Frazier's free throws lift Florida over Arkansas, 57-56
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Michael Frazier II hit two free throws with 1.9 seconds remaining and Florida escaped with a 57-56 victory over Arkansas on Saturday.
Dorian Finney-Smith added 16 points, nine rebounds and four assists for the Gators (12-9, 5-3 Southeastern Conference), who won their second straight after a three-game losing streak and got another much-needed resume-booster for the NCAA tournament.
Frazier finished with six points ...
Community signs card at mall for wounded officer
Shoppers took a break from bargain hunting to sign a get well card for a police officer injured in the line of duty.
Radio station 105.1 Bob FM placed a large card in one of the corridors of the Battlefield Mall Saturday afternoon. Shoppers were encouraged to write notes of support for Springfield Police office Aaron Pearson.
Pearson was seriously injured last Monday when he was shot ...
Springfield woman cashes in big with stop for coffee
A stop for coffee paid off big for a woman from Springfield.
Jan Hiegert bought a “Crossword Time!” Scratchers ticket at Rapid Roberts, 3351 E. Sunshine in Springfield, on Jan. 23. She uncovered the top prize of $50,000 later that evening at home.
“I thought it was $500, then $5,000,” recalled Hiegert. “After realizing it was $50,000, I texted my daughter – ‘Call me ASAP!’”
When her daughter ...
Fire damages hardwood business north of Springfield
A hardwood business near Brighton sustained heavy damage following a massive fire Friday night.
Flames erupted just before 9:00pm at Missouri Hardwood Products. No word on what started the fire. KY3 crews on the scene observed a shop or warehouse that likely looked like a total loss due to the blaze.
Several bright flashes or explosions were also spotted by the KY3 photographer.
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8 employees at Arkansas Scholarship Lottery could lose jobs
Eight Arkansas Scholarship Lottery workers could have their positions axed if the lottery becomes part of the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration.
The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports the move could reduce salaries by more than $400,000 a year.
State Sen. Jimmy Hickey, R-Texarkana, has proposed legislation that would create an Arkansas Lottery Division in the finance department, require the governor to appoint the lottery director and abolish ...