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  It’s who Robert Charlton says he once was. “I was living in the darkness for so long that my heart turned to stone. I didn’t care if I lived or died, I didn’t care about my family, I didn’t care about myself. It seemed like the world was de…

In Grove, Oklahoma, Christmas is sooner than you think. With boots, beard, and all, the big man is already gearing up to make sure he’s ready on the big day. After all, he knows the kids will be. “One in-particular brings in a Bass Pro Shop c…

JOPLIN, Mo – Lucy’s Mexican Restaurant in Joplin offers free Thanksgiving meals to residents. Turkey, corn, mashed potatoes, and green beans were on the menu for their second Thanksgiving meal giveaway. They say the feeling of giving is gratifying.

With the help of the Pittsburg Fire Department and Chef Anthony Fischer, this morning we looked into the correct way to fry a turkey. We also took a look at what it’s like when things don’t go well… See below. Chief Reilly on safely inserting…

Whether it’s decking the halls, lending a hand to your local non-profits, or simply checking in with your neighbors, there are many ways to dive headfirst into the holiday season as early as you’d like. On Tuesday morning, we setup shop at Th…

Ahead of the Joplin Parks & Recreation Department’s 21st annual Turkey Shootout, we challenged Jessica Johnson to a duel for the ages on the KOAM Morning News. Two contestants. One shot. One winner. Click here to learn more about the 21st…