Day: September 30, 2014

Tax Sale Surplus Moved to School Trust Fund

The 2014 Taney County Tax Sale results in a surplus of more than 101-thousand dollars, which will be held in a special account for a total of 3 years. Collector Sheila Wyatt explains… http://mp3/template_maxi/player_mp3_maxi.swf Taney County Treasurer Melanie Smith says the remaining surplus from the 2011 Tax Sale – just over 19-thousand dollars – was …

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Branson CVB, SDC Co-Sponsor Mid-America Emmys

BRANSON, Mo. – Silver Dollar City and the Branson Chamber & Visitors Bureau co-sponsor the 28th Annual Mid-America Emmys. The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Mid-America Chapter handed out awards to journalists from Chicago to Dallas. Lisa Rau with Silver Dollar City reflects on the early days of the amusement park, when local …

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Kanakuk, Branson Sports Club Ruled Tax Exempt

Taney County Commissioners withdraw their inquiry to the State Tax Commission regarding Kanakuk Kamps and Branson Sports Club, Inc. Taney County Assessor Chuck Pennel says both organizations are tax exempt… http://mp3/template_maxi/player_mp3_maxi.swf Also this week, Taney County Commissioners approve tax abatement for the Combs-Redfern Apartments, a housing project operated by the Taney County Board for the …

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Child Abuse Case Moves to MO Supreme Court

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A Springfield man suspected of child abuse will appear before the Missouri Supreme Court this week. Fifty-year-old Peter Hanson is appealing a 2011 ruling which found him guilty of locking his child in a bathroom for several days as punishment. According to Hanson, a Seventh Day Adventist, his religion encourages vegetarianism and …

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Intersection Closed in Hollister

The City of Hollister announces the intersection of Esplanade and Business 65 is currently closed for repairs. The alternate route around this project is to use Maple and First Streets. The release says worker safety is imperative and caution should be used in the work zone areas.