Liberty woman seriously injured in Ozarks ATV crash
STONE COUNTY, Mo. (KCTV) - A 67-year-old woman from Liberty, Missouri, was injured Saturday night in an ATV crash in Stone County. The incident occurred at 5:57 p.m. according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. The woman was a passenger of a 2007 Kawasaki Mule ATV and was injured when the vehicle ran off the right side of Fish N Fun Road, five miles south of Shell Knob.
Aurora-Marionville Police Department using grant to stop intoxicated drivers
AURORA, Mo. (KY3) -The Aurora-Marionville Police Department is using new grant money to have more officers watching for people driving under the influence. The money from The Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety will give the department more money to let more officers come in on their off time, get paid overtime, and enforce those DUI and DWI laws.
Liberty woman suffers serious injuries from UTV rollover crash, man arrested on DWI
SHELL KNOB, Mo. (KCTV) - A woman was taken to a hospital with serious injuries Saturday evening after she was involved in a crash. A Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report indicated 67-year-old Mitzi Mathews and 65-year-old Steven Mathews, both from Liberty, Missouri, were driving a Kawasaki Mule UTV just before 6 p.m. on March 18.
No excuse absentee voting begins Tuesday and continues through April 3 in Greene County
Starting Tuesday, March 21, all eligible voters in Greene County may vote absentee in person for the upcoming General Municipal Election on April 4 without having to give a reason for doing so. You can vote absentee in person at the Greene County Elections Center, 1126 N. Boonville in Springfield,...
Aurora Schools placed on precautionary lockdown
[The video above is from KOLR10’s Today’s Headlines] AURORA, Mo. – The Aurora High School and Robinson Elementary were placed on a “soft lockdown” on Wednesday morning, March 15. The Aurora-Marionville Police Department confirmed that a suspect was barricaded several blocks away from the school around 8:30 am, causing the school to go into lockdown […]
Aurora resident passes away after wreck
On Saturday, March 4, at about 4:15 p.m. the Aurora-Marionville Police Department (AMPD) was dispatched to the area of Business 60 and Highland Drive in Aurora in reference to an injury accident. According to AMPD Police Chief Wes Coatney, the investigation suggests that Timothy Rhodes, 62, of Aurora was traveling...
Man found dead in Galena identified, investigation ongoing
—————— The KBI is helping with a death investigation in Galena. Galena police requested assistance after a badly decomposed body was found in a field on the afternoon of February 27. The discovery was made near 11th and Wood, which is close to a residential area.
Police investigate injury crash in Republic, Mo.
REPUBLIC, Mo. (KY3) - Police say two drivers suffered injuries in a crash in Republic on Friday. Officers responded to the crash near James River Freeway and State Highway MM around noon. Investigators say it involved a flatbed truck and an SUV. Police say the t-bone crash involved just the two vehicles.
Ministry celebrating 20 years of serving Aurora
Moses’ Basket Diaper Pantry is a community and faith-based ministry of First Presbyterian Church of Aurora. The pantry is dedicated to serving families in need by ensuring access and adequate supply of diapers, pull-ups (training pants) and baby wipes. The late Rosemary Peterson, a member of the Presbyterian Church...
Mt. Vernon alum Lacy Stokes named D2 All-American
Atlanta, Ga. – Missouri Southern women’s basketball sophomore guard Lacy Stokes was named an WBCA All-American as announced by the organization Friday Mar. 17th. Stokes is the fourth player in Lions history to have back-to-back seasons earning All-American honors joining Margaret Womack (1984-86), Anita Rank (1986-88) and Sonya Harlin (1993-95). Last season Stokes was a D2CCA All-American selection after averaging 19.7 points, 5.7 rebounds, 5.6 assists and 3.3 steals a game with a 2.94 assist-turnover ratio as a freshman.
Former professional boxer, Willard, Mo., native BJ Flores shot during robbery attempt in Colombia
WILLARD, Mo. (KY3) - Former professional boxer and Willard, Mo., native BJ Flores was injured in a shooting in Colombia. Flores posted the details on his Instagram account. Flores says he was shot in Medellin at a stoplight while on vacation. On social media, he posted that the men on a motorcycle pulled up to his car and attempted to steal his wallet and watch. He says they then shot him in the leg.
Ozark restaurant The Finley to close at end of March
An Ozark restaurant known for its speakeasy and brunch will be closing on March 31. The Finley, owned by Terry and Stephanie Mitchell, announced its closure via Facebook on Wednesday. The owners' post did not list the reason the restaurant was closing, but they expressed gratitude for the support of...
Christian County to vote on recreational marijuana sales tax increase
CHRISTIAN COUNTY, Mo. — Christian County voters will see a measure on their ballots next month regarding recreational marijuana. The Christian County Commission announced the move Friday morning, and if passed, would add a 3% sales tax on recreational marijuana purchases only. “This is not a tax on personal property tax like your cars and […]
Nixa residents react to school bond question on April’s ballot
NIXA, Mo. (KY3) - Voters in Nixa will decide on a $47 million school bond for Nixa Public Schools. The bond will pay for upgrades and complete several different projects. The current tax rate levy would not change if passed. People we spoke with say they are 50/50 on the...
April Election: Nixa School Board Candidates
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - Missourians will head to the polls on Tuesday, April 4, to decide municipal and countywide issues. We reached out to the five candidates running to fill seats on the Nixa School Board and sent them the questions below, and their responses had to be within 200 words.
Board approves work program for ASD
Aurora Board of Education members discussed a work program agreement and mental health grant at their regular monthly meeting on March 6. The meeting was called to order at 7:07 p.m. by President Mark McCully who opened it with a moment of silence for high school science teacher Quincy London, who passed away Feb. 12.
Springfield hospital cafeteria cited for unsafe storage, food temp troubles
Storing raw shell eggs over ready-to-eat food and coolers not keeping food cold enough earned a Springfield hospital cafeteria a re-inspection, according to the Springfield-Greene County Health Department's most recent inspections. During a March 13 routine inspection, investigators found that Mercy Hospital's cafeteria, 1235 E. Cherokee St., was storing croissants...
Voters to decide marijuana taxes
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Mavericks Set for Missouri State Intercollegiate
Ozark, Mo.-- The Omaha men's golf team heads to Ozark, Missouri for the Missouri State Intercollegiate on Monday and Tuesday, Mar. 20-21. The Missouri State Intercollegiate is a two-day, 54-hole event. The first two rounds will be played on Monday, with the final round on Tuesday. Both days begin with a shotgun-start at 9:00 a.m.
Greene County inmate charged with murder in fentanyl death of cellmate
A current Greene County jail inmate was charged Tuesday with felony murder related to the death of his fellow inmate in March of 2022. According to court records, Austin Larue was found deceased in his bed on the morning of March 13, 2022. Prosecutors believe security footage gives some explanation to how that happened. ...
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