Day: October 31, 2014

Prosecutors, Child Advocates Support Amendment 2

Election day in Missouri includes a vote on Constitutional Amendment 2, which would allow juries to have information about a defendant’s prior history regarding sex crimes against children. Missouri is currently the only state in the country that prohibits this type of propensity evidence in all cases. Stone County Prosecutor Matt Selby says Amendment 2 …

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Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery

Daylight savings time ends Sunday and the Branson Fire Department reminds residents to change the batteries in their smoke alarms as they set their clocks back one hour. Fire Chief Ted Martin… http://mp3/template_maxi/player_mp3_maxi.swf According to the International Association of Fire Chiefs, 85-percent of fatal fires occur in residential dwellings, with 29-percent involving homes with inoperable …

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New Route for Veteran’s Day Parade

BRANSON, Mo. – Branson’s Annual Veteran’s Day Parade is on a new route this year because of construction work scheduled for downtown. City Planning & Development Director, Joel Hornickel, says the construction is an on going project.   http://mp3/template_maxi/player_mp3_maxi.swf The parade will be at 11 a. m. on November 11th starting at the Hilton parking …

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Vietnam Veterans Take Over Parade

BRANSON, Mo. – The Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 913 is hosting this year’s Veteran’s Day Parade scheduled for November 11th. Ron Simmons, the president of the chapter, says 94 organizations from all over the country will be participating, including bands, restored military vehicles, and corvette clubs. http://mp3/template_maxi/player_mp3_maxi.swf The parade will begin 11 a.m. with …

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Racism Discussed by Mayoral Candidates

HARRISON, Ark. – The three candidates running for mayor for the city of Harrison convene in a mayoral forum broadcast on AM900 KHOZ yesterday. Incumbent Mayor Jeff Crockett and challengers Jerry Jackson and Dan Sherrell touched on topics such as balancing the city’s budget, increasing Harrison’s economy, as well as racism. Alderman Dan Sherrell… http://mp3/template_maxi/player_mp3_maxi.swf

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