Cox Learning Center Branson Names New Director

June 5, 2017 | Latest News
Renee Shoe by Tim Church BRANSON, Mo. – Cox Learning Center Branson names veteran educator Renee Shoe as its new facility director. Shoe has over 30 years of experience in education, coming to Branson after spending 12 years at a four-star learning center in North Carolina. Shoe says as she enters into this position her goal is to meet the needs of the families who bring their kids to the center: http://dehayf5mhw1h7.cloudfront.net/wp-
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Harrison Man Sentenced on Murder Conviction

June 5, 2017 | Latest News
by Shannon Cay HARRISON, Ark. – A man from Harrison is sentenced to 36 years in prison after pleading guilty to murder. Recently released court records show 23-year-old Shay Butler, struck a deal with Boone County Prosecutors and pleaded guilty to capital murder and aggravated robbery charges in connection to the 2016 death of 28-year-old Jeremy Scroggins. Butler was originally charged as a habitual offender with capital murder, aggravated
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Forsyth Man Sentenced for Assault, Resisting

June 5, 2017 | Latest News
Christopher J. Musica (TCSO booking photo) by Sam Clanton FORSYTH, Mo. – A man from Forsyth is sentenced to seven years in prison after pleading guilty to assault on a law enforcement officer and resisting arrest prior to his jury trial. Court records show 27-year-old Christopher Musica received seven years for assault and four years for resisting, with those sentences to run concurrently in the Missouri Department of Corrections. The charg
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Final Week to Order Christmas Trees via Coalition

June 5, 2017 | Latest News
by Tim Church BRANSON, Mo. – The final week for Branson residents to order their larger-than-life Christmas trees via the Branson Christmas Coalition has arrived. Last Christmas, the coalition challenged Branson to become “America's Christmas Tree City,” by displaying all different types and styles of Christmas trees outside of their homes, businesses or organizations. By Christmas Day 2016, Branson had rose to the occasion and put u
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Merriam Woods Man Catches State Record Sunfish

June 5, 2017 | Latest News
This alternative methods state-record redear sunfish was caught by Dominik Penner of Merriam Woods. (MDC photo) by Sam Clanton BRANSON, Mo. – Dominik Penner of Merriam Woods becomes the most recent record-breaking angler in the state of Missouri as he catches a redear sunfish weighing 1-pound 5-ounces. Penner's catch breaks the previous alternative-method state record of 1-pound 1-ounce. He caught the fish May 14 on Table Rock Lake using a
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Semi Overturns in Barry Co. Injuring Driver

June 5, 2017 | Latest News
by Sam Clanton JENKINS, Mo. – A semi truck runs off a Barry County roadway and overturns, injuring the driver. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says 44-year-old Anthony Costa of Springfield was traveling north on Highway 39 at 3:24 p.m. Monday, when his 2005 Freightliner ran off the right side of the road and overturned, about three miles north of Jenkins. Costa was transported to Cox South Hospital in Springfield for treatment of moderat
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Nixa Woman Injured in Crash near Clever

June 5, 2017 | Latest News
by Sam Clanton CLEVER, Mo. – A woman from Nixa is hurt in a rollover crash on Stone County Route M four miles south of Clever. State troopers say 28-year-old Samantha Felske was eastbound at 3:09 p.m. Thursday, when her SUV traveled off the right side of the road, overcorrected, traveled off the left side of the road and overturned, striking a tree. Felske was transported by ambulance to Cox South Hospital in Springfield for treatment of m
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Holiday Island Man Dies in Monday Crash

June 5, 2017 | Latest News
by Shannon Cay HOLIDAY ISLAND, Ark. – A man from Holiday Island dies in a single-vehicle crash early this (Monday) morning. Troopers say 46-year-old Christopher Ancell was traveling southbound on Highway 23 around 1:30 a.m. According to the report, he was just north of his hometown when his vehicle ran off the road, traveled down an embankment and hit a tree. Authorities say Ancell was pronounced dead at the scene. The online crash report
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Bull Shoals Dam Decreases Spillways Amounts

June 5, 2017 | Latest News
by Shannon Cay MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. – The Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District will decrease spillway releases today and Tuesday from Bull Shoals Dam. On Monday, five spillway gates will be reduced from one foot to one-half foot each resulting in five gates at 1 foot and five gates at one-half foot each for a total spillway release of 7,500 cubic feet of water per second. The total release of spillway gates and hydropower turbines w
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Rhonda Gale Davis

June 5, 2017 | Latest News
Rhonda Gale Davis, 45 of Taneyville, MO, passed away on Sat. June 3, 2017 at her residence in Taneyville. She was born on March 10, 1972, daughter of James and Charlene Davis. Rhonda grew up in Taneyville, MO., she enjoyed fishing, cooking, watching baseball games, movies, and the Andy Griffith Show, it away made her giggle. Rhonda graduated from the Forsyth High School. She was a volunteer for Christian Action Ministries. Rhonda moved to St. Lo
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