NOEL, Mo. – Authorities investigate a stabbing incident in Noel Missouri that left a man hospitalized. Noel marshals say they received reports of an assault in the parking lot of Tyson foods on Monday afternoon. When they arrived they found two men with injuries. One with stab wounds was flown to the hospital. His condition is unknown. Authorities arrested the other man. Click here to read more about this story.
KANSAS – Governor Laura Kelly announces the state collected more than 652 million dollars in taxes in August. That’s about 11 million more than the estimate, and 23 million dollars higher than collections during the same period in 2021. Individual income taxes, corporate income taxes, and retail sales taxes were all higher than expected. Governor Kelly says it’s because of strong revenues and fiscal responsibility.
JOPLIN, Mo. – To celebrate the International Day of Charity, KOAM’s Janna Hautala visited Joplin’s Ronald McDonald House to discuss the importance of the worldwide organization. The Joplin location serves people from both Mercy and Freeman hospitals. The organization says they have over 400 houses all over the world, including hospital rooms and mobile homes in different cities. If you’d like to read more about how Ronald McDonald House provides help for the community, click here.
FORT SCOTT, Ks. – Community members gathered today in Fort Scott to learn about the city’s rich military history. Monday was the last day of the Frontier Program’s Labor and Leisure tour. Click here if you’d like to read more about Fort Scott and its Labor Day weekend events.
SOMETHING TO TALK ABOUT: You know when the leaves begin to change color and the temperatures start to drop that summer is turning into fall. Another sure sign of the seasons changing…scary movies start popping up in your theaters and streaming services. Whether you like scary movies or not, their appearance means Halloween is just around the corner, and we want to know if you’re ready for Halloween. Head on over to our Instapoll section and vote now.
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