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Nixa falls to current No. 1, Clever beats former No. 1
Nixa’s high-powered offense ran into a wall Saturday in the form of Jefferson City’s 2-3 zone defense. After scoring in the 70s in their first two games of the Stephanie Phillips Classic, the Lady Eagles never quite got rolling offensively and fell 50-46 to the Lady Jays in the championship game of
Nixa wins 'the game that counts' against Clever
Emily Edwards admits she and her Nixa teammates might not have been as motivated as they needed to be for their matchup with Clever during the Willard Summer League earlier this year.
KTTS/Springfield, MO Night Jock Lynzee Johnson To Exit
SUMMITMEDIA Country KTTS/SPRINGFIELD, MO night host LYNNZEE JOHNSON is leaving the station, effective SUNDAY, DECEMBER 16th, for a to-be-revealed opportunity. No word yet from the station on a successor.
Hollister Woman Wins $500,000 in Car Wash
Amanda Rodriguez was feeling “pretty excited” when she came into the Missouri Lottery office in Springfield to claim a $500,000 top prize on the new holiday Scratchers game, “Money Tree.”
Former Barry County Man Sentenced For Illicit Sex with Minor
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - A former Barry County man was sentenced after traveling to Tennessee to engage in an illicit sexual relationship with a 15-year-old victim. Michael Peterson, 35, of Morristown, Tennessee, was sentenced Friday, Dec. 7 to 17 years in federal prison without parole, according to the r
As Edwards ups her game, she's 'all in' on Rockhurst
Having already made a verbal commitment to Rockhurst, Nixa’s Emily Edwards doesn’t anticipate what is shaping up to be a breakout junior season causing her to second-guessing herself.
Saturday's prep roundup — Nixa's Fugitt, Marec and Downs win titles
Nixa's Deagan Fugitt, Marek Davs and DeSean Downs all claimed individual championships at the Carl Junction Tournament on Saturday. Fugitt, who was 5-0 and had four pins, edged Levi Connelly, Seneca, 6-5, in the 113-pound final. Davis, who was 5-0 and posted four pins, recored a 10-4 win by decision
Camp MeWe proposal meets end in Ozark
Plans to build an inclusive summer camp for children on the autism spectrum or with other special needs have officially been scrapped. The Christian County Commission voted 3-0 to enact the deadline that effectively kills off plans for Camp MeWe, a 50-acre development south of Ozark that was once se
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.
Battery Station troop drive sends 75 boxes sent overseas
WEST PLAINS, Mo. — The Battery Station on Washington Ave. in West Plains conducted their 15th annual Christmas troop drive over the past few weeks, and sent the initial shipment of 75 boxes out to units overseas on Friday.
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
Lebanon defeats Nixa for first time since 2007
Behind a game-high 23 points (9-9 field goals, 2-2 free throw) from junior guard Quenton Shelton, the Lebanon High School boys’ basketball team picked up their biggest win in program history in some time over the Nixa Eagles (1-3) on Thursday night in Boswell Auditorium, 59-56.
Community Welcomed to Light the World Celebration Featuring Almost 700 Nativity Sets
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - People were able to catch the Light the World Celebration tonight. This was part of the 19th Annual Nativity Celebration at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in south Springfield.
A taste of delicious local eats and drinks for the holidays
I’ve been on a roll lately discovering deliciousness all over town, so instead of highlighting one restaurant this week, I wanted to recommend foodie finds that you can enjoy this holiday season.
Opinion: Parks department helps personalize minimum wage hike
A budget move in Nixa to increase wage spending in the city’s parks department is one of many that will be made across Missouri in the coming months and years. The Nixa City Council approved an increase to the fees customers pay to use the Nixa X Center by $3 per month. This fee increase will help p
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.
Nixa never lets up in its Classic victory
With a minute to play and Nixa up by 20 over St. Clair on Thursday, Lady Eagles coach Jennifer Perryman implored Emily Edwards to lead their full-court press. “Do jumping jacks,” Perryman asked.
Rise in minimum wage means fee increase for recreation in Nixa
Missouri’s new minimum wage law could impact the people who make your sons and daughters’ next basketball games possible. They keep score, face long lines at concession stands, answer phone calls and man the gate. They are the people who work part time for Nixa Parks and Recreation. Their boss wants
Local teens' call to action in YouTube video.
Recently, I came across a video on the internet featuring presumably local teens. In the video I recognized a few different Springfield locations, such as Kickapoo High school and The Battlefield mall meeting other teens and making conversation. The video was decent enough and was the same format as
Estate of minor who survived Table Rock Lake boat accident sues Ripley Entertainment, others for damages
SPRINGFIELD – The estate of a minor who survived a duck boat accident at Table Rock Lake is suing the owner and the operators of the boat for damages caused. The National Banking of Indianapolis, who is the guardian of the estate of the minor D.H., filed a lawsuit Nov. 29 at the U.S. District Court