At 10:15 a.m. on April 28, 2011, millions will “Drop, Cover, and Hold On” in The Great Central U.S. ShakeOut, the largest earthquake drill ever! All local governments and their agencies (including fire departments) are encouraged to participate in the drill (or plan a more [...]
Registration is underway in the Lake Regional Health System’s fourth annual fun run/walk. It’s being held Saturday, May 7 at Tan-Tar-A Estates in Osage Beach. Registration for runners is $15 through Friday. After that date, the registration fee will be $25. The 5K fee includes [...]
Missouri lawmakers are taking steps to protect the most strapped for cash strapped residents from going further into debt. Payday loan regulations have failed before but lawmakers are trying one again to get it done. A bill to restrict the industry is back on the [...]
Police are investigating a shooting in North Springfield this morning. Police were called to a disturbance at the Kum & Go on North National and Norton Road at about 2:30. A man with chest wounds was found lying in the street. He was taken to [...]
Tomorrow morning, the Lake Regional Health System is hosting a free seminar on long term care insurance. It’s from ten to noon in the hospital’s third floor conference room in Osage Beach.
Saint Robert is getting a new restaurant, but not many people are in on the secret, yet. It’s going into the area south of Interstate 44, between Missouri Avenue and Old Route 66, near Liberty Lodge. The Operations Manager of the Panera Bread, that’s already [...]
Tomorrow is the start of Missouri’s sales tax holiday. It’s an opportunity to save on energy efficient appliances. The Third Annual Show Me Green Sales Tax Holiday runs from April 19th through April 25th. The qualified appliance must have the Energy Star Label, and the [...]