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Arts 'n crafts and cider, oh my >> Calendar of Events s-hough


The 18th Annual Cider Days on Historic Walnut Street will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on September 19 & 20, 2015. The two-day festival that draws 15,000 spectators annually features over 75 regional artists and crafters displaying jewelry, clay, wood, glass, photography and fiber art. Also featured are hands-on activities for kids including face painting and pumpkin painting sponsored by the Springfield Urban Agriculture Coalition and three performance stages.

Managed by the Downtown Springfield Association, the event is sponsored by Journal Broadcast Group, Ozark Empire Fair Foundation, School of Rock, Petsway, University ...more


Capt. Millsap readies for challenges ahead >> People lcox

The commander of the Springfield Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division, Captain David Millsap, pictured, is now a graduate of the Senior Management Institute for Police (SMIP).

With classes held at Boston University, the program is conducted by the Police Executive Research Forum and provides senior police executives with intensive training in the latest management concepts and practices to prepare for the most challenging issues facing law enforcement executives today.

During the demanding three-week course, SMIP brings together a faculty from top universities, successful law enforcement chief executives and subject matter ...more


New way to discover risk for high blood pressure >> Health doshea
Analysis of blood samples from more than 5,000 people suggests that a more sensitive version of a blood test long used to verify heart muscle damage from heart attacks could also identify people on ...more

Master vs. dog: Who really wins? >> Book Reviews jkennedy
by Jack L. Kennedy Anyone who likes dogs, colorful characters and good writing will read A Dog’s Choice by Allan Meyer. (Arizona Vintage Investments) The book is the perfect prescription for ...more

Genealogy group conference is scheduled >> Calendar of Events dwilson
The Ozarks Genealogical Society, Springfield Missouri Fall Conference, “Be the Family Sherlock,” will be held September 11-12, 2015. Featured speaker will be Lisa Louise Cooke, owner of Genealogy ...more

Month-long exhibit at Spiva features clay artists >> Calendar of Events staff
Imagination abounds in this piate by clay artist Angel Brame "Stories in Clay" is the latest group exhibit in the main gallery of the Spiva Center for the Arts. Midwest Clay Artists with 23 ...more

Heer's becomes downtown living option >> Business staff
Heer’s Luxury Living, LLC, 138 Park Central Square, announced its grand opening of 80 units of luxury rental housing and 18,000 square feet of commercial space in downtown Springfield. The ...more

City of Ozark survey is open to all >> Community staff
The city of Ozark is asking residents to complete a brief survey that will help elected officials and city staff who are working on establishing a 5-year Strategic Plan. They are looking for opinions ...more

Salute century farms >> Calendar of Events staff
Put on your jeans and boots and join the agricultural community in a Salute to Century Farms. The event sponsored by the Greene County University of Missouri Extension will take place from 6-9 p.m. ...more

Republicans stuff funding bill with riders >> Op-Ed jruch
Riders on the Storm I am not referring to the classic Doors song (“Into this world we're thrown…”) but to the welter of anti-environmental provisions (aka “riders”) Republicans have inserted into ...more

ISIS' evil gets thumbs up >> Op-Ed mpolka
“Slow down, I can’t understand you,” the Prince of Darkness uttered, as his nefarious cohort babbled on. ...more

Construction begins on Campbell at Primrose >> Community staff
Construction is beginning for the intersection improvement project at Campbell Avenue and Primrose Street in Springfield. The $2.3 million project funded by the 1/4-cent Capital Improvements ...more

Music fills SLT 2015-16 season >> Calendar of Events staff
LANDERS THEATRE The Springfield Little Theatre, the oldest civic theatre operation of its size in Missouri, and one of the largest in mid-America, has announced its 2015-16 season. For season ...more

The MARC calls for artists for September event >> Calendar of Events staff
A call has gone out to artists to enter The Not So Square Arts Festival sponsored by The MARC, 822 W. Mt. Vernon Blvd., Mt. Vernon. Painters, potters, authors, fabric artists, photographers, jewelry ...more

Master Gardeners teaching series runs monthly >> Calendar of Events staff
The Learn to Grow in the Garden Series sponsored by the Greene County Master Gardeners will take place each month from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Springfield Botanical Center, 2400 S. Scenic, ...more

Carthage announces art walk dates and themes >> Calendar of Events staff
The Carthage Historic Downtown Art Walk Committee has announced the dates for its fifth anniversary season presenting artists, musicians, entertainers and galleries on the Carthage Square. The dates ...more

Challenges of growing succulents >> Home and Garden mariwinn
Jan Bower (second from left) demonstrates how to propagate succulent plants to some members of the Succulent Society of the Ozarks. Members were able to take home cuttings to create their own ...more

More safety for bikers/pedestrians >> Community staff
The City of Springfield Public Works is in the process of installing a high-intensity activated crosswalk (HAWK) signal on Sunset Street between Kimbrough Avenue and Dollison Avenue as part of ...more

Springfield combats cardiac arrest >> Health staff
What do Bass Pro Shops,The Bodysmith, City Utilities of Springfield, DermaHealth, Paul Mueller Company, Rick’s Automotive, and Title Boxing Club have in common? These are places where if you were ...more

