Larned Sentenced to 14 Years for Burglary, Resisting

May 25, 2017 | Latest News
by Sam Clanton FORSYTH, Mo. – A man from Branson is sentenced to 14 years in prison for crimes he committed in March. Thirty-two-year-old Andrew Larned receives seven years for first-degree burglary and another seven years for resisting arrest – both as a prior and persistent felony offender. Pursuant to a plea agreement, Taney County Associate Circuit Judge Eric Eighmy ordered the two sentences to run consecutively. On March 10th, Brans
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Branson Opens All Lanes of Hwy. 76 for Holiday Weekend

May 25, 2017 | Latest News
Photo: Jerry Adams|Communications|Olsson Associates by Tim Church BRANSON, Mo. – The City of Branson announces all three lanes of West Highway 76 will be open to traffic for the busy Memorial Day Weekend. For the past several months, lanes in various locations between Presley's Theater and the Branson Ferris Wheel have been blocked off as part of Phase Three of the 76 Revitalization Program. Most recently, Highway 76 has been reduced to two
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NARMC Achieves Excellence Award

May 25, 2017 | Latest News
by Shannon Cay HARRISON, Ark. – North Arkansas Regional Medical Center is one of four hospitals in the state to receive AR SAVE's the Excellence Award. Officials from the local hospital accepted the award during this month's stroke conference. AR SAVES stands for Arkansas Stroke Assistance through Vital Emergency Support. An AR SAVES spokesperson says each of the winning hospitals proved that it is equipped with telemedicine technology, sh
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David M. Sherwood

May 25, 2017 | Latest News
Memorial Services for David M. Sherwood, age 64 of Branson, MO will be held at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at Faith Lutheran Church in Branson with Rev. Joel Krueger officiating. Burial will follow at 1:00 PM with full Military Honors in the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Springfield, MO. Arrangements are under the direction of Greenlawn Funeral Home of Branson. He died on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at Cox Medical Center in Branson. He was born
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Danny Old Laster

May 25, 2017 | Latest News
Danny Old Laster, age 63, of Neosho, Missouri passed away Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center in Enid, Oklahoma. He was born February 9, 1954 in St. Louis, Missouri, the son of J.D. and Doris (Neise) Laster. On May 17, 1986 he was united in marriage to Jamie Spence, who preceded him in death. Also preceding him in death were his parents; one sister, Sherry Laster; sister-in-law, Paula Laster and dear friend, Allan Sturgeon
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Danny Old Laster

May 25, 2017 | Latest News
Danny Old Laster, age 63, of Neosho, Missouri passed away Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center in Enid, Oklahoma. He was born February 9, 1954 in St. Louis, Missouri, the son of J.D. and Doris (Neise) Laster. On May 17, 1986 he was united in marriage to Jamie Spence, who preceded him in death. Also preceding him in death were his parents; one sister, Sherry Laster; sister-in-law, Paula Laster and dear friend, Allan Sturge
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William Noah Woodard

May 25, 2017 | Latest News
William Noah Woodard, age 87, of Springdale, Arkansas, passed away Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at Circle of Life Hospice. Bill was born in Harrison, Arkansas on December 11th 1929. He was the son of William Noah Woodard and Nora Cantrell Woodard, who preceded him in death. He was preceded in death as well by his four sisters and three brothers. Bill is survived by his wife Helen of the home; his son Eddie and wife Reneé of Springdale, Arkansas, dau
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The Call Announces Donation Totals from AR Gives

May 25, 2017 | Latest News
by Shannon Cay HARRISON, Ark. – A not for profit group, dedicated to keeping Arkansas's children safe, raises over 47-thousad dollars to help the cause. The group “The Call” specifically encourages and teaches adults to become foster parents. According to Boone County's coordinator, Lora Stephens, that can sometimes be a daunting task: http://dehayf5mhw1h7.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/142/2017/05/25163701/Lora-Stephens-N367
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Kenneth Goebel Cherry

May 25, 2017 | Latest News
Kenneth Goebel Cherry, Reeds Spring, MO, son of Kenneth John and Maude (Goebel) Cherry, was born August 8, 1942 in St. Louis, MO and departed this life on May 24, 2017 at the age of 74. Ken had been a resident of the area the past sixteen years, moving here from Desloge, MO. He worked for Boeing Aircraft. Ken loved to hunt and fish, if you wanted to find him he was usually in the woods or on the lake. He served his country in the United State
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Chester Wayne “Buzz” Bascom

May 25, 2017 | Latest News
Chester Wayne “Buzz” Bascom was born on July 22, 1932 in Vinton, Iowa. He attended school in Iowa at Vinton School, Van Horn Elementary School and Newhall High School. He served in the United States Army. Buzz operated his own construction company and owned Twin Island Shopping Center in Blue Eye, MO. He married his loving wife Karen on December 16, 1990 at Oakmont in Ridgedale, MO. He had lived in Blue Eye, MO before moving to Omaha, AR
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