Sunny Skies Are Temporary, New Storm Brewing to the West

May 19, 2017 | Latest News
by Tim Church SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Sunny skies across the area will not be staying very long, according to Meteorologist Megan Terry with the National Weather Service in Springfield. Terry explains the radar show a brief gap between this morning's storms and a new storm system heading in this direction: http://dehayf5mhw1h7.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/142/2017/05/19084031/Megan-Terry-N346.mp3 Terry shares this system could br
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NWS Survey Teams Confirm Two Tornados in Taney County

May 19, 2017 | Latest News
by Tim Church SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Survey teams with the National Weather Service in Springfield confirm two tornado touchdowns in Taney County. Meteorologist Mike Griffin breaks down the teams report: http://dehayf5mhw1h7.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/142/2017/05/19110746/Mike-Griffin-N347.mp3 Griffin shares survey teams will also be traveling to Chadwick and Shell Knob to determine if the damage there was caused by tornado
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NWS to Survey for Tornadoes in Branson, Forsyth & Chadwick

May 19, 2017 | Latest News
(WRVEC) (Shell Knob Fire Protection Agency) (Shell Knob Fire Protection Agency) (Shell Knob Fire Protection Agency) by Tim Church SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Early morning storms leaving a trail of Tornado Warnings and serious damage behind them as they exit the area. Heavy winds left damage in the form of fallen trees and power lines and heavily damaged vehicles, homes and other structures. Now in the daylight, the National Weather Service in S
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Storms Leave over 2500 without Power across Six County Area

May 19, 2017 | Latest News
WRVEC Empire by Tim Church MISSOURI/ARKANSAS – Empire District Electric Company and White River Valley Electric Cooperative are reporting a combined total of over 2500 customers without power following this (Friday's) morning's storms. Empire shares 460 of its customers in the Forsyth and Rockaway Beach area and 11 customers in the Branson North area are affected by this outage. Over two-thousand WRVEC customers in Christian, Douglas, Mar
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Initial Storm Reports

May 19, 2017 | Latest News
by: Scott McCaulley A squall line moves through the Ozarks overnight producing heavy winds and damage through the area. The National Weather Service reports through Emergency Management and Law Enforcement Officials in the region that a person sustained a Head Injury at the Camden Hotel in Branson where shingles were reported to be blown off the roof. A fence was also reported down around the Tanger Outlet Mall. Meanwhile in other areas of Taney
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Former Taneyville Man Convicted of Child Sex Crimes

May 18, 2017 | Latest News
by Sam Clanton FORSYTH, Mo. – A Taney County jury finds a former Taneyville man guilty of several charges in connection with the sexual abuse of two young girls. On Wednesday afternoon, the ten-woman, two-man jury deliberated for about an hour-and-a-half before delivering its verdict, convicting 60-year-old Ronald McLemore of enticement of a child, attempted sodomy in the first degree and two counts of sexual misconduct with a child by ind
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Crawdad Days Upon Us, Rain or Shine

May 18, 2017 | Latest News
by Shannon Cay HARRISON, Ark. – Organizers of this year's Crawdad Days in Harrison promise more crayfish and a festival rain or shine. The Harrison Chamber of commerce event organizer, Casey Whitney, says they have ordered 54-hundred pounds of crawfish for this year's two-day event: http://dehayf5mhw1h7.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/142/2017/05/18163210/Casey-Whitney-N342.mp3 This is the 27th year of the festival in Harrison.
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Veterans Museum to Dedicate Retired Vietnam Helicopter

May 18, 2017 | Latest News
Vietnam Huey UH-1C Helicopter by Tim Church BRANSON, Mo. – On Saturday, May 27th, the Branson Veterans Memorial Museum is officially dedicating its Vietnam Huey UH-1C Helicopter in honor of all the Veterans who served during the Vietnam War. Coffee and donuts will be made available to those at the museum starting at 9 a.m. The opening ceremonies will begin at 11:45 a.m., following a special performance from the cast of Live Branson show
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Residents Invited to 2nd Annual Mobility Device Repair Day

May 18, 2017 | Latest News
by Tim Church BRANSON, Mo. –American Legion Post 220 and The Veterans and Military Coalition of the Ozarks are hosting its 2nd Annual Mobility Device Repair Day on Wednesday, May 24th, at the Faith Lutheran Church in Branson. This free service is available to residents and visitors in, and around, the communities of Branson, Hollister, Forsyth, Rockaway Beach and Harrison, Arkansas, according to American Legion Post 220 Commander Willi
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Forsyth, Taneyville Schools Receive TangerKIDS Grant

May 18, 2017 | Latest News
Taneyville Title I committee accepts the TangerKIDS Grant. Pictured from left: Deidre McCormick, assistant general manager Tanger Outlets; Garnet Bills, Taneyville principal; Sherry Reynolds, Title I committee; Tara Roberts, Taneyville superintendent; Paig Herd, Title 1 committee; Linda Kleeman, Title 1 committee; Jamie Whiteis, general manager Tanger Outlets. by Tim Church BRANSON, Mo. – Tanger Outlets Branson names two Taney County sc
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