a time to reflect on the blessing pets ...More >>
    Sunday is a holy day for many, but today some brought pets to church. This is the 5th year United Methodist Church has hosted its "Blessing of the Animals" worship service. Members got their pets blessed and expressed thanks for God's creation through song and prayer. Churches around the world honor Saint Francis of Assisi who started the blessing of pets nearly 800 years ago. Senior Pastor Mark Chambers says it's a time to reflect on the blessing pets ...More >>
  • Neosho Fall Festival Draws Record Number of Vendors

    Neosho Fall Festival Draws Record Number of Vendors

    Saturday, October 6 2018 6:50 PM EDT2018-10-06 22:50:18 GMT

    Neosho's Annual Fall Festival draws thousands of people seeking entertainment and fall fun. 

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    Neosho's Annual Fall Festival draws thousands of people seeking entertainment and fall fun. 

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  • Harry Potter Fans Unite for First-Ever Wizarding Run

    Harry Potter Fans Unite for First-Ever Wizarding Run

    Saturday, October 6 2018 5:58 PM EDT2018-10-06 21:58:05 GMT

    Thousands of Harry Potter fans come together for the first ever Wizarding Run held in downtown Joplin.

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    Thousands of Harry Potter fans come together for the first ever Wizarding Run held in downtown Joplin.

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  • History Alley Takes Neosho Back in Time

    History Alley Takes Neosho Back in Time

    Saturday, October 6 2018 5:14 PM EDT2018-10-06 21:14:31 GMT

    Just off the square, down "History Alley," the Newton County Historical Society took people back in time.

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    Just off the square, down "History Alley," the Newton County Historical Society took people back in time.

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  • Previously Polluted Land Is Revitalized

    Previously Polluted Land Is Revitalized

    Friday, October 5 2018 6:44 PM EDT2018-10-05 22:44:32 GMT
    David Moore with Labette Bank knows what it means to make a good investment, something he sees the City of Pittsburg doing with a previously unusable piece of land. "Every person that I've met with is excited to see a change and something done with the property, something that's good for the whole community," said Moore. Moore is referring to the estimated $300,000 clean up project of a commercial lot located near businesses like the Tractor Supply Company and Home Dep...More >>
    David Moore with Labette Bank knows what it means to make a good investment, something he sees the City of Pittsburg doing with a previously unusable piece of land. "Every person that I've met with is excited to see a change and something done with the property, something that's good for the whole community," said Moore. Moore is referring to the estimated $300,000 clean up project of a commercial lot located near businesses like the Tractor Supply Company and Home Dep...More >>
  • Mother Claims Son Was Injured By Teacher

    Mother Claims Son Was Injured By Teacher

    Thursday, October 4 2018 6:15 PM EDT2018-10-04 22:15:15 GMT
    Idalis Ford is a single mother of two boys, one of which used to go to South Joplin Head Start, until he came home with a head injury on Sept. 26. "He had these two big goose eggs on his head. I asked him how'd he get them. He said that his teacher hit him in the head and he pointed directly to where she hit him," explained Ford. She immediately reached out to the school looking for answers, but was met with conflicting stories. "The first one was he came to sc...More >>
    Idalis Ford is a single mother of two boys, one of which used to go to South Joplin Head Start, until he came home with a head injury on Sept. 26. "He had these two big goose eggs on his head. I asked him how'd he get them. He said that his teacher hit him in the head and he pointed directly to where she hit him," explained Ford. She immediately reached out to the school looking for answers, but was met with conflicting stories. "The first one was he came to sc...More >>
  • City Manager Proposes Police and Fire Pay Ranges

    City Manager Proposes Police and Fire Pay Ranges

    Monday, October 1 2018 11:25 PM EDT2018-10-02 03:25:10 GMT

    On Friday, Sam Anselm sent these final recommendations for pay ranges based on figures set at fifty percent between local pay and surrounding salaries from areas like Springfield, Rogers and Fayetteville...

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    On Friday, Sam Anselm sent these final recommendations for pay ranges based on figures set at fifty percent between local pay and surrounding salaries from areas like Springfield, Rogers and Fayetteville...

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  • Empire Market Sees Growth

    Monday, October 1 2018 10:33 PM EDT2018-10-02 02:33:01 GMT

    Steve Urie is a vendor at Joplin's Empire Market, a place he's come to think of as a second home. "I just enjoy the group and working with them, and I believe this market is important. I believe this building is important historically, so it just drives me to want to be here to help," Urie stated.

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    Steve Urie is a vendor at Joplin's Empire Market, a place he's come to think of as a second home. "I just enjoy the group and working with them, and I believe this market is important. I believe this building is important historically, so it just drives me to want to be here to help," Urie stated.

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  • Lylah-Palooza Fundraiser Helps Severely Ill Kids

    Lylah-Palooza Fundraiser Helps Severely Ill Kids

    Sunday, September 30 2018 4:43 PM EDT2018-09-30 20:43:40 GMT
    A big crowd gathers for the 6th Annual Lylah-Palooza kids fest. For $5, kids could enjoy quality time with a variety of animals in the petting zoo. Other activities included face painting, balloon animals, a bounce house and silent auction. The event raises money for severely ill children in honor of Delylah Harris who passed away from a congenital heart defect in 2013. Leslie Harris, Lylah's mother, explains that this event is one she plans on continuing as a lasting lega...More >>
    A big crowd gathers for the 6th Annual Lylah-Palooza kids fest. For $5, kids could enjoy quality time with a variety of animals in the petting zoo. Other activities included face painting, balloon animals, a bounce house and silent auction. The event raises money for severely ill children in honor of Delylah Harris who passed away from a congenital heart defect in 2013. Leslie Harris, Lylah's mother, explains that this event is one she plans on continuing as a lasting lega...More >>
  • Hundreds Participate in Annual Svitak Freedom Ride

    Hundreds Participate in Annual Svitak Freedom Ride

    Saturday, September 29 2018 7:59 PM EDT2018-09-29 23:59:20 GMT
    Matthew Bridges has been participating in the Svitak Freedom Ride for the past two years because for him, it's personal. "Growing up military and being formerly military myself, knowing that a lot of kids on base, the parents are constantly gone through deployments and they get bikes through Fort Leonard Wood to be able to actually go out and do stuff and build community there, that's something awesome," said Bridges. Bridges, a father himself, appreciates that support...More >>
    Matthew Bridges has been participating in the Svitak Freedom Ride for the past two years because for him, it's personal. "Growing up military and being formerly military myself, knowing that a lot of kids on base, the parents are constantly gone through deployments and they get bikes through Fort Leonard Wood to be able to actually go out and do stuff and build community there, that's something awesome," said Bridges. Bridges, a father himself, appreciates that support...More >>
  • Suicide Prevention Group Leads First "Out of Darkness" Event

    Suicide Prevention Group Leads First "Out of Darkness" Event

    Saturday, September 29 2018 6:08 PM EDT2018-09-29 22:08:06 GMT
    The "Out of the Darkness" walk took place at Mercy Park in Joplin.  The event was hosted by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. The group created a pinwheel garden as a memorial to those lost to suicide. Funds allow the foundation to invest in research, educational programs and support survivors of suicide loss.     Beth Hendren, a foundation board member, says that seeing this turnout is heartening. "It means the world to ...More >>
    The "Out of the Darkness" walk took place at Mercy Park in Joplin.  The event was hosted by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. The group created a pinwheel garden as a memorial to those lost to suicide. Funds allow the foundation to invest in research, educational programs and support survivors of suicide loss.     Beth Hendren, a foundation board member, says that seeing this turnout is heartening. "It means the world to ...More >>
  • Four States Heart Walk Celebrates 25 Years

    Four States Heart Walk Celebrates 25 Years

    Saturday, September 29 2018 5:19 PM EDT2018-09-29 21:19:45 GMT
    The event focuses on heart health and raising awareness of strokes and heart disease. Hundreds of people, of all ages, enjoyed a variety of informational booths and educational training like hands-only CPR. This year, mascots from area businesses and colleges kicked off the heart walk with their own race.   Funds raised go toward the American Heart Association, helping patients like Rohen Reeves, who recently had a heart transplant, live a healthy life. Kelli Per...More >>
    The event focuses on heart health and raising awareness of strokes and heart disease. Hundreds of people, of all ages, enjoyed a variety of informational booths and educational training like hands-only CPR. This year, mascots from area businesses and colleges kicked off the heart walk with their own race.   Funds raised go toward the American Heart Association, helping patients like Rohen Reeves, who recently had a heart transplant, live a healthy life. Kelli Per...More >>
  • Caring Closet Fundraiser Fosters Hope

