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Winter Weather Advisory for Ozarks Starts This Evening
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 02:23:24 -0800

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The National Weather Service in Springfield has issued a winter weather advisory for snow...sleet and freezing drizzle...which is In effect from 4 pm Wednesday afternoon to 9 am Thursday. Winter Weather Advisory from 12/17/2014 4:00 PM to 12/18/2014 9:00 AM CST for: Webster County, Dallas County, Benton County, Wright County, Laclede County, Douglas County, Texas County ...

Scott County deputy gets Medal of Valor from Gov. Nixon
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 06:18:05 -0800

BENTON - A Scott County deputy who risked his life to pull two railroad employees from an overturned train engine as flames surrounded it was honored Thursday for his heroism.

Benton man is reported missing by his family
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 07:36:30 -0800

BENTON -- The family of a Scott County man who was last seen Wednesday is searching for his whereabouts. Michael "Daran" McDonald, 47, of Benton was last seen Wednesday at his sister's house and mentioned going to watch some races, according to his sister, Leah Faringer.

Heartland road projects for 12/18
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:20:50 -0800

Here is a list of road projects around the Heartland scheduled for Thursday, December 18.

Fund established for 18-month-old killed in crash
Fri, 12 Dec 2014 09:35:42 -0800

A fund has been established in honor of a baby who died in a crash in Union County on Dec. 11.

Closed landfill gets good report, needs monitoring
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:30:24 -0800

BENTON -- Scott County's closed landfill should get good marks but still requires monitoring.

Winter Weather Advisory Continues for Ozarks
Mon, 01 Dec 2014 02:23:09 -0800

A Winter Weather Advisory continues for the Missouri Ozarks this morning with freezing rain and drizzle reported in many areas. The National Weather Service in Springfield has issued this Winter Weather Advisory for these counties in Missouri: UPDATED INFORMATION AT 5:28 am Event Extended (time)  Winter Weather Advisory valid from Dec 1 5:28 AM to 10:00 AM for:  Barry County and Camden County ...

Heartland road projects for 12/11
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 09:20:37 -0800

Here is a list of road projects around the Heartland scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 11.

Perryville, MO man facing burglary charges
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:05:38 -0800

A Perryville, Missouri man was arrested in connection with three burglaries.

Benton, MO man accused of child molestation
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:05:44 -0800

A Benton, Missouri man is accused of child molestation.