Nixa hoping to sell voters on a higher tax for new parks.
For the last 30-years people in Nixa have defeated every proposal to raise city taxes.
But city leaders are hoping voters break that streak on election day August 4th. Matt Crouse the Nixa Parks Director says the 40 acres of land at Northview and Greg will be turned into " a fishing lake, walking trail outside, picnic pavilions, there will be some soccer fields that ...
Greene County investigating farm accident that killed 17-year-old boy
Greene County Sheriff's investigators say a 17-year-old boy was found dead on farm Saturday near the Polk-Greene County line.
Tristen England was found dead, slumped over on a tractor. England and a friend had been mowing a field Saturday afternoon. The friend noticed he had been injured by equipment that became loose from the tractor. Greene County deputies attempted CPR on the boy but were unsuccessful. ...
Consumer Reports: Does sunblock clothing work?
Skin cancer is among the most common of all cancers. Sun exposure is a primary
cause. Covering up when you’re outside can be a critical step in prevention.
Some clothing claims to have a UPF, or ultraviolet protection factor, which is sort of like an SPF in sunscreen. Consumer Reports wanted to find out whether those clothes really work, and if they do, are they any better ...
Hot Weather to give way to cooler readings
Looks like one more hot day before cooler weather arrives. Find out how long that will stick around by watching the forecast. ...
Consumer Reports: New hands-free car infotainment systems
Lots of people use their smartphones while driving. Seven in ten are texting, taking
selfies, and even using social media, according to a recent AT&T study. Government
data show hundreds of people each year are killed in car accidents involving cell
Consumer Reports checked out two new infotainment systems designed to work with your phone and your car so that drivers can keep their eyes on the road. ...
Flooding in Houston damaged businesses, homes, roads
Roads, businesses and homes in Texas County were suddenly hit by flood waters Sunday after a downpour on the Brushy Creek watershed.
Texas County Emergency Management Director Bennie Cook says they have reports of 4 businesses damaged and two homes, but those numbers may increase.
Brushy Creek was flowing strong Monday, but back in its banks, a much different sight than a day ago. "It came ...