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The Lambert's Cafe and its roll throwing tradition has brought the crowds for 80 years

One of Lambert Cafe's locations in Foley, Alabama.Infrogmation of New Orleans, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons. Founded in 1942, Lambert's Cafe has three locations in Sikeston and Ozark, Missouri, and Foley, Alabama. It's the place to visit if you enjoy country or southern-style cooking with popular items on the menu like fried chicken, of course, catfish, meatloaf, and homemade chicken and dumplings. There are plenty of side options available. And, of course, let's not forget the throwing of the rolls.
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The Log Book: SuperRigs winner takes Best of Show prize for second time

The Log Book is a weekly rundown of human-interest stories related to the transportation industry. This week: Theresa DeSantis takes home a second SuperRigs Best of Show award, Schneider donates to LGBTQIA+ non-profit organization and Swift honors POW/MIA veterans with a newly wrapped Kenworth. SuperRigs winner takes Best of Show...
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Nixa, Willard holding freedom festivals ahead of July 4

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - The Nixa Area Chamber of Commerce is holding its Sky High Fireworks Show on Saturday from 6 to 9 p.m. This year’s fireworks show will once again be held at the Nixa High School’s Eagle Stadium and free to attend. Chris Russell, President of the Nixa Chamber of Commerce, said they’re excited to continue the firework show tradition this year.

City Utilities warns customers of scam calls

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.– City Utilities has issued another warning to customers to beware of scam callers that appear to have the same phone number as the utility provider. This warning comes just over two weeks since their last issuance, when City Utilities said they had calls from residents of Nixa and Ozark reporting scam calls despite […]

Howden’s GoFundMe for House of Hope raises questions

Branson Alderman Marshall Howden has begun a fundraising campaign for House of Hope to purchase a commercial fire sprinkler system in their facility, which would allow them to continue to serve the homeless in the city when the outside temperature drops below 32 degrees. The situation raised ethics questions as...

Crane women ejected, serious injured in motorcycle crash

A woman from Crane sustained serious injuries in a motorcycle crash on Saturday, June 18, two miles north of Galena. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported Kari Eads, 54, of Crane was traveling south on Highway AA, when the floorboard of her Harley Davidson Motorcycle drug on the roadway as she was rounding a curve and caused her to lose control. The motorcycle went off of the roadway and Eads was ejected from the motorcycle.

Fire decimates Buttonwood Center in Kimberling City

Four businesses and four families had their lives uprooted as a fire blazed through the Buttonwood Center in Kimberling City in the early hours of Tuesday, June 21. According to Southern Stone County Fire Protection District Lieutenant Dylan Honea, the SCFPD got the call of a fire at the center just after 1:30 a.m. The Buttonwood Center is divided into residential and commercial areas, with four businesses and four occupied apartments.

Permit issue causes problems for Branson warming shelter

A social media posting from the head of House of Hope is drawing attention to troubles between the homeless charity and the city of Branson. Tracy Banks posted on Facebook, the city of Branson told her she would not be able to operate a warming center for the homeless during the winter months despite operating it for the last two years. The main issue? A sprinkler system within the building.

Milan teen to play, open for big country stars this summer

MILAN, Ind. (WKRC) - Student by day, and soon-to-be country music star by night. A Milan teen is taking her guitar and talents to the big stage. With her sparkly boots on, and guitar in hand, Rachel Holt proudly sings an original song. While many 16-year-olds are still trying to...

Grand Funk Railroad & Foghat LIVE

Springfield’s Talk 104.1 KSGF and our friends at the Black Oak Amphitheater want to send YOU to see TWO legendary bands, LIVE, on one stage!. We’re hooking you up with a pair of tickets to see Grand Funk Railroad & Foghat at the Black Oak Amphitheater in Lampe, Missouri on Friday, July 22nd!

Fourth of July fireworks to light up area skies

The time has come once again to wear your best red, white and blue outfits, wave our flags and to gather communities together to celebrate the birth of our country. The Fourth of July is just over a week away and we have the scope of several area locations which are hosting fireworks displays and Fourth of July activities.