Congratulations to our KY3 colleague Steve Grant. He was honored as a Springfield Business Journal "Man of the Year." Steve and 19 others were recognized for professional, philanthropic and civic contributions to our community. Steve just celebrated his 40th year on the air.
The Branson Balloon Festival kicked off Friday morning featuring hot air balloons, powered parachutes, skydiving and helicopters. Participants took to the air sailing over the rolling hills of Branson as powered parachutes joined the flock. The event continues through the night with skydivers taking to the air at 6 pm followed by another balloon flight. If you missed the it today the Branson…
Boone County, Ar. - A large marijuana farm was spotted from the air by a Boone County Sheriff's Deputy. There were an estimated 50,000 to 70,000 found that carried an approximate street value of 1,000 dollars per plant. This was the largest bust that anyone at the Sheriff's Office can remember.
The community of Golden City gathered Tuesday evening to remember Adriaunna Horton. The young girl was abducted from the town's park, then murdered one-year ago. A prayer vigil was held, which included a balloon release in her honor. Adriaunna would have been 13-years-old this year. The man accused of killing her, Bobby Bourne Junior, is set to stand trial next September.
Hundreds gathered Monday evening to celebrate the life of Hailey Owens. The little girl, who would have turned 11-years-old today, was kidnapped and murdered seven-months ago. The birthday celebration featured live music, food and a lantern launch. Dozens of bikers hit the pavement to ride in her honor. Some even decorated their bikes and cars with pink and purple streamers & bandannas...…
National Aviation Day is coming and the Ozark Mountain Barnstormers RC Club are celebrating it while supporting a cause: The club took to the skies with their RC planes in support of the Wounded Warriors Project.
With the goals of raising awareness, offering resources, and providing support for kids in Missouri get adopted, Cherish Kids annual 5k/10k/kids k event kicked off with thousands running for a good cause.
Thursday was Dairy Queen's annual Miracle Treat Day. For every Blizzard sold, the fast food chain donated $1.00 to the Children's Miracle Network. The money collected for CMN at DQ locations in the Ozarks will stay local. This is the 30th year for the event, which has raised more than $100,000,000.
Springfield was one of a number of cities around the country that held peace vigils Thursday night for the events that have been taking place in Ferguson. About 70 people gathered at Park Central Square, stating their stance against perceived police brutality.