Hollister Man Hurt in Crash at Cedar Creek

April 29, 2017 | Latest News
by Sam Clanton CEDAR CREEK, Mo. – A man from Hollister is injured in a rollover crash on Taney County Route M at Cedar Creek. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says 70-year-old Gary Burkhead was northbound at 10:10 p.m. Friday, when his pickup started sliding, crossed the center line of the roadway and overturned. Burkhead was transported by ambulance to Cox Medical Center Branson for treatment of moderate injuries, according to the accide
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Park Prepares for More Flooding

April 28, 2017 | Latest News
Press Release HARRISON, Ark. – Buffalo National River has closed Tyler Bend and Buffalo Point campgrounds in anticipation of the expected flood event this weekend. Maintenance crews are pulling electrical breaker boxes, vending machines, and other water-sensitive utilities now so that when the waters recede, getting the campgrounds operational again will be quicker and less costly. In other areas of the park visitors may encounter barricad
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Celebrate Opening Week of Youth Baseball at RecPlex

April 28, 2017 | Latest News
Press Release BRANSON, Mo. – The Branson Parks & Recreation invites the public to celebrate opening week of its summer youth baseball and softball season, May 1-2 and May 4 at the Branson RecPlex. All festivities kick off at 5:15 p.m. with nightly performances of the National Anthem by Branson celebrities as the colors are presented by the Branson Fire Department Color Guard assisted by the Branson Police Department, followed by ceremo
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Mercy Named Top 5 Health Care System in the U.S.

April 28, 2017 | Latest News
Press Release SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Shorter hospital stays, fewer complications and better patient results are just a few metrics used to rank Mercy as one of the top five large health systems in the nation, alongside Mayo Clinic. The 2017 Truven Health 15 Top Health Systems, which includes five large, five medium and five small systems, analyzes 337 health systems and 2,924 hospitals across the U.S. Click here to find the listings. “For th
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Skaggs Foundation Awards $29,500 in Scholarships

April 28, 2017 | Latest News
Branson High School seniors receiving scholarships from the Skaggs Foundation include Lindsay Martin, Kahela Frey, Thuy Do, John Crumpton, Bryce Burtless and Hunter Holderfield. Press Release BRANSON, Mo. – Skaggs Foundation made a $29,500 investment in the future of the health care industry this month by awarding 33 scholarships to local students pursuing careers in the medical field. The scholarships are for summer and fall 2017 semesters
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Musical Lineup Set for Reeds Spring Cajun Days

April 28, 2017 | Latest News
Press Release REEDS SPRING, Mo. – From morning until night, guests will have plenty of reasons to visit Reeds Spring Cajun Days on Saturday, May 20. Springfield-based band The Garbonzos will be the headline performers. Several other well-known acts will also take the stage at Cajun Days. Here is the lineup: 11:00 a.m. – Happy Hopper 12:00 p.m. – Shawn Campbell & The Band Rescue 1:30 p.m. – Energy 3:00 p.m. – The Denzil and Jo
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Branson Taking New Measures To Prepare for Potential Flooding

April 28, 2017 | Latest News
BRANSON, Mo. – The rain that falls in Springfield this weekend will have to go somewhere and chances are most of it will end up in Table Rock Lake ... ...read more Source:: <a href=https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=http://www.ozarksfirst.com/news/branson-taking-new-measures-to-prepare-for-potential-flooding/701563594&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjdiZjkwOTg4ODJlYTI1YTE6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNFNRAyLpjTB1ghIbwVuKWCgKq_TDQ target=
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C of O Beats Rain, CCC

April 28, 2017 | Latest News
by: Dori Rapinchuk, C of O Sports Information Game 1: College of the Ozarks defeats Central Christian College 3-1 Game 2: College of the Ozarks defeats Central Christian College 6-3 College of the Ozarks Bobcat baseball captured two wins Friday as they defeated the Central Christian College (Kan.) Tigers by scores of 3-1 and 6-3. Game one saw CCC take a 1-0 lead in the third inning, as the Tigers' Caleb Gorman tripled to deep right field, follo
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Silvia Mae Hayworth

April 28, 2017 | Latest News
Sylvia Mae Hayworth, age 73, of Washburn, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, April 26, 2017. She was born March 18, 1944 in Uneeda, West Virginia the daughter of Melburn E. and Erslie (Green) Griffis. On May 1, 1961 in Exeter, Missouri she was united in marriage to Jack Hayworth, who survives. Also surviving are one son, Larry Hayworth and his wife Gilda of Summit, South Dakota; two daughters, Linda Luney and her husband Joe of Pea Ridge, Arkansa
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Reeds Spring Former Middle School to Act as Emergency Shelter

April 28, 2017 | Latest News
by Shannon Cay REEDS SPRING, Mo. – In anticipation of flooding, Stone County Officials announce the old Reeds Spring Middle School will act as an emergency shelter tonight and all through the weekend. Ward One Alderman Susan Rogers says the facility at the intersection of Highway 413 and Highway 76 on the south side of the city will be open for anyone in need of shelter. According to the release, the Red Cross has donated cots, blankets, f
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