Phillips 66: 25K gallons of diesel fuel leaks into Mississippi River
A 35-mile section of the Mississippi River has been closed after Phillips 66 says about 25,000 gallons of diesel fuel leaked in southwestern Illinois.
Spokeswoman Melissa Erker told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch the company discovered a leak about 8:45 a.m. Friday in a pipeline that runs from its storage terminal to a barge loading dock near the Wood River Refinery, which is about 20 miles upriver ...
Arkansas panel weighing how to administer lobbying law
Arkansas Ethics Commission members are determining how they will administer a new law restricting their ability to investigate elected officials who accept gifts from lobbyists.
Act 1280 was passed by the Legislature this year and grants a grace period to any lawmaker or other state elected official who unintentionally accepts a prohibited gift from a lobbyist and returns it within 30 days.
The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports that ...
Thanks for making 'Safe and Sound Saturday' a big success
KY3 Inc. would like to thank everyone for making 'Safe and Sound Saturday' another big success.
More than 12,000 visitors showed up to the one-day safety event Saturday at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds. The third-annual free safety show featured vendors across the Ozarks focused on keeping your family safe and healthy.
'Safe and Sound Saturday' moved to the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds for the first time ...
Downtown business part arcade, part history museum
Retro seems to be in these days, and the 1980’s seem to be the target destination for the Way Back Machine in downtown Springfield.
The arcade 1984 is all in with the 80s. Seven partners operate the S. Jefferson Ave. business that takes its visitors back to the days when days when video arcades were the place to spend your quarters after school and on weekends. ...
Pictures: Thousands learn safety 'Safe and Sound Saturday' in Springfield #2
KY3's 'Safe and Sound Saturday' showcased safety businesses and organizations across the Ozarks. Thousands this year attended the free event at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds. ...
Missouri program helps shelter dogs and prison inmates
Missouri's Puppies for Parole program has marked a big milestone: 3,000 adoptions.
Missouri Department of Corrections director George Lombardi started the program five years ago. It pairs shelter dogs with inmates at 19 Missouri prisons, who train the dogs over an eight-week period to get them ready for adoption. A ceremony marking the 3,000th adoption was Thursday at the prison in Bonne Terre.
Most dogs are adopted ...