Quantcast

Local Donations Sought for Operation Christmas Child - KOAM TV 7

Local Donations Sought for Operation Christmas Child

Updated:

    A campaign to brighten Christmas for children around the world is looking for donations in the Joplin area.
    It's called "Operation Christmas Child".  The Samaritan's Purse Project has set up drop-off locations at a number of sites -- including Forest Park Baptist Church at 725 S Highview Avenue.
    Organizers are asking for shoebox gifts -- filled with toys, school supplies, hygiene items and more for kids in need.
    Volunteers on the Joplin area team hope to collect more than 16,489 shoebox gifts during the week toward the 2017 global goal of reaching 12 million children.
 

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Fish Hatchery Upgrade in Neosho

    Fish Hatchery Upgrade in Neosho

    Friday, November 17 2017 11:04 PM EST2017-11-18 04:04:08 GMT

    The pond construction project at the Neosho National Fish Hatchery is scheduled to wrap up before Thanksgiving. And according to the hatchery's manager, it's been a long time coming! 

    More >>

    The pond construction project at the Neosho National Fish Hatchery is scheduled to wrap up before Thanksgiving. And according to the hatchery's manager, it's been a long time coming! 

    More >>
  • Wyandotte Tribal and Municipal Police Run Their First Ever "Turkey Stop"

    Wyandotte Tribal and Municipal Police Run Their First Ever "Turkey Stop"

    Friday, November 17 2017 8:38 PM EST2017-11-18 01:38:32 GMT

    When you see a cop car with it's sirens running behind you, it usually makes a driver feel pretty nervous. Just like Brittni.  "I was so nervous, I didn't know what I did wrong. I was just driving around, trying to get the baby to sleep..and I was like oh no!" says Brittni Arnold. "I thought I did something wrong, haha" says Mary Roberts. "I thought i was going to get a ticket or something, not a turkey" says M...

    More >>

    When you see a cop car with it's sirens running behind you, it usually makes a driver feel pretty nervous. Just like Brittni.  "I was so nervous, I didn't know what I did wrong. I was just driving around, trying to get the baby to sleep..and I was like oh no!" says Brittni Arnold. "I thought I did something wrong, haha" says Mary Roberts. "I thought i was going to get a ticket or something, not a turkey" says M...

    More >>
  • Suspect Back in Jail After "Daring" Walk Out of Hospital

    Suspect Back in Jail After "Daring" Walk Out of Hospital

    Friday, November 17 2017 6:53 PM EST2017-11-17 23:53:42 GMT

    Deputies did not expect Dacoda Johnson to defy the odds.

    More >>

    Deputies did not expect Dacoda Johnson to defy the odds.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly

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

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