News to Know (11/18/21)

The news you need to know before you head out the door

PITTSBURG, Kan. – All eligible adults in Kansas can now receive covid booster shots. Governor Laura Kelly and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment announced on Wednesday all fully-vaccinated Kansans over the age of 18 are now eligible for the booster. Those seeking a booster shot must still wait six months after their primary vaccination from either Moderna or Pfizer and two months for those who received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

CARTHAGE, Mo. – Students at Saint Ann’s Catholic School in Carthage on Wednesday presented all their hard work on a history project. Third through sixth grade students researched the lives, cultures, countries and traditional foods of some Catholic saints. It’s part of the school’s annual cultural night.

CARTHAGE, Mo. – On Wednesday, Vision Carthage announced its holiday event plans. They’re calling it Hometown Holidays and it will run from November 26th through January 1st. The event will feature five activities including a synthetic ice-skating rink.

PITTSBURG, Kan. – The Pittsburg Area Chamber is bringing a new series to the area, aimed at women-owned businesses. The Women in Business Entrepreneur Series is taking place in four parts, to help people get a jump-start on their businesses. It’s aimed at both those who already own stores, and women who want to get started. The classes will help women in the area learn how to turn their ideas into success.

SOMETHING TO TALK ABOUT: The Kansas City Chiefs are helping out the less fortunate this holiday season. This past Sunday they hosted the Raiders at Arrowhead stadium and also hosted the team’s annual Christmas toy drive. This morning we are asking… how will you help out during the holidays? Do you plan to serve food, donate money or other items, spend time with the less fortunate, or take part in an event? Join our KOAM Facebook discussion and cast your vote @ koamnewsnow.com/vote.