Branson Businesses Scrambling to Fill Jobs After Visa Change

March 8, 2017 | Latest News
BRANSON, Mo. – A change out of Washington D.C. has businesses in Branson scrambling before the season. An exemption in the H-2B Visa ... ...read more Source:: <a href=https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=http://www.ozarksfirst.com/news/branson-businesses-scrambling-to-fill-positions-after-visa-change/668894049&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjdiZjkwOTg4ODJlYTI1YTE6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNGERXzi5VFgJjJgdx5zpNOdKy68_w target="_bla
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Norman “Lyle” Hilburn

March 8, 2017 | Latest News
Norman “Lyle” Hilburn, age 53, of Aurora, Missouri, passed away Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Mercy Hospital in Aurora, Missouri. He was born April 13, 1963 in Kowa, Kansas the son of Leroy and Annetta (Robbins) Hilburn. Lyle received his education in Aurora. He was a certified diesel mechanic technician, who worked and lived in this area his entire life. Surviving are two sons, Keith Ellery Hilburn of Aurora, Missouri and Craig Lyle Hilburn of
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Robert “Stan” Stanley Shan

March 8, 2017 | Latest News
Robert “Stan” Stanley Shan, age 69, of Hollister, Missouri, passed away at home Sunday, March 5, 2017. He was born October 26, 1947, in New Madrid, Missouri, the son of Robert and Mary Ellen Shan. Stan was joined in marriage June 23, 2016, to his loving wife Marie. Arrangements and cremation are under the direction of Cremations of the Ozarks. Stan proudly served our country in the U.S. Army, serving two tours in Vietnam. He was a truck driv
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March 8, 2017 | Latest News
Robert “Bob” James Hanzelon, age 74, of Branson, Missouri, passed away Sunday, March 5, 2017. Bob was born June 30, 1942, in Berwyn, Illinois, the son of Robert M. and Mildred Hanzelon. He was joined in marriage to Lee on March 28, 1964. Services and cremation are under the direction of Cremations of the Ozarks. Bob proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam era. He earned his master's degree in Psychology and worked as an
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Gary Arnold Durham

March 8, 2017 | Latest News
Gary Arnold Durham, age 74, of Forsyth, Missouri, fell asleep in death on Friday, March 3, 2017. He was born February 7, 1943, in San Diego, California, the son of Arnold Delbert Durham and Coleen Eloise (Young) Durham. He was joined in marriage March 29, 1986 to his loving wife Anita. Arrangements and cremation are under the direction of Cremations of the Ozarks. Gary was a faithful member of Forsyth Jehovah's Witnesses. He worked in constructio
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Kathlyn Louise Rich

March 8, 2017 | Latest News
Kathlyn Louise Rich, age 86, of Forsyth, Missouri, passed away Monday, March 6, 2017. She was born September 14, 1930, in Tarkio, Missouri, the daughter of Will and Oletha Carter. Arrangements and cremation are under the direction of Cremations of the Ozarks. Kathlyn was a very giving and loving woman. Always having a positive attitude, she made those around her feel loved. Kathlyn was a wonderful cook and enjoyed baking. She loved music, singin
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Neosho Man Crosses Center Line, Injured in Three Vehicle Crash

March 8, 2017 | Latest News
by Tim Church CAPE FAIR, Mo. – A man from Neosho is injured in a three vehicle crash Tuesday night, two miles west of Cape Fair in Stone County. The Missouri Highway Patrol reports 23-year-old Zebulon Enslow of Neosho was traveling westbound on Highway 76 at 11:32 p.m., when his vehicle crossed the center of the roadway and struck an oncoming eastbound vehicle, being driven by 40-year-old Ryan Loehr of Hartford, South Dakota. As Enslow
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Nixa Woman Injured in Three Vehicle Crash North of Nixa

March 8, 2017 | Latest News
by Tim Church NIXA, Mo. – A woman from Nixa is injured in a three vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon, two miles north of Nixa in Christian County. The Missouri Highway Patrol reports 29-year-old Amanda Petrosino of Nixa was traveling southbound on U-S Highway 160 at 1:12 p.m., when she struck another southbound vehicle stopped in traffic in the rear, being operated by 17-year-old Dalton Hansen of Nixa. The impact of that crash caused Hans
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Ozark County Teen Seriously Injured in Vehicle Crash

March 8, 2017 | Latest News
by Tim Church BAKERSFIELD, Mo. – A teenager from Bakersfield suffers life-threatening injuries in a single vehicle crash Tuesday night, seven miles west of Bakersfield in Ozark County. State Troopers report 16-year-old Kaitlin Marsh of Bakersfield was traveling eastbound on Route O at 8:44 p.m., when she ran her vehicle off of the right side of the roadway. Her vehicle then impacted a fence and an electrical pole before overturning. Ma
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NAIA Division Two Men’s, Women’s Schedule/Scores

March 8, 2017 | Latest News
by: Scott McCaulley The College of the Ozarks again hosts the NAIA Division Two National Basketball Championships while Sioux City, Iowa is the host site for the Women's Championships. The scores and schedules for Day One and Day Two: Men Day One Game 1 (8:30 a.m. CT) No. 2 IU East (Ind.) (26-7) vs. No. 7 Reinhardt (Ga.) (22-9) Game 2 (10:15 a.m. CT) No. 1 Cornerstone (Mich.) (30-3) vs. No. 8 Pacific Union (Calif.) (18-6) Game 3 (Noon CT)
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