| Oct 22, 2010
| 2:28 PM
February 24, 1919 - born to dairy farmer James O. and Hortense Bass Hammons
Great Depression - family loses farm; mother went to work in tomato factory and was not in good health. Father sold insurance.
1937: graduates from high school class of 12...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 12:40 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The Missouri State University Board of Governors approved an agreement on Friday that puts its athletics teams' clothing under the umbrella of one major brand. The MSU Bears will soon be a part of the adidas team. From football to...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Springfield City Council members could soon decide if they will change the city's discrimination ordinance to include rights for gays. Under the current non-discrimination ordinance age, race, creed, color, disability, religion, sex, national origin,...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 1:17 PM
SPRINGFIELD, MO – Dave Collins, who has been associated with the Missouri State University swimming & diving program since 2007, has been chosen to take over as head swimming & diving coach, director of athletics Kyle Moats announced Monday (April...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 6:40 PM
SPRINGFIELD, MO – A cornerstone of the men’s basketball program at the University of Miami for the past 19 years is coming to Missouri State University.
Jermaine Henderson, a highly-regarded tactician, recruiter and motivator, will join Coach...
| May 6, 2012
| 7:49 AM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Springfield police spent Sunday still looking for a man who shot and killed another man on Saturday afternoon.
Authorities say Javon L. Carter, 20, of Springfield was found with gunshot wounds to his face and arm at 1134 S. Maryland...
| May 9, 2012
| 11:36 AM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Around noontime on Tuesday, Bob Stephens was officially sworn in as mayor of Springfield. The unexpected change in leadership came the day after Jim O'Neal resigned as mayor.
"I have an extreme amount of financial and business...
| May 10, 2012
| 12:28 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Missouri State University dismissed starting quarterback Trevor Wooden from its football program due to violations of team rules, head coach Terry Allen announced Thursday (May 10).
Wooden, from High Springs, Fla., likely would have...
| May 15, 2012
| 1:01 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo -- A new batch of college students are entering the work force. Preparing for that first job interview can be stressful.
"Practice makes perfect" is a common saying, and it applies to interviews as well. The Missouri State University...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 1:32 PM
SPRINGFIELD, MO - Springfield Public Schools has hired Tyler Overstreet as head football coach at Glendale High School.
Overstreet is currently employed by Logan-Rogersville School District as an offensive coordinator for the varsity football team and...
| May 21, 2012
| 2:11 PM
ST. LOUIS, MO - Behind the efforts of five conference championships and four league runner-up finishes during the 2011-12 school year, Missouri State University has won the Missouri Valley Conference All-Sports Trophy, the MVC league office announced...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 1:46 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Leaders of Missouri State University and Ozarks Technical Community College signed two articulation agreements providing a seamless pathway for OTC students to transfer their Associate of Science and Applied Science degrees to complete...