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Gov. Parson vetoes two Springfield projects

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Missouri Governor Mike Parson voted against funding two Springfield projects: restoring the Jefferson Avenue Footbridge and revitalizing Jordan Creek. The city of Springfield and leaders of the two projects were seeking funding from the Coronavirus State Fiscal Recovery fund. Jefferson Avenue Footbridge Parson vetoed a request for $5 million to maintain and […]
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City council to fund homeless services, Cooper Park renovations in full ARPA allocations

Last month, a Springfield city council committee outlined an initial allocation for the city's $40 million in emergency federal ARPA aid, including millions of funding for homeless services and Cooper Park renovations. The $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act was signed into law by President Joe Biden in March. More than $673 billion of those funds were set aside for state and local governments. In August, the city accepted its first installment of their total $40 million. ...

Springfield woman shares how thieves stole gas from her son’s truck

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - Carolyn Jolley, A Springfield native, said she heard a bang at 2:30 a.m. on July 2. Jolley said her son went outside her house and didn’t see anything, but when she woke up, she smelled gas all over the driveway at her home in north Springfield. That’s when her son found his truck’s gas tank punctured.

Prices of fireworks near Springfield higher than last year

GREEN COUNTY, Mo. — Rain or shine, families made their way to firework stands before the 4th of July. However, some buyers noticed something different, whether it’s the price or the items on the shelves. “Things have been a little tight as far as being able to find specific types and or styles of different […]

Greene County programs, projects getting over $100M through state budget, federal funds

Springfield and Greene County will see a flood of more than $100 million in American Rescue Plan Act funds flow to projects and programs in the region. Nine line-items in Missouri's federal spending plan are dedicated to improvements, renovations and investments for nonprofits, Missouri State University and resources in the county, in addition to a few other line-items in the state's operating budget, which went into effect Friday. ...

Alleged shooter arrested in fatal Pa. road rage incident

SPRINGFIELD — A 22-year-old Darby man has admitted to the road-rage killing of 54-year-old King Hua during rush hour traffic Wednesday morning, Delaware County District Attorney Jack Stollsteimer announced at a press conference Friday morning. “This is a perfect example of everybody in the law enforcement community working together...

Wichita outscores Springfield 10-9

SPRINGFIELD, Mo–The Springfield Cardinals were supposed to have their only 5:25 start of the season Sunday night. But the afternoon thunderstorm drentched downtown, and forced a two hour delay to get Hammons Field ready for baseball. The Cards also shortened the game to seven innings. The big fireworks show...

Springfield wins at home over Wind Surge Saturday

Springfield, MO- The Springfield Cardinals defeated the Wind Surge 5-4 on Saturday night as the Red Birds scored two runs in the eighth inning to come from behind and take the series lead. Springfield rallied to score two runs in the eighth inning as Malcom Nunez scored on a fielder’s...

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 […]

Rep. Tricia Derges found guilty on all counts

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A Missouri Representative was found guilty of defrauding the government Tuesday. Patricia Derges represented the Nixa area at the Missouri House of Representatives. A federal trial jury convicted her of fraudulently receiving about $300,000 in federal coronavirus aid for her nonprofit medical and dental clinic serving the poor, homeless, and uninsured. The funds […]
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How the outfield timer is speeding up minor league baseball

If you’ve been out to Hammons Field for a Springfield Cardinals game you’ve probably noticed a clock out in center field, it’s a pitch clock. The MLB is sampling the timer at the minor league level, forcing pitchers and batters to keep the game moving at a faster pace.

The R.H. Factor: Radical Homemakers on Real Homesteads

The R.H. Factor: Radical Homemakers on Real Homesteads. “The foot of the owner manureth the land.” That’s an old English saying, and it does not refer to the possibility that your boots may be less than clean. Instead, it means that active involvement makes the homestead more productive. A farm tended with careful management and diligent effort will tend to be more successful than one managed minimally or only “on paper.” It has been known for over a century that smaller farm operations tend to be more productive on an acre-by-acre basis than huge monocultures. There’s no substitute for “boots on the ground.” Modern trends have promoted the substitution of capital (money and materials) for labor, and even for management. The results have been more waste, more risk, and more dependency upon an increasingly globalized economy.

Sue Frederick Retires from Missouri State Coaching Staff

Longtime Missouri State assistant coach Sue Frederick is retiring from coaching. Frederick, along with head coach Holly Hesse and fellow assistant coach Beth Perine, made up the longest-tenured staff in the country. The group had coached the Bears together since the 1996 season. Part of more than 800 wins during...