Suspected Bank Robber Turns Himself In

July 24, 2017 | Latest News
Kendrick D. Calhoun (GCSO booking photo) by Sam Clanton NIXA, Mo. – The suspect in the July 11th robbery of Arvest Bank in the Nixa Walmart turns himself in to the Greene County Sheriff's Department today (Monday). Forty-three-year-old Kendrick Calhoun of Springfield is currently incarcerated without bond, according to Greene County Jail records. The felony charges against him in Christian County carry a cash or surety bond of 100-thousand
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Woman Cited for DWI in Ozark County Crash

July 24, 2017 | Latest News
by Sam Clanton PONTIAC, Mo. – An Ozark County woman is cited for driving while intoxicated and careless and imprudent driving after crashing her pickup on Route W at Pontiac. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says 42-year-old Shandra Sawyer was southbound at 6:10 p.m. Sunday, when her vehicle traveled off the right side of the roadway and overturned. She wasn't wearing a seat belt. Sawyer was airlifted to Cox South Hospital in Springfield
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Jacquelyn “Jackie” Plympton

July 24, 2017 | Latest News
A memorial service for Jacquelyn “Jackie” Plympton, 86 of Branson, will be held Friday, July 28, 2017 at 10:00 A.M. at Snapp-Bearden Funeral Home and Crematory, Branson. Chaplain Bill Niebuhr will officiate. Burial will follow in the Ozarks Memorial Park Cemetery, Branson. Mrs. Plympton entered into rest on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at Ozark Riverview Manor, Ozark. Jackie was the daughter of Boyd and Alberta (Worthing) Fitch. She graduated
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Pamela Mary (Cooley) Albin

July 24, 2017 | Latest News
Pamela Mary (Cooley) Albin, age 62, of Forsyth, Missouri, passed away on Saturday July 15, 2017. She came into this world August 1, 1954, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to Mildred Cooley. Arrangements and cremation are under the direction of Cremations of the Ozarks. Pam enjoyed many things including; gardening, creating stained glass art, dancing and music, and laughing. She was always known as a sweet person to all who knew her. Those who knew
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Roberta Lee Blankenship

July 24, 2017 | Latest News
Funeral services for Roberta Lee Blankenship age 76 of Branson, Missouri will be held at 2:00 PM, Friday, July 28, 2017 at Greenlawn Funeral Home in Branson with Pastor Gary Bucher officiating. Burial will be at a later date in the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Springfield, Missouri. Roberta passed away on July 23, 2017 at her home in Branson. She was born on January 3, 1941 in Baker, Montana the daughter of Bob and Helen Moody Breen. She w
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Barbara Mae Wien

July 24, 2017 | Latest News
Barbara Mae Wien, age 88, of Cassville, Missouri, passed away Thursday, July 20, 2017 at her home. She was born March 28, 1929 in Whittier, California the daughter of Reynold and Lulu (Farr) Fleming. She was united in marriage to Harry Weatherly, who preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death were her parents; one sister, Ethelyn Russell and two grandchildren, Joseph Reed and Alisha Allen. Surviving are one son, Larry L. Moore of Cassvi
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Willodean H. Hancock

July 24, 2017 | Latest News
Graveside services for Mrs. Willodean H. Hancock age 92, of Festus, Missouri will be held at 10:00 AM, Thursday, July 27, 2017 at Eastlawn Cemetery in Marshall, Arkansas with Brother John Eaton officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Greenlawn Funeral Home in Branson, Missouri. She passed away on July 22, 2017 at Mercy Hospital in Festus, Missouri. Willodean was born on September 26, 1924 in Marshall, Arkansas the daughter of He
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Springfield Men Hurt in Rollover Crash near Walnut Shade

July 24, 2017 | Latest News
by Sam Clanton WALNUT SHADE, Mo. – Two men from Springfield are injured in a single-vehicle rollover crash on U-S 65 two miles west of Walnut Shade in Taney County. State troopers say 85-year-old Jerry Fuzzell was southbound in a Ford Windstar minivan at 8 o'clock this (Monday) morning, when he attempted to avoid traffic stopped in front of him, changed lanes and overturned. Fuzzell and a passenger, 53-year-old Jeffrey Fuzzell, were transp
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Hollister Woman Injured in Two Vehicle Taney County Crash

July 24, 2017 | Latest News
by Tim Church HOLLISTER, Mo. – A woman from Hollister is injured in a two vehicle crash this (Monday) morning, one mile from Hollister in Taney County. The Missouri Highway Patrol reports 20-year-old Olivar Cole of Springfield was traveling westbound on Highway 165 at 7:37 a.m., when he crossed the center line and struck and oncoming eastbound vehicle, being driven by 62-year-old Lilia Mortell of Hollister. The impact of the crash caus
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Donald G. Keeton

July 24, 2017 | Latest News
Donald G. Keeton, age 69, of Monett, Missouri, passed away at his home on Friday, July 21, 2017. Mr. Keeton, son of H. Guy and Hallie (Beck) Keeton, was born on December 7, 1947, in Monett. He was a 1965 graduate of Monett High School. Mr. Keeton joined the United States Air Force on May 21, 1965, and was promoted to Master Sergeant in 1987; he served his country proudly until his retirement on September 1, 1990. He looked forward to his morning
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