Day: August 12, 2014

One Year Anniversary of Turkey Creek Flood

It’s been a year since flood waters damaged homes and businesses along Turkey Creek in Hollister. City Administrator Rick Ziegenfuss says clean-up efforts moved quickly, but those affected by the flood are still waiting on disaster relief funds… http://mp3/template_maxi/player_mp3_maxi.swf To underscore the fact that “mitigation moves slowly in these type of events,” Ziegenfuss points out …

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Break-ins Cease Following Media Attention

There have been no additional break-ins in Hollister since police first announced a string of burglaries on the west side of the city. Police Chief Preston Schmidt reported the Board of Aldermen… http://mp3/template_maxi/player_mp3_maxi.swf Beginning the middle of June and continuing for nearly a month, several vacant homes were broken into, with thieves taking whatever they …

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Fall Creek Road Resurfacing Underway

Drivers can expect delays on Fall Creek Road near Branson as Taney County Road & Bridge works to resurface the roadway. Work began Monday on the project to resurface approximately 2-and-a-half miles, from the intersection of Highway 165 to the Branson city limits. Watch for flaggers and work vehicles close to traffic.

Taneyville Students Don’t Pay for School Supplies

TANEYVILLE, Mo. – Students in kindergarten through 8th grade in Taneyville don’t have to pay for school supplies, according to booster club member, Katie Hodges. http://mp3/template_maxi/player_mp3_maxi.swf The school’s booster club raises money to purchase all the necessary items which costs approximately 15 dollars a student. Hodges says all the student has to bring to school …

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Silver Dollar City Prepares for Big Announcement

BRANSON, Mo. – Silver Dollar City is preparing for their big announcement scheduled for tomorrow (Wednesday) afternoon. According to Lisa Rau of Silver Dollar City, Geyser Gulch is being taken down to make room for the soon to be announced  multi- million dollar expansion. http://mp3/template_maxi/player_mp3_maxi.swf The expansion is not all that will be revealed in …

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