Pictures: Willie Nelson at the Shrine Mosque
The legendary country music outlaw, Willie Nelson, graced the Ozarks with his incomparable style of music and performance at the Shrine Mosque in Springfield. During the early 1960s, Nelson bused tables and washed dishes at Aunt Martha's Pancake House while unsuccessfully trying to earn a spot on Ozark Jubilee. Willie earned his outlaw status when he bucked the Nashville system and found his own style ...
Scattered storms possible again Wednesday
April showers are said to bring May flowers. If the forecast is right then we should have a pretty good crop of flowers! Find out if any of the storms could be severe by watching the forecast. ...
Spence Jackson suicide note says he feared unemployment; therapists say job loss is a big factor
The suicide note left behind by Spence Jackson, the spokesman for the late State Auditor Tom Schweich, was a simple ten word statement.
Police in Jefferson City read it Tuesday afternoon: "I'm so sorry. I just can't take being unemployed, again."
Investigators said it appears Jackson shot himself that same afternoon or evening on Friday, after going to the office that morning.
Springfield clinical psychologist Rose Buckner, who ...
Supermarket Shift: Price Cutter closes one store, reopens former Dillon's
With families strolling in and out, it looked like a typical day of business at the Price Cutter on S. Campbell Ave. In reality, Tuesday was the last day of business for the store.
“Yeah, it’s kind of sad,” stated shopper Sharon Adam. “I just come in and get things and pick up donuts or whatever here. I’m going to miss it.”
“Just picking up some stuff ...
A New Home for a Springfield Icon
A Springfield Landmark has a new home, albeit just a block away from its old home. Timmons Temple, once located at 934 East Webster Street, now sits in Silver Springs Park.
"The plan had been initially to just knock the building down," says Jenny Fillmer Edwards with the Springfield Greene Co Park Board.
When developers bought the land at 934 East Webster where Timmons Temple sat for ...
Wal-Mart urges Arkansas governor to veto religion bill
Retail giant Wal-Mart says Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson should veto a religious-objection bill that critics say would open the door to widespread discrimination against gays and lesbians.
Wal-Mart Chief Executive Officer Doug McMillon said in a statement Tuesday the bill prohibiting state and local government from infringing on someone's religious beliefs without a "compelling" interest threatens the state's spirt of inclusion and the Bentonville-based company's values.