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by Gene Hartley and ghartley@schurz.com | February 1, 2013
MARSHFIELD, Mo. -- The funeral for the 4-year-old boy who died in a house fire on Tuesday is Saturday morning.  Caden Dotson got separated from parents and two brothers as they escaped from their burning home south of Niangua, and they weren't able to reach him because of the heat and smoke. A memorial service for Caden is at 11 on Saturday at Assembly of God Church in Marshfield, under the direction of Day Funeral Home .  Caden is survived by his parents, Douglas and Lori Dotson, and his brothers, Cody and Dillion.
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by Linda Russell, KY3 News and lrussell@ky3.com | November 8, 2012
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A car and a Marshfield school bus collided on Chestnut Expressway at Cedarbrook Avenue shortly after 9:30 a.m. Thursday.  The bus was one of three that were taking third grade students to the Discovery Center near downtown.  The Marshfield School District superintendent says children suffered bloody noses and other minor injuries.  Multiple school officials came to the scene of the accident.  Some students appeared to...
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KY3 News | October 25, 2012
MARSHFIELD, Mo. - The Southern Missouri Rangers are hosting the 2012 Show-Me Shootout at their range near Marshfield this weekend. The shootout is a Cowboy Action Shooting competition in which participants dress in Old West garb and use weapons such as revolvers and shotguns to knock down a series of targets. Dozens of participants from several teams will compete at the Outlaw Range, 333 Hardwood Road in Marshfield. For more information on the event, check out the Southern Missouri Rangers website .
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by Paul Adler, KY3 News and padler@ky3.com | April 29, 2011
MARSHFIELD, Mo. -- You have a rare chance to see the stars up close and personal on Friday night.  The NASA public observing night at Baker Observatory runs from 8 until 10.  You'll see a number of telescopes there but you'll also get a chance to look at the skies through two much larger research telescopes. The observatory is normally used on clear nights for lab work by students in astronomy courses and it's used for faculty research.  If it's a clear night, you can get a unique view of other worlds.
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Posted by Chris Brewer, Digital Media Editor and E-mail: cbrewer@schurz.com / Twitter: @iamchrisbrewer | November 9, 2012
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- City police said Friday that a Marshfield school bus driver may have run a red light before a crash on Thursday morning.  The accident injured the bus driver and the driver of a car that hit the bus, and 16 of the 50 third-grade students on the bus. Police said they got information about the possible red light violation from witnesses, but said the crash is still under investigation.  The crash was at the intersection of...
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Posted by Chris Brewer, Digital Media Editor and cbrewer@schurz.com | September 17, 2012
MARSHFIELD, Mo. - A sleepy driver rolled their vehicle on Interstate 44 near Marshfield Sunday night, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. According to a crash report, Lori A. Kittel, 34, Lebanon, was driving a 1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee eastbound on I-44 northwest of Marshfield at 3:10 a.m. when she fell asleep, struck the median cable and overturned. Kittel suffered moderate injuries, as did her passenger, 25-year-old Terry E. Watson of Cape Girardeau. Both were taken to Cox South Hospital in Springfield for treatment.
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Posted by Chris Brewer, Digital Media Editor and E-mail: cbrewer@schurz.com / Twitter: @iamchrisbrewer | November 17, 2012
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Springfield police have released the name of a man who was found shot to death late Thursday night in southeast Springfield. Mashaun K. Turpenning, 45, of Marshfield, was found in his vehicle in the 2300 block of South Delaware Avenue in Springfield on Thursday evening. He had been shot multiple times. In a news release, police said they do not believe the incident was a random act. An autopsy for Turpenning is scheduled for today, police said. Anyone with any information is asked to call Springfield police at (417)
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by Gene Hartley and ghartley@schurz.com | September 3, 2013
MARSHFIELD, Mo. -- Jason Hunsaker of Strafford is charged with first-degree assault, armed criminal action and unlawful use of a weapon.  A Webster County sheriff's deputy says Hunsaker went to the home of an ex-girlfriend in Marshfield and confronted her and her new boyfriend last Friday evening. According to the probable cause statement used as the basis of the charges, Hunsaker waved a handgun in the air and yelled, and then fired a shot into the air.  He then pointed the gun at the face of the new boyfriend and threatened to shoot him at close range.
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by Mike Landis and Chris Brewer, KY3 News and news@ky3.com | August 8, 2013
DIGGINS, Mo. -- A teenage boy and girl from Seymour died after their vehicle drove off Highway A and overturned into the James River in Webster County. Sgt. Jason Pace , a spokesman for the Missouri State Highway Patrol, says Dara Hensley, 17, and Noah Hensley, 15, were in a 2007 Toyota Tundra.  Dara Hensley was driving northbound on Highway A between Marshfield and Diggins when the truck struck a guardrail on the bridge, overturned and flipped into the James River. A Springfield Fire Department water rescue team was dispatched to the crash, and Marshfield and Logan-Rogersville firefighters also worked at the scene.
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by Gene Hartley and ghartley@schurz.com | July 23, 2012
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs said last week that it plans to open new clinics in Springfield and Marshfield.  Those clinics are among 13 new community-based outpatient clinics nine states . The VA says the clinic in Marshfield will open in 2013 and the one in Springfield will open in 2015.  Many veterans in the area now receive treatment at VA clinics in Mount Vernon, Branson and Harrison, Ark., which are all...
