What’s Happening

Porch Pirates Are Working Overtime!

With all the buying during "Black Friday" and "Cyber Monday" events, this means more deliveries to our homes, AND more thefts. Porch Pirates are out in full force, sometimes following delivery trucks so they can grab your packages and be out before you know it. If you know you won't be home when the package is expected, then have them ship your items to work, to a neighbors, or even ask to pick…


What's Happening THIS Weekend!

Weekend Update for December 2-4 FRIDAY  Live Nativity at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds 6:30 and 7:30 shows in the Central Building Event Center FREE admission First Friday Artwalk in downtown Springfield begins at 6 am. FREE self guided tour thru business. Family Friendly Candy Cane Lane at Rutledge-Wilson Farm park 5- 9 pm Silver Dollar City’s “Old Time Christmas” Park opens at 11am-10 pm…


Buying A LIVE Christmas Tree? Here's Tips On Keeping It Fresh!

There is nothing like the smell of a live Christmas tree in your home during the holidays! The pine scent is incredible, however, keeping a live tree fresh and from dying too soon may take some skill. Here are some great tips: Before putting your tree into a stand, cut half an inch or more off the trunk. This exposes the vessels so that the tree can take up water more easily. Once cut, you…


Have You Seen These Guys?

Heads up and be alert! The  Aurora-Marionville Police Department is looking for a couple of guys who robbed McDonalds on Tuesday in Aurora. One brandished a gun at the McDonald's, located on South Elliott Avenue. Both of the suspects left on foot and got away with an undisclosed amount of money. If you know these guys, or know info about this robbery call 417-678-5025.    


WTG Silver Dollar City! Another NATIONAL Award!

It's ANOTHER award for Silver Dollar City's "Old Time Christmas" and we couldn't agree more! SDC has now been honored yet again, for their millions of holiday lights display, festive decor and Christmas fun. The U.S. News & World Report chose "An Old Time Christmas" as one of the 23 Best Christmas Lights Displays in the United States! Silver Dollar City has also been voted “Best Theme Park…


Springfield R-12 School Survey Needs YOUR Input!

 The Springfield R-12 school calendar needs your input. An online survey is asking the question " Would you rather have extra days off at Thanksgiving or after Christmas for your school children? Direct input has been sought from all parents, faculty and community members in the district. You can give your input and opinion for the survey HERE  Get those answers to the survey in soon because your…


It's Giving Tuesday!

It's Giving Tuesday! Today is the day where you can give or donate to any of the area charities in and around the Springfield Metro.  We've made it easy with quick ways to give. The Kitchen Go  HERE Convoy of Hope  Go HERE Girl Scouts of the Missouri Heartland  girlscoutsmoheartland.org/en/donate/donate.html. Humane Society of Southwest Missouri  Go HERE United Way of the Ozarks To make a…


Christmas Parade List For The Ozarks!

Christmas is less than a month away and there are several Christmas parades in and around Springfield to enjoy. Here is your list:   Fair Grove Christmas Parade   December 3 5 PM Rogersville Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting Ceremony December 3,  5-9  PM Highlandville Christmas Parade:  December 3, 1 PM Kimberling City Christmas Parade: December 3, 3 PM Marshfield Christmas Parade:…


Cyber Monday Shopping Tips

Planning on shopping today, Cyber Monday? Here are some great shopping tips. Set a budget If it looks/seems to good to be true, it usually is, don't fall for scammers.  Buy early to save big and for better selection. Lock for the "Lock" on your browser for secure websites Have items you buy online, sent to your workplace if possible. Porch pirates are ready to steal everything! Use a Credit Card…


Crossline's Christmas Help For Those In Greene County

Need help  for Christmas?  Families in Greene County can apply starting today for Crosslines assistance thru December 3rd! CROSSLINES Help?  Go HERE for more info. For those needing holiday toys and food, keep in mind that every child who will be receiving toys must have a Social Security card! Other requirements for a family to get food from Crosslines: Greene County residents Income guidelines…