Thunderstorm watch covers parts of northern Arkansas
The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of northern Arkansas.
The watch is in effect until 8 p.m. Sunday. It covers Baxter, Boone, Carroll, Madison, Marion and Newton Counties.
Street near Battlefield Mall to close for the week
The City of Springfield will close a street near Battlefield Mall during the week for the next two weeks.
Street repairs will require Sunset Street to close to through traffic from Glenstone Avenue to west of the entrance to the Battlefield Mall starting at 8 a.m., Monday. Sunset will reopen for the weekend by 4 p.m., Friday, April 24.
Sunset will again close to through traffic from ...
City Council to interview candidates for open seat
Springfield City Council will take steps this week fill the one open seat at the council table.
Council members on Tuesday will interview interview the five applicants for the Zone 1 seat at its Council Lunch meeting at the Busch Municipal Building. The person chosen will replace Jeff Seifried, who moved to Branson earlier this year for a new job.
The Zone 1 candidates are:
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Missouri Republicans inch forward on Medicaid changes
Missouri Republicans have stuck to their commitment of not expanding Medicaid this session but some incremental changes to the system are moving forward.
Senate President Pro Tem Tom Dempsey said last week that they were taking what Republicans have characterized as Medicaid reform in small steps.
Dempsey's proposal to raise the asset limit for people with disabilities is one that's passed the Senate and awaits a House ...
Timmons Temple set to make one more move
Springfield’s historic Timmons Temple is getting ready for another move. This time, it’s traveling only about 100 feet.
A professional moving company from Carthage will begin begin the building’s move to its permanent spot in Silver Springs Park Monday morning. The movers will use special remote-controlled hydraulic dollies powered by a generator which travels with the structure.
This is the third planned move for the 200-ton stone ...
Downtown business part arcade, part history museum
Retro seems to be in these days, and the 1980’s seem to be the target destination for the Way Back Machine in downtown Springfield.
The arcade 1984 is all in with the 80s. Seven partners operate the S. Jefferson Ave. business that takes its visitors back to the days when days when video arcades were the place to spend your quarters after school and on weekends. ...