Hemorrhagic disease reported in deer in Cole, Miller counties
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KMIZ) The Missouri Department of Conservation announced in a Tuesday press release that “moderate levels” of hemorrhagic disease has been reported in deer in several Missouri counties. Cases in deer have been confirmed by the MDC in Cole, Miller, Greene, Howell, Webster and St. Louis counties, according to the release. MDC also The post Hemorrhagic disease reported in deer in Cole, Miller counties appeared first on ABC17NEWS.
CRIME STOPPERS: Do you recognize this Greene County fugitive?
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - This week’s Crime Stoppers fugitive has been on the run for some time now. Caitlin Paige Bolton is wanted in Greene County on drug charges. She’s 37-years-old. Springfield police say Bolton is known to change her hair color. She’s described as about 5′8″ tall, 130 pounds and has green eyes.
Live Life Well: Tackling the tough topic of suicide with a friend or relative
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - Hey man, you good? That’s the title of a major campaign by The Healthy Living Alliance of the Ozarks. The goal is to reduce suicides among men 45 and older in Greene County. On this Live Life Well, we’re addressing when to ask if someone...
What your kids don't want you to know presentation for parents
The Greene County Sheriffs Office and the Greeneville Police Department is hosting a presentation to educate parents about various different things their children could be involved with.
Judge rules in favor of Glendale quarterback, now eligible to play
A Greene County judge has ruled for a high school quarterback in his lawsuit against Springfield Public Schools and the Missouri State High School Activities Association.
Firefighter shocked while battling trailer blaze in Willard, Mo.
WILLARD, Mo. (KY3) - A Willard Fire Protection District firefighter was shocked while responding to a trailer fire in rural Greene County. According to the Ebenezer Fire Protection District, several departments responded to the North Farm Road 115 fire at around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. When firefighters arrived, they found no...
New campaign in Greene County focuses on men's mental health
A new campaign underway in Greene County is aimed at starting a conversation about men’s mental health. The Healthy Living Alliance of the Ozarks launched the men’s mental health campaign during National Suicide Prevention Week last week. In recent years, the suicide mortality rate in Springfield-Greene County has...
Caught: Greene County man who escaped custody at St. Louis hospital apprehended
Tommy Boyd, a convicted felon from Greene County who hospital officials said slipped past two corrections officers on Thursday after being transferred from prison to Mercy Hospital South in St. Louis, didn't escape for long. The multi-agency manhunt ended around 8 p.m. Thursday night when police say Boyd, a sex offender serving a 30-year prison sentence for child enticement charges, was apprehended in St. Louis at the Kenrick Plaza Wal-Mart, roughly eight miles north of the hospital. ...
What’s next for road work in Springfield? Council reviews progress and previews next projects
While it’s easy to recognize major road work underway across Springfield — especially if it’s on your daily commute — the sheer amount of transportation projects recently completed, ongoing and planned in the city is more difficult to track. That’s why leaders from the Springfield Public...
What’s Going Around: Covid-19
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - Perhaps you’ve had a fever, sore throat, or an achy body. Is it the flu or Covid-19? It can be hard to tell this time of year. “If folks have any symptoms, if they’re curious, could this be COVID, it’s just good to go ahead and get an at-home test,” said Whitney Mann, the Outreach and Communication Coordinator for the Springfield-Greene County Health Department.
Needing a job? Amazon is hiring for the holiday season
Amazon is gearing up for the holiday season, including at locations across Missouri. Amazon will hire 4,500 people throughout the state, including up to 100 at the Ashland delivery station in Boone County, along with 400 at the Republic fulfillment center and 200 at the Springfield delivery station in Greene County, a news release stated. This is part of a nationwide hiring project to bring on 250,000 employees in full-time, part-time and seasonal roles.
Greene County emergency officials add new sirens at Fellows Lake
NEAR SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (Edited News Release/KY3) - Emergency leaders added two new outdoor warning sirens have been installed in the Fellows Lake area near Springfield to aid in warning people who are enjoying the recreational activities available around the lake. “These sirens are meant to warn people who are outside...
Emergency sirens now at Fellows Lake in Greene County
SPRINGFIELD. Mo. — Some of those who live in Northern Greene County will now be able to hear emergency sirens closer to home. The Springfield-Greene County Office of Emergency Management has placed two new outdoor warning sirens in the Fellows Lake area. Larry Woods Director of Emergency Management said emergency sirens are another tool to […]
Springfield Man Sentenced for Illegal Firearm
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A Springfield man involved in at least two local shootings was sentenced in federal court Tuesday for illegally possessing a firearm. Danyon Marquise Noble, 26, was sentenced to four years and nine months in federal prison without parole. On Feb. 13, 2023, Noble pleaded guilty to...
‘We strengthen our future by sharing our past,' says local history expert and museum director
Our weekly program, Making Democracy Work, is a collaboration between KSMU Radio and the League of Women Voters of Southwest Missouri. It's hosted and produced by volunteers from the LWV, and it airs each Monday morning at 9:45 a.m. on KSMU. In this episode of our local program Making Democracy...
Public Water Supply District No. 1 cancels boil water advisory for Rivercut subdivision
NEAR SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - Authorities in Greene County canceled a boil water advisory for residents of the Rivercut subdivision in Greene County. Public Water Supply District No. 1 reported two water main breaks on Monday. They led to extremely low water pressure in the subdivision. Testing showed safe drinking...
Missouri Department of Conservation asks public to report hemorrhagic disease in deer
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KBSI) – This summer the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reported moderate levels of hemorrhagic disease (HD) activity in the deer population. MDC confirmed HD in deer in Cole, Greene, Howell, Miller, St. Louis, and Webster counties. They also had 305 reports of additional suspected HD cases from locations throughout the state, according to MDC.