Michelle Lea Wallace Nilges

April 25, 2017 | Latest News
Michelle Lea Wallace Nilges was born on May 27, 1969 in Springfield, Missouri, to Maynard and Linda Larson Wallace. Although she spent her early childhood years in Butler, Missouri, she called Forsyth, Missouri home most of her life. Throughout her childhood and high school years in Forsyth, she enjoyed participating in athletics and music. Michelle loved to explore for creatures in Swan Creek and water ski on Bull Shoals Lake. She attended
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Joan Saltsman

April 25, 2017 | Latest News
Joan Saltsman, age 88, of Branson, Missouri, passed away Sunday, April 23, 2017. She was born October 17, 1928, in Bowling Green, Kentucky, the daughter of Lawrence and Ruby Andrew. Arrangements and cremation are under the direction of Cremations of the Ozarks. Heartfelt sympathy to family of Joannne. Her family all have such wonderful memories of her. Camping at Table Rock Lake, waterskiing, Silver Dollar City and Branson, going to the country c
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Dr. Charles A. Spears

April 25, 2017 | Latest News
Dr. Charles A. Spears, known affectionately as “Doc” or “Moto”, entered heaven's gates on April 24, 2017. He was born on July 31, 1926 in Coalgate, Oklahoma and grew up in the Arkansas hills and on the banks of the Buffalo River. He met with adversity as a young child when he lost his left eye, yet he never viewed this as a handicap. He excelled in baseball at Harrison High School, bird hunting, and later working as a surgeon – althou
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Table Rock Dam Opens Spillways for Turbine Maintenance

April 25, 2017 | Latest News
by Tim Church BRANSON, Mo. – The Army Corps of Engineers opens five spillway gates at Table Rock Dam as one hydropower turbine unit is offline for routine maintenance. The spillways were opened at 10 a.m. on Monday, one foot each to substitute for the down hydropower turbine. While the spillways are open they will be releasing five-thousand cubic feet of water per second. Approximately 10-thousand cubic feet per second is also being re
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Kitchen Confidence 101

April 25, 2017 | Latest News
By Sandra Reames Carefree Catering Call in phone for show: 417-330-1063 Text: 417-699-8446 Branson, MO 417-230-5775 phone or textcarefreecatering@suddenlink.net Oh NO! it is Mothers Day! OK I am warning you weeks in advance, so do say you forgot! One thing that you never want to say to your Mom, is I forgot you, I was too busy. That is like telling your spouse they are too FAT. There is somethings that is never ever mentioned and those are 2 of t
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Monday Scores, Tuesday Schedule

April 25, 2017 | Latest News
NOTE: High School Baseball Coverage continues today as Branson travels to Webb City today at 4:30 on Hometown Daily News.com and 98.1 FM/AM 1220 KCAX. Scores Baseball Glendale 7 Branson 1 Reeds Spring 12 Central 2 Hartville 4 Forsyth 2 Blue Eye 6 Fordland 4 New Covenant 6 Crane 2 Carthage 3 Aurora 0 Monett 14 East Newton 1 Berryville 17 Lincoln 4 Softball Hollister 9 Mount Vernon 5 Crane 19 Chadwick 4 Billings 14 Galena 11 Tennis Branson 9 Cartha
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Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest on Drug Charges

April 24, 2017 | Latest News
by Shannon Cay MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. – A routine traffic stop leads to the arrest of a Midway woman on Monday. According to a release from the Baxter County Sheriff's Office, 32-year-old Connie Williams was pulled over on Highway 5 after a deputy noticed the car she was driving had expired tags. Sheriff John Montgomery says she could not produce a driver license but after searching for her name, deputies learned she was driving on a suspende
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Harrison City Council Releases Agenda

April 24, 2017 | Latest News
by Shannon Cay HARRISON, Ark. – There will be a full agenda at the Harrison City Council Meeting on Thursday evening. During the Harrison Council's April Meeting, members will start off hearing from the President and CEO of North Arkansas Regional Medical Center, Vince Leist, to get an update on the hospital. Also, the council will be honoring Walmart for its contributions to the community. Wade Phillips, the Public Works Director, will al
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Registration Underway for MDA Muscle Walk at Branson Landing

April 24, 2017 | Latest News
by Tim Church BRANSON, Mo. – The MDA Muscle Walk of Springfield is encouraging area residents to form teams and to sign up for its annual MDA Walk on Saturday, May 6th at the Branson Landing. Individuals are invited to start a team, join a team that already exists or participate on your own without being on a team. Currently the MDA Muscle Walk of Springfield has raised 25-percent of its nearly 34-thousand-dollar goal. Muscular Dystrop
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Bond Reduced for Man Charged with Stealing Dead Man’s Truck

April 24, 2017 | Latest News
Leonard L. Pherigo (TCSO booking photo) by Sam Clanton FORSYTH, Mo. – A motion for reduced bond is approved for a man from Hollister who allegedly stole a vehicle from a dead man and drove it to Downstream Casino. Court records show the bond for 35-year-old Leonard Pherigo was reduced from 50-thousand dollars to 5-thousand dollars last week. Jail records indicate Pherigo posted his bond and was released from the Taney County Jail. Pherigo i
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