Dennis Petersen to Speak at Friendly Baptist in Branson on Sunday Night

March 17, 2017 | Latest News
Dennis Petersen Press Release Ozark Mountain Country is invited to hear guest speaker, Dennis R. Petersen at Friendly Baptist Church on Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 6:30pm. Dennis Petersen, author of Unlocking the Mysteries of Creation and Founder of The Creation Resource Foundation, is a man with a passion for God and His Word. With a heart full of enthusiasm, he skillfully communicates the awesomeness of God in His creation. He combines de
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Reeds Springs School District Weekend Update

March 17, 2017 | Latest News
Reeds Spring Elementary Citizens of the Month Reeds Spring Elementary School has a superhero theme this year, so the Citizens of the Month are pictured wearing capes and masks. 2nd Grade Front Row: Alexa Weber, Daniel Dougherty, Isaac Urton, Isaac Navarro, Hazel Morefield Back Row: Colt Jennings, Aiden Goodpaster, Americus Williamson, Stephanie Westerhold, Samara Lillie, Christina Gomez-Alonso Not Pictured: Jaiden Coffelt 3rd Grade Front Row
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Taney County Riding Club Event April 8th

March 17, 2017 | Latest News
Press Release The Taney County Riding Club will be having a “Showdeo” including Barrel Racing, Pole Bending, Cowboy Race and Mystery Event. Eligible rider classes are Peewee (12 & under) Youth (13-17) and Adult (18 & up.) This free to the public event will be held Saturday, April 8 at Shadow Rock Park in Forsyth at 7pm. Interested contestants should arrive at 6 pm to register to enter. There is a $5.00 entry fee per event
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College of the Ozarks Students, Vietnam Veterans, to Travel to Vietnam

March 17, 2017 | Latest News
Press Release POINT LOOKOUT, MO. — College of the Ozarks is sending 12 students to Vietnam, paired with 12 Vietnam Veterans, from March 18-31, 2017, traveling as part of the Patriotic Education Travel Program. Many of the groups' destinations correspond with previous battle sites of the Veteran participants. The trip is under the direction of Bryan Cizek, director of patriotic activities. This Patriotic Education Travel trip is No. 2
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Former Summit Vol. Firefighter Accused of Rape

March 17, 2017 | Latest News
by Shannon Cay YELLVILLE, Ark. – A former volunteer firefighter from Marion County is accused of multiple counts of rape and a criminal impersonation charge this week. Marion County Sheriff Clinton Evans says 19-year old Thomas Rudder from Summit faces five counts of rape involving a 13-year-old girl. He says Rudder was living with the victim's family at the time of each alleged incident and additional arrests are expect in this investigat
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South Greenfield Woman Overturns Vehicle near Miller

March 17, 2017 | Latest News
by Tim Church MILLER, Mo. – A woman from South Greenfield is injured in a single vehicle crash this (Friday) morning, one mile north of Miller in Lawrence County. The Missouri Highway Patrol reports 23-year-old Monica McNutt was traveling northbound on Highway 39 at 7 a.m., when her vehicle skidded off of the right side of the roadway, struck a culvert and overturned. McNutt was transported to Mercy Hospital in Aurora to be treated f
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Help Needed to Rebuild Historic Parthenon Church

March 16, 2017 | Latest News
by Shannon Cay PARTHENON, Ark. – The First Baptist Church in Parthenon is asking for help after a tornado ripped through the small, sleepy town in Newton County. A lifetime member of the church, Libby Robinson, says the high winds destroyed a significant portion of the church, right before its 55 to 60 followers were to celebrate the congregation's 100th year of worship: http://dehayf5mhw1h7.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/142/2
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Bond Set for Pemberton; Prelim Scheduled

March 16, 2017 | Latest News
Larry J. Pemberton (TCSO booking photo) by Sam Clanton FORSYTH, Mo. – A bond of 250-thousand dollars is set for a former Branson School District employee accused of making inappropriate sexual contact with special needs students. During a court appearance this week, 59-year-old Larry Pemberton of Ozark pleaded not guilty to statutory sodomy and first-degree child molestation. Judge Tiffany Yarnell scheduled his preliminary hearing for April
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City Paying $29K for Water Damages to Business

March 16, 2017 | Latest News
Branson City Hall by Sam Clanton BRANSON, Mo. – The City of Branson is paying out more than 29-thousand dollars to a downtown business that sustained water damages during the 2016 Autumn Daze Festival. According to Human Resources Director Jan Fischer, improper installation of a temporary water meter allowed water from a fire hydrant to intrude into RockBottom Studios, located at 112 East Atlantic Street. Fischer says the city's insurance p
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Branson Hosts American Cheer Power Championship

March 16, 2017 | Latest News
by Tim Church BRANSON, Mo. – Spectators are invited to the Branson Convention Center on Saturday for the American Cheer Power Wild West Open Championship. This event serves as bid qualifiers for the U-S Finals, D2 Summit Wild Card, and The Summit Wild Card, as well as the Conference Cup Challenge qualifier. Doors open and coaches registration begins at 7 a.m. Spectator fees are 15-dollars and children five and under are free. Seniors w
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