Branson IMAX to Feature Four Docs at Film Festival

November 2, 2017 | Latest News
by Tim Church BRANSON, Mo. – The Branson IMAX Entertainment Complex is hosting its 5th annual Military Film Festival beginning Monday, November 6th. The annual film festival features award-winning documentaries during Branson's Annual Veterans Homecoming week in November. The festival was also established to educate future generations and honor the men and women that have served this nation. The documentary lineup includes showings of “T
Read More »

Early Registration Opens for Branson Turkey Trot

November 2, 2017 | Latest News
by Tim Church BRANSON, Mo. – Early registration is now open for the 6th Annual Branson Turkey Trot 5K hosted by the Ozarks Running Club. Now through November 15th, registration is only 20-dollars for adults and 10-dollars for runners 18 and under. Event organizer Addie Gaines joined Greg Pyron on 106.3 KRZK to talk about this year's event, which is held annually on Thanksgiving morning. Gaines shares the funds raised this year will benefit
Read More »

Madison Co. Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Charge

November 2, 2017 | Latest News
by Shannon Cay HUNTSVILLE, Ark. – A Madison County, Arkansas man pleads guilty in federal court to a weapons charge this week. According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, 55-year-old Gregg Nicholas from Huntsville pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a weapon and will now face state-level charges of impersonating law enforcement next month. According to his arrest report, in April, Nicholas told a local store owner that he was wit
Read More »

Elizabeth Ann Haley

November 2, 2017 | Latest News
Elizabeth Ann Haley, age 59, of Omaha, Arkansas, passed away Thursday, November 2, 2017. She entered this world November 17, 1957, in New Orleans, Louisiana, the daughter of Harvey and Betty (Gros) Haley, who have preceded her in death. Arrangements and cremation are under the direction of Cremations of the Ozarks. Liz enjoyed doing gardening and watching things grow but was also very good with her hands, doing crochet and all crafts in general.
Read More »

Runaway Reported Out of Huntsville

November 2, 2017 | Latest News
by Shannon Cay HUNTSVILLE, Ark. – Police in Huntsville, Arkansas are asking for help in locating a 15-year-old runaway girl. According to authorities, Kaitlyn Taylor was last seen on October 24th by her mother as she was being dropped off at school. The girl's mother says she did make into the high school, but did not return home. Taylor is described as 5-feet 3-inches tall with reddish blonde hair and blue eyes. When she was dropped off a
Read More »

Craig Wood Found Guilty of First-Degree Murder

November 2, 2017 | Latest News
Craig Wood in court (OzarksFirst.com) by Karen Libby, Ozarks First SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A jury from Platte County, Missouri has found Craig Wood of Springfield guilty of the 2014 murder of 10-year old Hailey Owens. The jury found Wood guilty of first-degree murder, putting the death penalty into play during the sentencing phase. The jury members heard three days of evidence by the state and no defense witnesses, then deliberated just one hour
Read More »

Kissee Mills Man Killed, Ejected/Ran Over by Own Vehicle

November 2, 2017 | Latest News
by Tim Church FORSYTH, Mo. – A man from Kissee Mills is killed in a single vehicle crash Wednesday night, three miles south of Forsyth in Taney County. The Missouri Highway Patrol reports 54-year-old Ronald Hankins was traveling eastbound on Highway 76 at 7:50 p.m., when the vehicle ran off of the right side of the roadway and impacted a driveway. The vehicle then went airborne, struck the ground, overturned and struck a utility pole
Read More »

Pearl Lavina Adams

November 2, 2017 | Latest News
Pearl Lavina Adams went peacefully to her eternal home November 1, 2017, surrounded by family and friends. Pearl was born November 7, 1930 in Chadwick, MO to Perry and Golda (Wyman) Hursh. She grew up in Taney County and graduated from Forsyth High School. After finishing school, she met the love of her life, Arthur “Junior” Adams, a Forsyth resident. They were married in January of 1951, and moved to Springfield. Pearl attended Draughon bus
Read More »

Eugene Youngblood

November 2, 2017 | Latest News
Eugene Youngblood of Blue Eye, MO, was born March 22, 1947, to Robert and Nola Johnson Youngblood at Berryville, AR, and passed away October 31, 2017, in Springfield, MO. He is survived by his wife of 47 years Helen DePew Youngblood, one daughter Jackie and husband Robert Porter of Blue Eye and one son Brian and wife Samantha Youngblood of Hollister, grandchildren Austin and Hannah Porter, Jacob Porter, Dekker Youngblood, and Hattie Youngblood,
Read More »

Mary “Josephine” Fisher

November 2, 2017 | Latest News
Mary “Josephine” Fisher, age 99, of Cassville, Missouri passed away Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at Cassville Health Care and Rehabilitation. She was born August 21, 1918 in Cassville the daughter of Otis A. and Etta (Reams) Fisher, who preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death were a brother, R.G. Fisher and a sister, Norma Ledgerwood. Surviving are two nephews, Carl Ledgerwood and his wife Linda of Collierville, Tennessee and Dennis
Read More »