Charges filed in pharmacy robbery
Greene County prosecutors have filed charges in a pharmacy robbery. Michael Shelton faces charges of 2nd degree robbery of a pharmacy, and two charges of possession of marijuana. Shelton is accused of robbing the Sunshine Health Mart on March 5. Police say he did not show a weapon, but he did take some drugs.
A second person was involved in the robbery, but police have made ...
A Heart for Haiti: quality education a luxury for many kids
Haiti is known as the poorest country in the world.
The World Bank notes that more than 80-percent of Haitians live on less than 2-dollars a day. So, survival is about the only priority there.
But, hundreds of folks from the Ozarks are helping Haitians afford to go to school, to try and turn around that country's future.
There is nothing in the way of luxuries or conveniences ...
Charges filed in homemade bomb scare in south Springfield neighborhood
A Springfield man faces charges for making a homemade bomb that led to a scare for a neighborhood near the Springfield Nature Center.
Authorities say Brian Powell, 23, admitted to making the homemade bomb on Sunday and leaving it in his bedroom at the home. Others inside the home in the 4400 block of South Reed found the device and called authorities.
The bomb squad removed it ...
Show Me Games torch headed to the Ozarks
The torch will run through the Ozarks. The Show-Me State Games along with Shelter Insurance® has announced the dates and cities for the 2014 Torch Run.
The mission of the Shelter Insurance® Show-Me State Games Torch Run is to generate exposure and enthusiasm for the Show-Me State Games throughout Missouri. The Show-Me State Games is an Olympic-style sports festival offering more than 40 events for all ages and ...
Red Cross reports busy week dealing with disaster
March came in like a lion for the Red Cross in the Southern Missouri Region. Red Cross workers helped at least 70 people after disasters from March 2-8. As the high number of responses continued to 21 single family fires during the period, Red Cross volunteers were called on daily.
Red Cross helped 15 people impacted in Greene County by four single family fires, as well ...
Arkansas Legislature gives final OK to budget bill
The Arkansas Legislature has wrapped up this year's session after giving final approval to a $5 billion budget for the coming year.
The House and Senate on Wednesday passed identical versions of the budget bill, formally known as the proposed Revenue Stabilization Act, before recessing the fiscal session that began Feb. 10. Lawmakers are set to return to the Capitol on March 19 to formally adjourn ...