Julie

Have you seen this cat? If so, WOW wants to hear from you.

I opened Facebook to see a notification- someone had tagged me in a post. The post was of a bonded set of tuxedo cats, Ophelia and Maximillian. The brother/ sister duo were adopted from Watching Over Whiskers (WOW) in August of last year. Marcie with WOW said that the adopter was getting married and moving into an apartment complex, therefore needed to return the duo. The Cat shelter, which is…


Is this new handbag a bop or a flop?

  Has it been months since the latest in high fashion debut in the fall? But, in my defense, fashion is slow to trickle to the Midwest- it's even slower to believed as fashion. The fall fashion line from  from Balenciaga... is well... a choice, that's for sure. courtesy: Balenciaga Featuring a sleeve as a handle, it can only be worn on the right side of the body. Chance offered his fashion…


THIS Tik Tok Convo caught HEAT

@929thebeat Lets hear those thoughts! #springfield #springfieldmo #springfieldmissouri #missouri #blasthim #blasthimsis @andjuliewilson #UnlimitedHPInk ♬ dance(256762) - TimTaj   Everyone knows that if you're a lady in the 417 area and you're dating, Blast Him Sis is a must join on Facebook. It's a group that allows women to warn others of men who have behaved in not so great ways.…


How do I deal with this mess?

  A recent survey- or so I read on the internet- said that 47% of people agreed- There's too much clutter in their home. A small amount of folks said they were to blame for it. As I look around my apartment, I can confess I am absolutely to blame. Two oversized boxes sit in the space between my kitchen and living room. I ordered some clothes and the boxes are far too large for the……


The Purple Party supports Harmony House, here's how you can help

The Harmony House, which was founded in the late 1970's, supports victims of domestic violence through shelter and/or resources is hosting the 8th Annual Purple Party on April 18th. "Springfield/Greene County often has the highest rate of domestic violence in the state and Missouri is second only to Alaska in the number of women killed by an intimate partner. But there is hope," the non profit's…


Queen City Shout to start March 20; benefits local non profits

  The 12th Queen City Shout, which welcomes artists of all types to Springfield, is set to kick off March 20-March 26. The multi venue event is one of the largest arts festivals in the Ozarks. The event benefits multiple non profit agencies, including, but not limited to, Harmony House and Community Partnership of the Ozarks. A single day pass is $15, while $30 will buy you access to the…


October is Domestic Violence Awareness month, Greene County is focused on helping those in need

While Greene county remains one of the top counties in the state for domestic violence, the prosecutor's office is aiming to offer more services with the recently created Domestic Violence Unit.  The unit focuses solely on prosecuting domestic violence cases- from assault, violations of order protections, stalking and harassment. Prosecutors with the county- six in total for the unit- have…


Lucas Grabeel to perform at Landers Theatre on 8/12

You may best know Springfield native Lucas Grabeel for his portrayal of Ryan Evans in the hit movie series High School Musical. But the Kickapoo High graduate does more than just Bop Bop Bop, Bop to the Top, he's an accomplished singer/songwriter, voice over actor, director, and producer. Lucas crafted his acting skills on the stage of the Historic Landers Theatre in downtown Springfield before…


Is this a dream? 929 Days of Summer is Underway.

I feel as if this should be a "Dear Diary" entry, but alas, it is not- even so, a year ago, I didn't expect one- let alone three- businesses naming menu items after me. So, here we are, in the middle the station's 929 Days of Summer Promotion. I'm proud to say right now, you can get three things called "The Julie" at local businesses. Penn Station Subs was generous enough to create an entire…


She went viral for a Pre-K tactic. Some love it, others are pressed.

Bailey Norton is a stand up comedian in Los Angeles- formerly of Springfield, Missouri. The Missouri native made the move a few years ago to chase her dream in comedy. The former pre-school teacher recently took to twitter to express how she deals with the opposite sex when offered toxic emotions. When men raise their voice at you, just go “oh buddy, big feelings!” and that should help — Bailey…