Independent living center set to break ground on new facility
The Southewest Center for Independent Living is a very busy place.
"We serve people with disabilities in an eight county area of Southwest Missouri," said Leslie Manor, Marketing & Development Director for The Southewest Center for Independent Living.
The Springfield based non-profit organization provides free medical equipment, help learning new technology, support and referral services to about 1,100 disabled clients each year. And that number continues to ...
Just a few scattered storms Wednesday
Scattered thunderstorms are in the forecast through the weekend. Find out if they will bring light rain or a downpour by watching the forecast. ...
Chase in Greene County ends with driver in house, then arrested
A man is jailed after a chase that started southwest of Springfield on Tuesday evening.
The chase started about 6:30 at a home on West Roxbury Street, west of the city and south of Battlefield Road. Deputies say residents at that home accused the driver of stealing a van.
The owners followed it first while on the phone with 911. Greene County deputies then took up ...
Man from Nixa dies after snake bites him twice in James River
A man from Nixa died after he was bitten twice by a venomous snake while in the James River over the extended Memorial Day weekend.
Gilbert DeLeon, 37, was wading at the Delaware Access Area of the James River when he was bitten on Friday. Christian County Coroner Brad Cole says his girlfriend wanted him to get medical attention, but he refused and tried to treat ...
Frequent water outages affect mobile home renters, nearby business
More than 100 families near Republic have spent many days this spring with no running water. The well at the Alpine Village Mobile Home Park supplies renters as well as a nearby business just off U.S. 60.
"You lose customers. If you're not open, they go looking for another place to go. They may come back; they may not," said Mary Jenkins, owner of Just One ...
Buyer beware lesson: Woman paid $4,000; year later, got zilch
A woman paid thousands of dollars for something she needs in her home. The business doing the work has yet to deliver.
"To slip and fall that's my biggest fear," said Wanda Gray.
Wanda Gray says she desperately needs a walk-in tub.
"The doctor said I got really bad arthritis," she said.
Getting the money wasn't easy.
"I refinanced my house," she said.
She ordered a nearly five thousand dollar walk-in ...