    Caring Closet Fundraiser Fosters Hope

    Friday, September 28 2018 5:58 PM EDT2018-09-28 21:58:31 GMT
    Angie Murray is a volunteer with Fostering Hope, an organization dedicated to helping local foster children, something she's passionate about because she herself has been a foster parent and she knows how difficult it can be to care for kids in need. "When a child comes into your home, they usually come with nothing. Fostering Hope helps us with everything from bedding, to clothing, school supplies, just anything you need for that child," explained Murray. The organiza...More >>
    Angie Murray is a volunteer with Fostering Hope, an organization dedicated to helping local foster children, something she's passionate about because she herself has been a foster parent and she knows how difficult it can be to care for kids in need. "When a child comes into your home, they usually come with nothing. Fostering Hope helps us with everything from bedding, to clothing, school supplies, just anything you need for that child," explained Murray. The organiza...More >>
  • Concerned Consumer Seeks Legal Action Against Clorox

    Concerned Consumer Seeks Legal Action Against Clorox

    Thursday, September 27 2018 7:16 PM EDT2018-09-27 23:16:57 GMT
    For three years, Natasha Russell has made it her mission to shed light on Clorox Splash-Less and scented bleach because, for her, the stakes here are too high. "I'm thinking about all the germs and diseases that habitates this stuff and we go buy this bleach to disinfect and to sanitize and it's not doing that," said Russell. This all started when she went shopping for a disinfectant and decided to do something few consumers actually do; she read the fine pri...More >>
    For three years, Natasha Russell has made it her mission to shed light on Clorox Splash-Less and scented bleach because, for her, the stakes here are too high. "I'm thinking about all the germs and diseases that habitates this stuff and we go buy this bleach to disinfect and to sanitize and it's not doing that," said Russell. This all started when she went shopping for a disinfectant and decided to do something few consumers actually do; she read the fine pri...More >>
  • New Playground Equipment Met with Mixed Feelings

    New Playground Equipment Met with Mixed Feelings

    Monday, September 24 2018 9:03 PM EDT2018-09-25 01:03:20 GMT
    As kids play on the new equipment at Leonard Park, Brittany High can't help but reminisce. "We would always come down here. I remember as a little kid always coming out here and playing, and then I've got nieces and nephews and they've all come out here and grown up here. My kids have grown up here," explained High, a Joplin mother. Over the past 15 years, High and her family members have been coming to Leonard Park for gatherings and fun, but she explains that this ne...More >>
    As kids play on the new equipment at Leonard Park, Brittany High can't help but reminisce. "We would always come down here. I remember as a little kid always coming out here and playing, and then I've got nieces and nephews and they've all come out here and grown up here. My kids have grown up here," explained High, a Joplin mother. Over the past 15 years, High and her family members have been coming to Leonard Park for gatherings and fun, but she explains that this ne...More >>
  • Fredrickson Farms Closes Doors for Season

    Fredrickson Farms Closes Doors for Season

    Sunday, September 23 2018 6:10 PM EDT2018-09-23 22:10:55 GMT
    This field would normally be full of pumpkins, ripe for the picking, but this year, things are different. "People call and they're just like, 'Well, I just need one pumpkin.' And I'm like, 'I have zero pumpkins.' You know, it's hard to understand that I just, I didn't do it at all," explained Tami Fredrickson with Fredrickson Farms. And that's because for the past 21 years, the Fredrickson's have grown thousands of pumpkins and have come to be known for their seasonal ...More >>
    This field would normally be full of pumpkins, ripe for the picking, but this year, things are different. "People call and they're just like, 'Well, I just need one pumpkin.' And I'm like, 'I have zero pumpkins.' You know, it's hard to understand that I just, I didn't do it at all," explained Tami Fredrickson with Fredrickson Farms. And that's because for the past 21 years, the Fredrickson's have grown thousands of pumpkins and have come to be known for their seasonal ...More >>
  • Team Hope Walk Raises Funds for Research

    Team Hope Walk Raises Funds for Research

    Saturday, September 22 2018 6:49 PM EDT2018-09-22 22:49:32 GMT
    Darrin Henry has a personal connection to Huntington's disease, a fatal genetic disorder that causes brain cell deterioration, because his family is impacted by it. "My wife was affected by Huntington's disease for 22 years. She just passed away two weeks ago, and my daughter has Huntington's disease as well," said Henry, Team Hope Walk Coordinator. He wants people to remember his wife, Kelly, and to raise awareness for the disease that took her life. "It's a r...More >>
    Darrin Henry has a personal connection to Huntington's disease, a fatal genetic disorder that causes brain cell deterioration, because his family is impacted by it. "My wife was affected by Huntington's disease for 22 years. She just passed away two weeks ago, and my daughter has Huntington's disease as well," said Henry, Team Hope Walk Coordinator. He wants people to remember his wife, Kelly, and to raise awareness for the disease that took her life. "It's a r...More >>
  • Bluegrass Festival Swings into Action

    Bluegrass Festival Swings into Action

    Saturday, September 22 2018 3:09 PM EDT2018-09-22 19:09:08 GMT
    A big crowd checks out the 21st Annual Carl Junction Bluegrass Festival held in Center Creek Park. In addition to a day filled with bluegrass music from multiple bands, folks could enjoy food and crafts from a wide array of vendors. The event also featured a car show with many unique vehicles. Gary Stubblefield with the Carl Junction Area Chamber of Commerce says that this event was created by the late Jim Wisdom, a former mayor. He wanted to show off this park and maybe b...More >>
    A big crowd checks out the 21st Annual Carl Junction Bluegrass Festival held in Center Creek Park. In addition to a day filled with bluegrass music from multiple bands, folks could enjoy food and crafts from a wide array of vendors. The event also featured a car show with many unique vehicles. Gary Stubblefield with the Carl Junction Area Chamber of Commerce says that this event was created by the late Jim Wisdom, a former mayor. He wanted to show off this park and maybe b...More >>
  • Pay Increases for Council Appointed Employees

    Pay Increases for Council Appointed Employees

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 1:22 PM EDT2018-09-18 17:22:39 GMT

    Margey Upson knows what it's like to live on a tight budget, something the City of Joplin is struggling with also, but she doesn't think that's any excuse for what she sees as a continuing problem.

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    Margey Upson knows what it's like to live on a tight budget, something the City of Joplin is struggling with also, but she doesn't think that's any excuse for what she sees as a continuing problem.

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  • Tailgate Tradition Kicks Off in Webb City

    Tailgate Tradition Kicks Off in Webb City

    Sunday, September 16 2018 7:14 PM EDT2018-09-16 23:14:21 GMT
    When Todd Eriksen moved into the neighborhood, 16 years ago, he brought a love for the Steelers with him. "Steelers fan since I was a little kid. Support em' all the time, support the Chiefs all the time, except this week," said Eriksen. And that's because his neighbor, Tom Catterson is a Chiefs fan. So, each year, they get together to watch their teams square off, and each year, the party gets bigger. "Yeah, it did start out with a little, itty bitty...More >>
    When Todd Eriksen moved into the neighborhood, 16 years ago, he brought a love for the Steelers with him. "Steelers fan since I was a little kid. Support em' all the time, support the Chiefs all the time, except this week," said Eriksen. And that's because his neighbor, Tom Catterson is a Chiefs fan. So, each year, they get together to watch their teams square off, and each year, the party gets bigger. "Yeah, it did start out with a little, itty bitty...More >>
  • Cub Scouts Reel in Girl Recruits for the First Time

    Cub Scouts Reel in Girl Recruits for the First Time

    Saturday, September 15 2018 8:03 PM EDT2018-09-16 00:03:08 GMT

    Anna Ozbun just joined the Cub Scouts a few weeks ago, but she's already fitting right in, applying the things she's learned. "We learn how to do stuff with the fishing pole, and learn how to fish, and we learn camping safety and knot-tying and that kind of stuff," said Ozbun. She explains that she was a part of the Girl Scouts, but wanted to get involved with more of the things the Boy Scouts do. "They do a lot of fun activities like fishing and camp outs...