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by Jay Scherder, KY3 News and jscherder@ky3.com | May 30, 2013
MARSHFIELD, Mo -- From farm work to fast food, teens use the summer to help fill their wallets. However, the past few summers have proved difficult for job seekers. According to the Employment Policies Institute, says teen unemployment is at 24.1 percent.  Teen unemployment has exceeded 20 percent for over four and a half years. It's not just money the kids are losing out on but also experience. A summer job means a stronger resume and gaining essential skills to succeed in college and future careers.
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By Staff | March 21, 2013
MARSHFIELD, Mo. -- The Missouri Highway Patrol reports I-44 east of Springfield has been a snowy mess full of crashes. Crashes involving tractor-trailers blocked lanes of the interstate on Webster County.  That and the snow-packed pavement has caused big back-ups for several hours.  
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by KY3 News | March 15, 2013
MARSHFIELD, Mo-- Favorite characters from the days of School House Rock are coming to life on the stage in Marshfield for the weekend of March 15-17. Performances of "School House Rock Live Junior" are Friday and Saturday at 7 PM, and Sunday at 3 PM. The show is presented by the Marshfield Community Theatre g roup. The shows are at Young Auditorium at Marshfield High School, 370 State Highway DD. The cast includes all children, from less than one-year-old to high school age. Tickets are $12 for adults and $5 for students ages 4-17.
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by KY3 News and news@ky3.com | March 14, 2013
MARSHFIELD, Mo.--  Walkers and runners can lace up their shoes and hit the streets for the 5th annual Shamrock Shuffle 5K sponsored by the Marshfield Optimist Club on Saturday morning, March 16th. The event also features a Lad & Lassie Race for the kids. Participants are encouraged to wear their green. The Optimist Club uses the money raised from the race to benefit foster children in Webster County. Last year, the organization donated more than $5,000 to foster children and their families.
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by James C. Holmes, KY3 News and jholmes@ky3.com | February 5, 2013
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A man from Marshfield died in a rollover crash at the Interstate 44/U.S. 65 interchange in northeast Springfield early Tuesday. Springfield police say Justin L. Scherpinsky, 20, died of injuries from the crash.  He was a passenger.  The driver, Tate Mueller, 18, was westbound on the interstate when he lost control on the northbound U.S. 65 exit ramp, causing the car to flip and land on its top.  Police say Mueller may have swerved to avoid hitting a car that was parked alongside the road.
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by Gene Hartley and ghartley@schurz.com | February 1, 2013
MARSHFIELD, Mo. -- The funeral for the 4-year-old boy who died in a house fire on Tuesday is Saturday morning.  Caden Dotson got separated from parents and two brothers as they escaped from their burning home south of Niangua, and they weren't able to reach him because of the heat and smoke. A memorial service for Caden is at 11 on Saturday at Assembly of God Church in Marshfield, under the direction of Day Funeral Home .  Caden is survived by his parents, Douglas and Lori Dotson, and his brothers, Cody and Dillion.
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Brian Vandenberg, Edited News Release From The Missouri Auditor's Office | January 30, 2013
JEFFERSON CITY (Jan. 30, 2013) -- State Auditor Tom Schweich  today released the completed audit report of the Thirtieth Judicial Circuit, City of Marshfield Municipal Division. In the areas audited, the overall performance of this entity was rated  Fair .   The former court clerk stopped issuing manual receipt slips for several months, and monies received were not always recorded and deposited timely or intact.  The date and payee were not always documented on manual receipt slips, and manual receipt slips were not always issued in numerical sequence.  Monthly lists of liabilities are prepared but not compared to the reconciled bank account balance, and the bond liability listing is not adequately reviewed to ensure bonds are distributed in a timely manner.
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by KY3 News and newsalerts@ky3.com | December 21, 2012
MARSHFIELD, Mo-- A cast of familiar characters comes together in an original production soon to debut. The "Mad Hatter's Mystery Tea Party" is the latest production from the Marshfield Community Theatre. The play was written by local actor and playwright Patrick Schuster. The full dinner and show will be presented on Saturday, December 29th and Monday, December 31st. The event begins at 7 pm. Doors open at 6:30. The dinner and show will take place at the MCT Building in its new Black Box Theatre, 420 S. Marshall.
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by KY3 News | November 18, 2012
MARSHFIELD, Mo.-- The Missouri Highway Patrol has released the name of a woman killed in a single car crash near her hometown. The incident happened around 3:30 Saturday afternoon on state highway OO, two miles west of Marshfield. Troopers say Janice Heatherly, 41, was killed when the car she was riding in ran off the road, went airborne, then flipped over. The driver, Timothy Wright, 33, was thrown from the vehicle. He was rushed to the hospital where he's listed in serious condition.
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Posted by Chris Brewer, Digital Media Editor and E-mail: cbrewer@schurz.com / Twitter: @iamchrisbrewer | November 17, 2012
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Springfield police have released the name of a man who was found shot to death late Thursday night in southeast Springfield. Mashaun K. Turpenning, 45, of Marshfield, was found in his vehicle in the 2300 block of South Delaware Avenue in Springfield on Thursday evening. He had been shot multiple times. In a news release, police said they do not believe the incident was a random act. An autopsy for Turpenning is scheduled for today, police said. Anyone with any information is asked to call Springfield police at (417)
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