KOAM Morning News to Know 4-15

ARMA, Kan. – Good things are growing in Arma, Kansas as the community comes together to get a community garden off the ground. Live well Crawford County and citizens are partnering to produce the garden under a grant, staking out the plot of land donated by the city. Public works is also helping out, eventually accessing a water line and installing a hydrant. The city will pay the water bill for the garden.

PITTSBURG, Kan. – Hundreds of college students spent part of their weekend helping those in need. Pitt State students went to more than 90 houses in Pittsburg and Frontenac to rake, garden, paint and clean gutters. The day is one of PSU’s biggest volunteer efforts, and focuses on giving back to the community. This was the 16th year for the event.

PITTSBURG, Kan. – All across Pittsburg Saturday folks were out many taking part in a citywide garage sale. Sellers say buyers came early to check out what folks are discarding like decorations, toys and more. One charitable store took advantage of the sale day. The doggie bag offers bargains on gently used clothing, furniture, holiday items jewelry and more. It’s sale proceeds will go to support the SEK Humane Society’s shelter.

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Senators from Missouri, Roy Blunt and Josh Hawley say they’re disappointed with democrats. Calling it shameful that disaster relief legislation is stalled for emergency flooding in the midwest. Earlier this month, Blunt and Hawley voted in support of Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Richard Shelby’s emergency supplemental legislation.