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    Anna Ozbun just joined the Cub Scouts a few weeks ago, but she's already fitting right in, applying the things she's learned. "We learn how to do stuff with the fishing pole, and learn how to fish, and we learn camping safety and knot-tying and that kind of stuff," said Ozbun. She explains that she was a part of the Girl Scouts, but wanted to get involved with more of the things the Boy Scouts do. "They do a lot of fun activities like fishing and camp outs...

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  • Hammer-In and Knife Show Draws Large Crowd

    Hammer-In and Knife Show Draws Large Crowd

    Saturday, September 15 2018 5:03 PM EDT2018-09-15 21:03:04 GMT
    A big crowd turned out for the Central States Hammer-In and Knife Show in Columbus, Kansas. Master smiths from around the country performed live demonstrations of different techniques for knife-making. Hundreds of knives were also on display and for sale. This is the first time the annual traveling event has made a stop in Kansas. Event Organizer Phil Evans explains that many of the smiths have been preparing for this unique event for quite awhile. "A lot of these ...More >>
    A big crowd turned out for the Central States Hammer-In and Knife Show in Columbus, Kansas. Master smiths from around the country performed live demonstrations of different techniques for knife-making. Hundreds of knives were also on display and for sale. This is the first time the annual traveling event has made a stop in Kansas. Event Organizer Phil Evans explains that many of the smiths have been preparing for this unique event for quite awhile. "A lot of these ...More >>
  • Suicide Discussion Helps Loved Ones Left Behind Find Answers

    Suicide Discussion Helps Loved Ones Left Behind Find Answers

    Friday, September 14 2018 7:06 PM EDT2018-09-14 23:06:20 GMT
    Billie Ward lost her son, Cory, to suicide on Thanksgiving of last year, and ever since, she's been asking herself why. "As a mom, you just feel helpless and wish I'd have done something different of course. You know, you go over it in your head and you see the signs, but you feel helpless because you just don't know what to do," said Ward. Cory served in Iraq, but like many service members, he came back changed. "I noticed even more, just the anger that he had...More >>
    Billie Ward lost her son, Cory, to suicide on Thanksgiving of last year, and ever since, she's been asking herself why. "As a mom, you just feel helpless and wish I'd have done something different of course. You know, you go over it in your head and you see the signs, but you feel helpless because you just don't know what to do," said Ward. Cory served in Iraq, but like many service members, he came back changed. "I noticed even more, just the anger that he had...More >>
  • New Newspaper Comes to Carthage

    Thursday, September 13 2018 7:37 PM EDT2018-09-13 23:37:32 GMT

    As Paul Donley and his team prepare to ship out the second edition of their new paper, he is reminded of how much he looked up to the "Carthage Press." "A daily paper, great operation, strong editing, strong writing," said Donley, Editor of the "Carthage Chronicle." He was shocked when the paper closed, but saw an opportunity to fill the void. "You have businesses, you have industries, you have a county seat, a court house. As a business opp...

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    As Paul Donley and his team prepare to ship out the second edition of their new paper, he is reminded of how much he looked up to the "Carthage Press." "A daily paper, great operation, strong editing, strong writing," said Donley, Editor of the "Carthage Chronicle." He was shocked when the paper closed, but saw an opportunity to fill the void. "You have businesses, you have industries, you have a county seat, a court house. As a business opp...

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  • Joplin Police Department Rolls Out New Procedures and Pay

    Joplin Police Department Rolls Out New Procedures and Pay

    Monday, September 10 2018 5:44 PM EDT2018-09-10 21:44:29 GMT
    As Deborah Webre looks up at her granddaughter on the slide, she is reminded of how precious safety is to her and how vital the police are. "Security is very important, especially if you've got a little four-year-old running around, you know, and you wanna make sure there's someone that's gonna be available," said Webre, a Joplin resident. Webre appreciates the officers that keep her city safe, and she thinks that they should be paid more for what they do. "It'...More >>
    As Deborah Webre looks up at her granddaughter on the slide, she is reminded of how precious safety is to her and how vital the police are. "Security is very important, especially if you've got a little four-year-old running around, you know, and you wanna make sure there's someone that's gonna be available," said Webre, a Joplin resident. Webre appreciates the officers that keep her city safe, and she thinks that they should be paid more for what they do. "It'...More >>
  • September Raises Awareness for Pediatric Cancer

    Sunday, September 9 2018 6:56 PM EDT2018-09-09 22:56:38 GMT
    12-year-old Noah Burnison looks like any other normal boy, playing basketball with his younger siblings, but when he found out that he had cancer two years ago, it changed his life. "It's confusing at first, at least it was for me. I just wanted to know how it worked, what was happening, and how severe it was," said Burnison. After several tests, doctors finally diagnosed him with stage four Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma, a shock to his mother, Breana Clark. "...More >>
    12-year-old Noah Burnison looks like any other normal boy, playing basketball with his younger siblings, but when he found out that he had cancer two years ago, it changed his life. "It's confusing at first, at least it was for me. I just wanted to know how it worked, what was happening, and how severe it was," said Burnison. After several tests, doctors finally diagnosed him with stage four Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma, a shock to his mother, Breana Clark. "...More >>
  • Community Supports Ronald McDonald House

    Community Supports Ronald McDonald House

    Saturday, September 8 2018 4:19 PM EDT2018-09-08 20:19:38 GMT

    Racers take off down the course and the sight warms Executive Director Annette Thurston's heart because she knows that each runner represents help with funding for local families in need of a place to stay when a loved one is in the hospital.

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    Racers take off down the course and the sight warms Executive Director Annette Thurston's heart because she knows that each runner represents help with funding for local families in need of a place to stay when a loved one is in the hospital.

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  • Nike Ad Campaign Kicks Up Controversy

    Nike Ad Campaign Kicks Up Controversy

    Friday, September 7 2018 6:00 PM EDT2018-09-07 22:00:15 GMT
    For 39 years, Phil Minton, the President and CEO of the Jock's Nitch, has carried Nike in his store because it's always been a good seller. "Nike is a very popular brand. It brings people in our doors," said Minton. But with the company's newest advertising campaign, he's been seeing some customers purchasing other brands in retaliation. "People all were burning the shoes on TV, if you're not gonna wear the Nike shoe, you know, worldwide Adidas is one...More >>
    For 39 years, Phil Minton, the President and CEO of the Jock's Nitch, has carried Nike in his store because it's always been a good seller. "Nike is a very popular brand. It brings people in our doors," said Minton. But with the company's newest advertising campaign, he's been seeing some customers purchasing other brands in retaliation. "People all were burning the shoes on TV, if you're not gonna wear the Nike shoe, you know, worldwide Adidas is one...More >>
  • Head Start Centers Help Parents

    Head Start Centers Help Parents

    Thursday, September 6 2018 5:58 PM EDT2018-09-06 21:58:56 GMT

    When Tiffany Moore, a mother of two, decided she wanted to get her GED and go to college for nursing, she knew that finding child care would be difficult. "It's really hard because it's just really expensive for child care, to find child care. I couldn't find a babysitter I could trust," said Moore. But a friend told her about the Economic Security Corporation's head start program where she qualified for free child care. When she brought her girls to the North Mai...

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    When Tiffany Moore, a mother of two, decided she wanted to get her GED and go to college for nursing, she knew that finding child care would be difficult. "It's really hard because it's just really expensive for child care, to find child care. I couldn't find a babysitter I could trust," said Moore. But a friend told her about the Economic Security Corporation's head start program where she qualified for free child care. When she brought her girls to the North Mai...

