Letha Jo Peterson – KOAM

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July 8, 1967 – November 18, 2020 November 23, 2020 7:51 AM Derfelt Funeral Home Posted: November 23, 2020 7:51 AM Baxter Springs, KS: Letha Jo Peterson, age 53 of Baxter Springs passed away at her home on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 following an illness. Letha was born in Parsons, […]

News to Know (11/23/20) – KOAM

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The news you need to know before you head out the door November 23, 2020 6:43 AM Tawnya Bach Posted: November 23, 2020 6:43 AM CAMBRIDGE, U.K. – Another vaccine developer is reporting promising results in late stage trials. Astra-Zeneca announced early Monday morning that its covid-19 vaccine is around […]

Dense Fog Advisory for Monday Morning

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Expires at 9 a.m. November 23, 2020 5:52 AM Michael Hayslip Posted: November 23, 2020 5:52 AM Areas Of Dense Fog Have Developed Across The Ozark Plateau With Visibility Reducing Below One-Quarter Mile At Times. Patchy Freezing Fog Will Be Likely Wherever Temperatures Fall Below Freezing For Consecutive Hours.Slow Down, […]

Some systems on the way this week

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At least we can keep quiet and dry for Thanksgiving November 23, 2020 2:51 AM Nick Kelly Posted: November 23, 2020 2:51 AM We’re starting the rest of the week of Thanksgiving with areas of fog and returning clouds for Monday morning. While most of us will stay dry on […]

Tropical Update – November 22, 2020

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A few areas to watch to start the week November 23, 2020 2:58 AM Nick Kelly Posted: November 23, 2020 2:58 AM Our latest look at the Tropics shows no active systems in either the Eastern Pacific or the Atlantic Basin. That being said, we have two areas we’re watching […]

News to Know (11/19/20) – KOAM

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The news you need to know before you head out the door November 19, 2020 7:03 AM Tawnya Bach Posted: November 19, 2020 7:03 AM Updated: November 19, 2020 7:04 AM WASHINGTON, D.C. – More than a quarter million Americans have died from the coronavirus. The death toll, according to […]

Helping Shop with a Cop in Joplin

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November 21, 2020 9:55 PM Mike Mahoney Posted: November 21, 2020 9:55 PM JOPLIN, Mo. – With Christmas fast approaching, giving and goodwill are on the minds of many 4-Staters. On Saturday, a couple in Joplin decided to host a silent auction to help raise funds for Joplin’s Shop with […]

Pitt State women drop season opener to UCO, 80-50

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Gorillas shot 23.5% from the floor in only regular-season meeting with Bronchos November 21, 2020 11:00 PM Andi Sioteco Posted: November 21, 2020 11:00 PM FULL RELEASE FROM PITTSBURG STATE ATHLETICS: EDMOND, Okla. — The Pittsburg State University women’s basketball team was outscored 27-10 in the pivotal third quarter as […]

Tropical Update – November 21, 2020

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Fairly quiet look at the Tropics November 22, 2020 2:23 AM Nick Kelly Posted: November 22, 2020 2:23 AM Our look at the Tropics on this November 21st isn’t showing a lot of activity as we continue through the weekend. While we have no active systems in the Pacific or […]

Lion women lose tough game to Newman, 55-51

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FULL RELEASE FROM MISSOURI SOUTHERN ATHLETICS: Wichita, Kan. – The Missouri Southern women’s basketball team fell victim to a late comeback from Newman as the Lions dropped a closely contest game inside Fugate Gymnasium today, 55-51. A defensive battle in the first quarter, the Lions (0-2, 0-2 MIAA) led 9-7 after […]

#21 Missouri Southern goes down to the wire with Newman

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FULL RELEASE FROM MISSOURI SOUTHERN ATHLETICS: Wichita, Kan. – Both Kyle Younge and Stan Scott recorded career-highs and the 21st ranked Missouri Southern men’s basketball program held off a furious comeback from Newman as the Lions defeated the Jets 82-79 inside Fugate Gymnasium today. Southern (2-0, 2-0 MIAA) was led by a career-high 23 points from […]