Loaner Life Jackets Available at Buffalo River

May 11, 2017 | Latest News
by Shannon Cay HARRISON, Ark. – The Swim Safe Life Jacket Loaner program is kicking off its 2017 season. Park Ranger Joyce Umbach says there are plenty of life jackets available for folks to borrow at all of the contact stations including Buffalo Point and Steel Creek Information enters and at the Tyler Bend Visitor's Center. She says the staff at the national river are trying to raise awareness of the importance of life jackets, particula
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Kaylee Elizabeth Evangelista Castro

May 11, 2017 | Latest News
Kaylee Elizabeth Evangelista Castro, 9 months, daughter of Romualdo and Irma Evangelista Castro, Branson. She passed away Sunday May 7, 2017 at the St. Louis Children's Hospital in St. Louis. She was born July 30, 2016 in Branson. Kaylee is survived by her parents, one sister Brianna P. Evangelista Castro and two brothers Kevin A. Evangelista Castro and Anthony J. Evangelista Castro all of the home Services will be held Thursday evening May 11at
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Tad Darren Houston

May 11, 2017 | Latest News
Tad Darren Houston, age 57, of Walnut Shade, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Tad was born August 22, 1959, in Dodge City, Kansas, the son of Dean and Phyllis Houston. He was joined in marriage to his loving wife Cherie on May 9, 1980. Funeral services and cremation are under the direction of Cremations of the Ozarks. Tad worked for the city of Branson in the Utilities Department and volunteered as a coach for the Branson School Tra
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Serious Injuries in Ozark Co. Crash

May 11, 2017 | Latest News
by Sam Clanton BAKERSFIELD, Mo. – A woman from West Plains suffers life-threatening injuries in a single-vehicle rollover crash on Highway 101 just north of Bakersfield in Ozark County. State troopers say 24-year-old Amanda Robson was southbound at 1:40 p.m. Thursday, when her car ran off the roadway, overcorrected and struck a bridge. The vehicle then traveled down an embankment and overturned multiple times before coming to rest on its t
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Judith J. LeVelle

May 11, 2017 | Latest News
Mrs. Judith J. LeVelle, 72, of Walnut Shade, MO, died Thursday, May 11, 2017 in The Shepard of the Hills Living Center, Branson. Services will be private. Judith Joann LeVelle was born Monday, October 23, 1944 in McClurg, MO to Earl Raymond and Thelma Laura May (Garrison) Evans. She attended the Bradleyville High School and graduated in the class of 1962. She met W. J. LeVelle in Rockaway Beach, MO and they were married February 25, 1965 in Pal
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Thursday Storms to Bring Rain, Hail and Possible Tornados

May 11, 2017 | Latest News
by Tim Church SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Another round of storms are making their approach across the southwest Missouri area, which could bring hail, strong winds and a possible tornado. Meteorologist Rob Frye with the National Weather Service in Springfield shares they have issued a severe thunderstorm watch for areas west of and in Stone County: http://dehayf5mhw1h7.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/142/2017/05/11140232/Rob-Frye-N309
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Historic outdoor Branson, Missouri theater closes

May 11, 2017 | Latest News
BRANSON, Mo. (AP) – An outdoor theater in Branson that's hosted a theatrical adaptation of the Ozarks' Shepherd of the Hills since 1960 is closing. ...read more Source:: <a href=https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=http://fox2now.com/2017/05/11/historic-outdoor-branson-missouri-theater-closes/&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjdiZjkwOTg4ODJlYTI1YTE6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNF3AxKmD6Wqem3k0dqpRaQWbGifKQ target="_blank" title=&
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Historic Outdoor Missouri Theater Closes

May 11, 2017 | Latest News
BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — An outdoor theater in Branson that's hosted a theatrical adaptation of the Ozarks' Shepherd of the Hills since 1960 is closing. ...read more Source:: <a href=https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/missouri/articles/2017-05-11/historic-outdoor-missouri-theater-closes&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjdiZjkwOTg4ODJlYTI1YTE6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNHBScZ3FSwfFN7J3XgC4rXFrmCGbA targ
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Airport Payment Shows Decrease in Passengers

May 10, 2017 | Latest News
by Sam Clanton BRANSON, Mo. – Branson aldermen approve first reading of a bill authorizing payment of more than 25-thousand dollars to Branson Airport, under the city's Pay for Performance agreement. This expenditure, drawn from the city's Tourism Fund, represents a payment of 8-dollars and 24-cents for each non-local passenger flying into the airport between July 1st and December 31st, 2016. Going by the numbers, the payment totaling 25-t
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BRAC to Host Grand Opening Reception for Art Gallery

May 10, 2017 | Latest News
by Tim Church BRANSON, Mo. – The Branson Regional Arts Council invites the community to join them this Friday, May 12th, at the Branson Convention Center for its Art Gallery Grand Opening Reception. During the reception, attendees will have the opportunity to meet with the artists to hear about their work and creative process. In an interview with Janet Ellis, on her KRZK Program Janet and Friends, Branson Regional Arts Council Executi
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