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  • Labor Day Trivia Tests Locals

    Labor Day Trivia Tests Locals

    Monday, September 3 2018 6:17 PM EDT2018-09-03 22:17:57 GMT
    When you get a day off, you don't tend to ask questions, and maybe that's why few can answer this one: Do you know why we have Labor Day? "I honestly couldn't tell you, no," said Brandon Hall, a Carthage resident who came out to shop some Labor Day sales at Northpark Mall in Joplin. Brandon Hall works at the La-Z-Boy furniture factory in Neosho, and while he loves what he does, he also appreciates a day off. "It's a great place. I love working there. Sometimes ...More >>
    When you get a day off, you don't tend to ask questions, and maybe that's why few can answer this one: Do you know why we have Labor Day? "I honestly couldn't tell you, no," said Brandon Hall, a Carthage resident who came out to shop some Labor Day sales at Northpark Mall in Joplin. Brandon Hall works at the La-Z-Boy furniture factory in Neosho, and while he loves what he does, he also appreciates a day off. "It's a great place. I love working there. Sometimes ...More >>
  • Archers Come Together for Kansas Championship

    Archers Come Together for Kansas Championship

    Sunday, September 2 2018 5:20 PM EDT2018-09-02 21:20:57 GMT
    A solid shot by 14-year-old Mason Hare, one of several participants in the Kansas State Archery Championship where 10 groups are competing across 20 different targets. "I've been shooting really well so far. I've had like one time that I messed up, but other than that it's pretty good," said Hare. Hare has been shooting for the past six years and says that he first fell in love with the sport when he attended a Cub Scout camp. "It was pretty cool. I j...More >>
    A solid shot by 14-year-old Mason Hare, one of several participants in the Kansas State Archery Championship where 10 groups are competing across 20 different targets. "I've been shooting really well so far. I've had like one time that I messed up, but other than that it's pretty good," said Hare. Hare has been shooting for the past six years and says that he first fell in love with the sport when he attended a Cub Scout camp. "It was pretty cool. I j...More >>
  • Firefighters "Fill the Boot" for Annual Fundraiser

    Firefighters "Fill the Boot" for Annual Fundraiser

    Saturday, September 1 2018 6:39 PM EDT2018-09-01 22:39:41 GMT
    14-year-old MiKayla Berry, who has muscular dystrophy, knows every penny and every dollar can make a difference when you live with the side effects that come from the genetic disease. "My legs don't work like other kids so I'm slower. I can't run. And my hands, it's hard to write and all that stuff, but I get through it," said Berry. She looks forward to the "Fill the Boot" fundraiser each year because she knows the funds go towards finding a cure and su...More >>
    14-year-old MiKayla Berry, who has muscular dystrophy, knows every penny and every dollar can make a difference when you live with the side effects that come from the genetic disease. "My legs don't work like other kids so I'm slower. I can't run. And my hands, it's hard to write and all that stuff, but I get through it," said Berry. She looks forward to the "Fill the Boot" fundraiser each year because she knows the funds go towards finding a cure and su...More >>
  • Historical Group Helps Kids Cool Off

    Saturday, September 1 2018 5:54 PM EDT2018-09-01 21:54:03 GMT
    Residents in the Murphysburg district cool off with a sweet treat from the new group called Joplin Historical Neighborhoods. The group is restoring the historical Schifferdecker and Zellecken homes. People were invited to have a free snow cone and kids also got "hard" hats. Brad Belk, the Preservation Director for Joplin Historical Neighborhoods, says this is his way of thanking his neighbors for patience during the ongoing construction for the past several months.&...More >>
    Residents in the Murphysburg district cool off with a sweet treat from the new group called Joplin Historical Neighborhoods. The group is restoring the historical Schifferdecker and Zellecken homes. People were invited to have a free snow cone and kids also got "hard" hats. Brad Belk, the Preservation Director for Joplin Historical Neighborhoods, says this is his way of thanking his neighbors for patience during the ongoing construction for the past several months.&...More >>
  • Goodman Elementary Will Have Public FEMA Shelter

    Goodman Elementary Will Have Public FEMA Shelter

    Friday, August 31 2018 6:23 PM EDT2018-08-31 22:23:19 GMT
    Inside this truck lies the remnants of what was once an elementary school, all that's left after an EF2 tornado took what Keith Kohley calls the heart of the community. "It was like a gut-wrenching feeling because that is our life-line to the city is our school so it was a devastating sense to see that," stated Kohley, Assistant Emergency Manager for the City of Goodman. He remembers that day well, April 4, 2017, when he felt fear for the community he's loved being a p...More >>
    Inside this truck lies the remnants of what was once an elementary school, all that's left after an EF2 tornado took what Keith Kohley calls the heart of the community. "It was like a gut-wrenching feeling because that is our life-line to the city is our school so it was a devastating sense to see that," stated Kohley, Assistant Emergency Manager for the City of Goodman. He remembers that day well, April 4, 2017, when he felt fear for the community he's loved being a p...More >>
  • Missouri Meat Law Causes Some Beef

    Missouri Meat Law Causes Some Beef

    Thursday, August 30 2018 7:41 PM EDT2018-08-30 23:41:39 GMT
    Josh Garrett has been running an organic, non-GMO farm with his family in Carthage for about 2.5 years. "We do beef, pork, chicken, eggs, turkey seasonal," said Garrett with Garrett Farms. He tries to live off the land as much as possible. "I do not like going to the grocery store. We buy nothing from the grocery store and if we do, it's gonna be household stuff," said Garrett. But when Garrett learned of the new Missouri meat labeling law, he was in fa...More >>
    Josh Garrett has been running an organic, non-GMO farm with his family in Carthage for about 2.5 years. "We do beef, pork, chicken, eggs, turkey seasonal," said Garrett with Garrett Farms. He tries to live off the land as much as possible. "I do not like going to the grocery store. We buy nothing from the grocery store and if we do, it's gonna be household stuff," said Garrett. But when Garrett learned of the new Missouri meat labeling law, he was in fa...More >>
  • Route 66 Signs Attract Tourists to Local Diner

    Route 66 Signs Attract Tourists to Local Diner

    Monday, August 27 2018 5:55 PM EDT2018-08-27 21:55:49 GMT

    Wanda Baugh is the owner of "Pancake Hut," a small hometown cafe where customers are treated like family. "When they pull up we know where they're gonna sit and what they're gonna eat and it's just like having family come to sit at your table with you," said Baugh.

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    Wanda Baugh is the owner of "Pancake Hut," a small hometown cafe where customers are treated like family. "When they pull up we know where they're gonna sit and what they're gonna eat and it's just like having family come to sit at your table with you," said Baugh.

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  • Granby Teacher Wins Grand Prize

    Granby Teacher Wins Grand Prize

    Monday, August 27 2018 4:36 PM EDT2018-08-27 20:36:55 GMT

    Ann Hansen, a teacher in Granby, Missouri, has officially been announced the Grand Prize Winner of the Orkin Start with Science Innovation Challenge. She will receive an additional $5,000 to fund supplies for her classroom. Hansen was originally interviewed when she won $5,000 as a semi-finalist in the contest for her "Bugs, Biomimicry and Robots" project. 

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    Ann Hansen, a teacher in Granby, Missouri, has officially been announced the Grand Prize Winner of the Orkin Start with Science Innovation Challenge. She will receive an additional $5,000 to fund supplies for her classroom. Hansen was originally interviewed when she won $5,000 as a semi-finalist in the contest for her "Bugs, Biomimicry and Robots" project. 

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  • Pipe Bomb Shocks Gated Community

    Pipe Bomb Shocks Gated Community

    Sunday, August 26 2018 7:10 PM EDT2018-08-26 23:10:23 GMT

    It's just another day on "The Reserve at Grand Lake," a small housing complex where most neighbors know each other by name, but things took a dramatic turn Saturday afternoon. 

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    It's just another day on "The Reserve at Grand Lake," a small housing complex where most neighbors know each other by name, but things took a dramatic turn Saturday afternoon. 

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  • Annual "Walk to End Alzheimer's" Raises Awareness

    Annual "Walk to End Alzheimer's" Raises Awareness

    Saturday, August 25 2018 4:27 PM EDT2018-08-25 20:27:36 GMT

    As Becky Chadd writes down a message for the grandmother she lost to Alzheimer's, she remembers the love she had for the woman who was always there for her. "She was always happy and always giving and then when she got Alzheimer's she just wasn't that way anymore," said Chadd.

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    As Becky Chadd writes down a message for the grandmother she lost to Alzheimer's, she remembers the love she had for the woman who was always there for her. "She was always happy and always giving and then when she got Alzheimer's she just wasn't that way anymore," said Chadd.

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  • Minimum Wage Proposal Raises Mixed Feelings

    Minimum Wage Proposal Raises Mixed Feelings

    Friday, September 21 2018 3:28 PM EDT2018-09-21 19:28:32 GMT

    Mike Wiggins has owned Granny Shaffers on Rangeline for 25 years and he's seen a few minimum wage increases in his time there, but he's also seen a few cut backs he's had to make because of that. 

