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Our Voice: Good thoughts to chamber leader

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Being president of the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce is a rather public role. But the man currently in that role, Matt Morrow, isn't one to seek the spotlight for himself. He is certainly the face of that organization, and to many the face of business in S

NEWS-LEADER.COM - 2017-12-17 03:04:07

Festival of Lights face future changes

Changes are coming to the Monett Festival of Lights next year that will affect the future of the holiday project and the cost of its support. A meeting was held this week by City Administrator Dennis Pyle and Chamber of Commerce leaders about the Chambers holiday display at South Park. According to

MONETT TIMES

Commerce students wrap up their first semester in the new middle school

Commerce (MO)- Four States students are wrapping up their first semester in a brand new, multi-million dollar school. We're talking about the middle school in Commerce. It's a 21st century facility replacing a building that was more than 80 years old. "I think it's awesome," says Kristy Moudy. Comme

FOURSTATESHOMEPAGE.COM

The Latest: Hundreds of migrants along Serbia's EU border - KOAM TV 7

(AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic). Migrants queue for food in an abandoned factory in the western Serbian town of Sid, near Serbia's border with European Union member Croatia, Monday, Dec. 18, 2017. Several hundred migrants are camping along Serbia's borders,... (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic). A migrant warms

KOAMTV - 2017-12-18 17:00:00

Romanian judges say new laws will stymie prosecutions - KOAM TV 7

(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). A man takes part in a flash mob in Bucharest, Romania, Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. Protesters braved low temperatures and rain covering their mouths and eyes with black ribbons during a flash mob outside the government headquarters ... (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). People take part in

KOAMTV - 2017-12-18 15:40:00

Italian populist leader: I'd say yes on a euro-exit vote - KOAM TV 7

ROME (AP) - Italy's populist candidate for premier says he'd back an Italian exit from the euro currency zone if it were proposed in a "last-resort" referendum. Luigi Di Maio, a 5-Star Movement lawmaker, told private TV La7 Monday he hopes negotiations with Brussels if his party comes to power would

KOAMTV - 2017-12-18 20:10:00

The Latest: Track where train derailed was just upgraded - KOAM TV 7

DUPONT, Wash. (AP) - The Latest on an Amtrak train derailment in Washington state (all times local): 11:55 a.m. The section of track where an Amtrak train derailed had just been upgraded as part of a $181 million project for a new faster route. Sound Transit, the public transit system for the Seattl

KOAMTV - 2017-12-18 19:50:00

Lack of transparency clouds Texas spending after Harvey - KOAM TV 7

(AP Photo/David J. Phillip). In this Nov. 17, 2017 photo, homeowner George Dorsey, center, prays with Samaritan's Purse volunteers who are helping to rebuild his hurricane-damaged home in Houston. How is Texas spending billions in federal aid in respon... (AP Photo/Eric Gay). In this Sept. 14, 2017

KOAMTV - 2017-12-17 19:09:00

Tasty Traditions | Johnstown woman marks Slovakian heritage with feast

Each year, as Christmas Eve approaches, Paulette Simunich, of Johnstown, begins the preparations necessary for a 12-course meal, a Slovakian tradition that goes back generations in her family. Vilija, the celebration of Holy Night, includes a meatless and dairy-free dish for each of Jesus' 12 disci

TRIBDEM.COM - 2017-12-18 03:55:00

Neighbor charged in death of woman found stabbed in her home

Authorities say a woman found dead in her home over the weekend was fatally stabbed by a neighbor. (MGN) SPRING GROVE, Pa. -- Authorities say a woman found dead in her home over the weekend was fatally stabbed by a neighbor. Ray Heck Sr. is charged with homicide, burglary and other counts in the dea

WJAC TV - 2017-12-18 09:52:38

Police: Overdose likely led to multi-vehicle crash in Moxham

Two people were taken to the hospital after a multi-vehicle crash on Saturday in the Moxham section of the city.{ } (WJAC) JOHNSTOWN - Two people were taken to the hospital after a multi-vehicle crash on Saturday in the Moxham section of the city. The crash happened on the 500 block of Grove Avenue.

WJAC TV - 2017-12-18 10:43:50

State police probe hit-and-run involving pedestrian in Elk County

State police are investigating a hit-and-run crash involving a pedestrian that occurred Sunday night in Elk County.{ } (WJAC) WEEDVILLE - State police are investigating a hit-and-run crash involving a pedestrian that occurred Sunday night in Elk County. State police in Ridgway said a man was struck

WJAC TV - 2017-12-18 12:49:28

'Significant' incident at UK base used by US Air Force

An RAF Typhoon is pictured taking off. Officials have reported a "significant" incident at a Royal Air Force base in Britain. (Royal Air Force/Twitter) British police say they are responding to a "significant" incident at a Royal Air Force base used by the U.S. Air Force. Police say it happened at R

WJAC TV - 2017-12-18 10:03:23

Police: 1 man dies after vehicle crashes into back of tractor-trailer

A man died after his vehicle crashed into the back of a tractor-trailer Monday morning in Clearfield County. (WJAC) SHAWVILLE - A man died after his vehicle crashed into the back of a tractor-trailer Monday morning in Clearfield County. State police in Clearfield said a 2010 Volvo tractor-trailer dr

WJAC TV - 2017-12-18 14:58:52

Sheriff's office: Amtrak derail a 'mass casualty event'

PIERCE COUNTY, Wash. - A southbound Amtrak train plunged off a bridge onto Interstate 5 south of Tacoma Monday morning, killing an unknown number of people and injuring others. KOMO News was live on the air confirmIing with the Sheriff's office they were approaching the scene as a "mass casualty eve

WJAC TV - 2017-12-18 12:55:18

2 taken to hospital after house fire in Clearfield County

Two people were taken to the hospital after a house fire in Clearfield County Monday morning. Officials said three children inside made it out safely. (WJAC) CURWENSVILLE - Two people were taken to the hospital after a house fire in Clearfield County Monday morning. Officials said three children ins

WJAC TV - 2017-12-18 11:23:28

3 displaced by fire Saturday in Shamokin

SHAMOKIN - A Saturday morning kitchen fire displaced three city residents. Firefighters mostly contained the blaze to the kitchen of a half-double home at 324 W. Spruce St. Two elderly tenants escaped the fire unharmed, according to Chief Jason Zimmerman of the Shamokin Fire Bureau. Unattended stove

DAILY ITEM - 2017-12-16 23:25:26

Parents appeal legal fee ruling in suit against Shamokin Area

WILLIAMSPORT - The parents who sued Shamokin Area School District have filed an appeal after a federal judge awarded them just 20 percent of the legal fees they sought. In October, Judge Matthew W. Brann, of the U.S. Middle District of Pennsylvania in Williamsport, ordered the district to pay Patric

NEWSITEM.COM

Arrest made in serial rapist case

MILTON - State police have announced that an arrest has been made in connection with the sexual assaults and attempted sexual assaults that occurred in our area recently. The subject, as yet unidentified, will be arraigned at Judge Michael Diehl's office at approximately 3:30 p.m. with a press confe

NEWSITEM.COM - 2017-12-18 08:00:00

Grandma cares for boy, 5, whose mother is on drugs

Grandma cares for boy, 5, whose mother is on drugs Published: December 18, 2017 The letter to the Brighter Christmas Fund was short and sad: "I'm writing asking for help this holiday," said Roseanne, who lives outside of Catawissa. "I... Grandma cares for boy, 5, whose mother is on drugs Publis

PRESS ENTERPRISE - 2017-12-18 08:00:00