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PARSONS, Kan. -- Jim Zaleski, the Economic Development and Tourism Director for the City of Parsons, stops by to talk about the city's inaugural CEO Night. The goal is to bring the manufacturing community together and tackle issues going on i…

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JOPLIN, Mo. – Yesterday morning we spent the morning with 6 wonderful kids from Soaring Heights Elementary. Photojournalist Ty Parks took us to 7th Street Walmart in Joplin.   COPYRIGHT 2022 BY KOAM NEWS NOW. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. THIS MATERIA…

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Santa takes a break to watch fireworks after the Lighting of the Pump in La Russell, Mo. November 24, 2022.LA RUSSELL, Mo. — It’s the first parade of the Joplin-Area holiday season. It’s two blocks long and ends with the traditional ‘lighting…

PITTSBURG, Kan. – The sales don’t end on Black Friday. Area chambers of commerce promote the day after Black Friday as “Small Business Saturday”. Plenty of local stores plan sales through the weekend and beyond. We found some shoppers in Pitt…

JOPLIN, Mo. — The big man in red was at Joplin’s Northpark Mall. Santa Claus himself has set up his workshop in the JC Penney court. Kids can visit Santa Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.; Friday and Saturday…

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Christmas on the Bentonville Square. BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Friends of Bentonville Parks and Recreation want to give, “A GINORMOUS thank you to everyone who made ‘Lighting of the Square’ a success! One gazillion volts in Downtown Bentonville nev…