- OzarksFirst: Voters reject bond issues, infrastructure projects. Throughout the Ozarks, voters rejected school bond issues and tax levies for infrastructure projects. Texas County also rejected the proposal to join Ozarks Technical Community College. (Other coverage: KSPR)
- KY3: Ava wins $25,000 Pepsi Refresh grant. The Ava Community Playground was one of 15 projects nationally to win a $25,000 grant from Pepsi.
- News-Leader: Consultant evaluates expo center. Consultant Rob Hunden told the Springfield City Council that up to $55 million in investment is needed to make the Springfield Expo Center competitive. (Other coverage: OzarksFirst)
- KSMU: Officials break ground on new park center. Work has begun on the new Dan Kinney Family Center in southeast Springfield. The two-story facility will have more than 35,000 square feet. (Other coverage: News-Leader)
Filed under: Business, City Government, Education, Elections, OTC, Parks and recreation | Tagged: Ava Community Playground, bond issues, Dan Kinney Family Center, Ozarks Technical Community College, Pepsi Refresh grant, Special elections, Springfield Expo Center |