Springfield Building Permits
Listed here are city of Springfield building permits filed for public record in the Building Development Services Department. Included in the listing are permit number, name of the applicant, contractor, project description and address. SFR: single-family residence.
Dec. 27, 2018-Jan. 3, 2019
2018-00106. Javian Mumford; same; residential remodel; 1927 W. Thoman St.
2018-00127. Atrium Hospitality; BP Builders LLC; commercial renovation; 300 S. John Q. Hammons Pkwy.
2018-00016. Robin Batson; Carolina Carports; accessory building; 632 N. Park Ave.
2018-00183. Springfield Underground; DeWitt & Associates Inc.; commercial addition and renovation; 3610 E. Kearney St.
2018-00103. n/a; Kinnaird Home Improvement; residential remodel; 649 S. Grandview Ave.
2018-00110. Cronkhite Homes LLC; same; SFR; 4549 W. Tarkio St.
2018-00188. n/a; Springfield Builders Inc.; commercial renovation; 720 S. Park Ave.
2018-00109. Cronkhite Homes LLC; same; SFR; 4545 W. Tarkio St.
Greene County Building Permits
Listed here are Greene County building permits filed for public record. Included in the listing are permit number, name of the applicant, contractor, project description, address and approximate cost. SFR: single-family residence. Addresses are in the city of Springfield unless otherwise noted.
Dec. 27, 2018-Jan. 3, 2019
4200. Derrill Price; same; accessory building; West State Highway 26, Bois D’Arc 65612; 25,000.
4166. Dustin J. Dover; same; accessory building; 1207 S. Farm Road 25, Bois D’Arc 65612; 50,000.
4177. Kenneth R. Hoffman II Trust; Ryan Forbes; SFR; 9362 E. Farm Road 112, Strafford 65757; 240,000.
4205. Betsy Kinney; Larry Lafollette; accessory building; 9349 E. State Highway DD, Strafford 65757; 10,000.
4215. Ryan and Leslie Harrington; King Built Properties; SFR; 6654 W. Farm Road 174, Republic 65738; 550,000.
4214. Caleb Williams; Carolina Carports Inc.; accessory building; 11124 N. Richland Road, Brighton 65617; 7,000.
4213. Calvary Real Estate LLC; same; residential remodel; 2739 E. Farm Road 48 65803; 30,000.
4206. Dustin Kellogg; same; SFR; 3632 N. Farm Road 83, Willard 65781; 330,000.
Newly Licensed City Businesses
Listed here are newly licensed businesses in the city of Springfield filed for public record. Included in the listings are the name of the company, owner(s), mailing address, street address, phone number and description of the business.
Dec. 27, 2018-Jan. 3, 2019
A Wench in the Gear LLC; same; 2039 N. Park Ave. 65803; 213 W. Commercial St.; (417) 766-4190; retail merchant.
Ace Superior Lawn LLC; same; 313 S. Market St., Nixa 65714; same; (417) 300-4821; florist/nursery/greenhouse.
La Mission LLC; Agave; 2535 S. Collison Ave. 65804; 3057 S. Fremont Ave.; (417) 493-9045; restaurant and liquor by drink-Sunday-temporary.
All-En-One LLC; same; 2733 E. Battlefield St., No. 233 65804; 5981 N. Farm Road 175; (417) 370-4882; electrical contractor.
Jean Edwards; Belly Dancing by Yasmine; 4744 W. Burbank St. 65802; same; (417) 818-6240; service agent.
Dan & Nik LLC; Big Foot Subs; 2204 W. College St. 65806; same; (417) 459-5101; restaurant.
Blevins Foundation Co. Inc.; same; 140 E. Pawnee Road, Nixa 65714; same; (417) 725-3239; special trades contractor.
Charles Sneddon; same; 1545 E. Erie St., Apt. 202 65804; same; (417) 425-8363; service agent.
Roger Rice; Haulin Junk; 2030 W. Atlantic St. 65803; 1880 N. Prairie Ave.; (660) 525-6472; service agent.
John Arnold; J & A Recycling; n/a, Everton 65646; same; (417) 535-2005; trucking service.
Jim Bumgarner; same; 3995 N. Williams 65803; same; (417) 343-2840; construction contractor.
