Death Row Inmate Asks for Life in Prison

April 3, 2017 | Latest News
by Shannon Cay HARRISON, Ark. – A Boone County man convicted of murder and sentenced to death in 1998 is now asking to change his sentence to life in prison. Court records show 40-year-old Jason McGehee, who was convicted of killing 15-year-old John Melbourne Jr. from Harrison, is one of the eight men who Governor Asa Hutchinson has scheduled to be put to death later this month. MeGehee was the alleged ring leader of three men who were con
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Boone Co. Road Committee Invites Public to Q&A Session

April 3, 2017 | Latest News
by Shannon Cay HARRISON, Ark. – The Boone County Road Committee is inviting the public to an educational meeting this evening. The Committee Chairman Fred Woehl, Justice of the Peace for Ward Five, says he would like to explain to people how county roads, public, and private are maintained and help answer any questions they may have concerning roads: http://dehayf5mhw1h7.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/142/2017/04/03162735/Fred-W
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Lawrence Co. Crackdown Nets Arrests, Fugitive Apprehension

April 3, 2017 | Latest News
by Tim Church MOUNT VERNON, Mo. – The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office releases the results of its youth seat belt mobilization enforcement effort. Conducted from March 15th to the 31st, officer's issues a total of five traffic tickets, including two seat belt ticket, one speeding ticket and two other tickets for traffic violations. Lawrence County Sheriff Brad DeLay shares seat belts are the single best defense in a crash. He adds law
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Harlan Lee Warren

April 3, 2017 | Latest News
Harlan Lee Warren, age 59, of Aurora, Missouri, passed away on Friday, March 31, 2017 in his home. He was born on May 20, 1957, in Sallisaw, Oklahoma, the son of Lawrence and Goldie (Ridenour) Warren. On February 14, 2005, Harlan was united in marriage to Bertha (Snelling) Warren who survives. Also surviving are his mother Goldie Warren of Wyoming and two sisters. Preceding him in death were his father; one brother; one son, Jerod Michael and on
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Willis Wilson Harkins

April 3, 2017 | Latest News
Willis Wilson Harkins, age 82, of Kimberling City, MO, passed away at home Friday, March 31, 2017, surrounded by his wife and children. He was born September 24, 1934, in Forest Hill, MD, the son of Paul W. and Olla K. Harkins. Willis was joined in marriage to his loving wife, Carolyn, on December 19, 1981. Willis graduated from Bel Air High School in 1952, having been active in 4-H, Music, and driving a school bus. He attended the University of
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Diane M. Mall

April 3, 2017 | Latest News
Diane M. Mall, 71, of Rockaway Beach, MO, died Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at her residence. Services will be private Diane Marie Mall was born Sunday, August 26, 1945 in Detroit, MI to Chester Joseph and Helen (Kopicki) Mall. She graduated from high school in Detroit in 1964. After finishing school, she worked for the Chrysler Motor Company for a short time and then moved to Chicago and became a Flight Attendant for American Airlines. During her tim
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Betty Lois Roten

April 3, 2017 | Latest News
Betty Lois Roten was born on December 15, 1927 in Osage, Kansas. She was the daughter of John L. Rhoades and Velma Lois (Kettle) Rhoades. After high school, Betty worked for a doctor in Kansas. During World War II, she worked in an airplane factory. She had owned and operated bakeries with her husband in Kansas and Missouri along with raising her family. In 1960, Betty moved to Branson from Freistatt, MO. She worked as a baker for the Dutch O
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Edmond J. Millington

April 3, 2017 | Latest News
Edmond J. Millington passed away March 31, 2017 in Branson Missouri at the age of 61. Edmond was born in Wyandotte County, Kansas on July 2, 1955 to Herbert and Hilda (Schulze) Millington. He attended school at Hollister and after graduation he attended Southwest Missouri State. Edmond married Silvia Tiepelman on Table Rock Lake on June 15, 1994. Edmond and Silvia have enjoyed the Branson area since 1990. Edmond worked for the Grand Palace the
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Carolyn Sue Crouse

April 3, 2017 | Latest News
Carolyn Sue Crouse was born north of Green City, MO, the daughter of Robert and Iona (Harden) Sayre, March 13, 1944. She passed away March 29, 2017, at Magnolia Square Rehab in Springfield, Mo. at the age of 73. She attended grade schools at rural Chapel School and a short time at Webster City, Iowa. She graduated from High School at Green City, Mo. in the class of 1962. Carolyn professed faith in Christ and was baptized at First Baptist Church,
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Kelley Gene Williamson

April 3, 2017 | Latest News
Kelley Gene Williamson, age 57, of Cassville, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, March 28, 2017 in Texas. He was born August 30, 1959 in Monett, Missouri, the son of Ronald Gene “Tex” and Norma Lea (Dilbeck) Williamson. Surviving are his mother, Norma Williamson of Cassville; one daughter, Sheena Bittle and her husband Tim of Wheaton, Missouri; one sister, Rhonda Craig and her husband David of Cassville, Missouri; two grandchildren, Jacob and Joz
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