Womack’s Mobile Office in Yellville Tuesday

March 20, 2017 | Latest News
(file photo) by Shannon Cay YELLVILLE, Ark. – U.S. Congressman Steve Womack is sending his Mobile Office and staff to assist constituents in Yellville Tuesday. A release from his office says he will be sending people to the Yellville Chamber of Commerce building, on 3rd Street, from 10:00 AM until noon. He says his staff will be answering questions about health care, the federal budget, and anything else people would like to bring up. In th
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James Opel

March 20, 2017 | Latest News
James Opel, 79 of Protem, MO, passed away on March 17, 2017 at his residence. He was born at Worden, IL., on July 13, 1937, son of Edward George and Mildred (Neuhaus) Opel. James owned a construction company, in Edwardsville, IL. He was known as a Jack of all trades. In 2000, James moved to Lazy Acres Community at Protem, MO. He had been president of the Lazy Acres Fire Department and was active at the Protem Community Church. He is survived by
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Holmes hits game-winning double in first varsity at-bat

March 20, 2017 | Sports
Adding to its long list of last-inning comebacks, Branson opened its season with a bang Saturday, thanks to a two-out, two-run, seventh-inning, pinch-hit double by Tyson Holmes. ...read more Source:: Branson Tri-Lakes – Sports
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Lady Pirates' Kearney COC Player of The Year

March 20, 2017 | Sports
Branson's Amanda Kearney finally was rewarded by the COC Large Schools Division coaches as the league's sole recipient of its Player of The Year award for her senior season this year. ...read more Source:: Branson Tri-Lakes – Sports
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Geraldine Ann Crawford

March 20, 2017 | Latest News
Geraldine Ann Crawford was born on October 11, 1964 in Pontiac, MI. She was the daughter of Robert Frederick Stillwell & Lillian (LeClaire) Stillwell. She moved to this area twenty years ago from Michigan. Geraldine worked at Prayer Mountain in Kirbyville. She enjoyed painting and playing with her grandkids. Geraldine entered into rest on Thursday, March 16 in Kirbyville at the age of 53. She was preceded in death by her father, Robert St
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John Robert Lilleskau, Sr.

March 20, 2017 | Latest News
John Robert Lilleskau, Sr. was born on August 29, 1945 in Tulsa, OK. He was the son of Sheldon Thomas Lilleskau and Betty Lee (Reynolds) Lilleskau. He served in the United States Army during Vietnam. John had lived in Silverthorne, CO and Tulsa, OK before moving to Branson. He had been a detective with the Tulsa Police Department and later worked in residential construction. He married his loving wife Vicki on October 16, 1981 in Tulsa. Joh
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Joan Ione-Gardner

March 20, 2017 | Latest News
Funeral services for Joan Ione-Gardner, 84, recently of Hollister, Mo., will be held Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints at 11am; viewing at 10 am. Bishop Tom Brett will officiate. Services are under the direction of Snapp-Bearden Funeral Home and Crematory, Branson. Mrs. Gardner entered into rest on March 18, 2017 at the Cox Medical Center, Branson, Mo. Joan was born March 26, 1932 in Phoenix, Az., to Th
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Billy Schell

March 20, 2017 | Latest News
Billy Schell, age 65, of Cassville, Missouri, passed away on Wednesday, March 15, 2017. Mr. Schell, son of Billy Wayne and Dollie Faye (Thomas) Schell, was born on March 25, 1951, in Monett. He was a 1969 Southwest High School graduate, and subsequently graduated from Missouri State University with an engineering degree. Mr. Schell was united in marriage to Rhonda Willows on June 15, 1974, who was crowned Mrs. North Dakota during their marriage.
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Carol J. Angus

March 20, 2017 | Latest News
Carol J. Angus, 75, of Hollister, died Friday, March 10, 2017, in the Forsyth Nursing and Rehab Center. Services will be private. Carol June Angus was born Thursday, December 3, 1941 in Chicago, IL to Donald Frank and Juanita Laura (Dobson) Buss. She graduated from the Kelly Curie Gage Park High School of Chicago in the class of 1958. Carol worked at various jobs. She was a homemaker, she owned and operated a taxi service in Chicago and later
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Four Calls Keep Branson Firefighters Busy

March 20, 2017 | Latest News
by: Scott McCaulley A busy Friday afternoon for the Branson Fire Department as Firefighters responded to four fire rescue calls within 20 minutes of each other late Friday afternoon from three different stations. According to a release from Branson Fire Chief Ted Martin, the first incident involved unattended cooking at the Branson Manor, a mid-rise senior housing building. A resident fell asleep while food was being cooked on the stove. A workin
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