Michele Skalicky

Morning Edition Host

Michele Skalicky has worked at KSMU since the station occupied the old white house at National and Grand. She enjoys working on both the announcing side and in news and has been the recipient of statewide and national awards for news reporting. Michele enjoys hiking, camping, taking an active role in her two girls’ activities and caring for her family’s two guinea pigs, two cats, two dogs and five fish.

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Michele Skalicky

If you’re not yet registered to vote, today, October 11, is the last day to do so to be eligible to cast a ballot in a special election in Greene County on November 7.

The November 7 ballot will feature three issues.  One asks Greene County voters to decide a tax issue.  Revenue from the one half of one percent sales tax would go toward an addition to the jail among other things. 

Friends of the Library

It’s almost time for the Friends of the Library Book Sale in Springfield.  The Friends Preview Night is October 17 from 5 to 8 p.m., and the sale opens to the general public October 18. Springfield-Greene County Libraries spokesperson Kathleen O’Dell said seven and a half tractor trailer loads of items will be for sale, which makes the event one of the biggest ever.

Michele Skalicky

The Assemblies of God has installed its 13th general superintendent.  54-year-old Doug Clay was elected chief executive officer of the General Council of the Assemblies of God at AG’s biennial convention in Anaheim, California in August and was installed in a consecration ceremony in Springfield at Central Assembly of God.

Clay served as AG's general treasurer for nine years.  He was superintendent of the Ohio District from 2004-2008 and was pastor of Calvary Assembly of God in Toledo, Ohio from 1997-2004.  He's a 1985 graduate of Central Bible College in Springfield.

The director of the Missouri Department of Conservation will be in Springfield this week to talk to anyone who would like to ask questions or share input about the organization.

An open house with Sarah Parker Pauley will be held Tuesday night, October 10, at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center, 4601 S. Nature Center Way.

Parker Pauley said they’re especially looking for input in certain areas, one being the overall priorities for MDC.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

It’s almost flu season, and to help kids stay well, flu vaccines are being offered to students in Springfield Public Schools.

Flu vaccine clinics will be held at 58 school sites in cooperation with Jordan Valley Community Health Center and with help from CoxHealth, Mercy and the Springfield-Greene County Health Department.

Clinics start October 17 and run through November 15.