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Local History 

Betty from Springfield

 A photoplay, titled 'Betty from Springfield', featuring local Springfield people and views was shown by the Kiwanis Club in 1922 at the Princess Theater on Commercial Street.  Three hundred people attended.
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Local History 

The Chadwick Line

 The closing of the railroad line to Chadwick, Mo., in 1933 gives rise to memories of the first sight of a steam engine and the mysteries of the telegraph.
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Local History 

Exemption in the Civil War

 The young housekeepers, a year after marriage / lith. & pub. by N. CurrierA newspaper's tongue-in-cheek advice on how to get out of war service in 1862.  Wonder if it worked?  More...
Local History 

Haunting of an Ex-Moonshiner, Part 1

 In 1959, Gerald H. Pipes interviewed Newt and Alice Bruffett.  This extensive news article has been divided into two parts.  Part 1covers Newt and Alice's scary encounters with haunted houses.  More...
Local History 

Ghosts in the House

 A chilling tale of a haunting in the Cassville, Mo. area and what a witch doctor recommended.
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