Loose Creek, Missouri: A Testament to Heritage and Resilience
Loose Creek, Missouri, is a town with a narrative as lush as its surrounding landscape. Established in the 19th century by German immigrants, the town's roots are deeply entwined with those seeking economic opportunity and religious liberty. The profound influence of these settlers is evident in the town's cultural fabric, from the historic Immaculate Conception Church to the enduring customs and annual festivals that celebrate its German lineage.
November has been the driest month since 2017
The Ozarks have been left high dry when it comes to November precipitation, picking up 0.67″ of rain. November 2023 has been the driest month since November 2017. When Guns N’ Roses sang about a cold November rain, they weren’t talking about this year. Springfield did not see a drop of rain for the first […]
Missourian prep hoops roundup, Nov. 29: Saxony Lutheran moves to Rolla “Duke” Herbert Tournament final with win over Jefferson
Saxony Lutheran moved to 2-0 on Wednesday with a 51-40 win against Jefferson in the semi-final of the Rolla “Duke” Herbert Tournament. Luke Eggemeyer scored a game-high 17 points for the Crusaders, while John Hartmann added 15 of his own points in the victory. Saxony will play Poplar...
Fatima rolls 70-36 against Blair Oaks in own Komet Classic
FATIMA - Fatima won in convincing fashion against Blair Oaks 70-35 in Comet Classic thanks to an explosive offensive performance. The Comets came out firing and made three-pointers left and right, giving Fatima 40 points after the first half alone. Fatima's Autumn Bax and Alex Burhorst both made key contributions...
Dixon's Military Heritage: The Cultural Imprint of Fort Leonard Wood
Nestled in the Ozark mountains, Dixon, Missouri, is steeped in military history, thanks to the proximity of Fort Leonard Wood. This U.S. Army post, established in 1940 as the nation braced for World War II, has become a cornerstone of military expertise and a major employer, fostering a unique local culture. Named after the distinguished Major General Leonard Wood, the base has grown from an infantry training center to a Maneuver Support Center of Excellence, influencing Dixon with a strong sense of patriotism and community support for the military.
A Christmas Celebration On Ice Is Coming To Rolla In December
The Leach Theatre stage will transform into a skating rink for “Christmas Celebration on Ice” this December. The performance begins at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5, in Leach Theatre in Castleman Hall, located on the Missouri S&T campus at the corner of 10th and Main streets in Rolla.
Doolittle Fire puts out two-story house fire Saturday morning
DOOLITTLE, Mo. (KMIZ) Saturday morning, firefighters put out a blaze at a house near Newburg High School. No one was injured, according to Doolittle Rural Fire Protection District. Doolittle Fire, Rolla Rural Fire and Phelps Health EMS were dispatched to the two-story house with heavy smoke showing around 5:30 Saturday morning. In a FaceBook post, The post Doolittle Fire puts out two-story house fire Saturday morning appeared first on ABC17NEWS.
Agriculture education is on the move at Phelps R-3 Elementary
Missouri Farmers Care Foundation’s Agriculture Education on the Move™ (AEOTM™) is excited to announce a partnership this fall with Phelps County R-3 Elementary to educate elementary students at about agriculture. AEOTM™, a program of the Missouri Farmers Care Foundation, is a proactive, educational effort in which passionate,...
Tipton, Eugene, and Fatima girls basketball tournaments tip-off Monday
Monday was a busy night of high school girls basketball around Mid-Missouri!. Tournaments in Tipton, Eugene, and Fatima opened up play. In the 85th annual Tipton Invitational, the host Cardinals got the job done with a 60-37 win over Smith-Cotton. Osage, St. Elizabeth, and Russellville highlight the winners of the...
Duke, Missouri: A Harmonious Blend of History, Nature, and Community
In the heart of Phelps County, Missouri, the small, unincorporated community of Duke offers a respite from the frenetic pace of metropolitan life. With a post office that has been in operation since 1906 and a legacy rooted in the local country store's tobacco brand, Duke's Mixture, the area is steeped in history and tradition. The community's 115 residents enjoy a cost of living below the national average and a 9.5% growth that speaks to its robust spirit.
