Day: September 11, 2014

Suspect Arrested in High School Shooting

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Another suspect is arrested in the investigation of a gun discharging inside a Springfield high school last week. Springfield police say 18-year-old Lavern Hale surrendered himself over to the authorities after a standoff at an apartment complex Tuesday night. Investigators are continuing their interviews with students and staff at Springfield Central where …

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Cox Branson Hosting Open House Saturday

The public is invited to tour Cox Medical Center Branson’s new emergency department and critical care unit. An open house runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday to showcase the first phase of the 30-million dollar project. Media Relations Specialist Mindy Honey… http://mp3/template_maxi/player_mp3_maxi.swf Honey says the new addition is being constructed with future growth …

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Trees to be Removed in Downtown Harrison

HARRISON, Ark. – Several trees in the square in downtown Harrison will be cut down after officials determined the trees are dying and pose hazards to the general public. According to Boone County Administrative Assistant Lucretia Richardson, one tree limb fell down outside of the courthouse and damaged a mailbox. Arkansas Forestry officials tested three …

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Hollister FFA Students Place in Competitions

Hollister FFA students attend 9 different events over the summer, earning various awards in livestock competitions across the Ozarks. Ag Science teacher and FFA sponsor Brad Buttram updated Hollister School Board members this week… http://mp3/template_maxi/player_mp3_maxi.swf FFA members plan to participate in similar competitions over the next two months in Sedalia and Fayetteville, Arkansas. Buttram also …

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David Pryor Reaching College Students

ARKANSAS – As Mark Pryor enters the home stretch of his campaign for re-election to the Senate, his father David is reaching out to college students across the Natural State. Pryor says he’s found most college students well informed with pressing political issues: http://mp3/template_maxi/player_mp3_maxi.swf He says visiting college campuses across the state helps him feel …

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CenturyLink Working on Equipment Issue

UPDATE 6:52 a.m. Friday, Sept. 12: News Release: CenturyLink restored high-speed Internet service in southwest Missouri, between Branson and Springfield, last night at 9:37 p.m. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused our customers. — CenturyLink says an equipment issue is to blame for disruptions in Internet service to business and residential customers …

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