Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Reward offered for information leading to arrest of man wanted for felony vehicle theft

(From Springfield Crimestoppers)

This weeks featured fugitive is Randall Taylor. Taylor has a felony warrant out of Greene County for Vehicle Theft- Tampering with a Motor Vehicle 1st Degree.

Taylor is a 30 year old white male, approximately 5’9”, 180 lbs, with brown hair, and brown eyes. His warrant was issued 06/19/2018.

Law enforcement is asking the public for assistance in locating Taylor. If you have any information about his whereabouts, please contact Crime Stoppers at 417-869-TIPS (8477) or submit a tip online at www.p3tips.com.

Motorcyclist Rear injured rear-ending car on 160

A Springfield motorcyclist was injured in a two-vehicle accident 3:47 p.m. Monday on U. S. 160, 1.5 miles north of Springfield.

According to the Highway Patrol report, a 2003 Yamaha VStar motorcycle driven by Randy D. Rear, 32, Springfield, struck a 2010 Chevrolet Impala driven by Megan E. Anderson, 19, Walnut Grove in the rear. The motorcycle overturned, partially ejecting Rear.

Rear was treated for moderate injuries at Mercy Hospital, Springfield.

Kirbyville man killed in crash on 76

A Kirbyville man was killed in a two-vehicle accident 5:47 p.m. Monday on MO 76, eight miles east of Branson.

According to the Highway Patrol report, a 2004 Dodge Ram driven by Angel O. Maldonado, 53, Kirbyville, struck a 2003 Chevrolet Express driven by Joshua J. Strahan, 37, Kirbyville, then traveled off the roadway and struck a tree.

Taney County Coroner Bryan Koppitz pronounced Emilio Millan Pineda, 23, Kirbyville, a passenger in the Maldonado vehicle, dead at the scene at 6:10 p.m.

Maldonado was treated for serious injuries at Cox South Hospital, Springfield.

The fatality was the 62nd this year for Highway Patrol Troop D.

Cedar Creek teen killed in crash into tree

A Cedar Creek teen was killed in a one-vehicle crash 10:25 p.m. Monday on Highway M, 15 miles east of Kissee Mills.

According to the Highway Patrol report, a 2002 Mini Cooper driven by Paola Morales, 18, Cedar Creek, ran off the roadway, overturned and struck a tree.

Taney County Coroner Bryan Koppitz pronounced Morales dead at the scene at 11:50 p.m.

A passenger, Carson L. Wells, 16, Cedar Creek, was treated for moderate injuries at Cox South Hospital, Springfield.

Monday, July 16, 2018

Complete video of tonight's Springfield City Council meeting

Route 266 closed west of Halltown Wednesday

(From MODOT)

TRAFFIC ALERT
Missouri Route 266 CLOSED West of Halltown on Wednesday, July 18


What: Route 266 west of Halltown at the bridge over Billies Creek CLOSED

When: 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Wednesday, July 18

Why: MoDOT crews inspecting bridge and must stage inspection equipment in roadway to complete the work

Traffic Impacts: Route 266 CLOSED at the bridge. Drivers will have access to entrances on either side of the work zone, but will not be able to travel through the work zone. Drivers urged to find alternate routes. No signed detour is planned.

(Weather and/or unforeseen construction delays will alter the work schedule.)

Lawrence County Route K closed at railroad tracks in Aurora

(From MODOT)

TRAFFIC ALERT
Lawrence County Route K (Elliot Avenue) CLOSED at RR Tracks in Aurora July 17


What: Lawrence County Route K (Elliot Avenue) north of Route 39 in Aurora

When: 7:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 17

Why: Railroad crews repairing rail crossing

Traffic Impacts: Lawrence County Route K CLOSED railroad tracks north of Route 39. Drivers will have access to entrances on either side of the work zone, but will not be able to travel over the tracks. Railroad crews diverting traffic to nearby city streets.

(Weather and/or unforeseen construction delays will alter the work schedule.)

Saturday, July 14, 2018

Springfield man airlifted to Cox after one-vehicle accident near Osceola

A Springfield trucker was injured in a one-vehicle accident 7:20 a.m. on MO 13, three miles south of Osceola.

According to the Highway Patrol report, a 2019 Freightliner driven by Asher W. Houser, 31, Springfield, ran off the right side of the roadway, struck a guardrail and a ditch before going down an embankment and coming to rest in a creek.

Houser was airlifted to Cox Hospital, Springfield, with serious injuries.

Friday, July 13, 2018

Agenda posted for Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau Board meeting

Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau, Inc., Board of Directors will meet at 8:00 a.m. Thursday, July 19, 2018 at the Route 66 Visitor Information Center, 815 E. St. Louis St., Springfield.

1 Introductions

2. Approval of June Meeting Minutes

3. Springfield Regional Arts Council Quarterly Report

4. Chairman's Report

5. Preliminary June Financial Report

6. Board Retreat/Strategic Plan Update

7. FY19 Contract

8. Hunden Strategic Partners Report

9. Missouri Division of Tourism Budget and New Director

10. Staff Stretch Goals

11. City of Springfield Report

12. Staff Reports

13. Old or New Business

Agenda posted for Springfield/Branson National Airport Board meeting

SPRINGFIELD/BRANSON NATIONAL AIRPORT BOARD 
THURSDAY, JULY 19, 2018, 8 A.M. 
AIRPORT BOARD ROOM 2300 NORTH AIRPORT BOULEVARD, SPRINGFIELD

CALL TO ORDER (BY ROLL CALL VOTE)
Statistical Summary for June 2018 Financial Data for June 2018

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Request approval of minutes from Regular Board Meeting on June 21, 2018 and the board meeting on July 3, 2018.

NEW BUSINESS
1. Approve door modification to Loren Cook Hangar - Dave Schaumburg, Assistant Director of Aviation
2. Consideration of Design and Planning Agreement for car rental and parking improvements - Dave Schaumburg, Assistant Director of Aviation
3. Consideration of Hangar Lease with Premier Flight Center - Brian Weiler, Director of Aviation Weiler
4. Consideration of Design Agreement for reconstruction of Taxiway U and associated improvements - - Brian Weiler, Director of Aviation
5. Modify Worldwide Aircraft Services Lease Agreement - Brian Weiler, Director of Aviation

GENERAL BUSINESS (DISCUSSION ONLY, NOT ANTICIPATED TO BE VOTED ON)
 1. Director’s Report - Brian Weiler, Director of Aviation
2. Chair’s Report, Alison George, Airport Board Chair
3. Items to be referred to Committee - Board Members may bring up items for consideration to be assigned to a committee for further action
4. Public Comment Period

CLOSED SESSION (ROLL CALL VOTE)
The Airport Board will move to hold a closed session to discuss hiring, firing, disciplinary, or promotion of particular employee pursuant to section 610.021 (3), RSMo.,and this meeting, record, and vote to be closed, and the Airport Board meeting shall stand adjourned after this meeting.

ADJOURN
The next regular scheduled Airport Board meeting will be Thursday, August 16, 2018, at 8:00 a.m. in the Airport Board Room located at 2300 North Airport Boulevard, in Springfield, Missouri.