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Kansas City man charged in Polk County with possession of child pornography
David C. Copley, 43, of Kansas City, is charged with class B felony possession of child pornography and class D felony failure to register as a sex offender in Polk County Circuit Court.
Mighty Mite football signups Aug. 20-21
Mighty Mite football for first through sixth grades will hold signups from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 20, and Tuesday, Aug. 21, at the Dallas County Community Park in Buffalo.Practices will start Sept. 4. Dates and times will be announced next week.Registration costs $25, equipment costs $30 and physi
Springfield tunnel rape suspect might be 'sexually violent predator,' state says
Wampler filed a motion last week asking Graham's bond be lowered from $500,000 to $100,000. Wampler wrote that Graham is gainfully employed and "agrees to obey all reasonable orders."
Ready, set, return
R-1 welcomes back faculty and staffThe Bolivar R-1 School District welcomed back staff and faculty Monday, Aug. 13.“It was great to see everyone back together,” the district said Monday via social media. “We are so ready for our students to be back and are very excited for the beginning of another s
Hiring event set for Thursday
The Missouri Job Center Ozark Region will host a multi-company hiring event from 9:30 a.m. to noon Thursday, Aug. 16, at the former Teters Floral Products Inc. building, 1425 S. Lillian Ave., Bolivar.
Algae in Buffalo National River prompts warning from Park Service
The National Park Service has been sampling water at various locations along the Buffalo and hopes to have some answers by the end of the year, according to Shawn Hodges, an ecologist with the Buffalo National River.
First Vīb Hotel in the US Opens in Springfield, Missouri
Best Western Hotels & Resorts marked the arrival of its boutique hotel concept, Vīb, with a grand opening celebration at its first U.S. property in Springfield, Missouri. Local dignitaries, Best Western executives and members of Elliott Lodging joined community VIPs for an exciting and memorable eve
Police arrest couple for forgery investigation after short pursuit in Springfield
As this happened, the man involved happened to arrive in a blue Dodge pickup, waiting for the woman. When officers tried to arrest him, he took off in his car. He lost control of his vehicle near the intersection of Pickwick and Grand, causing a crash with another vehicle on the roadway and two park
Officials ID 3 Kansas teens killed in church van crash
The Missouri State Highway Patrol says Friday's crash happened when a rear tire of the van blew out, causing it to skid off of a highway 5 miles (8 kilometers) north of Bolivar in southwestern Missouri. Killed were 16-year-old David Martin, of Olathe, Kansas; 14-year-old Hannah Foy, of Louisburg, Ka
Blood drives set for next week
The first is from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17, at Pleasant Hope High School, 303 N. Main St.
Man describes heartbreaking scene, how he tried to help when metro church van crashed near Bolivar
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- An end of summer float trip ended before it began on Friday when a church van crash near Bolivar, Mo., claimed the lives of three teenagers from the metro. The van was carrying 13 people from Faith Chapel Assembly of God; two adult chaperones and 11 teenagers.
WATCH: 17-Year-Old Girl Killed in Missouri Church Van Crash Had Found Her Calling, Is Remembered for Her 'Light Up' Smile
On Friday, a single father lost his teenage daughter who was about to start a new chapter in her life. The 17-year-old girl, along with two other teens, died when a church van they were in crashed near Bolivar, Mo. The youth group from Faith Chapel Assembly of God in Overland Park was on its way to
Man charged with count of Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon near Hope Clinic in Granite City | RiverBender.com
GRANITE CITY - A Springfield, Mo., man was charged with one count of Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon after it was reported a subject was seen near the Hope Clinic with a rifle.
Intersection of Seminole Street and Nettleton Avenue to Close for One Month
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - An intersection in Springfield will close for one month beginning on Wednesday, August 15.
Springfield man faces several charges in sex crimes investigation
Police arrested Robert Franklin Stafford, 41, this month on six counts, including statutory sodomy and statutory rape.
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Rural outreach town hall set for Aug. 22
The Missouri Job Center, Ozark Region, will host a rural outreach initiative town hall from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22, at the Best Western Plus, 777 E. San Martin St., Bolivar.
Judge sentences Battlefield, Mo. man in child pornography case
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (News Release) –A federal judge sentenced a A Battlefield, Mo., man in federal court Monday for receiving and distributing child pornography.Dennis Prince, 64, of Battlefield, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Roseann Ketchmark to nine years in federal prison without parole.On Ja
Council gives the final approval for a 100 acre development in south Springfield
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.Developers will move forward with a $500 million, 100 acre project in Springfield.It's called the Ridge.We first unveiled the plans for this project last month. It's being touted as a shopping destination It will be filled with retail, restaurants, hotels and lofts.However, there are
New attendance policies in place at Marshfield High School
• Parents should phone the school before 10 a.m. at 859-2021, ext. 1701, on the day of the absence.