The National Christian HomeSchool Basketball Tournament returns to southwest Missouri March 10 to the 14. As KSMU’s Samantha Nichols reports, it’s the sixth consecutive year that Springfield will serve as the host city.
Area organizations say they’re honored to have the support of Springfield Mayor Bob Stephens, who this week called on citizens to become more engaged in youth services. KSMU’s Shane Franklin has more on what that involvement means.
House Republicans in Missouri have unveiled their plans for funding a new state mental hospital in Fulton. As Marshall Griffin tells us, it’s similar to the proposal made in December by Democratic Governor Jay Nixon.
Springfield Mayor Bob Stephens is calling on citizens to get involved with local youth services as a way to honor the legacy of Hailey Owens, the 10-year-old girl abducted and killed last week. KSMU’s Scott Harvey has more.
It’s often said that “to die well” is a blessing. One man with special needs in the Ozarks received that blessing recently. And as KSMU’s Jennifer Davidson reports, his community, in turn, was equally blessed by the experience.
Springfield’s University Plaza Hotel played host to Lincoln Days over the weekend, an annual celebration of the Missouri GOP. KSMU’s Shane Franklin attended the event’s keynote address and has this story.