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Sherrill Levitt, 47, disappeared with her daughter and her friend from their Missouri home in 1992Ada E.NewsBreak Contributor
Stacy McCall, 18, disappeared in Springfield, Missouri, on June 7, 1992, with her friend and motherAda E.NewsBreak Contributor
Suzanne Streeter, 19, disappeared with her mom and friend from their Missouri home on June 7, 1992Ada E.NewsBreak Contributor
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Nixa man killed in single-vehicle crash in Seymour
SEYMOUR, Mo. — A man from Nixa died in a single-vehicle accident in Seymour late Saturday morning. According to the Seymour Police Department, a 78-year-old man from Nixa was traveling on Highway 60 near State Highway K at around 11:06 a.m. when his Chevy Colorado truck went left off the roadway and overturned in the […]
Fayetteville man sentenced to 30 years in prison for crash that killed Missouri man
A Fayetteville man pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 30 years in prison on Wednesday for his involvement in a 2022 crash that killed a Missouri man, according to court documents.
Discover Ozark's Mexican Delights: 4 Restaurants That Will Make Your Taste Buds Dance
This article presents a guide to four delightful Mexican restaurants in Ozark. Have you had the opportunity to dine at any of these places? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Class 4 boys state wrestling recap
COLUMBIA — Nixa’s Malachi Rider completed his Nixa career with a Class 4 157-pound state championship and a rare distinction of never losing to a Missouri opponent. Rider (33-2) won by major decision 20-7 against Seckman’s Drake Jenkins (36-8) in their title tilt Saturday. It’s Rider’s third...
Class 2 girls state wrestling recap
COLUMBIA — Nixa and Lebanon were locked in an exceptionally tight race with Francis Howell Central for the team championship at the Class 2 Girls State Tournament over the weekend, with Francis Howell Central narrowly edging the Lady Eagles and Lady Yellowjackets. The three teams finished separated by a...
Eight crews needed to put out fire near Rockaway Beach
TANEY COUNTY, Mo. — On Wednesday, a fire near Rockaway Beach took several hours and multiple crews to put out. According to a post from the Western Taney County Fire Protection District (WTCFPD), firefighters were dispatched to a residence at around 5:40 p.m. on Feb. 21 and arrived to find multiple buildings on fire. Eight […]
Entertainment district hotel conversions examined
A recent trend of property owners attempting to convert hotels and motels to apartment complexes has drawn the attention of the Branson Board of Aldermen. The aldermen met in a study session on Tuesday, Feb. 13, to examine the housing needs of the city and desire of some hotel and motel operators to turn their facilities into small apartment housing in the entertainment district.
Unattended backyard fire sets Branson apartment on fire
An out of control backyard fire resulted in the burning of an apartment outside of Branson on Saturday, Feb. 17. Western Taney County Fire Protection District crews were dispatched at 6:21 p.m. on Saturday to a building fire on Green Acres Road in unincorporated Taney County. Engine 73 was the first to arrive on scene and reported the back half of an apartment, and one acre of brush and debris on fire.
Kleinsmith: Joshua Roberts a 'dedicated and exemplary' member of Nixa school board
I am writing this letter to express my wholehearted recommendation for Joshua Roberts as a dedicated and exemplary member of the Nixa School Board. He is a life-long resident of Nixa and a graduate of Nixa High School. In Mr. Roberts' nine-year tenure as a school board member and current...
Real estate agents predict housing market will heat up for spring; what to know if you’re looking to buy or sell
OZARK, Mo. (KY3) - Real estate agents are expecting the housing market to heat up for springtime, and there are some important tips to keep in mind if you’re looking to buy or sell. Interest rates have dropped some since November, but are still high. Still, real estate agents...
Douglas, Christian County Sheriff’s Announce Break in 35-Year-Old Cold Case
A press conference has been scheduled for this afternoon as spokespeople with the Douglas and Christian County Sheriff’s Office will release new information in a cold case that is nearly 35-years-old. 24-year-old Kelle Workman disappeared from Dogwood Cemetery where she was working on June 30, 1989 following an alleged...
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No. 3 seed Chadwick wins Class 1 District 4 championship
Chadwick entered the district title game against Couch as the No. 3 seed, but still the favorite against the No. 4 seed Couch Indians. The Cardinals played like the favorite, and the No. 4 ranked team in Class 1, in a 57-22 win over Couch to claim the program’s fourth consecutive district title.
Chadwick claims fourth consecutive district title with win over South Iron
The Chadwick girls had faced South Iron twice in the playoffs since 2021 entering the Class 1 District 2 championship game on Friday night. South Iron ended Chadwick’s season in both of those instances in 2021 and 2022. The 2023 game proved to be a different story with Chadwick...
New Branson sports, restaurant complex under construction
Golf simulators, pickleball courts, outdoor games, dining, drinks and more await when Branson’s The Social Birdy opens its doors in the coming months. Currently under construction, but eyeing an early spring opening, The Social Birdy welcomed in the Branson Tri-Lakes News for an exclusive tour and presentation on what guests have to look forward to. The indoor and outdoor complex will feature a variety of experiences for attendees to choose from, according to The Social Birdy Co-Owner & Operator Trey Pelz.
People Are Awesome: Garden kits, student honors and a Festival of Faiths coming up
Ozarks Food Harvest’s Full Circle Gardens program will distribute more than 9,000 Garden-to-Go kits this year to help families facing hunger in the Ozarks grow their own food. Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company, Seed Savers Exchange, The Buffalo Seed Company and other local retailers, donated more than $1.2 million worth of seeds to The Food Bank to make these kits.
With SDC Foundation grant, Spokane students spread message: 'There is Owlways Hope'
Stop by the Spokane school district later this month and you’ll see a clear message throughout the district. “There is always hope for the future.”. Thanks to a Silver Dollar City Foundation grant, the district is laser focused on spreading a message of hope to students and parents.
Nixa Aquatics Center Pool Undergoing Repairs and Upgrades: What Local Residents Need to Know
The Nixa Parks & Recreation department is working on repairs and improvements to the pool at the Nixa Aquatics Center. Construction is set to begin in March, with the timeline for completion still to be determined. The department is coordinating with contractors to speed up the project while maintaining quality.
CATCH-A-CROOK: Confused burglar breaks into business west of Springfield-Branson National Airport
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - Greene County detectives are investigating a burglary west of the Springfield-Branson National Airport. The crime happened on February 3 at Convenience Plus on 7043 W. State Highway EE. The store’s surveillance video shows a grey-colored sedan pull up outside just before 4 a.m. A man...
Green Bridge in Christian County has closed after 112 years. Could it be preserved?
Early in the morning of Thursday, Feb. 8, Sandi Green-Baker said goodbye to Green Bridge. She wanted to drive over the 112-year-old steel truss bridge, which crosses the Finley River on Smyrna Road near Ozark in Christian County, one last time before it closed. She, like many in the community, has always been charmed by the bridge.