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    Mike Wiggins has owned Granny Shaffers on Rangeline for 25 years and he's seen a few minimum wage increases in his time there, but he's also seen a few cut backs he's had to make because of that. 

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  • Route Delays Concerns Parents

    Route Delays Concerns Parents

    Thursday, August 23 2018 8:19 PM EDT2018-08-24 00:19:05 GMT

    Neal Robbins is the father of a five year old boy who says his son is starting to dread riding the bus to school. "We're only like seven days into the school year and it's already turning into a problem where he doesn't wanna get on the bus," said Robbins.

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    Neal Robbins is the father of a five year old boy who says his son is starting to dread riding the bus to school. "We're only like seven days into the school year and it's already turning into a problem where he doesn't wanna get on the bus," said Robbins.

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  • Lack of Sirens in Pittsburg Raises Alarm

    Lack of Sirens in Pittsburg Raises Alarm

    Monday, August 20 2018 6:52 PM EDT2018-08-20 22:52:35 GMT

    Avery Chism is a student at PSU who grew up in Independence, Kansas, so she's familiar with severe weather. "It can be scary. You never know what's gonna happen, especially like after hearing stories from Joplin and around the area," said Chism. 

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    Avery Chism is a student at PSU who grew up in Independence, Kansas, so she's familiar with severe weather. "It can be scary. You never know what's gonna happen, especially like after hearing stories from Joplin and around the area," said Chism. 

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  • Cervical Cancer Survivor Shares Her Battle

    Cervical Cancer Survivor Shares Her Battle

    Sunday, August 19 2018 6:48 PM EDT2018-08-19 22:48:33 GMT

    Lucy Phillips never thought she would get cancer, and she never dreamed that it would come from HPV, but when she got the results back from a regular screening pap smear, her whole world changed.

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    Lucy Phillips never thought she would get cancer, and she never dreamed that it would come from HPV, but when she got the results back from a regular screening pap smear, her whole world changed.

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  • 2018 Green Coat Ceremony Held at MSSU

    2018 Green Coat Ceremony Held at MSSU

    Saturday, August 18 2018 6:57 PM EDT2018-08-18 22:57:55 GMT

    Returning students at MSSU are bringing the campus back to life as many move in and a select few join the ranks of the Yours-to-Lose program. 

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    Returning students at MSSU are bringing the campus back to life as many move in and a select few join the ranks of the Yours-to-Lose program. 

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  • Students Return to MSSU

    Students Return to MSSU

    Saturday, August 18 2018 6:47 PM EDT2018-08-18 22:47:32 GMT

    When Hannah Osborne, a nursing major, first moved four hours away from home to go away to college, she discovered it was hard. "I probably called my mom crying like everyday, my mom and my dad," she recalls.

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    When Hannah Osborne, a nursing major, first moved four hours away from home to go away to college, she discovered it was hard. "I probably called my mom crying like everyday, my mom and my dad," she recalls.

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  • Granby Teacher Wins Grant

    Granby Teacher Wins Grant

    Friday, August 17 2018 6:23 PM EDT2018-08-17 22:23:07 GMT

    Anne Hansen has been a teacher for 13 years working in a low income area, so she's gotten familiar with applying for grants to pay for classroom supplies.

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    Anne Hansen has been a teacher for 13 years working in a low income area, so she's gotten familiar with applying for grants to pay for classroom supplies.

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  • Scheduled Construction Raises Concern in Carl Junction

    Scheduled Construction Raises Concern in Carl Junction

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 7:28 PM EDT2018-08-14 23:28:10 GMT

    This construction work in Diamond is part of an estimated $8.3 million MODOT resurfacing project that includes areas throughout Joplin and Carl Junction.

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    This construction work in Diamond is part of an estimated $8.3 million MODOT resurfacing project that includes areas throughout Joplin and Carl Junction.

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  • Women Uncover Neglected Gravesite

    Women Uncover Neglected Gravesite

    Monday, August 13 2018 7:31 PM EDT2018-08-13 23:31:53 GMT

    Down a quiet dirt road in the small town of Mindenmines is the Sharp Cemetery. If you can't see it, you're not alone. "You wouldn't even know it was a cemetery, to be honest with you, because it's just pitiful," said Cynthia Best of Pittsburg.

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    Down a quiet dirt road in the small town of Mindenmines is the Sharp Cemetery. If you can't see it, you're not alone. "You wouldn't even know it was a cemetery, to be honest with you, because it's just pitiful," said Cynthia Best of Pittsburg.

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  • Theatre Camp Auditions Begin

    Theatre Camp Auditions Begin

    Sunday, August 12 2018 6:34 PM EDT2018-08-12 22:34:32 GMT

    Sage and Lexi Hill are siblings that decided to take on the Pittsburg High School's intensive acting workshop together and if you ask Lexi what she's looking forward to the most, it's making new memories with her big brother.

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    Sage and Lexi Hill are siblings that decided to take on the Pittsburg High School's intensive acting workshop together and if you ask Lexi what she's looking forward to the most, it's making new memories with her big brother.

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  • Veteran Celebrates 100th Birthday

    Veteran Celebrates 100th Birthday

    Saturday, August 11 2018 8:28 PM EDT2018-08-12 00:28:27 GMT

    Rodrick Peregoy has lived a long life and he's still going strong. "I either mow the yard or I'm working the garden or I do something around the house. I don't sit around. I try to keep active and that may be part of my longevity," said Peregoy.

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    Rodrick Peregoy has lived a long life and he's still going strong. "I either mow the yard or I'm working the garden or I do something around the house. I don't sit around. I try to keep active and that may be part of my longevity," said Peregoy.

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  • Shoal Creek Water Fest Educates Kids

    Shoal Creek Water Fest Educates Kids

    Saturday, August 11 2018 7:32 PM EDT2018-08-11 23:32:26 GMT

    People of all ages attended the 10th Annual Shoal Creek Water Festival. 

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    People of all ages attended the 10th Annual Shoal Creek Water Festival. 

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  • Chiropractic Office Urges Parents to Purchase Proper Backpack

    Chiropractic Office Urges Parents to Purchase Proper Backpack

    Friday, August 10 2018 6:57 PM EDT2018-08-10 22:57:41 GMT

    Erin Walkenshaw is a mother of three young girls. She knows that one of the biggest back to school items for her kids is their backpack, but she admits that she lets them have free reign when it comes to picking it out. 

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    Erin Walkenshaw is a mother of three young girls. She knows that one of the biggest back to school items for her kids is their backpack, but she admits that she lets them have free reign when it comes to picking it out. 

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  • Lion Cub Academy Offers Perk for Parents

    Lion Cub Academy Offers Perk for Parents

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 5:58 PM EDT2018-08-07 21:58:46 GMT

    Sherri Noller is a working mom at MSSU who takes pride in her job and her children, but she explains that juggling her career with her kids can be a challenge. 

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    Sherri Noller is a working mom at MSSU who takes pride in her job and her children, but she explains that juggling her career with her kids can be a challenge. 

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  • Newton County Prepares for Election Day

    Newton County Prepares for Election Day

    Monday, August 6 2018 6:50 PM EDT2018-08-06 22:50:57 GMT

    Tomorrow's elections means preparation today. The Newton County Clerk's office was busy sending out voting materials to their 23 precincts and we took a trip there to learn about the topics being discussed. 

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    Tomorrow's elections means preparation today. The Newton County Clerk's office was busy sending out voting materials to their 23 precincts and we took a trip there to learn about the topics being discussed. 

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  • Outdoor Worship Service Draws Crowd

    Outdoor Worship Service Draws Crowd

    Sunday, August 5 2018 4:18 PM EDT2018-08-05 20:18:33 GMT

    The Joplin community came together to worship in a church without walls as this year's Emancipation Park Days events draw to a close, and people like Ron Bonner say that it's a beautiful sight to see because of the fresh faces it leads in to faith. 

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    The Joplin community came together to worship in a church without walls as this year's Emancipation Park Days events draw to a close, and people like Ron Bonner say that it's a beautiful sight to see because of the fresh faces it leads in to faith. 

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  • Rummage Sale Helps Families In Need

    Rummage Sale Helps Families In Need

    Saturday, August 4 2018 5:18 PM EDT2018-08-04 21:18:32 GMT

    You never know what you'll find at a rummage sale, but this one was especially unique because it's helping people like AJ Soverns who is battling cancer.

