State of the City strong and getting stronger, Mayor says

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More than 300 attendees gathered to hear Mayor Bob Stephens share his views this morning about the state of Springfield during the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce’s Good Morning Springfield! at the Mediacom Ice Park at 635 E. Trafficway.

Mayor Stephens said that the state of the City is strong, and getting stronger.

  • View the full video of Mayor Stephens’ speech.
  • Download a transcript of Mayor Stephens’ speech (pdf).
  • Download a State of the City slideshow (pdf).


  • Chet Hunter Named Emergency Management Director

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    The Greene County Commission has selected Chet Hunter, 37, as the new director of the Springfield-Greene County Office of Emergency Management. Hunter was most recently the emergency management director in Lawrence County, a position he has held since 2009. "I am so pleased and humbled to have been offered this wonderful opportunity," Hunter said. "I know that the Springfield-Greene County Office of Emergency Management has a regional, state-wide and national reputation of excellence in the profession, and to be selected as the director at this point in my career is a dream come true for me and my family."


    Ozark Mountain Daredevils to perform as part of Birthplace of Route 66 Festival

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    The Ozark Mountain Daredevils will perform as part of the Birthplace of Route 66 festival in August.

    The famous band from the Ozarks will play a special concert during the two-day festival Saturday, Aug. 9 at 7 p.m. Tickets range from $54-up to special VIP tickets at $84.


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    Field Guide 2030, the community's 20-year strategic plan, has been adopted. Read about the process and vision your fellow citizens have for the Springfield area in the year 2030.