Weekly Safety Report: Multiple Incidents in Crawford County, Missouri
Four Rolla children and a woman were injured in a single-vehicle crash in Crawford County, Missouri. Another incident involved a shooting where one person was injured in a vehicle. A man was charged with shooting a woman in the shoulder while she was driving away.
S&T to honor nearly 700 graduates at fall commencement ceremonies
Missouri University of Science and Technology will hold three commencement ceremonies this fall in the Gale Bullman Building, located at 10th Street and Bishop Avenue in Rolla. Ph.D. candidates will be honored during a ceremony at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15. Bachelor’s and master’s degree candidates will be recognized during two ceremonies held at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16. Saturday’s ceremonies are divided by discipline.
Weekly Safety Report: Traffic Accident, Delayed Trial, and High-Speed Chase in Rolla, Missouri
This week in Rolla, Missouri, there were three incidents that occurred. A motorist was seriously injured in a traffic accident on Highway O, a woman's jury trial for child death was delayed, and a man led law enforcement on a high-speed chase to get home for Thanksgiving.
Students consider college options as they make post high school plans
Making the decision to go to college or what college is the right fit, is a major choice for high school students, especially juniors and seniors. Many of them visited colleges at the college fair on Oct 19, to help consider their options. Marlee Street is a senior who has...
Crash Kills One, Injures Toddlers On Interstate 44
An Illinois woman died Nov. 21 during an early morning crash on Interstate 44 in Phelps County. Kasey M. Cloud, 27, Decatur, was pronounced at the scene at 1:45 a.m. by Phelps County Coroner Ernie Coverdale. Two toddlers — a 3-year-old female and 1-year-old male — had minor injuries and...
Brinktown: A Serene Glimpse into Rural Missouri's Past
In the verdant expanses of Maries County, Missouri, Brinktown stands as a testament to the serene allure of America's less populated communities. Known as a 'ghost town' not for any spooky lore but for its notably small population, this community is a quaint enigma, with a history dating back to the late 19th century. Originally called Viessman, the town's transition to Brinktown in 1903 commemorates Mrs. Brink's legacy, a name change prompted by her charitable contribution to the town's church.
DiPardo Auction–Sat., Dec. 9, 2023
Due to downsizing and eliminating some of my collections, I will sell the following personal property located from St. James, Missouri, take Hwy. KK (Old Route 66) east 6 miles to Rosati, Missouri. Turn right on Hwy. KK and continue 1 mile to CR 3630. Then turn right on CR 3630 and continue 1 mile to auction. Follow Lorts Auction Today signs on.
Missouri S&T theater students to present ‘You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown’ and ‘Dog Sees God’
Theater students from Missouri S&T’s arts, languages, and philosophy department will perform “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” and “Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead” this December. Performances of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” will be held at 7 p.m. Friday,...
Road work planned around mid-Missouri end of November, start of December
Road work planned around mid-Missouri for the end of November and start of December, per the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT). Interstate70 – Bridge construction continues for the new Rocheport Bridge near mile marker 115. The project is scheduled for completion in December 2024. Callaway County. Route J –...
The Enigmatic Treasure of Henley: A Civil War Mystery
In the heart of Missouri, the small town of Henley stands as a guardian of a captivating mystery that dates back to the Civil War—a lost treasure rumored to be buried by a Confederate soldier. This legend has been woven into the town's history, with the treasure's exact location a riddle passed down through generations. Allegedly hidden '30 minutes east of the church' in Henley, the story goes that three soldiers from Church Hollow buried their pooled savings, never to reclaim it. The lone survivor, whose psyche was scarred by war, could not recall the spot, leaving the treasure's whereabouts to become a tantalizing enigma.