Giving thanks by giving back
The Springfield Victory Mission hosted a thanksgiving dinner that was open to those who had no where else to celebrate the holiday.
About 20 volunteers from Second Baptist Church of Springfield partnered with the Victory Mission to provide the meals to about 250 people, many of them homeless.
The traditional thanksgiving feast started with a chapel service.
Both the dinner guests and volunteers said they had much to ...
RAW VIDEO: Holiday shoppers line up for deals in Springfield Thursday night
Holiday shoppers took advantage of the Thanksgiving shopping deals in Springfield at the Sunshine Street Walmart. This is video from the 6:00 p.m. hour. (Courtesy: Josh Napper) ...
Nixa community mourns the loss of area teens killed in fatal car accident
A fatal car accident claimed the lives of three teens from Nixa and one from Sparta late Wednesday evening. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol the crash happened on Pleasant View Road near Highlandville just before 11pm.
News of the accident has traveled quickly through the communities where the victims lived and attended school.
“I heard it this morning around 6am from my mom and I ...
Windy and Warmer for Black Friday Shopping
Strong south winds will usher in much warmer temperatures through the weekend. Find out how strong will winds will get and how warm it will be by watching the forecast. ...
SLIDESHOW: Soldiers at Fort Leonard Wood celebrate Thanksgiving with 10,000 meals served
Fort Leonard Wood dining facilities served nearly 10,000 Thanksgiving Day meals Thursday to soldiers assigned to Fort Leonard Wood units and their family members.
Veterans, military retirees and their dependents were also invited to partake in the annual celebratory meal, which featured four tons of turkey, 1,000 pounds of shrimp, 3,000 pounds of rib eye and more than 1,800 assorted pies.
In addition to Thanksgiving being a time ...
Turkeys provided for displaced Ferguson workers
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The St. Louis County chapter of the NAACP is passing out Thanksgiving turkeys for those who lost jobs due to the rioting in Ferguson.
NAACP officials on Wednesday said they will distribute 200 turkeys Thursday afternoon from the St. Louis County NAACP headquarters on Natural Bridge Road. Recipients must present a paycheck stub to show proof that they work at a business ...