Day: October 7, 2014

Harrison Man Suspected of 16 Area Break-Ins

HARRISON, Ark. – A suspected thief from Harrison is in custody and may be involved with at least 16 break-ins at storage units. Thirty-two-year-old David Marshall was arrested by Harrison police officers last Thursday after investigators identified his vehicle on surveillance video from a storage unit complex. Police Chief Paul Woodruff says Marshall obtained the …

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Missouri Funds Locally Grown Produce

MISSOURI – The Missouri Department of Agriculture announces block grants of over 450-thousand dollars to farmer’s markets and other organizations to help promote local produce. Fourteen groups will receive the block grants from the department’s specialty crops fund. The goal is to educate residents about Missouri-grown crops such as wild leeks and the pawpaw fruit. …

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Wal-Mart Enters Partnership with DirectHealth.com

BENTONVILLE, Ark. – Wal-Mart is expanding its market to health insurance now after the world’s largest retailer announces a partnership with DirectHealth.com. The online health insurance comparison site allows consumers to compare health coverage and enroll in a plan. Customers will be able to enroll online, by phone, or at various Wal-Mart locations beginning this …

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Commission Approves Request for Family Cemetery

Taney County Commissioners approve a request to establish a family cemetery in the Walnut Shade area, contingent on the receipt of an approved warranty deed. Attorney Mike Merrell appeared before the commission on behalf of the Russell and Van Skike families… http://mp3/template_maxi/player_mp3_maxi.swf Also on Monday, commissioners tabled a road vacation request filed by Mark Cook, …

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Tax Assistance Program Seeks Volunteers

The University of Missouri Extension is gearing up for the next tax season and looking for volunteers to help with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, or VITA. Financial Education Specialist Nellie Lamers says accounting experience is not required of the volunteers. Training sessions will be held in November and again in January… http://mp3/template_maxi/player_mp3_maxi.swf During …

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Annual Candlelight Vigil Next Week

BRANSON, Mo.-The 18th Annual Candlelight Vigil is scheduled for October 14th from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in Branson. The event aims to bring awareness of domestic and sexual violence. The vigil will take place at the Branson United Methodist Church Holt Chapel. For more information call 417-334-3423

Reeds Spring Woman Sentenced for Drug Possession

GALENA, Mo. – A Reeds Spring woman is sentenced this week to five years in the Missouri Department of Corrections for possession of methamphetamine. Stone County Deputy Taylor Jenkins made a traffic stop in August and recognized the passenger in the vehicle had a warrant out for her arrest. Twenty-three-year-old Tara Carroll was arrested and …

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