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Remembering Jazz Legend Charlie Haden, Who Crafted His Voice In Bass
Jazz legend Charlie Haden has died. Polio damaged Haden's voice when he was young, but as a bassist and composer, Haden helped shape the sound of jazz while still spanning country and gospel.
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Fri Jul 11, 2014
Missouri-Raised Musician Charlie Haden Dies
He turned to the bass after losing his singing voice to polio as a teenager when he was performing with the Haden Family country band .
Douglas County Herald
Bethany Baptist Church
Dan Stillings made several trips to Springfield this week to help his sister, Debra Bohnstedt, rebuild her back yard fence that had been badly damaged when a large tree fell on it earlier this spring.
2014 July 11
The Obama administration knew in advance that the British government would oversee destruction of a newspaper's hard drives containing leaked National Security Agency documents - The Coast Guard has closed down a stretch of the Mississippi River near St. Louis to recreational boats because of the waterway's high levels.
Truck driver busted after traffic stop in Missouri yields 700 pounds of pot
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. a A truck driver from Indiana is under arrest after Missouri state troopers reported finding slightly more than 700 pounds of marijuana in his rig.
KRCG-TV Jefferson City
SW Missouri police searching for escaped inmate
Springfield-area law enforcement officers are searching for an inmate who escaped from custody while being taken to the Greene County jail.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Diverging diamond interchange: safer, faster
Fear of adapting to change and something entirely new appears to be of lessening concern after several hundred residents and business owners viewed videos and diagrams of the diverging diamond interchange plan for University Parkway and Interstate 75. This novel engineering design is becoming more popular around the country with some three dozen ... (more)
Officer who fired gun, not Taser, faces charge
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - A Springfield police officer who said he meant to fire his Taser, not his handgun, has been charged with a misdemeanor in the shooting of a fleeing panhandler.
Serenity Abounds at Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden Springfield, MO
One of the oldest attractions at the Springfield Botanical Gardens is the 7.5 acre, Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden .
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Light up your weekend at GlowGolf in Springfield, Missouri
In a world where technology is overtaking the world by leaps and bounds, there is one realm of normalcy that really hasn't been altered.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Gays Better Off Dead? 'Christian' Activist Says So
Intolerance hit a new low last week in the form of an opinion piece and social media post by a former high school football coach and self-proclaimed "Christian activist," who after attending a gay Pride parade in Missouri, stated that gay adults are better off dead and that God hates both the sin and the sinner.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
10 Quick Thoughts: sanctuary city, heroin, Facebook ban, Closed Caption
Hour 3- - What are we learning about the criminal activity of one illegal living in a sanctuary city? - What do we know about heroin being sold in Springfield? - Why was on lady banned from Facebook and was this appropriate? - Could the FCC soon require closed captioning for online videos? Length 38:08
City of Blue Springs
Nancy Yendes Appointed as New City Attorney
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Dorial Green-Beckham enrolled at OU; Orlando Brown, Vontre McQuinnie...
Green-Beckham caught 87 passes for 1,278 yards and 17 touchdowns in two seasons at Missouri, and set the national high school record with 6,353 career receiving yards at Hillcrest High School in Springfield, Mo.
10th Annual Bleed Red Blood Drive
Join KSGF as we celebrate 10 years of the Community Blood Center of the Ozarks Bleed Red Blood Drive! The event will be held Monday & Tuesday, July 21st and 22nd at the Don Thomson Donor Center .
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Anniversary: Janice Hancock & James Hancock
They are blessed with two children, Jay and wife Tracy of Kansas City, MO and Jeanine and husband Keith Jones of Springfield, MO, and five grandchildren: Jason and Chaz Hancock, and Zachary, Andrew and Mackenzie Jones.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
The Paducah Sun Online Edition
Class of '66 to travel Route 66
ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. - Forty-eight years after they graduated, members of the Elizabethtown High School Class of 1966 are reuniting to travel one of the country's most famous highways.
The Joplin Independent
Let Route 66 inspire you
The Springfield Regional Arts Council is calling all artists to submit work for an exhibition in honor of historic Route 66. The Creamery Arts Center, 411 N. Sherman Pkwy., Springfield, will host the event, "2,451 miles: Celebrating Route 66." A free public reception will take place during the First Friday Art Walk on August 1, 2014, from 6-9 p.m.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
One religious belief needs to be wiped from the face of the earth.
America is awash in sin. So we hear from the pulpits of our mainstream evangelical churches every other Sunday.
The Marshfield parade.
The 4th of July! The day Americans get together and celebrate America by stuffing ourselves with food, wearing clothes adorned in the stars and stripes and setting off fireworks! And like every good American, you probably know all about our country's... Around thirty miles from Springfield, Missouri, east on Interstate 44 is Marshfield.