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Nixa City Council strikes down urban chicken bill
One vote prevented Nixa residents from being able to house chickens in their backyards, but the months-long push to approve urban fowl may not be over.
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Sun Mar 09, 2014
Waiting period at heart of abortion debate
Samuel Lee, a fixture at the Missouri Capitol who lobbies lawmakers to pass anti-abortion legislation, knows why the General Assembly is considering extending the amount of time a woman is required to wait before having an abortion.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Nixa store sells $250,000 Triple Play lottery ticket
For the second time in the first two weeks, the Missouri Lottery's new $250K Triple Play Draw Game has produced a $250,000 top-prize winner.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
IC Bus Dealer Midwest Transit Adds Kansas, W. Missouri to Service Territory Following Acquisition
Midwest Transit Equipment expanded its bus sales, service and parts business to include all of Missouri and Kansas after completing an acquisition of Allied Bus Sales from FirstGroup America.
Douglas County Herald
Hello! Not much left of February. It's still winter in my little piece of the globe.
Help pick up trash to keep rivers clean
The James River Basin Partnership is seeking volunteers to help prevent trash from getting into the James and Finley rivers.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Roll the dice to help benefit food pantry
The 4C Sertoma club will host a bunco party to benefit Least of These Christian County Food Pantry at the Nixa Event Center on March 27. No experience is needed to play bunco.
Nixpo organizers hoping for record crowd
Organizers expect that an annual business expo could draw its largest crowd in 19 years.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Weather forces new schedule in Class 5-11
The snowy weather that already forced one local high school basketball district to rescheduled games has now affected two more.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Crash kills Springfield woman, two others
A crash near Clinton on Saturday killed three people, including a Springfield woman.
Capitol Notes: Local races don't appear to have much suspense
The closest thing Missouri politics has to the NFL draft began this week. Candidate filing opened on Feb. 25. During the filing period, which lasts until March 25, anyone interested in running for elected office must file for candidacy.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Southern Bank's parent to acquire Peoples Bank owner
The Poplar Bluff-based parent company of Southern Bank announced Tuesday that it has reached an agreement to acquire the primary owner of Peoples Bank of the Ozarks in an effort to expand its presence in the Springfield area.
Dyslexia bill good first step
The Springfield Republican is sponsoring a bill that would add dyslexia to Bryson's Law, which means Missouri children who are diagnosed with dyslexia would qualify for educational scholarships to help pay for needed educational intervention programs.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Opposing pleas after drug arrest
One man admitted guilt to his part in a plan to acquire a key ingredient in the illicit drug methamphetamine, but the man police identify as an accomplice says he isn't guilty.
Campaign for school bond issue underway
Educators and parents started campaigning for a capital improvement bond proposal that Nixa School District voters will consider April 8. The proposal requires 57 percent super-majority approval from voters.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Weekend Best Bets
Gates open at 6 p.m. both nights and the action kicks off at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance or $17 at the door.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Want to help? Hailey Owens memorial fund set up at Empire Bank
A memorial account in Hailey Owens' name has been set up by a family member at Empire Bank, Marketing Director Andrew Tasset said this afternoon.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
KSDK-TV Saint Louis
Suspect in custody, 10-year-old girl still missing
Springfield police said at midnight Tuesday that they have a suspect in custody in the abduction of 10-year-old Hailey Owens, but the girl remains missing.