Day: August 13, 2014

Boone Co. Quorum Court Approves Ordinances

The Boone County Quorum Court approves ordinances pertaining to elections reimbursement and the Cops In School program. The court moves to transfer 14-thousand 238 dollars into the County General Fund, which represents the total amount of elections reimbursement from the State of Arkansas. The ordinance amends the 2014 fiscal budget affecting full-time salaries. Ordinance number …

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Calico Rock Woman Arrested in Stabbing

A woman Calico Rock, Arkansas is jailed for stabbing a man during a domestic disturbance. Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence says 36-year-old Leah Renee Shaver is being held in the Izard County Jail without bond. Shaver is accused of stabbing 36-year-old John Webb, who was hospitalized following the incident. Webb faces charges of domestic violence.

Chadwick School District to Receive Funds

During a visit to the Chadwick Schools in Christian County on Tuesday, Governor Jay Nixon announced a competitive funding award of more than 937-thousand dollars for the non-profit organization, Community Foundation of the Ozarks. The funding, authorized by the Missouri Department of Economic Development, will be used to assist Chadwick School District in constructing a …

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Marijuana Plants Seized in Boone County

Law enforcement agencies in Boone County confiscate and destroy 11-hundred marijuana plants. Sheriff Mike Moore says a property owner in north-central Boone County reported the plants were being grown illegally on his land. Officers from the Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division along with Harrison Police and members of the 14th Judicial District Drug Task Force responded …

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Smoke Free Forum Thursday in Branson

The City of Branson is considering an ordinance banning or restricting smoking inside restaurants, businesses and public properties. Similar measures are currently in place in Springfield and other surrounding communities. However, Branson’s smoke-free ordinance would differ in some areas. Planning and Development Director Joel Hornickel: http://mp3/template_maxi/player_mp3_maxi.swf Residents and business owners are invited to learn more …

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Nixa, Branson West Join DWI Crackdown

Police in Nixa and Branson West will conduct DWI checkpoints and stepped-up enforcement efforts as part of the national “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign. Nixa’s checkpoint is scheduled for Thursday night and will involve officers from the Central Ozarks Regional DWI Task Force. Branson West Police will conduct high-visibility enforcement efforts beginning Friday …

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