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Rescue One Organization Hunting for Doggie Fosters

It’s no secret that there is an astounding number of dogs in shelters and rescues waiting for their fur-ever homes. In the United States alone, 3.1 million dogs enter shelters on yearly basis. And it’s understandable that not everyone is capable of taking on another member of the family. But sometimes it’s the short commitments […] The post Rescue One Organization Hunting for Doggie Fosters appeared first on DogTime.
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Missouri has most Black homicide victims in nation

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Black Americans make up almost 14% of the country’s population but accounted for over half of all homicide victims. Missouri is the state with the worst Black homicide rate. According to a Violence Policy Center study released in July 2022, Missouri had the highest rate of Black homicide victims in 2019. The […]
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Another catalytic converter thief pleads guilty, gets probation

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — One of the several people involved in a series of arrests connected to a string of catalytic converter thefts in Springfield has pleaded guilty and was sentenced to five years of probation. Cody Phillips pleaded guilty on July 29 to two felony charges of stealing catalytic converters. He was sentenced to probation, […]
SPRINGFIELD, MO
Augusta Free Press

Cheapest rent in the U.S. is under $600 a month in Kansas

Recent research by Rent., formerly known as Rent.com, shows cities in the United States with the cheapest cost of rent. Jon Leckie, a Data Journalist for Rent., said that Rent. looked at the average rent, dollar increase, and year-over-year percent change in every U.S. city with a population of more than 50,000 for a combination of one- and two-bedroom units.
WICHITA, KS
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Highest-rated restaurants in SGF, according to Tripadvisor

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Stacker compiled a list of the highest-rated restaurants in Springfield from Tripadvisor. With the advent of Big Data, it’s now easier than ever to quantify what people like around the globe. And when it comes to food, Americans seem to have specific opinions. American dining brands have a long and storied history, and whether they’re fast food, fast-casual, high-end, or super cheap, U.S. restaurants offer something for almost everyone.
SPRINGFIELD, MO
KYTV

Man escapes house fire in Bois D’Arc, Mo.

BOIS D’ ARC, Mo. (KY3) - On Wednesday, a man escaped a house fire in western Greene County. Firefighters responded around 11 a.m. to the home on West Robinson Street in Bois D’Arc. Several fire departments responded to the fire. Investigators say the homeowner claimed the fire started...
BOIS D'ARC, MO
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Nixa-made film screening tonight: How to watch

NIXA, Mo.– A film studio based in Nixa recently released their newest feature “MEAD”, and while it’s currently available on multiple streaming platforms, you’ll want to act fast to catch it in the theater. “MEAD” is the latest release from Parallax Studio headed by Jeffery Allen Williams, who founded the studio in 1996. The movie […]
NIXA, MO
KYTV

Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield remembers anniversary of famous battle

REPUBLIC, Mo. (KY3) - Staff at Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield in Republic remembered Wednesday’s anniversary of its famous battle 161 years ago. In a ceremony commemorating the conflict, the Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield Foundation donated several artifacts connected to Franz Sigel to the battlefield’s visitor center. Sigel was a colonel in the Union Army when he fought at Wilson’s Creek. He took over the command when General Nathaniel Lyon was killed during the battle.
REPUBLIC, MO
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Storm leaves path south of Bois D’Arc

An intense, severe storm not only brought rain but plenty of unrest to the Farm Road 116 area one mile south, southwest of Bois D'Arc the evening of Monday, Aug. 8. The weather system left a two mile long swathe of destruction following Farm Road 116, from Farm Road 45 to Farm Road 63, which included multiple broken power poles, downed power lines, several large trees mangled, a house which took the brunt of a falling tree, and the partial roof of a metal building stripped away. Many homes in the area were left without power for the remainder of the evening while power crews worked to restore service.
BOIS D'ARC, MO
KYTV

Do Good with Daniel: Drew Lewis Foundation Part 3

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - The Drew Lewis Foundation is paying it forward, in a sense, with its Blue House Project. Jeff Reeb, Director of Housing for the nonprofit, walked Daniel Posey through one of the Springfield homes under renovation, showing us before and after images of the house, and how this process helps struggling families in the Ozarks.
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C.A.R.E. looking for dog fosters and adopters

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Rob Hardy of C.A.R.E. Animal Rescue brought Guest Dog Nova to the studio to talk about dog fostering in Springfield in this week’s Pet Connection segment. Nova was on “death row” with Animal Control before C.A.R.E. Animal Rescue brought her into its care over a year ago. She had torn her ACL […]
SPRINGFIELD, MO
Lawrence County Record

Aurora Back to School Bash draws hundreds of kids

Bright Futures Aurora held its Back to School Bash on Thursday, Aug. 4, at Robinson Gym in Aurora. More than 500 people attended the event, which gave them the opportunity to learn about resources available to them through a community resource fair, in which 20 local organizations took part. The Back to School Bash also offered free hearing screenings, free backpacks, free HD apparel and school supply assistance.
AURORA, MO
KTTS

Springfield-Greene County OEM Testing Sirens Today

(KTTS News) – The Springfield-Greene County Office of Emergency Management will be conducting a storm siren test today. The test will take place at 10 am. This is the regular monthly test, conducted the second Wednesday of each month. Should you notice any malfunctions of the equipment during this...
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