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Past articles by Tony:

Woman sues Silver Dollar City, claiming she was injured on ride

The lawsuit does not describe how the injuries occurred but claims that the ride was unsafe and Silver Dollar City neglected to ensure the safety of the ride at the time of the incident. → Read More

Suspect arrested after Sunday night shooting in Springfield

[The video above is from KOLR10’s Top Headlines for the day] SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The Springfield Police Department has taken a suspect into custody after a shooting Sunday, March 12 on S. Jefferson Ave. 23-year-old Tavian Cannon of Springfield was arrested on Tuesday, March 14, and charged with 1st Degree Assault, Unlawful Use of a Weapon, […] → Read More

Train will be performing at the Ozarks Amphitheater

CAMDENTON, Mo. – American pop rock band Train will be coming to the Ozarks Amphitheater on September 9. The Ozarks Amphitheater announced that presale tickets for Train will be available on Thursday, March 16 at 10:00 a.m., while general public tickets will be able on Friday, March 17 at 10:00 a.m. The two-time Grammy Award-winning […] → Read More

Missing Person: 41-year-old Branson man Willard Forsythe

BRANSON, Mo. – The Branson Police Department is asking for help to find a missing man. Willard Forsythe, 41, was last heard in Branson in the area of Green Mountain Dr. or Keeter St. on March 1. Contact the Branson Police Department with any information at 417-334-3300 or submit a tip online at → Read More

Lebanon prisoner tries to take deputy’s service weapon in court

LEBANON, Mo. – A Laclede County prisoner remains in custody after attempting to gain control of a deputy’s service weapon while speaking with a presiding judge. According to the Laclede County Sheriff’s Office, on March 9, a 31-year-old Lebanon woman who was incarcerated at the Laclede County Detention Center, was brought to a presiding judge. […] → Read More

History-themed radio show celebrates one year anniversary

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – “Sharing Stories of the Crossroads” is an Ozarks-based history-themed radio show on KICK 92.3 FM & 1340 AM. Host John Sellars said this week marks the one-year anniversary of the program, which began on March 2, 2022. Fellow local historians Dr. Dale Moore and David Eslick joined Sellars to reflect on the […] → Read More

Lebanon man charged with 9 counts of child pornography

LEBANON, Mo. – A Lebanon man has been charged with multiple counts of child sex crimes. Karl Mason, 44, was charged with one count of Class B Promoting Child Pornography 1st Degree, one count of Class D Promoting Child Pornography 2nd Degree, and seven counts of Class B Possession of Child Pornography. According to a […] → Read More

Northwest Springfield house fire under investigation

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The Springfield Fire Department responded to a house fire on Nettleton Ave and Lee Street. A Springfield resident came home to find his house on fire earlier on Thursday near the corner of W. Lee and N. Nettleton. OzarksFirst was told no one else lives there and no one was hurt. The house sustained heavy smoke and water damage. The cause is still under investigation. → Read More

95 years of the Springfield Art Museum

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – “Sharing Stories of the Crossroads” is a history-themed radio program created by The History Museum on the Square on 92.3 FM. Host John Sellars interviewed Sarah Buhr, the director of the collections at the Springfield Art Museum, about the history of the museum and how it got started by a local group […] → Read More

Springfield Public Schools votes 4-3 to unseat current board vice president

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The Springfield school board voted to unseat the current board vice president after controversial remarks were made at a student session last week. Vice President Maryam Mohammadkhani was voted out of her seat by a vote of 4-3 from members of the Springfield school board. This comes after controversy surrounding an event […] → Read More

8 people charged with drug-related crimes in Osage Beach

OSAGE BEACH, Mo. – Multiple people were arrested and charged with drug-related crimes from an investigation led by the Mid-MO Drug Task Force and Osage Beach Police. According to an Osage Beach press release, on February 16, an officer pulled over an SUV driven by Davis after observing the vehicle weaving into other lanes of […] → Read More

School bus crash in Merriam Woods results in one injury

According to a Western Taney County Fire Protection District's Facebook post, at 6:40 a.m., February 23, first responders were dispatched to a crash between a school bus and a pickup truck at Driftwood and Highway 176 in Merriam Woods. → Read More

Nixa voters once again to decide on funding for police

NIXA, Mo. – After getting shut down by voters in November, Nixa is once again asking voters this April for more funding for the police department. Nixa residents will decide whether to approve a 3/4 cent general sales tax increase. This time around, the question is solely asking about dedicated funding for police. City leaders […] → Read More

100 years of Springfield’s Systematic Savings Bank

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – “Sharing Stories of the Crossroads” is a history-themed radio program created by The History Museum on the Square on 92.3 FM. This week, host John Sellars spoke with Derek Fraley, president and CEO of Systematic Savings Bank. The bank is celebrating its 100th anniversary. “They started as a savings and loan in […] → Read More

City Council unanimously approves Hotel of Terror as eminent domain

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Springfield City Council voted 9-0 tonight to classify a seasonal attraction as eminent domain. Talks have stalled between the city and the owner of the Hotel of Terror on how much it would cost to move. Owner Sterling Mathis said he has no problem moving his building. He said that in order […] → Read More

A threat of violence to Willard High School results in a 15-year-old in custody

WILLARD, Mo. – A threat of violence to Willard High School has resulted in a 15-year-old in custody. On February 20, Willard High School Officials told the Greene County Sheriff’s Office about a possible threat of violence towards their students from a fellow student. According to the GCSO’s Facebook post, the Sheriff’s SWAT team and […] → Read More

What impact did Dr. Arthur Mallory have on Missouri State University?

This week, host John Sellars spoke with Dr. Arthur Mallory, the youngest-ever president of Missouri State University. Mallory took over MSU in the mid-1960s and was there until 1971. → Read More

Springfield man sentenced to 20 years for leading heroin conspiracy

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A Springfield man was sentenced in federal court for leading a conspiracy to distribute heroin. According to The United State Department of Justice’s press release, Dawuan White, 48, was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison without parole. On April 2022, White pleaded guilty to participating in a conspiracy to distribute heroin […] → Read More

Suspect flees scene after stabbing a man in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Springfield Police are investigating a stabbing that involved the suspect fleeing the scene of the crime. According to Lt. Heather Anderson with the Springfield Police Department, at 3:45 p.m., officers were dispatched to a call of a male being stabbed at the 1200 block of south Lone Pine. The suspect fled the […] → Read More

Springfield police investigate after body found near Kansas Expressway

Police are investigating after human bones were found near Kansas Expressway. According to Lt. Heather Anderson with the Springfield Police Dispatch, the call came in for a deceased person at 1:36 p.m. at the 1700 block of south Kansas Expressway in Springfield. → Read More