Wilshaw takes charge of Trojan Horse
April 20th, 2014
Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw is to take personal charge of the watchdog's investigation into claims that a number of schools in Birmingham have been taken over by Muslim hardliners.
Local philanthropist Matthies was “one of a kind”
April 7th, 2014
Local philanthropist and former Wittenberg University vice president Roland Matthies died Thursday after a brief illness at the age of 103. Matthies served on countless local boards and committees, including the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce, the Tecumseh Council of Boy Scouts and the Clark County Historical Society. He was also a founding member of the Springfield Symphony Orchestra ...
Volunteer breathes new life into antique carousel at Lake Accotink Park
April 23rd, 2014
At Lake Accotink Park in Springfield, 26 horses are raring to get out of the gate. The horses are part of an antique carousel on the bank of Lake Accotink, which will open again starting May 3 for the park’s summer season.
Way of the Cross Procession in Springfield
April 18th, 2014
A relatively new Good Friday tradition played out among Hispanic worshipers in Springfield Friday afternoon.
Color Run 5K Hits Downtown Springfield
April 5th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Over 10,000 runners are out showing their colors April 5 in the most colorful 5K race in Springfield. Missouri State University will be hosting The Color Run 5K April 5. Runners took off from the starting line at 9 am Saturday morning in what is called the “happiest 5K on the planet.” This just for fun race does not focus on time but rather color. Participants are pummeled ...