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CRIME STOPPERS: Help Springfield police find this fugitive
Starr is 6'1" and weighs about 165 pounds. He has blond hair and blue eyes. Investigators think he's in the Springfield area. If you see him, call Crime Stoppers at 417-869-TIPS (8477). You can also give an anonymous tip by clicking the link to the right of this story. If your information helps poli
Cross Country heads to Bolivar to open season Women ranked third in preseason polls, men first
The Missouri Southern Cross Country team is on full stride to begin the season this year. The Lions are ranked first in the MIAA men’s preseason poll.ALL-MIAA performers Junior, Josh Webb, and Junior, Nickson Kiptoo lead the charge for the Lions, and could take the team to their sixth NCAA Div. II N
Judge drops charges against two connected to deaths of Tunas, Mo. couple
BUFFALO, Mo. --A Dallas County judge has dropped charges against two men in connection to the deaths of a Tunas, Mo. couple.
Springfield man led deputies on a high-speed chase in an RV, prosecutors say
Deputies pursued the RV into the parking lot of the Flag Ship Motel on North Glenstone Avenue, where the driver ran away on foot, according to the statement.
Our View: Police pursuit puts Christian County deputies on national TV
If you came home from a cool and rainy night at a high school football game, you may have casually flipped on your television and decided to check out “Live PD,” a show on A&E that puts camera crews into the cabs of police cars. On a typical episode of Live PD, camera crews ride along with law enfor
Counterfeit cash popping up in Springfield
SPRINGFIELD, Mo -Cases of counterfeit money are popping up throughout Springfield. In the last few days, there have been five reported cases. Crooks have hit convenient stores, a shopping center on Glenstone and a yard sale.Rufugio Rocha Lopez and his family puts on a yard sale each year."(We sell)
Downtown Springfield concert venue linked to $5 million marijuana conspiracy in Utah
Buy PhotoScenes from opening night at the Regency in downtown Springfield on New Year's Eve 2015. As of Jan. 11, 2018, the club was sold, its founder said.(Photo: News-Leader file photo)
Senior Menu for Polk County Senior Center (Bolivar)
Monday, Oct. 22— Hawaiian chicken, toasted coconut rice, Tuscan blend vegetables, garlic bread sticks, sherbet.
3 things to do the week of October 22
The Lake of the Ozarks Stop Human Trafficking Coalition will host a presentation/film on“Nefarious,” a documentary that exposes the disturbing trends of modern-day sex slavery, 6:30-8 p.m. Oct. 25.
Springfield massage therapist sentenced for sodomy
Instead, the woman said she was victimized by her massage therapist, William Gene Morlang, who was convicted this year of two counts of sodomy and one count of sexual abuse.
Bolivar man indicted for meth trafficking
According to a news release Tuesday from the Western District U.S. Attorney’s Office, Jerod K. Eley, 36, was charged in an indictment returned under seal by a federal grand jury in Springfield on Tuesday, Sept. 18.
Crime Stoppers Seeking to Locate Wanted Man
David, J. Starr, 39, has two felony warrants out for his arrest. The first warrant was issued on August 20, 2018 for a probation violation of tampering with a motor vehicle. The second warrant issued on August 28, 2018 is for neglect of a child.
TRAFFIC ALERT: Route 65 Ramps to I-44, Kearney Street to Close Monday Night
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Annual ‘Taste of Bolivar' Happening this Weekend
The Bolivar Area Chamber of Commerce's annual 'Taste of Bolivar' will be held at the Bolivar High School this Saturday, October 27, at 4 p.m.
Missouri massage therapist sentenced for sexually abusing customers
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) - A 37-year-old massage therapist who was accused of sexually abusing four women has been sentenced to eight years in prison. William Gene Morlang was sentenced Friday on two counts of sodomy. He was also given a concurrent one-year sentence for sexual abuse. The Springfield Ne
Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale Breaks All-Time Record
The book sale generated $154,300.20, which is $6,962.99 more than the previous all-time record set back in 2015, according to a Friends of the Library press release.
Breakfast set for Oct. 27 at airport
The Saturday Morning Breakfast Flyers will host an all-you-can-eat breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at the Bolivar Municipal Airport.
61-Year-Old Man Dies in Car Crash After Hitting a Tree
Thomas Leighton, 61, was a passenger in the 2000 Toyota Tacoma when the driver failed to negotiate a curve and traveled off the left side of the road around 5:45 p.m. Oct. 20.
Readers Support Libraries at Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale
The president of Friends Of The Library, Bill Kastler, tells us it really makes a difference
Missouri man charged after woman's body found in stream
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - A man has been criminally charged days after a woman's body was found near Fellows Lake at Springfield. The Springfield News-Leader reports that 35-year-old Joseph Ehlers has been charged with abandonment of a corpse in connection with the death of 21-year-old Elisa Ferguson. Po