Queen City Enterprises; Kiss My Gas Scooters; 2179 S. Campbell Ave. 65807; same; (417) 863-9600; retail merchant.
Lacy Adamson; Maritime; 525 S. Kimbrough Ave. 65806; same; (417) 522-3178; restaurant.
MS Core LLC; same; 1035 E. Cherokee St. 65807; same; (417) 631-3300; service agent.
Nicholas Rhodes; same; 1522 E. Sunshine St. 65804; same; (417) 827-5552; massage technician.
Ozark Industrial Lighting LLC; same; 2946 E. Monroe Terrace St. 65802; 1356 N. Nias Ave.; (417) 864-7437; special trades contractor.
RPCS Inc.; Ruby’s; 1878 S. State Highway 125, Rogersville 65742; 2743 E. Sunshine St.; (417) 887-6133; retail merchant and liquor by drink-Sunday.
Sharman Bennett; same; 6837 E. Farm Road 148, Rogersville 65742; same; n/a; service agent.
Wireless Lifestyle LLC; Sprint; 11200 W. 93rd St., Overland Park, KS 66214; 2756 S. Glenstone Ave.; (913) 599-1920; retail merchant.
Sierra Irvine; Thick N Style; 1058 S. Lexington Ave., Ste. A 65802; same; (417) 846-2711; distributor.
The Traveling Tin Co. LLC; same; 5808 S. Kimbrough Ave. 65810; same; (417) 830-8860; service agent.
Greene County Business Licenses
Listed here are newly licensed businesses in Greene County filed for public record. Included in the listings are the name of the company, owner(s), mailing address, street address, phone number and description of the business. Addresses are in the city of Springfield unless otherwise noted.
Dec. 27, 2018-Jan. 3, 2019
Chez Ami Lanes LLC; same; 350 S. Glenstone Ave. 65802; same; (417) 864-6777; retail proprietor.
Magical Touch Enterprises; same; 2733 E. Battlefield, Ste. 130 65804; same; (417) 350-1068; retail/wholesale proprietor.
Federal Tax Liens
Listed here are federal tax liens filed for public record in Greene County by the Missouri Department of Revenue by record number, name, address, type of tax and estimated amount.
Dec. 27, 2018-Jan. 3, 2019
46001. Rex J. and Kaerida B. Gist; 2554 S. Delaware Ave. 65804; individual; 32,934.
46002. Robin Green; P.O. Box 11415 65808; individual; 77,328.
46004. Phillip C. and Billie R. House; 3679 N. State Highway AB 65803; individual; 30,502.
45997. Sheri Kauffman; 907 N. Walnut Ave., Apt. 3, Republic, 65738; individual; 15,682.
46005. Cory Loftis; 1400 W. Battlefield St. 65807; individual; 11,724.
46003. Randall Phelps and P. Garstang-Phelps; P.O. Box 309, Republic, 65,738; individual; 111,200.
46000. Rita Sanders; 1320 E. Burntwood St. 65803; individual; 17,577.
45999. Brian J. Stamper; 906 S. Cavalier Drive 65802; individual; 11,986.
46007. T Bros Corp.; 320 W. Walnut St. 65806; business; 21,545.
46242. Alternative Energy Construction LLC; 1501 W. College St. 65806; business; 16,802.
46241. C&J Foundations LLC; 10684 N. Farm Road 115, Willard, 65781; business; 10,714.
46243. Samule W. Jr. and Kim K. Finch; 4364 E. University St. 65809; individual; 15,037.
46240. Youngwon Corp. and Namok Kim; 3230 S. National Ave. 65807; business; 58,098.
46238. Esteban Sepeda; 2634 W. Roxbury St. 65807; individual; 49,829.
46239. Esteban and Mercedes Sepeda; 2634 W. Roxbury St. 65807; individual; 26,737.
Federal Tax Lien Releases
Listed here are federal tax lien releases filed for public record in Greene County by the Missouri Department of Revenue by record number, name, address, type of tax and estimated amount.
