Two Injured in Crash near Ozark

March 31, 2017 | Latest News
by Sam Clanton OZARK, Mo. – Two women are hurt in a two-vehicle crash on Christian County Route W about a mile south of Ozark. State troopers say 31-year-old Tanya Peak of Ozark was eastbound at 5:26 p.m. Friday, when her car turned into the path of a northbound vehicle driven by 34-year-old Jennifer Owens of Bruner. Peak suffered moderate injuries and was transported by ambulance to Cox South Hospital in Springfield. She was not wearing a
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Federal Search Warrant Turns up Suspected Heroin

March 31, 2017 | Latest News
by Sam Clanton BRANSON, Mo. – A large amount of narcotics believed to heroin and other illicit drugs are confiscated from an apartment in Branson. According to a news release from City of Branson Communications Manager Jennifer Langford, Branson Police in cooperation with the Missouri State Highway Patrol and COMET drug task force executed a federal search warrant on Thursday, March 30th. In addition to drugs, officers recovered two firear
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Randy Delane Yarnall

March 31, 2017 | Latest News
Randy Delane Yarnall, age 55, of Cassville, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, March 28, 2017 in Texas. He was born November 18, 1961 in Monett, Missouri, the son of Lonnie and WillaBee (Edie) Yarnall. On May 21, 1988 he was united in marriage to Cheryl Lowery, who survives. Also surviving are three sons, Dylan Yarnall and Chase Yarnall both of Cassville, Missouri and Justin Smith of Neosho, Missouri; his father, Lonnie Yarnall of Cassville; three
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Duncan contines trend by committing early

March 31, 2017 | Sports
McKenzie Duncan will be returning to her roots in the southeast by continuing her soccer career at Palm Beach Atlantic (Florida). ...read more Source:: Branson Tri-Lakes – Sports
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Hanson trying to ‘accentuate the positives’

March 31, 2017 | Sports
Sports Editor Pat Dailey engaged in a Q's and A's session with outgoing Branson coach Kirk Hanson after his dismissal after four seasons with the Pirates: ...read more Source:: Branson Tri-Lakes – Sports
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Dismissal still a ‘head scratcher' for Hanson

March 31, 2017 | Sports
For former Branson coach Kirk Hanson, the timing of the news he received word that this season would be his last with the Pirates has been harder to deal with than actually being fired. ...read more Source:: Branson Tri-Lakes – Sports
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James (Jay) L. Rankin

March 31, 2017 | Latest News
James (Jay) L. Rankin, 86, of Springfield, Missouri, peacefully passed away at home on March 30th, 2017 with family by his side. He was born February 3, 1931, in St. Louis, Missouri, to Joseph and Loretta Rankin. Jay attended Nativity Grade School and Deandreis High School. He was the devoted husband of Marlene for 64 years. Left to honor his love are his five children: Susan Crawford (Bruce), Judy Pitts (Terry), Janice Goodall (Kurt), Jeanni
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Betty Jean Fitzner

March 31, 2017 | Latest News
Betty Jean Fitzner was born December 5, 1924 to George & Lucy Richardson in a farmhouse near Guide Rock, Nebraska. She spent her early life in southwest Nebraska, and moved with her family to Boulder, Colo. where she graduated High School, met and married her husband, and their two sons were born there. They bought a ranch in northwest Montana when the boys were teenagers, and lived there for the next 30 years. They moved to Florida in 198
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Dennis J. Mulherin

March 31, 2017 | Latest News
Funeral Services for Dennis J. Mulherin, age 81 of Ridgedale, Missouri will be held at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at Greenlawn Funeral Home Branson. Burial will follow in the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Springfield, Mo., with full military honors. Arrangements are under the direction of Greenlawn Funeral Home Branson. He died on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, MO. He was born on July 6, 1935 in Cedar Rapids,
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Paul Willard “Bill” Brown

March 31, 2017 | Latest News
Paul Willard “Bill” Brown, age 83, of Rocky Comfort, Missouri passed away Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at Cox Hospital in Monett, Missouri. He was born July 10, 1933 in Rocky Comfort, Missouri the son of Paul Dabbs and Ruby Opal (Decker) Brown. Preceding him in death were his parents. Surviving are one son, Jason Brown; one daughter, Rana Woolaway and her husband Donnie of Rocky Comfort, Missouri; one sister, Nadine Carden of Anderson, Missouri
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