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.
A woman from Springfield made her first court appearance in Greene County on Monday morning for the murder of her mother. Gypsy Blancharde is charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action for the stabbing death of Clauddinea "Dee Dee" Blancharde.
Six thousand rubber ducks took over Finley River Park, for a good cause. The ducks were adopted out and raced down stream. The person lucky enough to adopt the rubber duck that crossed the finish line first walked away with the $4,000 grand prize. The event raised money to support the Care To Learn foundation.
The Dee Ann White Women's and Children's Hospital is the latest addition to the Cox South building, which houses modern equipment and private rooms for families of newborns. People were given tours of the new facilities after a ribbon cutting ceremony.
Along with the opening of the new expansion at Cox South, they also held a health and safety fair for kids. With live entertainment, tours of the helicopter, lessons on how to give CPR, bicycle training classes, and much more, there was a lot for kids to learn about when it comes to their health and safety.
The first same-sex couple to apply for a marriage license in Greene County since the U.S. Supreme Court's historic ruling showed up at the county Recorder of Deeds Office about 3 p.m. Friday. Angie Brayfield (wearing the hat) and Kresta Stewart got the license and told reporters that their ceremony will be in St. Louis.
Brayfield and Stewart live in the Springfield area. They have a son and a…
Developmental Center of the Ozarks held its annual fundraiser at Millwood with a Party In Paradise theme. Live music from a Kansas City area band SOCA Jukebox featuring steel drums set the mood while attendees reached for their checkbooks to meet the goal of $30,000.