Nixa Communications Director Jill Finney has confirmed to the Headliner News that the hazmat exposure was sodium cyanide.
A 2015 Nixa High School graduate and University of Missouri student, Austin Campbell, 19, was charged with first-degree rape and first-degree burglary Jan. 19.
Jan. 19 is a day many Christian County residents won’t soon forget. Not because of a big snow storm or a catastrophic ice storm, but because of a light freezing rain that snuck up on residents while they were at work. By the time schools let out and parents clocked out, the parking lots were…
Michael Finocchiaro and his twin sister were born July 8, 1919, in St. Louis. His parents were Italian immigrants. Michael and his sister had four other siblings. One of Michael’s grandfathers was a stone carver who owned and operated a cemetery monument business in St. Louis since 1911.
The three defendants charged with the 2014 murder of Christopher Younes — Gabriella Shields, Albert Romero and Timothy Murray — will have two separate preliminary hearings, held simultaneously in separate courtrooms later this month.
With expected freezing drizzle and light snow again in the forecast for Wednesday evening into late Thursday night — Jan. 20-21 — icy road conditions are expected.
For the first — and hopefully the last — time of the 2015-16 school year, Christian County students enjoyed a free day at home with schools canceled because of icy roads. And while students may have been dancing in their pajamas the evening of Jan. 19, many Christian County residents were st…