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Cassville man dies in head-on car crash

CASSVILLE, Mo.- A 53-year-old man has died after a head-on car crash on Highway 76 in Cassville, Missouri. According to a crash report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident happened Saturday afternoon around 5:30 pm when a car, driven by Dale Roller, 53, of Cassville, Missouri, crossed the center line and hit another […]
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Police pursuit ends with two dead in officer involved shooting

UPDATE: The Greene County Sheriff’s office update information, “The two suspects involved in this incident have been identified as Timothy W. Shafer, 37 years of age, and Donna M. Bailey, 23 years of age. The next of kin have been notified. This investigation is still ongoing.” GREENE COUNTY, Mo. — Saturday morning, September 24, just before 3 a.m. Ozark Missouri Police...
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Area marching bands compete at Pride of the Ozarks

Marching bands from all over the area competed at the Pride of the Ozarks marching festival in Ozark on Saturday. Click the links below for full photo galleries of each of the area’s bands that competed.

Licking resident, 18, hurt in accident

An 18-year-old Licking man was injured early Saturday in a Stone County accident, the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Tpr. Kyle Elledge said an eastbound 2005 Dodge 1500 operated by Ryan W. Hoeme, 19, of Cape Fair, ran off Shadrock Road one west of Cape Fair and struck a tree at about 12:50 a.m.

Suspicious package leads to fentanyl arrest in Reeds Spring

REEDS SPRING, Mo. – A call about a suspicious package at the Reeds Spring Post Office Tuesday led to the discovery of fentanyl. The Stone County Sheriff’s Office said the package was sent from a fake address in California. The Stone County Sheriff’s Office, the United States Postal Service and the reeds Spring Police Department […]

FBI offer $30,000 reward to locate missing man, connected to Southwest Missouri

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The FBI is offering a reward up to $30,000 for a missing man with connections to Southwest Missouri. Some of the man’s belongings were recovered in Eagle Rock, Mo. in Barry County. “FBI Little Rock is seeking information regarding the disappearance of Jason Lierl. He was last seen in Madison County, Arkansas on January 25, 2022.”...

Missouri’s First Lady visits Aurora

Missouri’s First Lady Teresa Parson stopped by Aurora High School earlier this month to visit the JAG (Jobs for America’s Graduates) program because it was recognized at the state and national levels for being a 5 of 5 program (an excellence in performance award). You need to login...

Aurora R-8 works on new CSIP plan

I was fortunate enough to participate in the trenches recently as about 30 Aurora R-8 educators, parents, students, administrations spent three August and September nights hammering out the specifics of the district’s updated Comprehensive School Improvement Plan. I had a hard time deciding what hat I was wearing in...

Detox center breaks ground

On Aug. 31 Integro Recovery & Detox Center held a groundbreaking ceremony in Stotts City. Attendees included Barry and Lawrence County recovery groups such as Whosoever Men’s and Women’s homes, Freedom Dream Center and Life Change. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please...
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Greene County Medical Society on the Move

Founded in 1874, the Greene County Medical Society has provided a voice for generations of southwest Missouri physicians. As with most membership organizations, the GCMS needed to address changes in medicine and membership. To remain relevant we had to evaluate how we “do” organized medicine in Springfield, Missouri. Under the leadership of 2015 President Robert B. Shaw, Jr., MD, our Society made plans to modernize our society in hopes of continuing our success in today’s changing times.

Steam-O-Rama returns for possible final whistle

The Ozark Steam Engine Association (OSEA) held Steam-O-Rama, their 60th annual steam engine show at the Steam-o-Rama grounds in Republic from Thursday, Sept. 15 through Sunday, Sept. 18. The well-known draw featured tractor pulls, various craft and food vendors, demonstrations of the use of farming equipment from the early 20th century and more. About 200 tractors and steam engines, many over 100 years old, were also on display during the event. This year may very well be the final year that Steam-O-Rama will be held in Republic, as the OSEA plans to move the event to a new location, south of Halltown, as soon as next year.

Same Name, Huge Differences. Another Billings is 1200 Miles Away

A press release we received today from the City of Billings shared details of a recent visit to the Magic City by representatives from another town that shares our name, Billings, Missouri. The group met with Mayor Bill Cole while they were in town, to discuss the possibility of a sister-city relationship. The goodwill gesture is largely symbolic, but it's fun to think about an alternate Billings.

Football Highlights – Republic vs Willard

We take you down on the sideline to experience Friday night’s game at field level – with the play-by-play call of key plays thrown in with the highlights. We even have a couple of touchdowns that were called back because of penalties. (Video by Will Schmidly)

Battlefield Police Looking For Drive-By Shooting Suspect

(KTTS News) – Police in Battlefield are looking for the person who opened fire on a house earlier this week. The incident occurred at 10:15 Tuesday night on Honeysuckle Lane. Police say that a driver in a Dodge Charger drove down the 5500 block of South Honeysuckle Lane while...