Radio-thon Kicks off Today

May 2, 2017 | Latest News
by Shannon Cay HARRISON, Ark. – The Harrison Regional Circle of Friends is making headway during the annual radio-thon on 102.9 the Z, AM 900 and the all new 94.9FM, today. Chairperson for the group, Cheri Humphry, says this year the volunteers hope to raise more than 25-thousand dollars for Arkansas Children's Hospital: http://dehayf5mhw1h7.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/142/2017/05/02164040/Cheri-Humphry-N273.mp3 The Circle o
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Search for Missing Canoeist Scaled Back

May 2, 2017 | Latest News
by Shannon Cay JASPER, Ark. – The search for a missing canoeist is scaled back as the Buffalo National River staff begins cleaning up after the severe weather last weekend. Caven Clark, with the Buffalo National River, says the search will continue but with a single boat looking to find the man from the St. Louis area. The man has been missing since April 26 when water began to quickly rise on the river. He last was seen near Kyle's Landin
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Johnny “John” Wayne Wright

May 2, 2017 | Latest News
Johnny “John” Wayne Wright, age 79, of Rockaway Beach, Missouri, passed away Thursday, April 27, 2017. He was born May 5, 1937, in Albany, Texas, the son of John and Johnnye Wright. John was joined in marriage December 6, 1962 to Penny Cromer. Arrangements and cremation are under the direction of Cremations of the Ozarks. John served our country in the U.S. Army. He was a talented guitarist and enjoyed music. John enjoyed fishing and was a go
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Elizabeth Elenor “Libby” Morrison

May 2, 2017 | Latest News
Elizabeth Elenor “Libby” Morrison, age 92 of Seligman, Missouri, passed away Monday, May 1, 2017 at home. She was born April 27, 1925 in Akron, Ohio. Preceding her in death were her parents and one sister. Surviving are very special friends with whom she lived, Jack and Ruth Cain of Seligman and their children, Whitney Farrer, Katy Dutton, Nataly Burkett and Tristen, Hunter and Tanner Cain; other friends, Brittney and Brandon Robinson and th
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Dessie Myrene McComas Kirstein

May 2, 2017 | Latest News
Dessie Myrene McComas Kirstein long time business person and civic leader in the Branson/Springfield area died May 1, 2017 in Cooper, Texas. She is survived by her daughter Lawana McComas Langston and son-in-law Ricky Hudson of Dallas, Texas. Her parents, Everett and Ada Williamson and brother, Doyle Williamson all of Cassville, Missouri all preceded her in death. Myrene was born in Leann, Missouri on April 6, 1926 but the family soon moved to
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New Storm System to Bring Additional Rainfall to Area

May 2, 2017 | Latest News
by Tim Church SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Following a brief intermission, a new storm system is expected to dump additional rainfall across the area over the next couple days. Steve Runnels with the National Weather Service in Springfield shares the bad news is unfortunately more rain is coming, but the good news is the major rainfall will remain to the north of the Branson area: http://dehayf5mhw1h7.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/142
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Kimberling City Bridge Reopens After 24 Hour Closure

May 2, 2017 | Latest News
Kimberling City Bridge on May 1st, 2017 Photo:Stone County Emergency Management by Tim Church KIMBERLING CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Transportation reopens the Kimberling City Bridge following a sufficient drop in water levels and a thorough inspection of the underside of the bridge. The bridge, which carries Route 13 traffic over Table Rock Lake, was closed around mid-morning on Monday after water levels rose high enough to su
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Willis Sharp

May 2, 2017 | Latest News
Funeral services for Willis Sharp age 79 of Lampe, Missouri will be held at 10:00 AM, Saturday, May 6, 2017 at Mt. Olivet Freewill Baptist Church in Blue Eye with Rev. Dale Kester officiating. Burial will follow in Blue Eye Cemetery under the direction of Greenlawn Funeral Home in Branson. He died May 1, 2017 at his home in Lampe. Willis was born on September 9, 1937 in Cedar Glades, Arkansas the son of Clarence L. and Elsie L. Hulsey Sharp.
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Water Levels Remain Steady as Table Rock Dam Continues Flow Release

May 2, 2017 | Latest News
by Tim Church BRANSON, Mo. – The Table Rock Lake Corps of Engineers continues to release 62-thousand-500 cubic feet of water per second from Table Rock Dam. In a news release, the City of Branson Emergency Management staff shares water levels remained steady overnight and no changes are expected today. The management staff adds they are also monitoring the developing system that could bring an estimated one and a half inches of additio
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Battlefield Woman Injured in Lawrence County Vehicle Crash

May 2, 2017 | Latest News
by Tim Church MOUNT VERNON, Mo. – A woman from Battlefield is injured in a two vehicle crash Monday evening, 11 miles east of Mount Vernon in Lawrence County. The Missouri Highway Patrol reports 65-year-old John Keller of Springfield was traveling eastbound on I44 at 5:30 p.m., when he struck another eastbound vehicle in the rear, being driven by 51-year-old Pamela Huffman of Battlefield. Huffman was transported to Mercy Hospital in Sp
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