Dec. 27, 2018-Jan. 3, 2019
46008. Christopher Peterson; 2938 W. Darby St. 65810; individual; 32,831.
46009. Youth of the Ozarks Inc.; 1731 N. Glenstone Ave. 65803; business; 6,174.
46010. Brad Bradshaw MD JD LC; 1736 E. Sunshine St., Ste. 600 65804; business; 31,374.
46244. Ron Bass; 1817 S. Dollison Ave. 65807; individual; 20,758.
46246. Ron Bass; 1817 S. Dollison Ave. 65807; individual; 24,866.
Deeds of Trust and Mortgages
Listed here are deeds of trust and mortgages, in amounts of $100,000 or more, filed for public record in Greene County by grantor, grantee, note amount and legal description of the property involved in the transaction.
Dec. 19-26, 2018
Veterans United Home Loans to Paul and Cheryl Winder; 150,415; L3, Shannondoah Estates, Phase II.
Wells Fargo Bank to Elvis Charles McCain; 270,655; sec. 20, twp. 30, range 21, NE.
Dec. 27, 2018-Jan. 3, 2019
Amerisave Mortgage Corp. to Toy A. and Sharon K. Hill; 171,000; L11, Rustic Oak Estates, first addition.
Arvest Bank to Matthew G. Bumgarner; 140,000; sec. 3, twp. 28, range 20, SE.
Arvest Bank to Susan and Jamey Durr; 253,900; sec. 22, twp. 29, range 23, NW.
Arvest Bank to Susan K. and Michael L. Gillette; 221,000; sec. 12, twp. 31, range 21, NW.
Arvest Bank to Jesse Isaac and Ashley Nicole Nickles; 166,500; L19, Laurel Farms, Phase I.
Arvest Bank to David Joseph Sutterfield; 114,000; L2, Chelsea Place.
Arvest Bank to Leonid V. Shunyakov; 695,000; L11 and L16-17, Reed Park.
Arvest Bank to Justine Sime; 192,000; L17, Wild Horse, Phase I.
Assemblies of God Credit Union to Sterling A. Kromas; 190,000; L23, Southern Hills of Springfield.
Assemblies of God Credit Union to Tom C. and Blessin R. Mathew; 227,205; L33, Huntington Pointe, Phase I.
BancorpSouth Bank to David Mathewson and Cynthia Shepherd; 293,500; L3, Rivercut Golf Community, Phase II.
BancorpSouth Bank to David Mathewson; 293,500; L14, Quail Creek, Phase VI.
Bank of Bolivar to Dane K. Meier; 108,640; L72, Western Heights.
Bank of Little Rock Mortgage Corp. to Livia and Caleb Smothers; 126,678; L104, Hilltop Heights.
Bank of Little Rock Mortgage Corp. to Ameleki J. and Andrea M. Robinson; 117,000; sec. 20, twp. 29, range 21, SE.
Bank of Little Rock Mortgage Corp. to David N. and Sandra L. Cane; 176,000; L16, Lauderdale Park.
Bank of Missouri to Aaron and Danielle Barsness; 450,800; sec. 1, twp. 28, range 20, NW.
Bank of Missouri to Kimberly and Toby Kiser; 104,800; L5, Sommerset Place.
Bank of Missouri to Flintrock Residential Holdings LLC; 120,000; L6, Longview.
Bank of Missouri to Flintrock Residential Holdings LLC; 120,000; L4, Longview.
BluCurrent Credit Union to Rodney B. and Dena M. Wells; 162,400; sec. 3, twp. 30, range 20, SE.
BluCurrent Credit Union to Matthew D. and Caroline Richardson; 116,000; L63, Southland Village.
Central Bank of the Ozarks to Birds Eye View LLC; 133,790; L19, Andrus Place.
Central Bank of the Ozarks to Nathan Wallace and Beverly Ayers; 274,928; L32, Deerfield Estates.
Central Bank of the Ozarks to Charles Yarberry; 100,700; L84, Cloverdale addition.
Central Bank of the Ozarks to Salem Meadows Properties LLC; 2,600,000; L14-22, L26, L28, L30-32, L35-38, L45-47, L59-62, L64-66, Salem Meadows.
Central Bank of the Ozarks to Joel B. Bonner and K.L. Kimsey; 153,200; L55, Prairie View Heights, fifth addition.
Central Bank of the Ozarks to RBI Capital 1 LLC; 1,700,000; L5-7, Westbrook Centre.
