National Park Radio to Headline Steel Creek Concert

June 13, 2017 | Latest News
by Shannon Cay PONCA, Ark. – National Park Radio is coming back to the Steel Creek campground near Ponca for a concert this Saturday, June 17th. One of the Buffalo National River's Park Rangers, Lauren Ray, says this event was originally set up last year as a celebration of the National Park Service's 100-year anniversary. However, she says visitors liked the event so much, the staff has decided to make it an annual event: http://dehayf5
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Formal Charges Filed on Yellville Woman

June 13, 2017 | Latest News
by Shannon Cay YELLVILLE, Ark. – A woman from Yellville is formally charged with terroristic threatening and endangering the welfare of a child. Court records explain the details behind the arrests of 26-year-old Cortney Rovinsky on June 1st. According to the arrest affidavit, Rovinsky pulled out a 9 mm gun, waved it around and demanded the victim, 24-year-old Caitlyn Bradford, to drive. It goes on to say she them threatened to shoot a sep
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Paul G. Dolan, Jr.

June 13, 2017 | Latest News
Funeral Services for Paul G. Dolan, Jr. age 81 of Branson, MO will be held at 12:00 PM, Monday June 19, 2017 at Greenlawn Funeral Home Branson. Burial will be held at 2:00 PM at Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Springfield, Mo with full Military Honors. Arrangements are under the direction of Greenlawn Funeral Home Branson. He died on Monday, June 12, 2017 at Cox Medical Center in Branson. He was born on November 25, 1935 in Joliet, IL the son of
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AR Governor Pays Tribute to Newport Officer

June 13, 2017 | Latest News
by Shannon Cay LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson has ordered the flag to be lowered to half-staff in tribute to the memory of Lieutenant Patrick Weatherford, a Newport Police Officer, who was killed in the line of duty. Hutchinson says Weatherford was at a traffic stop with another officer on Monday when the incident occurred. He passed away at the hospital the same night. Lieutenant Weatherford served on the Newport Pol
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Don “Pat” Gahagan

June 13, 2017 | Latest News
Graveside services for Don “Pat” Gahagan, age 84 of Rockaway Beach, MO will be held at 10:00 AM, Friday, June 16, 2017 at Tory Cemetery in Highlandville, MO. with Pastor Will Griswold officiating and full Military Honors. Arrangements are under the direction of Greenlawn Funeral Home of Branson. He died on Monday, June 12, 2017 at Cox Medical Center in Branson. He was born on February 6, 1933 in Highlandville, MO the son of Avery Gahagan and
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Norma Lee (Corky) Ledgerwood

June 13, 2017 | Latest News
Norma Lee (Corky) Ledgerwood passed away peacefully on June12, 2017 at the Cassville Rehabilitation and Health Center at the age of 90. Norma was born on November 17th 1926 in Cassville, Missouri to Otis and Etta (Reams) Fisher. On November 17th 1949 she was united in marriage to Neal T. (Gene) Ledgerwood. Surviving are two sons, Carl Ledgerwood and his wife Linda of Collierville, TN, and Dennis Ledgerwood and his wife Charli Jo of Cassville,
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Wilford “Bill” LeVelle

June 13, 2017 | Latest News
Wilford “Bill” LeVelle, 82, of Walnut Shade, MO died Monday, June 12, 2017 at his residence. Services will be private. Wilford J. LeVelle was born Tuesday, January 28, 1935 in Independence, IA to Benjamin Franklin and Mary Irene (Haymaker) LeVelle. In 1952 at the age of sixteen, he joined the U. S. Navy and served as a Seaman Recruit on the U.S.S. Brinkley Bass (DD 887) during the Korean War. He was honorably discharged in 1955. He was awar
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Accused Cat Killers Plead Not Guilty

June 13, 2017 | Latest News
Kyle W. Williams (TCSO booking photo) by Sam Clanton FORSYTH, Mo. – Two teenagers accused of torturing a kitten leading to its death plead not guilty as charged. Kyle Williams and Jordan Hall, both age 18 and both of Branson, remain in the Taney County Jail on 15-thousand dollars cash or surety bonds. Both have bond reduction hearings scheduled for June 22nd. Williams and Hall are each charged with felony counts of animal abuse and armed cr
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Helen L. Stubby

June 13, 2017 | Latest News
Helen L. Stubby, age 88, of Burrton, Kansas passed away Sunday, June 11, 2017 at Peachtree Village in Holiday Island, Arkansas. She was born November 4, 1928 in Wichita, Kansas the daughter of Melvin L. and I. Faye (Calvin) Edwards. On September 22, 1953 she was united in marriage to LaVerne Stubby who preceded her in death in 1977. Also preceding her in death were her parents; two brothers, M. Lloyd Edwards and M. Joe Edwards and one sister, R
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Two People Injured in Douglas County ATV Crash

June 13, 2017 | Latest News
by Tim Church DORA, Mo. – Two people suffer moderate injuries in an ATV crash Monday night, eight miles northwest of Dora in Douglas County. The Missouri Highway Patrol reports 36-year-old Russell Williams of Drury was traveling eastbound on Highway 14 at 9 p.m., when the ATV he was operating travelled off of the right side of the roadway and struck a tree. Russell was transported by ambulance to Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains to
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