Morel Mushroom madness: the hunt is on
Its not easy getting the honey-combed shaped mushrooms in your hands. Morel mushrooms thrive in damp conditions and sunshine.
" We're going to find a bunch of mushrooms today." Deryk Morelock has been hunting Morels since he was old enough to comb through the woods to find them. Finding a Morel mushroom can only be done in the Spring.
Fungi fans have secret spots they like to ...
Wacha has 7 strong innings, Cardinals shut down Reds 6-1
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Michael Wacha pitched seven strong innings and Yadier Molina delivered a bases-clearing double to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 6-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night.
With the score 1-1, Matt Holliday led off the bottom of the seventh with a single to right field. He went to third on a one-out double by Jhonny Peralta. After Jon ...
Royals beat Athletics 6-4 in rematch of AL wild-card game
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Royals and A's picked up right where they left off.
In their first meeting since last September's dramatic wild-card game, Paulo Orlando delivered a go-ahead triple in the eighth inning Friday night to help Kansas City to a 6-4 win over Oakland in another back-and-forth affair.
Omar Infante also drove in a pair of runs for the Royals, whose 12-inning victory ...
Record Resurgence: Music lovers drive strong sales of vinyl albums
Vinyl records were once a mainstay of our music collections. After nearly fading away, records are back in a big way.
In recent years, sales of vinyl albums have been skyrocketing.
"It started out as a joke," stated Olivia Cassidy, Music Manager at Vintage Vinyl. "Like, hey we missed this. We are going to put it out. And, it caught back on. Now they are re-making record ...
Fordland Police hope to fight rising speeding problem
Spend more than a couple minutes on Highway 60 in Fordland, and odds are you'll see some speeders.
"Take a look at this, 85 miles an hour. Now him I got to go get," Fordland Police Chief James Cervi said.
Police say speeding on Highway 60 has always been an issue, but recently the problem has gotten much worse.
"This is an every day occurrence," Cervi said, as ...
Pictures: Driver moves pickup in nick of time to keep gas station from burning near Springfield
The driver of a pickup got a big scare on Friday afternoon at a gas station west of Springfield. The pickup burst into flames right after the truck was filled with gasoline.
It happened about 4:30 at the Briarwood One station along U.S. 60 (Sunshine Street) between West Bypass and the James River Freeway. Harold Kuschmeader, the owner, had just finished filling up when he ...