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News in Greene County, Missouri
Moody's Upgrades Issuer Rating for Greene County
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:56:03 -0700
GREENE COUNTY, Mo. -- Moody's Investor Service has upgraded Greene County's issuer rating from A2 to Aa3. According to a news release, the county's General Obligation Limited Tax and appropriation-backed debt were also raised, to A1 from A3. Moody's stated that the reasons for the increase included, Greene County being a "regional economic center for southwest Missouri economy [which] benefits ...
Suspicious Death Investigation in Greene County
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:10:43 -0700
FAIR GROVE, Mo. -- The Greene County sheriff says a man's death could possibly be the result of foul play. Sheriff Jim Arnott announced on Wednesday night that 52-year-old Curtis Alan Parker was found dead in a wooded area on Parker's property in the 9200 block of State Highway E in Fair Grove. Parker had been reported missing earlier Wednesday, after family members could not contact him ...
County Jails May See More Funding in State Budget
Tue, 08 Apr 2014 17:26:01 -0700
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Keeping prisoners for the Missouri Department of Corrections costs county jails in time and money each day. A new budget from the state legislature may restore some previously cut funding and give counties a raise for per diem expense. About six years ago, the legislature cut the counties per diem funding. Major Kevin Spaulding says even though Greene County was housing the ...
Health Ranking Improves for Springfield-Greene County, Neighboring County Healthier
Wed, 26 Mar 2014 20:25:59 -0700
GREENE COUNTY, Mo. -- While Greene County's health improves, a neighboring county ranks healthier. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released its annual rankings. Out of 115 Missouri counties, Greene County ranked 40th and Christian County came in at number five on the list. "It's always good news to do better," says Clay Goddard, the Assistant Director of Health for the Springfield-Greene ...
Three Sentenced In Southern Missouri Meth Ring
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 01:59:55 -0700
Three people in southern Missouri will spend the next several years behind bars for their part in methamphetamine-fueled crimes.
KKK Based In Missouri Condemns Hate Shootings In Overland Park
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:29:50 -0700
Some people living in Greene County say they found flyers from the KKK in their yards on the same day as the shootings in the Kansas City area.
Missouri State Ice Bears In Post Season Play
Thu, 20 Mar 2014 20:29:49 -0700
The Missouri State Ice Bears are in post season play, competing for the American Collegiate Hockey Association's Men's Division 2 national championships.
Missouri sheriff reopening 1997 murder of teenager
Fri, 04 Apr 2014 08:46:56 -0700
(AP) — A southwest Missouri sheriff said he will reopen an investigation into a Springfield girl's death in 1997 that is linked to a man who was executed Thursday in Texas. Greene County Sheriff Jim Arnott announced Thursday he wanted to pursue answers to some questions that linger in the death of Stephanie Mahaney, a 13-year-old who disappeared from her Springfield apartment in October 1997 ...
Greene County Health Ranking improves
Wed, 26 Mar 2014 19:00:05 -0700
A new report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation ranks Greene as the 40th healthiest county in Missouri.
Three year old gets to throw opening pitch at upcoming Cards/Cubs game
Tue, 08 Apr 2014 20:51:03 -0700
A Region 8 three year old is getting his biggest wish granted.