| Oct 22, 2010
| 2:28 PM
February 24, 1919 - born to dairy farmer James O. and Hortense Bass Hammons
Great Depression - family loses farm; mother went to work in tomato factory and was not in good health. Father sold insurance.
1937: graduates from high school class of 12...
| May 6, 2012
| 7:49 AM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Springfield police spent Sunday still looking for a man who shot and killed another man on Saturday afternoon.
Authorities say Javon L. Carter, 20, of Springfield was found with gunshot wounds to his face and arm at 1134 S. Maryland...
| May 9, 2012
| 11:36 AM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Around noontime on Tuesday, Bob Stephens was officially sworn in as mayor of Springfield. The unexpected change in leadership came the day after Jim O'Neal resigned as mayor.
"I have an extreme amount of financial and business...
| May 10, 2012
| 12:28 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Missouri State University dismissed starting quarterback Trevor Wooden from its football program due to violations of team rules, head coach Terry Allen announced Thursday (May 10).
Wooden, from High Springs, Fla., likely would have...
| May 15, 2012
| 1:01 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo -- A new batch of college students are entering the work force. Preparing for that first job interview can be stressful.
"Practice makes perfect" is a common saying, and it applies to interviews as well. The Missouri State University...
| May 21, 2012
| 2:11 PM
ST. LOUIS, MO - Behind the efforts of five conference championships and four league runner-up finishes during the 2011-12 school year, Missouri State University has won the Missouri Valley Conference All-Sports Trophy, the MVC league office announced...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 1:46 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Leaders of Missouri State University and Ozarks Technical Community College signed two articulation agreements providing a seamless pathway for OTC students to transfer their Associate of Science and Applied Science degrees to complete...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 9:04 AM
SPRINGFIELD, MO-- Missouri State women's basketball head coach Nyla Milleson completed her 2012-13 Lady Bear coaching staff Wednesday (June 13) with the hiring of Christopher Lewis as assistant coach. Lewis, who comes to Missouri State after serving as an...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 4:09 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- This city’s minority population is small compared to other cities of its size. That costs the city jobs. Companies with diverse workforces look at the city but turn away because they think their employees might feel unwelcome...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 3:08 PM
SPRINGFIELD - Missouri State University has announced the receipt of National Letters of Intent from 20 high school and junior college students who have committed to play football for the Bears this fall. The class includes 12 high school seniors and...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 3:38 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Missouri State University is touting its new effort to make the campus safer. Its new Bear Pass will be a student ID, debit card and a door access card. The new system will make personal information and the campus physically more...