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    You never know what you'll find at a rummage sale, but this one was especially unique because it's helping people like AJ Soverns who is battling cancer.

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  • NEWS YOU NEED TO KNOW 8-3

    NEWS YOU NEED TO KNOW 8-3

    Friday, August 3 2018 8:39 AM EDT2018-08-03 12:39:26 GMT

    The Joplin Chamber of Commerce holds a news conference yesterday to show their support for a city ballot initiative, plus all the news you need to know before you head out the door.

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    The Joplin Chamber of Commerce holds a news conference yesterday to show their support for a city ballot initiative, plus all the news you need to know before you head out the door.

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  • NEWS YOU NEED TO KNOW 8-2

    NEWS YOU NEED TO KNOW 8-2

    Thursday, August 2 2018 11:17 AM EDT2018-08-02 15:17:04 GMT

    A certificate of inspection for the duck boat that sank last month, plus all the news you need to know before you head out the door.

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    A certificate of inspection for the duck boat that sank last month, plus all the news you need to know before you head out the door.

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  • NEWS YOU NEED TO KNOW 7-30

    NEWS YOU NEED TO KNOW 7-30

    Monday, July 30 2018 8:52 AM EDT2018-07-30 12:52:36 GMT

    The Oklahoma Health Department has released new proposed rules for medical marijuana and more news you need to know before you head out the door.

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    The Oklahoma Health Department has released new proposed rules for medical marijuana and more news you need to know before you head out the door.

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  • Missouri Southern Choral Society Gets New Conductor

    Missouri Southern Choral Society Gets New Conductor

    Sunday, July 29 2018 7:45 PM EDT2018-07-29 23:45:33 GMT

    The Missouri Southern State University Choral Society performed their annual patriotic concert at Saint Paul's United Methodist Church. 

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    The Missouri Southern State University Choral Society performed their annual patriotic concert at Saint Paul's United Methodist Church. 

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  • Congregation Comes Together to Assemble Organ

    Congregation Comes Together to Assemble Organ

    Sunday, July 29 2018 6:59 PM EDT2018-07-29 22:59:46 GMT

    Susan Marchant grew up with a love of music, taking keyboard lessons when she was just four and a half years old, but it was her father who encouraged her to learn to play the organ. 

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    Susan Marchant grew up with a love of music, taking keyboard lessons when she was just four and a half years old, but it was her father who encouraged her to learn to play the organ. 

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  • Fish Hatchery Makes Needed Repairs

    Fish Hatchery Makes Needed Repairs

    Saturday, July 28 2018 6:43 PM EDT2018-07-28 22:43:14 GMT

    Mason Casey grew up in Neosho and lives close to the Neosho National Fish Hatchery, so close, in fact, that you can often find him walking through the trails and enjoying the fish that he remembers feeding on school field trips.

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    Mason Casey grew up in Neosho and lives close to the Neosho National Fish Hatchery, so close, in fact, that you can often find him walking through the trails and enjoying the fish that he remembers feeding on school field trips.

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  • NEWS YOU NEED TO KNOW 7-27

    NEWS YOU NEED TO KNOW 7-27

    Friday, July 27 2018 8:31 AM EDT2018-07-27 12:31:24 GMT

    Officers and first responders from across the region joined their fellow officers, as well as the friends and family of officer David Brewer, and his wife Stacey, as they paid their final respects plus all the news you need to know before you head out the door.

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    Officers and first responders from across the region joined their fellow officers, as well as the friends and family of officer David Brewer, and his wife Stacey, as they paid their final respects plus all the news you need to know before you head out the door.

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  • NEWS YOU NEED TO KNOW 7-26

    NEWS YOU NEED TO KNOW 7-26

    Thursday, July 26 2018 8:44 AM EDT2018-07-26 12:44:58 GMT

    A former pharmacist at Carl Junction's Bruner Pharmacy strikes a plea deal in a health care fraud case, plus all the news you need to know before you head out the door.

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    A former pharmacist at Carl Junction's Bruner Pharmacy strikes a plea deal in a health care fraud case, plus all the news you need to know before you head out the door.

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  • NEWS TO KNOW 7-23

    NEWS TO KNOW 7-23

    Monday, July 23 2018 1:46 PM EDT2018-07-23 17:46:24 GMT

    The latest on the duck boat investigation, plus all the news you need to know before you head out the door.

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    The latest on the duck boat investigation, plus all the news you need to know before you head out the door.

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  • Garlic Growers Needed For Survey

    Garlic Growers Needed For Survey

    Sunday, July 22 2018 5:37 PM EDT2018-07-22 21:37:07 GMT

    Garlic might not be the most glamorous item at the farmers market, but its considered a high value crop. 

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    Garlic might not be the most glamorous item at the farmers market, but its considered a high value crop. 

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  • Funeral Arrangements for Lives Lost In Motorcycle Accident

    Funeral Arrangements for Lives Lost In Motorcycle Accident

    Tuesday, July 24 2018 2:40 PM EDT2018-07-24 18:40:40 GMT

    A crowd of friends and strangers gather around the family of the Brewers-- because as Michael Mort says, he didn't have to know David to show that he cares. 

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    A crowd of friends and strangers gather around the family of the Brewers-- because as Michael Mort says, he didn't have to know David to show that he cares. 

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  • Motorcycle Safety Tips Shared

    Motorcycle Safety Tips Shared

    Saturday, July 21 2018 6:06 PM EDT2018-07-21 22:06:21 GMT

    Those at Hideout Harley Davidson were already conducting safety training today. 

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    Those at Hideout Harley Davidson were already conducting safety training today. 

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  • Four State Farm Show Attracts New Vendors

    Four State Farm Show Attracts New Vendors

    Friday, July 20 2018 6:50 PM EDT2018-07-20 22:50:43 GMT

    Anthony Coblentz has attended the Four State Farm Show since he was a little boy. 

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    Anthony Coblentz has attended the Four State Farm Show since he was a little boy. 

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  • Local Use Tax On August Ballot

    Local Use Tax On August Ballot

    Monday, July 16 2018 7:08 PM EDT2018-07-16 23:08:12 GMT

    Erik Bartlett, who owns his own business, explains why he is in favor of the local use tax.

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    Erik Bartlett, who owns his own business, explains why he is in favor of the local use tax.

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  • Food Pantry In Need

    Food Pantry In Need

    Sunday, July 15 2018 7:36 PM EDT2018-07-15 23:36:32 GMT

    It might look like just a small box, but members of Unity Church, like Ann Leach who has actively attended more than 30 years, sees it as much more than that.

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    It might look like just a small box, but members of Unity Church, like Ann Leach who has actively attended more than 30 years, sees it as much more than that.

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  • Tacos Raise Funds for Youth

    Tacos Raise Funds for Youth

    Sunday, July 15 2018 7:23 PM EDT2018-07-15 23:23:27 GMT

    At the Unity Church of Joplin, kids got together to feed their hungry congregation for a good cause.

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    At the Unity Church of Joplin, kids got together to feed their hungry congregation for a good cause.

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  • Fans of "Hamilton" Get Together

    Fans of "Hamilton" Get Together

    Saturday, July 14 2018 7:58 PM EDT2018-07-14 23:58:48 GMT

    Kids at the Joplin Public Library went back in time with a fandom fest dedicated to Hamilton, the musical. 

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    Kids at the Joplin Public Library went back in time with a fandom fest dedicated to Hamilton, the musical. 

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  • 75th Carver Day Brings in Big Crowd

    75th Carver Day Brings in Big Crowd

    Saturday, July 14 2018 5:47 PM EDT2018-07-14 21:47:23 GMT

    George Washington Carver National Park is celebrating 75 years with its annual Carver Day.

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    George Washington Carver National Park is celebrating 75 years with its annual Carver Day.

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  • Safety Fair Keeps Kids Cruising

    Safety Fair Keeps Kids Cruising

    Saturday, July 14 2018 5:19 PM EDT2018-07-14 21:19:29 GMT

    The second annual youth safety fair in Webb City gave kids a chance to meet emergency personnel and score some free bikes.

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    The second annual youth safety fair in Webb City gave kids a chance to meet emergency personnel and score some free bikes.

