Weekend Wrap (Feb. 26-27)

House fire, “defensive attack”, state Joplin Fire Command

JOPLIN, Mo. – Early Saturday morning about 4:45 a.m. Joplin Dispatch were alerted to a structure fire at 910 W 5th, near W 5th and Conner on west alley. Joplin Police, Joplin Fire and METS ambulance responded. Click here to read the full story.

Power outage affecting Carthage, Jasper, and Duenweg

JASPER, Mo. – Saturday morning the Jasper Police Dept stated in a release of information to citizens: “Those of you without power please call Empire at 1-800-206-2300 and report your address with the outage. Empire has crews working on it now with over 700 people affected. The outage is due to a distribution breaker.” Click here to read the full story.

Big Brutus comes to life on KOAM 7, Sunday at 10:30 a.m.

WEST MINERAL, Kan. – Big Brutus rises above the horizon, visible before one even arrives at his resting place. Learn more about his rich history before the giant became silent. Watch KOAM7 Sunday morning at 10:30 a.m. Click here to read the full story.

“Ice Bowl” offers fun activity while helping out area organization

PITTSBURG, Kan.–The weather throughout the region the past few days made conditions perfect for one disc golf organization. On Saturday, the group held its annual charity event to kick things off. this year, proceeds will go to Wesley House. Click here to read the full story.

Ukrainian native in Joplin fears for family back home

JOPLIN, Mo.–Liliya Moos, owns Adornable embroidery and alterations in Joplin, a native of Odesa Ukraine, her heritage is clear as soon as you walk through the door. All that she’s been able to think about recently…her family in Ukraine’s safety. Click here to read the full story.

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