She wrote about that experience in the book, "Joplin: Our Words, Our
Stories, Their Hope", which shares the experience of two dozen former
KOMU reporters who helped cover the story in the wake of devastation.
It's been more than a month since a Campbell County animal shelter
closed amid allegations that animals were improperly euthanized, but
now, some residents said they are concerned because pets are being
abandoned in their neighborhood.