Weather-related cancellations and postponements
If your organization has an event that is postponed or cancelled because of the weather, please post it in the comments section below.
Here are some postponements and cancellations that we received by email, but we can't guarantee that we'll be able to post each event that is sent to us, so please post them yourself. Also, the Ozarks Sports Zone has a list of sports ...
Girl Scouts add holiday cheer to Toys for Tots drive
Some local Girl Scouts on Saturday helped add holiday cheer at Youngblood Nissan in Springfield.
The girls sang Christmas carols as part of the Unites States Marine Corps Reserve's Toys for Tots event.
Hundreds of gifts have been donated so kids--whose families may be going through hard times--will have a new toy under the tree come Christmas morning. ...
Kids and parents hit the hills, sledding their way to excitement
The ice and snow have made it tricky for drivers to get around, but some are finding the silver lining with the winter weather.
Snow, ice, it's the perfect combination to hit the hills with your sled. Zipping down the hills near Academy on South Campbell has no age limit.
John Barnhart bundled his kids up before hopping on the sled. He even went a few rounds ...
Secret Santa drops 50k into red kettle in Joplin
It's a story that would put even the Grinch in the Christmas spirit.
For the 8th consecutive year, a Secret Santa in Joplin dropped $50,000 into a Salvation Army red kettle.
The person always wraps several checks inside a few dollar bills, so the large donation is not detected until the bucket is opened.
With 900 families in the Joplin area needing help from the agency this holiday ...
Free movie for canned food donation
Campbell 16 Cinema and the Salvation Army joined forces on Saturday for the annual Cans Film Festival.
Moviegoers who donated 5 canned foods were able to see a flick for free.
With a donation of 15 canned goods, guest received a free movie pass to enjoy on a future visit.
The Cans Film Festival is one of the Ozarks largest annual food drives to help restock the Salvation ...
Residents in a Southeast Springfield neighborhood come together to prevent crime
Property crimes have become far too common in Springfield. Residents in one southeast Springfield neighborhood are coming together to cut down on crime close to home.
"The purpose of this meeting is for neighborhood watch. What we want to do is establish new groups, especially in the Southeast part of Springfield and other areas within the city," said officer Dave Snider with the Springfield Police ...