Daily brief (7/23): Top picks from the Springfield media

A heat advisory remains in effect through Wednesday.

Today will be sunny and hot, with a high of 99. A south wind of up to 10 mph will help some, but be sure to drink lots of fluids and protect your skin if you’re spending much time outside.

Expect more of the same for the first part of the week. Tomorrow will be another hot one, with a high of 99. The first chance of thunderstorms hits Thursday, but Friday will remain hot, with highs in the mid 90s.

Today’s picks

  • News-Leader: Local growers struggle with drought. Among the hardest hit by this summer’s drought: Area growers who help support themselves through farmers markets. (Other coverage: OzarksFirst: Lake businesses report good summer despite drought.)
  • OzarksFirst: Manhunt under way for escaped Dade County suspect.William Korry Smith, 23, escaped from Dade County Jail on Sunday. He is 6 feet 1 inch tall and weighs about 195 pounds. Anyone with information should contact the Dade County sheriff’s office at (417) 637-1911. (Other coverage: KY3)
  • KSPR: Streets will remain open in Rountree.With rising opposition to a quiet zone in the Rountree neighborhood, streets will not be closed in the area near railroad tracks, according to one city councilwoman.
  • KSMU: Canned craft beer hitting the Ozarks. The Piney River Brewing Co. in Bucyrus east of Springfield has begun canning its craft brew.

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