Ozark football coach resigns
Ozark is looking for a new head football coach,
Mark Bliss turned in his resignation Thurssday. He spent the past four years at Ozark, compiling a record of 28 wins and 17 losses. In 2012, Bliss led Tigers to a state semi-final appearance. During Bliss’s tenure, 17 Tigers signed with colleges and universities to continue their football careers.
The Ozark School Board voted to accept the resignation ...
Missouri expects smaller revenues, modest growth
Missouri officials are ratcheting back their expectations for the state's finances while forecasting modest growth for the future.
Gov. Jay Nixon said Thursday that he has agreed on new revenue projections with budget leaders from the Missouri House and Senate. That agreement is noteworthy, because the Democratic governor and Republican lawmakers were unable to reach a consensus revenue estimate a year ago.
The officials now are predicting ...
Chiefs hope to keep playoff hopes alive against Steelers
The Pittsburgh Steelers look to clinch an AFC playoff spot and Kansas City needs a hot finish to land a berth, beginning with the Chiefs' visit to Pittsburgh on Sunday.
Pittsburgh sits a half-game behind the Cincinnati Bengals in the AFC North and is tied with conference-rival Baltimore for the two AFC wild-card spots but can guarantee itself a spot by beating Kansas City.
The Chiefs are ...
Missouri home care workers ask for higher pay
Missouri home care workers are calling on Gov. Jay Nixon to implement higher wages for their work.
Nine workers and care recipients wearing Santa hats caroled outside the governor's mansion Thursday to ask that he enact a pay raise ratified by the state Quality Home Care Council.
Calls to Nixon's office from The Associated Press were not immediately returned Thursday.
Workers help recipients with daily tasks they can't ...
Video: Clouds remain today, possibly into the weekend
Low level moisture will continue to keep clouds around, with patchy fog possible. ...
Joplin catholic church celebrates reopening
Members of a Catholic parish in Joplin that had its church, rectory and elementary school destroyed in a May 2011 tornado have celebrated Mass at their new church for the first time.
The Joplin Globe reports hundreds of residents on Wednesday packed the new St. Mary's Catholic Church for a dedication service and its first Mass. The service was led by the Most Rev. James Johnston, ...