Today will be sunny and clear, with a high of 79. The low will dip tonight to 49 before hitting 80 tomorrow. Sunny skies should remain through Saturday.
- News-Leader: Greene County officials hear law-tax arguments. Sheriff Jim Arnott was among the county officials making a pitch at a public meeting for a 1/4-cent law-enforcement sales tax. More than 100 people came to the meeting. (Other coverage: KSPR, OzarksFirst)
- KY3: Domestic-violence cases rising in Greene County. Last year, Greene County had more than 650 cases of domestic violence recorded, a rise of 35 percent from 2009.
- OzarksFirst: Police identify man shot in Ozark. The victim of a weekend shooting in Ozark has been identified as Michael Tindall, 50, of Ozark. Authorities are investigating the case as a suspicious death. (Other coverage: KSPR, KY3, News-Leader)
- KSPR: Waders may be causing algae growth. Missouri conservation officials are considering restrictions on the waders worn by freshwater anglers to control a type of invasive algae.
- KSMU: Grant to increase Springfield police force. A $700,000 federal grant will allow the Springfield Police Department to hire officers and add programs to help fight crime.
Filed under: Crime, Environment, Greene County, Lakes and rivers, Ozark, Parks and recreation | Tagged: algae, Domestic violence, Federal grant, Greene County law-enforcement sales tax, Ozark shooting victim, Waders |