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  • Youth Program Wanted in Neosho

    Youth Program Wanted in Neosho

    Friday, July 13 2018 6:13 PM EDT2018-07-13 22:13:22 GMT

    Calls for a Boys & Girls Club in Neosho are gaining momentum. An advisory board plans to go before city council next Tuesday to talk about getting this idea off the ground.

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    Calls for a Boys & Girls Club in Neosho are gaining momentum. An advisory board plans to go before city council next Tuesday to talk about getting this idea off the ground.

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  • Drone Helps Highway Patrol

    Drone Helps Highway Patrol

    Monday, July 9 2018 6:07 PM EDT2018-07-09 22:07:35 GMT

    Trooper Dan Yingling has been with the Missouri State Highway Patrol for seven years now and he's excited about the new addition of a drone to their crash team. 

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    Trooper Dan Yingling has been with the Missouri State Highway Patrol for seven years now and he's excited about the new addition of a drone to their crash team. 

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  • Family "Fights Fire with Fire"

    Family "Fights Fire with Fire"

    Sunday, July 8 2018 9:30 PM EDT2018-07-09 01:30:33 GMT

    HyAzia Johnson still remembers the day she pulled into her driveway to see her home in blazes.

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    HyAzia Johnson still remembers the day she pulled into her driveway to see her home in blazes.

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  • Couple Celebrates 40 Years of Marriage

    Couple Celebrates 40 Years of Marriage

    Sunday, July 8 2018 9:14 PM EDT2018-07-09 01:14:31 GMT

    A couple celebrates 40 years of marriage with a special message to the Central Christian Center congregation where they tied the knot all those years ago. 

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    A couple celebrates 40 years of marriage with a special message to the Central Christian Center congregation where they tied the knot all those years ago. 

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  • Car Wash Brings in Cash for Kids

    Car Wash Brings in Cash for Kids

    Saturday, July 7 2018 4:13 PM EDT2018-07-07 20:13:58 GMT

    Twelve-year-old Elisia Spiring  is working side by side with friends she's made at the Neighborhood Life House, which provides Christ-centered after school activities for children in kindergarten through eighth grade.

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    Twelve-year-old Elisia Spiring  is working side by side with friends she's made at the Neighborhood Life House, which provides Christ-centered after school activities for children in kindergarten through eighth grade.

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  • Historic Home Restoration Continues

    Historic Home Restoration Continues

    Friday, July 6 2018 7:09 PM EDT2018-07-06 23:09:48 GMT

    Kimberly Spillers has lived in the oldest house of the Historic Murphysburg District of Joplin since 1997 when she purchased the property from her grandmother who lived there before her in 1965.

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    Kimberly Spillers has lived in the oldest house of the Historic Murphysburg District of Joplin since 1997 when she purchased the property from her grandmother who lived there before her in 1965.

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  • Fireworks Return to Lion Country

    Fireworks Return to Lion Country

    Monday, July 2 2018 6:48 PM EDT2018-07-02 22:48:32 GMT

    An Independence Day celebration is getting back to its roots in lion country after two decades thanks to the approval of a plan by the university's Board of Governors.

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    An Independence Day celebration is getting back to its roots in lion country after two decades thanks to the approval of a plan by the university's Board of Governors.

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  • Hope City Church Feeds the Hungry

    Hope City Church Feeds the Hungry

    Sunday, July 1 2018 4:40 PM EDT2018-07-01 20:40:48 GMT

    Nikki Webster lives in Kansas, but she calls Hope City her home away from home. 

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    Nikki Webster lives in Kansas, but she calls Hope City her home away from home. 

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  • Car Raffle Takes Place for the Joplin Outlaws

    Car Raffle Takes Place for the Joplin Outlaws

    Saturday, June 30 2018 10:25 PM EDT2018-07-01 02:25:28 GMT

    The collegiate baseball team, the Joplin Outlaws will be giving away a car at their game today. 

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    The collegiate baseball team, the Joplin Outlaws will be giving away a car at their game today. 

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  • Neosho Celebrates with Annual Air Show

    Neosho Celebrates with Annual Air Show

    Saturday, June 30 2018 10:13 PM EDT2018-07-01 02:13:08 GMT

    An annual air show at the Neosho airport celebrates veterans and active service members, including EMS, fire and police. 

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    An annual air show at the Neosho airport celebrates veterans and active service members, including EMS, fire and police. 

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  • Hickory Creek Project Moves Forward

    Hickory Creek Project Moves Forward

    Wednesday, June 27 2018 5:11 PM EDT2018-06-27 21:11:06 GMT

    Neosho City Council recently approved a $30,000 project designed to build up a portion of the banks of Hickory Creek in order to protect the walking trails that run alongside the area.

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    Neosho City Council recently approved a $30,000 project designed to build up a portion of the banks of Hickory Creek in order to protect the walking trails that run alongside the area.

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  • Laura Ingalls Wilder's Name Removed From Award

    Laura Ingalls Wilder's Name Removed From Award

    Tuesday, June 26 2018 6:56 PM EDT2018-06-26 22:56:46 GMT

    The board of the Association for Library Services recently voted to change the name of the "Laura Ingalls Wilder Award" to the "Children's Literature Legacy Award" after deciding that some content relating to Native and African Americans was stereotypical in nature.

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    The board of the Association for Library Services recently voted to change the name of the "Laura Ingalls Wilder Award" to the "Children's Literature Legacy Award" after deciding that some content relating to Native and African Americans was stereotypical in nature.

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  • Humane Society Asks for Foster Homes

    Humane Society Asks for Foster Homes

    Monday, June 25 2018 8:11 PM EDT2018-06-26 00:11:56 GMT

    When Tasha May heard about the need for foster homes for animals at the Joplin Humane Society, she knew she wanted to help. "It's so sad seeing all the cats and dogs and everything come up here with no homes" said May. And the shelter needs as much help as they can get with over 300 animals pushing them to their limits.

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    When Tasha May heard about the need for foster homes for animals at the Joplin Humane Society, she knew she wanted to help. "It's so sad seeing all the cats and dogs and everything come up here with no homes" said May. And the shelter needs as much help as they can get with over 300 animals pushing them to their limits.

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  • Turquoise Tables Brings Neighbors Together

    Turquoise Tables Brings Neighbors Together

    Sunday, June 24 2018 8:43 PM EDT2018-06-25 00:43:28 GMT

    Even on a rainy day, you might be able to catch a pop of color on some streets in Joplin thanks to a group known as Turquoise Tables. Ann leach, who was inspired by the book "The Turquoise Table,"  by Kristin Schell, explains.  "It is an outreach program to help strengthen our neighborhoods and promote communication and connection with our neighbors," explains Leach.

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    Even on a rainy day, you might be able to catch a pop of color on some streets in Joplin thanks to a group known as Turquoise Tables. Ann leach, who was inspired by the book "The Turquoise Table,"  by Kristin Schell, explains.  "It is an outreach program to help strengthen our neighborhoods and promote communication and connection with our neighbors," explains Leach.

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  • Fundraiser Gives Boost to Family in Need

    Fundraiser Gives Boost to Family in Need

    Saturday, June 23 2018 8:48 PM EDT2018-06-24 00:48:45 GMT

    Seven-year-old Zaden seems like any other kid, but when he was diagnosed with type one diabetes, it changed his family forever. 

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    Seven-year-old Zaden seems like any other kid, but when he was diagnosed with type one diabetes, it changed his family forever. 

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  • "Moral Outcry" Raises Voice Against Abortion

    "Moral Outcry" Raises Voice Against Abortion

    Saturday, June 23 2018 8:27 PM EDT2018-06-24 00:27:16 GMT

    The Moral Outcry, a group dedicated to doing away with abortion, brings a national petition to Joplin's Victory Ministry and Sports Complex. 

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    The Moral Outcry, a group dedicated to doing away with abortion, brings a national petition to Joplin's Victory Ministry and Sports Complex. 

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  • Blackberry Farm Closes Doors for the Season

    Blackberry Farm Closes Doors for the Season

    Friday, June 22 2018 6:51 PM EDT2018-06-22 22:51:18 GMT

    Nancy Rowse is a retired teacher who always knew that her bucket list would be full of something sweet. "I picked blackberries as a little girl and I've just always loved blackberries, but you know how the biggest one is all the way back behind all the stickers...well these are thornless," she stated. But this year, the blackberry bushes are not only thornless, they're lacking berries.

