Day: August 6, 2014

Reeds Spring Man Sentenced for Child Molestation

GALENA, Mo. – Circuit Court Judge Jack Goodman sentences 49-year-old William Kelley to two life sentences for two counts of first degree sodomy. According to Stone County Prosecutor Matt Selby, the victims, two girls ages six and seven, told their father they had been touched inappropriately by another man. The girls described Kelley’s bedroom in …

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Taney County Election Results

Taney County will have a new Presiding Commissioner as Mike Scofield defeats incumbent Ron Houseman in Tuesday’s Republican Primary. Scofield received 4-thousand 711 votes or nearly 62-percent over Houseman’s tally of 2-thousand 899 votes. In an interview with HometownDailyNews.com, Scofield, of Protem, thanked his supporters, and stated he wants to bring more transparency to Taney …

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Stone County Election Results

Cindy Elmore wins the Republican Primary for Stone County Clerk, earning 45-percent of the vote in Tuesday’s election. Unofficial results show Elmore with 2-thousand 488 votes, or 45-percent, with Denise Dickens earning 37-percent, and Matt Carr 18-percent. Elmore has worked as Chief Deputy Clerk under Judy Berkstresser since 2007. She tells HometownDailyNews.com… Incumbent Dennis Wood …

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Western Taney County Fire District Taking Apps

  BRANSON, Mo.- Western Taney County Fire Protection District is taking applications for those interested in training to become volunteer firefighters. The training is given three times a year according to Fire Chief Chris Berndt and includes equipment and physical training to those who qualify. http://mp3/template_maxi/player_mp3_maxi.swf The next recruit firefighter academy begins in September, and …

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Kirbyville Woman Seriously Injured in Car Crash

KIRBYVILLE, Mo.- A Kirbyville woman is in serious condition from a single car crash this( Wednesday ) morning off of Hwy 76 near Kirbyville. According to Missouri Highway Patrol, 62-year-old Judy Roberts was driving eastbound on Hwy 76 2 miles outside of Kirbyville, when the vehicle left the roadway and overturned. State troopers report Roberts …

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