Citi Real Estate Funding Inc. to TKG-StrorageMart Parners Portfolio LLC; 644,100,000; L30-32, French Norah addition.
CMG Financial to Allan and Anita Brown; 203,500; sec. 26, twp. 28, range 24, NW and SW and sec. 27, twp. 28, range 24, SE.
CMG Financial to C. DeWayhne Chainey; 316,800; sec. 13, twp. 28, range 21, SW.
Commerce Bank to James B. and Angela D. Clemons; 166,964; L26, Lakes at Wild Horse, Phase IV.
Commerce Bank to Angle Trust; 462,739; sec. 30, twp. 29, range 20, NE.
Community Mortgage LLC to Michael and Susan Jacoby; 230,644; L44, Southland Village, first addition.
DAS Acquisition Co. LLC to Kenneth and Patricia A. Williams; 129,609; L46, Orchard Crest Homes, fifth addition.
DAS Acquisition Co. LLC to Stephanie Bullard; 109,600; L54, Marlborough.
DAS Acquisition Co. LLC to Thomas and Sarah Fuller; 122,500; L86, Meador Park Estates, first addition.
DAS Acquisition Co. LLC to Kasey Ellen and Michael Jarrod Field; 143,355; L12, Chestnut Place.
Fairway Independent Mortgage Corp. to Troy M. Schafer; 117,500; L49, Southside Development, Unit 1.
First Community Mortgage Inc. to Pamela M. Martinez; 165,000; sec. 18, twp. 28, range 24, SE.
First Community Mortgage Inc. to Ronald and Janet Lutke; 208,640; L19, Bent Tree, Phase V.
First National Bank of Syracuse to Richard J. and Belinda M. Durham; 150,000; L18, Olde Wire Road Estates.
First-Citizens Bank & Trust Co. to MJ Leasing LLC; 3,102,500; L3-5, Hedges-Goetz Industrial Park.
Flat Branch Mortgage Inc. to Connie Mathews; 102,000; L89, Abbey Lane, second addition.
Flat Branch Mortgage Inc. to Shawn Watson; 174,000; L3, Deer Lake, Phase III.
Flat Branch Mortgage Inc. to Ty P. McKenzie; 148,136; L19, Monte Cristo, Phase III.
Flat Branch Mortgage Inc. to Brandi N. Morris; 544,850; L21, Lions Gate, Phase I.
Gershman Mortgage to Matthew and Megan Disher; 134,310; L327-328, Cloverdale addition.
Gershman Mortgage to William B. Shadwick and Sarah E. Pulliam; 157,700; L168, Cloverdale addition.
Gershman Mortgage to Craig and Katrinka Peterman; 115,640; L64, Abbey Lane.
Great Southern Bank to Christopher R. and Christie L. Jones; 212,000; sec. 7, twp. 28, range 24, NE.
Great Southern Bank to Joey and Dusty Snider; 193,600; sec. 8, twp. 28, range 23, NE and sec. 9, twp. 28, range 23, NW.
Great Southern Bank to Alexander H. Thompson and Marin N. Rodish; 330,000; L20-21, Kings Mill.
Guaranty Bank to The Schuchmann Office Building LLC; 165,000; sec. 20, twp. 28, range 23, NE.
Guaranty Bank to BT & TD Investments Inc.; 155,200; L3, Longview.
Guaranty Bank to BT & TD Investments Inc.; 155,200; L5, Longview.
Guaranty Bank to Ben and Natalie Woodbury; 102,750; L15, Keystone Estates.
Guaranty Bank to Hawkins Trust; 101,864; L2, Testasecca Place.
Guaranty Bank to Otts Properties LLC; 178,000; L68, Hilltop Heights.
JPMorgan Chase Bank to Michael D. and Pamela G. Swift; 157,200; L20, Windsor on the Hill.
Legacy Bank & Trust to Z Realty Experts LLC; 106,250; sec. 33, twp. 29, range 20, NE.
Legacy Bank & Trust to Hashtag Acquisitions LLC; 384,000; L6, Jean Street.
Legacy Bank & Trust to DCRG Property Sales & Management LLC; 123,781; L419-420, Homeland.
