DEA launches Project Safeguard in St. Louis

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“Drug trafficking and violent crime are inextricably linked,” said Acting Administrator Shea ST. LOUIS — A new initiative recently launched in the St. Louis area to help combat drug trafficking and violent crimes. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Acting Administrator Timothy J. Shea announced that the DEA will direct resources to […]

Mr. Food: White House Strawberries Romanoff

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October 20, 2020 12:45 PM Site staff Posted: October 20, 2020 12:45 PM Wh at You’ll Need 2 cups sliced fresh strawberries 1/4 cup orange-flavored liqueur 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 1/2 cup heavy cream 2 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 4 scoops vanilla ice cream What to Do In a shallow […]

Barton County reports third COVID-19 death

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October 20, 2020 12:51 PM Stacie Strader Posted: October 20, 2020 12:51 PM BARTON COUNTY, Mo. – The Barton County Health Department reports the third death in the County related to COVID-19. The resident, a man in his 80’s, was hospitalized prior to his passing. Health officials say he died […]

Venice Cafe closing temporarily for the winter

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ST. LOUIS — Another beloved St. Louis restaurant is closing up shop for the winter. The Venice Café announced on social media Tuesday its doors are closed until spring. “Officially closed for winter. Thanks for the great times, all. See you after hibernation,” the post read on Instagram and Facebook […]

Cleesa Kay Hawkins – KOAM

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November 6, 1963 – October 17, 2020 October 20, 2020 9:38 AM Cheney-Witt Funeral Chapel Posted: October 20, 2020 9:38 AM Clessa Kay Hawkins, age 56, a resident of Ft. Scott, Kansas, passed away early Saturday, October 17, 2020, at her home. She was born November 6, 1963, in Springfield, […]

Mayors order mandate amid COVID-19

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CLOSE Here are 3 solutions to fix those annoying face mask problems. USA TODAY Monday night the mayors of Christian County’s two major towns issued new emergency mask mandates, using powers previously granted to them by vote of their respective city councils. They go into effect on Wednesday and remain in […]

Lawrence “Larry” Carl – KOAM

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November 7, 1951 – October 17, 2020 October 20, 2020 9:41 AM Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home Posted: October 20, 2020 9:41 AM Lawrence Lee “Larry” Carl, age 68, of Mt. Vernon, Missouri, passed away at 5:46 a.m. on Saturday, October 17, 2020, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Missouri., from Covid 19. […]

Who lives in Missouri’s caves?

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The Cave State is home to 6.1 million human beings. Yet, it’s those without opposable thumbs (and other primates) who call the more than 7,500 known caves in Missouri home. Jessie Ballard, a naturalist with the Missouri Department of Conservation, is teaching a virtual program this Tuesday called Cave Critters, […]