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  • Man accused of killing puppies with bat to undergo evaluation 11/24/2017
    (Ava) – A Douglas County man charged in connection with a viral video showing several puppies being beaten to death will undergo a mental health evaluation to see if he is fit for trial. 30-year-old Josiah Wheat of Vanzant was charged with five counts of felony animal abuse in September. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office […]
    Ed Button
  • Two Mountain Grove residents seriously injured after rear-ending semi 11/24/2017
    (Thayer) – Two Mountain Grove residents were seriously injured on Thanksgiving after a two-vehicle accident involving a semi. The accident happened around 1:20 pm on Oregon County Road 249, about 7 miles east of Thayer, when the southbound vehicle driven by 31-year-old Diana Cummings of Mountain Grove rear-ended a semi that was slowing to make […]
    Ed Button
  • Pomona resident injured after vehicle hits utility pole 11/24/2017
    (Pomona) – A Pomona resident was seriously injured Thursday after the SUV he was driving ran off-road, hit a utility pole and overturned. 28-year-old Sergio Silvia-Oropeza was taken from the scene of the 4:35 am accident to Mercy Hospital in Springfield by ambulance. The accident happened one mile east of Pomona on County Road 1750.
    Ed Button
  • Missouri right-to-work law to go to before voters 11/24/2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Following a review, Missouri’s Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft has certified that a new right-to-work law will be put to a public vote next year. Aschroft on Wednesday certified the measure after his office and local election officials verified that enough registered voters signed a petition to get it on […]
    The Associated Press
  • OMC purchases attachment with Dice Run proceeds 11/24/2017
    (West Plains) – Ozarks Medical Center has received the Prone Breast Pad attachment for OMC’s 4D Linear Accelerator at OMC Cancer Treatment Center after purchasing the equipment with money raised during the first annual OMC Dice Run of the Mills this past summer. The attachment is used during radiation treatments when the cancer tumor is […]
    Ed Button


  • Lauren Alaina, Cam and More Set for Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade 11/22/2017
    Lauren Alaina, Cam, Sara Evans, Dustin Lynch, Kelsea Ballerini and Thomas Rhett each have plenty to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. This year, Alaina released her first film Road Less Traveled and scored her first No. 1 hit of the same title. Cam and her husband Adam Weaver celebrated their first year of marriage in... […]
    Lauren Tingle
  • What Thanksgiving Means to Country 11/22/2017
    I can probably sum up almost everyone’s ideal Thanksgiving with three words: family and food. But when it comes to counting blessings, everyone seems to have a different story. And just in time for the holiday on Thursday (Nov. 23), the country stars are reflecting on what the holiday means to them. Thomas Rhett “You... […]
    Alison Bonaguro
  • Lady Antebellum’s Holidays Look Good 11/22/2017
    When Lady Antebellum played the WUSN Stars & Strings benefit show in Chicago last week, I had a chance to talk with the band backstage — before they took the stage, and before they took off for the Thanksgiving holiday. And now that all three band members are raising three kids — and there are... […]
    Alison Bonaguro
  • Darius Rucker on Small Town Blessings 11/22/2017
    When Darius Rucker was growing up in Charleston, SC, his mom made sure that he counted his blessings. Probably every day, and especially on Thanksgiving. I caught up with Rucker at the WUSN Stars & Strings benefit show in Chicago last week, and we talked about carrying on that kind of grateful tradition. “When I... […]
    Alison Bonaguro
  • Dolly Parton’s Revenge and Johnny Cash’s Last Song to Chart 11/22/2017
    It has become a well-known part of musical folklore that Elvis Presley declined to record Dolly Parton‘s “I Will Always Love You” because Parton wouldn’t give him half the publishing rights, as his manager, Col. Tom Parker, demanded. Losing the Elvis cut nearly broke Parton’s heart. Momentarily. But the song ultimately did pretty well without... […]
    Edward Morris

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