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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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  • Humboldt Police Chief Fired

    Humboldt Police Chief Fired

    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:05 PM EDT2018-08-17 02:05:27 GMT

    The city of Humboldt, Kansas  is searching for a new police chief after firing its current one.

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    The city of Humboldt, Kansas  is searching for a new police chief after firing its current one.

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  • Galena Aims to Repeat as CNC Champion

    Galena Aims to Repeat as CNC Champion

    Thursday, August 16 2018 6:58 PM EDT2018-08-16 22:58:41 GMT

    The Bulldogs finished last season 11-1 overall, winning the CNC title and making the state quarterfinals.

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    The Bulldogs finished last season 11-1 overall, winning the CNC title and making the state quarterfinals.

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  • Missing Person: Joplin Police Ask for Public's Help

    Missing Person: Joplin Police Ask for Public's Help

    Thursday, August 16 2018 2:08 PM EDT2018-08-16 18:08:25 GMT
    Missing: Sarah Burton of Joplin, MOMissing: Sarah Burton of Joplin, MO
    Missing: Sarah Burton of Joplin, MOMissing: Sarah Burton of Joplin, MO
    The Joplin Police Department asks for the public's help in finding 28-year-old Sarah E. Burton of Joplin. She was last seen walking in the area of 10th and Rex on July 16th, 2018 and reported missing to JPD on July 20th, 2018. Burton is described as 5"07, 160 pounds, brown hair and blue eyes. Detectives have interviewed several people and followed up on leads in Joplin, Jasper County, Newton County, Oklahoma and Kansas in this case. Authorities say there are no known v...More >>
    The Joplin Police Department asks for the public's help in finding 28-year-old Sarah E. Burton of Joplin. She was last seen walking in the area of 10th and Rex on July 16th, 2018 and reported missing to JPD on July 20th, 2018. Burton is described as 5"07, 160 pounds, brown hair and blue eyes. Detectives have interviewed several people and followed up on leads in Joplin, Jasper County, Newton County, Oklahoma and Kansas in this case. Authorities say there are no known v...More >>
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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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