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New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Kittens Up for Adoption in bolivar, MO
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around bolivar.
Pizza craving results in a $50K Scratchers prize winner in Bolivar
BOLIVAR, Mo. — A Bolivar man has won a $50,000 prize on a “500X” Scratchers ticket at a local Casey’s General Store. The winning ticket was purchased at the Casey’s located at 328 E. Broadway. “That day, I was hungry for pizza and went to the Casey’s in Bolivar and got a couple slices of […]
FERN ROSELLE (BAKER) PATTEN
Fern Roselle (Baker) Patten, 88, of Buffalo, was born April 9, 1935, and died Thursday, Nov. 23, 2023. She is survived by her children, Teresa Patterson of Buffalo, Steven Patten and his wife Jodi of Elkland, and Bryan Patten and his wife Tammy of Fair Grove; a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 27, 2023, in the Cantlon-Otterness & Viets Funeral Home in Buffalo with Bro. Terry Gentry Jr. officiating. Burial was in Church Grove Cemetery near Buffalo under the direction of Cantlon-Otterness & Viets Funeral Home of Buffalo. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Church Grove Cemetery Fund and donations can be left at the funeral home.
The Haunting Legend of the Elkland Bridge: A Ghostly Tale Through Time
In the quaint town of Elkland, a ghostly whisper from the past echoes through the ages, centering around the enigmatic Elkland Bridge. It is at this very spot that the spirit of Annie L. Jackson, known as Lydia in the haunting tales, is said to appear at the witching hour. Her story, a blend of tragic history and folklore, began with a fatal automobile accident in the 1920s and evolved into the legend of the 'Vanishing Hitchhiker' haunting the bridge ever since.
Lebanon man sentenced to 21 years in prison for arson
LEBANON, Mo. – A Lebanon man has been sentenced to 21 years in prison after he was convicted of two counts of 2nd-degree arson and one count of 2nd-degree burglary. Rene Harvey, Jr., was charged on March 27, 2023, after he was arrested for trying to light a home on fire earlier in the month. […]
On Your Side: Police say scammer stole Lebanon, Mo., business name; Out-of-state customers lose thousands
LEBANON, Mo. (KY3) - A ma and pa business is dealing with an imposter, and out-of-state customers are losing thousands of dollars to what police say is a scam. The actual owner of the business reached out to On Your Side, so no one else falls for it. Here’s how...
Rediscovering the Romance of Route 66: A Nostalgic Journey from Long Lane
Just a short drive from Long Lane, the historic Route 66, known as the 'Main Street of America,' invites locals to experience a slice of Americana steeped in nostalgia. As we inch closer to the Route 66 Centennial in 2026, the iconic highway's timeless allure captivates those seeking to explore America's evolution through its 2,448-mile stretch. From Chicago's vibrant streets to the enchanting deserts of the Southwest, Route 66 embodies the spirit of American progress and freedom.
Ozarks winter forecast according to the persimmon
Winter is bearing down on the Ozarks, with the arrival a few short weeks away. Short days, long nights, and cold temperatures are starting to creep in, and many people are wondering, how bad will winter be? One folklore people use to predict winter weather is a persimmon seed. Using a locally grown persimmon seed, […]
Lebanon Warming Center needs volunteers
Colder temperatures have returned and so has Lebanon’s Warming Center. But, Amber Meredith of the Free Store Ministry, who heads up the warming center program, said the center is desperately in need of volunteers. Meredith said if it is forecast to be 32 degrees or below in the overnight hours, the warming center is activated “as long as we can find volunteers.”
Today the gas price is close to $2.69 in Bolivar as of 2023-11-29. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Wednesday is $3.246, a week ago the price is $3.281 , according to AAA.
Macks Creek: A Close-Knit Community with a Suburban Rural Mix Feel in Camden County
Welcome to Macks Creek, a charming town in Missouri with a population of 369. Nestled in Camden County, Macks Creek offers residents a suburban rural mix feel, providing the best of both worlds. With a conservative atmosphere and a strong sense of community, this neighborhood is a hidden gem worth exploring.
Kick off the Christmas Shopping season big hit in Lebanon
Some of the numbers are being calculated still but, it appears the beginning of the Christmas Shopping Season in Lebanon was very successful. Lebanon Downtown Business District Director Sarah Stewart said businesses were thankful for the customers that shopped in Lebanon…. Downtown Lebanon saw a lot of new customers….....
Fun Story of How a Tiny Missouri Town Got Surrounded by Buffalo
This is one of the many reasons I love living in Missouri. You just never know when you're gonna wake up, look out your windows and see an unbelievable sight. That's what just happened to a tiny Missouri town that suddenly realized they were overtaken by buffalo. Big congratulations to...
City Council makes changes to purchasing policy
The Lebanon City Council approved changes to the city purchasing policy at its meeting Monday night. According to an agenda addendum by Finance Director Katt Gill, superintendents are now being given authority to approve up to $2,500 and the City Administrator will be able to approve purchases up to the current $10,000 limit, including capital purchases and contracts up to the $10,000 cap after review by the city finance department.
Lebanon City Council Approves Key Local Infrastructure Improvements and Honors Emergency Services Personnel
On November 27th, 2023, the Lebanon City Council made several decisions in its regular meeting. The council passed Bill No. 6605, supporting plans for street improvements on Morgan Road and a new extension on Granite Lane. The goal is to improve driving conditions, boost economic development, and create a more walkable city. The bill also aims to enhance semitruck access on Evergreen Parkway and connectivity from Ivey Lane to Nelson Park and Sports Complex.
Multiple purchases for Lebanon departments were approved by City Council
Lebanon City Council, last night(mon), approved purchases and agreements for multiple departments. Council approved an agreement with Lamar for billboards to be located on I-44, on the Grand Glaize Bridge at the Lake of the Ozarks, and in Springfield. According to Tourism Director Rebecca Rupard the total cost is $18,642 with the expense being paid in FY 24 and FY 25. Lebanon City Council approved the purchase of a truck chassis for an F550. Purchasing Agent Jessica Meiners explains the details of the purchase.
Registered apprenticeship programs to expand in 2024
To commemorate National Apprenticeship Week in November, the City’s Department of Workforce Development hosted a Mayoral Proclamation on Nov. 13, 2023. Councilman Abe McGull presented the proclamation to a group of City employees and partner organizations at the Missouri Job Center. City staff also gave an update on the...
Essential Power Infrastructure Update to Temporarily Interrupt Electricity in Mantle, Cobb, Legacy Trails on November 29
The power supply to Mantle Avenue and Cobb Drive will be interrupted temporarily for an essential power infrastructure update. This is part of the power company's plan to improve the power network in the Legacy Trails subdivision. The scheduled power outage is set for Wednesday, November 29, 2023, from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. All residents in these areas will be affected.
Pittsburg rolls out the 44th annual Christmas parade
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Injuries reported in Saturday crash
Injuries were reported Saturday, Nov. 25, resulting from a one-vehicle crash that occurred on State Route W and Riddle Road five miles west of Waynesville, according to an online report of Troop I of the Missouri State Highway Patrol. A 2008 Chevrolet Trailblazer, driven by Kollin J. Ethridge, 21, of...