Daily brief (1/5): Top picks from the Springfield media

Today will be another sunny, clear day, and the warming trend continues. The high will be 59.

Tonight will dip down to 39, but tomorrow will be another nice one, with a high in the upper 50s. Expect a sunny weekend with highs in the 40s.

Bass Pro Tournament of Champions

The Bass Pro Tournament of Champions bracket has been set, and the high-school basketball tournament is scheduled to begin Thursday, Jan. 12 at Missouri State University’s JQH Arena (685 S. John Q. Hammons Parkway).

Complete coverage: KSPR, KY3, News-Leader, OzarksFirst

Today’s picks

  • News-Leader: Ibarra resigns from City Council. Zone 1 Councilman Nick Ibarra resigned from the Springfield City Council on Wednesday after being charged with unlawful use of a weapon. (City press release  |  Resignation letter [PDF]  |  Other coverage: OzarksFirst, KY3, KSPR)
  • OzarksFirst: Frustrations rise at postal town-hall meeting. More than 300 people filled the ballroom of the Executive Conference Center on Tuesday to voice fears and concerns about the proposed closing of Springfield’s mail-processing center on Chestnut Expressway. (Other coverage: News-Leader)
  • KY3: Ameren to meet with Lake of the Ozarks residents. Utility officials will meet Tuesday with residents of the Lake of the Ozarks to discuss a plan that would preserve homes that now have shoreline boundary issues. (Other coverage: News-Leader)
  • KSMU: Bonnie and Clyde weapons up for auction. Two weapons believed to have been owned by notorious criminals Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow are now up for auction. The online auction will be Jan. 21. (Other coverage: News-Leader)

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