New insight on tweeting >> Op-Ed hastings
Rare earth paradise by Sandy Lyon-- Will we dig up paradise to be able to try to tweet a picture of paradise? To tweet or not to tweet, that is the question of our time. So all those little ...more

Where to find a recycling center in Springfield >> Community mhaase
City-operated Recycling Centers and Yardwaste Recycling Center announce extended spring/summer schedule The city of Springfield's recycling centers and yard waste recycling center will begin their ...more

Have you considered an alternative to your garden? >> Health staff
Do you not have enough room to grow your own garden, or do you know someone in that situation who would still like to have fresh vegetables throughout the spring, summer, and fall......and even into ...more

Got a clunker you want removed? >> Community staff
The Greene County Extension Council in Springfield, Missouri is hoping to generate money for educational programs and office operations thanks to a partnership with AutoWranglers, a national vehicle ...more

Cellphone nos. will be added to No Call List >> Government staff
JEFFERSON CITY – Legislation was signed into law this week by Gov. Jay Nixon that will allow cell phone users to block unwanted telemarketing calls and text messages. Co-sponsored by 154 ...more

Top 10 Articles
08-26New way to discover risk for high blood pressuredoshea
08-26Master vs. dog: Who really wins?jkennedy
08-25Sept. 2015 Springfield area eventsstaff
08-18Tire distributor expands to Springfieldamysusan
08-17Genealogy group conference is scheduleddwilson
08-17Month-long exhibit at Spiva features clay artistsstaff
08-17Arrests were made at recent sobriety checkpointl-cox
08-17Heer's becomes downtown living optionstaff
08-17City of Ozark survey is open to allstaff
08-17Arts 'n crafts and cider, oh mys-hough
 
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07-13Convention of Statestbrick
The COS is a great idea. It's the only way We The People" can truly fight the entrenched power
02-17Forida detox center warns against legalizing potkjhelms
When Congress passed a massive spending bill on December 13, 2014, it effectively voted to end the
02-09Vote 'yes'ma-earth
This is a no-brainer, people. Go out and vote "yes." They can't authorize the bond issue without
01-14TwiHardkbells
As a twihard I just wanted to point out that Edward was a virgin. So yes he was 100+ trapped in a
11-17Kellogg and Biologic Livingkal777
If you want to learn more about Dr. Kellogg, check out the new book by Brian C. Wilson, "Dr. John
10-29multistate opposition5399454
Illinois, Iowa, Arkansas and Kansas also have many citizens who are also opposing transmission
10-29Local Solar Powerlean-doc
We love farmers and all they do for us. Private property rights are the basis of our way of life.
08-04Don't be swayed by phony commercialsstaff
Check this YouTube out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N3z47lga2fUUpdated: 2014-08-04
07-27Moms rally to support Clean Power Planafrank
More than 200 moms and their kids held a demonstration on Capitol Hill on July 9, 2014, to be a
07-27Whose right to farm is it?hnavarro
The "Right to Farm" amendment, Amendment 1, does not protect the rights of Missouri's long-standing
 
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Eliminating the estate tax “The death tax disproportionately hurts states like Missouri, which relies heavily on agriculture revenue. This tax is often a crushing blow to family business owners and farmers who are trying to plan for the future, which is why I support permanently eliminating it altogether.”

---Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO)

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08-17Download GoSpringfieldMOstaff
In case you missed the announcement last spring the city of Springfield launched its first mobile
07-09Missouri road map is informativestaff
To find out what roads may be closed due to flooding go here for the Missouri Depart of
04-29City of Joplin land salestaff
The city of Joplin is accepting bids for the purchase of a parcel of property located at 32nd &
04-13Seasonal workers are neededstaff
The City of Ozark’s Public Works Department is seeking hard working and self-motivated candidates
03-22Need windows washed, etc.?staff
Have ladder will clean gutters * install your holiday decorationsHonest and relieable * Call for a
03-21Help wanted: Store managersstaff
Orscheln Farm & Home with over 160 stores in nine Midwest states is offering a $1,000 sign-on bonus
08-20Set up a personalized Social Security accountstaff
As part of its 79th anniversary the Social Security Administration is encouraging everyone planning
07-11Non-profits establish thrift store in Nixastaff
The Common Interest Thrift Store, 741 Center Cir., Nixa (off of Hwy. 14 in the old Gordon's
04-22Unique garden center opens in Ozarkstaff
Willow Green Gardens of Rogersville now has a retail outlet in Ozark. It is located off of the CC
04-04Autism is on the rise; seek an assessmentlross
New statistics provided by the Centers for Disease Control reports one in 68 children in the United

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Musings with Mari
I just heard a message on TV this morning imploring people to raise objections to President Obama's proposal called "Net Neutrality" and how it would impose fees for the use of the Internet that weren't already imposed. I said to myself, "Hey, wait a minute. Is that like being subjected to rate hikes by utility companies because the government's Federal Utilities Commission generally doesn't object to higher rates, especially if taxes are computed proportionally? The message obviously was...More

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