Branson Police Look to ID Suspect in Vehicle Theft

March 23, 2017 | Latest News
(BPD photo) by Sam Clanton BRANSON, Mo. – The Branson Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a man who stole a motor vehicle Thursday morning. According to a news release, the suspect was later observed and pursued by the Taney County Sheriff's Office, and he rammed a deputy's patrol vehicle two times before fleeing on foot on Gunnison Road in the Mincy area. Police advise if you observe this individual, do not app
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Taney County authorities search for man accused of ramming deputy's car

March 23, 2017 | Latest News
BRANSON, Mo. -- Police ask for your help to identify a ... The theft happened in Branson Thursday morning. Taney County authorities observed him ... ...read more Source:: Google – Branson News
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Branson PD Needs Help Identifying Wanted Man

March 23, 2017 | Latest News
BRANSON, Mo- The Branson Police Department is asking for help in identifying a wanted man. According to the department's Facebook page, the ... ...read more Source:: <a href=https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=http://www.ozarksfirst.com/news/branson-pd-needs-help-identifying-wanted-man/679411547&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjdiZjkwOTg4ODJlYTI1YTE6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNHXdxfYCfOzjhZxsUfW8vppPOb3YA target="_blank" title=
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Norton Pleads Guilty to 2014 Murder

March 23, 2017 | Latest News
Jerry J. Norton (TCSO booking photo) by Sam Clanton FORSYTH, Mo. – A man charged with murdering his girlfriend in a Branson motel room in 2014 pleads guilty to five felonies. Thirty-five-year-old Jerry Norton, formerly of Greene County, entered guilty pleas before Taney County Associate Circuit Judge Eric Eighmy Wednesday afternoon. Norton's sentencing hearing is set for March 27th. Pursuant to a plea agreement with the Taney County Prosecu
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Cleeton third-team All-American

March 23, 2017 | Sports
College of the Ozarks' Kelsie Cleeton made the NAIA D-II American Team as a third-teamer to cap her sophomore season. ...read more Source:: Branson Tri-Lakes – Sports
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Groves optimistic he’ll stay in strike zone

March 23, 2017 | Sports
FORSYTH — Of the five words taped on Forsyth's dugout this week by coach Jim Julian for motivation for his players, ‘Attitude' hit home with Panthers pitcher Tyler Groves the most. ...read more Source:: Branson Tri-Lakes – Sports
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Ted Richard Sanders

March 23, 2017 | Latest News
Funeral services for Ted Richard Sanders age 82 of Branson, Missouri will be held at 10:00 AM, Saturday, March 25, 2017 at the Friendly Baptist Church in Branson with Pastor Monty Dunn officiating. Burial will follow with full military rites in the Lewallen Cemetery in Branson under the direction of Greenlawn Funeral Home in Branson. He passed away on March 22, 2017 at his home. Ted was born on January 21, 1935 in Fulton County, Georgia to A
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Amanda K. Metcalf

March 23, 2017 | Latest News
Funeral Services for Amanda K. Metcalf, age 36 of Springfield, MO will be held at 11:00 AM, Monday, March 27, 2017 at Greenlawn Funeral Home Branson. Burial will follow at Ozarks Memorial Park in Branson. Arrangements are under the direction of Greenlawn Funeral Home Branson. She died on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at her home. She was born on September 18, 1980 in Springfield, MO, the daughter of Ron Hulland and Peggy Villers. She is a gradua
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Wilma “Dean” Smithson

March 23, 2017 | Latest News
Wilma “Dean” Smithson, 86 of Taneyville, MO, departed this life March 21, 2017. She was born Feb. 17, 1931, daughter of Roy and Beulah (Davis) Kennedy in Monett, MO. Dean and her husband Clell were longtime residents of Taney County. They had received the Taney County Farm Family of the Year in the late 1950's. She also worked as a cook and school bus driver for Taneyville School District from 1964 until her retirement in 1991. She volunteere
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Mt Vernon Man Crashes near Halltown, Vehicle Catches Fire

March 23, 2017 | Latest News
by Tim Church HALLTOWN, Mo. – A Mount Vernon man suffers life-threatening injuries when his vehicle caught fire after crashing it Wednesday night, five miles west of Halltown in Lawrence County. The Missouri Highway Patrol reports 22-year-old David Rose was traveling southbound at 6:14 p.m., when he ran his vehicle off of the right side of the roadway, struck a culvert and caught fire. Rose was transported by ambulance to Cox South Spr
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