November 12, 2009

News Release

For Immediate Release

"Know Your Parks" Highlights Rutledge-Wilson Farm

The November episode of the Springfield-Greene County Park Board’s “Know Your Parks” television show continues to air on Mediacom Connections Channel 22 through November and is streaming online at

On the November episode, we take an extended look at the 207-acre Rutledge-Wilson Farm Community Park. Considered a classroom, we learn how the Farm Park is offering live animals, seasonal crops, hands-on learning and professional instruction to better demonstrate how a working farm operates year-round.

The show is available at 7 p.m., Fridays and 9 a.m. on Saturdays and Sundays throughout the month on Mediacom Channel 22. The show also re-airs on CityView, Mediacom channel 80, the City’s government channel throughout the month. Visit for a monthly schedule. Viewers also can find the program on the Park Board’s homepage at or on Mediacom’s Video on Demand.

For more information, media contact: Bob Nelson, Public Information Administrator, (417) 874-2176; or Corey Riggs, Mediacom Connections Director, (417) 875-5537.