Bois D'arc, MO

Loutos gives up loot to pitch for the Cardinals

SPRINGFIELD, Mo–The Springfield Cardinals will continue their series with Wichita Frdiay night at Hammons Field. The Wind Surge have won the last two games. There’s always a lot of roster movement in minor league baseball. Friday, the Cardinals promoted pitchers Grant Black and Ryan Loutos to Triple AAA Memphis. Loutos is an undrafted free agent […]
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Closing aruguments given in Ozark County woman’s murder trial; judge to decide fate

The fate of an Ozark County woman accused of killing her daughter nearly five years ago is now in the hands of Judge Calvin Holden following Thursday’s closing arguments. Rebecca Ruud is on a bench trial at the Greene County Courthouse in Springfield on charges of first- and second-degree murder, abuse or neglect of a child resulting in death, abandonment of a corpse and tampering with physical evidence in a felony in connection with the 2017 death of 16-year-old Savannah Leckie.

Take a look inside Finley Farms’ new restaurant

OZARK, Mo. – Finley Farms in Ozark Missouri is opening a new upscale fine dining experience on July 1, 2022. Finley Farms describe themselves as a restoration and a reimagination of the historic Ozark Mill in Ozark Missouri they offer fine dining and event venues. Finley Farms said they are opening a fine dining upscale […]

Springfield-Greene County health leaders say COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations rising into the holiday

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - The Springfield-Greene County Health Department advises you to get tested for COVID-19 and stay home if sick this Fourth of July weekend. The seven-day average of new cases rose 10% in the past week to 87 cases per day. Hospitalizations jumped to 56 patients with four in critical care. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention classifies Greene County as a medium impact level for COVID-19. This change in CDC impact level includes updated prevention guidance for Greene County. The CDC now recommends:

Springfield snaps Surge two game winning streak

SPRINGFIELD, Mo–The Springfield Cardinals continued their homestand with Wichita Friday night at Hammons Field. Before the game, the Cardinals promoted two Springfield pitchers, Grant Black and Ryan Loutos to Triple AAA Memphis. Meanwhile the baby birds were trying to slow down a Wind Surge team that’s won two straight. Springfield sending Gordon Graceffo to the […]
Ozark Sports Zone

Lasers not returning to Springfield in 2022

The Springfield Lasers will not be returning to Cooper Tennis Complex in 2022. Jenny Edwards of the Springfield Greene County Park Board tells KY3 Sports the Lasers will not play any home matches this year. The team is not currently scheduled to play any matches at all. Edwards says World...

Miller man killed after crash in Diamond

A 55-year-old man from Miller, Missouri, was killed in a one-vehicle accident in Diamond Thursday. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident happened on Highway 59 when Louie L. Taylor went off the left side of the road, hit a utility pole, went airborne and then struck a storage building.

Homestead State Historic Site

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, JULY 1, 2022 – Join the team at Nathan and Olive Boone Homestead State Historic Site for a virtual Coffee Talk at 12 p.m. Friday, July 15, on the site’s Facebook page. The program, “Let’s talk about ice cream,” will delve into the history of...

Traffic control plan for Kimberling City’s Fireburst

Kimberling City, Mo. — To promote a safe and memorable Fireburst event scheduled for Friday, July 1, the Kimberling Police Department shared the traffic control plan for before and after the event. From 8:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Highway 13 and Kimberling Boulevard will be the only roads moving North and South. People going to […]

On Your Side: To avoid overdrafts, gas stations increase hold amounts

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - Here’s an On Your Side warning as you fill up your tank during the long holiday weekend. If you pay at the pump, check your account before pulling into the gas station. Consider it a sign of the times. Gas stations and financial institutions know you’re paying more. The temporary hold on your debit or credit card is up-we are talking about 40% more.

Police in Springfield report rising counterfeit cash use

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - The Springfield Police Department saw a rising trend in June of counterfeit cash. Of all the cases seen in June, all but one of them used a fake $100 bill. Lt. Jason Laub of the SPD Property Crimes Division says that the best way to make...

Springfield reaches Medium Impact Level of COVID-19, per CDC

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.— With cases of COVID-19 on the rise in Greene County, the Center for Disease Control has reclassified Greene County from low community impact level to medium. While categorized as low impact, recommendations included staying up-to-date on vaccines and boosters, getting tested if showing symptoms or are exposed to COVID-19 as well as staying […]
Springfield Business Journal

SBJ unveils 2022 Men of the Year

An independent panel of judges has chosen the 12th annual class of Springfield Business Journal’s Men of the Year. The award recognizes the professional, philanthropic and civic contributions of businessmen throughout the Springfield region. The 2022 Men of the Year honorees, in alphabetical order, are: Dr. Ryan Bader, Seven...