Day: October 29, 2014

Highway 76 Relocation Ahead of Schedule

The project to relocate a portion of Highway 76 between the Ozark Mountain Highroad and Highway 265 in Stone County is ahead of schedule, despite heavy weekend traffic. MoDOT Area Engineer Beth Schaller… http://mp3/template_maxi/player_mp3_maxi.swf The project will widen and straighten the highway section. Schaller says per contract, crews are supposed to finish the work by …

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BRMC Confident in Prevention against Ebola

MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. – Medical officials at Baxter Regional Medical Center are implementing practices and procedures suggested by the Centers for Disease Control in preparation for a potential Ebola crisis. Infection Preventionist for BRMC, Stephanie Free… http://mp3/template_maxi/player_mp3_maxi.swf Hospital employees have been drilled on how to wear protective suits and the procedures to follow in case …

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Smoke Free Policy Passes in Branson

BRANSON, Mo. – After much debate and several revisions, the proposed smoke free ordinance passes on its final reading. http://mp3/template_maxi/player_mp3_maxi.swf That was the general consensus from both viewpoints of the bill – that the city drafted a fair ordinance. Betsy Seay owns the Branson Cigar Company. She realized a smoking ordinance wasn’t a matter of …

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Hoops and Homeruns Damaged in Fire

HARRISON, Ark.- Police officials are investigating a fire this morning at the Hoops and Homeruns building near Main Street in Harrison. Police Chief Paul Woodruff… http://mp3/template_maxi/player_mp3_maxi.swf Woodruff says there are no connected utilities to the building. He went on to say several business are without power because of damaged power lines from the fire. Main street will …

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Cedar Creek Fire Department Burglarized

Thousands of dollars worth of tools and equipment are missing from the Cedar Creek Volunteer Fire Department following an apparent burglary Monday night. Fire Chief David May describes what he found missing Tuesday morning when he showed up for work… http://mp3/template_maxi/player_mp3_maxi.swf May estimates a cost of between 10 and 15-thousand dollars to replace the stolen …

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