Christian Co. Auditor Indicted; Interim Appointed

July 25, 2017 | Latest News
(photo from ozarksfirst.com) by Karen Libby, Ozarks First OZARK, Mo. – Details are released about a grand jury indictment against the Christian County Auditor, who was removed from office on Monday. Auditor Lacey Hart was escorted from her office after the filing of a quo warranto, a legal device used to remove an elected official from office. Her lawyers have 10 days to respond. Jeff Merrell, the Taney County Prosecutor who is serving as s
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Carroll County Under Burn Ban

July 25, 2017 | Latest News
by Shannon Cay BERRYVILLE, Ark. – Officials in Carroll County issue a burn ban until further notice. The County Judge Sam Bar says no outside burning of any kind will be allowed until the weather cools down or until rain falls. Open burning at this time is considered extremely dangerous to people, buildings, trees and grasslands, and violations are very serious, punishable by fines and/or imprisonment. The National Weather Service has also
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Huntsville Man Dies in Car Wreck

July 25, 2017 | Latest News
by Shannon Cay FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – A man from Huntsville dies in a car wreck in Washington County Monday morning. Arkansas Troopers say 60-year-old Timothy Hall from Springdale was driving southbound on Highway 45 just east of Fayetteville just after midnight. According to the fatal crash summary, the vehicle went off the left side of the roadway into a ditch and then a concrete culvert. Authorities say a passenger in the car, 88-year-old
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Driver Bails in Single Vehicle Wreck Near Eureka

July 25, 2017 | Latest News
by Shannon Cay INSPIRATION POINT, Ark. – The Inspiration Point Fire Department responds to a crash on the Lake Leatherwood curves near Eureka Springs early Monday morning. According to the report from the fire department, responders were called to a one vehicle crash off of Highway 62 around 2 a.m. When they got there, the vehicle was upside down a steep ravine near Angler's Frill and the Bridge. Upon further inspection, they found out the
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Tickets available for Estes Park Western Show & Chuck Wagon Dinner

July 25, 2017 | Latest News
Jeff Olson: Jeff also comes to from Branson, Mo., where he built an impressive reputation as the musical director for Bobby Vinton and Ray Stevens. ...read more Source:: Google – Branson News
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Sea Doo Stolen from State Park Marina, Family Offers Reward

July 25, 2017 | Latest News
by Tim Church BRANSON, Mo. – A family in Branson is asking the public for help after their Sea Doo was stolen by two unknown suspects Monday afternoon, from the State Park Marina in Branson. Owner of the Sea Doo GTI LE, Dan Boone, says he had just purchased the water craft a few weeks ago and had just finished some work on the engine and seat, when it was stolen from a State Park Marina dock at approximately 1 p.m. Boone's daughter, La
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Thomas Marion Johnson

July 25, 2017 | Latest News
Thomas Marion Johnson, age 76, passed away Friday, July 21, 2017, in Kissee Mills, Missouri. He was born January 29, 1941, in St. Louis, MO. Tom was joined in marriage to his loving wife Barbara on October 9, 1993. Arrangements and cremation are under the direction of Cremations of the Ozarks. Tom was loved, respected and adored by all who knew him. He never judged anyone, and was such a wonderful example for his friends and family. Tom served f
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Dorothea Selma-Helen Washburn

July 25, 2017 | Latest News
Dorothea Selma-Helen Washburn, age 84, of Forsyth, Missouri, passed away Monday, July 24, 2017. She was born May 24, 1933, in Danzig, Germany, the son of Georg and Helene Hildegard (Wulff) Krueger. Dorothea was joined in marriage to Myrle Washburn on May 24, 1969. Arrangements and cremation are under the direction of Cremations of the Ozarks. With a devotion to her cats, Dorothea also enjoyed time reading, gardening and cooking. She completed her
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Kitchen Confidence 101

July 25, 2017 | Latest News
By Sandra Reames Carefree Catering Branson, MO 417-230-5775 phone or textcarefreecatering@suddenlink.net Call in phone for show: 417-330-1063 Text: 417-699-8446 “Calling it Quits” Have you ever heard something like this: “sometimes it is better to shut up than to say anything else?” Well cooking has some of those merits. Along with so many other things in life. Have you ever argued with your spouse (significant
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Shepherd Wins A.I.I. Honor

July 25, 2017 | Latest News
Press Release The Association of Independent Institutions (A.I.I.) is proud to announce the 2016-17 annial administrative award winners. Steve Shepherd, College of the Ozarks, was selected as the A.I.I. Athletics Director of the Year; Anna Villanueva, Indiana University Northwest, was chosen as the A.I.I. Sports Information Director of the Year; and Cathy Courtney, Fisher College, has been named the recipient of the A.I.I. Athletic Trainer of the
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