Diverse cast rocks production at Springfield Little Theatre

Imari Stout is shown in the photo as Cinderella Springfield, MO—There’s a photo of a little Imari nestled on Cinderella’s lap, watching Cinderella sign her program. The photo was taken in 1998, when Stout was a 5-year-old who spent a lot of time at the Landers Theatre watching her brother Kendrae Mahoney practice for his […]

Who’s ready for authentic Jamaican Patties & Cuisine

Du’Sean Howard is shown in the photo Springfield, MO— Du’Sean Howard, owner of Jamaican Patty Co in Springfield is excited about the future. The Kingston Jamaica native made his journey to our city only after he first made his way to North America via Canada. He settled there with his family for a few years […]

Community Foundation of the Ozarks awarded five grants totaling $100,000 for improving conditions

Grant recipients are shown in the photo Springfield, MO— The Community Foundation of the Ozarks awarded five grants totaling $100,000 today to Springfield-Greene County nonprofits for projects focused on increasing civic participation and improving conditions for marginalized community members.The grants were presented at Timmons Hall in Springfield with representatives from each nonprofit speaking about how […]

KSMU Radio highlights SGF African American History

Norma Duncan in Photo Springfield, MO— On December 13 -17, 2021 KSMU presented stories from the Springfield-Greene County African American Heritage Trail. You can listen to the 10-part Sense of Community series by going to the KSMU Facebook Page and clicking on the play button. Hear stories about Kentwood Arms Hotel, Lincoln High School, Pitts […]

Missouri Sports Hall of Fame honors William Fontleroy

SPRINGFIELD, Mo–The Missouri Sports Hall of Fame saluted William Fontleroy who was a star on Missouri State’s 1999 Sweet 16 team. Fontleroy was humbled by the honor. “It’s a lot. It’s a big honor. I never thought a little kid from Gary, Indiana would be in the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame. Let alone be […]