Arkansas lawmakers give final OK to $5.2B budget bill
Arkansas lawmakers have given final approval to a nearly $5.2 billion budget that boosts money for public schools, Medicaid and prisons while cutting most other state agencies' funding by 1%.
The House on Wednesday approved by an 82-1 vote the proposed Revenue Stabilization Act, which sets spending priorities based on expected revenue. The Senate approved an identical version of the measure by a 29-4 vote.
The proposal ...
Rebates will reduce prices of rain barrels on Saturday in Springfield
James River Basin Partnership and a company, RainReserve, have teamed up to help Greene County residents and others take advantage of rebates for rainwater collection. The rebates are from the City of Springfield, Greene County Resource Management, and City Utilities of Springfield.
JRPB and Rain Reserve are hosting possibly the largest rain barrel event in Missouri on Saturday at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center. The rebate ...
Strong to severe storms again Thursday
April is starting off with a bang in the form of severe thunderstorms. The weather looks very unsettled right into next week. Find out how strong the storms may be and what is ahead for the Easter weekend by watching the forecast. ...
KY3 Contact-an-expert panel will answer personal finance questions
Perhaps you're trying to decide what to do with your tax refund. Maybe you wonder if you can really afford a summer vacation. On Thursday evening, you can get some money advice from the experts.
Folks with Consumer Credit Counseling Service will be at KY3 to take your questions from 5 to 7 p.m. The number to call, during that two-hour period only, is (417) 268-3222.
Hammons Field will host 10th annual Easter Sunrise Service
The 10th annual Springfield Easter Sunrise Service will attract hundreds of people on Sunday. The service is nondenominational and open to all people.
The service starts at 6:15. Doors open at 5:45. The Salvation Army provides a beverage truck that will serve coffee before the service.
The Rev. T.J. Appleby, pastor of Sanctuary of Praise Church of God in Christ, is the speaker. The Sanctuary of Praise ...
Piggy banks stay empty despite higher earnings
New research shows more Americans are dropping cash faster than they make it. This leaves nothing in the piggy bank.
Roughly one out of every three Americans don't have any emergency savings.
The NeighborWorks America study shows many are still digging themselves out the hole from the 2008 financial collapse.
"You don't have time to have that emergency fund. Just playing catchup from the last time. You could ...