Nixa Police Department

Nixa City Council Names New Police Chief, and It's a Familiar Face

The new police chief in Nixa has already had experience leading the department. Joe Campbell was appointed interim police chief in Nixa when the former chief, Jimmy Liles, was named city administrator last September. He's been with the department for 16 years, rising through the ranks of corporal, sergeant, lieutenant and major. Campbell said under his helm, it will be business as usual. But one thing he hopes to accomplish is to seek accreditation for the Nixa Police Department. "We have an...

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The wide-rangeof technological devices available to individuals with disabilities allows themto access the computer. KSMU's Missy Shelton has the story of one man whose life has changed thanks to a high-tech straw.

Technology for theDisabled-Josh's Story

Dec 20, 2002

Technology has given voice to individuals who can't speak. KSMU's Missy Shelton has the story of one boy whose life has changed because of technology.

rountree News Update 12/17/02

Dec 16, 2002

This is the latest news update from the Rountree School.

SMS and You News Update 12/17/02

Dec 16, 2002

This edition of SMS and YOU features SMS Mt.Grove Fruit Science Grower/Advisor Patrick Byers.

Mark Biggs talks to Dr. Lloyd Young about a new report on child abuse in Southwest Missouri.

New Report On Sprawl inMissouri

Dec 12, 2002

A new study examines sprawl in the state of Missouri. KSMU's Missy Shelton has the story.

The Brookings Institution Center on urban and metropolitan policy conducted the study, with funding for the project coming from the Ewing Marion Kauffman foundation. Amy Lu is deputy director of the center. she was at the discovery center in springfield today to discuss the findings. she told a room of about 50 people that the economic growth missouri enjoyed in the 1990's brought with it sprawl.

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SMS and You News Update 12/10/02

Dec 9, 2002

Part 2 of our conversation with Dave Embree on religious diversity in the Ozarks

Federal Money May Help ProtectWatershed

Dec 9, 2002

Seven water quality groups from Arkansas and Missouri hope to mount a 3 pronged attack onnutrient overloading in rivers and streams that feed the White River Basin. The groups have applied for a 1 million dollar federal grant to help put their plan into practice. Mike Smith has the story:

Dr. Lloyd Young talks with Judge Calvin Holden about alternative sentencing.

SMS and You News Update 12/03/02

Dec 2, 2002

Religious diversity in the Ozarks.


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