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Teachers across the Ozarks planning field trips to Wonders of Wildlife

SPRINGFIELD, Mo -- There are many big activities planned for Wednesday's grand opening of Springfield's Wonders of Wildlife, but it's not just big name celebrities who are getting in on the action. Teachers across the Ozarks are planning field trips to the museum and aquarium. Mike Juchems teaches 6

KYTV - 2017-09-20 23:32:00

Trooper Sentenced in 2014 Lake of the Ozarks Drowning

MORGAN COUNTY, Mo.--A Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper who was charged in connection with the death of Brandon Ellingson on the Lake of the Ozark was sentenced Tuesday afternoon. Anthony Piercy, of Versailles, Mo., was sentenced to 10 days in jail, 50 hours of community service, and two years s

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2017-09-19 20:09:32

Former Ozark Public Works director dies at 55

Former Ozark Public Works Director Larry Martin died Sept. 14 from injuries sustained in a car accident in Salt Lake City. He was 55. Martin also was active in the James River Basin Partnership, serving as a board member and past president, according to a news release. "The JRBP family and the comm


Missouri trooper gets 10 days, probation in man's drowning at Lake of the Ozarks

VERSAILLES, Mo. (AP) - A Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper will spend 10 days in jail and two years on supervised probation for the death of a handcuffed man who drowned when he fell out of the trooper's boat. Trooper Anthony Piercy was sentenced Tuesday in the May 2014 death of Brandon Elling

KSPR.COM - 2017-09-19 21:37:00

Ozark aldermen reload weapons ban

A proposed city ordinance banning guns from city property that garnered controversy earlier this year is back. The latest legislation, introduced Sept. 18, is comprehensive and mirrors state law, said City Attorney David Collignon. Subscription Required An online service is needed to view this ar

CCHEADLINER.COM - 2017-09-19 23:22:00

Ozark fields questions from angered Finley Valley residents

Several city officials hovered around the front of the room as residents filled in the seats. There were more than 80 Finley River Valley residents at the Sept. 14 meeting. At the front of the room was a large map of the subdivision, with colored bars representing the changes slated to be made when

CCHEADLINER.COM - 2017-09-19 22:18:00

OZARK CHAMBER: Ozark Optimist Club

Surrounded by Ozark Optimist Club and Ozark Chamber of Commerce members, Adam Dudley, president of the Ozark Optimist Club, cuts the ribbon Sept. 15 welcoming the club to the chamber. The Ozark Optimist Club started October 2016 with a mission to "help the kids in the community," Dudley said. So far

CCHEADLINER.COM - 2017-09-19 21:09:00

Couple indicted in death of Ozark County teenager

THEODOSIA, Mo. -- A grand jury in Ozark County has indicted Rebecca Ruud and Robert Peat Jr. on charges relating to the murder of 16-year-old Savannah Leckie. Rudd, Leckie's mother, and Peat, Ruud's husband, are both with first and second degree murder, child abuse or neglect, tampering with evidenc

KYTV - 2017-09-20 23:58:00

Minor Symptoms Turned Out To Be A Major-League Disease

(NAPSM)-Like most people starting retirement, Angela S.* was thinking about how to manage volunteer work, help her children finish college, and just starting to consider 'what's the next chapter,' when her husband, Shawn, noticed that she was having trouble tying her shoelaces. They joked that she w

CCHEADLINER.COM - 2017-09-19 13:44:00

PHOTO GALLERY: Highlandville Mayor Clint Ellingsworth

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CCHEADLINER.COM - 2017-09-19 17:39:00

Ozarks brothers spent six years painting murals inside Wonders of Wildlife

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. With each stroke of the brush, Aaron and Adam Wolken are painting scenes at Wonders of Wildlife in Springfield, Mo., meant to capture the imagination. "We still are painting with broad strokes but then also dialing in, adding detail," said Adam Wolken, a muralist at Wonders of Wild

KSPR.COM - 2017-09-18 20:32:00

Springfield police in standoff on West Phelps

Police have shut down the entire block of 1400 block of West Phelps Street Tuesday morning and officers appear to be focused on a single house. A police spokeswoman said officers responded to a home on the block at 4:52 a.m. for a call about a person with a weapon. As of 8:20 a.m., police could be

NEWS-LEADER.COM - 2017-09-19 13:29:38

Police Dog Injured in Springfield Barricade Incident

Courtesy of KODE, KSN SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- A Springfield man and a police service dog are both recovering from injuries from a barricade incident that occurred Tuesday. According to Springfield Police Spokesperson Lisa Cox, officers responded at 4:52 a.m. Tuesday to 1421 West Phelps after someone repo

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2017-09-19 20:45:59

Death toll in Mexico's earthquake rises

(CNN) - A sea of rescuers in hard hats and masks continue to descend upon the streets of Mexico City in search of survivors after a deadly earthquake struck the region. "The priority now is continue rescuing those who are still trapped and provide medical attention to the injured," said President En

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2017-09-20 10:43:10

Mexico Earthquake: Bodies Pulled from School - Death Toll Rising

MEXICO CITY -- A powerful earthquake shook central Mexico Tuesday, collapsing buildings in plumes of dust and killing at least 248 people. Thousands fled into the streets in panic, and many stayed to help rescue those trapped. Dozens of buildings tumbled into mounds of rubble or were severely damage

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2017-09-20 09:34:26

Voters say no to tax increase for Valley Springs School District

VALLEY SPRINGS, Ark. - A list of improvements to schools in Valley Springs will have to wait. Voters said no Tuesday to a millage increase that would have paid for many improvements, including the construction of a new high school. The tax failed by 14 votes, 237 to 233. The vote is unofficial unti

KSPR.COM - 2017-09-20 19:57:00

Fire in Howell County Jail - No Injuries, Minor Smoke Damage

Google Street View WEST PLAINS, Mo. -- No injuries were reported after a small fire at the Howell County jail Tuesday afternoon. Howell County Sheriff Mike Shannon told Ozark Radio News that the fire took place in the women's cell at the prison around 4 pm. The sheriff says pages from a book were l

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2017-09-20 13:44:04

Christian County Sheriff's Office Searching for Porch Package Thief

OZARK, Mo.-- The Christian County Sheriff's Office is asking the public to help them locate a man seen following a UPS driver and stealing items off front porches. See the post below: "The prior posted story, and request for assistance, had a malfunction with the video. We have included that video i

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2017-09-19 22:10:03

Milsap, Frizzell at the Welk Friday night

Up Close Concerts is gearing up its fall run of "big shows" in Ozark Mountain Country by welcoming Country Music Hall of Famer Ronnie Milsap and special guest David Frizzell to the Welk Resort Theatre Friday night. "Ronnie Milsap is in the Country Music Hall of Fame for a reason," Up Close Concerts

BRANSONTRILAKESNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 04:00:00

Horse Causes Crash in Aurora; Springfield Man Injured

Courtesy of MGN Online AURORA, Mo.(Hometown Daily News) - A man from Springfield is injured in a single-vehicle crash early this (Tuesday) morning, five miles north of Aurora in Lawrence County. The Missouri Highway Patrol reports 25-year-old Levi Brunner was traveling northbound on Route K at 2:04

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2017-09-20 00:44:03