Shell Knob Woman Injured in Stone County Vehicle Crash

March 13, 2017 | Latest News
by Tim Church CARR LANE, Mo. – A woman from Shell Knob is injured in a single vehicle crash early this (Monday) morning, four miles east of Carr Lane in Stone County. The Missouri Highway Patrol reports 57-year-old Sandra Duncan was traveling westbound on Highway 86 at 12:03 a.m., when she failed to negotiate a curve, ran her vehicle off of the roadway and struck a tree. Duncan was transported to Cox South Hospital in Springfield to be
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Bid Approved for Hwy. 14 Resurfacing Project

March 12, 2017 | Latest News
by Sam Clanton OMAHA, Ark. – The Arkansas State Highway Commission approves a bid for improvements to Highway 14 in Boone County. Approximately 3-pont-7 miles will be resurfaced, from the intersection of Highway 65 eastward to the city of Omaha. The commission awarded the contract to APAC-Central, Inc. of Fayetteville, at a cost of nearly 685-thousand dollars. Construction will begin in two to four weeks, weather permitting. ...read more
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Public Invited to Cave and Karst Presentation  

March 12, 2017 | Latest News
by Shannon Cay HARRISON, Ark. – The Buffalo National River Partners will host a presentation called “Cave and Karst Features in the Buffalo National River” at the Boone Co. Library soon. The presentation will be at the library on March 28th at 5:30 p.m. Officials say Kayla Sapkota, the manager of the Buffalo National River project area, will be giving an overview of the Cave Research Foundation, including history, and ongoing work. The
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Berryville Man Arrested for Attacking Mother with an Axe

March 12, 2017 | Latest News
by Tim Church BERRYVILLE, Ark, – A Berryville man is arrested Friday morning, for attacking his mother with an axe and a knife. The Berryville Police Department reports officers were dispatched to a residence on Bunch Springs Road in reference to a man assaulting his mother with an axe. Upon arrival, James Asbury walked outside of the home and turned himself into the officers. Asbury stated that his mother had kidnapped his children an
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Henson Named Hollister Elementary Principal

March 12, 2017 | Latest News
Nina Henson (submitted photo) by Sam Clanton HOLLISTER, Mo. – The Hollister School District names Nina Henson as the new elementary school principal for the 2017-2018 school year. Henson has served as assistant principal at both the elementary and middle schools for the past two years. She is taking the position vacated by Amber Shuck, who has accepted a principal position with the Republic School District. Henson taught fourth grade at Bra
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50 Years Later Vietnam Veteran Reunites with Helicopter in Branson

March 12, 2017 | Latest News
Retired United States Army Captain Thomas Payne by Tim Church BRANSON, Mo. – A Veteran and his helicopter are reunited after almost 50 years in Branson. In August 1966 24-year-old Tom Payne began his year-long station at the Bien Hoa Air Force Base in Vietnam with the 118th Thunderbird's. Fast forward to Thursday, March 9th, 2017 when now retired United States Army Captain Thomas Payne was brought face to hull with just one of the many
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Scoreless second quarter too much for Branson to overcome

March 12, 2017 | Sports
BOLIVAR – Feeling the significance of the moment, Branson coach Kip Bough felt, both put the Lady Pirates in much too big of a bind, but later brought out the best in them on Saturday. ...read more Source:: Branson Tri-Lakes – Sports
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Collins, offensive struggles oust Lady 'Cats

March 12, 2017 | Sports
The NAIA Division II National Women's Basketball Championship tournament committee had it right this year. ...read more Source:: Branson Tri-Lakes – Sports
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C of O Eliminated From Women’s Championship

March 12, 2017 | Latest News
By Nikki Sherrill, Athletics Communications & Media Intern SIOUX CITY, Iowa – After a second-round game which had three different individuals performance highlighted, No. 1 Saint Xavier (Ill.) hoped to carry that momentum and energy into their quarterfinal contest against No. 2 College of the Ozarks (Mo.). The Cougars powered past the Bobcats, who came off a big win over hometown-favorite Morningside, with a 69-53 win to excel them into the
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Lawrence Co. Sheriff’s Office to Participate in Youth Seat Belt Enforcement

March 12, 2017 | Latest News
Press Release MOUNT VERNON, Mo. – The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office announced today they are joining with statewide law enforcement March 15-31 for an aggressive youth seat belt mobilization to crack down on Missouri's seat belt law violators and to reduce highway fatalities. Only 70 percent of Missouri teens wear their seat belts when driving or riding in a motor vehicle. Eight out of ten teen vehicle drivers and passengers killed in
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