Legacy Bank & Trust to BP Real Estate Holdings LLC; 140,000; L13, Walnut Terrace.
Legacy Bank & Trust to Peterson/Vestal Management Co. LLC; 140,313; L21, Jefferson Heights addition.
LoanDepot.com LLC to Michael R. and Dianna M. Schlipp; 135,000; L118, Del Prado Hills.
Mid-Missouri Bank to Brandon and Layton Alsup; 165,000; L6, Southern Hills of Springfield.
Mid-Missouri Bank to Ricardo L. and Mackenzie M.K. Hernandez; 245,100; L6, Lakewood Hills Terrace.
Mid-Missouri Bank to Rader Manor LLC; 110,000; L10, Joseph Gott’s addition.
Mid-Missouri Bank to Danny D. Tourville and Dora L. Croley-Tourville; 353,000; L19, Rivercut Golf Community, Phase VIII.
Mid-Missouri Bank to Myron and Kathy Raines; 127,000; L33, Ashcroft Estates, Phase II.
Mid-Missouri Bank to Darrin and Mary F. Coy; 180,000; sec. 5, twp. 30, range 23, NW.
Mid-Missouri Bank to TAS Property LLC; 480,000; L9, Springfield Industrial Park, fifth addition.
Midwest Mortgage Association Corp. to Karen Lindsay; 128,250; L9-10, Latoka Heights.
Mortgage Lenders of America LLC to Zakia and Brandon Meador; 137,365; L72, Del Prado Hills.
New American Funding to Eric John and Lori Kay Black; 141,391; Lot 12B, Cobblestone Manor, Phase I.
New American Funding to Timothy M. Nelson; 158,175; L60, Cedar Creek, first addition.
New American Funding to Kevin Michael Seeley; 116,400; L6, Tanglewood addition.
OakStar Bank to Joshua and Amanda Bonner; 204,650; sec. 8, twp. 30, range 20, NW.
OakStar Bank to Kessler Properties LLC; 165,750; L20, Sunset Terrace.
OakStar Bank to R.L. Riggs Investments LLC; 190,000; L5, Miller Crossing.
OakStar Bank to R.L. Riggs Investments LLC; 190,000; L4, Miller Crossing.
OakStar Bank to Raymond Mark Adams; 163,500; sec. 14, twp. 31, range 23, NE.
OakStar Bank to David and Kara Messner; 320,000; sec. 23, twp. 28, range 23, NE.
OakStar Bank to Janelle and Denzel Billy; 164,900; L34, Southwest Village, first addition.
OakStar Bank to Craig R. and Amy S. Amason; 220,800; L53, Wild Horse, Phase I.
OakStar Bank to Michael and Myra J. Pessina; 158,400; L20, Twin Springs Estates.
OakStar Bank to Thomas Hilmes and Amy Beth Sutton-Hilmes; 132,000; L32, Lightner Landing.
Old Missouri Bank to SMF Holdings LLC; 1,700,000; sec. 10, twp. 29, range 21, NE.
Old Missouri Bank to Kiran Bandaru and Naga Sujatha Venigalla; 720,000; L15, Cobblestone Creek.
Old Missouri Bank to 4136 S Scenic LLC; 850,000; Lot 2A, Scenic M.
Ozark Bank to Preston A. and Connie L. Baldwin; 201,200; L19, Valley Park Estates, fifth addition.
Ozark Bank to Flintrock Residential Holdings LLC; 113,490; L14, Longview.
Ozark Bank to Flintrock Residential Holdings LLC; 113,490; L15, Longview.
Peoples Community Bank to Stone Inv LLC; 280,000; L1-2, Morning Side Heights, first addition.
PrimeLending to Cristie Desmond; 123,717; L41, Park Crest Village Circle.
PrimeLending to Michelle and Greg Pelkey; 186,650; L16, Park Crest Village.
PrimeLending to Michael G. and Felicity Kuehle; 151,000; sec. 19, twp. 28, range 22, SE.
Quicken Loans Inc. to Nicholas and Michaela Nivens; 132,456; L10, Seneca Heights, Phase I.
Quicken Loans Inc. to Evan, Marissa and Anthony Roberts; 150,100; L34, Logan Estates.
