Celebrating 25 years with quite the showing, the neighborhood 4th of July parade has been a staple here in Springfield. With an old fashion feel, and family-friendly environment, this parade (the only one in Springfield on the 4th) is a hit with people of all ages.
The city of Marshfield celebrated the 4th of July the only way it knows how. Hundreds lined the square for the 136th 4th of Juily parade. It is the oldest continuous parade west of the Mississippi River.
Parched Corn Road in eastern Christian County is one of several roads that suffered major damage from flash flooding on Wednesday night and Thursday. The county's Emergency Management director expects the costs of repairing the damage will earn Christian County a federal disaster declaration. (Photos by Drew Douglas, KY3 News)
A Springfield police officer was taken to a Springfield hospital with minor injuries after a two-vehicle crash on Friday morning. It happened at S. West Ave. and W. Walnut St. just before 8:30. Crews on scene say a vehicle t-boned the officer's car at the intersection. The driver of that vehicle was checked out by EMS.
Ameren Missouri has opened the flood gates at Bagnell Dam at Lake of the Ozarks.
Consulting engineer Alan Sullivan said 11 of the dam’s 12 flood gates were opened to 10 percent after the area recorded three inches of rain in the overnight hours. More than 40,000 cubic feet per second are flowing through the gates. Operators also ordered Truman Dam to close its gates to relive the pressure…
These are several high water images snapped by KY3 photojournalist Thomas Leonard Thursday morning around Springfield. Most of the pictures are from the intersection of Highway 13 and Farm Road 34 near Ebenezer.
Benton County Sheriff Rick Fajen said three people at a private campground in the Forbes area, 10 miles east of Warsaw, were trapped by the rising Deer Creek early Wednesday. They managed to escape to high ground, which turned into an island. The Missouri State Highway Patrol sent a helicopter from Jefferson City to rescue two people from the state of California and one person from…
Two tractor-trailer crashes slowed traffic on Interstate 44 in Phelps County on Wednesday morning. The crashes happened around 4:15 a.m. near the 173 mile marker, 11 miles west of Rolla near Jerome and the Little Piney River. The Doolittle Rural Fire Department and the Rolla Fire Departments responded to the crashes.
Brandon Williams snapped these images of the crashes.