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    Nancy Rowse is a retired teacher who always knew that her bucket list would be full of something sweet. "I picked blackberries as a little girl and I've just always loved blackberries, but you know how the biggest one is all the way back behind all the stickers...well these are thornless," she stated. But this year, the blackberry bushes are not only thornless, they're lacking berries.

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  • Safety Advocates Remind Parents To 'Look Before You Lock'

    Safety Advocates Remind Parents To 'Look Before You Lock'

    Thursday, June 21 2018 5:27 PM EDT2018-06-21 21:27:39 GMT

    Today is the first day of summer (June 21). Child safety organization, KidsAndCars.org, says there have already been 16 confirmed child vehicular heatstroke deaths this year in the United States.  Every year on average, 37 children die in hot cars in our country. Last year, 43 young children died. 

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    Today is the first day of summer (June 21). Child safety organization, KidsAndCars.org, says there have already been 16 confirmed child vehicular heatstroke deaths this year in the United States.  Every year on average, 37 children die in hot cars in our country. Last year, 43 young children died. 

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  • Voting Change for Kansas

    Voting Change for Kansas

    Thursday, June 21 2018 4:56 PM EDT2018-06-21 20:56:14 GMT

    A federal judge's recent ruling on the Kansas Proof of Citizenship law means that voters will no longer be required to provide proof of citizenship documentation before they are allowed to register to vote. 

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    A federal judge's recent ruling on the Kansas Proof of Citizenship law means that voters will no longer be required to provide proof of citizenship documentation before they are allowed to register to vote. 

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  • Seneca Fishing Club Lands Success

    Seneca Fishing Club Lands Success

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 7:40 PM EDT2018-06-20 23:40:34 GMT

    Seventeen-year-old Jordan Lowry has been fishing since he was big enough to hold a pole and that's why it was no surprise that he and his brother started a club for their favorite activity about two years ago. 

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    Seventeen-year-old Jordan Lowry has been fishing since he was big enough to hold a pole and that's why it was no surprise that he and his brother started a club for their favorite activity about two years ago. 

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  • Christian Band Makes Surprise Visit to Big Vision Day

    Thursday, June 14 2018 7:03 PM EDT2018-06-14 23:03:14 GMT

    The city of Neosho got a surprise visit from a popular band during an event put on by an organization known as Higher Vision. We heard from the group who found their vision and made it to the top twenty of the billboard's national christian charts in January.

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    The city of Neosho got a surprise visit from a popular band during an event put on by an organization known as Higher Vision. We heard from the group who found their vision and made it to the top twenty of the billboard's national christian charts in January.

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  • Melanoma is Most Common Cancer for Women Ages 25-29

    Melanoma is Most Common Cancer for Women Ages 25-29

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 7:14 PM EDT2018-06-13 23:14:09 GMT

    A report shows that women in their twenties could be at a higher risk for melanoma. 

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    A report shows that women in their twenties could be at a higher risk for melanoma. 

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  • Stray Cats Fill Local Animal Shelter

    Stray Cats Fill Local Animal Shelter

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 6:58 PM EDT2018-06-12 22:58:07 GMT

    In Joplin, over 1,000 cats were impounded by animal control last year. Many of the felines end up at the local animal shelter. Lysa Boston of the Joplin Humane Society says that a city-wide, trap-neuter-release program could be the solution.

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    In Joplin, over 1,000 cats were impounded by animal control last year. Many of the felines end up at the local animal shelter. Lysa Boston of the Joplin Humane Society says that a city-wide, trap-neuter-release program could be the solution.

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  • Friends and Family Share Memories of Man Lost in Fatal Shooting

    Friends and Family Share Memories of Man Lost in Fatal Shooting

    Monday, June 11 2018 8:07 PM EDT2018-06-12 00:07:43 GMT
    Photo Courtesy of Amanda NicholePhoto Courtesy of Amanda Nichole
    Photo Courtesy of Amanda NicholePhoto Courtesy of Amanda Nichole

    Before David Reynolds was the victim of a tragic shooting that resulted in his death, he was a husband, father and friend. And that's how the people who love him want him to be remembered. 

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    Before David Reynolds was the victim of a tragic shooting that resulted in his death, he was a husband, father and friend. And that's how the people who love him want him to be remembered. 

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  • Dogs with Maggots Turned Over to Humane Society

    Dogs with Maggots Turned Over to Humane Society

    Friday, June 8 2018 7:51 PM EDT2018-06-08 23:51:16 GMT

    Two dogs from different locations were turned into the Joplin Humane Society suffering from the same signs of neglect.

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    Two dogs from different locations were turned into the Joplin Humane Society suffering from the same signs of neglect.

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  • Thief Caught on Camera

    Thief Caught on Camera

    Friday, June 1 2018 1:18 PM EDT2018-06-01 17:18:10 GMT

    A Joplin man says thieves stole items worth more than a thousand dollars from his vehicle and he has the video to prove it.

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    A Joplin man says thieves stole items worth more than a thousand dollars from his vehicle and he has the video to prove it.

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  • Hot Car Safety Tips Shared

    Hot Car Safety Tips Shared

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 5:08 PM EDT2018-07-17 21:08:07 GMT

    It's estimated that a vehicle can reach temperatures of up to 130-degrees in just 10-minutes. According to the website, NoHeatStroke.org., 749 children have died since 1998 due to being left in hot vehicles.

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    It's estimated that a vehicle can reach temperatures of up to 130-degrees in just 10-minutes. According to the website, NoHeatStroke.org., 749 children have died since 1998 due to being left in hot vehicles.

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  • Summer Reading Program kicks off in Seneca

    Summer Reading Program kicks off in Seneca

    Tuesday, May 29 2018 7:46 PM EDT2018-05-29 23:46:17 GMT

    Summer means that school is out, but concern over students losing skills gained over the course of the year has libraries across Missouri working to keep students' skills sharp with summer reading programs under the theme "libraries rock".

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    Summer means that school is out, but concern over students losing skills gained over the course of the year has libraries across Missouri working to keep students' skills sharp with summer reading programs under the theme "libraries rock".

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  • Hospitals Team Up for Expanded Service in SEKS

    Hospitals Team Up for Expanded Service in SEKS

    Thursday, October 18 2018 6:55 PM EDT2018-10-18 22:55:41 GMT

    Freeman Health System and Labette Health announced a formal collaboration Thursday that offers  security to the rural hospital and more services to patients currently forced to travel across the state line. 

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    Freeman Health System and Labette Health announced a formal collaboration Thursday that offers  security to the rural hospital and more services to patients currently forced to travel across the state line. 

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  • Galena Looks for District Title, Perfect Regular Season

    Galena Looks for District Title, Perfect Regular Season

    Thursday, October 18 2018 6:09 PM EDT2018-10-18 22:09:40 GMT

    The Bulldogs (7-0) will be on the road against Parsons (6-1) trying to earn the 3A District 1 title and finish off their 2nd straight undefeated regular season.

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    The Bulldogs (7-0) will be on the road against Parsons (6-1) trying to earn the 3A District 1 title and finish off their 2nd straight undefeated regular season.

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  • Break-In Attempted with Sword, 2 Charged

    Break-In Attempted with Sword, 2 Charged

    Thursday, October 18 2018 4:52 PM EDT2018-10-18 20:52:32 GMT
    Surveillance video of attempted break-in at Scammon Express Convenience Store, Oct. 2018Surveillance video of attempted break-in at Scammon Express Convenience Store, Oct. 2018

    Two people are arrested and charged after a failed burglary attempt at Scammon Express Convenience Store. The Cherokee County, Kansas Sheriff's Office says the crime happened around 4:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 13th, 2018. Deputies responded to a commercial alarm at the business. Authorities say surveillance video showed two suspects walking up to the door with bandanas over their faces. One of the suspects attempted to smash the glass doors with what appears to be a homemad...

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    Two people are arrested and charged after a failed burglary attempt at Scammon Express Convenience Store. The Cherokee County, Kansas Sheriff's Office says the crime happened around 4:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 13th, 2018. Deputies responded to a commercial alarm at the business. Authorities say surveillance video showed two suspects walking up to the door with bandanas over their faces. One of the suspects attempted to smash the glass doors with what appears to be a homemad...

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