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This 1955 tragedy is the reason you can't buy fireworks in Springfield

Dittrick, then a 19-year-old produce manager, attempted to put out the fire with what he called inadequate fire extinguishers. He had recently joined the Marine Forces Reserves.

NEWS-LEADER.COM - 2018-06-22 00:00:00

Lebanon man wanted for murder arrested in Springfield, police say

Cashawn Williams, 39, was on the run for two weeks after police say he shot and killed a 47-year-old man during an argument.

NEWS-LEADER.COM - 2018-06-20 14:47:00

Manager at Springfield Golden Corral arrested for stealing nearly $7,000

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. --Police say an employee stole nearly $7,000 from the safe of a Springfield Golden Corral.

KSPR.COM - 2018-06-21 16:42:00

Judge sentences Strafford, Mo. man for methamphetamine distribution

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. --A judge sentenced a Strafford, Mo. man in federal court for possessing methamphetamine to distribute and for illegally possessing a firearm.

KSPR.COM - 2018-06-20 16:08:00

They were arguing over a woman — then one started shooting, Missouri cops say

Two weeks following the fatal shooting, theU.S. Marshals Service arrested Williamsmore than 50 miles away in Springfield, according to KY3.

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2018-06-20 15:49:00

Trash pile grows at mobile home park in Lebanon

LEBANON, Mo. -Plaza Park Estates Mobile Home Park in Lebanon has a growing trash problem. The manager says the dumpster has not been emptied in more than two weeks because the owner is not paying the bill."The last time I spoke with him, he said there is no funding right now," Charles Norman, manage


Public record for June 20

Megan Yvonne Clinghan, Springfield; class B felony trafficking in stolen identities and class C felony tampering with motor vehicle - first degree; three years prison, suspended, five years supervised probation.

BOLIVAR HERALD FREE PRESS - 2018-06-21 06:45:00

Elks cruise in set for Saturday

The event will feature cars, trucks, rat rods, motorcycles and kids games.

BOLIVAR HERALD FREE PRESS - 2018-06-21 09:30:00

Bluegrass and BBQ to be July 14 at Buffalo DAV

Disabled American Veterans Buffalo Chapter 62 will host a Bluegrass and BBQ event Saturday, July 14.The chapter is accepting handmade craft vendors with booth space costing $10. There are spaces indoors and outdoors.The gates will open at 8:30 a.m. Music starts at 9 a.m. with the Rick Newman Band. B

BUFFALOREFLEX.COM - 2018-06-20 13:57:00

PICTURES: Protestors line Springfield street over policy to separate families at border

SPRINGFIELD Mo. --Protestors lined the streets of Springfield in front of Senator Roy Blunt's office to express concern about separating families at the border.Protestors held up signs around the 11 a.m. hour on East Sunshine Street. The protestors say they are also planning to line the street Wedne

KYTV - 2018-06-20 11:34:00

Man From Springfield Faces 20 Years in Federal Prison for Heroin Conspiracy

Roosevelt Simpson, 60, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute at least a kilogram of heroin and to one count of possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug-trafficking crime.


Ex-stepfather of Hailey Owens pleads guilty to child pornography charges

The indictment originally charged Barfield, 38, with "knowingly receiving and distributing any visual depiction that had been mailed and shipped and transported in interstate commerce, and which contains materials which had been so mailed and shipped and transported by any means, including by comput


Man found dead in river near Springfield is identified

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A man found dead in a river near Springfield has been identified, but the cause of death remains under investigation.


Beamer: From the office of the president

What was I thinking agreeing to be president of the Buffalo Area Chamber of Commerce?Serving others is a family tradition. My dad served on the school board, as an elder in the church, in the Army and doing various volunteer work his entire life. Mom taught 4-H, served at church and was in the neigh

BUFFALOREFLEX.COM - 2018-06-20 08:30:00

QUWF announces approval of grouse restocking in Missouri

“After more than a decade of hard work, constant fundraising, untold meetings and historical partnerships with sponsors, landowners and the Missouri Department of Conservation, we are very excited to announce the beginning of the multi-year restocking of the wild ruffed grouse starting in August of

BUFFALOREFLEX.COM - 2018-06-20 14:39:00

Mom forgot 6-week-old in car outside Springfield store, police say. It was 92 degrees.

The passerby opened an unlocked car door, freeing the baby, according to police spokeswoman Lisa Cox.


This man nearly escaped from the Greene County Jail. Now he's headed to prison.

Wright, 35, was supposed to be on supervised release for a gun charge. According to federal court documents, he had run away from his halfway home about a week before his arrest.


A Tale or Two: Turkey drives

On June 11, I gave a talk about my book “A History of Highway 65, from the middle of the road” to the Friends of the Hickory County Library in Hermitage. I hope they learned a little about the highway that was designed to go from Canada to New Orleans. The section at Fair Grove was completed in 1930

BUFFALOREFLEX.COM - 2018-06-20 08:45:00

NEW DETAILS: Murder Suspect Taken Into Custody

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Cashawn Williams was taking into custody late Tuesday night in Springfield, Mo.

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2018-06-20 03:30:48

Springfield Man Faces 30 Years in Prison for Sexual Exploitation of Children

Anthony Cotter, 30, pleaded guilty on Monday, June 18, to the sexual exploitation of children. Cotter admitted that he received and distributed child pornography over the internet. He also admitted to having a substantial amount of child pornography on his computer.