Trevino, Player & Nicklaus Praise Morris for Golf Courses

April 20, 2017 | Latest News
by Tim Church RIDGEDALE, Mo. – As the Big Cedar Lodge Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf Tournament gets underway at Top of the Rock and Buffalo Ridge in Ridgedale, the legends and champions are enjoying taking in everything the area has to offer. Tournament Legends Lee Trevino, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player joined members of the press on Thursday to discuss the tournament and the impact that Bass Pro CEO and Top of the Rock and Buffalo Ri
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Shred-a-Thon Postponed Due to Rain

April 20, 2017 | Latest News
by Shannon Cay HARRISON, Ark. – The community Shred-a-Thon scheduled for Saturday, April 22 has been postponed due to the weather forecast for Harrison. Arvest Bank says the event will be rescheduled for Saturday, May 13, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Arvest Bank branch located at 1402 Hwy 62-65 North at the corner of Hester Drive in Harrison. The Shred-a-Thon is being held to help prevent identity theft and to raise funds for Ozark Share
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Hollister Revive 65 Event Postponed until April 29

April 20, 2017 | Latest News
Volunteers renew flower beds in downtown Hollister during the 2016 Revive 65 event. (photos by Tim Church) by Sam Clanton HOLLISTER, Mo. – Due to forecasted rain on Saturday, the City of Hollister is rescheduling its Revive 65 revitalization event for next Saturday, April 29th. City Administrator Rick Ziegenfuss says organizers also decided to relocate the assembly area for volunteers… http://dehayf5mhw1h7.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uplo
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Republic Man Pleads Guilty to SBA Loan Fraud, Tax Evasion

April 20, 2017 | Latest News
by Sam Clanton SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The former owner of Allied Roofing Systems, LLC pleads guilty in federal court to providing false information in order to receive a 1-point-4 million dollar loan, and to failing to pay employment taxes for the now-defunct business. Forty-three-year-old Clinton Tackitt of Republic admitted that the SBA loan application he submitted to Guaranty Bank was false and incomplete, as he failed to disclose accurate
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Forsyth Man Hurt in Rollover Crash on Hwy. 160

April 20, 2017 | Latest News
by Sam Clanton MERRIAM WOODS, Mo. – A man from Forsyth is injured in a single-vehicle rollover crash on Highway 160 two miles west of Merriam Woods. State troopers say 26-year-old Kayse McDonald was westbound at 6 o'clock this (Thursday) morning, when his car ran off the right side of the roadway, struck an embankment and overturned. McDonald was transported by ambulance to Cox South Hospital in Springfield for treatment of moderate injuri
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Dona Mae Hatcher

April 20, 2017 | Latest News
Dona Mae Hatcher, Reeds Spring, MO daughter of Joe and Mildred (Smith) Blandin, was born November 23, 1938 in Denver, CO and departed this life on April 19, 2017 at the age of 78. Dona had been a resident of the area for forty-four years moving here from Lakewood, CO. Dona had many careers in her lifetime, she was a hairdresser when she lived in CO; she was head chef at the Wooden Nichol; teacher at the Lil' People's Learning Center and a hous
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Searcy County Girl Found in TX

April 20, 2017 | Latest News
by Shannon Cay MARSHALL, Ark. – A girl from Searcy County, missing since Saturday, has been found safe. Sheriff Joey Pruitt gave this brief update on the situation: http://dehayf5mhw1h7.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/142/2017/04/20144644/Joey-Pruitt-N218.mp3Authorities say 14-year-old Kira Jewell from Harriet was last seen leaving her home. Pruitt says Jewell told her mom she was going for a walk around 1:30 p.m. However, she nev
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Ira O. Johnson

April 20, 2017 | Latest News
Ira O. Johnson was born on November 16, 1924 in Keota, Oklahoma. He was the son of Grover Cleveland Johnson and Ada Olive (Bales) Johnson. He attended Gingle Mountain School in Keota. Ira was a corporal in the United States Army, serving from 1943 to 1945 with the 878th Bombardment Squadron. He married Sarah Marie Brand on February 22, 1951 in Van Buren, AR. He retired from Burton Elementary School in California after 26 years of service as a
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Francis Paul Chapin

April 20, 2017 | Latest News
Francis Paul Chapin, age 90, of Kirbyville, Missouri, passed away Monday, April 17, 2017. He was born October 15, 1926, in Somerville, Ohio, the son of William and Helen Chapin. Francis was joined in marriage to Joan on August 6, 1965. Arrangements and cremation are under the direction of Cremations of the Ozarks. A veteran, Francis proudly served in the US. Army during the Korean War. He worked as a parts manager for John Deere for 25 years. He
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Nathaniel Paul Wilson

April 20, 2017 | Latest News
Nathaniel Paul Wilson was born on March 18, 1985 in Columbia, Missouri. He was the son of Noel and Twila (Hartley) Wilson. He spent much of his life in Merriam Woods, Missouri. He loved to be outdoors – working! He worked in his own lawn care business. Nathan had an 11-year battle with health issues surrounding dialysis. Before starting dialysis, he loved working with old cars and trucks, especially old Chevy's. Nathan passed away Monday,
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