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Terry Moore KOLR’s ‘Reporter’s Reporter’ Dies

Former KOLR reporter Terry Moore has died.

Moore started working at the Springfield, MO, CBS affiliate right out of high school in 1954. He worked at KOLR for 42 years.

“There’s a lot to remember about Terry Moore, his smooth baritone voice, his patience, and easy demeanor,” said KOLR anchor David Oliver. “Of course, his pencil behind his ear and his old manual typewriter right next to his desk. Terry kept that there after our newsroom got computers, just in case they ever stopped working.”

The veteran reporter, who was described by the current anchors as a “reporter’s reporter,” also had a medical series called “Health Beat” and “Ozarks Chronicles,” a show covering the region’s history.

Moore was 77.

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KOLR-KOZL Adds Ashley Ketz, Aaron Nolan

Ashley Ketz and Aaron Nolan, a married couple who currently work at rival stations in Fort Smith, are joining KOLR-KOZL in Springfield, MO this fall.

Ketz joins the stations as the weeknight co-anchor, alongside David Oliver, for the 5, 6 and 10 p.m. newscasts on CBS-affiliate KOLR. She comes from KFSM, the CBS-affiliate in Fort Smith, where she is the primary anchor.

Ketz’s husband, Nolan, also joins the station as the co-anchor of the 9 p.m. newscast on independent station KOZL. Since 2009, Nolan has been a general assignment reporter at KNWA, the NBC-affiliate in Fort Smith.