In July, a woman filed a protection order against Terry Maurer. It was just days after she said Maurer threw his cell phone through her windshield and she had to jump out of a moving car to escape him.
Springfield traffic engineer Tom Dancey said traffic numbers started to plunge back in March, when businesses shut down and people were asked to stay at home. But as of right now, they’ve nearly leveled out to pre-pandemic patterns, down just about five percent from normal.
With more people using drive-thru food services during the pandemic you'll probably be seeing more long lines that extend all the way out to the roadway at some of the more popular places. It's a sign of the times!!
The supplemental budget contains funding for several items, including the School Nutrition Services Program, the Emergency Solutions Grant Program for homelessness prevention, job training grants, and child support payments, among others.
Missouri State is letting its lease lapse on The Q Hotel & Suites, a closed hotel that it was using as a place to isolate students who had contracted COVID-19. The university said that due to a downturn in the number of cases that peaked at the start of the semester and gone down since, they don't need the space.
The cold and snowy weather of winter is right around the corner, and there are some unusual and fun ways to try to guess what winter could bring. Two of the more popular folklore items here in southwest Missouri are woolly worms and persimmon seeds.