Day: March 8, 2020

Red Flag Warning for Missouri Lakes Region Sunday Afternoon

by: Scott McCaulley Warm, dry, and windy conditions have led to another Red Flag Warning issued by the National Weather Service. The Red Flag Warning is in effective for Southwest Missouri including the Lakes Region until 7:00 this evening. South winds possibly with 30-40 MPH wind gusts and also humidity readings of below 20% with …

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Gov. Parson Confirms First COVID-19 Case in Missouri

by: Carissa Codel, Ozarks First Missouri Governor Mike Parson held a press conference regarding the first presumptive positive case of COVID-19 in Missouri. During the conference, a St. Louis County official said the person infected is a woman in her 20’s who recently returned home to St. Louis County from a study abroad trip in …

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Saturday Smoke Caused by Controlled Burn

by: Scott McCaulley Smoke was apparent in the Lakes Region Saturday afternoon as the US Forest Service and the Missouri Department of Conservation were conducting a controlled burn. The information provided on the Southern Stone County Fire Protection District’s Facebook Page indicates the burn was in a 1300 Acre area near Roaring River State Park …

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Charges Filed from October Incident of a Vehicle Stolen from Marion County

From: KTLO Marion County authorities have arrested a man whose parents say stole their vehicle after being allowed to stay with them while recovering from a gunshot wound. The man would later be found at what was reported as a motor vehicle accident on Chestnut Expressway in Springfield. Instead, police found 39-year-old Benjamin J. Lynch …

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