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republictigersports.com

Blades Bombs Strafford in Tight Road Win

Molly Blades is known for her lights-out defense, but she lit up Strafford’s gym with a high-voltage shooting display Thursday night. Blades dropped three three-pointers on Strafford in the first quarter and finished with a career-high 21 points to lead the Lady Tigers to a 51-47 win over the top-ranked team in Class 3.
STRAFFORD, MO
933kwto.com

IRS Seizes Assets from Springfield Restaurateur

The IRS has seized a yacht, several vehicles, and other assets from a Springfield restaurant owner accused of fraud. John Felts is accused of fraudulently applying for paycheck protection program loans and economic injury disaster loans. Felts owns several restaurants, including Taco Habitat, Hot Cluckers, and Bourbon and Beale. Federal...
SPRINGFIELD, MO
Ozarks First.com

The subdued opulence of this $3M Missouri mansion

OZARK, Mo. – You’re never far away from peace and quiet in Missouri. Seclusion and serenity are usually a short drive away. About 16 miles south of Springfield is a 30-acre estate hidden in the trees that has cliff-side views of the Finley River and the surrounding valley.
SPRINGFIELD, MO
KYTV

CATCH-A-CROOK: Help identify a man suspected in a Springfield pursuit

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - Greene County detectives are working to identify a man suspected in a Springfield pursuit and car theft. Deputies first spotted the vehicle on January 19 shortly after 10:30 p.m. near National and Sunshine. They observed the vehicle weaving from line to line and attempted to pull over the driver. The driver took off and deputies pursued the vehicle on a brief chase that stayed within the Springfield city limits.
SPRINGFIELD, MO
KTTS

Beef-A-Roo Opens New Restaurant In Springfield

(KTTS News) — Springfield’s northside has a new restaurant. Beef-A-Roo, a fast-casual restaurant based in Rockford, Illinois, opened Friday near Kansas and Kearney, near Taco Bell. The restaurant will bring 30 to 40 full and part-time jobs to the area. This is the first owned and operated Beef-A-Roo...
SPRINGFIELD, MO
KTTS

Charges Filed In Deadly Springfield Crash

(KTTS News) — Greene County prosecutors have filed charges in connection with a fatal crash in Springfield two years ago. Investigators said Gary Calhoun, Jr. ran a red light in his pickup and hit an SUV, which then hit a semi. The crash happened near Glenstone and Cherry in...
SPRINGFIELD, MO

Hillcrest celebrates end of renovation, high school hailed as 'heartbeat' of northside

For nearly three years, Hillcrest High School students shifted and adjusted, sometimes holding class in nontraditional spaces including an area behind the bleachers. They dealt with portable toilets, construction dust and a barrage of hammers, drills, and bulldozers. "Your reward?" Principal Rob Kroll said Thursday at a ribbon-cutting to mark the end of an extensive renovation and partial rebuild of Hillcrest. "You got the bougie high school." ...
SPRINGFIELD, MO
Springfield Business Journal

Letter to the Editor: Police chief’s crime stats ‘skewed’

Regarding “Crime dropped 17% in 2022 through SPD initiative, chief tells council” [published Jan. 17 on SBJ.net], respectfully, Chief [Paul] Williams’ numbers are skewed, at best. We stopped calling [Springfield Police Department]. And from talking to other business owners and citizens, we’re not the only ones. According to the article, calls went down 10% from 2021-22. But our calls to SPD have gone down nearly 100% – we quit calling because they produce zero results. Maybe the call numbers did go down, but not likely for the stated reasons.
SPRINGFIELD, MO
Building Design & Construction

Ozarks Technical Community College's advanced manufacturing center is first-of-a-kind in region

The new Robert W. Plaster Center for Advanced Manufacturing at Ozarks Technical Community College in Springfield, Mo., is a first-of-a-kind educational asset in the region. The 125,000-sf facility will educate and train a new generation in high tech, clean manufacturing and fabrication. Strong, metallic materials and geometric forms make up...
SPRINGFIELD, MO
KTTS

Man Fires Shots At Deputies During Pursuit

(KTTS News) — A man has been arrested for firing shots at Greene County deputies during a pursuit. Deputies tried to stop a stolen pickup Monday in Springfield near Glenstone and McClernon, but 41-year-old Jason Gideon took off. Deputies set up spike strips on Highway 65 near Fair Grove,...
GREENE COUNTY, MO
fairgrovenews.com

Baked Goods from Home for the Community

Megan’s Bake Shop was first opened on December 14, 2022 at 103 W Old RD, Fair Grove, MO. Megan’s Bake Shop is a “home-based bakery” that offers cakes, cupcakes, and cookie cakes. Megan Mecey, the owner of the bake shop and baker of the goods, also offers varieties of cookies and bars, but these goods are for order only. In addition to making home-baked goods, Megan specifically points out her specialty custom icing designs on cakes and cupcakes for birthdays or any other number of celebrations, a catalog of her work available on her Facebook page which uses the same name as her business.
FAIR GROVE, MO

GoFundMe created for Ozarks family that lost 4 loved ones in separate crashes

An online GoFundMe fundraising campaign has been set up for a southwest Missouri woman who had four relatives killed in separate crashes over a three-day span last week. The GoFundMe was created to provide support for the family of Kimsha Rosensteel. As of Thursday morning, a little more than $2,000 had been raised, with the campaign's listed goal set at $12,000.
SPRINGFIELD, MO
Springfield Business Journal

Open for Business: Whataburger

Less than a month after San Antonio, Texas-based Whataburger debuted in southwest Missouri, the fast-food restaurant chain launched its second local store on Jan. 3 at 1851 W. Marler Lane in Ozark. Operating Partner Kaden Jones leads a staff of 100 at the shop, said Whataburger spokesperson Ana Flores. She said the eatery, which is open 24/7, currently only offers drive-thru service. Dine-in, curbside and delivery services will be available in the coming weeks, she said. Three Springfield Whataburger restaurants also are on tap this year, according to company officials. The locations are 401 N. Eastgate Ave., 2355 N. Glenstone Ave. and 3880 W. Sunshine St., which will add to the company’s footprint of more than 900 restaurants in 14 states, according to its website. Its menu includes hamburgers, chicken sandwiches, salads and breakfast items.
OZARK, MO

Last day to apply for the Springfield Police Civilian Review Board

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Today is the final day for applicants to apply for the Springfield Police Civilian Review Board. There is only one spot available in a seven-person review board. The Police Civilian Board reviews work together with the city of Springfield and the Springfield Police Department to handle any appeals or complaints towards any […]
SPRINGFIELD, MO

More than half of Greene Co. restaurants inspected had no priority violations this week

More than half of the 34 establishments inspected this past week either had no priority violations or no violations at all. Six establishments had no priority violations and 16 had no violations at all. Food inspections take place one to three times a year, depending on the type of food served, the population served, difficulty of food preparation and past history. Restaurants preparing food from raw ingredients are inspected more often "than convenience stores that serve only...
GREENE COUNTY, MO