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Joplin Police need your help finding this man

IDENTIFICATION REQUEST: The Joplin Police Department have issued a public assistance request. JPD needs help in identifying a person of interest involved with an investigation they are conducting. JPD posted a video captured from what appears to be a ring-style camera on someone’s property. The suspect is wearing a bright...
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Joplin isn’t often a stop for lunch for country music celebs

JOPLIN, Mo. — There was a celebrity sighting Tuesday in Joplin. Award-winning country music star and American Idol judge Luke Bryan stopped to eat at Blackstone Gastropub on East Broadway. He and some friends were on a fishing trip in Kansas and had to stop in Joplin because they had helicopter issues.

House fire claims life of Joplin man

A house fire in Joplin early Monday morning has claimed the life of a 71-year-old man. Read the full press release from the city of Joplin below:. On Monday, June 27, at 3:16 AM, Joplin 911 received a report of a structure fire in a residence located at 819 W. ‘A’ Street. The caller reported seeing flames in the residence and also that one occupant was unable to get out of the house.

House fire proves fatal for Joplin resident

JOPLIN, Mo. — The early morning hours of Monday about 3:15 a.m. reports of a structure fire at 819 West A Street alerted Joplin Dispatch. Joplin Fire state in a release of information, “The caller reported seeing flames in the residence and also that one occupant was unable to get out of the house.” First arrival observed a two-story residential...

Carthage Red, White & Boom 4th of July Celebration has something for everyone

CARTHAGE, Mo. — It is the 4th of July on Monday and Carthage has a full day planned for everyone. The Carthage Chamber of Commerce along with the Carthage Parks & Recreation Department and the City of Carthage, invite you to celebrate your Independence Day at the Red, White & Boom 4th of July Celebration at the Carthage Municipal Park.

Noel man killed after being hit by train Tuesday night

A 26-year-old man from Noel, Missouri, was killed after authorities say he was hit by a train Tuesday night. The Noel Marshal’s Office says Ali Abdille was walking along the train tracks in the 600 block of Johnson Drive, or near the Noel Housing Authority, when he was reportedly hit by the train.

Man fatally struck by train in Noel, Mo.

NOEL, Mo. — Sgt Travis Sheppard of the Noel Marshal’s office tells us details of a pedestrian death Tuesday evening near the 600 block of Johnson Drive. “At 2054 hours Noel Marshals office, Noel Fire Dept and Freeman Ambulance were dispatched to a train vs pedestrian incident on the tracks in the city limits of Noel. First unit on scene...

La-Z-Boy celebrates expansion of new distribution center

NEOSHO, Mo. — La-Z-Boy celebrated the expansion of their new distribution center. The furniture manufacturer held a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Neosho, Missouri to commemorate an expansion project. The president and CEO appreciates Neosho’s involvement in the process. COPYRIGHT 2022 BY KOAM NEWS NOW. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. THIS MATERIAL...

Seneca Man Arrested on Outstanding Warrant in Nodaway County Tuesday

Tuesday, a Seneca man was arrested in Nodaway County on an outstanding warrant. Just before 9 A.M. the Missouri State Highway Patrol arrested 23-year-old Johnathan Perez Colchado on an outstanding Polk County misdemeanor warrant for an original charge of failure to display plates. The driver was also cited for speeding...

Beaver Lake population increase could cause tax increases in the area

ROGERS, Ark. — With the growing number of people who live near Beaver Lake, the Beaver Lake Fire Department is responding to more calls than ever. Because of that, they are wanting to become a fire protection district which would change their funding structure and provide sustainable funding in the most equal way possible.

Another new mural comes to Neosho

NEOSHO, Mo. — There is another mural in Neosho and today it was officially dedicated. The idea for this piece of work first began in March after the deadly shootings in Joplin claimed the lives of Corporal Ben Cooper and Officer Jake Reed. Along with them, the mural honors...