Schools often cancel classes for holidays or severe weather. But across the Missouri Ozarks, several schools close for days at a time during deer season. KSMU’s Jennifer Davidson has more.
A veteran of the City of Springfield – and a familiar face to many in the Ozarks – has died. General Fred Marty recently retired as Springfield Deputy City Manager. According to a release from the city, he was diagnosed with cancer in 2012, and retired from the city earlier this month. His career included more than 50 years in public service.