Elkland, MO

Missouri man sentenced to 18 years in prison for meth trafficking

A Missouri man has been sentenced in federal court for leading a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine in the Springfield area, including an undercover drug transaction that occurred in a home with two young children. Devin J.H. Wrinkle, 32, of Springfield, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Brian C. Wimes on...

A teenager's first date shows a slice of life in Springfield and Branson

In this well-told, funny story about the nerves of teenage first dates, Springfield resident Gabe Serratos recalls working at a Branson-area water park when he was a teenager, sharing the story with his friend, Ashlyn Deffenbaugg, who's never heard the tale before. At the water park, Serratos met the girl...

Jury convicts state Republican lawmaker of Covid-19 and stem cell fraud schemes, illegally distributing prescription drugs

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A Missouri state representative was convicted by a federal trial jury Tuesday for a nearly $900,000 COVID-19 fraud scheme, a $200,000 fraud scheme in which she made false claims about a fake stem cell treatment marketed through her clinics in southern Missouri, and for illegally providing prescription drugs to clients of those clinics.
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Three Arrests Made Recently By Highway Patrol In The Lake Area

The Highway Patrol making a couple of arrests in the Lake Area. Officials report that 29-year-old Timothy Labrie of Springfield was picked up on possession of less than 10 grams of Marijuana and driving without insurance. He’s since been released. Also 48-year-old Jason Skillings of Gravois Mills was picked...

YMCA is trying to sell the downtown location

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The Ozarks Regional YMCA (ORYMCA) is listing the building on Jefferson Ave. downtown for sale due to declining membership usage and increasing costs of the 100-plus-year-old building. In a release to members, it stated: “The ORYMCA Association will list the property for sale and will work with Zamora Real Estate through this […]
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New Life House receives MFA grant

The MFA Oil Foundation has awarded a grant of $2,000 to the New Life Project of Lebanon to assist with purchasing a burglar alarm and security system. The New Life House is a transitional home for women coming out of prison or jail. “It’s a safe place for them to...

Grizzly Basketball signs guard from Alton

Jared Phay, head coach of the Missouri State University-West Plains (MSU-WP) Grizzly Basketball team, today announced the signing of Chanler Sisco from Alton. The 6-foot, 2-inch guard averaged 20 points and eight rebounds per game this past season while helping lead the Comets to a 24-6 overall record. The Comets reached the Missouri Class 2A state quarterfinals earlier this year before falling to Bernie High School 51-49 in overtime.

Drive-by shooting part of Springfield’s bigger problem

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — After gun laws were relaxed in recent years, reports of gun violence are on the rise in Springfield, leading to situations such as the drive-by shooting Tuesday night. Travis Eastburn was in an apartment building between South Robberson Avenue and Grant Street when he heard what he initially thought were fireworks, but […]

Pet Connection: Bella and Bernadette

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Bella and Bernadette made their first appearance on Daybreak Wednesday morning. Both kitties were found on the side of the road and Bernadette suffered a leg injuries from being thrown, according to Watching Over Whiskers (WOW). According to the organization the United States is at an all-time low for foster support, adoptions […]

Springfield jewelers report a rise in synthetic diamond sales

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - Jewelry store owners say they see many young couples choosing synthetic gems over natural stones. Chemically they are exactly the same. Both are made from carbon. One took millions of years to develop in the Earth. The other took just a few months to develop in a lab. To the untrained eye, the only real difference is price. A synthetic diamond of the same cut and carat weight costs 40-60% less than a natural diamond.

On Your Side: What to buy in July

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - There are sizzling sales in July. Here’s what to buy. If you’ve been eyeing a new sectional or recliner, now’s the time to buy. New furniture models go on display in August. Retailers must clear out current inventory to make space on showroom floors. Expect deep discounts.

Aurora girls return plenty for their new coach

The Aurora Lady Houns have a new head coach in Jason Cole, who returned to coaching last season and guided the East Newton Lady Patriots to their first winning season since 2016. Cole stepped down as Exeter girls basketball head coach in 2013 after 10 seasons, including 10 straight winning...