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KAYLEE AT HY-FLO


KAYLEE will be broadcasting live at 210 N. Locust in Pittsburg on Friday at Hy-Flo from 3p - 4p. She will be drawing the first 3 winners of the VIP KIX PIT PASSES and getting those winners registered to win the ULTIMATE CONCERT EXPERIENCE!!

BRETT AT BUFFALO RUN CASINO


Join BRETT this Friday, July 25th, from 6pm - 8pm. He will be giving you all the details on how you could win a BRAND NEW Chevy Sonic Boom! And don't forget to get your tickets to ALL the upcoming shows!

Listen to Win Tickets to these Shows at Buffalo Run!


Listen & WIN during the BUFFALO RUN CASINO DRIVE AT 5:

July 31st - Gene Watson
August 16th - Four State Franchise: Trey Lippe-Morrison, Dillon Cook & Jesse Cook
August 28th - Merle Haggard
August 29th - Rascal Flatts
September 11th - Mickey Gilley
October 25th - Shooter Jennings & Waylon's Original Band
November 8th - Oakridge Boys
 

Local News

State Auditor's Office Begins Joplin Schools Audit


The Joplin School Board got to meet the face of the school district's state audit last night. Audit Manager Kelly Davis of the State Auditor's Office told the board how things would be going over the next 6 months or so:

"We have our fieldwork portion of the audit. During this stage we will be reviewing school records and procedures, and speaking with school officials as well as

Ronald McDonald House Thanks Local Media for Support


For the past 11 years, the Ronald McDonald House of the Four States has hosted a media information night to thank the local media for all of the coverage they've been given throughout the years. Executive Director, Annette Thurston tells News Talk KZRG, the support they've received is invaluable.

"The awareness that the media creates really helps us. There really is no

Joplin Police Seeking Info on Robbery Suspects


The Joplin Police Department is looking for information about what they call a "strong armed" robbery that happened recently at Northpark Mall. A post on the JPD's Facebook Page says they're looking for a man who attacked a J.C. Penney employee that had tried to stop him from stealing some shoes. He and two others fled the store in a silver Chevy pickup with Oklahoma plates. You

Sheriff Accused of Theft, Selling Stolen Gun


A former southwest Missouri sheriff has been indicted by a federal grand jury for stealing property recovered in criminal cases and also for selling a stolen firearm. US Attorney Tammy Dickinson tells News Talk KZRG former St. Clair County Sheriff Ronald Snodgrass is accused of stealing a John Deere zero turn mower in 2009, a Polaris Ranger UTV in 2012, and selling a .22-caliber rifle in 2012

Missouri Gov Candidate Sounds Off on Amendment 7


Missouri Gubernatorial Candidate Catherine Hanaway appeared on the KZRG Morning News Watch Tuesday morning, and sounded off on several ballot measures that Missouri voters will be deciding on August 5th. She tells News Talk KZRG she's not a fan of Amendment 7, which would institute a three-quarters-of-one-percent sales tax increase to fund future road and bridge projects.

"I certainly

Galena High School Adds Piece of History to New School


As Galena school officials were cleaning out the old high school's old bus barn in preparation to move it so construction could start at the new high school, they found something really special. Superintendent Dr. Brian Smith tells News Talk KZRG about it.

We found an old keystone that went on our original high school here, so we talked to our architect about maybe incorporating

Joplin Council Honors Fire Chief, OKs Review of TIF Proposal


The Joplin City Council Monday night approved an ordinance approving a funding agreement between the city and a developer looking to create a Tax Increment Financing District - better known as a TIF District - on South Main Street between 32nd and 44th streets. Rodney Spriggs of RKS Development explains why they need a TIF.

"We've already invested a large amount of money in this

Home Invasion Leaves Juvenile Male Wounded


The Crawford County Sheriff's Office is looking for information about a home invasion that led to a boy being shot. Sheriff Dan Peak tells News Talk KZRG two men dressed in black forced their way into a home at 153 South 250 Street at just after 4:30am Saturday. After the boy, who lives at the home, confronted the men they ran. He chased them with a handgun; one of the intruders ended up

Crawford County Fire Departments Receive FEMA Grant


Firefighters in Crawford County were ecstatic to find out they'd been awarded $683,400 in FEMA grant money to purchase 86 new air packs. The money will be spread out between nine departments in the county. In the past few years, only 8% of the Kansas' departments have been successful in receiving grant money. Girard Fire Chief Chase Waggoner tells News Talk KZRG it wasn't a simple

Crawford County Fire Departments Receive FEMA Grant


Firefighters in Crawford County were ecstatic to find out they'd been awarded $683,400 in FEMA grant money to purchase 86 new air packs. The money will be spread out between nine departments in the county. In the past few years, only 8% of the Kansas' departments have been successful in receiving grant money. Girard Fire Chief Chase Waggoner tells News Talk KZRG it wasn't a simple

Carl Junction School District Seeks Student's Facebook Info


Lawyers for a southwest Missouri school district being sued by the parents of a boy who killed himself are asking for all electronic communications the student saved. The request is part of the Carl Junction school district's response to a wrongful death suit filed by the parents of the 14-year-old who hanged himself in March 2013. The district is asking for all of the student's Facebook

Thieves Take $100K of Airport Equipment


Authorities in southwest Missouri are investigating the theft of more than $100,000 in equipment from the Aurora Airport. Airport Operator Justin Richmond says the thieves made off with equipment such as GPS systems, radios and transponders from 13 planes. Richmond says the thieves appeared to be knowledgeable about aircraft because they left behind less-valuable electronics.
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