Liz Holliday

Communications Specialist
Archive for May, 2013

Missing boy found dead

The search for a fourteen year old boy with autism ends tragically when searchers find the body of Freddie Williams in a private pond in Webb City.

Koam’s Liz Holliday joins us live from the pond with more.

Roll with me: A man and a wheelchair vs. America

One man takes on the challenge of rolling across the United States.

He is the first man to go coast to coast only using his standard wheelchair.

Liz Holliday met up with him while he rolled through Seneca, MO.

Hear more about his journey.*

*some video courtesy of rollwithme.org*

Theft prevention for summertime

Summertime means summer trips with the family. But whether it’s leaving for a week or a day, Liz Holliday looks at how you can cut the risk.

Memorial Day Gas Prices on the Lake

Many are worried about filling up their sixteen gallon car tanks this Memorial Day Weekend, but with bigger tanks and high prices on the water–many wonder what the high gas prices will do to the boating industry on Grand Lake.

Residents pick up pieces after Ottawa County Tornado

Residents in Ottawa County, Oklahoma pick up the pieces after trained spotters report a tornado touching down Monday evening.

According to the National Weather Service trained spotters reported a tornado at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, located about eight miles south of Quapaw, Oklahoma. NWS says the report is preliminary until surveyors assess the damage to determine the strength and path.

Joplin Police search as stolen lottery tickets pop up around town.

Stolen lottery tickets pop up at area convenience stores around Joplin.

Police say the stolen tickets are part of fifteen hundred dollars worth stolen from a Kum & Go Gas Station on South Rangeline Road.

KOAM’s Liz Holliday explains.

Quapaw Bank Robbery

THE F-B-I AND QUAPAW POLICE ARE STILL SEARCHING FOR AN ARMED ROBBER WHO HELD UP THE BAXTER STATE BANK IN QUAPAW, OKLAHOMA THIS MORNING.
ACCORDING TO POLICE THE ROBBER LEFT WITH AN UNDISCLOSED AMOUNT OF CASH AND FORCED BANK EMPLOYEES INTO A VAULT WITH A SEMI-AUTOMATIC HANDGUN.

KOAM’S LIZ HOLLIDAY HAS MORE.

(from May 10, 2013)

Legendary Ladies: Part One and Two

PART ONE:

JUST THE LINE THERE’S NO CRYING IN BASEBALL BRINGS THE MOVIE A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN TO MANY PEOPLE’S MINDS.

WELL THE MOVIE WAS BASED ON A TRUE STORY.

KOAM’S LIZ HOLLIDAY MET UP WITH TWO ASSOCIATE MEMBERS OF THE LEAGUE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT WHAT LIFE WAS LIKE FOR THE FIRST PROFESSIONAL WOMEN OF BASEBALL.

PART TWO:
FROM THE W-N-B-A TO THE OLYMPICS—MODERN DAY WOMEN ATHLETES HAVE PROVEN THEY CAN COMPETE AND HOLD THEIR OWN IN THE WORLD OF SPORTS

KOAM’S LIZ HOLLIDAY SHOWS US IN PART TWO OF LEGENDARY LADIES THAT MODERN WOMEN HAVE SOME PIONEERS TO THANK.

Love Tattoos

Candy or Flowers might be what most think of for Valentine’s gifts.

But as Liz Holliday finds out, some are getting love ones a more permanent gift.