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Springfield man arrested after trying to pawn stolen horse X-ray machine, deputies say
He said it was a device that plumbers used on walls. The Springfield pawn shop manager was suspicious. It seemed clear the device — which was actually a $12,000 portable X-ray machine for horses — was stolen, court documents say.
Springfield orthopedist, who lost $10M in 'scheme,' lied to IRS about trips to Brazil
A Springfield orthopedist sat down for an interview with criminal investigators from the Internal Revenue Service on April Fool's Day 2013. The IRS agents wanted information on Marty Brickey, a Christian County businessman who would later be accused of orchestrating an international $14.5 million fr
Marshfield Residents Remember President George H.W. Bush Walking in Town's Parade
MARSHFIELD, Mo.--In 1991, President H.W. Bush walked in the annual 4th of July parade in Marshfield and for a town of about 7,000 people, it's still on the minds of many who live there after his passing.
A good Day’s work in Marshfield
A lot of new businesses are cropping up near Marshfield’s front entrance, exit 100 off of Interstate 44, but if you drive just past the curve where Spur Drive eases onto West Jackson Street, you’ll encounter a company that has been holding firm in its beautiful brick building for about seven years.
Springfield Christmas Parade a Chilly Success
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. Music, lights and Christmas spirit in Springfield Saturday afternoon, as families and kids had a fun afternoon watching the Springfield Christmas parade. Despite the cold weather... People enjoyed the parade.
Seymour Bank employees stay prepared with CPR training
In the event of a medical emergency or accident, it’s important to know how to handle it. This was true for Terry Penner and other employees with the Seymour Bank during a bank-sponsored event in October after a man attending the event became ill.
Trial set in April for man charged in sexual assault case
Last Wednesday, Webster County Prosecuting Attorney Ben Berkstresser was notified of a plea hearing from another attorney, in regards to a sexual assault case that happened back in 2016.
Local editor shakes fist at sky
Who's that in the teal Sonata — the woman shaking her fist at the sky?. It's me. Every morning. You can practically set your clock by me. I've mentioned this here before, but I always approach The Marshfield Mail office at 255 N. Clay St. by the same route. I take West Jackson Street from Spur Drive
Local bank matches grant for Marshfield Senior Center: Marshfield Senior Center meets goal for OFH grant
Thanks to a generous donation from the Central Bank of the Ozarks in Marshfield, the Marshfield Senior Center was able to meet its goal to raise $1,000 in order to receive a dollar-for-dollar matching grant from Ozarks Food Harvest, the regional food bank for southwest Missouri.
Bluejay wrestlers overcome area teams in home dual, take third in Bolivar tournament
The 2018-19 wrestling season officially got under way for area teams as Marshfield hosted Logan-Rogersville and Reeds Spring in a dual on Tuesday, Nov. 27. The Bluejay grapplers came away from the night besting both guest teams, first going 60-21 against the Reeds Spring Wolves, and then outpacing t
Springfield Police See an Increase in Applicants in 2018
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--The Springfield Police Department is bucking a nationwide trend when it comes to people applying to become officers. According to The Washington Post, some cities are experiencing a significant drop this year in applicants. Some departments say it's because of an increase in public
5 New Springfield Area Houses For Sale
SPRINGFIELD, MO — When you're looking for a new home, keeping tabs on all the latest listings can be an exhausting endeavor. That's why we've gone ahead and done the prepwork for you.
A freshman all over again
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- This season marks a big transition year for Bears Basketball. HC Dana Ford: "When you talk about only having three returning lettermen. Then on top of that you talk about everybody dealing with me for the first time. (NATS: "Do it again. You're just leaning on him from behind. Th
See Christmas from the eyes of a first-grader
In books, we find characters who are relatable to us, whether they are familiar protagonists like Wilbur from "Charlotte's Web,” or first-graders like Junie B. Jones, who teaches important lessons to children throughout the book series.
Carpenter puts Marshfield squad to test in Republic tournament
The Bluejays boys basketball team pitted themselves against some of the toughest squads in the area to open their season in last week’s Republic tournament. They emerged from the fray on Friday a bit battered, but looking stronger as they bested Christian Academy of Greater St. Louis 72-64 in the to
All I want for Christmas
Over 60 families in the Pleasant Hope area will be given the gift of Christmas this year thanks to community generosity. Pleasant Hope School District has organized the Holiday Giving Tree program for at least the last decade. The school’s purposeful benevolence dates to at least the 1980s, when Chr
Licking man receives 12-year sentence for child pornography
A Licking man received a 12-year prison sentence in federal court Friday for receiving and distributing child pornography. Wesley Warren Norris, 40, was sentenced in Springfield by U.S. District Judge Roseann Ketchmark. He pleaded guilty to the charges on June 25.
Hemp, hemp hooray! Hemp store offers therapeutic oil
People looking for relief from a variety of physical conditions can pursue conventional treatment, but now there’s another option to explore in Marshfield: Happy Hempster Herbal Essentials.
Webster County Receives Certified Work Ready Community Status
It's official: Webster County is a Certified Work Ready Community. The ACT nonprofit organization that adminsters college admissions testing is in charge of the Work Ready program, and that organization announced the certification this week.
Teen posted about plans to buy firearm and ‘make history’
BRANSON, Mo. — A Missouri high school student faces a felony charge after authorities say he posted on social media that he was going to buy an assault rifle and “make history.” The Springfield News-Leader reports that 18-year-old William James Nelson, of Branson, was charged Thursday with making a