Regent Bank to City Minded LLC; 990,000; L1, Delaware Heights, fourth addition.
Simmons Bank to John D. and Kimberly J. Heard; 328,000; L8, Canterbury Lane, first addition.
Simmons Bank to Robert and Teresa Lynn Gardner; 126,000; L11, Westwood Acres.
Southern Bank to Wilson Properties Inc.; 1,000,000; sec. 36, twp. 29, range 22, NW.
Springfield First Community Bank to Benjamin Smith and Angelina Arturo-Smith; 171,750; L42, Ravenwood.
Springfield First Community Bank to Cree Properties LLC; 360,000; L6, Brentwood Terrace, second addition.
State Bank of Southwest Missouri to Andrew and Christine Chaney; 392,800; L201, Emerald Park, Phase V.
State Bank of Southwest Missouri to Jeffrey Dale and Christine Marie Delmont Trust; 113,000; L24, Battlefield Ridge.
State Bank of Southwest Missouri to Julie Rawlings; 100,000; L4, Dryden Place addition.
Steward Mortgage Funding LLC to Joshua D. Cooper; 238,500; L28, Scenic View.
Timothy Todd Wilson Trust to Robert E. Wilson Jr. Trust; 1,954,741; L10, Republic Commons, Phase I.
Timothy Todd Wilson Trust to Robert E. Wilson Jr. Trust; 2,000,000; sec. 36, twp. 29, range 22, NW.
U.S. Bank to Zahn M. Thompson; 126,350; L53, Ashcroft Estates, Phase II.
U.S. Bank to Douglas and Cynthia R. Smith; 100,000; L25, Scenic Heights.
USAA Federal Savings Bank to Jonathan I. and Katelyn C.S. May; 125,000; L16, Woodland Forrest.
Veridian Credit Union to Todd M. Hilzendager and Heidi M. Chronowski; 119,500; L26, Augusta Hills, Phase I.
Veterans United Home Loans to John K. and Heather Tinsley; 259,000; L37, White Oaks.
Wells Fargo Bank to Paul E. and Elizabeth Gail Otto Logan; 125,910; L6, Brookshire, second addition.
Wood & Huston Bank to Matthew M. and Leah A. Mawdsley; 174,020; L10, Ravenwood South, second addition.
The following petitions were filed and relief was granted in the United States Bankruptcy Court in Kansas City for the Western District of Missouri, as a matter of public record. The bankruptcies were received at the federal clerk’s office in Springfield. The bankruptcies appear in order of case, chapter, petitioner and address. Addresses are in the city of Springfield unless otherwise noted.
Dec. 27, 2018-Jan. 3, 2019
B18-61430/Chap. 7. Esau J. and Cherie A. Lee; 1732 S. Grant Ave. 65801.
B18-61431/Chap. 7. Sandy Sue Hendrickson; 1451 E. Woodland St., Apt. 606 65804.
B18-61432/Chap. 7. Jamie Sue Spoon; 513 N. Fulbright 65802.
B18-61433/Chap. 13. Glenn Morris and Cindy Ann Dawson; 3253 W. Caravan 65803.
B18-61434/Chap. 7. William C. Jr. and Cheryl C. Phillips; 4120 S. Hillcrest Ave., Apt. A-105 65807.
B19-60001/Chap. 7. Tamra Jo Koch; 3011 U.S. Highway 160, West Plains 65775.
B19-60002/Chap. 7. Luke and Rebecca D. Johnson; P.O. Box 614, Marshfield 65704.
B19-60003/Chap. 7. Geri Texeira; 1311 W. Timberview Road, Nixa 65714.
B19-60004/Chap. 13. Rick Allen and Andrea Callow Hoerman; 791 Greer Creek Road, Marshfield 65706.
B19-60005/Chap. 7. Timothy Charles Leonard Wheland and Lindsey Ann Bedford-Whelan; 7920 W. Farm Road 76, Willard 65781.
B19-60006/Chap. 7. Tabbatha Renee Hornsby; 2937 W. Camino Alto 65810.
B19-60007/Chap. 7. Pamela Kay Smith; 241 W. Northview Circle, Fair Grove 65648.
B19-60008/Chap. 7. Norman Lester David; 188 Knox Ave., Hollister 65672.
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