The Birthplace of Route 66 Festival is back this weekend for the first time in three years (because of the pandemic), and while there are a lot of activities in conjunction with the event, one hidden gem for the kids is hiding in plain sight.
Valley Springs Fire Department responded to a single car accident call along State Highway 206 in Everton on Sunday afternoon. Before first responders arrived, a group of bystanders rescued the victim from the burning vehicle.
The Springfield City Council recently issued millions of dollars to fund 16 different projects throughout the city of Springfield. One of the projects on that list is the Springfield Art Museum Education Wing.
In July, Harrison City Council looked to approve its first economic development grant to a business in the city limits. Instead, the council came back to awarding their first grant after discovering additional state regulations involving city funds and private businesses.